De ASUS A7N8X is misschien wel het bekendste moederbord met de nVidia nForce 2 chipset. Vanwege het succes heeft ASUS besloten het moederbord nog te moderniseren en de A7N8X-E Deluxe op de markt te brengen. Dit moederbord is voorzien van het speciale ASUS WiFi slot voor 802.11b Wireless LAN en Gigabit LAN van Marvell.
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ASUSTeK Computer Inc. (ASUS), the worldwide leader of motherboards, today introduced the A7N8X-E Deluxe motherboard, the latest addition to the award-winning A7N8X series. The A7N8X-E Deluxe incorporated the exclusive Wi-Fi slot for IEEE 802.11b wireless networking and Gigabit LAN for high-speed Ethernet.
The A7N8X series has won numerous awards, with the A7N8X Deluxe recently voted as the Best Innovations in Motherboard of 2003 by the readers of Tom’s Hardware Guide, the world’s largest hardware testing website. ASUS also won the Best Motherboard Manufacturer award for the third consecutive year.
The A7N8X-E Deluxe, based on the nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset and supporting the Athlon™ XP processor, comes equipped with the exclusive Wi-Fi slot, which supports the ASUS Wi-Fi@HOME™ platform. ASUS Wi-Fi@HOME, as the name suggests, is the latest platform designed to simplify the process of building a wireless home network. In short, the goal is to enable reliable wireless data transfer through the 802.11b standards, easy Internet access sharing and simple setup at an affordable price. ASUS Wi-Fi@HOME includes three elements – ASUS motherboards supporting the exclusive Wi-Fi slot, the ASUS WiFi-b WLAN card and AP (access point) function.
The A7N8X-E Deluxe also enhanced the networking environment with Gigabit LAN support, allowing larger bandwidth for high-speed data transfer at 1000Mbps all the while remaining backward compatible to 100/10Mbps Ethernet.
The A7N8X-E Deluxe is sold in two editions – the basic edition (the board alone) and the wireless edition, which includes the WiFi-b wireless card. The wireless edition offers a 3 LAN-in-1 solution: 802.11b wireless LAN, Gbit LAN and 10/100Mbps LAN. For more information about the A7N8X-E Deluxe, please visit the company homepage athttp://www.asus.com.
-AMD Athlon™ XP, Athlon™ and Duron™ support
-nForce2 Ultra 400 + nForce2 MCP-T
-Dual-channel DDR 400
-1 x AGP Pro/8x
-1 x Wi-Fi slot
-2 x Serial ATA
-Marvell® Gbit LAN + Nvidia® 10/100Mb LAN
-6 x USB 2.0