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Market Survey, Part 2: Six Premium Pentium 4 LGA775 Boards

Gigabyte GA-8AENXP-DW, Continued

Conventional serial ports give way for the WLAN antenna connection. The board offers an optional expansion.

The U-PLUS DSP module, which plugs in next to the CPU socket, adds another four phases onto the fixed voltage regulators.

Nice gimmick: the U-PLUS DSP module's four blue LEDs displaying fixed voltage regulator load.

The Northbridge fan can be plugged in on top of the cooling unit; it is needed with excessive overclocking.