Asus A7N266-VM Motherboard

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Introduction

The Asus A7N266-VM motherboard is the first micro-ATX motherboard to offer complete integrated features without sacrificing performance. Built upon the advanced nForce chipset architecture, the A7N266-VM features powerful GeForce2 level 3D graphics, optional axudio and LAN for an all-in-one solution with unmatched performance and value. The A7N266-VM comes with 3 PCI slots, AGP 4X slot, and up to 6 USB ports. Users can also connect the new ASUS iPanel for convenient connectivity and system monitoring from the front panel.

The NVIDIA nForce platform processing archteture has been designed to provide users with unmatched system performance by providing a,

  • distributed processing design
  • patent pending system, memory, and network technologies
  • NVIDIA 3D graphics and Dolby 3D audio

The nForce IGP chip is basically the northbridge of the motherboard it features,

  • TwinBank Memory Architecture
  • Dynamic Adaptive Speculative Pre-Processor (DASP)
  • Geforce 2 GPU
  • AMD HyperTransport


The nForce IGP chip is basically the southbridge of the motherboard it features,

  • Audio Processing Unit (APU)
  • Complete communication suite
  • StreamThru Technology
  • AMD HyperTransport

Key Specifications

  • Supports Socket A AMD Duron, Athlon, and Athlon XP up to 1900+ and beyond
  • NVIDIA nForce 220-D: NVIDIA IGP-64 north bridge and NVIDIA MCP-D south bridge
  • 200/266MHz front side bus
  • Integrated NVIDIA GeForce2 graphics core
  • Realtek® ALC650 audio module
  • 2 DIMMs up to 1.0GB of PC2100/1600 non ECC DDR memory support
  • Integrated MAC in MCP-D (Optional)
  • 3 PCI slots, and 1 AGP 4X slot
  • MicroATX form factor