ASUS P5N32-E SLI Plus Motherboard Review :: Setup and Usage

04-01-2007 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun

Rather than go into a lengthy installation history with the board, I decided to concentrate on Windows Vista installation. After all, most people buying a new motherboard today will want to use Microsoft's new operating system, for the additional features.

NVIDIA SATA RAID drivers are available for both Windows XP and Windows Vista on ASUS's website. Windows Vista comes natively with RAID drivers for the motherboard, so you can install the ones off ASUS's website or use NVIDIA's drivers or use the ones that install with Windows Vista.

Setup was easy. I proceeded to install the latest drivers off the website and proceeded with testing. The board was completely stable throughout testing and our stress tests. To test SLI I installed two of the 7900GTs from XFX that we use for all our motherboard testing. The video cards installed in SLI mode without