EPoX EP-8KDA3+ nForce3 (AMD Athlon 64 Socket 754) motherboard Review

Manufacturer EPoX
Name EP-8KDA3+
Type / Chipset Socket 754 / nVidia nForce3 250 Gb Chipset
Dimensions +++ 19 mm (54 mm radius) around the socket to the next capacitor or other parts of the mainboard – for further information see Fit for Fan. The overall size is 305 x 245mm.
Slots +++ 6x pci, 1x AGP (1.5V 4x/8x), 3x DDR PC1600 – PC3200 (max. 3GB RAM)

+++++ 1x Floppy, 2x UDMA133, 6x SATA150 (4x RAID 0/1/10/5), 2x serial (1x internal), 1x parallel, 2x PS/2, onBoard 10/100/1000 Mbps base-T Ethernet, 8x USB 2.0/1.1 (4x internal/optional), 1x Gameport (incl. mounting bracket), 8-Channel AC’97 RealTek ALC850 onboard 6x connectors (2x int. Aux, 1x ext. S/PDIF, ext. Line in, ext. Mic, ext. front out, ext. Side out, ext. Rear out, ext. Center/Subwoofer), WakeOnLan and 3x Fan connectors.

Vcore +++ BIOS between 1,55 Volt and 1,7 Volt in steps of 0,05 Volt / Jumper not available
Multiplier ++++ BIOS between 8x and 20x / Jumper not available
FSB ++++ BIOS between 200 and 250 MHz / Jumper not available
VIO/VDD ++++ VAGP between 1,5 – 1,8 Volt, VDDR 2,5 – 2,8 Volt, VNB 1,6 – 1,75 Volt
Performance**** ++++ Ratings with HIS Excalibur Radeon 9600 Pro graphic card and Catalyst 3.6 ! AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 3802 points with 3DMark 2003
Manual and Labeling ++++ Complete and easy readable mainboard labeling, a detailed manual in englisch and an additional fast installation guide.