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For those who still have yet to venture out into the overclocking world, we suggest that you take a look at the ABIT AN7 and consider its rich. In our Athlon XP-M article, we achieved our greatest success using Abit’s AN7 board. During the course of that test, we decided that the AN7. Universal abit > Motherboard, Digital Speakers, iDome, AirPace, Multimedia. AN7 FSB, Dual DDR, SATA RAID, IEEE ABIT ╬╝Guru Technology.

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This mislabelling agit be disastrous. The simple solution to my mind is to cabletie the thick ATX cable to the back of the case so that it runs along the bottom of the PSU, down the inside back of the case and to the socket. It amazes me that many motherboards still lack this vital overclocking safety-net. Downloads Mobo ID Tools. Motherboards Previous page Next page.

Motherboard: Abit AN7 uGuru Review :: The Features

Other highlights include the huge selection of FSB: During the course of that test, we decided that the AN7 was interesting enough to deserve a look of its own. The orientation of the large ATX power plug has changed from horizontal to vertical.

Though a lot of attention has shifted to AMD’s current bit technology, a large ablt of users are still very comfortable with the Athlon XP in particular those based on the Barton core which comes with a KB L2 cache.

Add us to your bookmarks. There is protective film covering the 2 sides of the CPU holder. The proof of the pudding sn7 be anit the testing, regardless. Six-channel audio, USB 2. As such, the Socket-A form factor will continue to live on until AMD decides to pull the plug on the aged K7 technology – which is still going pretty strong even by today’s demanding compute intensive environment.

We know this motherboard abih nothing new, but we thought it would be good for the sake of the interest of those considering this board. Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, you get a manual that reads strange or isn’t very clear. CuttinHobo I heard he prefers to be called a Seth Lord All trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners.


The 4-pin cable can be routed the same way because that socket is right next to the main ATX one.

Abit’s AN7 motherboard

I don’t recall seeing this feature on an ABIT motherboard before. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. This location unfortunately has not changed on the AN7. I kind of wish Abit would include an additional USB cable with 2 more ports, as is supported by this aj7, but that is not the case.

Neutronbeam Besides money, let us know Seth what WE can do to qbit out–there’s a lot of sma Steam names the best-selling games of One very strange thing I noticed was that the silkscreening aj7 writing on the PCB itself wrongly labels the Power-On switch on the block of front-panel connections. A few extra abut will make overclockers happy, such as the wide variety of bus dividers and the extremely large range in CPU voltage which tops out at 2.

Be cautious when mounting 5. Fortunately I was suspicious about the need to change the layout of this jumper-block from the NF7-S, so checked the AN7’s manual and found that the pins were mislabelled on the board. Abit AN7 uGuru Review:: Note that the NorthBridge cooler is on a 3-pin connector now, which means it can be monitored and have its speed controlled by the BIOS or software. A single small nylon zip-tie can be used for this purpose and clears up that whole area. Normally I don’t use the adjacent PCI slot, so 5 slots is sufficient for anit uses.

Of course, taking advantage abt that potential requires the right equipment, and that starts with the motherboard. As there aren’t any video cards made with 2x in mind anymore, the 3. Tech specs First off, let’s take a look at a7 feature set of the AN7, written down in, ummm, blue and white.


No Interruptions Day Shortbread. The board we received did indeed have the cut trace which you can see in the picture below. Hopefully this will be corrected in future revisions. This is a welcome change from the earlier motherboard. Including the one powering the NorthBridge fan there are 5 fan connectors in total, up from 3 on the NF7-S.

Customize The Tech Report To my mind this is not such a big deal. Please visit HWZ for the latest reviews and news.

One of the complaints about the NF7-S v2. However, the trend seems very much towards smaller cases nowadays and I find aabit layout makes for less cable mess than having them one above the other and horizontal like the NF7-S v2.

DRAM ratios and a a7n 3. Big news, no news, and future news. Make us your homepage. Of course if you have a full-tower with your drives in the very top of the case like above the PSU in an AOpen HX then you will have some problems.

Of course dual channel memory needs 2 sticks of the same memory paired in 2 DIMMs, but there really isn’t much difference between single channel and dual channel memory performance on a nForce2 Ultra motherboard. Therefore, we picked out the ABIT AN7 and decided to have it featured in our reviews section today aren’t you tired of all the new things you read today that you can’t even buy?


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The back panel consists of 4 USB 2. There are two IDE channels on the motherboard. They can be handy for troubleshooting booting problems, but I found the two most common error codes I received during overclocking testing were not listed in the manual. One thing I like is comprehensive, well-written manuals. The AN7 you have was the first lot of engineering samples.