ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review :: ASUS P5ND2-SLI Bundle

08-18-2006 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun
  • Intervideo WinDVD Suite (OEM version)
  • SLI connector
  • 1X IEEE1394 port module
  • 4x SATA cables
  • SATA power cables for 4 devices
  • 1X 2-port USB 2.0/Game port module
  • 1X COM Port module
  • 1X UltraDMA 133/100/66 cable
  • 1X IDE cable
  • 1X FDD Cable
  • 2X Option Fan
  • 1X I/O Shield
  • User's manual
  • Driver CD
  • PC Probe 2
  • ASUS Update
  • ASUS AI Booster
  • NVIDIA NVFirwall
  • NVIDIA RAID
  • Anti-virus software

ASUS Decided to include a comprehensive bundle with their P5N32-SLI Deluxe motherboard. Four SATA cables means that the purchaser of the motherboard can attach up to 4 SATA devices without any additional purchase. The P5N32-SLI Deluxe board comes with the power cables to power all of the SATA devices. Likewise, the inclusion of both floppy and IDE cables means that you can attach each without any additonal purchase.


ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review SATA cables

SATA cables

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review SATA power cables

SATA power cables

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review USB+MIDI bracket

USB+MIDI bracket

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review Firewire bracket

Firewire bracket



ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review COM port bracket

COM port bracket

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review IDE cables

IDE cables

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review Manual

Manual

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review SLI Bridge

SLI Bridge



ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review Fans for North and South Bridges

Fans for North and South Bridges


In terms of brackets, the motherboard comes with a 2-port USB bracket/Game port bracket an IEEE1394 Firewire bracket and a COM port bracket. This brings the total USB port count to 6 and adds as needed Firewire and COM ports to the board. The SLI bridge is used to bridge two like NVIDIA graphics cards for SLI mode.


ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review PC Probe

PC Probe

ASUS P5N32-SLI Deluxe Motherboard Review ASUS Update

ASUS Update


ASUS puts as much emphasis into their software as their hardware. PC Probe gives readings on the voltage, temperature, fan speeds, and drive usage on the system. ASUS Update allows you to update your BIOS from Windows. You can update either via file, via the Net, or download a updated file from the Net and update the BIOS. ASUS's AI Boost is their overclocking utility. The other software included is NVIDIA RAID, Norton's Internet Security and InterVideo's WinDVD suite.