The system board’s design apart from the original actually almost standard nowadays for the inexpensive ASUS boards “sideways” position of the IDE slot is quite traditional for microATX boards based on the given chipset. Meanwhile, our CPU has been reaching MHz and more with standard voltage on boards with no settings for increasing it. For the same reason it isn’t possible to use an adapter. It is funny that a user can install a heat sink on this chip and observe that it too becomes significantly hot to touch. Cooling efficiency is standard, in similarity to the other tested system boards, even during long periods of maximum load and with no additional air flows. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption:

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Such a high mark is standard for the utilized codec.

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No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required. With the highest speed up to MHz, DDR2 memory provides great performance for 3D graphics and chipwet memory demanding applications. The user may then ask: In theory, we could have wished for the PCIEx1 port to be placed between the graphics and PCI slots in order to be able to install 2 PCI expansion cards after installing a graphics card. Dmitriy Laptev lpt ixbt. The advanced processing technology contains two physical CPU cores with individually dedicated L2 cache to satisfy the rising demand for more powerful processing capability.


Chipset cooling, similarly to mv AMD G series boards, is passive. Applying this test procedure, we are able to effectively use all of the test board’s supported abilities, including increasing processor core voltage, and if necessary, correcting multipliers and adjusting system and peripheral bus frequencies.

Non-standard settings were not tested for operability.

ASUS M2A-VM Motherboard Review

Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Rear panel connectors, notice the two video outputs. Although a compact cooler that fits within the dimensions of the mounting frame is more likely to be used in such a system.

BioShock Infinite and Metro: Board’s form-factor is microATX x mm. Products may not be available in all markets.

But where exactly is the mistake? Click here for a detailed explanation about Avivo. It is more likely to generate less and with some luck even significantly less heat.

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All capacitors on this motherboard are Japanese from Chemi-con. Overclocking In order to evaluate the overclocking capabilities of the board and its BIOS, we overclock our testbed CPU to the highest frequency possible that also allows for stable operation.

It may prevent one from installing a non-standard bulky cooler onto the CPU. This test also assesses the board’s ability to automatically revert to vvm frequencies in the case of system hang-ups, excessive overclocking, etc.

Resetting frequency to the default value in case of excessive overclocking works every time, one only has to reboot the computer again. Unfortunately, it wasn’t very helpful in practice. The drawback of using this add-on card is obvious: This motherboard provides excellent compatibility and flexibility by supporting either bit or bit architecture.


ASUS M2A-VM – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket AM2 – AMD 690G Series

Please refer specification pages for full details. Clearly, the higher the allowed temperature difference between the environment and the chip is, the higher thermal resistance the heat sink may have. Check local regulations for disposal of electronic products. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.

MyLogo2 Turn your favorite photos into color boot logos to personalize your system. In order to evaluate the chipet system’s stability, we load Windows Chipst and run performance tests built into WinRAR Tools menu – Benchmark and hardware test for 10 minutes.

Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method.

Cooling efficiency is standard, in similarity to the other tested system boards, even during long periods of maximum load and with no additional air flows.