Search For More Articles! The specifications on the AU13 are very similar to the AU11 Chameleon that it replaces, but the motherboard layout is different. I was kind of disappointed that no rounded cables were included since a lot of manufacturers are including them nowadays. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Mack ” SPeeD “. I was curious to know what the differences were.

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Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. Even though the nForce2 was delayed a few months when it was eventually released, the chipset was heads and shoulders above anything else on the market. Upon emptying the box, we find a decent bundle of included hardware.

I was zu13 of disappointed that no rounded cables were included since a lot of manufacturers are including them nowadays. The predecessor to the AU13the AU11was met with some praise, but lacked some of the features that most boards on the market today have, mainly onboard SATA. With the nForce2 chipset now mature and extremely stable, it’s obvious that anyone contemplating purchasing an AMD based system or new motherboard should only go with nVIDIA.


In terms of onboard features the AU13 is pretty well equipped. Current students and faculty of accredited Universities may use Frostytech images in research papers and thesis, provided each image is attributed.

FIC AU13 Chameleon – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 SPP

That performance lead over basically unreleased chipsets certainly says a lot about the nForce2 which has already been around with us officially for six months! The green portion of the box is actually a sleeve that gets ‘unsheathed’ from the silver portion to reveal the motherboard box we are used to seeing.

The software included on the CD is pretty impressive. The incorporation of NOVUS is supposed to provide lab increase in the reliability and maintainability of your new 1stMainboard, while decreasing down-time. Search For More Articles!

FIC AU13 nForce2-ST Motherboard Review –

It took me a few seconds to figure out how to open it. My biggest issue with the AU13 auu13 the small Northbridge heatsink. I was curious to know what the differences were. Since there are mounting holes around the northbridge, the passive heatsink could be removed and a 3rd party chipset cooler like the Vantec Iceberq CCB-A1 or Microcool Northpole added.

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Rumor even has it that nVidia are revising the current nForce2 chipset for yet more performance. Email Article To Friend. It was nice to see that big black heatsink on the southbridge, that chip is not going to overheat. Heat Sink Review Index.

The differences between the 3 models are as follows:. What will you find on the AU13?

Not a big deal, but interesting none the less. DS Cluster – Follow our Sitemap. Ships with the following: Websites you may also like: The FIC AU13 didn’t prove to be much of an overclockers motherboard, so if that’s your game perhaps you’d be best to look elsewhere.