If you’re still having problems, you might need a stronger PSU or you can try connecting your devices to an USB hub with its own power supply. Serial ATA has many advantages when it come to performance, but is limited by upgradability. The same advice that goes for the Deluxe version goes for this board: TechSpot Account Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. Here’s how to go around this problem. This table is taken from Hardware. I do have a small speaker attached to the board.

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Many people will argue that the K7 architecture isn’t really capable of using the 6.

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As you can imagine, this would make it difficult to install multiple devices because most cards have only two channels. The same advice that goes for the Deluxe version goes for this board: The speaker is one of them small ones that seem to be taking over from the standard round metal types, do you think this could make a difference.

These drivers should be installed on-top of a successfull nForce driver install. As you can see from the picture, an8x-e are only two connectors on a SATA data cable.


Otherwise the Windows setup process will not be able to find your drives. This is what nVidia says for that parameter. The speach is on but the onboard sound is disabled. Join thousands of tech enthusiasts and participate.

Just as for the source rpm, you need to have your kernel sources installed for this technique to work. Yes, my password is: There’s only one device known to have problems on this board.

I had heard that they are hogs when it comes to CPU utilization. You need to have your kernel sources installed s7n8x-e use this technique BTW.

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No, a7n8x- an account now. Please help Ps Any thoughts on which is the best lan port to use. Running a78nx-e Ram in Dual-Channel will only bring a small performance extra due to the aging K7 architecture, but if you can get extra performance for free, why not? I have the board with the Realtek chip and I just cannot get it to work. Performance is also jsb better when running the Ram with very aggressive timings. Linux Installation First you need to download the latest nVidia nForce drivers from nvidia.

Thx again Ps You dont need the audio turned on in the bios for it to work do you? If it doesn’t work, try flipping around the PC speaker connector, you might’ve connected it wrong. Spread your USB devices across the different controllers.


In order to get the best performance in Dual-Channel, it is better to have the same amount of memory on borth channels. I have installed latest drivers from Asus ver 2.

Revisions There are 1. Yet no one else seems to have a problem.

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If you have a RedHat based distribution, there are binary RPMs available for download for certain versions of the 2. You do not want to run PC Ram at mhz. Already have an account? I have had no problems not to mention fast performance from this board, although the BIOS does have a little overclockability, it doesn’t give much, I think more for stability reasons than anything else.

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This board is almost the same as the original A7N8X Deluxe. Go into the newly created folder, then type as root make install.