Computer Motherboards for AMD. 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. EPoX does give some treatment to technical support in the package. Home Reviews News Forums. Read on and find out. This is particularly annoying as there are customers who also use their 5. This information can be obtained here:

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EPoX EP-8RDA3I Pro – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 Ultra 400R

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.

There are 4 USB 2.

With the exception of the Magic Flash and Magic Screen utilities, the rest of the utility software is very useful. In my Antec case 21″ tallthe 18″ IDE cable did not have enough slack to reach. Show More Show Less. This information can be obtained here: There ep-88rda3 four mounting holes to help hold compatible heatsinks and waterblocks. No ratings or reviews yet. 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.


This means that you are not getting SoundStorm or nice 3Com Ethernet controllers. Like Asus, this shows commitment to customer satisfaction on EPoX’s part. EPoX does give some treatment to technical support in the package. The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously.

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Be the first to write a review. March 5, Warranty In formation Update – July 26, At the time of publishing this article, the information concerning EPoX warranty was unclear as their website showed a typographical error that can be elox as 1 or 2 years of warranty.

The frontpanel IO pins are color-coded for easy identification and installation most cases have their frontpanel wires color coded this way.

Magic Flash is a tool that needs a lot of improvement. The CD actually contains some useful programs like Symantec Ghost and PC-illin which makes the package a lot more valuable.

The interface is not particularly intuitive or obvious which is a dangerous thing when considering BIOS flashing. This is particularly annoying as there are customers who also use their 5. Magic Screen is a user-friendly software utility, allowing users personalize their boot-up screen.

EPoX EP-8RDA3I Pro – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – nForce2 Ultra R Overview – CNET

Northbridge a little close to the socket. On the inside-back cover is a list of contact information should you require help.

The fan on the northbridge is a welcome addition for those looking to overclock their system especially if you’re planning on increasing the chipset voltage. The AGP slot has eata lot of room around it allowing for larger coolers.


As is expected of all EPoX mainboards, this evolution of the ever popular EP-8RDA series mainboard continues to feature all of the overclocking features admired by the users whilst it is equipped with other useful functions. The optical support I particularly like because it gives you the best flexibility for connecting your digital audio receiver since there is also coax output.

But to EPoX’s relief, most videocards are shorter in length these days. Skip to main content. You can also choose to display a color image during boot-up as well and can be configured using the MagicScreen utility on the CD.

Hope I can find someone, who’s able to replace them. 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. Latest News Latest Videos. At the front of the manual for easy reference is a table of common diagnostic LED error codes and solutions.