While the overall front side bus speed would be low due to the high locked multiplier of It’s a pet hate of mine for the floppy port to be placed and aligned like it is here but given a long enough cable it shouldn’t pose too many problems. Generally, though, you should be fine with most hard drive and floppy locations. Recently on my test system I’ve taken to just using a bootable CD that runs DOS and enough drivers and tools so that I can get any operating system started or partition and manipulate any of my disks. Some on-board sound options even rival the venerable SoundBlaster Live!

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What was the best tech product of ? The board is no frills, stock layout, stock bundle, average k7a. OpenGL based and not reliant on any DX8 class features the engine was originally a render target for GeForce class hardware and runs on old Rage Pro’s too!

AquaNox – AquaMark V2. Home Reviews News Forums. It’s a pet hate of mine for the floppy port to be placed and aligned like it is here but given a long enough cable it shouldn’t pose too many problems.

Eminently tweakable and up to Abits usual high standards.

I’ll show a few benchmarks at Mhz then a result using a different CPU on the same board to show you what it’s really capable of. Some color changes and flaws may appear. Abit is introducing new motherboards later and later after the chipsets introduction than many of the other motherboard makers like Epox and MSI. They come in for criticism about not having products available for general retail sale at the same time as their competitors but rald usually means they are just taking the extra time to perfect their boards.


Abit’s KR7A-RAID motherboard

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. While their kra7 of sales worldwide is not quite as impressive in comparison to others such as Asus and ECS, when you factor in taid lack of OEM sales, the sales numbers are very good indeed. Fortunately, motherboard manufacturers that already had KT boards on the market simply needed to “drop in” a new northbridge, as no other architectural changes were made.

LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Aquamark was a little different and didn’t seem to respond to the clock and FSB increase very much at all.

We can see what the increased IPC does for the processor here despite a far lower clock speed. Performance I’ve had a pretty special CPU here at Hexus radi a short while for review and it was reviewed using this motherboard.

Also, the board uses the full 9 hole ATX mount system, however the farthest right 3 holes didn’t match to any holes on my YY Rais case. Additionally, the new crop of performance motherboards is coming equipped with all sorts of integrated peripherals.

While the graph doesn’t show it very well, performance at x, our lowest test resolution, is over fps at rajd This new memory interface made a significant difference in the chipset’s performance, and raised the bar for its competitors, SiS and ALi. Logitech’s intelligent solution to their smart home restores Harmony.

Abit KR7A-RAID KT266A Motherboard Review

Generally, though, you should be fine with most hard drive and floppy locations. As we increase the resolution and therefore the dependance on card fillrate, the increase in performance for the overclocked system becomes less and less. They also come with an additional temperature probe.


Dell returns to the stock market after six years. You can find products similar to this one for sale below. The first to truly introduce the world to overclocking processors, Abit ,r7a many features that we see today as almost kg7a standard. Introduction This content was originally featured on Amdmb. I was hoping for higher since the processor has done closer to to 1.

Not only did this chipset fix these issues, but it also featured a whole new memory controller, the same as that seen in the P4X chipset. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy.

Review: ABIT KR7A-RAID – Mainboard –

Constantly a leader in overclocking options, performance, and even features like on-board RAID, Abit has made quite a name for itself in the hardware community. Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone.

The processor was the Athlon XP Mhz and using the Reactor waterblock and normal room temperature cooling the quickest the processor could run at was around Mhz stock voltage. For reference, running the P3 binary as we do here on a 2Ghz Pentium 4 20 x gives a render time of 55s for our test scene pawns.