Market Survey, Part 1: A Comparison Of The Latest Pentium 4 Motherboards

Epox EP-5EGA+, Continued

Clearly recognizable by the VGA connection: an Intel 915G chipset is in use.

The Epox EP-5EGA+ provides one interface for an external temperature diode. This can be placed anywhere in the case for gauging temperatures.

The USDM (Unified System Diagnostic Manager) displays the diode temperature in Windows for monitoring purposes.

The included software provides a host of options for monitoring fans, voltages, and temperatures.

The Port80 debugging module is a familiar item, allowing users to quickly localize system errors.

The name "Powerpack" gives one high expectations upon opening the motherboard package...