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Shoddy shoddy shoddy

Advantages: Fast and reliable
Disadvantages: dodgy soundcard support

I have read opinions and tests on this board and decided to use it in a system I was building for someone. Installing the 800MHz Athlon and all of the opther components was a breeze - as sadi before, it really is great having the jumperless design. Ho ...

pgarbutt 23.08.2000 · Read full review
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Review of ASUS VIA KX133 Chipset K7V - mainboard - ATX - KX133

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A Great Board, only one slight problem

Advantages: Reliability, Speed, 4xUSB, ASUS support
Disadvantages: No support for TBird and Duron, slightly more expensive than some

...I recently upgraded my Celeron 333 to a shiny new Athlon 700. After scouring the hardware review sites i settled on the ASUS K7V as the board of choice. The board is well designed and well made. Installation was a breeze thanks to the comprehensive manual ...

SteveP 06.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of ASUS VIA KX133 Chipset K7V - mainboard - ATX - KX133

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Faster PC's

Advantages: Fast - stable - loves games - latest features
Disadvantages: might cost you a little more than most boards

...If you have ever considered building ur own PC but not sure what motherboard or CPU to use then consider AMD Althon with a Asus K7v motherboard they are stable, extremely quick compared to almost every other motherboard on the market (abit being the other ...

johnnyReaper 03.10.2000 · Read full review
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Review of ASUS VIA KX133 Chipset K7V - mainboard - ATX - KX133

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Should not be on sale!

Advantages: Cheap, range of features.
Disadvantages: Dire AGP slot

I brought this board because it was the cheapest I could find to go with my AMD K62-500. It has 5 PCI and 2 ISA slots (one is shared) and bosts dual bios in case you get a virus or the first one gets corrupted. The bios contains a good range of features l ...

neuro 10.11.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Gigabyte GA-5AX - motherboard - ATX - Socket 7 - ALADDiN V

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Very stable board.

Advantages: Great stability.
Disadvantages: PS/2 ports can cause problems.

This was my first venture into self build PC's and I'm glad I chose this motherboard. The installation was simple helped by the generally helpful manual. I paired it with an AMD K6/2 450Mhz and 2X64mb PC100 sticks of ram. It was a smooth fast install wit ...

wollington 30.05.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Gigabyte GA-5AX - motherboard - ATX - Socket 7 - ALADDiN V

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