Some connectors, however, can be difficult to reach because of installed expansion PCI cards I mean such connectors as meant for audio-ins, for additional USB ports and for front audio-outs. Wide functional possibilities and high quality of the boards were always the company’s pride. This is the first model in the “Red Lightning” series but whether it works as fast as a real lightning the tests will show. If Intel Pentium 4 based systems drop in prices it will be a rational way-out. For some years now, overclockers have become a major influence in the motherboard industry.

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Apart from manual distribution of interrupts and adjustment motherbaord memory timings there is a possibility to change a FSB frequency in 1 MHz steps, Vcore 1.

Voltages of the AGP bus and of the memory can be also regulated 1. Besides, there is a bracket with an additional USB port for the rear computer panel, and a cooler from Foxconn.

The board looks very attractive: The board also incorporates the Red Storm and Smart Doc technologies. Until moherboard Intel has developed only one chipset for the Pentium 4 processor which is the i There you can adjust memory timings, operation of mothergoard AGP bus and change a processor multiplier it is interesting that it isn’t locked in this pre-production sample.

EPoX EP-4BEAV – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – i845

Such a rich set of functions has caused some imperfections in the layout. The IDE Raid is a rather cheap and good way to increase the performance of the disc subsystem. Video 3Digests Video cards: Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. They weren’t really a name that was held in high regard by Power Users.


The first disc contains drivers for different Soltek boards, descriptions of a great mothherboard of Soltek boards in. The design of the package has changed. Recently Intel decided to stop production of Pentium III processors and to replace it with a low-speed Pentium 4 models. The board carries the Abit Engineered technology.

It is not clear, though, why the second serial port is located right on the board. Gigabyte have made themselves a reputation for delivering OEM quality boards, more designed for stability and integration into workstation and business environments rather than an overclocked rig.

Test results Test system: Unfortunately, the i supports only an asynchronous operation of the Mothedboard and the memory buses. The other disc has such programs as Virtual Drive 6. There are several drawbacks in the layout.

Intel 845 Chipset Review & Motherboard Roundup: September 2001

Wide functional possibilities and high quality of the boards were always the company’s pride. The BIOS is based on the v. The I45 contains a standard set of Abit’s programs: Besides, there is a CD with such programs as Norton Ghost 6. Gigabyte has been in the business of making motherboards for quite some time now; since to be exact.

EPoX EP-4BEAV – motherboard – ATX – Socket – i Overview – CNET

Besides, they are highly stable boards. Since in a number of applications their performance is the same, mootherboard just have to pay more, motherbosrd we? As a usual, apart from the integrated monitoring, the engineers supplied the board with the ASF chip which is installed in the place of the additional thermistor.


The board has only 3 switches: Such a high overclocking potential of the board doesn’t prevent mothebroard from working stably at rated and higher frequencies. This is the first model in the “Red Lightning” i84 but whether it works as fast as a real lightning the tests will show. The switches provided will help you change processor modes, clear the CMOS etc. For example, it will be difficult to insert memory modules with a video card being already installed into an AGP slot, or you can face difficulties when connecting cables to audio-ins and IDE Raid connectors if expansion cards are installed into PCI slots.

Power supply connectors and audio-ins are not in the best position, and memory slots will be hard to reach with a video card installed into an AGP slot.

It is interesting that the new chipset for the new processor works with the old memory type!