Make your own free website on




 Site Version: 1.4



nominate your favorite site now at the philippine web awards 2000!


Please vote!!!


Best Overclocking Motherboard?

Pick one:


Current Results
Free Web Polls



Our Affiliates








Review - Asus P3V4X




Not the best place for the ATX power connector.

Typical of most motherboards, the ATX connector could be better placed. Not many manufacturers follow the ATX specs. where this connector should be in the front of the board where the DIMM slots are. Among the newer boards, I think Soyo is the best when it comes to this thing's placement.


Installation of this motherboard was pretty straightforward. Nothing new really if you've done it before. Kinda like having sex. You'll never forget how it goes. Errr, nevermind.

There is one thing though you might try to figure but end up ripping your hair out instead since it isn't in the documentation.

See the jumper between the fan header and the third blue capacitor? WTF is that?

Well, as it turns out. That thing is actually used to boost the voltage of the I/O. It might help you when trying to overclock to a certain level. Still, I think the bios version ala Abit BE6-II (Softmenu III) is the preferable method since you can adjust it to what you want and it's a lot more flexible.

Dipswitches are available for OEM installations.

Asus also provides you with dipswitches for when you think the jumperless configuration won't apply such as when you don't want the person using the system to be able to adjust CPU settings through the bios. Especially helpful for OEM type installations.

The manual is typical of Asus. It is well made and will take you through the installation and configuration process with no headaches whatsoever.




| 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6 | 7 | 8 | Next |





Click Here to Visit Our Sponsor
Get Sponsored


Monster PC - Your #1 resource for overclocking hardware in the Philippines


Click here, join up and Get Paid to use your computer. It will also help support this site.
(Enter "mrecato" as the referrer.)






Best viewed with Microsoft Internet Explorer 5.0 at 800x600x32.

The Philippines - Year 2000 Overclocking, Manila - All rights reserved.
All trademarks and brand names are the property of their respective owners.

We, nor our affiliates & sponsors, cannot be held liable for any damage or loss incurred from
the use of the information on these pages.

Webdesign by Micoh Recato. Please send all comments and suggestions to: Head Geek