Another excellent solution from the A7N8X series is here. The A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard improves on the popular A7N8X Deluxe by adding Gigabit LAN and the exclusive ASUS Wi-Fi slot for easy wireless LAN setup. Of course, innovative features such as AGP Pro/8x, Dolby digital 6-channel audio, onboard IEEE 1394, Serial ATA, dual-channel DDR 400 and a dual LAN design are still included in this latest board.
Form Factor: ATX
Chipset: NVIDIA nForce2 Ultra 400 / MCP-T
Supported RAM: DDR SDRAM
Storage: RAID (Serial ATA-150), IDE (ATA-133)
Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe Motherboard Specifications
Part # A7N8X-E DELUXE
NVIDIA nForce2 MCP-T 2 x UltraDMA 133/100/66/33 Silicon Image Sil 3112A RAID Controller: 2 x Serial ATA RAID 0, RAID1
Realtek ALC650 6-Channel CODEC Integrated APU(Audio Processor Unit) Dolby Digital (AC-3) Encorder S/PDIF in / out interface
2 Ports Marvell 88E8001 Gigabit Lan PCI Controller supporting 10/100/1000 BASE-T Ethernet MCP-T integrated NVIDIA MAC + Realtek 8201BL PHY
1 x AGP Pro/8X (1.5V only) 5 x PCI 1 x ASUS Wi-Fi slot for optional wireless LAN upgrade
PCI 2.2, USB 2.0
Power Loss Restart Support S/PDIF in / out interface ASUS POST Reporter ASUS C.O.P. (CPU Overheating Protection) ASUS Q-Fan technology
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x Parallel 1 x Serial 1 x PS/2 Keyboard 1 x PS/2 Mouse 1 x Audio I/O 2 x RJ45 1 x S/PDIF out+1 x Surround L/R audio jack+ 1 x CNTR/LFE audio jack 4 x USB 2.0/1.1
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x USB 2.0 connector supports additional 2 USB 2.0 ports CPU / Chassis / Power FAN connectors 20-pin ATX Power connector IDE LED connector, power LED connector Chassis Intrusion, SIR S/PDIF in / out connector CD / AUX / Modem audio in 2 x IEEE1394 ports connector GAME/MIDI connector 2 x SATA ports COM2 connector Front panel audio connector
Dimensions (W x D)
12" x 9.6"
Includes in the Box
InterVideo WinDVD Suite User's manual UltraDMA cable IDE cable FDD cable 2-port USB2.0 I/O shield Serial ATA Power Cable Serial ATA cables 2 port IEEE1394 cables Drivers ASUS PC Probe Trend Micro PC-cillin 2002 anti-virus software (OEM version) ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Asus A7N8X-E Deluxe Motherboard Features
ASUS Wi-Fi slot The Wi-Fi slot is specifically designed for the ASUS WiFi-b™ add-on card to set up an environment for home wireless LAN. The ASUS WiFi-b™ add-on card bundles the exclusive Software AP (access point) to save the extra cost of an actual AP. In addition, the card comes with user-friendly utilities and applications that allow quick connection to notebooks, PDAs and other WLAN peripherals. The WiFi slot supports the 802.11g standard for future upgrades.(Note: The WiFi-b™ card with software AP has to be purchased separately)
Athlong XP / FSB 400 Support Starting from PCB version 2.0, The A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard supports Front Side Bus (FSB) 400.
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.
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.
Dual LAN With Gigabit Marvell® Gigabit PCI LAN controller and Southbridge Integrated NVIDIA® 10/100 Mb LAN controllers let users access broadband via 10/100 Mb LAN port and share the Internet connection with network neighborhood via the Gigabit LAN port.
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.
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.
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 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.
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-E 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 WinDVD Suite A full array of bundled software is now available with ASUS motherboards! Submerge yourself in a whole new multimedia experience. WinDVD: The world's most popular DVD software WinDVD Creator: Making DVDs in a snap. WinRip: MP3 Player / Encoder / Ripper : Next Generation MP3 Technology