Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies. The heat sinks and strategic board layout are tailor made to dissipate heat in the most efficient manner. The Northbridge and Southbridge chipsets are passively cooled with large heatsinks that do not interfere with any installed peripherals. Asus did an excellent job with the color coordination of the various peripheral slots and connectors. All specifications are subject to change without notice. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

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No one wants to hear the cooling fan spinning. Returning to the CPU socket area, we find ample amount of room for alternative cooling solutions. The power plug placement favors standard ATX case design and the power cable management is very good. Moreover, the unique setup p5ld22 makes establishing a wireless environment a piece of cake.

The heat sinks and strategic board layout are tailor depuxe to dissipate heat in the most efficient manner.

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Memory ratios are limited compared to the nForce4 Intel Edition boards, but Asus did manage to offer more settings than the other two Intel P boards that ssta reviewed.

Stack Cool 2 Stack Cool 2 is a fan-less and zero-noise cooling solution. Share photos, videos and MP3 music files between the wireless devices at home without the tangling wires. The board fully supports manual memory timing adjustments or allows for an Auto setting that will set the memory to the SPD settings.


Enjoy true home theatre experience staa the wsus Dolby Master Studio and hear your movies in 7. In fact, this system kept the chipsets cool enough that additional chipset voltage was not a factor in our overclocking tests. To create a peaceful environment, several new and improved innovations are also included to reduce noise and temperature.

The audio panel consists of 6 ports that can be configured for 2, 4, 6, and 8-channel audio connections. You have the ability to overclock the system utilizing the Asue Overclock profiles that have preset percentages or to use the AI N.

We will be fully exploring the capabilities of this equipment in a future HTPC article.

The board is lacking most clearance issues and was very easy to install in a mid-size ATX case. The memory modules can easily be changed with a full size video card installed in the first PCI Express x16 slot. The layout of this design offers a very good balance of slots and allows for numerous add-in peripheral cards. With the addition of Stack Cool 2, users can even overclock without a noisy, bulky fan.

The floppy drive port connector and 4-pin 12v EZ-Pug are conveniently located on the edge of the board along with the 24 pin ATX power connector. PCB color and bundled software versions are subject to change without notice. Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective companies.

It effectively transfers heat generated by the critical components to the other side of the specially designed PCB printed circuit board for effective heat dissipation. Asus places the eight-pin 12V auxiliary power connector at the top of the CPU socket area, but out of the way of most aftermarket cooling solutions.


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Intel chipset The Intel P is the latest and one of the most powerful chipsets in personal computing. SLId double width cards in the P5N32 as well as the A8N32, p5pd2 being tested here would only leave one pci slot and since I have an ide raid array with at least a year or 2s life in it, that leaves me with no slot for a sound card therefore say, a USB Audigy NX would be useful. Unfortunately, these mechanisms cause data transfer delays known as latency time.

Fanless Design Cooling fans, though a popular thermal solution, also come with noise and malfunction likelihood.

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However, due to the large MCH heatsink, installation of certain cooling solutions could be problematic. We did not have any issues utilizing this slot with video cards containing de,uxe slot cooling systems, but we sat unable to install a sound or network card upon installation of a NVIDIA Ultra in the x16 PCI Express slot.

Please refer specification pages for full details. Thanks a lot Reply. This Auto setting will adjust the memory timing settings automatically when the system is overclocked.