ASUSTeK Computer, a leading supplier of mainboards and notebooks, began to sell its A8N-SLI Deluxe mainboards based on NVIDIA’s nForce4 SLI core-logic during the weekend in Tokyo, Japan. Leading e-tailers around the USA are currently taking orders on the product, while ASUS’ spokespersons from Europe anticipate first supplies of the A8N-SLI Deluxe shortly.
ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe mainboard is currently the first mainboard for AMD64 processors in PGA939 form-factor that sports PCI Express bus and also NVIDIA’s Multi-GPU SLI technology. The mainboard is equipped with plethora of modern technologies and interconnections, including 2 PCI Express x16 slots for graphics cards, 2 PCI x1 slots, 3 PCI slots, 4 Serial ATA-150 with RAID support and 4 Serial ATA-300 ports, 2 Parallel ATA-33/66/100/133, 2 Gigabit Ethernet connectors, 10 USB 2.0 ports, 2 FireWire ports, 8-channel audio and so on. Additionally, the mainboard features all the latest technologies from ASUS, including AI NOS, AI NET2, PEG link, as well as plethora of overclocking enhancements.
The A8N-SLI Deluxe mainboard is sold for $207 – $251 in Tokyo, Japan, according to Akiba PC Hotline web-site. In the USA the mainboard may be pre-ordered for $255 – $398. Typically prices in Japan as well as pre-order prices on highly-anticipated products are higher compared to general retail prices of the same products, but when they are available widely.
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Published in: nForce4 on 2004-12-13