So what can we draw from the following numbers? All it can hope to measure accurately is the air temperature in the socket which is quite a big disappointment. Ships with the following: Mostly because it is the brand my local store carries this brand and if I have problems I’d like a brick and mortor location nearby. Under XP is fine. For the average home user playing a few games here and there and using office application on something like the AMD platform, the upgrade doesn’t make sense really.

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In this case, that means the Northbridge and Southbridge.

Thank you Allen for your help and advice. Apart from that we see nothing unusual here. User Name Remember Me? The odd niggling aspect of the design is there, but nothing to make you discard it completely. The notable additions include the USB 2.

MSI K7T266 Pro2-A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT266A

k7t2266 POV-Ray streams plenty of data from main memory to the CPU and back to perform its intensive calculations required to render our test scene.

There is alot of great help right here also if you have any questions. As you can see, the numbers fall exactly in line with the 1. This is the first motherboard directly supporting USB 2. If the password doesn’t match up, the board refuses to boot. One AGP 4X slot.


MSI K7TPro2 RU Motherboard Review –

A bad layout for me can be the difference between getting and ignoring a new motherboard, regardless of what features or performance it offers. We’ll be looking to add a Flask encoding run to future reviews if possible to illustrate the performance increases across a new chipset or CPU. About Us J7t266 Privacy Policy.

At MHz, the run takes 50 seconds. Firstly, the extra memory bandwidth provided by the KTA isn’t mightily impressive on this review sample.

Conclusion on performance So what can we draw from the following numbers? With 3DMark testing overall CPU, memory and graphics performance and Sandra providing the synthetic numbers, we have pretty much all bases covered. Not ideal at all. Taking a look at the picture audip the motherboard and starting at the top, we wudio see that the ATX connector is to the left of the CPU socket, right in the corner.

Something like DivX encoding should see a handy increase in encoding speed, knocking a fair few minutes off the time of a usual full length movie encoding.

I didn’t install the extra Windows software component due to k7tt266 being a prp2 motherboard but rest assured the hardware side of things works well. Well let’s take a look at the chipset specs before we make our way to MSI’s implementation of it. Load of room around the socket is always a welcome bonus. The KT is almost universally regarded as quite slow, hard to make work and it’s generally unloved.


Everything else is standard. There is no conventional thermistor in the socket to measure CPU temperature. If you don’t, then check www. Sandra Memory Bandwidth Benchmark 9 x The software integrates with the screensaver to provide extra security. I know quite a few reviews of motherboards are done outside of a case in the confines of a testing area.

It’s nice to see different k77t266 being used on motherboard PCB’s to make a change from the usual green. The answers at first glance appears to be very well and a resounding yes! The time now is The jumperless aspect of aidio board is great since fiddling around on with jumpers to adjust things that the BIOS was made to take care of is silly.