Gigabyte GA-K8NXP-SLI AMD Athlon 64 Socket 939 PCIe SLI motherboard Review

Manufacturer Gigabyte
Type / Chipset Socket 939 / nVidia nForce4 SLI Chipset
Dimensions + 18 mm (39 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 244mm.
Slots +++ 2x pci, 2x PCI Express 2×16/2×1, 4x DDR PC2100 – PC3200 (max. 4GB RAM)

+++++ 1x Floppy, 4x UDMA133, 8x SATA II RAID 0+1 (4x Sil3114), 1x serial, 1x IrDA, 1x parallel, 2x PS/2, 2x onBoard 10/100/1000 Mbps base-T Ethernet LAN (1x Vitesse 8201 phy and 1x Marvell 8053+), 10x USB 2.0/1.1 (6x internal, Slot bracket for 4x int. is included), 3x IEEE1394b Firewire (2 optional), 1x WLAN card 802.11 b/g, 1x K8DPS dual power system card, 8-Channel AC’97 RealTek ALC850 onboard sound with 6x 3.5 mm connectors (1x int. CD in, ext. S/PDIF In, ext. S/PDIF Out, ext. Line in, ext. Mic, ext. Front out, ext. Side out, ext. Rear out, ext. Center/Subwoofer) and 3x fan connectors + 1x NB fan.

Vcore ++++ BIOS between 0.80 Volt and 1.75 Volt
Multiplier ++++ BIOS between 4x and 25x (max multi depends on used CPU) and 1x to 5x HT
Host Frequency ++++ BIOS between 200 and 400 MHz (PCIe 100 – 150 MHz)
VIO, VDD, etc. ++++ VDDR +0.1 – +0.2 / VPCIe +0.1 – +0.3 / V HT-Link +0.1 – +0.3
Performance**** ++++ Benchmark ratings with AMD Athlon 64 3000+ Venice Processor. 1x Gigabyte GV-NX66T128VP Nvidia 6600 GT PCIe graphic card: 8044 points with 3DMark 2003 2x Gigabyte GV-NX66T128VP Nvidia 6600 GT PCIe graphic card: 13826 points with 3DMark 2003
Manual and Labeling ++++ Very well readable, complete motherboard inscription, a very detailed motherboard manual in English and short guide for fast beginning.