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ABIT AN7 – Overclockers Australia

DRAM ratios and a whopping 3. Though a lot of attention has shifted to AMD’s current bit technology, a large part 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.

The space for the 6th slot is empty making the fit of a Ultra 2 slot AGP card an easy fit. This mislabelling could be disastrous. The AN7 you have was the first lot of engineering samples.

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There’s been a lot of talk about a cut trace on the back of early AN7 samples. There are two IDE channels on the motherboard. There are reports now that the more recent retail boards do not have this cut. Be cautious when mounting 5. Not a abut thing but it is different.

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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. The cut on AN7 has no effect to the board so won’t effect your review.


The orientation of the large ATX power plug has changed from horizontal to vertical. 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 aj7 things you read today that you can’t even buy?

Dell returns to the stock market after six years. This location unfortunately has not changed on the AN7. In a interesting twist of fate, Abit turned the IDE connectors parallel to the board instead of facing up from the board.

Other highlights include the huge selection of FSB: 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.

Six-channel audio, USB 2. I wasn’t too keen on this idea at first, but while using the AN7 I’ve become a fan of this location.

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 abiit you will have some problems. Make us your homepage. The simple solution to my mind is to cabletie the thick ATX am7 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.

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Downloads Mobo ID Tools. I kind of wish Abit would include an additional USB cable with 2 more ports, as is supported by this motherboard, but that is not the case. Please visit HWZ for the latest reviews and news.

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All trademarks, logos, and copyrights are property of their respective owners. I don’t recall seeing this feature on an ABIT motherboard before. The main complaint is that the bulky bundle of power cables from the PSU to the motherboard passes right over the CPU cooling area, blocking airflow or interfering with watercooling pipes. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. ABIT seem to have changed the power-regulation components on the AN7, but I am unfortunately not in a position to be testing super-high core xn7 due to the cooling I have available.

The BIOS chip aj7 socketed on both boards so it can be changed in case of disaster. You can see in the picture below that it seems to indicate the bottom left two pins are for Power-On, when in fact it is the top-right two pins of the leftmost block, above the two marked RST, the same as on the Abot.

This particular cut attracted attention because people thought abot may have been accidental or shipping damage, but it seems that all the early boards had an identical cut.

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