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My Pc is dead at the shop; The Asus A8N-SLI premiun is what they are putting in. Any pitt falls I need to know about?
    
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Nope, it rocks. I had it in my main rig for 5 months before moving it my second rig (I picked up the Asus A8N32-SLI for it). Very stable, very fast, and slick heatpipe cooling.
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I have one AN8 Sli Premium and its amazing.......

Just one thing........ Does it support the Gygabite 3D1 in Sli Mode???

thanks.....
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post #4 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Firefly
My Pc is dead at the shop; The Asus A8N-SLI premiun is what they are putting in. Any pitt falls I need to know about?
By all accounts a great board. Only pitfall is that the max voltage is 1.55v vcore.
If you use this or less, it should be a very good buy
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Yes it does support the gigabyte dual gpu card. The reviews I read for the card indicated that the Asus bios detects it no problems.
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post #6 of 29
the only downfall of this mobo, is that your friends will be jealous...so u might wanna be careful with this one!
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post #7 of 29
i only went with the deluxe because i was going to WC the chipset, or i would have went with the premium, it's only about $10 more anyway, so why not? I also donlt have any fans in my case except for the PSU, and that wouldn;t really help the passive cooling at all would it?
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post #8 of 29
The passive cooling would still be fine, its a heatpipe config. Also the Premium has auto switching for SLI (rather than jumper based like the deluxe and the DFI models).
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post #9 of 29
Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar
The passive cooling would still be fine, its a heatpipe config. Also the Premium has auto switching for SLI (rather than jumper based like the deluxe and the DFI models).
Meh, jumper switching is more stable than a sftware solution anyway. and if you are already in there installing a second card, whats the problem with moving a jumper block?
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post #10 of 29
Yeah dosnt the premium have like copper piping and a fan, look spretty cool I saw it at Frys the other day....kinda looks big vertically though
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