I tried both installs with same results. As for Linux, just not my thing. If you need assistance with this, let me know. Initiated return through Ebay. Even a SATA 2. It should be noted, that once W7 is fully installed, all of the system drivers installed with the exception being those noted in 65 they are present but not installed.

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Community Forum Software by IP. At the end of the day they are still consumer products using low-cost components. I have a floppy with the drivers.

A7N8X-E deluxe motherboard – disabling RAID

Press any key to boot from CD Immediately after the installation is completed, install all the latest drivers for the motherboard from the pre-prepared CD or flashdrive. As a guest, you can browse and view the various discussions in the forums, but can not create a new topic or reply to an existing one unless you are logged in. It should be noted, that once W7 asuz fully installed, all of the system drivers installed with the exception being those noted in 65 they are present but not installed.

An8x this is a notorious problem with this game, and ID Software has kind of side-stepped the issue down through the years. That z7n8x about the limit of what I could do with a 15x clock multiplier. Works like a champ on my A7.


As an aside, I’ve had the time to play with the setup this past week or so, as I recently underwent successful cataract surgery on my left eye. If you suspect the RAM is bad, run Memtest on it. I figure a mislabeled cap isn’t likely to make it far from the manufacturer.

I did download XP driver and Catalyst for the from a site this after noon. I never had much luck with the XP repair console and all. I have installed a customised BIOS to overcome this limitation.

This has been an occasional problem for Asus due to their reputation of being a manufacturer of ddluxe quality products.

Graphics down on motherboard or in chipset. A heatsink with a fan would be a better option if available.

XP runs real well on the A7. Click here to Register a free account now! Turns out it pretty much was except that the setup CD didn’t support W Well now, looks like someone else is a little dedicated also. The problem is that while booting Linux the devices hde hdg are trying to get detected and takes a long time to boot.

These setting are by no means max, but conform to several of the games that I play the most. Or just give in to the dark side – forget about running Windows at all unless it is W9x or some other vintage version and install a Linux distribution, FreeBSD or another operating system that works.


It was such a common occurrence that companies started selling shims to place on top of the CPU to make a level surface for the heatsink to mount on.

ASUS A7N8X-E Deluxe SATA issue

At this point you can attempt to boot the W7 CD and proceed with the installation. Both the video and audio are okay. At the conclusion of the CD boot routine, and right before you would normally proceed to do a7n8s normal XP install, a prompt will offer up the “R” option for repair.

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Edited by AustrAlien, 23 September – Does someone have any idea? Want to know if a78x peripheral is compatible with Linux? I haven’t used it in a long time.

I have not tried the IDE Version 1.