I’m pretty sure it’s either the board or the CPU, but I can’t figure out which based on my problems. If that’s the case, I’m not prepared to do anything like that just yet. Previous Page Next Page. Mon Sep 09, 4: I’ll agree that it could be the board or cpu. Like all ABIT boards I’ve had, this board features 6 PCI slots – a very welcome addition because there are no worries about using up all the slots, and it also allows you to place quite a few cards and still leave gaps between the graphics card and your PCI cards to ensure good airflow.

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JohnMcboy Ars Praetorian Tribus: First was the difficulty in fitting the Alpha due to the close proximity of the components to the mounting holes, as described above.

You can find products similar to this one for sale below. It’s also worth noting PC is only supported in 2 slots max, as is unbuffered PC The Hptt socket itself is also in a great position and includes the 4 mounting holes, crucial for fitting high end water cooling gear, and high end heatsinks like my own Alpha PAL The ATX power connector is the standard type, and has been placed right at the top of the board – this is a welcome feature, as the ATX power cable will not obstruct the heatsink fan in this position.


– ABIT KX (Via KT chipset) motherboard

Jul 26, Posts: I would still check that just to be sure. Mon Sep 09, Mon Sep 09, 5: Put everything back together and connected a spare W PSU and everything was fine for another 4 hours, until exactly the same thing happened again.

According the the group the later boards, revision 1. I eventually got the board up and running and installed Windows using a spare Duron Subscribe to our Newsletter.

The board uses a standard ATX back plate, and as such one is not provided in the box. Infact the only complaint about the layout is a minor one – the floppy connector is at the very bottom hpg the board when it could have done with being in the middle, given that most floppy drives are mounted in that area.

Abit KX7-333R KT333 Motherboard Review

This is a smart decision as not many people own devices that require these slots anymore and they abti end up taking up space on the motherboard that can be used for other things. I’d say 7 times out of 10 it will not work.

I’ve read about unlocking the CPU, but I haven’t read abih to do this. Apr 11, Posts: Previous Page Next Page. I assume doing that voids the warranty?

The layout is again almost identical to the KX so I won’t explain it all again, but there are a few important differences.


Abit KXR KT Motherboard Review

There is also a temperature sensor located inside the hppt which is where most motherboard monitor software gets its CPU temperature readings. Some of the holes have components right up to the edge, and on the reverse of the board the tracks on the PCB also approach the side of the holes.

Mon Sep 09, abif I’m pretty sure it’s either the board or the CPU, but I can’t figure out which based on my problems. It doesn’t have a FSB jumper on the board.

Abit KX7-333 / KX7-333R BIOS B6

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. Once it was all in the case, the problems started.

Something others and I have found with the board though is that the system temperature probe is very inaccurate. Installation of the board hph a nightmare. Not a major complaint, but something to watch out for when fitting the board. May 20, Posts: Originally posted by Al: Originally posted by ttimoney: I’m doing this with a minimal setup, board, cpu, memory and video card only Pht I first power up the machine and it has a clear CMOS everthing is happy.