Note that I say pin. What happens then to those consumers who don’t want fully loaded motherboard? An Anniversary board that does well. When the motherboard cannot startup because of overclocking, CMOS settings are reset automatically. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. The point is that Albatron made some smart decisions on cost reduction in our opinion.

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Realtek says that their 7. It is also not necessary to connect any extra power supply cable when SLI mode is used, but we motherboaed you to use a good quality power supply with at least true watts.

Peculiarities Watch Dog Timer: Noise level, dB A: It’s hard to hit MHz with any board, let alone with one that has a passively cooled Northbridge chipset.

The 3-phase switching voltage regulator of the processor incorporates four uF capacitors and mothdrboard uF capacitors.

It is extremely compact for a SLI motherboard, thus not requiring big cases. Albatron recently celebrated their very first anniversary, and looking back it has been quite a year for this upstart motherboard and videocard maker.

These non-Pro boards are cheaper and don’t have firewire. Does lower price mean lower quality and lower performance? Alnatron the beginning Albatron have embraced the overclocking community, and it’s nice to see them continue the tradition on their first anniversary.


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Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Because the iPE generates a lot of heat at high bus speeds, I was extremely happy to see Albatron included an actively cooled copper heatsink. Albatron is a relatively new name to the motherboard and graphics production industry. Subscribe to our Newsletter. With a quick start guide, it is easier for new users to install parts if all the different slots are organized by colour.

Albatron PXPEV iPE Motherboard Review –

Beginners Guides Cases and Access. The reason for this is that when the Northbridge reaches high temperatures it seems to have an affect on the memory controller. For a new company in a highly competitive market such as mainboards this says a lot. Within the IT and financial world, this was good news to Albatron Motherblard. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

Layout of the PXP Pro is very good. Incidently, the sound card also comes with a game controller port. I’m sure there are quite a few readers who will be happy to know that don’t need to albarron the videocard to install system memory either.

This is the same High-Definition audio codec that we saw used in most motherboards in the X roundup, so it speaks well of Albatron’s HD choice.


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Individual PCI Express devices can no longer steal bandwidth away from other peripherals. Please introduce links to this page from related articles ; try the Find link tool for suggestions. They’re nifty features to have, but if I could have gone motherboatd a motherboard without them for a lower price, I would have. This is due to the higher power requirements, which are estimated to be close to W.

Luu Yang-Kai Vice President: They didn’t really address the issues we brought up back then but we’ll go through them again for you. With sound quality similar to the SB Live!

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Access to the only jumper may be hampered when the motherboard is in a case, there in no brief description of jumper functions on the PCB. At the bottom of the motherboard users with full alvatron cases like the Inwin Q will have a hard time connecting their floppy drives.

This motherboard could easily suit enthusiasts or IT managers looking to build quick office PC’s on a budget. Albatron also offers both the P and G boards without the Pro xlbatron.