ASUS A8R-MVP SATA DRIVER
A single video card goes in the blue slot, so even if it’s double-width, you still have a usable PCIe x1 and 2 PCI slots. There is no CrossFire Xpress Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Board Layout Basic Features: There are no complicated internal switches as we’ve seen on some other Crossfire boards, which may be one of the reasons for the excellent overclocking that we see on this Asus.
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This is the same simple arrangement that we saw on early ATI Reference boards. In the worst dual video arrangement of two double-width cards, you still have 2 usable PCI slots.
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I don’t mind dropping a few hundred for speed. There are no complicated internal switches as we’ve seen on some other Crossfire boards, which may be one of the reasons for the excellent overclocking that we see on this Asus.
You shouldn’t have an issue with IDE, floppy, or SATA connector placement, but look carefully at how cables will be managed in any case that you are considering.
In the past few months, we’ve been paying quite a bit of attention towards the multi-GPU scene, especially on the growing CrossFire enabled product base. You will notice that there is nothing on the board which would announce that this might be a serious overclocker, except perhaps for the large heatsink covering the power Mosfets.
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Board Asuw Basic Features: There is no need to snake cables over the CPU or slots when this location is used.
Hard Disk Drives – Asus A8R-MVP User Manual [Page 44]
Apart from that, here’s a8r-jvp list of accessories you can expect to find in every A8R-MVP motherboard package: Memory voltage does not extend to 4. In our past few CrossFire motherboard reviews, the RD proved to be a good bargain for users to get on CrossFire without burning a hole in their pockets, but the chipset itself may not have been too appealing to enthusiasts looking to a powerful platform.
Mainstream Rocket by Wesley Fink on November 23, 1: Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. After our initial testing showed the A8R-MVP to be an excellent overclocker, we suggested to Asus that they support the higher memory ratios of the Revision E and above AMD Memory Controller and include additional adjustments for memory.
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Just as important a8r-,vp the SB south bridge limitations that are not here. Thanx for your advice and for lending us the benefits of your experience.
Now if that awus gotten your attention, let’s get on with this review. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. ATI then followed up with the released of the high-end dual x16 CrossFire Xpress RD chipset, which has so far been very well received but still limited in availability. There is no CrossFire Xpress Thanx for your advice and for lending us the benefits of your experience.
ASUS A8R-MVP – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – 480X CrossFire Series
IDE and floppy connectors are ideally located on the a8t-mvp edge of the board – where they belong. The lower IDE and floppy connectors are card-edge connectors, which keep cables out of the way of cards.
Mainstream Rocket by Wesley Fink on November 23, 1: I’m not a ‘gamer’ though — I’m trying to select the fastest asua mobo for software development. The logic of this menu nesting is obscure, but once you drill down to memory timing adjustments, you will find a fairly complete range of options. Breaking our own convention slightly, we’ll put the stakes on the table first.
Board Layout The box for the Asus A8R-MVP is dark grey and strewn with confetti, perhaps to announce the party inside, but it is certainly not a serious package like we see on the top-line Asus boards.