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The ABIT Computer TH7-RAID is a Motherboard designed for use with PC systems, which support ATX form factor. Built around the Intel chipset, it efficiently. Apr 16, Chipset. Model, Intel Northbridge, Southbridge, ICH2. Bus type, QDR , MHz, 64 bit. Bus bandwith, MB/s. RAM type (1). Apr 3, I have been extremely impressed with the Abit TH7-II throughout testing, it has not failed once, and stability has been excellent. Despite.

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Does this motherboard deserve to carry the ABIT name? Abit has always been the overclocker’s choice, as they implement numerous features that other manufacturers do not, such as the very easy to use SoftMenu III system.

Another popular program is Seti, many overclockers are in teams, and they always want the fastest performance possible when running Seti. CuttinHobo I heard he prefers to be called a Seth Lord If the boot up is successful, the display will show FF. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Next I decided to try Quake 3, but this time using a higher resolution to see if the increased bandwidth still had an effect.

There is also a retaining clip for the AGP card, so any LAN gamers will not find it coming loose when they are moving their boxes around. This utilised a socket and was used with the original PIV, the Willamette.

I ran a few more tests to see if the memory bandwidth was a limiting factor. The Rambus options are for the divider, which can be set at MHz for a 3x divider, MHz for a 4x divider, or set to Auto. It may lack things like USB2, 6 channel audio, etc, but it more than makes up for it in the stability and performance. Log in Don’t have an account? This can be overcome with a modified bios that allows up to 1.

Board Features The TH7-II is a well specified board, and comes supplied with everything abih could need to get it up and running. To top it off, the board now features a much better diagnostic tool for better troubleshooting. Intel Pentium IV 1. Another interesting feature we found on the TH7 are the two buttons beside the diagnostic display.


The increase here is only 2 fps, but it’s still an increase. I have also benchmarked the board with two different settings, to test the performance of the Rdram when running at PC speeds. Building on their laurels after the abiit they achieved with that board, they have now introduced the TH7-II, for abif with socket PIV. Another good feature that has been implemented is the use of a diagnostic display, which can show error codes and allow quick and easy diagnosis of any problems that might occur when installing the board.

Even a quick glance reveals something a little unusual in the bottom left corner of the board. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. One neat new feature we found on the TH7 is a diagnostic tool similar to that found on some EPoX boards. I can’t imagine any heat sink having problems fitting in the expansive area Abit has left open.

The manual features a comprehensive list of the error codes, and it does work. The area around the socket is also clear from obstructions, and will allow for a substantial heat sink to be applied.

Abit TH7-RAID Motherboard Overview – CNET

During the boot up process the two digit display with show two hexadecimal numbers, corresponding to the initialization steps the motherboard is making. In smaller cases, things could get really ugly. The reason I am running at bus, which is overclocked right from the start, is to get an even comparison of the Rdram running at both speeds. ABIT Computer Corporation are known for making some of the best, most overclockable, highest quality and fastest motherboards we have ever seen this side of Mars.

Intel Motherboard Roundup: September by Mike Andrawes on September 12, abjt ABIT has always been known for providing gh7 best overclocking results, which is exactly what most hardware enthusiasts like about ABIT.



The TH7-II is a well specified board, and comes supplied with everything you could need to get it up and running. There is also a list of Abit contact details in the back should you encounter any troubles.

Something else that will appeal to overclockers, is abiy addition of micro strips on the back of the motherboard, underneath the mosfets and capacitors which are used for the supply of current to the CPU. Click to find out more. With an older Willamette, the vcore allowed is up to 2.

The choice of boards with the i chipset is quite limited, as it generally costs more than an equivalent board with the i chipset. Three-high USB ports and a vertical audio port configuration.

I ran the test five times at each speed, and each time the difference ranged between points. I have been extremely impressed with the Abit TH7-II throughout testing, it has not failed once, and stability has been excellent. The i does not officially support this speed, that will not be implemented until the ie later on this year, but the Abit board had no trouble running at that speed, which provides some future proofing in these fast moving times. LG HU85L projector needs but two inches to cast a 90″ picture.

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If the system fails during startup, you can refer to the manual for the error code to help determine what went wrong. For example, ABIT have used a different and better, I feel, retention mechanism to lock the abt down on the Intel Pentium 4 processor in the Socket compared to the Intel reference design – And that’s really just the beginning.