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Asus A8N-VM CSM owners

Discussion in 'Motherboards' started by squiffy, 5 May 2006.

  1. squiffy


    Joined: 17 Mar 2006

    Posts: 9,155

    Does the IC near the SATA ports get hot? Is the Zalman ZM-NB47J Northbridge Cooler (SY-007-ZA) needed and does it fit?

    What's the onboard graphics like? Suitable for HTPC use 1:1 pixel mapping, mpeg 2/4 acceleration?
  2. Indy500


    Joined: 7 Mar 2005

    Posts: 17,509

    Well, I've used the Geforce 6100 IGP, which is inferior to the 6150 on the A8N-VM, and it was fine (CPU usage ~60% on 1080i with a lowly Sempron)