1,000 MB/s across the network - a Broadcom controller makes it possible.
Very nice: we liked the way the IDE connectors are tilted away from the board. Cables are easier to connect and they don't get in the way of long PCI cards.
The second serial port is not present on the board and must be added via an adapter unit if required. Asus includes a complete set of cables.
Asus is another company keen on front-mounted ports. The J-Panel module features two USB ports and sockets for the sound system. Compared with other solutions it looks somewhat basic but nevertheless does the job perfectly.
The market leader knows what a user manual should look like. It includes an installation guide in 12 languages.
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