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. It will be interesting to see if those values work and whether the board would will accept the new Palomino core Athlon’s. The new splash screen seen during boot up. The Final Version of KT? It seems that motherboard manufacturers are putting forth a lot of effort in order to capture more marketshare. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Make sure you read the guide in order to fully unleash the power in your Socket-A processor.
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Unfortunately, at the time of publication, those chips were not readily available in the lab for testing. Performance of the board was a little bit below average, but tjrbo not the main focus of MSI.
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.
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.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. We also noticed multiplier values between 13 and 15 are now available, something that no other KTA board can do to this point. 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 However, the chipset will only allow you to run your memory synchronously with the FSB if you set the frequency to MHz or higher.
For the Limited Edition boards, MSI also includes a set of new manuals with more information on the board, as well as some new software. Although the overclocking market is growing rapidly, MSI obviously still wants to retain the OEM market where the majority of sales still come from, and keeping the CNR slot helps OEMs provide a low cost modem solution for end users. This could be due to a BIOS that is still beta, but it’s hard to tell until the final version is available.
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Although the highest FSB we have successfully achieved on the KTA is MHz, the added values above should provide more headroom for extreme overclockers. There are several reasons why the KTA market is so popular these days. Over 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, and both deliver decent performance and stability.
The most obvious is the red PCB that caught our attention as soon sa we opened up the box. The only problem we ran into with the board was stability, which was not particularly bad, but not up to par with the standard K7T Turbo-R. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. However, keep in mind that this is a pre-production board, so the shipping version may be slightly different. The Final Version of KT? Make sure you read the guide in order to fully unleash the power in your Socket-A processor.
The new splash screen seen during boot up. 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.
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For starters, AMD processors are quite good for overclocking and relatively inexpensive. Other than what we have noted here, the remaining features are the same gurbo the K7T Turbo-R, so you can refer to that board’s description in this article for more detail.
Most of the recent AMD Socket-A motherboards have included the hardware mechanism for changing the multiplier ratio settings of AMD processors, so this can be done easily. You can choose speeds between MHz and MHz now.
Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Once the two PCs are physically connecting, installing the software is easy and you end up with a USB network between the two machines. Although performance and overclocking results were not the best here, MSI does continue to deliver high quality and very stable products to hardware enthusiasts. Introduction The KTA was only released about a month ago, but this market is already turno up. Log in Don’t have an account?
The board is virtually identical to K7T Turbo-R, but with some interesting new features. Multipliers between 13 and 15 are now available.
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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. The Limited Edition crashed twice in 24 hours of stress testing compared to none in gurbo hours for the standard board. In general, the Limited Edition board is an enhanced version of the K7T Turbo-R, with more features and even higher quality construction. In keeping with those themes, the Tuebo chipset serve as a very affordable and mature solution for everyone.