A nice little feature is the displaying of PC health information “Magic Health” feature along the bottom of the initialization screen. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. But to EPoX’s relief, most videocards are shorter in length these days. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. I hope EPoX improves this tool.

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It’s been running flawless for 12 years. On the inside-back cover is a list of contact information should you require help. In this case you nfocre need to remove the northbridge fan, or modify one of the coolers to clear.

The CD actually contains some useful programs like Symantec Ghost and PC-illin which makes the package a lot more valuable. On paper, the nForce was the ultimate in chipset technology, on the actual front line; the nForce had some major flaws which we will re-cap on now. The frontpanel IO pins 8rdda color-coded for easy identification and installation most cases have their frontpanel wires color coded this way.

There are tech support emails and website addresses on the back cover of the manual for quick access, and a list of common error codes and solutions listed near the front nforcd the manual.

nForce 2 Socket A Motherboard Round-up

I suspect the EPoX has made a mistake on their website by stating support for 8 USB devices since there are only 4 USB ports on the rear and one extra connector on nforcr motherboard for a total of 6 devices. Ships with the following: Privacy policy and Terms of Use. E;ox improvement in prefetch intelligence comes partially from an improvement in the prefetching algorithm that detects when to prefetch data streams. Incidently, from what we have seen thus far in nForce2 boards, it doesn’t seem like IDE RAID is being supported on very many models at all which is a shame.


This information can be obtained here: The following demos were run with SoundStorm sound enabled:. Plenty of room to install large heatsinks.

EPoX 8RDA+ nForce 2 Review

The socket itself is located about 50mm from the top edge of which should give you enough clearance to mount a large heatsink or 92mm fan without worrying about the ATX power supply blocking it.

Jforce you can’t fit everything you want into this motherboard, you won’t be able to with any other board on the market. While the nForce2 chip is cooled with a rather large passive heatsink, it would have been more useful if thermal paste had been used instead of the rather thick pink thermal pad.

Here were the timings we were able to achieve:. In the nForce2, a second generation DASP system has been implemented to combat the problems with the first generation. First off the memory controller, while being able to supply double the memory bandwidth of the KTA, the chipsets engine didn’t distribute the extra bandwidth to the extra devices like the onboard video, Hyper-transport link bforce so on the nvorce it should have.

But to EPoX’s relief, most videocards are shorter in length these days.

The combination of these two improvements to nVidia’s DASP results in very competitive performance and in some cases, a significant performance boost when using Dual DDR. If you think you’re have a hardware problem, just look at the Port80 card and it’ll tell you whether something is broken with a quick reference to the manual.


Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. Northbridge a little close to the socket. Warranty In formation Update – July 26, At the time of publishing this article, the information concerning EPoX warranty was unclear as their website showed a typographical error that can be interpretted as 1 or 2 years of warranty.

It contains a single language for clarity English in this case and includes everything from installation, to the BIOS, to bundled software documentation. Hope I can find someone, who’s able to replace them.

EPoX EP-8RDA – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 SPP Overview – CNET

There are four mounting holes to help hold compatible heatsinks and waterblocks. In my Antec case 21″ tallthe 18″ IDE cable did not have enough slack to reach.

If you require more detailed support your only official option would be to fill out their online support form.

Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony. About Us Employment Privacy Policy. 8rxa fan on the northbridge is a welcome addition for those looking to overclock their system especially if you’re planning on increasing the chipset voltage. The interface is not particularly intuitive or obvious which is a dangerous thing when considering BIOS flashing.