Asus A8V-E Deluxe discontinued (was Re: Hi)

David O'Brien obrien at
Sun Sep 4 01:09:34 PDT 2005

On Tue, Aug 16, 2005 at 11:53:00PM -0600, Ken Gunderson wrote:
> On Tue, 16 Aug 2005 21:10:15 -0600 Scott Long <scottl at> wrote:
> > > I just noticed that Asus is discontinuing this mainboard so if you've
> > > been wanting one it's a good time to get one while you can.  Might look
> > > for them to be priced for clearance as well...
> > 
> > I forgot to mention that this board doesn't support dual core chips. 
> > That's probably why it's being discontinued.
> Which seems a bit incongruous at first blush since per Asus website the
> A8V-E SE does support dual core and both boards use the same VIA K8T890
> chipset but I guess there's some other stumbling block.

The first revision of the K8T890 has bug that prevents the use of
dual-core CPU's.  The A8V-E SE (second edition) uses the newer silicon
-- David  (obrien at

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