At the core of the Fatal1ty AN8 is the NVIDIA® nForce4 Ultra chipset, which supports the latest and greatest 939-pin AMD Athlon 64/64FX CPUs. NVIDIA’s nForce4 Ultra offers gamers a bevy of advanced features that will help turn up their game. By integrating Ethernet capabilities onto the chipset, NVIDIA Gigabit Ethernet provides the highest network throughput with the lowest CPU utilization. Integrated NVIDIA SATA RAID delivers RAID 0, 1, 0+1, and JBOD for excellent storage flexibility, and a 3GBb/s transfer rate doubles bus bandwidth and provides blazingly high disk performance. NVIDIA Firewall protects your PC from intruders by filtering unauthorized traffic with instant-on capabilities. With the NVIDIA nForce4 Ultra chipset as a base, the Fatal1ty AN8 gives gamers both performance and peace of mind. The Fatal1ty AN8 also comes with ABIT’s exclusive µGuru™ technology, which integrates OC Guru™ overclocking, ABIT EQ™ hardware monitoring, FlashMenu™ 1-click BIOS updating, and BlackBox™ diagnostic technology into a user friendly Windows-based interface. Audio performance is also top-notch with 7.1 channel high-definition audio backed by ABIT’s AudioMAX technology. By using a separate daughter card for audio connectors, ABIT Engineers have greatly reduced the amount of noise caused by high frequencies generated from the motherboard.