The Fatal1ty is back-lit with red LEDs, which will make the Fatal1ty stand out in any side window case. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Apart from its XE north bridge, the Fatal1ty board’s spec sheet doesn’t look much different from other enthusiast-oriented series boards. Doom 3 and Far Cry Overclocking and Conclusions. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff!

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Despite the number of coolers, the overall noise background is not that high. Good PCB layout, a lot of field-effect transistors in the CPU voltage regulator, a lateral IDE slot, lack of the usual queue of connectors along the bottom edge of the motherboard — everything produces a very nice impression.

We liked the impeccable stable operation of this motherboard. The PCB contains no empty seats for chips and connectors.

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. We were extremely pleased to reach a stable x12 with our test 3. You may have read on our pages here at PC Perspective some time ago about Abit and their fataality of products with the Fatal1ty group.

Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. Package Contents Package Contents: Introduction Abit has just unleashed their first “Fatal1ty” motherboard.

However, if you plan to use a large custom heatsink, you are likely out of luck.


Dimension – ATX form factor x mm. With water cooling or phase-change cooling, the Abit Fatal1ty would likely take this abbit further, since heat was becoming a large problem with this Gallatin core CPU at nearly 3. There are provisions for Firewire and enhancements for noise reduction on the excellent Intel High Definition 8-channel audio, but you will be hard pressed to find any other new features on Fatal1ty. 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 fatalihy.

Abit Fatal1ty AA8XE Motherboard Review

Video 3Digests Video cards: Voltage, fan status, and sa8xe monitoring. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Doom 3 and Far Cry Overclocking and Conclusions. 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.

FIRST LOOK: Abit Fatal1ty AA8XE

You can see the shroud for the dual OTES cooling for the power transistors. That’s why it’s not surprising that Abit decided to sign a contract with a famous figure in the world of virtual sport, namely Johnathan Fatal1ty Wendel. The motherboard also contains voltage regulators for PCI-E x16 four uF capacitors reinforced with L elements and memory eight uF capacitors reinforced with L elements.

A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Motherboard manufacturers have, in recent years, struggled to make themselves stand out faatlity 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. It is carefully designed, so there is no issue with mounting a standard Intel Socket cooling fan.


Abit Fatal1ty AA8XE Motherboard Review | PC Perspective

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 aa8xee certainly do fine for a state-of-the-art high-performance computer. It’s no secret that gamers, who try to keep up with the ever increasing requirements to system resources, make up a significant share of people buying hardware for desktop PCs.

Senchihin Vladimir sench ixbt. VRM active cooling system. 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.

Customize The Tech Report Fatailty surprise was the lack of a higher DDR2 ram speed option in a board designed for performance. Well that partnership is finally showing some results with the release of their first product available to gamers with the Fatal1ty brand: 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.