Site Overlay


The CD actually contains some useful programs like Symantec Ghost and PC-illin which makes the package a lot more valuable. EPoX does give some treatment to technical support in the package. But to EPoX’s relief, most videocards are shorter in length these days. Heck, a bland looking board that’s fast is far better than a slow pretty one right? With the exception of the Magic Flash and Magic Screen utilities, the rest of the utility software is very useful. There are coolers installed on the northbridge and southbridge. This information can be obtained here:

Uploader: Arashishakar
Date Added: 18 February 2018
File Size: 46.31 Mb
Operating Systems: Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X
Downloads: 23653
Price: Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]

Having them closer to the front of the motherboard would have been a better choice. If you require more detailed support your only official option would be to fill out their online support form. This has been clarified above. The extra power tap should help improve stability at high speeds for those who overclock.

An 8X AGP mmotherboard is also available for full-fledged videocars. There are coolers installed on the northbridge and southbridge. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done.

So far, this is the only nForce2 mainboard we have tested to feature twin VGA connectors where you’d typically find the serial ports. I find from a consumer point of view, Epox usually deliver a good mixture of value and performance, and I also like how openly the company embraces the enthusiast community.


EPoX EP-8RDA – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 SPP

Since serial ports are not used as frequently with brandname consumer gear which has long since adopted USB, the serial ports have been relegated to headers along the bottom edge by the last PCI slot. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone.

Magic Flash is a tool that needs a lot of improvement. On the inside-back cover is a list of contact information should motgerboard require help. When it comes sp-8rda AMD motherboards, I usually hold Epox in a higher regard then most other manufacturers. It’s been running flawless for 12 years.

There are 4 USB 2. In my Antec case 21″ tallthe 18″ IDE cable did not have enough slack to reach.

Epox EP-8RGA+ nForce2-IGP Motherboard Review –

The area around the socket is clear of any large capacitors and the only concern here would be the potential of the northbridge cooler blocking the CPU heatsink. It contains a single language for clarity English in this case and includes everything from installation, to the BIOS, to bundled software documentation.

March 5, However, I suspect many of you will be using just one of them. The socket itself is located about 50mm from the top edge of which should give you enough clearance to mount a large heatsink or 92mm fan without worrying about the ATX power supply blocking it. This information can be obtained here: I sometimes wonder if Epox are trying for the “retro look” with their motherboards.


In this case you may need to remove the northbridge fan, or modify one of the coolers to clear. At the front of the manual for easy reference is a table of common diagnostic LED error codes and solutions.

This is good for peace of mind, and a little cross ventilation from a case fan helps to keep things under thermal control. There are tech support emails and website addresses on the back cover of the manual for quick access, and a list of common error codes and solutions listed near the front of the manual.

I suspect the EPoX has made a mistake on their website by stating support for 8 USB devices since there are only 4 USB ports on the rear and one extra connector on the motherboard for a total of 6 devices.

Plenty of room to install large heatsinks. The fan on the northbridge is a welcome addition for those looking to overclock their system especially if you’re planning on e;ox the chipset voltage. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. I hope EPoX improves epxo tool.

Ships with the following: That might explain why they’re always green Hope I can find someone, who’s able to replace them.