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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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.

With ABIT’s brand being synonymous with the overclocking community everywhere in the world, it was much welcomed as the motherboard of choice especially in a competition where even a tiny 1MHz gained at the core or memory clock could mean an immediate lead in the contest.

Abit’s AN7 motherboard

I asked ABIT for their explanation of this cut – the response was: The simple sbit 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 avit and to the socket. There are reports now that the more recent retail boards do not have this cut. Dell returns to the stock market after six years.


If you want to upgrade your motherboard, without changing the CPU, a nForce2 is just the ticket for most people.

Be cautious when mounting 5. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! CuttinHobo I heard he prefers to be called a Seth Lord Inside the package, you’ll find the following items: A few extra notables 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.

This is of no major significance, but I’ve heard a few complaints from people about putting the power connectors in this area at all.

Of course, taking advantage of that potential requires the right equipment, and that starts with the motherboard.

Big news, no news, and future news. ABIT seem to have changed the power-regulation components on the AN7, but I am unfortunately not in sn7 position to be testing super-high core voltage due to the cooling I have available. This is a welcome change from the earlier motherboard. Motherboards Previous page Next page.

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The inclusion of 3 manuals is a great addition. All trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners. Please visit HWZ for the latest reviews and news.

I wasn’t too keen on this idea at first, but while using the AN7 I’ve become a fan of this location. This location unfortunately has not changed on the AN7.

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Arpanet Designer Larry Roberts Dies at Add us to your bookmarks. However, the trend seems very much towards ah7 cases nowadays and I find this layout makes for less cable mess than having them one above the other and horizontal like the NF7-S v2.

The back panel consists of 4 USB 2. Including the one powering the NorthBridge fan there are 5 fan connectors in total, up an 3 on the NF7-S.

One thing I like is comprehensive, well-written manuals. The proof of the pudding will be in the testing, regardless. I don’t recall seeing this feature on an ABIT motherboard before. Sometimes, not often, but sometimes, you get a manual that reads strange or isn’t very clear.

Of course dual channel memory needs 2 sticks of the same memory sbit in 2 DIMMs, but there really isn’t much difference between single channel and dual channel memory performance on a nForce2 Ultra motherboard.

In a interesting twist of fate, Abit ait the IDE connectors parallel to the board instead of facing up from the board. From avit the first manufacturer to provide such a diagnostic display was MSI, and recent EPoX boards have had them too. The orientation of the large ATX power plug has changed from horizontal to vertical.