Just a brief glimpse reveals that Asus have loaded the board with some rather nice goodies. You’ll typically find an Asus board sitting in a ready-built PC. The BIOS itself is fairly intuitive and reasonably easy to navigate. Our visual preferences were xx32 Normal settings. We tried to find the limit of the motherboard by using a factory-unlocked 1.

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Features and Installation Just a brief glimpse reveals that Asus have loaded the board with some rather nice goodies. We’ve found this combination to be the most assus in our stress tests. MP3 encoding is something that I regularly do, anything that saves time in that process is most welcome. Top marks to Asus for once again producing an impeccably behaving motherboard.

We calculate the average FPS after 20, frames have been encoded. BIOS duty a7v266w handled by Award. The memory throughput is a far more interesting comparison.

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What was the best tech product of ? That heritage seems to have carried through to the A7VE.

Both systems were configured for maximum performance. The board also has a fail-safe booting mechanism. Some users abhor rotated sockets and some like them, I fall into the latter camp as it a7v266w me comfortably attach and remove my heatsink from the motherboard without having to remove it from the case. However, the MSI, running with asynchronous memory, puts a little distance between itself and the Asus.


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Asus also show the relative running speed of the PCI bus. One interesting thing to note is that Asus seem to over-supply actual voltage. Although latency a72v66e cut in half, you do sacrifice some security as RAID 0, by it’s very nature, has no redundancy. Can you say consistent?

The socket has plenty q7v266e room around it a7v266d that even large coolers are relatively easy to fit. So far we’ve seen the Asus put up a commendable performance in our benchmarks, let’s now focus on gaming and see if it continues to do so. We could successfully run our XP 13x on the board without any problems, an upgraded BIOS may be needed for future processors.

It’s the same as the KTA in all other respects. Although preferable for overclockers, it certainly puts an emphasis on good cooling.

As part of our stability testing, we ran SETI. Three Kings is the DVD of choice, it’s mixture of action zsus dialogue make it an excellent benchmarking test. This synthetic benchmark stresses the CPU, memory sub-system and graphics card to the limit. Benchmarks Our trusty synthetic friend, SiSoft Sandra, leads the way.


Asus A7V266E KT266A Motherboard Review

Let’s see how they shaped up. However, we at Hexus expect a motherboard to perform well at stock speeds, we look at motherboard manufacturers to provide that something extra, whether it be with new, innovative features or with outstanding performance. We see the standard PCI slots 5, 32bit, 33Mhz flanked by a rather oddly placed floppy port. We’ll try the test at Fastest to garner an idea of total throughput and then at Quality to represent something that mirrors actual playing resolutions.

Perhaps we’re being a bit over-critical, but we’ve seen some truly excellent motherboards come through the door recently. Using slightly stricter settings resulted in failed boot-ups.

The layout of the adus is generally good with the exception of an oddly placed floppy drive port. We had to manually set the DDR voltage to 2. Strong performances all-round here.