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Foxconn A88GM Deluxe (AMD 880G) Motherboard (Page 5)

By Sean Kalinich from Jun 30, 2010 @ 8:44 CDT
TweakTown Rating: 85%Manufacturer: Foxconn


We would like to thank the following companies for supplying and supporting us with our test system hardware and equipment FOXCONN, AMD, Kingston and Cooler Master and Sceptre.

Working with the Foxconn A88GM Deluxe was an interesting thing. When we first started playing with it we had multiple problems running our Phenom II x6. For some reason the board would lock up continuously during the POST. We found that we could work around this by plugging in a keyboard and mouse directly to the system instead of using our KVM.

After we flashed the BIOS to the latest one we managed to get past the KVM + P II x6 issue. The installation of Windows 7 x64 was fast and clean. It was not until we had to deal with the install software that things got messy again. Foxconn has one of the worst install utilities we have worked with. The graphics are eye-watering, and the one step install requires you to install the Chipset drives first.

In general our build experience with the A88GM Deluxe was not terrible, but it should have been better.

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