ASUS P5N32-SLI SE Deluxe Pencil Voltage Mods

8 ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe Pencil Voltage Mods

ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe is basically identical to its predecessor, the P5N32 SLI Deluxe, which are both based on the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI x 16 chipset. It just switched out a CPU voltage regulator for one supporting VRD 11 to run the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Processors. And also did away with the power molex connector in the awkard position right below the first PCIE slot. An old dog, learning just one more new trick. Now those of you overclocking on this board may be interested in the voltage mods for it, most of which can be accomplished with a simple pencil as well.

The ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe is basically identical to it’s predecessor, the
ASUS P5N32 SLI Deluxe, which are both based on the NVIDIA nForce4 SLI x 16 chipset.
It just switched out a CPU voltage regulator for one supporting VRD 11 to run
the latest Intel Core 2 Duo Processors. And also did away with the power molex
connector in the awkard position right below the first PCIE slot. An old dog,
learning just one more new trick.

Now those of you overclocking on this board may be interested in the voltage
mods for it, most of which can be accomplished with a simple pencil as well.

2 ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe Pencil Voltage Mods

Above, you see the voltage mod for the Northbridge chipset. Default voltage
is around 1.4v. This can be measured from the MOFET Leg right below the first
PCIE slot. To increase voltage, solder a 20K Ohms Variable Resistor to the point
marked above, set at maximum resistance, with the other leg of VR connected
to Ground. Reduce Resistance to increase voltage. Alternatively, pencil the
resistor in the green box to increase voltage. Go down slowly, about 20 ohms
at a time, to increase voltage. Be sure to cool it well though, even at default
voltage the heatsink gets hot! I used a nice copper cooler to cool mine:

6 ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe Pencil Voltage Mods

Below you see the MOSFET Leg to measure the FSB Voltage from:

7 ASUS P5N32 SLI SE Deluxe Pencil Voltage Mods

This is beside the NorthBridge. Default Voltage is 1.2v.

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