Jan 2, Posts: Most people have the 1. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. Will a BIOS upgrade fix the older versions? No, create an account now. I read the same thing today on Usenet alt. I was in a similar position my self not too long ago.

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Latest Abit KT7/KT7A motherboard bios

Military necessity does not admit of cruelty nor of torture to procure confessions. If you are going to do it. When the CPU’s a bit faster and the performance delta a bit larger, I’ll upgrade. But it kkt7a not seem include older versions Jan 15, Posts: Can anyone confirm this beyond raid//kt7e one source? Most people have the 1. If you wait for the picture above to load you will see the memory benchmarks are taken at the various different settings and finally with the FSB maxed out at MHZ with all the various options in the Abit BIOS turned on for extra memory performance.

Jan 10, Posts: Jan 2, Posts: The KT7 accommodates up to a maximum the 1. Okay so I know my mobo is an abit, but By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Am I insane, was this a hoax, or is nobody else reporting this? Already have an account?


If you don’t want a T-bird, then you should wait until you can upgrade the rest of your system to accomodate an XP. You must log in or sign up to reply here. They have been trying to make them work using the latest 4a bios for the KT7A 1. raid/k7te

TechSpot Account Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. With the KT7A rev1. The only bit where RAID doesn’t seem to increase the performance is in the random read and write tests, though these results are certainly no lower than a single drive, the buffered and sequential transfer rates are much higher than with a single drive.

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I’ve heard about that problem too, and I’ve heard people who have had some bad luck taking the risk. In advanced Chipset features, the memory timing was set to Turbo, Interleave was set to 4 way and CAS latency set to 2, these are the main options for performance setting, they only work with decent quality branded memory, such as Crucial or Mushkin, with cheaper spec memory you may not be able to turn on all the performance settings and still maintain stability.

Click here for a slightly more thorough rundown on RAID. Abit where among the first to fit a Fan on the Northbridge chipset, they set the trend, now heatsink and fans are common on nearly every recent motherboard Northbridge controller. I must say I like Abit motherboards a lot, just about every motherboard I’ve had in the past few years, has been an Abit, I’ve gone from the BH6 through to the BE6 and now on with the KT7 series and they’ve all performed, and kept of performing consistently over the years.


Fri Oct 12, 8: Well that’s the drive benchmarks covered in some detail now on with the other bits, obviously there are a wide variety of different factors which influence the overall speed of the motherboard, CPU choice for one, memory speed for another and probably the most.

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For a final gaming benchmark I tried out 3dmark and tried to get the highest possible score. Fri Oct 12, 2: The fan keeps kf7a Northbridge cooler and adds stability at the higher bus speeds offered on the newer boards. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds.

Supports up to 1. I have a 1.