When it came to overclocking the system, its results were certainly surprising. Running the CPU at 2. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Phoronix Test Suite OpenBenchmarking. We utilized the stock AMD heat sink, but also verified that several aftermarket cooling systems such as the Thermaltake Big Typhoon would fit in this area during our overclocking tests. One of the items for worry was the integrated Gigabit controller. Our initial impression of the ASRock SLIeSATA2 upon opening the box was like a child opening a birthday present, full of surprise and wonderment at the object that we were holding.
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The audio panel consists of 3 ports that can be configured for 2, 4, and 5. The old adage, “If it’s too lxn to be true, it probably is. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. More information about the entire line of ASRock products can be found here.
One of the items for worry was the integrated Gigabit controller. The DIMM module slots’ color coordination is correct for dual channel setup. Thus, even for our bit motherboard testing we have returned to i software. We typically witnessed temperatures hovering near 59c from this heat sink, although we did not notice any stability issues during load operations.
We did not have any issues utilizing these slots with video cards containing single slot cooling systems.
We also have to wonder about the inclusion of the AM2 CPU upgrade slot that seems more like a marketing gimmick than something that will be useful in the future. The jumpers to the right of the yellow are required to 939si-esata2 changed in order to switch from socket operation to the AM2 CPU.
Our initial impression of the ASRock SLIeSATA2 upon opening the box was like a child opening a birthday present, full of surprise and wonderment at the object that we were holding. Running the CPU at 2. We also noticed temperature readings of around 56c in between lah video cards where the two cables were installed. Let’s find out if this alternative offering leads to a difficult choice.
ASRock 939SLI32-eSATA2: ULi Dual x16 SLI
The game port header and front audio panel header are located in front of the floppy drive connector and to the right of the number three PCI slot. 939sli-easta2 next to this series of ports are the next two USB 2.
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Further information about the ULi product line 939sl-esata2 be found here. ASRock has a history of providing very unique and, at times, unusual products based upon alternative chipsets at inexpensive price points. The only way to come to a decisive conclusion was to test the board thoroughly and utilize it in a variety of situations.
The memory modules are easy to install with a full size video card placed in the first PCI Express x16 slot. The ASRock motherboard was benchmarked at both its stock and overclocked speeds.
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After the initial excitement over our gift from ASRock wore off, we began to wonder if this present would be one that we would toss in lzn closet, regift to an unsuspecting editor, or cherish over time. Located to the right of the serial and parallel ports are the first two USB 2.
Log in Don’t lab an account? The SATA ports feature the new “clamp and latch” design along with it being color-coded. While the performance of the board was slightly lower in most benchmarks, the stability was superb with the release BIOS.
We also have to wonder about the inclusion of the AM2 CPU upgrade slot that seems more like a marketing gimmick than something that will be useful in the future. We do believe additional cooling in this area is required. ASRock places the four-pin 12v auxiliary power connector at the top of the CPU socket area along the edge of the board, but out of the way of 939si-esata2 aftermarket cooling solutions.