box s Albatron K8SLi Review

The Albatron K8SLi is based on the Nvidia’s NForce 4 SLI MCP, and is targeted at the mass market as one of the most cost effective SLI-enabled motherboard today. VR-Zone brings you an in-depth review of this budget wonder.

board Albatron K8SLi Review

The Albatron K8SLi is based on the Nvidia’s NForce 4 SLI MCP, and is targeted at the mass market as one of the most cost effective SLI-enabled motherboard today. The board also comes with a unique ABS Bios system, which allows you to restore a corrupted bios simply by plugging in a daughtercard with a secondary bios chip on it. Now, let’s take a look at the specifications of the Albatron K8SLI below:

Specifications
 

CPU Support
AMD Athlon64 socket 939 based processors, A64 & A64FX
Memory Support
Dual Channel, 4 slots, DDR400, 4GB Max
Chipset
Nvidia NForce 4 SLI
Expansion Slots


2 x PCI-Express x16 (x8 in bandwidth)
2 x PCI-Express x1
2 x PCI 32bit/33MHz

Audio
6 Channel AC97 via Realtek ALC655
IDE
2 x ATA133
SATA
4 x SATA-II via Nvidia Nforce 4 SLI MCP
Networking
Nvidia Gigabit LAN via VITESSE VSC8201RX PHY
RAID
SATA RAID 0,1 & 0+1
USB 2.0
4 on rear panel, 4 via onboard headers, 8 in total
Power Connector
24pin ATX 2.03 supported
Form Factor
ATX, 293mmx198mm
BIOS
4M bit flash ROM, Award BIOS with 2nd BIOS via ABS Card