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Does My A8N-VM Motherboard support 500GB SATA or SATA II ?

I have A8N-VM Motherboard and AMD Athlon 3200+ Processor with 1GB DDR RAM. I have 250GB IDE HDD and I want to replace it with a 500GB SATA or 500GB SATA II.

Does my Motherboard support it?

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  • Sriranga Rao Dec 19, 2008

    Thanks, I vale your advice and now I have both my IDE and SATA HDDs up and running ...at the same time !

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Yes, your motherboard features 2x SATA II ports so you can add any sata II hardrive

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How much power do I need for this board?


Power Supply Calculator,

http://extreme.outervision.com/psucalculatorlite.jsp

A) System Type: 1 physical CPU (Processor)
B) Motherboard: High-end desktop (KN1 Extreme)
C) CPU Brand: AMD
4) CPU Socket: Socket 939

5) CPU: Lord only knows. I chose a Processor that uses Up To 89 Watts. AMD Athlon 64 4000+ 2400MHz San Diego 1.35v

6) CPU Utilization TDP: 90% TDP (recommended)
(In otherwords leave alone)

7) Overclock my CPU!: Leave alone
8) RAM: 2 sticks of DDR SDRAM

9) Video Cards;
A) Video Brand: AMD (AMD owns ATI now)
B) Video Card 1: AMD Radeon HD5450
C) Video Card 2, 3, and 4: Leave alone
D) Video Type: Leave alone
E) Physics Processing Units: Leave alone

10) Hard Drives:
A) Regular SATA: 1 HDD

11) Go to Drives;
DVD-RW/DVD+RW Drive: 2 Drives

12) Go back up to the right; PCI Cards:
I left alone. Only you know at present, if you are using one, or more of these types of PCI cards.

13) Go to Fans;
80mm / Regular / 2 Fans. (Just guess-timating)

All fields should be entered now. If not make adjustments to what I didn't know. Include in the proper field.

Now go to the bottom right, and click on - Calculate
(Calculate / Reset / Print )

I come up with 265 Watts.

Want to know EXACTLY what hardware is used inside; without opening the computer case?
Use the tiny free program, CPU-Z from CPUID.com

(Can help you download, install, and use, CPU-Z if you need.
I have used CPU-Z for years)

http://www.cpuid.com/softwares/cpu-z.html

For additional questions please post in a Comment.
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joecoolvette

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I want to upgrade my RAm from 256 to 1 gb DDR 1 , Dose A7N266-VM Rev -1.05 mother board supports it ?


amd processor? yes you can upgrade it and do not install the 256mb ram together with the 1 gb memory that you want to upgrade, better use the 1GB alone,

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Id like to buy a msi nf725gtm-p31 mobo but am unsure if it supports am2 processors and ddr2 can u pls advice thanks


Here are the specs of the motherboard, both answers to your questions are "Yes". Happy purchase and have fun with it !

CPU
• Support socket AM2 for AMD® Athlon 64/Athlon 64X2 CPU / AM2+ for AMD® Phenom CPU / AM3 for AMD® Phenom II / Athlon II CPU . (95W only)
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.
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• HyperTransport 1.0 supporting speed up to 1000MT/s

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NVIDIA® nForce 630a & GeForce 7025 chipset

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• Supports Dual Channel DDR2 667/800
- 2 DDR2 DIMMs (240pin / 1.8V)
- Supports a maximum memory size up to 8GB.

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• One PCI Express 1.0 x16 slot.
• One PCI Express 1.0 x1 slot.
• Two PCI slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface).
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• One IDE port by NVIDIA® nForce 630a & GeForce 7025 chipset
- Supports Ultra DMA 66/100/133 mode
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation mode
- Can connect up to two IDE devices

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• Two SATA II ports by NVIDIA® nForce 630a & GeForce 7025 chipset
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 3Gb/s

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- SATA II 1~2 supports RAID 0, 1 mode by NVIDIA® nForce 630a & GeForce 7025 chipset

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Lost my motherboard driver disk of asus k8v-vm, where i can downloard it


go= http://support.asus.com/download/download.aspx?SLanguage=en-us


go download>select>mother board>2nd select socket 754>3rd k8v vm and search and download

Name ASUS K8V-VM Description VIA K8M890, VIA VT8237A, DDR RAM, Micro ATX, Graphics card, Sound card, Network card Form factor Micro ATX CPU Type AMD Ahtlon 64/Sempron Number of CPUs Single Socket Socket 754 Front side bus 800 MHz MHz Chipset VIA K8M890, VIA VT8237A Memory type DDR RAM Number of DIMM-Slots 2 Number of RIMM-Slots 0 Max memory 2048 MB Memory speed DDR400, DDR333, DDR266 Serial Attached SCSI (SAS) No Serial ATA (SATA) Yes Serial ATA ports 2 Serial ATA 2 (SATA II) No Serial ATA 2 (SATA II) ports None IDE Ports 2 IDE Speed 33/66/100/133 MB/sec MB/sec Built in SCSI controller No Built in RAID controller Yes Built in graphics card Yes Built in sound card Yes Built in network card Yes Multiple GPU support No Crossfire support No SLI support No RoHS Compliant No AGP interface No AGP-slots 1 PCI-e (PCI-express) Yes PCI-e slots 2 PCI-e type 16x/1x PCI slots 2 PCI-X No CNR-slot 0 AMR-slot 0 eSATA No Bluetooth No WiFi No FireWire (IEEE1394) No Number of FireWire ports 0 USB type USB 2.0 Number of USB-ports 4 Number of parallel ports 1 Number of serial ports 1 RJ-45 (Ethernet) 1 PS/2 Keyboard 1 PS/2 Mouse 1 Line-out 1 Line-in 1 Microphone Yes Bios 4 Mb Flash ROM, AMI BIOS, (TCAV), PnP, DMI2.0, WfM2.0, SM BIOS 2.3, PXE Boot BIOS Miscellaneous Audio:- Realtek ALC660 6-Channel Codec, LAN:- Realtek RTL8201CL 10/100M LAN PHY

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Can I transfer data from 250GB IDE HDD to a SATA II 500GB HDD


Yes you can. You may have to go in BIOS or and select your SATA as the first drive to boot off of though, else it might try to boot off the old IDE. But once you're in windows, it will appear as another drive in my computer.

Thanks and please take a moment to rate as fixya.

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Type of ram


ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Specifications
CPU: Socket 939 for AMD Athlon 64FX / Athlon 64 /Sempron / Athlon 64 X2
Chipset: NVIDIA nForce4 SLI
Front Side Bus: 2000/1600 MT/s
Memory: 4 x DIMM, max. 4GB, DDR 400/333/266, ECC, non-ECC, un-buffered memory, Dual Channel Architecture.
Expansion Slots:
2 x PCI-E x16
- SLI mode: x8, x8
- Default (single VGA): x16, x1
1 * PCI-E x 1/ 1*PCI-E x 4(x2 mode)
3 x PCI
Storage/RAID: nForce4: 4 x SATA 3Gb/s
NVRAID: RAID0, RAID1, RAID0+1 and JOBD span cross SATA and PATA
2 x UltraDMA 133/100
Silicon Image 3114R RAID controller
4x SATA with RAID0, 1, 10, 5
Audio: Realtek ALC850, 8-ch High-Definition Audio CODEC
LAN: nForce4 built-in Gbit MAC with external Marvell PHY MARVELL PCI Gbit LAN controller

or see this site:
http://www.ngohq.com/home.php?page=articles&go=read&arc_id=34


Oct 30, 2008 | ASUS A8N-SLI Premium Motherboard

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Change of hard disk from 160 gb ide to 250 gb sata


Hello there.

I checked the specifications on your motherboard from here .

As you can see it does indeed support SATA Hard Drives, as per the page:

SATA Four-Channel Serial ATA supports 4 SATA II devices

Each SATA hard drive uses up 1 of the channels, so you can use a total of 4 SATA drives at once.

Hope this helps.

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