Asus P5GDC-V Deluxe, Continued
As the other eight regulators are not cooled, the cooler can only be viewed as a marketing device: it is of no practical use.
Asus equips the back of its boards with an additional PCB layer positioned near the processor socket: Stack Cool is designed to defuse hot spots.
Since the Ai series, the AiBooster tool has been included with Asus motherboards.
The old familiar PC Probe, included with all Asus motherboards. This tool allows monitoring of all key motherboard components (voltage and temperature).
The Asus LiveUpdate program allows automatic download of the latest BIOS updates from the internet for direct installation in Windows XP.
The amount of included accessories is commendable for a board priced at $200.
The serious-looking packaging of the Asus motherboard.
|manuals (coming in the next time)|
|Drivers & Tools CD|
|WinDVD Creator 2|
|2x 80-pin ATA cable|
|1x Floppy cable|
|1x 40-pin ATA cable|
|4x SATA data cable|
|2x SATA power cable (2 devices)|
|1x Sticker Board and Logo|
|1x IO panel shield|
|1x slot panel 1s Serial Port|
|1x slot panel 2x USB 2.0 and 1x Game Port|
|1x slot panel 1x with Firewire (big)|