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. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. There are only 3 stereo ports on the back which means support for 5. The Port 80 diagnostics standard has been around for over a decade and is more useful than custom diagnostic LEDs or beeps. And that is the point of rounded IDE cables, is it not?

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Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. There are four e;ox holes to help hold compatible heatsinks and waterblocks. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done. Plenty of room to install large heatsinks. Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Hope I can find someone, who’s able to replace them.

EPoX EP-AF570+ Ultra – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2 – nForce 570

This has been clarified above. 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. Whether you’re using a MSI, Asus or Epox motherboard, Port 80 codes are identical from one platform to another and really do come in handy when you’re faced with a PC that refuses to start up.

It’s likely that most of us no longer have any use for this legacy port, so Epox have shifted it to a motherboard header just below the last PCI slot. 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. Magic Flash is a tool that needs a lot of improvement.

I hope EPoX improves this tool. 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 interpretted as 1 or 2 years of warranty.

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In this case you may need to remove the northbridge fan, or modify one of the coolers to clear. EPoX is well aware of this issue and even took time to document it in their manual. EPoX does give some treatment to technical support in the package.

However, longer videocards may have problems with the RAM clips getting in the way. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony.

Like any electrical device, keeping it cool is a good idea. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. This information can be obtained here: 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.

This means that you are not getting SoundStorm or nice 3Com Ethernet controllers.

The frontpanel IO pins are color-coded for easy identification and installation most nflrce have their frontpanel wires color coded this way. Having them closer to the front of the motherboard would have been a better choice.


The nForce 3 series came out just after the introduction of the Socket Athlon 64 came to market. But to EPoX’s relief, most videocards are shorter in length these days.

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One area where Epox really excels is with the manuals that come with this socket AM2 motherboard. It’s been running flawless for 12 years. The solution would be to invest in some longer cables 24″ should be sufficientbut EPoX should really bundle 24″ cables in their box to overcome this quirk in their design. At the front of the manual for easy reference is a table of common diagnostic LED error codes and solutions.

The Port 80 card displays two-digit alpha numeric codes which help troubleshoot the status of a computer if something is amiss. Epox include a collection of eight small blue VRAM heatsinks with adhesive one side which can be stuck to anything you think needs a little extra cooling.

These are the tools for anyone contemplating a little down and dirty overclocking with this board.