Defaults Hard drive defragged before test runs. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture. At lower resolutions, the impact of the graphics card is diminished. The average desktop user won’t have much of a use for this technology, but anyone that is transferring a significant amount of data over gigabit Ethernet will enjoy the bus. It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. The northbridge itself is actively cooled by a colorful HSF unit, held on with a variation on the standard ABIT northbridge hold down mechanism.

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In some cases, the differences are fairly minute.

ABIT IC7-G (875P): Challenging the Overclocking Throne

It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays. When we get to the multitasking tests, the IC7-G really proves its mettle. Each set corresponds to a single memory channel. The four memory slots are two different colors; each color represents a dual-channel pair, so figuring out where to install modules is easy.

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Don’t get me wrong; I’m a big fan of bundles that give consumers more bang for their buck, but I ic7-v want to see creative and engineering energies diverted away from the actual products to arrays of accessories instead. In all our Direct3D gaming tests, one pattern holds pretty steady: Customize The Tech Report Note that the difference from top to bottom is only 1.


T HE LAST FEW motherboards I’ve reviewed have been packed with all sorts of extravagant extras that add a lot of value to the complete package, but don’t do much for the boards themselves. The memory test generally shows a bit more variation, but the Abit board is once again in the middle of the pack.

Abit’s inclusion of an AGP Pro slot on the IC7-G should attract graphics professionals looking to run workstation-class graphics cards, but it does sacrifice the board’s suitability for LAN gaming a iic7-g.

865PE/875P Motherboard Roundup June 2003 – Part 1: 20-way Shootout

This is one of the few boards that I have come across that I can find almost no fault in its layout whatsoever. Mainboard boxes generally don’t mean much in ic7-t grand scheme of things but this new box from ABIT does deserve notice. Like the packaging, the IC7-G board itself is understated. Iv7-g played with memory settings for weeks, timings and voltages as well, reinstalled XPPro several times, updated BIOS, got all newest drivers and run out of ideas About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile.

I wasn’t concerned, bad driver I thought. As if that weren’t enough, Abit peppers the IC7-G with an array of blue, turquoise, and purple components that even I know clash with the brown ueb. I’m thinking about getting a board instead.

Abit’s IC7-G motherboard – The Tech Report – Page 1

Contrast this with other manufacturers, where added features often seem like afterthoughts. The layout of this ic7-gg is nothing short of amazing. This of course is not going to be on your list of deal breakers, but ABIT taking the time to finally lay out the entire package in a professional manner is welcomed.


No Interruptions Day Shortbread. Note that this is a change. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

The board has everything an enthusiast might need, but doesn’t include more frivolous extras that the vast majority of users may never actually use. This is a stable board, though you can get yourself into trouble tweaking the SoftMenu settings, which may lead you to the conveniently marked CMOS clear jumper.

It is, however, rock solid and feature-rich. Single page Print The layout For a moment, Abit had a great thing going with the orange color scheme of its BH7 motherboard. Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.

For the number of slots, chips, and components present on the board, the IC7-G’s layout is actually quite spacious.

Just to the left of the socket is the iP northbridge. Notice that the IDE connectors themselves have been rotated 90 degrees so that the drive cables plug in parallel with the plane of the board.