AA8-MAX Board Preview

IMG 8276 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

Notice the unique layout of the power regulators, MOSFETs and
the thick wire traces to dissipate heat faster and more efficiently.

 

IMG 8277 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

The thick wire traces are found underneath the board as well

 

IMG 8278 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

AA8-MAX uses the new Realtek RTM862-431clock generator

 

IMG 8279 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

Realtek 8110S-32 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

 

IMG 8280 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

Realtek ALC880 7.1 Channel audio that supports Intel High
Definition Audio specs.

 

IMG 8281 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

Texas Instrument Firewire chip

 

IMG 8282 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

The Debug LED for diagnostics purposes

 

IMG 8283 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

The unique design of the Northbridge cooler

 

IMG 8275 ABIT New AA8 MAX, AG8, AS8, AV8 Boards

The back panel Multi-IO ports that sports SPDIF in/out, 8
Channels audio connectors, 4 USB ports and 1 RJ45 connector, 1 Firewire port