Did you expect more? Intel SSD p Review: Reproduction in whole or in part, in any form or medium, without express written permission of HotHardware. The only comment is a wish for shorter floppy and EIDE rounded cables. Just some of the many available memory divider options include 4: The motherboard can be flipped over and a pair of needle nose pliers can be used to GENTLY squeeze the pin together allowing it to pull free from the motherboard. While the feature set is generous, I think Abit has made a name for itself in the overclocker’s segment.

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This seems nice, but remember that there will be some performance loss because of the Parallel to Serial conversion; on paper the performance loss shouldn’t be too great but we’ll be investigating that in the coming weeks.

The remainder of the BIOS returns to the familiar. Onboard Serial ATA, in our opinion, is a nice perk, but nothing more. CPU Frequency Although raw CPU frequencies are not really treated motherbiard true benchmarks today, they remain an important performance metric for most overclockers.

Typically there have been four but ABIT has recognized that no one really uses the fourth fan header which was most commonly found by the RAID headers. The decision depends on the final goals and expectations of the consumer. Though it’s obviously not possible to get to 1T, we were able to go as low as 4T.


This made installing or removing the RAM difficult and annoying. These may result in lesser or greater scores.

Abit Nf7-s V2.0 Nforce2 Best Socket 462 Motherboard Tested and Working 100

He managed a reference clock of This is a very good overclock and is the norm for all nForce2 boards tested here today. Note that Softimage does not have an interface to real-time preview a finished frame as unlike After Effects.

As with many anit there have been initial reports of problems with the NF7-S. The price is within a few dollars of each other and both come with nearly the same options.

The company has two boards in the top ten and 4. A quick jog left to the Northbridge area and ABIT has beefed up the cooling fans with their motherboards. Samsung Galaxy Watch Review: Softimage XSI can simply bring any computer to its knees. This is what ExtremeOvercloking. Dual memory controllers mean that data can be moved in and out of RAM in greater quantities. Asus’ version has garnered quite a strong following, but a few of their main competitors have yet to release their product, until now.

Doing straight out of the box is an amazing feat in itself. Supporting Dual DDR is a major attribute of the nForce2 chipset, but should not overshadow its other characteristics.


This is revision 1. Acer Swift 3 Laptop Review: Finally we come to the classic SuperPi 32M benchmark, an important benchmark in terms of historical relevance. Marketers heard from the public that they would prefer separate devices.

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Serial ATA is the future. Check out the submission from I.

Rendering, or the task of building and compiling frames, is mainly CPU intensive and After Effects generally bypasses the video card and relies solely on the processor for speed. The AMD Athlon XP series arrived in and was an immediate hit with enthusiasts, offering superior performance than Intel equivalents, coupled with reasonably competitive prices.

It is a streamlined motherboard with everything that is needed without nf7s- lot of unnecessary frills.

Make sure an extra 2 minutes is taken to route the PSU power cable and there should be no concerns with this type of case. A Convertible Built For Business. By, Tom Laverriere January 7,