ABIT Press Release, Mushkin Memory and More
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ABIT Unleashes Fatal1ty AN8 Motherboard
January 31, Fremont, CA. Engineered by ABIT. Game-tested by Fatal1ty. The Fatal1ty Hardware Series represents the culmination of ABIT Engineering with the gaming prowess and experience of the world's most recognized professional gamer, Johnathan "Fatal1ty" Wendel. The result of this collaboration is a gaming platform with no equal, specifically engineered for the gamer that demands nothing less than the very best. Today, ABIT is proud to introduce the first AMD-based motherboard in the Fatal1ty Hardware Series - the Fatal1ty AN8.
At the core of the Fatal1ty AN8 is the NVIDIA(R) nForce4 Ultra chipset, which supports the latest and greatest 939-pin AMD Athlon 64/64FX CPUs. NVIDIA's nForce4 Ultra offers gamers a bevy of advanced features that will help turn up their game. By integrating Ethernet capabilities onto the chipset, NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet provides the highest network throughput with the lowest CPU utilization. Integrated NVIDIA SATA RAID delivers RAID 0, 1, 0 1, and JBOD for excellent storage flexibility, and a 3GBb/s transfer rate doubles bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance. NVIDIA Firewall protects your PC from intruders by filtering unauthorized traffic with instant-on capabilities. With the NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra chipset as a base, the Fatal1ty AN8 gives gamers both performance and peace of mind.
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