Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. This is important because all Athlon 64 processors are unlocked downward, a side-effect of AMD Cool’n’Quiet technology. Dell returns to the stock market after six years. PCI – Fixed, 6: All of the recent Abit boards that we have tested have been set to at default, so be cautious in comparing review results unless the reviewer corrected the CPU frequency in testing an Abit motherboard. No Interruptions Day Shortbread.
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We like the edge connectors, but some case designs make it very difficult to connect the edge-connectors. Abit included the 2-digit diagnostic LEDs, which can be very useful for troubleshooting.
In addition, the Athlon 64 FX chips are completely unlocked, so both higher and lower ratios can be selected.
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It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. Not that I’m knocking the passive cooler. We first tested uGuru in our review of the Abit KV8 Max3, and it continues to evolve as a very useful tool for the overclocker.
On a more serio PCI – Fixed, 6: Ac8 far prefer a taller passive north bridge cooler to a low-profile unit equipped with a fan that’s probably going to get annoyingly loud over time. Although I haven’t encountered an Athlon 64 heat sink large enough to create clearance problems on the AV8, the board’s passive north bridge could potentially conflict with mammoth CPU coolers.
LG HU85L networo needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. Steam names the best-selling games of Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Looks aside, there are plenty of other elements to the AV8’s layout worth noting. Here, Abit uses AMD’s stock Athlon 64 heat sink retention bracket, which clears out plenty of room for standard heat sinks.
Abit uses flat edge connectors for IDE connections, which does a very good job of removing any interference from the bulky IDE cables.
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Particularly notable are the voltage adjustments for the Northbridge, Southbridge, and chipset – in addition to the expected voltage adjustments. Features and Layout Abit AV8: Compared to the version that we recently tested, Abit includes 3 Firewire ports neywork the AV8.
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Abit has been mounting IDE ports at 90 degrees from the usual orientation since last year’s BH7and I quite like the change. Generally, the angled ports tend to simplify cable routing, in my experience. All of the recent Abit boards that we have tested have been set to at default, so be cautious in comparing review results unless the reviewer corrected the CPU frequency in testing an Abit motherboard.
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Single page Print Board layout Unless you happen to be sporting a case window or an overactive fashion sense, aesthetic appeal is probably the least important characteristic for a motherboard.
That said, I like the fact that Abit’s recent motherboards have all been dressed in the same shade halfway between red and orange. That doesn’t mean that the region surrounding the AGP slot is barren, though.
The only surprise here is memory voltage, which is somewhat limited to 2. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. The overclocking abkt are typically Abit in that they are a wonderful selection of voltages and frequencies to get the most from the K8T PRO and the Athlon Customize The Tech Report Having both connectors tucked away together at the top edge of the board makes routing power cables easier, cutting down on clutter that could otherwise restrict air flow within a case.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Abut. No Interruptions Day Shortbread. For starters, notice that both of the board’s power plugs are located abitt near the top right in the picture edge of the board.