Date: July 29th, 2003
Article by: Nathan Glentworth
(Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: Chaintech
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You just have to check out how huge the box is.
Comparing Chaintech's example of a motherboard bundle with
the competition is like comparing a tug boat you play with in the bathtub
to an oceanliner. With a big playpen, you know there will be lots of toys
and this package is pretty well Christmas in a box.
Let's open it up..
For starters, you will receive two VERY thick multilingual
setup manuals and a feature breakdown poster. I found the poster especially
useful see that it had every possible header and connection was illustrated
for easy interpretation and installation.
With the manuals, you will also find the driver and bonus
software CD, a SATA power and data cable, a fiber optic cable for the
digital audio out, thermal grease and an included handy screwdriver/pen.
Moving along to another compartment, you will uncover the
included rounded IDE and floppy cables, the WOL (Wake-on-Lan) cable, and
the rear connector shield plate.