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Asus P5K Deluxe won't find hardware! HELP!

Question: Asus P5K Deluxe won't find hardware! HELP!


Just bought a new computer and put it together, after some failed starts etc the Asus P5K Deluxe tells me that it wants a bios recovery and starts searching in USB/CD/Floppy, so I decide to give it a go and shove in the Asus CD. It finds p5k.rom (or similar) and starts programming it says, after that it reboots and now I just cannot get past the AMIBIOS logo where it's supposed to find the hardware.

It gets stuck, but if i leave it for a while it draws huge black lines all over the screen with itty pieces of text in it, like the sata name and 800 and 1024 etc, the only thing that it finds fully is the CPU, which is a Intel Core 2 Quadro 2,4.

I have tried resetting bios and everything, but seeing as how I can't even get into the friggin bios it's quite hopeless this .. I really want my new comp to start Please help!

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Answer: Asus P5K Deluxe won't find hardware! HELP!

Shameless bump .. Guys I really want to make my new computer working please help if you can.

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im going to do a complete format of my comp, but i just reaslised i have lost my mobo cd, and i cannot find a site to download these drivers, if anyone can link me where to get them i would really appreciate it. thankyou

Answer:asus A7N8X Deluxe Drivers... I cant find them anywhere.. plz help

Use the following link:

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Hi all, I cant remember which would be a better Motherboard for the change that I am doing. What is the major difference between the two? I am going to put an Athlon 64 3400 and Kingston HX3500 ram on it. Is one better than the other? My video card will be 6800GT if that makes any difference. Basically my question boils down to is there one I should use over the other?

Thanks very much in advance for your patience...

Answer:Which Mobo.ASUS K8V SE DELUXE OR Asus K8N-E Deluxe ?

The main difference is the chipset, the 8v uses the via chipset while the 8n uses the nvidia chipset. Id persoanlly go with the sk8v instead of the k8v deluxe, I looked and honestly cannot find a difference between the sk8v and the k8v deluxe, other than the name. But I have heard better things about the new via chipset verses the nvidia one, so go with either the k8v or the sk8v over the k8n.

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Anybody any suggestion to what keeps me from installing/running ASUS Smart Doctor 2 (software to monitor Chip temperature , fan speed etc) while I run Win XP Professional on a PC with ASUS P4C800 DeLuxe Motherboard , Chipset Intel 875P ?

(error message: this is not an ASUS device)

Answer:ASUS Smart Doctor 2 error ASUS P4C800 DeLuxe Mobo

Yes ... do you have an ASUS graphic card as Smart Doctor is for ASUS GFX cards only and thats why its saying you dont have a ASUS device installed.

for temp monitoring of motheboard ASUS probe is what you need

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CPU: AMD64 Athlon X2 4400+
Motherboard: ASUS A8N32-SLI DELUXE
Memeory: SAMSUNG PC3200 2GB (1GB x 2) DDR400

Status: After installing Windows XP SP 2 and the ASUS motherboard installation CD, the system won't take the drivers for the GPU. System boots to the Windows XP loading screen and remains there. The little green bar just keeps moving like it's loading Windows but it loops forever. Again, this started happening right after installing the nVidia drivers from the graphics card installation disc. If I power down manually and then power back up again, I can go into "the last known good" but every time I try to load drivers again, the system starts doing this. The latest drivers from nVidia cause the same issue. I'm starting to think this is a driver conflict with the ASUS motherboard chipset or the motherboard RAID drivers. Has anyone else had a problem like this?

Answer:ASUS A8NSLI-32 Deluxe + ASUS En7600GS Silent Trouble

Followup: I was able to fix it and thought I'd post this info since it might help others who might have the same problem. After reading through dozens of pages here and in the ASUS forums, I discovered that one of my default BIOS setting mysteriously ended up in a non-default state. For some reason, the RAID option for Silicon Image was set to RAID. That's fine for those how actually want to setup RAID but I didn't plan to use RAID at the time. After making the change to the BIOS, I had to install Windows XP again to get everything registered correctly. Once Windows was up and running, I avoided the motherboard chipset install CD all together by using only the newest versions of all the motherboard drivers directly from the ASUS website. Problem solved!

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do i need to reformat???

Answer:upgraded frpm asus P6T to asus P6T deluxe 2...

I dont know that you would have to, but it wouldnt be a bad idea imo....

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I Bought a new computer the other week.. After playing around with some games i get the feeling that it doesnt really perform as good as it's supposed to do. The computer, which I assembeled my self, has the following spec:

AMD Athlon 64 X2 3800+
ASUS A8N-SLI Premium
ASUS GeForce 6800GT 256 meg
2x512 Crosair XMS3200XL PRO (CAS 2-2-2-5)
Nexus RealSilent 400W

Processor temperature is at 32 degrees celsius idle and 40 degrees at load. The GPU is somwhere around 50 at load and slightly lower at idle.

I Installed Windows XP SP2 on a newly formated partition and installed all available updates. Installed the latest Nvidia drivers for both chipset and the graphics card.

Well, my problem is that i get pretty lousy FPS in the most games (Far Cry beeing the only exception). In F.E.A.R. I get about 20 FPS in the higher setups. When i tern on FSAA to x2 and AF to x2, Soft Shadows on and Volumeric Lightning on i get somwhere between 10 and 20. After reading some tests of my setup, I get the feeling it should perform much better. In Doom 3, with FSAA x2 and AF x16, everything else on maximum, the FPS jumps between around 20 and 50 (exactly). In both of the games it doesn't make a real difference if i run it in 1280 or 1024 resolution.

I get around 11000 points in 3D mark 03, which, I get the feeling, is pretty what im supposed to get.

So; whats going on? Am I missing something important here, or is this perfectly normal? Could there be some BIOS setting that I have overloo... Read more

Answer:New Computer (ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe / ASUS 6800GT)

F.E.A.R. is a very hardware intensive game. That said, your video card is geting old, and is not going to play cutting edge games at the speed of light, like it once did, when it was new tech. Compare benchmarks, and you'll likely find you are getting the performance you should, for the hardware.

Not that far off.

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What sould I get? The ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard,
ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Socket 939 NVIDIA nForce4 SLI ATX AMD Motherboard,
I would like to know which one would give me better peformance, overclocking, gaming! Don't worry about the video I'll have that by Dec.(X1600)

Answer:ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe or ASUS A8N-SLI Premium

You will not notice any performance difference, by default, between the two using a 64 or FX processor... the chipset is the same and the supported memory is the same among them, along with integrated components.

The only notable difference is that the premium has a heatpipe to cool the chipset and chipset VRM on the board, and it allows you to alter voltage to the chipset. This lets it run without needing a fan (the chipset).

The latter would be better for overclocking, marginally.

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OK, I got an H50 today. What should I run my CPU at folks?

PS: Nothing on my 3x2g Corsair 6gigs of 1066mhz DDR3s... Is that important?


Answer:ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 & 920...with H50

Quote: Originally Posted by azathoth

OK, I got an H50 today. What should I run my CPU at folks?

PS: Nothing on my 3x2g Corsair 6gigs of 1066mhz DDR3s... Is that important?


Well as high as it can safely go, honestly. With that cooler, you could hit the 4ghz barrier easily. You'll need to tweak voltages though, I think, at that clock speed.

Take a look at this thread on i7 920 overclocking thread - -

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what do u guys think of this mobo????

ASUS "A8V Deluxe" VIA K8T800 Pro Chipset Motherboard For AMD Socket 939 CPU -RETAIL

Item # N82E16813131510

Supported CPU: AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX
Chipset: K8T800Pro + VT8237
RAM: 4x DIMM Dual Channel DDR400/333/266 Max 4GB
Slots: 1x AGP 8X, 5x PCI
Ports: 2x PS/2,1x COM,1x LPT,8x USB2.0(Rear 4),1x IEEE1394,1x RJ45,2x S/PDIF out,Audio Ports
IDE: 2x ATA 133 up to 4 Devices, 1x ATA 133 up to 2 Devices by Promise 20378 with RAID 0/1/0+1
SATA: 2x Serial ATA with RAID 0/1, 2x Serial ATA by Promise 20378 with RAID 0/1/0+1
Onboard Audio: Realtek ALC850 8-CH
Onboard LAN: Marvell 88E8001 GbE
Onboard IEEE1394: 2x 1394 ports
Form Factor: ATX

Answer:ASUS A8V Deluxe...what do u think

its alright, but i like soltek better
its much cheaper

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I just recently bought a PC from Mesh, and paid extra for a Asus A7N8X-deluxe motherboard. Everything is fine with the motherboard as it has dual LAN etc and even shows up as a A7N8X-deluxe revision 2 on startup and while running 3D mark.However, there is no firewire on this motherboard, as it is provided on a seperate PCI card. Is this normal, since I have been hearing that the motherboard has onboard firewire. Can someone please shed some light on this matter?Cheers

Answer:Asus- deluxe or not?

Have you read this? click here

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[BTW - Hi all TechSpotters, it's been (more than) a while!]

At long last I'll buy a new rig. My current plan is to base it on Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe, not just because of its SLI capability, but also because it seems to be the best AMD mobo when it comes to future upgrades? Any thoughts on this?

Here are some other components I'm thinking of (as of now anyway):
AMD Athlon 64 3200+
Asus GeForce 6600 GT 128MB PCI-E

Also, it's very important that the rig is as silent as possible - so I'd be very grateful for tips on quiet heatsinks/fans.

In fact, I'd be very grateful for any tips on my new rig.

[I know this post covers too many topics at once, but then so does my coming rig...]


Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe?

If you want to have a slient PC, you should purchase Sonata Case from
Zalman equipped heatsink for AMD Athlon 64 3200+

I have no tip for that vc sorry

Want to find more slient products, go to

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Can anyone advise me if 2G of DDR PC3200 will run @ the full Mhz?The board will support upto 3G but having already tried 3x512 PC3200 resulted running @ a reduced Mhz.I have done a Google which has not given me a clear answer to date.AMD 64 3700ASUS K8V DELUXE

Answer:2G on a Asus K8V DELUXE

When you say 'reduced speed' what speed did it read and what did you use to measure it ?

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Question: Asus P5E Deluxe

Does anyone have any experience with this board or a similar one,
Everything went perfect tested all 8gb of ram with memtest,
cpu was running under 30c all 4 cores.
Installed the drivers and couldn't get it to pull an ip,
messed with it a bit trying drivers from the Asus site and Marvells site.
Figured it was Vista and switched back to xp 32bit, same problem.

I even pulled a Linksys lan card from the closet and tried that, same problem.
Its not coming up as unplugged it says limited or no connection, it does switch to unplugged when i unplugg it.

I first tried Vista Ultimate x64 (First time using vista) then xp 32bit and then xp 64bit.

I gave up after a full day of trying different drivers and settings and put my P4c800e deluxe back in,
installed the drivers and had internet within 5min of getting to the desktop.

Also when windows would detect the lan it would say (WAN) and the drivers referred to it as a miniport,
not sure if this is what its supposed to be, seemed strange to me.

Any help with this headache would be appreciated.

Answer:Asus P5E Deluxe

Ran out of ideas, RMA'd it. :laughing:

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ok well i got this motherboard and im not too much of an expert when it comes to clocks and stuff because i dont know if this is the right clock. in everest it says that the Front Side Bus clock (which is an AMD Hammer) is 200 MHz. I thuoght that it wuld be higher, but i might be talking about somethign different. it even says that the effective clock is only 200 MHz too. I thought that it would be like 800-1000Mhz but like i said this might be the wrong thing im talking about. Any help?

Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe help...

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Question: Asus M3N-HT Deluxe

Hello i was wondering if i did the right thing. Right now my rig is a Xfx 750a mobo wit phenom x3 2.4 ghz processor and 4gb ram and gtx285. Well im upgrading to the Asus m3n-HT Deluxe and Phenom II x4 3.0 ghz. did i do the right thing? will my computer drastically increase?

Answer:Asus M3N-HT Deluxe

You tell us, after the system is upgraded

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I'm just now building a new system with an A8N-SLI Deluxe, and i've run into a really odd problem...

i've always reffered to the motherboard ATX powe plug as a 24-pin ATX plug, but now that I look, all of my old motherboards are in fact 20-pim plugs with an extra 4 pin 12v connector.

on the A8N, it IS in fact a 24-pin EATX plug (so it says) and it ALSO has an additional 4-pin ATX 12v plug.

is there a new kind of power supply for such a setup? all of the power supplies I have will fit into the 24-pin plug, but they do not align with the clip, and they leave 4 pins empty, as they are 20-pin plugs.

any light that can be shed on this is greatly appreciated... weird new junk...

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe

just looked around and saw that there ARE in fact 24 pin connectors on newer power supplies.... either I am blind, or I missed any mention of this change

hooray, time to spend another $60-90 and wait for a power supply...

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Ive been browsing the forums but haven?t found the answer to my problem. Im new here. First ill start by listing my components. I just bought a barebone system from American pc and it came in yesterday and ive had nothing but problems with it.

-Asus K8V SE Deluxe
-Athlon 64 2800
-Rexpower 450watt powersupply
-new case

Stuff I am just adding to the barebone:
-PNY Verto GeForce FX 5700 LE Optima 128 DDR AGP
-generic floppy drive
-sony dvd drive
-samsung cd RW
-2-3 year old Western Digital 40 gig IDE hard drive
-a 512 stick of PNY 2700 DDR Ram (few months old)
-a 256 stick of generic brand DDR Ram may be 2100 or 2700 DDR Ram (2-3 years old)

Ok my problem is I cant get into windows. I just figured I can unplug my HD from my computer now and put it into the new one. Didn?t format or partition, still has everything on it that I have been using, ie, games, apps? After I start the computer, the bios checks itself, finds the HD, finds the ram, graphics card. All is found during bios check. Then the HD makes a sound, screen goes black for about 5 seconds, then HD starts to spin up again and I am given the choice between Microsoft Windows or Windows XP. The reason I have a choice is cuz I am not running NTFS, just FAT 32 and using a Win 98 boot disk was the only way I could do this. So it sees Windows and XP but windows O/S is not there, just XP. So I choose XP and then I get this blue screen that says:

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Answer:Asus K8V SE Deluxe help

You cant swap hard drives like that with XP or 2000. The drive has the chipset drivers from the old computer and thats most likely whats causing the problems. You need to put the drive back in the old computer and back up your inportant data on a cd, then put the drive in the new machine, boot from the XP cd and format and do a clean install.

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First of all i would like to congratulate on such a good and helpfull site. It made me solve many problems. Unfortunately not this one:

I Have an asus motherboard A8N-Sli Deluxe with AMD athlon 64 X2 Dual Core Processor 3800+ 2.01Ghz running windows 7 32 bit operating system.

I was working fine when i had 2 512Mb ram in DIMM A1 DIMM B1
However now i bought 2 1Gig Ram and insterted them in DIMM A2 and DIMM B2

when i try to boot up they sometimes let me boot but after a while a blue screen comes saying dumping physical memory. Tested both new rams and they work fine by themselves.
Now i am running my PC with just the new 2 1Gig Ram and withouth runnin a heavy application it seems that my PC is working fine.

Could someone pls tell me what is happening. I really need to use my PC with 3Gigs of ram and run other applications appart from the internet.

Thanks beforehand

Answer:Asus A8N-Sli Deluxe

Did you try you 2 x 1gb RAM in the A2 B2 slots? You could just have bad slots.

Try running memtest, testing each with one stick at a time. One of your sticks could be bad too.

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Question: Asus P4P-E Deluxe

Hey everyone !

I bought this mainboard a couple of week's ago and right from the get go the bios seem's to be on the slow side,

When I'm in the bio's the reaction time is quite slow, It's kind of annoying since I'm in there quite a bit.

The system is fine in windows and stable.

Has anyone ...come across this before ?

Would a bad cmos battery cause this?

thanks for any ideas. Derrick

Answer:Asus P4P-E Deluxe

G'day Derrick, I can't say I have ever seen that problem before, the battery should not cause it, but you never can tell, does it lose time on the clock? That is usually the first indication.
When the machine is in that particular mode everything should work normally moreso than when it is in other modes.
I would be inclined to run memtest86 and see what it shows, I cannot think of anything off-hand that might explain that problem, (I really am a little low on thinking ability here!)
It wouldn't be something like a battery in back-to-front or something like that by any chance, I saw that once, lucky the battery had been flat.
Cheers, qldit.

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i have an asus a8v deluxe with a powercolor 9250 128mb 8x agp graphics card.the system only recognises the card as a 4x.the bios setting only goes up to 4x.the radeon control centre smartgart only goes up to 4x.does anybody know why as the motherboard is supposed to have agp 8x support.

Answer:asus a8v deluxe and 8x agp

The only suggestion I can offer is try updating all the drivers. I checked the motherboard and the graphics card and both do say 8x, so I'm at a bit of a loss as to why it appears as 4x.Mind you having said that regardless of whether its 4x or 8x you will notice no real difference. You would think the 8x is twice the speed of the 4x but this is not the case, why I don't know but I'm sure some knowledgeable person will explain if you really need to know.

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Question: Asus A8V Deluxe

I have just bought this board along with an AMD Athlon 64 3200+

I have 1 gig of corsair 3200 ram.

My problem is this. When I try to use dual channel mode the system just hangs. Doesnt even get to the POST.

Both ram sticks work as I have tested them on their own.

Any help would be great.

Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe

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Question: asus k8n-e deluxe

Just installed new Asus MoBo /AMD 64 3000/and have been unable to get on-board Audio (ALC850 CODEC) working. Installed all drives from CD and updated.
Old Creative 5.1 sound card works fine. Speakers are 3 y.o. Altec Lansing Multi media (2 desk top and one woofer).
FYI- This is my first ASUS MOBo and have found documentation very lacking and support (e-mail or on line) non-existant.

Any suggestions?

Answer:asus k8n-e deluxe

Are you saying that you have also installed a PCI sound card? Usually a board will auto detect if another sound card is in the system and disable the onboard sound. You arn't really suppost to try to use two sound cards at the same time.

If you really want onboard sound to work, you most likely have to go into the bios when it's booting and enable the onboard sound.

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Question: Asus A8V Deluxe

Does anyone know where I can download the drivers for this Motherboard? What I'm specifically looking for are the drivers for the WiFi-g card that came with the motherboard. I lost my CD and I can't find the drivers on their website.

Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe

Have you tried ASUS?

A8V Deluxe drivers: Deluxe&Type=Latest

Wireless Gear: - select Wireless from the Menu on the left and then the card type. Then select the card model.
Wireless AP:

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I installed win xp on my amd 64 3200 with the asus k8v se deluxe mb.. in the bios i picked raid for the hd.. i dont have raid i have sata only.. should i switch it to ide??

when the computer boots it says , searching for ide drives.. it says none found and bios not installed.. i think its looking for a raid hdd? it then loads win xp fine with no problem.

When i go into device hardware properties in xp , the device driver for sata raid has a yellow mark next to it indicating its not working..

how do i fix this problem and also when it boots it looks for ide devices or a raid hdd i think?? boot xp loads fine.

also it says cpu fan error.. i think its due to the fact the cpu cable is connected to the atx blade case?? if so how do i stop this error from happening? when i got into the bios it does not show how fast the fans are spinning it says n/a, i think this is do to the fans are monitored by the case itself?? i know the fans are spinning.. any help would be appreciated,,, my main concern is when the computer boots it looks for ide devices then says none found bios not installed but then boots xp fine, also the error in the hardware properties next to the sata raid driver..


Answer:asus k8v se deluxe help

SATA & IDE are two different connection standards for hard drives. If you have a SATA drive, you do not need to concern yourself with IDE settings except for the CD-Rom/DVD-Rom drives which are still on a majority in the IDE format & vice-versa, if you have an IDE hard drive you do not need to concern yourself with SATA settings.

Do you have a RAID capable system with two or more HDDs ? If not, you cannot install a RAID setup.

& yes the CPU FAN being connected to a Molex connector from your PSU means your motherboard cannot monitor the RPMs of your fan & thinks there is no fan installed. If you are sure that the fan is running, it is nothing to worry about. On the other hand, if your fan happens to fail later down the road, the system will not detect it & will not take the proper precautions (such as a system shutdown). It is a risk you are taking.

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Ok, I've been through **** trying to get a new build to work mainly due to RAM problems, the story is far too long to explain here but basically I have been reading about RAM for this model of mobo and I don't want to make another mistake buying RAM for it. Can anybody recommend some that IS compatible and preferably for dual channel 2GB around 200$ I don't need anything over the top or extreme, just some decent RAM that is compatible and won't fail me.

Thank you for all responses.

Answer:ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe RAM

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Question: Asus A8V Deluxe

I have an Asus A8V Deluxe with an AMD Athlon 64 Processor 3000+ 1802 Mhz

I was wondering if I upgraded to AMD A64 4800+ AM2 X2 BOX 65W would make much of a difference. I have been adding a few things lately, ie new tv tuner, 2 more hard drives and 2 more Gigs of ram and it seems slower. I think this is the highest processor I can go with this board.

If it won't make much of a difference I would rather wait and get a whole new system in a few months. I can get the processor for $109.00 here in Canada


Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe

the problem i see is the motherboard you have is socket 939 which will not take an am2 cpu they make a 4800 x2 for 939 pin but i think there pretty expensive man on ebay they go for over $250. There are faster single core cpus you could find but i say hold the money you have and wait till you can upgrade alot more.

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Can someone tell me how to OC my CPU using this mobo? Is there a tutorial around specifically for this mobo?


Answer:How to OC Asus A8N SLI Deluxe?

Everything you need to know should be in your Motherboard Manual. If you lost it, you can download a PDF version from the manufacturers website.

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I bought this built computer from someone for a couple hundred bucks a while back. I am looking to upgrade RAM and through all of my research from Google to the Asus website, I found that my MB ( Asus P5B Deluxe ) supports DDR2 800 PC6400 as the maximum, and up to 8GB of it. What I noticed when I took the RAM out to examine, is that the RAM the guy had installed on this desktop was DDR2 1000 PC8000. I have never encountered any problems, errors, etc.

Would there be something wrong going on that I cannot see being that there is a RAM package that the manufacturer claims is too high for my MB? If so, how could I figure this out? Another thing is I could not find a User Manual for this MB anywhere other than to buy one from ... not even on the Asus website. Really hoping there is an expert that can help me because I look like this right now -->

Answer:Asus P5B Deluxe MB & RAM

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Ive read that people are having MAJOR problems with this motherboard, but then Ive also read how good this board is, and since the nForce3-250 chipset isnt out yet (and I need to build this computer NOW, unfortuneately) does anyone have any good or bad opinions or experience with it?
Please advise.

Answer:Yes or No? Asus K8V SE Deluxe

You might want to compare with these other 64 mobos anandtech

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Hello, I have a PC being built at the moment, they will be using the Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe, can I use my old CRT Mitsubishi Diamondtron with that motherboard?I thank you in advance.

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe with CRT?

I guess that it would depend on what graphics card (or cards in this case) you choose, Europa. If it/they have VGA output, then it will be fine, but I have seen quite a few PC-X graphics cards that only have dual DVI-I output. That said, it may not be a showstopper; I think it may be possible to get DVI to VGA adapters.

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Has anyone had any joy installing Windows 7 Ultimate x86 onto a ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe?

I have a RAID0 configured using the Silicon Raid chip. I've had this running under XP, XP64, Vista64 previously.

During the install I get to the prompt (the old F6 prompt) to load drivers, I have download some drivers from ASUS, Silicon and MS but none seem to work.

I don't think it is the RAID0 that is really an issue as I also have another disk connect to the Silicon chip, that is not configured for RAID but it fails to detect that drive as well.

I've followed a few threads on here and other websites, but I cannot seem to get around this.

I've tried:
Silicon Image - Support | Search Results
Microsoft Update Catalog Some of these, but there are loads.

Any assistance would be greatly appreciated.


Answer:ASUS A8N-SLI Deluxe

Do you have an extra drive you could test by turning off the RAID to see if it will load without it. I seem to remember something about Nvidia drivers if you have an Nvidia chipset on that board.

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Ive got a question about which way some of the wires plug in so its probaly best if you own one as its going to be specific ....

So my question is ....

All the wires like power switch, reset swicth, internal speaker thing .... they all plug into these pins at the bottom of the board in one group.

Does it matter which way they go in or not? beacuase i think they will fit in both ways

Answer:If you have an ASUS A8V deluxe come here ....

They will fit in both ways. There will be no damage if they are the wrong way they just wont work.


Connect Reset Switch: Find the wires coming from the reset switch and attach them to the appropriate pin connector on the motherboard. This switch has no polarity so it doesn't matter which way you connect it to to the motherboard


Connect Case Power Switch (ATX systems only): On ATX systems the power switch on the case attaches to the motherboard and not the power supply. Find the appropriate two-pin connector and attach the wires coming from the switch to them. Make sure you don't mix this up with the reset switch.


You can plug LEDs in backwards and it won't hurt them or the motherboard. Switches do not have a polarity and can be plugged-in either way. The speaker can be plugged-in either way

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I posted the blurb below in an old thread that's been inactive for a year so I'm posting new with request for advice here, hope nobody minds.

I'm about out of my mind... no, correct that, I've gone round the bend with these problems, all the lost time, still-shaky behavior from my system.

Sure appreciate any help.


I too have had intermittent, brain-numbing, gut-twisting problems with this board. I've flashed the board bios a couple times but maybe it's time to do it again.

I run a dual boot (XP sp2 and Vista 64 bit) systems. I had many, many problems with freezups. I ended up having two, not one but two hard drives that failed, but the failures were intermittent and led me through, no lie, 2 months of troubleshooting with everybody in the world it seems, before I finally got it down to the drives (let us not forget those wonderful 5 hour calls to Microsoft where they go through the script before telling you they in essence have no idea what your problem is.)

After I replaced the two bad drives, it's worked pretty well, but lately it's given to freezing up again, randomly.

When I do a hard restart or power off, because I can't get any response, it reboots...sometimes. other times it won't, and I have to boot 4 or 5 times. Then, it'll work great...or boot up with my two primary working drives missing, but all the others there.

I'll reboot, check bios to make sure it sees all the drives, which it does, th... Read more

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Question: Asus K8V SE Deluxe

Does anyone know if this is a dual ddr400 mobo? it doesn't say on their site, and for some reason I cant seem to find it anywhere else.

Answer:Asus K8V SE Deluxe

- Asus K8V SE Deluxe w/ Audio, Gigabit Lan, 1394, Dual SATA RAID.

- 3 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets support max. 3GB un-buffered ECC and non-ECC PC3200/PC2700 / PC2100 DDR SDRAM memory

...non of the K8V are dual DDR, you want the A8V Deluxe

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Question: Asus A8V Deluxe

I bought this today with the AMD Athlon 64 3200 939 pin.

I installed everything and when I turn the power on, there is nothing but a black screen. It doesnt even make it to the POST.

Help me please.

Full specs....

AMD Athlon 64 3200 winchester 939
Asus A8V Deluxe
2x 512 Corsair Value Select 3200
120GB 7200 Maxtor 2MB cache
20GB Wester Digital
Chaintec Geforce 6800
Soundblaster Audigy 2
450Watt PSU

If I missed anything about my specs let me know.

Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe

All i can say is go over where everything is plugged in

Plug speakers into the back of your mobo
Tell us what the whiney female yells into your speakers

Im guessing bad bios, like alot of the asus boards :rolleyesL

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Question: Asus A8V Deluxe

Does this support the 939 CPU without a bios flash ?

Read somewhere that some motherboards require a bios flash.

Answer:Asus A8V Deluxe

As long as it has socket 939 it will support a 130nm s939 CPU.

The question should be:
"Does this board support a socket 939 CPU with Winchester 90nm core?"

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Question: ASUS P6T Deluxe

Thought I'd share a little bit of info I picked up while settings up Seven on my new rig.

Found that the driver CD that comes with the motherboard doesn't work off the bat. Autoplay doesn't like Seven for whatever reason, so what I ended up doing was browsing the CD and running the setup executable in compatability mode for Vista, worked like a charm. Called ASUS to find out if they had any beta Seven drivers and turns out they more than likely will not be releasing anything until after Seven goes RTM. The only issue I still have is a list of System Interupt Controllers as unknown devices in device manager. Aside from that, everything works great so far!

Answer:ASUS P6T Deluxe

Hi Dartimous and welcome to Seven Forums!

You might take a look at these threads.

Sm Bus Controller missing driver.
SM bus controller

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Can somebody tell me about the to RJ45 plugs in the back... Is it only used as a network, or can it be used for anything else (ie. pluggin in both RJ45 cables in to the router and having internet go faster) That probably doesn't work... but it would be sweet if it would. Anyways, are they only there for hooking up another comp?

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe

one of them is an nVidia LAN port which is standard 10/100 (100MBps), and the other is a Gigabit LAN port which is 10/100/1000 (1000MBps).

the only reason you have two is to be able to hook into 2 different networks at the same time... some businesses for example have their printers on one network and the rest of their intranet on another, so the printers dont use bandwidth from the main network.

hooking up two cables to the same router will do nothing unfortunately.

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well I'm sitting here trying to setup my new ASUS motherboard. At first it would not recognize anything in on the secondary IDE. I changed the IDE configuration to Enhanced mode and told it to accept P-ata and s-ata. Now it recognizes everything but instead of saying that my hardrive is on the primary IDE channel as master and that my cdrom and dvd (two separate divices) are the master and slave on the secondary IDE it pushed the Hardrive to the third IDE channel and the cd and the dvd to the fourth IDE channel. Anyone got any idea of how this might have happened?

DUMPY55 :suspiciou

ASUS P4p800 E-Deluxe
Transcend ddr400 512 x 2
Maxtor 80 Gig
Liteon CDRW/DVD Combo
Liteon DVDRW 16x
ANTEC Server Case

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current system m/board a above,2x120gb sata maxtor harddrives in a riad o set up.512mb kingston cl3 memory,128 mb nvidia graphics card.can someone suggest best combination of overclock settings?eg processor clock,memory clockand v-core,htreading settings and graphics settingsthanks.

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I have a an ASUS A7N8X Deluxe

I am trying to buy a 1 gig ram card for it and am not sure if the motherboard supports 128x64 configuration.

this is my motherboard specs
- 3 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets support max. 3GB PC3200/PC2700/PC2100/PC1600 non-ECC DDR SDRAM memory
- Dual Channel Memory Architecture

these are the specs for the ram im looking at.
184 PIN Memory

3.2 GB/sec


2.5 Volt Module


Non-ECC, Non-Parity


1GB DDR 400MHz, PC3200, 2.5V, Non-Parity, Non-ECC, 184-pin Cas Latency 3.0

DDR memory, or Double Data Rate memory, is an evolutionary new memory technology that doubles data throughput to the processor. As an evolution of today?s PC133 SDRAM, DDR leverages the existing production and environment to provide unrivaled PC performance at an affordable price.

Specifications:1GB 400MHZ 184PIN DDR Memory, No-ECC. Higher performance over mainstream PC100 or PC133 memory. Up to 3.2 GB/sec of peak bandwidth using PC3200 DIMMs (with DDR400 memory chips). JEDEC Standard. 184 pin DIMM, non-ECC. DIMM Lead pitch: 1.27 mm. 2.5 Volts. SSTL-2 I/O Interface. SPD Support. Support for Memory Chip Stacking.

Answer:ASUS A7N8X Deluxe RAM HELP!

ASUS motherboards are VERY picky about RAM. Only use RAM brands recommended and also configured according to the manual. RTFM.

DO NOT mix brands or types of memory.

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I am trying to install sound drivers for built in sound and computer won't see driver on CD. I went to web site of ASUS and downloaded the driver but when I go to install it says can't find. I have put it in a temp file and unzipped it and then when I go to install hardware update in Device manager I click on "No not this time" Then I go to install from list or location and it comes up with "search for best driver in these locations and I check both with the browse window with driver that I want listed and then click next it looks for and then comes back with "The hardware was not installed because the wizzard cannot find the necessary software." Is there a way to do this manually?

Answer:ASUS A8V Deluxe Multimedia

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I don't really know if this is the right section to post this, but heres my prob:

I have just finished installing my new hardware, include a new mobo (Asus P5W dh deluxe). I updated the BIOS (ASUS' site said i should do that) and now i want to start Windows XP, which were already installed on my WD Raptor. Windows will never load, it will just ask me how should i start windows (normal mode, safe mode etc.) and then it will reboot after 2-5 seconds while trying to load. If i choose normal mode i get a blue screen for 1 second and then reboot, if i choose safe mode it reboots after 5 seconds.

Well i have 15gigs of free space on this disk so i tried to re-install XP... but it wont find the SATA drive, even if i have installed the SATA drivers for ICH7R.

If anyone has the same mobo and solved this prob in the past, or anyone who know how to solve it, please let me know

Answer:ASUS P5W DH Deluxe, some errors

sounds like a bad HDD try another sata slot

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Question: Asus ti4200 deluxe

Oh boy. After I installed all the video drivers for video capture my new xphome system completely went awol

Here's some error messages
setup ubi.exe has encountered a problem and has to close. Send error report
Non responsive program il2.exe
Refresh rate setting keeps changing itself
Icons tend not to respond to mouse clicks sometimes
Screen freezes sometimes
Puter switches off when taking out CD
Responds very slowly to finding/changing files, especially large photos.
Messages: serious error recovery
Not enough memory windows is moving/some operation will not function properly

The system is
Soltek FRV 400bus
Ahtlon 2200XP
120GIG Maxtor 7200 8mb cache
Asus ti4200 128mb DDR Deluxe with video capture leads (composite connections are labelled incorrectly on breakout box)
adaptec scsi controller for epson scanner
External modem
Asus DVD
Artec Writer

If anyone can give me clue aboput the error messages. Errors occured AFTER I installed all the video capture drivers. PC was working ok up til then.

I'm going to uninstalll the drivers and see what happens

At first I thought it was because I hade partitioned the drive 40/80 - I heard somewhere that partitioning drives can cause problems.


(An airbase in Germany where I had a lot of fun in the 70's.)

Answer:Asus ti4200 deluxe

Most of that looks like a driver conflict/incorrect driver version.

Where did you get the drivers? If you got them from the cd that came in the box I would grab a new set from the manf website and try those.

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Well, I just bought the K8V Deluxe/AMD Athlon 64 3200+ package and I installed it into a new case and all. I am installing my old drives, including a CD-RW, 40.0 GB HDD, and Floppy. At first, because my drives are old, I connected the drives through the generic IDE ports. When I boot my system, the FastTrak 378 Controller couldn't find a drive, and the system would restart. I then opened my BIOS and disabled the FastTrak 378, and when I rebooted my system nothing happened. I then connected the HDD to the FastTrak port, and enabled FastTrak again. The HDD was found, and everything seemed ok. After the FastTrak scan, the screen went black, with one white cursor top left. After about 30 seconds of waiting, the screen then changed, prompting me about an unsuccessful boot, and that a "recent hardware or software change might have caused this." Then it gives scenarios in which the computer restarted itself or the power failed, and then asks what I want to do. The options are boot in: Safe Mode, Safe Mode with Networking, Safe Mode with Command Prompt, Last Known Good Config. (your most recent settings that worked), and Start Windows Normally. I chose Start Windows Normally, as booting in safe mode will do me nothing, and I have no known good config, since the Board and CPU are new. Every time I choose Start Windows Normally, the system just reboots and does the same.

Sorry for the long story, but I figured any and all information would be helpful. Thank you.

Answer:Problem with ASUS K8V SE Deluxe

Anyone think its the HDD, or a BIOS setting, or jumpers, what??

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Currently using DDR 3200 RAM in my K8V SE Deluxe and wondered if anybody knows whether or not this mobo will accept higher speed RAM?

Thanks in advance


Answer:Max DDR RAM speeds for Asus K8V SE Deluxe?

Your board supports a max of 3200 ram.

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Iam having problems getting a display from my fx5200 when using it with my new asus board. It works fine in my old board.

I was wondering wheher this is a compatability issue?


Answer:Asus p4p800-e deluxe

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I finally recieved my new asus a8n-sli premium board (along with a bfg tech 7800gt and some other goodies) and got it all set up. To my dismay, the system would not boot. This is the second board i have tried to set up with my new system that would power up but would not post or show any video. I thought it was strange to receive 2 dead boards, so i decided to call AMD and see about the processor (also new, purchased with first board). Turns out my 3700+ San Diego is revision E4 (the other possibility is E6), and the a8n-sli premium did not support revision E4 - explaining what I thought was a dead board. so i returned the board to get the a8n-sli deluxe, which should be here tomorrow. the deluxe version does support the E4 revision, since BIOS 1007 or later.
so my question is - if i were to get this new deluxe board and it has an older bios (1001 or 1002), would it be able to boot so that i could flash it or would i have to send the board to asus to be flashed? i plan on contacting asus support if it the board doesnt boot, but i was wondering if anyone here knows what will happen or if they have had actual experience with this situation. i am very anxious to find out and didn't want to wait for asus support. so thank you in advance if anybody knows what's up :giddy:
thats the cpu support page that AMD pointed me to. the 1007 (required for my processor) is a few versions old, so i hope that t... Read more

Answer:asus a8n-sli deluxe CPU support

I would bet that your board ships with at least 1011 (1008 minimum) as 1011 is the first BIOS to support X2. I know this isn't the answer you want to hear but I think you're just going to have to play wait and see. Please let us know what happens will you? TIA

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hello and happy new years guys and girls... my name is battleon and im new to this forum. im here cause im overcloking my asus (a7n8x-e deluxe ) with a 3200+ barton and two 512 ocz pc 3700 memory sticks with totals 1 gb . i would like to know how to set the proper setting in the bios or if anyone has mess with the latency setting and so on please help me or give me some idea in how and if helpful to me. is there a page or site were it shows the settings of the bios already overclock. thanks for now and if you guys need more info on what i have in my box please response back to me and i might also help with info on this mobo... thanks again truly yours battleone.

Answer:Overclocking asus e deluxe

Wow, I have the same exact board running a 3000+ and I can barly keep it stable. Id be very impressed if you actually do sucessfully OC it.

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Hi, I am currently building my first system using:

AMD Athlon 64 3800+
Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe
Antec Neo Power
2 x 512 MB Corsair Value Ram
1 x Chaintech GeForce 6600 GT
Creative Audigy 2 ZS
Samsung Spintpoint 120GB 7200RPM SATA

Everything was working nicely, I even had windows loaded, but when I shut it down and turned it back on, nothing appeared on the monitor and the bios beeped one long and two short. I looked in the manual for the bios beep codes, but they were not listed, oh and if it matters the cpu was idlin at 39 C

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Problem

Beep code suggests a video card failure.

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Good morning guys,
I have a new problem! lol. I've been all over the internet trying to figure this out, but no one seems to have an answer, and it seems to be a popular problem. I've recently purchased an Asus A8n Sli Deluxe motherboard that will not post. I've tried without RAM, inside and oustide the case, PCI video card, and all I get when I turn it on is the fans. Does anyone know what is going on, or where the answer may be lying?? makes a nice paper-weight....but, I'd really rather use it as a computer....!! *pulls hair out of head...*


Thermaltake Soprano Case
AMD Athlon64 3200+ 939 pin, 2.0Ghz
Asus A8N Sli Deluxe
1GB Geil PC 3200 dual channel
Leadtek 6800 256MB PCI-E
Sound Blaster Audigy 2 Value
200GB Seagate SATA HD
I/O Magic DVD/RW
Enermax 530W PS
XP Pro, Gentoo Linux, and XP MCE (well, when I get that far at least...)

Answer:Asus A8N Sli Deluxe won't boot

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If I were to upgrade from the ASUS P6T Deluxe V2 what would you guys suggest? PC specs are in my profile. I can post them upon request.

Answer:Upgrading from Asus P6T Deluxe V2

Ive never seen anything like this until a few days ago, any opinions?

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I have a an ASUS A7N8X Deluxe

I am trying to buy a 1 gig ram card for it and am not sure if the motherboard supports 128x64 configuration.

this is my motherboard specs
- 3 x 184-pin DIMM Sockets support max. 3GB PC3200/PC2700/PC2100/PC1600 non-ECC DDR SDRAM memory
- Dual Channel Memory Architecture

these are the specs for the ram im looking at.
184 PIN Memory

3.2 GB/sec


2.5 Volt Module


Non-ECC, Non-Parity


1GB DDR 400MHz, PC3200, 2.5V, Non-Parity, Non-ECC, 184-pin Cas Latency 3.0

DDR memory, or Double Data Rate memory, is an evolutionary new memory technology that doubles data throughput to the processor. As an evolution of today?s PC133 SDRAM, DDR leverages the existing production and environment to provide unrivaled PC performance at an affordable price.

Specifications:1GB 400MHZ 184PIN DDR Memory, No-ECC. Higher performance over mainstream PC100 or PC133 memory. Up to 3.2 GB/sec of peak bandwidth using PC3200 DIMMs (with DDR400 memory chips). JEDEC Standard. 184 pin DIMM, non-ECC. DIMM Lead pitch: 1.27 mm. 2.5 Volts. SSTL-2 I/O Interface. SPD Support. Support for Memory Chip Stacking.

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best ram 4 the Asus K8V Deluxe mobo?

Answer:best ram 4 the Asus K8V Deluxe mobo?

Not to be rude or anything, but have you tried looking at the board on Asus' product pages?

But I'll be nice and tell you that DDR400 is the best ram you can use. You can have 3 sticks of it, and a maximum of 3GB.

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Hi everyone, hopefully one of you has seen this before and can confirm what I suspect is happening.

I built this system earlier this year, no expense spared, SLI system with AMD FX-55, dual nvidia 6800 Ultras, etc. It was running like a top, if a bit hot but nothing outside of expected heat ranges.

One day it turns on, and I'm playing games. The very next day, all it does is beep at me. One long beep, repeated indefinitely. This does not seem to be a POST beep. There is no voice telling me the problem. There is no option to get into BIOS. There is no display. Everything powers up, all fans operational, just the beep.

I have removed every component except for the CPU and it still beeps at me. I'm going to remove the CPU and reset the BIOS today, but honestly I expect the same results.

Is the mobo fried? Should I just purchase a replacement?

Thanks for the help!

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe beeping at me

Check the fan on your heat sink and the thermal paste between the hsf and processor. Also, check the power supply for proper voltage.

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I find myself in a sticky situation and need to reinstall Windows XP and I have misplaced / lost the two floppy discs that I need to set up the IDE RAID. I need the discs when in the Windows installation it asks you to press the F6 key and then later it asks for the floppy to inserted into drive A.Can anyone please help with may be an image of the two discs.Any help very gratefully received.

Answer:Does anyone have an ASUS K8V SE Deluxe Motherboard

Why not try googling the drivers which u need and dl onto a floppy?

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Onboard w/ the forums! Yea! Only I have a MEGA important column that I guess is called a thread.
I want to get this lateralled desktop ready for a new AGP w/ a modern screen for like a HD Flatscreen so I can see the world and some of what is out there for newbies. I almost went to India onetime and passed it up. I feel I'll probably not get that chance again in this lifetime.
I have a 6200 EVGA and want to upgrade into the AGP Pro series of graphics platforms, so I'll tell you. The whole DIY Computer thing is GREAT for those who it works for,.. But I am the greatful owner of this SUPER Home built computer a friend gave me and would so like to carry it forward to the next supposedly DATED frame of caliber in graphics and AUDIO too.I like precise vivid pictures and great sounds of home music like early eighties mix rock and classical/christian music. The slot is a AGP Graphics capable of a AGP Pro card and I would like to know what I need to do to get the best card for the money in that I would like to get the Direct TV Movies on Demand and I feel that would be a card needed that can produce HD pixels so as to go to a good TV or computer moniter of the which I have not got yet. But my room mate has a HD Capable TV that boasts a 30 or bigger screen and I would like to try and put a video off internet onto that screen via my desktop be through either Direct TV or off the other souces available through the WWW. What would be my best option that is still available for pur... Read more

Answer:ASUS P4C 800-e Deluxe Rewired

This may work for your. Though it will HD on the TV will depend on the TV itself.

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Ok... first time builder here

Just purchased a bunch of hardware to build my own computer and went to put it all together and, to say the least, i am having some serious problems.

Ok... heres what i have

AMD 64 3400+
Asus k8v se deluxe mobo
Seagate 160 gb hdd
2 x Kingston Hyper X DDR2700 512mb
Ati Radeon 9800 xt 256 mb
Liteon DVD Burner
Samsung DVD Player
no floppy drive

I install Windows XP Pro.. Try to boot up computer and sometimes it will not make it all the way into windows before it reboots... On the rare occasions I do get into windows I go to try to install my drivers and software and I get blue screens with all sorts of errors... Occasionally on a windows boot it well give me the error message "One of the files containing the system's Registry data had to be recovered
by use of a log or alternate copy. The recovery was successful".

I have tried all sorts of different arrangements with the memory... Right now the two 512 sticks are in dimm 2 and 3 as the manual says to do when using 2 DDR333 chips.

I just cannot get any kind of stability out of this setup... is this a memory issue... a motherboard issue... Any ideas?

Answer:Instability with asus k8v se deluxe

Tried all that and I still get the same crap... The memory that I am using is not on the recommended and tested memory list, but i have seen other people that are using it. I think i am going to return the 2700 and get some kingston 3200 that is not hyperc. 400 watt power supply... L&C computer company is what it says on the power supply

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I just installed Vista Home Premium on my Intel system with a Asus P5B Deluxe mother board and I am having issues

First, every time I boot I get this message:

Do you want to execute ASUS startup program?

Do I? If I do how do I get this to do this on it's own?

I have downloaded from the Asus web site the files/programs below and run them:

Audio drivers

I still do not have the onboard wireless card working (or even seen by Vista) and saw nothing as far as drivers on the Asus web site for this.

Anyone out there having similar problems and know how to solve these problems I am having?



Answer:Asus P5B Deluxe MB problems

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I have a Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe. My chipset fan was about to die, so I called them for a replacement.

I have the replacement, and want to exchange it out, but heck, I don't know how to get the old one off.

How do you remove the old chipset fan, and how to you put the new one on?


Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe Chipset Fan

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Question: Asus P5LD2 Deluxe

Hi, I have an Asus P5LD2 Deluxe and I wanted to know if it can run nVidia cards in SLI. It comes with an Asus video card bridge but I'm not sure. Thanks!

Answer:Asus P5LD2 Deluxe


You have 2 graphics card slots to run in SLI.

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I ordered a Asus P4C 800-E Deluxe Mobo from Newegg and was wondering if it will run my Maxtor 160gb Ultra ATA/133 hdd without using a disk overlay manager. Is it the type of Mobo or OS or Bios that determines if it needs the overlay? Would Win98SE be ok? What about XP pro?? TIA


Answer:Asus P4C 800-E Deluxe Question

bios and os will determine how big a hd you can support.

XP pro will work if you have service pack1 installed.

I would not suggest 98 simply because it is no longer supported and is much less stable than XP.
Asus website does not specifically state what size HD it supports but it is a current board so I would be VERY suprised if it would not support a 160GB hd.

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Although not advertised, I heard that I could put a Phenom AM2+ Processor in my AM2 Motherboard without a problem as long as I flash the mobo bios to the latest. I was wondering if there were any downsides to doing this and not just getting a new motherboard and what steps I should take to upgrade and in what order. Thanks.

Answer:ASUS M2N-SLI Deluxe and Phenom


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Ok, how do I start? I am having a problem with my new mobo and my cisco aironet 350 wireless lan card. In my old system, a via kt266a based system, the pcmcia adapter and 350 card shared an IRQ with no problems. On the new system I built, with a Asus A7N8X deluxe, I keep getting an IRQ conflict on the 350 card. I disabled all the on board devices(most of them anyway) and have tried putting the pcmcia adapter in all 5 pci slots and still get the conflict. Device manager shows both devices using same IRQ or at least wanting to. I tried putting the same adapter and 350 card in another pc and it works fine on that system. I am using Windows XP Pro. I did notice after installing the setup in the other pc( also a Via KT266a mobo) it has the 350 card using the same IRQ but as an isa device. The adapter shows up as a PCI device. I use a wireless ISP so this is a pretty important problem. In fact I logged on the internet with the card and adapter I am trying to put into my new system. The following is a list of components on new system. Any help would be great and thanks.

Asus A7N8X deluxe (nvidia Nforce II chipset)
Athlon XP 2400
256MB PC3200 ram
ATI Radeon 9500 pro
Maxtor 40GB ata133 hard drive
Windows XP pro

Answer:IRQ on Asus A7N8X Deluxe

In BIOS setup go to boot menu and select APIC for Interrupt Mode. This will allow the Motherboard to create more IRQ then the standard 16 IRQ channels.

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Question: asus a7n8x deluxe

I've bought this board set it up and now i'm just waiting for my 9800pro to be delivered. In the Agp slot there is a little tab, should i leave this in or take it out?TIA

Answer:asus a7n8x deluxe

I think little tab is there to stop movement of standard AGP cards and is removed for Pro versions, BUT, would read your motherboard instructions and the instructions on your graphics card when it arrives. - Patience is a virtue, you know! lol Wait, read and see, before you remove anything.Bodi

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I am looking to buy a 3.4ghz northwood soon and I have the asus p4p800 deluxe motherboard. Asus says that this motherboard supports 3200ghz+ on their website. Does anyone have this config that can tell me wether or not its doable and if its stable and runs at a decent temperature. Thanks

Answer:ASUS P4P800 Deluxe & P4 3.4C

You need a BIOS update to support that CPU, version 1014.

See the CPU support page for your Mobo:

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New Bios 0610 at Asus download. Thought someone might be interested.

Answer:New Asus P6T Deluxe V2 BIOS available

Quote: Originally Posted by HammerHead

New Bios 0610 at Asus download. Thought someone might be interested.

what does it do?

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So a few days ago my computer had an overheating problem and I decided to buy a new Zalman heatsink for it. The problem was that I had to forcefully remove the pre-installed backplate that came with the Asus. This created a few small scratches on the motherboard which may or may not have caused significant harm.

Now, whenever I turn on the computer, i get a checksum bad error and whenever I attempt to exit from bios and save changes, the computer goes into standby mode and will not budge. BTW I'm using a cordless keyboard / mouse, not sure if that's the case. And recently, I haven't been able to go into the BIOS anymore because it freezes after several keystrokes.

I've done everything from removing the cmos battery to clearing CMOS ram but nothing seems to be working. If I hit F2 and run on defaults, i can get on but over time, the computer fails to turn on after a shutdown. It just goes into standby.

I would really appreciate it if someone could help me. I guess I learned my lesson on "If it don't broke, don't fix it". But seriouslly, i need a lot of help because the only way I can get it to boot now is by manually disassembling and reassembling the computer and clearing the CMOS with the jumper. It is very inconvenient.

Your help is greatly appreciated. Any feedback/ comments are welcome

Answer:Checksum Bad - Asus K8V SE DELUXE

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Hello everyone.. I have a bit of a problem with a PC I just built.

Ok. Everything seemed fine and everything appears to be in working order. Now sometimes when I flip on the power supply the computer turns on by itself, all of the fans are running etc.. and then about 5-10 seconds later it shuts off.. From there you can trun it on via the power button as usual. Why is this happening? I have read some other fourms/posts and someone had said to check the wake on LAN, boot from USB etc.. in the BIOS to see if it was enabled, but it is NOT. Let me know if anyone has any ideas. Thanks in advance.....

System Specs:
Asus P5W-DH Deluxe
Intel C2D e6400 2.13 GHz
ATI Radeon X 1950 GT
2 250 Gb WD cavier Hdds
Corsair 2 GB DDR2 XMS memory
Card reader, DVD-RW, etc..

Dual boot with Windows XP Pro and Windows Vista Business.

Answer:Asus P5W-DH deluxe turns on by itself? WHY?

probably a bad or failing relay and/or switch.

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Hi guys sorry for being a noob at this.

I have two ata133 maxtor drives of 120gb each, they are what ive been using in my previous system to date.

I recently bought a dual processor setup ie the asus dl deluxe motherboard and a pair of xeons. Along with this i purchased 2x 300gb sata 150 maxtor drives hoping to use these setup as a striped raid array.

The two new drives are completely blank at present, but i would like to keep my existing os and data on my two 120gb drives.
Is this possible? and can anyone advise on how i go about setting the two new drives up as a 600gb raid array?

Thanks in advance.


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well I'm sitting here trying to setup my new ASUS motherboard. At first it would not recognize anything in on the secondary IDE. I changed the IDE configuration to Enhanced mode and told it to accept P-ata and s-ata. Now it recognizes everything but instead of saying that my hardrive is on the primary IDE channel as master and that my cdrom and dvd (two separate divices) are the master and slave on the secondary IDE it pushed the Hardrive to the third IDE channel and the cd and the dvd to the fourth IDE channel. Anyone got any idea of how this might have happened?


ASUS P4p800 E-Deluxe
Transcend ddr400 512 x 2
Maxtor 80 Gig
Liteon CDRW/DVD Combo
Liteon DVDRW 16x
ANTEC Server Case

Answer:ASUS P4P800E-Deluxe

are you sure you set all the jumpers right? including the ones on your CD drives?

also i think you you are confusing some terms ... if you are only using one IDE HDD, you will only need to worry about 2 IDE channels(channel 1 + 2) unless you are dealing w/ a SATA drive

you should set the jumpers on your maxtor(im assuming that's a PATA, that's the standard drive w/ those wide ribbon cables and it's the boot drive) as single on IDE channel one(primary) and the jumpers on your CD drives on IDE channel 2(secondary) to master and slave respectively

if you are not using a SATA drive and you've messed w/ some of the SATA settings than set the BIOS the fail safe defaults or reset the CMOS(your mobo manuel will tell you how to do that)

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I have a problem. I bought this puppy with an AMD Athlon 64 3000+ processor, and the motherboard says only 1.5 volt video cards will work on it. I have a radeon x800 pro, and apparently it is 3.5 volts. Anyway I can make it work, because honestly, this is bull and I don't have another video card, and I don't have $500 to spend on another video card just for 1.5 volts.

Answer:ASUS K8V SE Deluxe Motherboard

okay, after moving my speakers to the motherboard plugs, the voice POST says 'system failed cpu test'. I bought the socket 754 3000+, and the K8v SE is socket 754. Should I RMA the processor?

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I'm upgrading my pc motherboard and cpu. I can't get my video card to work.

eVGA e-GeForce MX4000 AGP 8X 64MB DDR Video Card w/TV-Out


old mb/cpu = Asus A7N266-VM/AA + AMD Athlon XP 2000+ 1.666GHz
new mb/cpu = Asus A8V-Deluxe + AMD Athlon 64 3500+

I have tried several AGP video cards that all work with other motherboards.

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Question: Asus A7N8X Deluxe

New MB , Memory and HD. Unable to load Win 2K due to only drive SATA and lack of drivers for SATA.
Loaded WIN98SE - all working fine. for one day.
Power on system , passes memory tests and hangs before determining hardware setup. Unable to get into setup mode.
Old keyboard but tests ok on other system.
Suspect bad Mother board. Is my theory coorect ?

Answer:Asus A7N8X Deluxe

probably not. first thing I'd do is check all connections, reset the BIOS, try just 1 stick of ram at a time, only have the HD and video card installed. After that I'd unbolt the MB and set it on cardboard to make sure there isn't a ground problem.

but you can get SATA IDE drivers here...

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Hello! I have exactly the same problem as in this thread with the same setup:

I want to roll back my bios version to 1015 but the EZ flash utility will not read from the floppy disk i only get "floppy disk not found error" altough I have renamed the file to A8V.ROM as it says in the manual. Does anyone have any sugesstions? I really need my computer:/

Answer:Need help with Asus A8V Deluxe motherboard

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Hi all,

I'm in a spot of bother with my new setup,
Here's the specs

A8N-SLI Deluxe mobo
AMD 64 3500+ (Winchester core)
2 x XFX GeForce 6600GT 128MB GDDR3 PCI-Express, Extreme Gamers Ed.
1 x 80GB Hitachi deskstar IDE HDD
1 x 80GB Maxtor IDE HDD
Jeantech 500W PSU (Have to use a 20 - 24 pin mobo connector)

The prob is that the sys won't power up at all, nothin.
Tried the RAM in diff configs, A1-A2, B1-B2, even tried just single strips in all slots. The RAM is OK as it was used in my previous setup, also the drives and PSU were used in my previous setup with no issues.

Also in the mobo manual it says
"Due to CPU limitation, DIMM modules with 128 Mb memory chips or double-sided memory chips are not supported in this motherboard", which mine are double-sided.

Which is strange as Crucials website states that this is THE most popular choice of RAM for this mobo.

Also tried the GFX cards in diff configs, single mode with each card, EZ selector card in Single SLI mode, Dual mode aswell with GFX cards in either slot, EZ selector card in Dual SLI mode. I also get the SLI_WARN_LED light up when using dual cards but with the EZ selector card still in single SLI mode.

Also get the SB_PWR LED light up to indicate power to the mobo.

Can't test CPU as no-one I know has switched to the AMD 64 yet

Checked all connections and they are sound and connected properly.
My only concern(other than it isn�... Read more

Answer:Asus A8N-SLI Deluxe no POST

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I have a problem, something has gone wrong with my wireless on my Quad Core PC.
It has a Asus P5W DH DELUXE Mobo with the wireless card built on it.

Basically my wireless sometimes can not connect to the router which is only about 3-4 meters away sometimes it connects but there is no internet access. I disable the adaptor and enable it again and it works on some occasion while other times it doesn't.

During all this time I try the wireless network on the laptop and it works, even downstairs.

Can someone please help as I have not been able to use the internet on it for the last 4 hours. I have tried quite a few things.
I have disconnected the ASUS Ariel and reconnected after a while,
I have uninstalled the wireless card in device manager, and also uninstalled the driver and utiliy using revo uninstaller,
I have reinstalled the drivers and tried newer updates drivers
I have reset the wireless router many times,

Thanks in advance.

Answer:Asus P5W DH Deluxe wireless

bump ... can anyone please help?

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Hi all!

I've got a minor prob with a new Asus P4C800-E deluxe mobo.
I got it because it has 4 SATA connections 2 on a Promise Technology chipset & 2 on a Intel SATA_RAID chipset.

So I thought-ah!-I can connect 4 SATA hdd's in 2 RAID(0) configurations &
set one as C:\ & the other as D:\.

I've managed the C:\ drive RAID(0) config OK- the problem is with the RAID config on the Intel RAID chipset.

I haven't worked out how to do it yet.
To set the background-I'm using WinXPsp2 and the hdd's are matched for
each chipset conections ie 2 Seagate Barracuda's 160gig each
on the Promise Tech & 2 300 gig Seagate Barracuda's on the Intel chipset.

The Asus manual confirms that you can create RAID configs on both chipsets
separately- but can you use one chipset for a C:\ & the other as D:\

To successfully achieve this POST prompts should confirm both Promise & Intel drivers have been installed with the option to enter the RAID configuration and the OS SCSI & RAID controllers in Device Manager
should also show entries for RAID controller device drivers.

My SCSI & RAID entries in Device Manager ONLY show Promise Tech. drivers. My POST prompts only show Fast Track Promise Technology information and config (Ctrl-F).

How can I set up my second RAID(0) drive? My first bootup RAID(0) C:\ drive is working fine.



Answer:Asus P4C800-E Deluxe

sounds like you need to enable the intel sata controller in the BIOS

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I recently built myself a new computer. It is the first one that I have built. Everything is working wonderfully...except that audio options are not recognized. The mother board has a surround sound feature, so I'm pretty sure that I don't need to buy a sound card. What's the deal?

Answer:Asus K8N-E Deluxe help - no audio

Is on board audio enabled in your BIOS ?
Did you load drivers and software for Audio from Mb installation disk?
Are there any error messages?
Are there any items listed in Device manager for audio?
yellow exclamation marks mean improper driver install.

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Hello all,

Has anyone tried to install XP on the Asus P6T Deluxe? I have Vista 64 installed in RAID 0 (set up through the onboard Intel raid utility) which works just fine. However, I have a third hard drive that i want to install XP on. I have tried adding the "iastor" driver file from ASUS to the install using nlite, but that did not work. Does anyone know which drivers i need to get this to run? I have searched for a while now, and cannot seem to come up with an answer.

Help is greatly appreciated!!!

Answer:PLEASE HELP! Install XP on Asus P6T Deluxe V2?

Is it an SAS or SATA HDD?

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Question: asus a7n8x deluxe

i got my pc hooked up to a router and since the mobo has dual lan jacks they are both plugged in .. however when am using the net or any online related task the port which is being utilised is the nvidia nForce MCP networking adapter .. i wud prefer that the 3com broadband controller handle that but how do i get it to function as the primary network adapter ? ..

thnx .. !

Answer:asus a7n8x deluxe

I am not qualified to anwer your question, but I am sure that whoever is will need some specs on your rig. cheers.

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hello all i have been given this pc for helping out at the high school "yes"
better than my old p4b266 anyway i have got it running but i cant get the sound to work i have scanned all i can downloaded the drivers from asus run everything i can think of but still no sound computer managment shows no signs of any wrongs or conflics i have not flashed bios could this help ??

mobo a8n32-sli deluxe
o/s ms windows xp pro sp3
1.0 gig ram
radeon x300 video card

my bios ver 1009 my feeling is to flash it what do you all think

Answer:asus A8N32-SLI deluxe

Not a bad board. A few things to check (if you haven't already)before you flash the bios - as I consider a bios flash to be a last ditch effort. A bad bios flash can kill your board.

--Go into the bios, and make sure the audio is enabled. It could have been disabled by someone.

--Go into the services (Start, then Run - type "services.msc" without the quotation marks, and press Enter). Look in the list for a service named "Windows Audio" and make sure it is set to automatic and is running. If it doesn't appear in the list at all, check post #16 in this thread, and follow the instructions to restore the service to the registry (including backing up your current registry):

--It looks like this board has the Realtek ALC850 8-channel CODEC. I recommend downloading and installing the audio driver directly from the ASUS site ( Deluxe) if you haven't tried that already. Often when other drivers fail, the original manufacturers driver will work.

Hope some of this is of use. Let us know how it's going

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I am getting no sound from my Logitech X230 speakers. My FP_Audio connector has nothing plugged into it so I think this it the problem.The manual says 'connect one end of the front panel audio I/O module cable to this connector.'What is the cable and where I would have it from?If I havent done this in enough detail tell me, and I will expand.Thanks for any help!

Answer:Asus A8N-SLi Deluxe no sound!

"I am getting no sound from my Logitech X230 speakers. My FP_Audio connector has nothing plugged into it so I think this it the problem."Well, strangely, on my Asus A7V600-X the onboard sound works fine without audio cable to either the DVD-R or DVD-DROM drives.Presumably the onboard sound is enabled in the BIOS and the drivers are installed? Does the Device Manager in Windows show any question marks against the sound devices?If everything appears to be installed properly, perhaps the lead from the speakers to the sound card are wrong? Could try experimenting with them, I suppose.Not sure if this will be of any help, but might prompt someone else to come up with a solution. :-)Storic

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Hey all, I have the Asus V7700 Deluxe V.C., and I just learned how to switch the screen from monitor to the T.V which is really cool. However, the resolution isn't the best, and I don't think theres anything i can do as far as the video card is concerned. I hear theres a T.V that puts out the kind of resolution that a monitor has, so I can get great graphics on the telly. Anyone knows what they are called? Also, how would I get to watch the T.V on the monitor? Anyone have experiance with this?



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was going to get asus a8n deluxe mobo keep hearing problems about faulty chipset fan and memory not running at desired speeds.Is there anything else on the market for sli.want to use 2 1gb sticks of ram and a fx57 64 cpu#

is the above mobo not meant to be the best money can buy

Answer:asus faulty a8n deluxe

DFI Lanparty SLI is good.

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OK, just got my new PC at the end of last week. Everytime I boot up i get this screen that says somewthing like press CTRL+S (or R) or F8 to go into RAID settings. How can i force the PC to boot up and skip this screen? I only have 1 SATA hdd so theres no need for Raid (is there?...i dont really know what RAID is)

Anything else i need to knwo to configure for this mobo? Hints, tips are welcome...Thanks!

Answer:For those with the ASUS A8N-SLi Deluxe MOBO

RAID stands for Redundant Array of Independant Disks

it means using 2 or more hard drives to get faster and/or more reliable disk access.
it can read or write half the data to 2 drives at the same time to reduce transfer times, or it can mirror data between 2 drives so you have 2 copies of every file (1 on each hard drive) so if one drive fails......

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i recently took out my memory sticks and graphics cards to get in to give the mb a dusting as there was alot of dust on things.when i turned the computer back on it would not start up just kept giving the bios beeps.just a beep the a pause then another and so on.after several atempts it starts up without a stick of memory in one of the is not the memory as i have tried different sticks to no luck.anybody got any ideas as to the problem or is it just a damage worked fine before and everything is in the same position not altered anything.

Answer:asus a8n-sli deluxe mb dimm

I have exactly the same board and I recently did the same thing and the same thing happened, you need to ensure that the memory goes into the exact same slot that they came out of, I think both of mine went into the blue slots.Mine were really difficult to get back in, they looked like they were in properly but I still kept getting the memory error, eventually after many attempts they engaged correctly.

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I am having a computer built with the Asus A8N SLI Motherboard and have done a lot of research. I know that I need to replace the chipset fan with the Zalman cnps7000B-cu cpu cooler but getting confused about the best hard drive (in the 250 to 300 G category) and memory to have installed. Also, any suggestions on the AMD processor? The computer tech who is building it recommends the AMD Athlon 64 3500+ but I know that the dual core processors are now being offered. Because I will probably keep this new computer for at least 10 years (the one that I use now is 10 years old - still chuggs along) I try to get a computer with 'top of the line' hardware. Also, he recommends Windows XP Home but a lot of people state that the only way to go is Xp Pro??? I've been researching all of this for 3 weeks and I'm starting to feel that I need a brain transplant. I would sincerely appreciate any suggestions or comments.

Answer:Asus A8N SLI Deluxe Motherboard

All right so you are going with the 939! If you really want THE best processor, go either AMD 64 fx57 or 4800 x2. They will both cost you about a $1000.
If you want to stay around the $350 mark, the 90nm 64 3700 is a good choice.
As far as Hard drives go, reccomend a 7200 rpm 8mb cache SATA, if you go Seagate you can even get native command queing! Two of these in a raid 0,1 and you have a OS that runs like you put it on a 20,000 rpm hard drive.(not quite but it is damn fast and safe.)
I would say go for Pro if you won't upgrade to Longhorn, home if you will upgrade. If you want to be safe and don't mind everything not running perfectly everytime. Go SUSE or Redhat Linux.
RAM, don't go generic. PNY, Kingston are good, I can't remember if this board supportd dual channel or not, but if it does make sure you buy in pairs to get the best performance.
Scatter brained approach to helping, sorry but I hope I helped

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Hi all,

While there are threads here regarding similar problems to mine I can't find any that match, so I thought I'd start a new one.

I am trying to get a new system up and running but am having problems with my mobo.

It's an Asus A8N-SLI deluxe (8x2 version)
CPU is an AMD athlon 3200+
I have 2 sticks of GeIL 512mb DDR 400
Vid card is an ATI Radeon x700
PSU is a Sharkoon 450w with 24-pin connector.

When I try to power on I get the fans running (case, cpu, chipset and vid card), I get the mobo LED lit up, the DVD-Drive LED blinks once and then nothing else happens. I get no POST and nothing appears on the screen. I have no HDD LED activity and no power LED activity. This behaviour is constant, the same every time I try to power on.

The mobo is properly mounted in the case and I get the same results with it set up on my (wooden) desk so I don't think it's a short (I was also bare-foot and grounded at all times).
I have tried the mobo on its own and then with each consecutive component both individually and together (including multiple sticks of ram and vid cards).
I've tried single sticks of ram in all 4 positions.
I've reset the CMOS.
I've pulled out some of my hair and done various funny dances in the vain hope the some god or other would have mercy on me.

All of the above had no effect.

I'm thinking that it's just a bad board and since I only bought it 2 days ago I should take it back as a DOA. I thought I'd ask... Read more

Answer:Asus A8n-Sli Deluxe - no POST

They probably sold you one of my three rma's before I decided to take a manddatory break from Asus for a year. Board sounds bad, especially since you know the right "dances".
There is a site out there where a month ago I found about 300 war stories from that board. can I suggest what solved my problems?
This is what I used:
If you need the pain of SLI then this is for you:
I was shocked these boards are so great!!

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Rigth then folks I have a question....

I've just got Windows XP (home Edition sp2) & a new SATA150 HD

I've installed it on my Asus P4C800 Mother board & P4 (3.0Ghz, 800FSB), 1 Gig Memory

When i boot up with the WindowsXP CD in the CD drive to install it on the new drive it just gets stuck on blue screen and the words Windows in the top left corner

My question is this? my PC too old to install Windows XP?

Surely it would say this PC is too old or something not just stick on that screen wouldnt it?

Answer:XP (sp2) on Asus P4C800 Deluxe

XP SP2 will be perfect for your setup. The P4C800 is a awesome motherboard as just about everyone here has owned 1. For the problem your having, it sounds like it is BIOS setting related. Go thru the BIOS settings with a fine tooth comb.

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