Review : Gigabyte GA-7VAX Athlon Motherboard

Posted on Sunday, November 17 2002 @ 6:35 CET by Thomas De Maesschalck
And over at Techseekers they reviewed the Gigabyte GA-7VAX Athlon Motherboard :
Today we are going to look at Gigabytes KT400 based GA-7VAX. This is the standard board without all the extras that the VAXP has. It is aimed more at the budget end of the market but still maintaining quality and speed known to Gigabyte.

The KT400 chipset is VIAs first chipset to support 8x AGP as well as 400Mhz operation of the Memory interface. (More on this later) .The Memory interface is tricky ground because DDR400 is not a JEDEC standard yet and some modules differ in operation at that speed. This is the reason behind the compatibility list that Gigabyte has prepared covering DDR400 memory operation.
Nice PCB color <img src='' alt='' align='absmiddle' BORDER=0>

Review Link : Techseekers

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Thomas De Maesschalck

Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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