Overall RAID 0 makes the computer feel quicker and more responsive in loading applications and large games, the only downside is the extra expense and the bit of extra time on Windows bootup as the RAID array is initialized. Apr 10, Posts: The huge one and I will use thermal adhesive. Fitted with an all-in-one monoblock which matches the Gigabyte Aorus aesthetic. Subscribe to our newsletter.

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Data Explorer Page By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. Asus A7V Page 8: I recently got one of Abit’s current socket A motherboards, chpiset past experience with the Abit KT7 RAID the previous version I knew I was in for a treat, Abit motherboards have built up an enviable reputation for building extra features and options on their motherboards.

Subscribe to our newsletter. The North Bridge chip has been equipped with an active cooler – that’s particularly important for experiments at higher FSB clocks.

Abit KT7A Chipset Cooler Fitment

Wed Nov 21, 4: Hardware monitoring – Including Fan speed, Voltages, System environment temperature 4. I must say I like Abit motherboards a lot, just about every motherboard I’ve had in the past few years, has been an Abit, I’ve gone from the BH6 through to the BE6 and now on with the KT7 series and they’ve all performed, and kept of performing consistently over the years.


Test Setup Page Blast from the past! Be sure to use plastic washers to protect the back of the motherboard from the screws.

Wed Nov 21, For a final gaming benchmark I tried out 3dmark and tried to get the highest possible score. The only reasons why chipset fansinks have fans is because they are designed for things lik Graphics cards where they can’t intrude on space designed for the next card down.

What fits the mounting holes on the KT7A?

Review: ABIT KT7A – Mainboard –

If you wait for the picture above to load you will see the memory benchmarks are taken at the various different settings and finally with the FSB maxed out at MHZ with all the various options in the Abit BIOS cchipset on for extra memory performance.

Fitted with an all-in-one monoblock which matches the Gigabyte Aorus aesthetic.

I just didn’y want to have to buy and hack to hell something to use. RAID 1 mirroring mode for data security 5.

Wed Nov 21, 2: Yorkshire it’s grim oop north Registered: Mon Nov 19, 4: So in another words – nothing fits Abit where among the first to fit a Fan on the Northbridge chipset, they set the trend, now heatsink and fans are common on nearly every recent motherboard Northbridge controller.

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Performance doesn’t vary especially much with the new KTA boards, they all essentially use the same components, the KTA and the new VIA B Southbridge which has native support for ATA transfer rates, the Abit does however offer lots of features to improve memory performance, these features aren’t implemented on all KT boards, and yet again Abit leads the pack in this area, the key area where Abit seem to lead is in the swift rectification of problems with the boards, usually this is a new BIOS release which fixes and improves speed and offers extra features.


Just about everyone plays games so lets see how the Abit copes with a few gaming benchmarks. Advanced Visualizer Page Sep 24, Posts: This makes the KTA chipset a very attractive option. We loved the board for its impressive performance and overclocking ability. Realistically, manufacturers will also have to make sure that their board design can work at the increased FSB. Wed Nov 21, 1: Provided that they already have a solid KT motherboard design, producing a KTA solution often requires little more than a few design tweaks and a drop in of the pin-compatible A North Bridge.