I did not realize that until I read your article. Individual performance will vary with any particular or specific timings or tweaks enabled by you. The downside is that the surround components may be crowded. I spoke with Gigabyte and it is normal for the NF4 chipset to run that hot. Originally Posted by TVeblen.

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The comparisons are subjective. An interesting feature is M. The DIMM slots could be just a few millimeters further apart for some memory modules with heat spreaders. Win 7 Ultimate x I a-ata someone can help me out! Windows 7 Ultimate 64Bit SP 1. AMD have done their best to make it an art form to overclock their processors.

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Motherboard manufacturers have learned to keep the area around the socket clean in order to accommodate the myriad of heatsink designs available today. There is a level of vulnerability there.

Z which can dial in specific settings for a particular module of RAM as pictured in the closeup image following the main screen. Find More Posts by stormy This is a bit of a contradiction in terms though. Find More Posts by seth Case modders will absolutely love this motherboard as it’s quite good to look at.


It would be like dropping a second engine into a tractor. The underside of the metal arm is insulated to prevent shorts. The small black cap removes to accommodate those power supplies with pin connectors. Similar help and support threads. Two Texas Instruments chips that did not show up in w-ata TI directory. The ATX connections sits free and clear at the top in8 of the motherboard but the 4-pin ATX connectors sits at the top end of the backplane on the opposite side of the board.

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Many enthusiasts purchase specialty memory that comes standard with heatspreaders. Find More Posts by ctp9. This motherboard would serve the mutlimedia enthusiast nicely.

The review sample was not as hot as other sites have reported. Windows 7 Pro X64 SP1.

First there is the space concern between the DIMM slots. The time now is Sata drives, no AHCI. This provides for one of the two Gigabit Ethernet ports.


Remember that this is a motherboard review and not a video card review. The new style has a clip lock to prevent this. As space is limited bumping into the graphics card in slot 1this can be tricky.

I did not realize that until I read your s-afa. ANY video card in there with any sort of heatsink will block that port. The accuracy of this benchmark is becoming questionable with frame rates consistently around or over I’m running on W