This is just another example of why VIA has been losing market share so rapidly in the Athlon market. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Log in Don’t have an account? It is hard to believe that VIA continues to ignore this very critical Enthusiast feature in every chipset they make. Log in Don’t have an account? The KT boards are loaded with up-to-date features, and provide some added value compared to nForce2 motherboards. You can also check vCore, and all major power rails.
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ASUS has a tradition of being innovators in options for monitoring the health of your PC, and you will not be disappointed in the options available here. This is likely a feature that also fell victim to last minute cost-cutting, a7f600 there are several available positions on the board.
ASUS A7V Basic Features – ASUS A7V Feature-Laden – Value-Priced
ASUS has included their stable of proprietary protection and security solutions, notably: You can select the bootable device and set its priorities in this menu. You can also check vCore, taid all major power rails. Compared to nForce2 Socket A motherboards, this overclocking performance is mediocre. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
Asus A7V600 User Manual: Raid 1 For Data Protection
The KT boards are loaded with up-to-date features, and provide some added value compared to nForce2 motherboards. Three mini-jack connections are used for standard audio, but like all 3-jack solutions, a 6-speaker setup will rakd access to both microphone and line-out jacks by redefining the jacks a77v600 speaker connections. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Under the Power option is the Hardware Monitor sub-menu. Log in Don’t have an account?
Front Side Bus Overclocking Testbed.
ASUS A7V600: Feature-Laden – Value-Priced
These features are certainly not native on the more expensive nForce2 Ultra motherboards. The ADI SoundMax will be a fine solution for most a7v6000, but if you prefer a higher-end audio solution using a PCI audio card, the on-board Audio can be easily disabled.
There are no Firewire ports, but ASUS does include a game port connection and bracket, which will be important to some. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. However, compared to other KT chipset boards, the A7V turns out to be one of the better overclockers.
It is hard to believe that VIA continues to ignore this very critical Enthusiast feature a7g600 every chipset they make. Menu choices are across the top and as you navigate across the top choices, different on-screen menus appear.
Raid 1 For Data Protection – Asus A7V User Manual [Page 77]
Other KT boards have been lacking vAGP settings, but frankly, we find them of limited usefulness in overclocking. The optional module, when it becomes available, allows 11 Mbps transmission with a fall-back to 5.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. If manual is selected, then you can select a multiplier between 5.
The Advanced Features menu is where you will spend most of your time, if you are tweaking for top performance. Scrolling down in Advanced Features reveals the Chip Configuration option, which is used for setting memory timings, graphics aperture size, and other performance tweaking options. For example, you can set the CD-ROM drive to boot first, and then the Floppy drive, and then the hard drive, and so forth. 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? They are present on this ASUS. VIA would certainly prefer that manufacturers use their excellent VT audio codec.
We did not test this on the A7V The options for overclocking are generally good, with vDIMM settings to 2. This is xsus another example of why VIA has been losing market share so rapidly in the Athlon market.