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ECS A780GM-A 780G Motherboard

By: Cameron Johnson | Socket AM3/AM3+ in Motherboards | Posted: Jun 7, 2008 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 75%Manufacturer: Elitegroup Computer Systems

BIOS

 

 

ECS has been one of the biggest users of AMI Megatrends' BIOS. From its look, there is very little difference in appearance compared to the Award 6 Modular. There are very little overclocking options, but the options that are there are under the Frequency/Voltage Control menu.

 

 

Buses

 

CPU Over-clocking Function: 200MHz to 400MHz in 1MHz increments

 

Voltages

 

CPU Voltage: +0 to +253mV in various increments

 

Overclocking

 

 

Unfortunately, without any real voltage adjustments or HT link dividers we didn't get past 208MHz FSB; so this board is not aimed at overclockers.

 

Important Editor Note: Our maximum overclocking result is the best result we managed in our limited time of testing the motherboard. Due to time constraints we weren't able to tweak the motherboard to the absolute maximum and find the highest possible FSB, as this could take days to find properly. We do however spend at least a few hours overclocking every motherboard to try and find the highest possible overclock in that time frame. You may or may not be able to overclock higher if you spend more time tweaking, or as new BIOS updates are released. "Burn-in" time might also come into play if you believe in that.

 

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