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Gigabyte 8INXP E7205 Motherboard Review

By: Cameron Johnson | Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 19, 2002 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%Manufacturer: Gigabyte Technology



All we can say is this board rules. E7205 on the desktop platform is one of the best things ever for the Intel Pentium 4. No more needing expensive RDRAM to take full advantage of the Pentium 4's high speed bus, now you can get it with cheaper, mainstream Dual Channel DDR memory.


Gigabyte has made a super adoption on this chipset. The stability and overclocking are unbelievable. Out test system was able to hit 182Mhz FSB with an extremely stable operating memory and CPU system.


Feature wire, the Gigabyte board has some superb features like Dual RAID, Dual BIOS, Gigabit Ethernet and Dual Power systems. Firewire would have been nice for this board but we can't have everything.


In all Gigabyte have put together a board that is more than worthy of a full 10 out of 10, but with a few minor gripes in hand we can't give it perfect rating this time - but we can give it the next best thing.














Gigabit Ethernet


Dual Power




12V aux power connector placed poorly


No Firewire


Rating: 9.5 out of 10 and TweakTown Editors Choice Award



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