Of course double the video cards means double the price and high performance PCI-E video cards are not cheap. Still, Asus has managed to locate power connectors along the edges of the board where they won’t interfere with air flow around the CPU sockets. The manual provides extensive information but it does require a careful read in order to know how to properly setup and configure a RAID system. Fri May 12, 9: The 4-pin ATX connection ended up buried in the corner on the opposite side of the motherboard from the pin connection. Customize The Tech Report

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Gigabyte GA-K8N Ultra SLI Motherboard

Remember that this is a motherboard review and not a video card review. My first thought was to clear the cmos as well and i have reset it through the jumper multiple times including without the battery. As with all of the boards in this comparison, you’ll want to drive this board with a workstation-class power supply unit with pin primary and 8-pin secondary power connectors. Users with shorter graphics cards that don’t stretch far beyond the edge of the x16 slot should be able to swap in a taller passive cooler on their own.

Creative Labs SB Audigy rev 03 I am positive it is this card because I have physically taken it out of the case and inspected it. Dark Mantis 10typesofpeopleoneswhoknow binaryandoneswhodont. I tried following https: It would appear that this empty area of the PCB may be archeological evidence of what was.


The power mofsets are naked again.

It’s a given that if two video cards are installed then that PCI-E slot between is toast. The PCI and PCIe slots are also arranged so that users will still have access to both types even when adjacent slots are blocked by larger graphics cards.

I think, it might be best for you, if you contact Gigabyte Tech Support here: With tiny chipset fans more prone to failure, we’d prefer to see a larger, passive chipset cooler. Second is a blocked PCI-E pci-topci by the video card. For peripherals that are widely available, the board also has a pair of standard PCI slots.

Abit kn8 possible problem. No display and other misc problems.

Sat May 13, 4: Could you please download http: Fri May 12, 9: I hope you can get this figured out and, when pcii-to-pci do it would be great if you could post back here with the result.

This results in a very tight space for heatspreader equipped memory. It was easily rocked back and forth breaking free from the face of the chipset. What i need to do is find out the part that is defective!

With regard to the PSU, as you are most probably aware, this is the most common cause for this kind of issue and it is always worth double checking as most people don’t realise that even a new PSU might not be OK.


The top end speed may not increase dramatically but the raw horsepower and torque would.

Is GA K8N Pro SLI PCI-E compliant ? reason ATI HD will not boot

That was much easier to install. Splinter Cell is a DirectX 8. Those plastic pins, in my mind, are sure to fatigue and fail with any weight on them. These options weren’t all just for show either.

Please visit HWZ for the latest reviews and news. This bug report was marked as Incomplete and has not had any updated comments for quite some time.

If you suggest upgrading my kernel in Ubuntu for testing, please tell me the process. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! This provides for one of the two Gigabit Ethernet ports.

In this case, that’s a good thing, since the port cluster has a kj8 something for everyone. It takes quite a while to shutdown, swap cards, reboot, etc.