EPoX MF570 SLI (NV 570 SLI)
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EPoX EP-MF570 SLI
EPoX releases its first SLI mainboard for the AMD AM2 processor. EP-MF570 SLI mainboard is based on the NForce 570 SLI chipset. EP-MF570 SLI targets the mainstream gamers who would like a stable, affordable SLI system. On top of that, the BIOS allow tweakers to have lots of fun tweaking the various parameters within the BIOS for optimal performance.
In terms of features, the mainboard supports 6 SATA II RAID ports via the N570 SLI chipset. It supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 5. The board also comes with Dual Gigabit Ehernet based on the Marvell 88e1116 GBE PHY. Dual channel DDR2-800 is supported as well. High Definition Audio is also spport by the Realtek ALC883 codec supporting 24bit PCM audio playback with a 7.1 configuration.
The mainboard, just like most EPoX board, comes with the the Post Port or what is commonly known as Debug LED and temperature readings off the BIOS during POST. The DEBUG LED will turn into a temperature gauge showing the cpu temperature in real time. Not only that, The MF570 SLI also supports Ghost BIOS. With the Driver CD inserted into the CD-ROM drive, it can recover corrupted bios. For BIOS updates in Windows, EPoX comes with Thunder Flash which allows you to flash bios by updating it through the internet. THe Magic Screen allows one to customise your own boot up screen. Last but not least, EPoX MF570 SLI comes with Thunder Probe software which allows you to monitor the temperatures using a thermo stick supplied. There is also an alarm and smart fan function to control monitor your temperatures in the box.
The bundle also comes with rounded cables, mosfets, SLI bridge, drivers cdrom, manual.
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