nForce2 Ultra 400 Shootout: ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe vs DFI LANPARTY NFII Ultra B Since its inception, ASUS' A7N8X Deluxe has been highly regarded by journalists and end users due to its excellent combination of performance, features, and price, not to mention that solid ASUS name. To ring in 2004 ASUS decided to build on this foundation and add a little more flavor with the A7N8X-E Deluxe. In comparison, DFI has been aiming to steal away gamers and enthusiasts from traditional players like ASUS and ABIT, offering features that go beyond both companiesí offerings in many cases. DFI has improved their nForce2 Ultra 400 board to take on the most feature-rich nForce 2 motherboards. This product is the LANPARTY NFII Ultra B.
In today's article we pitch both of these products head-to-head. Both boards offer the standard nForce2 Ultra 400 with MCP-T features like dual-channel DDR400 and Dolby Digital audio, but add to that equation with extras like Gigabit Ethernet and Serial ATA. If you're shopping for a new motherboard to go with your brand new Athlon XP processor this is one article you won't want to miss! more...
January 21, 2004
Hardware : Motherboards
Check out these shots of DFI's LANPARTY NFII Ultra B and the ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe Wireless Edition, both based on NVIDIA's nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset.