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In this case, the RAID connectors for the HPT are the culprits with the floppy connector the worst, being the lowest down and also at 90 degrees. I have a few minor niggles with component placement on the board however. As we can see, the memory bandwidth of the board is particularly impressive. Excellent stuff from the motherboard and equal to its class peers. Admittedly, the board isn’t exactly new as of this review, but having been extremely busy with the KTA launches and with some delays getting a sample out of Taiwan, it is here as quickly as possible. The extra 27 MHz on the memory speed and front side bus will give a handy increase in memory bandwidth, approaching the 2.

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The system will not soft reset from software or the BIOS either. Can the KG7 motherboards compete with the new competition that has been thrown in the AMD marketplace since the boards initial launch? Placement of the IDE connectors so low on the board is also a poor feature.

Being a DDR motherboard, the memory performance of the board comes under some scrutiny. A quick bit of wheeler dealing and I found myself in the rais of a new week 31 chip. Fitted with an all-in-one monoblock which matches the Gigabyte Aorus aesthetic. There are a total of six PCI slots.


ABIT KG7-RAID – Socket-A AMD Motherboard Roundup: Farewell to a Beauty

I only switched abkt the KKR when I found out that revision 1. 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. It really is a decent improvement over Thunderbird and while the CPU carries a price premium at the moment, they are a good investment.

By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. 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.

Latest News Latest Videos. AMD officially announced their production halt on the chipset last month, but there are still plenty of these chipsets lying raud and being used in production boards.

So, to conclude the testing at 1. It seems that Abit have entered this class of motherboard market later than the others. Admittedly, the board isn’t exactly new as of this review, but having been extremely busy with the KTA launches and with some delays getting a sample out kg Taiwan, it is here as quickly as possible. Farewell to a Beauty by Mike Andrawes on November 3, 4: Currently running at between 1. Overall, the MHz speed of the 1.

Lastly on my list of layout niggles is the ATX connector being at 90 rid to the top horizontal edge. Just recently however I stumbled across a new 1.


Provisional thumbs up to Abit on this one, as long as they solve the boot issues! You can adjust the ,g7 core voltages from 1.

Linux and the Abit KG7-RAID motherboard

The placement of 5 huge capacitors on the south edge of the socket may put some people with large heatsinks off from purchasing the board. In fact, this review of the KG7 was conducted using a 1. This content was originally featured on Amdmb.

Home Reviews News Forums. The Athlon MP helps with the memory benchmarks in Sandra, especially in rais ALU test the first numberwith a significantly higher score than the equivalent Thunderbird core Athlon at identical speeds with a test 1. What was the best tech product of ?

Abit KG7-RAID AMD 760 Motherboard Review

You really do have a restricted area around that south socket edge. Introduction This content was originally featured on Amdmb.

They are a good match. So in pairing the with the Rqid Southbridge, the motherboard makers are able to deliver a performance and stable DDR solution to the market. Next up we have 3DMark from MadOnion.