ASUS A7V – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT overview and full product specs on CNET. Asus A7VX AMD Athlon/Duron Socket A Motherboard overview and full product specs on CNET. As with most KT motherboards we’ve seen, the ASUS A7V has native Serial ATA support courtesy of VIA’s new VT South Bridge.
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In the end, while we can find consensus on many things related to board layout, there are others that depend on your actual case design. When we consider that nForce2 Ultra was designed to be a “value” chipset by NVIDIA, we can only wonder what a single-channel chipset, designed for top performance, could really do on the Athlon.
Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. ASUS has included their stable of proprietary protection and security solutions, notably: There are no Firewire ports, but ASUS does include a game port connection and bracket, which will be important to some.
ASUS A7V600 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT600 Series
This makes qsus difficult to impossible to add or remove a memory module without first removing the video card. Three mini-jack connections are used for standard audio, but like all 3-jack solutions, a 6-speaker setup will eliminate access to both microphone and line-out jacks by redefining the jacks as speaker connections.
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Board Layout The A7V generally has a good layout, especially considering the price it is selling for. With Athlon64, a new socket, and a new Architecture due to debut next month, we do not expect to see new and improved solutions for Socket A Athlons.
While this is not part of the current AMD specification, it is important to those who use water-cooling or extremely large and heavy air-cooling solutions. See details for description of any imperfections. Additional Product Features Networking Type. The A7V floppy connection is also well placed with the IDE connectors in the above mid-right location.
Ratings and Reviews Write a review. We are no longer seeing reviews asking if the KT can beat nForce2 Ultra — the consensus now seems to be that nForce2 Ultra will remain the performance leader barring a major surprise. So do the features of the A7V make this the KT board to own?
ASUS A7V600: Feature-Laden – Value-Priced
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The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. The above midline-right location is safe for most case layouts, but you should look carefully at the case you own, or plan to buy, to be sure the floppy location will work well with your intended motherboard.
Skip to main content. Log in Don’t have an account? This location also allows better air flow and case organization to be aeus and allows the user to make use of the Slave connector on the bundled IDE cables.
This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. In our testing, the KT is a solid, trouble-free chipset that is likely one of the best ever produced by VIA. We always seem to like six awus, and dislike tight DIMM slots, but you will usually have to choose one or the other with six PCI slots. Gave up and built a brand new computer.
It is in this climate that we take a look at a full-featured KT from one of the major players in the motherboard market.
ASUS A7V Board Layout – ASUS A7V Feature-Laden – Value-Priced
However, with the KT so quickly becoming slotted as a value board, it is difficult to fault manufacturers who are looking for cost savings. The connectors are placed so they are out of the way of other connectors on the board — at the middle of the board to the right.
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The optional module, when it becomes available, allows 11 Mbps transmission with a fall-back to 5. We have found qsus SATA connectors and cables can be quite fragile, so they are best when their location allows them to be disturbed as little as possible.
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Asus A7VX AMD Athlon/Duron Socket A Motherboard Overview – CNET
I got it up and rnning with no problems. So we are left with the very pleasant feature-rich VIA KT chipset that will likely not get the attention it otherwise deserves because ass is not the single-channel chipset to finally compete with nForce2. VIA would certainly prefer that manufacturers use their excellent VT audio codec.