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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You will have to decide what is more important. So we are left with the very pleasant feature-rich VIA KT chipset that will likely not get the attention it otherwise deserves because it is not the single-channel chipset to finally compete with nForce2. There is plenty of room around the Socket Gave up and built a brand new computer.

ASUS A7V600 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT600 Series

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. Show More Show Less. Additional Product Features Networking Type. Due to the limitations of the Athlon architecture, there is no inherent reason why a dual-channel chipset would be the performance leader on the AMD Athlon platform.

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Asus A7V600-X AMD Athlon/Duron Socket A Motherboard

7av600 course, this may or may not be true for your hard drives as well, but the more normal situation will be hard drives placed in bays to the right or top 7av600 of the motherboard. I stripped the computer down to just the motherboard and memory. 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. Log in Don’t have an account?

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. Excellent computer pdts vendor See details for description of s7v600 imperfections. The above midline-right asua 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.


Log in Don’t have xsus account? VIA would certainly prefer that manufacturers use their excellent VT audio codec. This makes it difficult to impossible to add or remove a memory module without first removing the video card. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

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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. It’s hard to find someone reputable regarding IT or Computer components, so when you find someone who you can trust, it’s a good thing. KT seems to have quickly settled into the “value chip” category, which is really amazing when you consider the feature set that is potentially available in the W7v600 design.

Asus A7VX AMD Athlon/Duron Socket A Motherboard Overview – CNET

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. Three mini-jack connections are used for standard audio, but like all 3-jack solutions, a 6-speaker wsus will eliminate access to both microphone and line-out jacks by redefining the jacks as speaker connections.

We are no longer seeing reviews asking if the KT can beat nForce2 Aa7v600 — the consensus now seems to be that nForce2 Ultra will remain the performance leader barring a major surprise.

We have known this in theory a7v60 the original nForce made its appearance, but we have recently seen, with the single-channel nForce2that single-channel can indeed compete effectively with the dual-channel nForce2 Ultra in most performance areas. There are no Firewire ports, but ASUS does include a game port connection and bracket, which will be important to some. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Skip to main content.

You may also like. But it is not the performance equal of nForce2 Ultraand will likely a7c600 dismissed by shoppers. Just like to say that I’d recommend this vendor to anyone. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended.


ASUS A7V Board Layout – ASUS A7V Feature-Laden – Value-Priced

But as we have said in other reviews, we have yet to see the perfect board layout, and if we did, it would not likely meet the needs of some other end-users. This is likely a feature that also fell victim to last minute cost-cutting, since there are several available positions on the board. In the end, we can say that the large passive heatsink is effective in cooling the VIA Northbridge. The connectors are placed so they are out of the way of other connectors on the board — at the middle ssus the board to the right.

The motherboard continuted to give an continuous error beep pattern that did not correspond to any a7vv600 those identified in the manual or on-line. See all 3 pre-owned listings. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. I removed awus memory so it was it a bare board and it still put out error beeps.

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So do the features of the A7V make this the KT board to own? The next day, on first turn on, it would not boot and was giving error beeps. Good arguments exist for both passive and active heatsink solutions. However, with the KT so quickly becoming slotted as a value board, it is difficult to fault manufacturers who are looking for cost savings.

Log in Don’t have an account? This location also allows better air flow and case organization to be possible and allows the user to make use of the Slave connector on the bundled IDE cables.

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