Should I buy an ASUS A8N-SLI or the DELUXE or PREMIUM versions?

May 29, 2006
  1. Would appreciate your opinions!
  2. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    It depends on your budget and your CPU. If you have a Sempron CPU, get the deluxe model, if not, get the Premium one. It has 2 PCIeX16 slots, in case you want SLI.

    Here they are so you can compare them:



    Good luck on your choice!
  3. AING

    AING TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Many Thanks

    I was just looking at a tech review and that along with wolframs help has made my choice.

    Premium it is!!

    I am a Newbie - first time builder.

    I'll be mostly reading a lot of your threads on all subjects and will only bother the community with "HOPEFULLY" only intelligent questions.

    Thanks once again, Wolfram!
  4. DonNagual

    DonNagual TechSpot Ambassador Posts: 2,404

    For most people, I'd actually recommend the plain A8N-SLI. I have the deluxe version, and personally never use any of the extra features it includes over the plain version. Dual LAN? Don't need it. 4 SATA ports? I don't need that many.

    You can save your money and get the regular A8N-SLI. It is identical to the deluxe in every other way.

    The premium does have one nice difference though. It uses passive cooling on it's chipset. Personally, I love a quiet system, and think this is a good upgrade, however keep in mind that your case is going to need some good circulation if you use this motherboard.

    Good luck!
  5. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    I agree with him. I hope you have good ventilation on your case, and you want to build a silent system go for it!

    I´m glad we could help you! If you have any problems with your new machine, let us know and we´ll do our best to help you.

    Good luck! :wave:
  6. AING

    AING TS Rookie Topic Starter

    Thanks Again, gentlemen!

    I most definitely will be back with questions as time goes by and my system comes together, once again thank you both.

  7. wolfram

    wolfram TechSpot Paladin Posts: 1,967   +9

    Good luck!
    See you in the forums! :wave: :wave:
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