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Abit released KG7

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May 29, 2001 7:43:38 PM

Abit just release KG7 here is the Specifications. It seem like a great board.

CPU
1.Support AMD Athlon 700MHz ~ 1.33GHz or future Socket A Processors based on 200/266 MHz(100MHz/133MHz Double Data Rate)
2.Support AMD Duron 600MHz ~ 950 MHz or future Socket A Processors based on 200 MHz
(100MHz Double Data Rate)

Chipset
1.AMD761/VIA 686B
2.Supports Ultra DMA 33/66/100 IDE protocol
3.Supports Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI)
4.Accelerated Graphics Port connector supports AGP 2X(3.3V)and 4X(1.5V)mode (Sideband) device
5.Supports200/266 MHz (100MHz/133MHz Double Data Rate) Memory Bus Settings

Ultra DMA 100/RAID
1.High Point HTP370 IDE Controller
2.Ultra DMA 100MB/Sec data transfer rate
3.RAID 0(stripping mode for boosting performance)
4.RAID 1 (mirroring mode for data security)
5.RAID 0 +1(stripping and mirroring)

Memory
1. Four 184-pin DIMM sockets support PC1600/PC2100 DDR SDRAM module
2. Supports up to 4 GB MAX. ( 64, 128, 256, 512,1024 MB DDR SDRAM)

System BIOS
1. SoftMenuTM III Technology to set CPU parameters
2. Supports Plug-and-Play (PNP)
3. Supports Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI)
4. Supports Desktop Management Interface (DMI)
5.Write-Protect Anti-Virus function by AWARD BIOS

Multi I/O Functions
1.Floppy Port supports up to 2.88MB
2.Two Channels of Bus Master IDE Ports supporting up to four Ultra DMA 33/66/100 devices
3.Two Channels of Bus Master IDE Ports supporting up to four Ultra DMA 33/66/100(RAID 0/1/10).
4.Built-in Standard /EPP/ECP parallel port connector
5.Two built-in 16550 fast UART compatible serial port connectors
6.Built-in PS/2 Keyboard and PS/2 mouse port connectors
7.On board USB header for two extra USB channels

Miscellaneous
1. ATX form factor
2. 1 AGP slot, 6 PCI slots.
3. Hardware monitoring - Including Fan speed, Voltages, System environment temperature
4.Built-in Wake on LAN/Wake on Modem
5. Built-in IrDA TX/RX header
6. One Thermal Sensor Cable Included

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May 30, 2001 2:01:41 AM

Where can we find more info on this board this sounds like the one I have been waiting for. Price avalability etc..

If it ain't broke don't fix it
May 30, 2001 7:39:54 AM

Me too! This has everything on my checklist of disired features. If anybody has any info on availability do us all a favor and share the wealth!

Jason
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May 30, 2001 10:27:42 AM

Looks good! I already ordered a K7 Master, which will do me fine, but this board certainly does look to have some nice features.

One thing to remember, even though it has 4 DIMM slots, you have to use ECC memory in order to use more than 2. Not a huge deal of course, ECC doesn't cost much more than the regular memory, but it's something to be aware of.

All in all, looks like a nice board, looking forward to some reviews!

Wayne
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