The BIOS controls with wide adjustment ranges will allow overclockers to push the Fatal1ty to wherever the processor can go. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Over their years of catering to the Enthusiast, Abit has also been an innovator in overclocking, introducing features like Soft Menu that became the standard for the industry. Abit understands this market, so the launch of the Fatal1ty series seems an ideal fit with Abit strengths. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Apparently, this is the limit on air with modest voltage increases for this processor, since the stock 13X multiplier would only reach x13 – approximately the same speed.

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Abit Fatal1ty AA8XE Motherboard Review | PC Perspective

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Early in his gaming career, Fatal1ty became the number 1 ranked Quake 3 player in the world. Memory active cooling system. Best aa8xee all, you don’t need to drop a grand on an Extreme Edition processor to take advantage of the chipset; it works just fine with LGA Pentium 4 processors designed for an MHz front-side bus.

Though, even if you are worlds apart from cybersport, you should pay your attention to this motherboard — aside from its title and illuminating bijouterie, it’s an excellent product, which will certainly do fine for a state-of-the-art high-performance computer.


So the FDD cable may fail to reach a floppy drive in a high tower. SiSoft Sandra Application: Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Designed as a companion for pricey Extreme Edition chips, the XE natively supports a MHz front-side bus and all the proper bus dividers needed to run at that speed. Package Contents Package Contents: We liked the impeccable stable operation of this motherboard. We were extremely pleased to reach a stable x12 with our test 3.

But nobody will guarantee that in six months, when they wear out a little, you system unit will not resemble a turbine of a taking off plane.

There is no doubt that Abit knows enthusiasts, gaming, and overclocking as they are the brand most mentioned when computer users are asked to name a good board for overclocking. The Fatal1ty boards and graphics cards are “Built to Kill” according to Abit – they are designed to be the “best of the best” for gaming.

FIRST LOOK: Abit Fatal1ty AA8XE

With water cooling or phase-change cooling, the Abit Fatal1ty would likely take this chip further, since heat was becoming a large problem with this Gallatin core CPU at nearly 3. As soon as you have a look at the package which is not only beautiful but rather convenient as well, by the wayyou will see right away that this motherboard is designed specially for gamers and modding fans.

However, if you plan to use a large custom heatsink, you are likely out of luck. The PCB contains no empty aa8xd for chips and connectors.


The BIOS controls with wide adjustment ranges will allow overclockers to push the Fatal1ty to wherever the processor can go. Dynamic range, dB A: A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never ffatality.

About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. The Fatal1ty is back-lit with red LEDs, which will make the Fatal1ty stand out in any side window case. Log in Don’t have an account? Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Despite the number of coolers, the overall noise background is not that high. Automatic power off at overheating Board temperature by the on-board sensor Memory temperature Temperature of the CPU voltage regulator Aa8se ports, sockets, and connectors: Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Motherboard manufacturers have, in recent years, struggled to make themselves stand out from their competitors and Abit had an uphill battle to develop some new innovations to put on their ‘Fatal1ty’ motherboards that would indeed live up to the expectations that they set and built up.

Steam names the best-selling games of Fatal1ty also won Quakecon and became the world’s first Doom 3 champion at Quakecon