PCSTATS Main Page Follow PCSTATS on Facebook PCSTATS RSS Feed PCSTATS Twitter Feed + Motherboards
+ Videocards
+ Memory
+ Beginners Guides
News & Advanced Search  Feedback?
[X]   Directory of
Guides & Reviews

Beginners Guides
Weekly Newsletter
Archived Newsletters

 

Contact the Suite 66 Advertising Agency
Seagate Backup Plus Slim External USB 3.0 2TB Hard Drive Review

ASUS Striker II NSE nVidia nForce 790i SLI Motherboard Review

ASUS Striker II NSE nVidia nForce 790i SLI Motherboard Review  - PCSTATS
Abstract: For enthusiasts seeking the highest performance, most fully featured motherboards that any Taiwanese motherboard manufacturer is able to produce, one need look no further than ASUS' Republic of Gamers brand. The ASUS Striker II NSE motherboard continues in this tradition.
 82% Rating:   
Filed under: Motherboards Published:  Author: 
External Mfg. Website: ASUS Mar 02 2009   Julian Apong  
Home > Reviews > Motherboards > ASUS Striker II NSE

Motherboard Highlights Photo Gallery

The two blue PCI Express 2.0 x16 slots and the middle PCI Express slot can be configured for two-way or three-way SLI modes with selected NVIDIA graphics cards. There are also a pair of PCI Express x1 slots, and a pair of PCI slots for legacy peripherals.

The NVIDIA nForce 790i Media and Communications processor powers the six SATA II ports, and allows them to be configured in RAID 0, 1, 5 and 10 configurations. It also controls the IDE port.

There are four DDR3 slots on the ASUS Striker II NSE motherboard, with a maximum capacity of 8GB. Supported RAM speeds are 800/1066/1333MHz, with unofficial support for 1600MHz memory through overclocking.

The ASUS Striker II NSE motherboard can run at 800/1066/1333/1600MHz Front Side Bus speeds, and supports Pentium D, 4 and Extreme processors, as well as Core 2 Duo, Quad and Extreme processors, including the new 45nm Wolfdale and Yorkfield processors.

ASUS' Stack Cool 2 adds a copper layer in between the PCB layers that allows motherboard components to use the entire underside of the motherboard as a surface area for cooling.

The Striker II NSE motherboard has on-board Power and Reset switches that allow the motherboard to be turned on and off without installing it in a case. There's also a BIOS reset button located on the I/O shield that restores default settings, should a bad overclocking setup make the BIOS inaccessible.

< Previous Page © 2017 PCSTATS.com Next Page >

 

Contents of Article: ASUS Striker II NSE
 Pg 1.  ASUS Striker II NSE nVidia nForce 790i SLI Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  Motherboard Layout and features
 Pg 3.  Enthusiast Friendly Accessories
 Pg 4.  NVIDIA 790i SLI Chipset & Power Draw Tests
 Pg 5.  — Motherboard Highlights Photo Gallery
 Pg 6.  Overclocking Test Report & Test System Specs
 Pg 7.  Motherboard Benchmarks: Sysmark 2007
 Pg 8.  Motherboard Benchmarks: Sandra 2008 Processor
 Pg 9.  Motherboard Benchmarks: Sandra 2008 Memory
 Pg 10.  Motherboard Benchmarks: PCMark Vantage
 Pg 11.  Motherboard Benchmarks: 3DMark Vantage, 3DMark06, FEAR
 Pg 12.  Striker II NSE Enough for Enthusiasts?

SEARCH PCSTATS 
Use the power of Google to search all of PCSTATS and the PCSTATS Forums. Tell us what you think of this new feature - FEEDBACK?
   12 / 16 / 2017 | 8:10AM
Hardware Sections 


google
 
PCSTATS Network Features Information About Us Contact
FrostyTech
TransmetaZone
BeginnersPC
PCSTATS Newsletter
PCSTATS Forums
ShoppingList Assistance
Tech Glossary
Technology WebSite Listings
PermaLink News
Archived News
Submit News (Review RSS Feed)
Site Map
PCstats Wallpaper
About Us
Employment
Privacy Policy
Advertise on PCSTATS

How's Our Driving?
© Copyright 1999-2017 www.pcstats.com All rights reserved. Privacy policy and Terms of Use.