Finally, looking at the CPU and CPU multimedia scores we again see a healthy increase across the board, which is to be expected given the increases in clocks. According to ABIT, one of the reasons for their late appearance in the market was their decision to make a board capable of running stably with more than two DIMMs. The actively cooled northbridge is becoming routine and expected so no surprises there. Currently running at between 1. Home Reviews News Forums. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions.
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Initially fingers were pointed at an incompatibility with Corsair PC memory modules, but I have since tried a Crucial PC rai and the system exhibits the same symptoms. A minor issue, but one not present on the IWill. This content was originally featured on Amdmb.
ABIT KG7-RAID Motherboard Overview – CNET
Now it’s one thing to include gk7 DIMM slots on a motherboard, but it’s an entirely different thing to ensure that they all work properly, without sacrificing stability or performance. So all in all, a decent layout with tiny niggles that may not affect everyone, depending on case and device placement.
There are a total of six PCI slots. SoftMenu III makes a very welcome appearance on the KG7-RAID and in this implementation, paired with the northbridge; Abit has given us an insane rraid of adjustable options with regards to tweaking and overclocking.
Has the wait been worth it?
From raie picture and looking at the actual motherboard, we can see the layout is fairly standard. The system will not soft reset from software or the BIOS either. Am I happy with the new performance?
Linux and the Abit KG7-RAID motherboard
Here are the board specs: Home Reviews News Forums. So, to conclude the testing at 1.
The placement of IDE connectors at 90 degrees to the vertical edge of the motherboard when fitting in lg7 upright case still bothers me since I think the parallel layout would be possible on the board with a small redesign. The jury is still out whether tweaking the memory voltage can really help when it comes to overclocking, but we’ll continue to investigate.
I have a few minor niggles with component placement on the board however. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Previously I had a pre week 31 Athlon 1.
A quick bit of wheeler dealing and Raix found myself in the possession of a new week 31 chip. Using Sandra and the ORB, we can see that the system performs very well. This system can take up to 10 minutes and lots of work with the reset switch to bring it to life.
This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. It posts a good score, edging up on the 1. This board is no exception.
Abit KG7-RAID AMD 760 Motherboard Review
You really do have a restricted daid around that south socket edge. Is it overclockable at all? Finally, raic at the CPU and CPU multimedia scores we again see a healthy increase across the board, which is to be expected given the increases in clocks. Abit boards are generally considered motherboards for the enthusiast, for he or she who likes to extract some free performance via overclocking and tweaking.
They are a good match. Features like Wake on LAN and the IrDA header, while not used by everyone, are cheap to implement and keep those who need the features happy.
I have to say real world performance has increased too. Overall, the MHz speed of the 1.
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rai While the current limits of the MP core are yet to be hit, Macci, currently top of the 3DMark charts and the first person to break has had a 1. I have to say I am. The MP with its data prefetch unit and other core enhancements when compared to Thunderbird is able to show a good turn of speed, even at stock speed.
Farewell to a Rid by Mike Andrawes on November 3, 4: