This situation is not present only with this motherboard, I’ve seen it now on about 3 different models all DDR boards from different manufacturers. You won’t find any CNR slots on this board which is a welcome change from the unusable CNR slots we’ve become accustomed to seeing on motherboards. Designed for the LANer, or if you have to transport your PC alot, this little white clip prevents the video card from being bumped out. The system would simply hang after the Starting Windows text prompt appeared after the first reboot in the installation process. Thursday , August 09, Author:
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Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. I 8kba all in favor of having board makers going to a “jumperless” design, and EPoX has come very close for us on the 8KHA. USB – 2 standard rear connectors with 2 more headers on the board for a total of 6 possible. The board is very high performing and was the only one out of 8kna three to actually match the performance of the KTA reference board we looked at almost two months ago.
Epox 8KHA KT266 Motherboard Review
We tried multiple cards to no avail. The system would simply hang after the Starting Windows text prompt appeared after the first reboot in the installation process. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website.
Located to the rear of the board’s DIMM memory slots, toward the top corner of the board, are some capacitors that are mounted near the corner. This should provide a decent upgrade path for future considerations. We hypothesized that this could be a problem of delivering sufficient power to the AGP slot for the higher clocked Ti however once Windows was properly installed, the Ti worked just fine.
I do actually take the time to completely install the board in a case when I’m reviewing it, to see if there are any “little” problems or issues that may have gone unnoticed.
EPoX Computer EP-8KHA, Socket A, AMD Motherboard
Kyle also briefly touched on his theories about the KT situation in his last review of a different KT board posted 8hka. If the board stops on a certain code, you can look it up in your manual and find out exactly what the motherboard is telling you is not working.
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Actually, it is the cleanest that I have ever seen. The layout around the Socket A is very, very clean. One thing that is absent from the board are a lot of jumpers for configuration and overclocking. These two LED displays come up with post codes which you find in the back of your motherboard manual. All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Although the chipset was introduced to the public last year, the first KT boards seemed to arrive with different issues relating to system stability, and most of the boards received a less than warm welcome from the hardware testing community.
The correct settings are marked both in the manual and silk screened onto the board. If the installer is unaware of the capacitors and simply sticks the drive in the case, shoving it rearward while mounting, they could break off or damage these components. Designed for the LANer, or if you have to transport your PC alot, this little white clip prevents the video card from being bumped out. We noticed no decrease in stability because of it.
Instead, what is provided here is the added PCI slot for a total of 6 on the board. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. Those voltage regulators on the back didn’t hinder overclocking. This information will also give you something to look for if you are considering a new case for your PC. It appears now that the KT based motherboards are getting ready to step up to the call and start going head to head with the other DDR based solutions out on the market today.
The utilization of V-Link is an important step up for computer motherboards. Although I know there are people out there somewhere that have an AMR device probably a modem in their system, I have yet to meet or talk directly to anyone that does. Site design and front-end production by mike kane.
If you are epoz a mainboard soon and are thinking about OCing that board, you will certainly want to add EPoX to your list of possibles. Another point I did want to peox about the board’s physical properties is something that I’ve noticed lately with different boards and how they mount, or sit, in some small to medium cases.
It is something I felt should be mentioned, so a potential buyer does not inadvertently damage their board.