Asus A7N8X Deluxe nVidia nForce2-ST Motherboard

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Asus A7N8X Deluxe nVidia nForce2-ST Motherboard

With an array of advanced technology, the A7N8X Deluxe provides a revolutionary audio/video experience. AGP Pro/8X, doubling the bandwidth of AGP 4X, provides cutting-edge graphics performance while Dolby digital 6-channel support brings incredible sound quality. Onboard 1394/USB 2.0 interfaces further enable smooth audio/video data transfer between DV/MP3 players and systems. In addition, Dual-Channel DDR400 and Serial ATA technology significantly enhance overall system performance, while a dual LAN design and Windows' native Internet connection streamline your networking platform.

FSB 400 Support
Starting from PCB version 2.0, The A7N8X Deluxe motherboard supports Front Side Bus (FSB) 400. The users of PCB 1.06 or earlier version can update their motherboard BIOS to get FSB 400 support. The PCB (Printed Circuit Board) version is located beside the motherboard name printed on the motherboard. PCB 2.0 BIOS version or later are not compatible with PCB 1.06 or earlier BIOS versions.

AGP 8X Technology
AGP8X (AGP 3.0) is the next generation VGA interface specification that enables enhanced graphics performance with high bandwidth speeds up to 2.12GB/s and twice as fast as AGP4X.

SoundStorm™/ Dolby™Digital Audio
Experience the full power of surround sound audio with the NVIDIA™SoundStorm™ With the integrated APU (Audio Processing Unit) you will feel the impact in games or music. And with the only Dolby™Digital 5.1 encoder you can hear it all in amazing digital cinema clarity on your home theater receiver or digital
PC speaker system.

Dual-Channel DDR400 Support
The 128-bit TwinBank DDR Memory architecture doubles the DDR 400 (PC3200) bandwidth. System bottlenecks are eliminated with balanced architecture and peak bandwidth up to 6.4GB/s.

Serial ATA Technology
Serial ATA is the next generation ATA specification that provides scalable performance for today and tomorrow. With up to 150MB/s data transfer rate, Serial ATA is faster than current Parallel ATA, while providing 100% software compatibility.

Dual LAN
Integrated 3Com and NVIDIA LAN controllers lets users access broadband via one LAN port and share the Internet connection with network neighborhood via the other LAN port.

Select Area ASUS C.O.P (CPU Overheating Protection)
ASUS C.O.P (CPU Overheating Protection) is a hardware protection circuit that automatically shuts down the system power before temperatures go high enough to permanently damage your CPU.

6-Channel Audio
The A7N8X uses an onboard Realtek ALC650 audio CODEC that lets you enjoy high-quality 6-channel audio without having to buy advanced sound cards.

IEEE 1394
IEEE 1394 interface provides high speed digital interface for audio / video appliances such as digital television, digital video camcorders, storage peripherals & other PC portable devices.

6 USB 2.0 Ports
USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next generation components and peripherals. Backward compatible with current USB 1.1 peripherals, USB 2.0 delivers transfer speeds up to 40 times faster at 480MB/s, for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.

ASUS Q-Fan Technology
Constant, high-pitched noise generated from heatsink fans are a thing of the past thanks to ASUS Q-Fan™ The ASUS A7N8X Deluxe with Q-Fan technology intelligently adjusts fan speeds according to system loading to ensure quiet, cool and efficient operation.

ASUS Reliability
All ASUS motherboards are designed and tested to meet the highest quality standards. Responsive customer support and frequent BIOS and driver updates ensure the fastest, most reliable performance. All ASUS motherboards are backed by a 3-year limited warranty.

ASUS Wincinema (optional)
A full array of bundled software is now available with ASUS motherboards! Submerge yourself in a whole new multimedia experience.