The manual for the K7M was very good, almost as good as an Abit manual, but not quite as comprehensive. Integrated audio was still uncommon back in the day. Nice computer, it was my 4th PC and my first PC used at university. Business Matters – Brian Clegg says Apple’s designs may become a crutch for performance. Exzellenzcluster — Topoi DataCite

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ASUS K7M – motherboard – ATX – Slot A – AMD-751 Series

Also, there are many reports of the Athlon being very overclockable by changing the multiplier setting, which requires either an add-on dip switch card, or some soldering on the circuit board. 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.

Luckily we didn’t have to k77m too much about answering that question because in virtually no time at all, multmedia were reports of ASUS demoing their Athlon motherboard known as the K7M. While AMD’s focus has slightly changed in recent times from not wanting anything to do with chipsets to more of a “we’ll develop chipsets for every major jump in technology” stance, the fact of the matter remains that at the time the best move for ASUS was to implement VIA’s A as the South Bridge on the K7M.


ASUS K7M AMD 750/VIA 686A Slot-A ATX

The K7M was a very solid board for being an introductory product. Inside Information – Cordon Laing chooses his smarter chips from the current flavours. Business Matters – Intelligent search k7k may help ecommerce take off says Brian Clegg.

Awesome Josh, you should post stuff like this more often. Table of contents — Volume 23 Show all volumes and issues Tables of content are generated automatically and are based on records of articles contained that are available in the TIB-Portal index. Business Matters – Brian Clegg says the light revolution is nearer than you think. Few other products of the time included such a perk.

These newer Pentium III processors rival the Athlon in business and gaming benchmarks, and beat the Athlon in some high-end applications like Photoshop.

I didn’t have any contacts at Asus, and I ran a computer business on the side Athlons and Intel P4s triplicate the power: The capacitors along the Slot-A socket on the K7M are large, a sign of a good, stable motherboard. This move actually didn’t help them too much in the long run as marketing pressure from Intel muktimedia to be much worse on those companies that implemented VIA based solutions than on those that simply used AMD chipsets. ,ultimedia never actually saw one of those cards in the flesh.

But this is the limit on the bus setting for this core, so this chip is maxed-out. Motherboards May 8, – multimdeia The motherboard we received had the two additional USB ports, and the built-in audio, but not the IR interface or health monitoring cable. Careers and apprenticeships Equal opportunities Vacancies Apprenticeships. Advanced Search Watchlist Search history Search help.


Athlon and K7M Review

Then again, with the Athlon being the slowest CPU you can purchase for the K7M, having a software based sound codec won’t do too much damage in terms of overall performance. If you thought mobo audio quality ,ultimedia bad now My old lady has tried to make me clean out the man cave twice of all my old PC parts.

Post Mulyimedia Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. I just remember being amazed by how compact it was after using the SD Reading desks and facilities Computer workstations Printing — photocopying — scanning Wireless LAN Interactive whiteboards Study cubicles Workstation for the blind and visually impaired.

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Services for libraries National interlibrary loan International interlibrary loan. Overall, this is the best Athlon motherboard we have seen yet. According to Asus, the optional items on the K7M include: What good is a multimediz processor if there are no reliable motherboards to run it on? It was still bigger and definitely “more busy” in terms of components spaced through the board than most other ATX boards at the time.