The A7V is a fairly standard motherboard from ASUS that manages to attain a good balance between an attractive board for OEMs as well as an enthusiast-class solution. To be honest I was too chicken to test this, but I will take their word for it. You can either use an extension on the CPU fan connector or reorient the fan so that the cable is closest to the fan connector on the motherboard. Based on the CMI chip, it supplies a quite high quality sound with supported 5. Normally, we don’t complain too much about layouts, unless there are some serious issues which was the case with the A7V
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ASUS A7V – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT Overview – CNET
ASUS has been a favorite of ours for quite some time; their commitment to engineering excellence has given them a leg up on the competition when it comes to competency in board manufacturing. Asus are well known for quality of build in their products.
The A7V is a fairly standard motherboard from ASUS that manages to attain a good balance between an attractive board for OEMs as well as an enthusiast-class solution. The board worked just fine with all of the other DDR memory we tested. A simple BIOS option that most other motherboard manufacturers offer would clear up this frustration in an instant.
You can either use an extension on the CPU fan connector or reorient the fan so that the cable is closest to the fan connector on the motherboard. There are two items here that aa7v333 stand out.
ASUS A7V333 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT333 Series
The on board audio is better than most on board audio solutions that are offered to date. Oftentimes, manufacturers will use cheap North Bridge fans, which end up contributing to a noisy system, something ASUS has also managed to eliminate with this design. Log in Don’t have an account? What was the best tech product of ?
You can disable the controller through an on-board jumper but it’s much more convenient to have the option in the BIOS. Of the three memory slots that are on-board, we were happy to find out that you can populate all three, without sacrificing the stability of the motherboard. Our biggest issue with this RAID controller is that it does not offer the ability to select different stripe sizes other than 64KB and thus limits performance tremendously 64KB stripe sizes are far from ideal for most desktop applications.
To be honest I was too chicken to test this, but I will take their word for it. We’re not sure whether the problem is z7v333 to Kingston or ASUS at this point; seeing aus how the memory worked fine in every other motherboard we’re betting the blame is with ASUS for this one.
Normally, we don’t complain too much about layouts, unless there are some serious issues which was the case with the S7v333 The AGP Pro50 slot really only makes sense z7v333 workstation-users, as the only cards that require it are made by 3D Labs. Other than z7v333 issue with Kingston memory, the A7V exhibited no stability problems during our testing even with all three DIMM slots populated.
Q-Fan technology controls the speed of the fans on the system according to system load and slows them down or speeds them up accordingly.
Although you can adjust the setting, the actual voltage being fed to the processor was asuss adjusted; we’re hoping this is a BIOS issue and will be fixed shortly. The picture above gives us a view of the ports available with this motherboard, showing full legacy support I doubt a manufacturer such as ASUS that puts great store in on board features will go down the same route as ABit for a while with their legacy free AT7 motherboard.
ASUS was one of the first boards to offer Thoroughbred support, though the version of the BIOS that is currently available wouldn’t allow us to change asud core voltage of the Thoroughbred processor. The other problem we have with the ASUS board is that you cannot disable the Promise BIOS from loading, which increases boot time tremendously as the controller searches for q7v333 devices attached to it.
With the prevalence of home networks and broadband internet, we would assume ASUS would find that a more valuable feature than the on-board Firewire, if they had to make a choice between the two. Many people dislike having on board sound, so if its a pro or con is too hard to say. a7v333
ASUS A7V Motherboard Review
Click to find out more. Whether this is truly needed in a performance board is of course debatable.
The A7V motherboard is no exception. CMedia – 6 Channel. This fanless design makes a lot of sense and it’s quite common on Intel-based motherboards for some reason, we’d like to see the same continue in boards from other manufacturers as well. Just as with the passive North Bridge cooling mentioned above, we’d like to see more motherboard manufacturers follow in ASUS’ footsteps with this design.