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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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It had its time

Advantages: Many slots, stable and cheap
Disadvantages: Its time is over

The GA-5AX is one of the best motherboards of its range out there. In work we have build at least 5 PC using them. It is very easy to install, and its manual explains everything with images and text aiding the installation speed. With 5 PCI, 2 ISA, ...

Corfian 11.06.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Gigabyte GA-5AX - motherboard - ATX - Socket 7 - ALADDiN V

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Good features but not so good quality!

Advantages: Good features - 5 pci, can have chips upto 550mhz, 768mb RAM capacity, easy to install
Disadvantages: Reliability and compatability issues, support non existent!

With 5 PCI and 2 ISA slots, bus speeds up to 125mhz, and support for k6-2 chips up to 550mhz, this board has a lot of features making it a very expandable board. I chose the board because it was the only one with 5 pci slots at the time.It was easy to ...

skyrack 12.06.2000 · Read full review
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Review of Gigabyte GA-5AX - motherboard - ATX - Socket 7 - ALADDiN V

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Lack of support

Advantages: Lovley board when it works
Disadvantages: Too many bugs, and a lack of support

Right I purchased the motherboard because my last motherboard blew. Installed it no problems, apart from a couple of the holes didn't match up. Not a problem. My system running sweet no problems except for a few bugs. The main one is when the bios b ...

stevejenks 15.03.2001 · Read full review
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Review of Gigabyte GA-5AX - motherboard - ATX - Socket 7 - ALADDiN V

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