Asus P5N32-SLI Deluxe nForce4 SLI X16 Intel Edition Review
Posted on Saturday, December 10 2005 @ 03:09:47 CET by LSDsmurf
As we mentioned, Intel chipset based boards don't offer SLI support at all (althought the recently introduced i975X does support ATi Crossfire technology), making the nForce 4-SLI boards a top choice for hardware enthusiasts. A downside of the original nForce4-SLI chipset, however, was that the chipset's total number of PCIe lanes was limited to 20 and PEG slots had to share the 16 PCI Express lanes allocated to graphics. However NVIDIA's recently launched nForce 4 SLI X16 chipset also comes in both AMD and Intel flavors, with the "X16" standing for 16 devoted lanes for each PEG slot for 32 lanes total. As usual, Asus is one of the first to market, releasing the P5N32-SLI Deluxe, complimenting their P5ND2-SLI offering. Read on to find out whether it's always a good thing to be first in line..