Other than what we have noted here, the remaining features are the same as the K7T Turbo-R, so you can refer to that board’s description in this article for more detail. Over the past week we have looked at the solutions from ABIT and EPoX , and we concluded that they are both very impressive, each with their own unique features, and both deliver decent performance and stability. The Final Version of KT? Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. It will be interesting to see if those values work and whether the board would will accept the new Palomino core Athlon’s.
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It’s clear, however, that MSI is looking to the future with this board. There are several reasons why the KTA market is so popular these days. Once again, it is capable of providing basic sound for normal users, but for anything more, you really should go with a hardware-based PCI sound card. This could be due to a BIOS that is still beta, but it’s hard to tell until the final version is available.
The Final Version of KT?
MSI K7T Turbo Lite3 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT133A
However, the chipset will only allow you to run your memory thrbo with the FSB if you set the frequency to MHz or higher. Log in Don’t have an account?
In keeping with those themes, the KTA chipset serve as a very affordable and mature solution for everyone. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Make sure you read the guide in order to fully unleash the power in your Socket-A processor. The Limited Edition crashed twice in 24 hours of stress testing compared to none in 48 hours for the standard board.
It will be interesting to see if those values work and whether the board would will accept the new Palomino core Athlon’s. Multipliers between 13 and 15 are now available. However, ksi those who still want to keep some of their ISA devices, the K7T Turbo is just not going to be the right choice. We were lucky enough to receive a pre-production sample of the K7T Turbo from MSI for evaluation purposes, and it’s time to see how it compares with other KTA motherboards.
Instead, ms multipliers higher than the default multiplier of your chip were selectable, which would be a problem when trying to lower the multiplier of your chip in order to raise the FSB. Although the highest FSB we have successfully achieved on the KTA is MHz, the added values above should provide more headroom for extreme overclockers.
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Other than what we have noted here, the remaining features are the same as the K7T Turbo-R, so you can refer to that board’s description in this article for more detail.
MSI has stated that a new BIOS would solve the problem, but we have yet to receive it, so make sure you check up on this before purchasing if it affects you.
One thing to watch out for is that the original engineering sample we received did not support the full range of CPU clock multipliers 5 to The only problem we ran into with the board was stability, which was not particularly bad, but not up to par with the standard K7T Turbo-R.
Log in Don’t have an account? Most of the recent AMD Socket-A motherboards have included the hardware mechanism for changing the multiplier ratio settings of AMD processors, so this can be done easily.
However, keep in mind that this is a pre-production board, so the shipping version may be slightly different. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
We also noticed multiplier values between 13 and 15 are now available, something that no other KTA board can do to this point. For starters, AMD processors are quite good for overclocking and relatively inexpensive. In general, the Limited Edition board is an enhanced version of the K7T Tuurbo, with more features and even higher quality construction. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Of course the board comes with a slightly higher price tag, but if you want the absolute best KTA product from MSI, this is a board you can’t miss.
K7T Turbo (MS vB) MSI MicroStar Motherboard Mainboard Driver Manual BIOS
The new splash screen seen during boot up. MSI always produces high quality motherboard solutions, and they are now directly competing with the likes of ABIT and ASUS when it comes to features, especially overclocking tufbo tweaking features.
Although performance and overclocking results were not the best here, MSI does continue to deliver high quality and very tufbo products to hardware enthusiasts. Once the two PCs are physically connecting, installing the software is easy and you end up with a USB network between the two machines.