With the videocard locked in, it won’t accidentally come loose in the socket while the power is on. This adds for an impressive effect for case modders. For a new company in a highly competitive market such as mainboards this says a lot. It doesn’t end there either, the Northbridge fan also includes some multicoloured LED’s so when it’s in operation it will blink in a series of patterns. No matter what tweaks we pulled the board we tested just didn’t want to go any higher than MHz FSB. BioShock Infinite and Metro: Albatron recently celebrated their very first anniversary, and looking back it has been quite a year for this upstart motherboard and videocard maker.

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Originally intended to only replace the IE chipset, the IPE proved to be a far superior chip for overclocking. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. This will allow for just about all the expansion accommodations that you can think of.

This is a rather small form for an I based board. Albatron have in just a short time, made their mark among enthusiasts and overclockers for producing high quality computer components.

Don’t let that distract you though, the board has quite a few on board features. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method.

Albatron PX845PEV Pro Rev:800 – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – i845PE

I complained about it last time and I’ll complain about it again, the floppy drive connector is in aalbatron bad location. Dmitry Mayorov destrax ixbt. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. To top things off, Albatron have also made attempts to cozy up to consumers by pricing their products very aggressively; they’re not always the least expensive on the market, but they usually do offer some of the best value around.


Albatron PXPEV Mainboard – Page 3 – Photo’s #1

All and all, the rest of the board layout is pretty good, and the small size of the PCB will make it easy to install in cramped cases. Albatron are lab for a more liberal package to reduce costs, this time however, the packaging is of what you would expect from ASUS or ABIT – well packed with features considering it is a value board.

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Its functions are shown on the textolite. Px845pe guess in the “grand scheme” of things this doesn’t make a big difference, but anything that frees up CPU resources, and money in your wallet is a good.

Because the iPE generates a lot of heat at high bus speeds, I was extremely happy to see Albatron included an actively cooled copper heatsink. Subscribe to our Newsletter. The engineers involved in laying out the components on this board would have done well to place the FDD connector alongside the IDE connectors.

Albatron PXPEV Mainboard – Page 3 – Photo’s #2

The motherboard is very well labelled and all the headers for USB2. With it located at the very bottom of the motherboard, users with full tower cases like the Inwin Q will have big problems getting the drive and motherboard connected. The fan albwtron, of which there are three, are all in good locations and easily accessible. It doesn’t end there either, the Northbridge fan also includes some multicoloured LED’s so when it’s in operation it will blink in a series of patterns.


There are 2 connectors for adjustable and 1 for unadjustable connection of fans. About Us Employment Privacy Policy.

Since January this Taiwanese company have really taken the hardware community by storm. If you have a large ATX case with the Floppy disk up high, some floppy cables may not reach properly. What is the final word? BioShock Infinite and Metro: This high-quality board doesn’t shine in functions, but it provides good overclocking settings, that is why it will be a good option for many.

Albatron PX845PEV-800 Anniversary Edition Motherboard Review

At the bottom of the motherboard users with full tower cases like the Inwin Albagron will have a hard time connecting their floppy drives. This chip was also Intel’s first official chipset to support Hyper Threading, but was later enabled on the IE and G chipsets. As a result, the IDE connectors are in bad positions behind PCI and some others along the left board’s edge, and when a video xp845pev is installed it’s difficult to handle the memory modules.