This SiS 741GX chipset-based
motherboard is just the right solution for Socket-A
FSB333 Athlon XP/Sempron processors. With quality
graphics right out of the box and advanced features
such as SATA, 6-channel audio and 10/100 LAN,
the A7S8X-MX is a value-rich all-in-one motherboard.
333MHz FSB Athlon XP CPU Support
The motherboard supports 333MHz front side bus frequency
for AMD's Athlon XP / Sempron processors allowing increased
office productivity and enhanced digital media experience.
8X Technology AGP8X (AGP 3.0) is the next generation
VGA interface specification that enables enhanced
graphics performance with high bandwidth speeds up
to 2.12GB/s and twice as fast as AGP4X.
Powerful Integrated Graphics
The A7S8X-MX delivers powerful integrated 2D and 3D
graphics performance for functionality and value.
ATA Serial ATA is the next generation ATA
specification that provides scalable performance for
today and tomorrow. With up to 150MB/s data transfer
rate, Serial ATA is faster than current Parallel ATA,
while providing 100% software compatibility.
LAN The on-board LAN controller is a highly
integrated single-chip Fast Ethernet controller. It
is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide
efficient power management for advanced operating systems.
SoundMAX Digital Audio System
The SoundMAX Digital Audio System is the industry's
highest performance and most reliable audio solution
for business professionals, audiophiles, musicians,
and gamers. SoundMAX Digital Audio System can output
5.1 channel surround sound and features state-of-the-art
DLS2 MIDI synthesizer and supports all major game audio
S/PDIF out Interface on back I/O
The A7S8X-MX's S/PDIF out function turns your computer
into a high-end entertainment system with digital
connectivity to powerful speaker systems.
8 USB 2.0 ports
USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next
generation components and peripherals.
Backwards compatible with current USB 1.1 peripherals,
USB 2.0 delivers transfer speeds up to 40 times faster
at 480Mb/s, for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data
ASUS C.O.P. (CPU Overheating Protection)
ASUS C.O.P. (CPU Overheating Protection) is a hardware
protection circuit that automatically shuts down the
system power before temperatures go high enough to
permanently damage our CPU.
ASUS EZ Flash
With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update BIOS before entering
operating system. No more DOS-based flash utility
and bootable diskette required.
ASUS MyLogo personalizes and adds style to your system
with customizable boot logos.