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Gigabyte GA-7VTXE Motherboard Review (Page 2)

By: Mike Wright from Jan 5, 2002 @ 23:00 CST
TweakTown Rating: 80%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Specifications

Yeah, I know...

Specifications can be a bit dry, but its important to be able to see what is offered with this board so that we can make a valid comparison to others in its class. So here's what we have in regards to the GA-7VTXE motherboard:

- CPU

Supports AMD Athlon 700Mhz - 1.4Ghz @ 200Mhz FSB

Supports AMD Athlon 1.0Ghz - 1.4Ghz @ 266Mhz FSB

Supports AMD Athlon XP 1500+ - 2000+ @ 266Mhz FSB

Supports AMD Duron 600MHz - 1.2Ghz @ 200Mhz FSB

Reserves Support for Future AMD Socket A CPU's

- Chipset

VIA KT266A (Northbridge)

VIA VT8233 Integrated Peripheral Controller (Southbridge)

- Memory

3x 184-pin DDR PC1600/PC2100 (3GB Max)

- Expansion Slots

1x AGP (Supports 1X, 2X and 4X)

5x PCI

- Expansion Ports

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

1 PS2 Mouse Port

4 USB Ports (2 rear accessible, 2 via expansion bracket)

1 Serial Port

1 Parallel Port

1 Line In

1 Line Out

1 Mic In

1 Game Port

- Onboard Audio

Creative CT5880 sound chip using AC'97 CODEC

- Special Features

FSB and Vcore adjustable from BIOS

Dual BIOS

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