On the other hand, this board is still of the ATX form factor, which not only negatively affects its production cost, but also prevents it from being installed into a compact chassis. In other words, we call upon the manufacturers to give the users back the exact memory clock rate setting. Cheap speakers and headphones can’t output low frequencies anyway. One usually expects to see more variety when dealing with a system board based on a chipset without integrated graphics. It just might be that the organization employees use exclusively old and particularly large-screen CRT monitors. The practical goal of our test is to find out if the CPU’s high overclocking potential is hindered by the board and to evaluate the board’s behavior in non-standard BIOS modes. RAM is set by using multiplier correction to the standard frequency for the modules being used, unless the manufacturer specifies methods for improving memory overclocking, in which case their effectiveness is also explored.

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He doesn’t want to pay more for the options that he doesn’t intend to use, but he does want to be able to install all the peripherals that he has accumulated and that require formally obsolete ports and connectors.

ECS NFORCE6M-A – 3.0 – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2+ – GeForce 6100

However, if the task turns into a mass-production, vendors begin to look for ways of optimizing the process. On the other hand, it isn’t possible to download a new version from the developer’s web-site, in contrast to Realtek. On one hand, the set of peripheral ports, BIOS settings etc. Chipset cooling is provided by a low-profile heatsink, which is quite adequate. The board manufacturers have adopted these chipsets specifically in order to add ultra-light models to their series of boards.


When manually setting memory clock rate in BIOS we are only given the option to limit the maximum clock rate while the specific value is set automatically. Besides, the solution suggests itself – intuitively such computers should be built using microATX boards with restricted functionality based on a chipset without an integrated graphics core. The nforcw6m-a has wiring for 3 additional audio-out sockets, which motherboarx be useful for utilizing the full potential of the 7. However, if lowering Hyper-Transport frequency, for example, doesn’t improve overclocking performance, the default multiplier is used instead.

The chance of the customer, who favors discrete graphics configurations, and whom we have mentioned in the introduction, being interested in such a system board is all the more small.

Write a comment below. For this reason, it is impossible for us, and any other review, to determine the overclocking potential of any board with megahertz precision.

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It is clear that rear panel’s space wasn’t used in a rational way. Sure, in order to assemble such computers one can take a cheap board with an integrated graphics core, which thankfully there is a variety of, and fit it with a graphics card using a corresponding port. However, there wouldn’t be anything wrong with using it for “office” needs.

In the above circumstances preferring a graphics card might be a deliberate choice of those, who have been making do with integrated graphics support in Windows XP. Control of computer wake on signal from USB-devices that are connected to the rear panel ports and additional port brackets.

Let “Auto” remain the default value for this setting, we have nothing against it. A rather ordinary choice of settings. English language user’s guide and a multi-language assembling instructions sheet; Cables: On the other hand, this board is still of the ATX form factor, which not only negatively affects its production cost, but also prevents it from being installed into a compact chassis.


Thus, a well-known misconception that the boards with integrated graphics are the cheapest ones would be disproved. Only the effectiveness of the automatic clock rate restore function deserves a positive mark. Cheap speakers and headphones can’t output low frequencies anyway. Drivers are also met with approval. The package doesn’t include a utility for updating BIOS and system drivers with an ability to search for the latest version on the manufacturer’s webs-site.

As we have mentioned earlier, heat emission of the modern single-bridge NVIDIA chipsets is relatively low, therefore, making active cooling an exception to the rule.

However, there is no guarantee that the board won’t choose an even lower value for some strange reason for certain expensive high-quality DDR modules.

However, having looked into the details and having heard the board’s audio output we find nothing terrible in the way it actually sounds. Imagine that some organization while ordering a certain number of computers for its nforce6m-aa office needs requires outboard graphics cards, regardless of the model, to be installed in each one.

It is mounted to the chassis using 6 screws, while the right edge up to the level of storage connectors remains unsecured. Video 3Digests Video cards: In such a case, of course, the supplier is free to have his opinion about the decision-makers, but doesn’t necessarily have a right to argue with them. Toggling of audio output functions is implemented quite conveniently. Board’s size is x mm a “narrowed” ATX.