AA8-MAX Board Preview

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

 

The thick wire traces are found underneath the board as well

 

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

 

Realtek 8110S-32 Gigabit Ethernet Controller

 

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

 

Texas Instrument Firewire chip

 

The Debug LED for diagnostics purposes

 

The unique design of the Northbridge cooler

 

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