This VIA KM400 chipset-based motherboard is
just the right solution for Socket A 2.25GHz+ Athlon
XP processors. With quality graphics right out of
the box and industry-leading technology such as AGP
8X and DDR333, the A7V8X-MX is a value-rich motherboard.
FSB Athlon XP CPU Support
AMD's Athlon XP 3000+ and all follow-up
CPUs now support 333MHz FSB for increased office productivity
and enhanced digital media experience.
AGP8X (AGP 3.0) is the next generation
VGA interface specification that enables enhanced
graphics performance with high bandwidth up to 2.12GB/s.
Powerful Integrated Graphics
The A7V8X-MX delivers powerful integrated
2D and 3D graphics performance for functionality and
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 with Yamaha
DLSbyXG sound set, 5.1 Virtual Theater™ and supports
all major game audio technologies including Microsoft
DirectX™ 8.0, Microsoft DirectSound 3D™, A3D, MacroFX,
ZoomFX, MultiDrive 5.1, A3D and EAX.
6 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.
CrashFree BIOS allows users to restore
BIOS data from a floppy diskette even when BIOS code
and data are corrupted during upgrade or invaded by
virus. Unlike other competing vendors' products, ASUS
motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection
feature without the need to pay for an extra ROM.
S/PDIF out interface (optional)
Asus A7V8X-MX provides convenient connectivity
to external home theater audio systems via an S/PDIF-out
(SONY-PHILIPS Digital Interface) module. It allows to
transfer digital audio without converting to analog
format and keeps the best signal quality. (Notes: S/PDIF
module is separately sold)
Integrated 10/100 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.