Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Instead, only multipliers higher than the default multiplier of your chip were selectable, which would be a problem when trying to lower the multiplier of your chip in order to raise the FSB. The Final Version of KT? The Final Version of KT? Log in Don’t have an account? Of course the board comes with a slightly higher price tag, but if you want the absolute best KTA product from MSI, this is a board you can’t miss. For starters, AMD processors are quite good for overclocking and relatively inexpensive.
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Log in Don’t have an account? The Final Version of KT? Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. The board is virtually identical to K7T Turbo-R, but with some interesting new features.
Unfortunately, at the time of publication, those chips were not readily available in the lab for testing. Tirbo the past week we have looked at the solutions from ABIT and EPoXand we concluded that they are both very impressive, each with their own unique features, tuurbo both deliver decent performance and stability.
Once the two PCs are physically connecting, installing the software is easy and you end up with a USB network between the two machines.
Once again, it is capable of providing basic sound for normal users, but for anything more, you really should go with a hardware-based PCI sound card. It will be interesting to see if those values work and whether the board would will accept the new Palomino core Athlon’s.
However, keep in mind that this is a pre-production board, so the shipping version may be slightly different. This k7h be due to a BIOS that is still beta, but it’s hard to tell until the final version is available.
We also noticed multiplier values between 13 and 15 are now available, something that no other KTA board can do to this point. Although performance and overclocking results were not the best here, MSI does continue to deliver high quality and very stable products to hardware enthusiasts. One thing to watch out for is that the original engineering sample we received did not support the full range of CPU clock multipliers 5 to The only problem we ran into with the board was stability, which was not particularly bad, but not up to par kt7 the standard K7T Turbo-R.
MSI K7T Turbo 2, Socket A, AMD Motherboard
In general, the Limited Edition board is furbo enhanced version of the K7T Turbo-R, with more features and even higher quality construction. There are several reasons why the KTA market is so popular these days. Log in Don’t have an account? Tutbo up now Username Password Remember Me. Auto Detect Auto Detect 1. You can choose speeds between MHz and MHz now. Although they don’t block the PCI slots, the connectors may be too close to the bottom of the case when the board is installed, which might prevent the IDE cables from reaching the hard drive bays.
MSI K7T Turbo-R – VIA KTA Motherboard Roundup – June
Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Sign up now K7r Password Remember Me. Instead, only multipliers higher than the default multiplier of your chip were selectable, which would be a problem when trying to lower the multiplier of your tuurbo in order to raise the FSB.
MSI always produces high quality motherboard solutions, and they are now directly competing with the likes of ABIT and ASUS when it comes to features, especially overclocking and tweaking features.
The KTA was only released about a month ago, but this market is already heating up. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
It’s clear, however, that MSI is looking to the future with this board. Log in Don’t have an account? For starters, AMD processors are quite good for overclocking and relatively inexpensive. However, for those who still want to keep some of their ISA devices, the K7T Turbo is just not going to be the right choice.
The Final Version of KT? Make sure you read the guide in order to fully unleash the power in your Socket-A processor. It seems that motherboard manufacturers are putting forth a lot of effort in order to capture more marketshare.
Performance of the board was a little bit below average, but tirbo not the main focus of MSI.
In keeping with those themes, the KTA chipset serve as a very affordable and mature solution for everyone.