These newer Pentium III processors rival the Athlon in business and gaming benchmarks, and beat the Athlon in some high-end applications like Photoshop. Inside Information – Gordon Laing on the potential benefits of renting software online. This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. The Asus K7M motherboard is a good example of the new breed of higher-quality Athlon mainboards that are becoming available. If a person wanted to see a Slot A board, they would have to go into a back room and view it from there, but only upon request. The only difference was that there were two drivers for Windows 98 on the Asus CD which had to be installed to get everything to work. Good Rating Intel B:

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This is because Intel has already overclocked it as far as it will go. Careers and apprenticeships Equal opportunities Vacancies Apprenticeships.

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It was not until the next year that some manufacturers cautiously showed off their AMD offerings. Advanced Search Watchlist Search history Search help.

Business Matters – Brian Clegg says the light revolution is nearer than you think. The capacitors along the Slot-A socket on the K7M are large, a sign of a good, mulrimedia motherboard. Latest News Latest Videos. Page navigation Document information Table of contents Similar titles. Awesome Josh, you should post stuff like this more often. The Asus K7M is a great board for overclocking the Athlon processor using higher bus settings.


But this is the limit on the bus setting for this core, so this chip is maxed-out.

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Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Built-in Audio on K7M is undesirable on a high-end motherboard Audio-modem riser slot is not needed on a high-end motherboard K7M is more expensive than BX motherboards The Intel “B” can not be zsus further Note: Integrated audio was still uncommon back in the day.

Kodak DVC – Webcam with problem drivers. Now that all of the political discussion is out of the way, it is time to take a look at the K7M as a motherboard solution for the Athlon platform. The Asus K7M motherboard is a good example of the new breed of higher-quality Athlon mainboards that are becoming available. Of course if you’d rather use your own sound card, the nultimedia codec can be disabled through the board’s BIOS setup muptimedia via a jumper block located above the third PCI slot.

Services for libraries National interlibrary loan International interlibrary loan. As a motherboard manufacturer, ASUS’ products have always ranked among the highest in stability, reliability and performance.

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Also, there is no reason to incorporate a sound chip on the motherboard, and we don’t think high-end motherboards need an audio-modem riser slot either.

Electronic books The e-book database EBC. Through the use of a relatively inexpensive AMR card, OEMs and system integrators can extend the AD’s capabilities to provide for mulfimedia soft modem connection as well. Later BIOS revisions helped a bit, but the was not going to be pushed much further.


Make sure you use the blue slot with your ATA device!!! The K7M is a classic.

However, MHz is well within the operational range of the Katmai-core, so if the multiplier is set low enough 4xthen the bus frequency can be increased to MHz without risking instability. I haven’t had the heart to throw it away. Microsoft’s second shot at the handheld market. Show all assus and issues.

One thing that always amused me greatly was that Asus, Gigabyte, and other motherboard manufacturers would refuse to show Slot A boards on the floor of Comdex because they feared that Intel would come down upon them like a ton of bricks. So for those Intel fans out there who have been wondering if setup for the Athlon was more involved, the answer is really no. It was almost as if ASUS didn’t want to associate themselves with the K7M but they did want to produce it and naturally enjoy the profits from what would eventually grow to be one of the most demanded motherboards from the Athlon community.

Winbench 99 average of 4 runs: A trio of praise that most motherboard manufacturers can only multlmedia of achieving, and something that ASUS is very well known for in the industry.