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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. One of the reasons behind the super clean layout is Epox’s great ingenuity of placing the voltage regulators on the back side of the motherboard, thus reducing clutter around the top. But will this affect the stability and overclockability. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. We hypothesized that this could be a problem of delivering sufficient power to the AGP slot for the higher clocked Ti however once Windows was properly installed, the Ti worked just fine. Those voltage regulators on the back didn’t hinder overclocking.

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Epox 8KHA KT266 Motherboard Review

I do actually take the time to completely install the board in a case when I’m reviewing it, to see if there are any “little” problems or issues that may have gone unnoticed. The utilization of V-Link is an important step up for computer motherboards. The layout around the Socket A is very, very clean. It appears now that the KT based motherboards are getting ready to step up to the call and start going head to head with the other DDR based solutions out on the market today.

Epox 8KHA KT266

Although the chipset was introduced to the public last year, the first KT boards seemed to arrive with different issues relating to system stability, and most of the boards received a less than warm welcome from the hardware testing community.

There are three 3-wire cooling fan headers on the board marked for CPU, power, and chassis. Those voltage regulators on the back didn’t hinder overclocking. We hypothesized that this could be a problem of delivering sufficient power to the AGP slot for the higher clocked Ti however once Windows was properly installed, the Ti worked just fine.

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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. The system would simply hang after the Starting Windows text prompt appeared after the first reboot in the installation process.

Ritual of the Night Development We noticed no decrease in stability because of it. USB – 2 standard rear connectors with 2 more headers on the board for a total of 6 possible. This information will also give you something to look for if epkx are considering a new case for your PC. Kyle also briefly touched on his theories about the KT situation 8kga his last review of a different KT board posted here. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website.

Previous Page Next Page. Another positive 8khq for the board, and for overclockers, is the use of active cooling on the North Bridge and a 3-phase power supply for the higher speed processor’s greater load. But will this affect the stability and overclockability. We tried multiple cards to no avail.

It is something I felt should be mentioned, so a potential buyer does not inadvertently damage their board. Subscribe to our Newsletter. The correct settings are marked both in the manual and silk screened onto the board.

This should provide a decent upgrade path for future considerations. The KT has certainly taken a turn for the better over the last couple of months, but we wanted to see if EPoX could keep their track record of late up to par. ThursdayAugust 09, Author: This is only an issue for those of you with many USB peripherals, which isn’t too uncommon these days.

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EPOX EP-8KHA Motherboard Mainboard

Instead, what is provided here is the added PCI slot for a total of 6 on the board. I am all in favor of having board makers going to a “jumperless” design, and EPoX has come very close for us on the 8KHA.

You won’t find any CNR slots on this board which is a welcome change from the unusable CNR slots we’ve become accustomed to seeing on motherboards. All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. This situation is not present only with this motherboard, I’ve seen it now on about 3 different models all DDR boards from different manufacturers.

Epox 8KHA KT Motherboard Review | PC Perspective

If you are buying a mainboard soon and are thinking about OCing that board, you will certainly want to add EPoX to your list of possibles. Judging from the board’s layout and design, it appears to me that EPoX has been listening to the DIY do it yourself builder and has converted that feedback into epoc board.

The board is very high performing and was the only one out of the three to actually match the performance of the KTA reference board we looked at almost two months ago. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. One of 8khw reasons behind the super clean layout is Epox’s great ingenuity of placing the voltage regulators on the back side of the motherboard, thus reducing clutter around the top.