Use the default setting for better system reliability. The BIOS itself is fairly intuitive and reasonably easy to navigate. MP3 encoding is something that I regularly do, anything that saves time in that process is most welcome. This feature tells the clock generator what frequency to send to the system bus and PCI bus. Page 39 ATX connector. This synthetic benchmark stresses the CPU, memory sub-system and graphics card to the limit. Type a filename and the path, for example, A:

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The second warning, Offline, indicates that one hard disks in a striped array has failed, cannot be detected, or has become disconnected. The Audio Demo program offers an easy way to test and tune your new speaker system. The BIOS itself is fairly intuitive and reasonably easy to navigate.

Motherboard Watch: Asus A7VE – ExtremeTech

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One thing to take away from this test is the impressive performance all-round. This boded well for our overclocking efforts. Either way, the times posted are extremely impressive in their own right. When set to 1.


This feature is quite handy if you push the board too far. That heritage seems to have carried through to the A7VE. Use the default setting for better system reliability. The default setting for the jumpers s The very top bank of switches controls the CPU multiplier when set to jumper mode.

Careless updating can result in your motherboard having more problems! Benchmarks were run 3 times consecutively z7v266 an average score was taken. Expansion cards can only access memory up to 16MB.

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You receive an excellently written main instruction manual, a quick setup guide for those who simply want to fire the motherboard up with the minimum of reading, a USB 1. Just a brief glimpse reveals that Asus have loaded the board with some rather nice goodies. Some users abhor rotated sockets and some like them, I fall into the latter camp as it allows me comfortably attach and remove my heatsink from the motherboard without having to remove it from the case.

Here’s a quick look at our overclocking result. On-board sound is having something of a renaissance of late. This one takes a while to complete. Using slightly stricter settings resulted in failed boot-ups. RAID 1 is more commonly used to back up data as one drive simply mirrors what’s is on the other.


We’ll next turn our attention to Pifast. Incorrect settings may cause the system to fail to recognize the installed hard disk. You may configure your system to power up at a certain time of the day by selecting [Everyday] or at a certain time and day by selecting [By Date].

Although latency is cut in half, you do sacrifice some security as RAID 0, by it’s very nature, has no redundancy.

Let’s move onto another area of media encoding that has historically been heavily reliant on memory throughput, namely DVD encoding. General Help Item Specific Help window located to the right of each menu. The black borders are cropped to save unnecessary encoding time.

The Floppy 3 Mode feature allows reading and writing of 1. Refer to Chapter 5. The item heading in square brackets represents the default setting for that field.