Dual Marvel Gigabit LAN Controllers.

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Dual Phase PWM for vDIMM

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On the maximus formula, there are LEDs located are specific core components such as the vcore, vdimm, vmch, etc. As such, the LEDs will light up according to a specified range of voltaged adjusted in the bios. The change of LED color is real time.

CPU Vcore

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Northbridge Voltage

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VDimm Voltage

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Southbridge Voltage

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ICS 9LPRS918HKL PLL

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CMOS Reset switch for those of you who prefer old skool jumper shorting or just find it a hassel to reach for the back of the case to press on the switch.

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