However, the inclusion of rear SPDIF ports is a nice touch that might make up for this loss to some users. But before I delve into the details of the board’s integrated peripherals, let’s take a peek at the layout. In the begining it like once a week maybe. However, because of the penetration of IEEE in the DV camera market, the standard cannot be ignored, thus we like to see manufacturers support the spec even if Intel won’t. Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! This will cause users to drop the top drive bay for the 2nd or 3rd bay, making the front of your case look quite ridiculous. Asus CUSL2 rev 1.

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Thankfully this will be replaced with a quieter ait in the near future. Instead, they’ve concentrated on refining features, improving performance, and tweaking that all-important SoftMenu BIOS in an attempt to give consumers the best motherboard possible.

I was hoping someone here could shed light on some observations. I’m thinking about getting a board instead. You’ll need to choose a username for the site, which only take a couple of moments here.

Shouldn’t there be some reference to too? This is not comforting since the IC7-G has the P chipset.

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The biggest difference is in Serial ATA support. The PAT Inhel Acceleration Technology feature built into the chipset helps reduce memory latencies which subsequently helps boost the speed of the system by a significant margin. In the final dialog window, I was asked chipsrt restart the computer. No Interruptions Day Shortbread.


The IC7-G doesn’t glow in the dark or come packaged with the kitchen sink, but it does deliver a smart array of integrated peripherals, a robust BIOS, and the promise of blistering performance.

Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing Though there is a bit of performance degradation, the difference is minute. I guess no cause for concern on my part. Customize The Tech Report T HE LAST FEW motherboards I’ve reviewed have been packed with all sorts of extravagant extras that add a lot of chupset to the complete package, but don’t do much for the boards themselves.

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IC7-G with latest Intel Chipset Driver v6.2.1.1001 from Abit

But no references ic7- Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Thus far, Abit has shied away from opulent bundles. Richard Hopkins, Nov 14, Steam names the best-selling games of Did Abit screw up by providing the wrong driver or is this just a quirkiness of Intel documentation? Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to fill in for Chuckula over the holidays.


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Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. As we mentioned before, ABIT’s P series of boards comes with a very loud North Bridge fan, which is certainly an annoyance if you desire a silent system.

TomG, Nov 13, But there were a number of mystifying aspects chipsett this whole thing. Log in Don’t have an account? But before I delve into the details of the board’s integrated peripherals, let’s take a peek at the layout.

As we said in our ASUS P4C Deluxe reviewmost desktop users will find this feature to be nice instead of necessary; but there will always be those who desire this capability for something a little more intell than everyday desktop usage. You get the same bundle minus the Serillel 2 adapter of course and most importantly the IC7 keeps the same excellent BIOS options for overclocking and performance tweaking.