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ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe

Michael Larabel

Published on 1 July 2007
Written by Michael Larabel
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A year ago we had reviewed the M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi motherboard from ASUS, which was a phenomenal Socket AM2 motherboard that used NVIDIA's nForce 590 SLI Chipset and featured a number of ASUS innovations. Recently ASUS had sent out to us an updated M2N32-SLI Deluxe WiFi, which adds official support for Microsoft Windows Vista. At hand today we have re-tested the ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe and now have additional compatibility comments for Linux as well as Solaris.

Features:

Processor
· Support for AMD Socket AM2 Athlon 64 X2/Athlon 64 FX/Athlon 64/Sempron
· AMD Cool 'n' Quiet Technology
· AMD64 architecture enables simultaneous 32-bit and 64-bit computing
· AMD Live! Ready

Chipset
· NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP
· NVIDIA LinkBoost Technology

Memory
· Dual channel memory architecture
· 4 x DIMM, max. 8GB, DDR2-800/667/533, ECC and non-ECC, un-buffered memory

Expansion Slots
· 2 x PCI Express x16 slot with NVIDIA SLI technology support, at full x16, x16 speed
· 1 x PCI Express x4
· 1 x PCI Express x1
· 2 x PCI 2.2

SLI
· Support two identical NVIDIA SLI-Ready graphics cards (both at x16 mode)
· ASUS two-slot thermal design
· ASUS PEG Link

LAN
· Dual Gigabit LAN controllers support NVIDIA DualNet technology
· NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP built-in dual Gigabit MAC with external Marvell PHY

Audio
· ADI 1988B 8-channel High Definition Audio CODEC
· Support Jack-Sensing, Enumeration, Multi-streaming and Jack-Retasking
· Coaxial, Optical S/PDIF out on back I/O port
· Support DTS Connect function

Wireless LAN
· WiFi-AP Solo USB wireless module supports IEEE802.11b/g

IEEE 1394a
· TI 1394 controller supports 2 x 1394a ports

Contents:

Included with the ASUS M2N32-SLI Deluxe Vista motherboard was an IEEE-1394a expansion bracket, USB 2.0 expansion bracket, six Serial ATA data cables, three Serial ATA power cables (dual heads), one IDE ribbon cable, one FDD ribbon cable, one wireless antenna, I/O shield, ASUS SLI bridge, array microphone, optional fan, Q-Connector kit, motherboard support CD, InterVideo Media Launcher, and finally the ASUS user guide. This is an excellent collection of accessories and is more than enough to get you going with a new computer setup.

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