Well, Abit listened to those users and have revised the IT7-MAX. The result is the motherboard we’ll be looking at today, the IT7-MAX2. With the. Abit IT7 MAX2 Rev2 iPE Motherboard Review. Abit stunned the world in March of when it announced the “To the MAX” line of motherboards. ABIT to the MAX – IT7 Max2 Rev ABIT have had a very strong tradition of producing high quality motherboards with features right in the line.

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Placement of connectors has been well thought out with this board. Front Side Bus Overclocking Testbed. This layout has to be the most unique board design we have ever seen. Click to find out more. Unless you’ve been living under a non-technological rock, you’ll probably know the commotion that ABIT’s initial MAX series of motherboards caused on their announcement iit7 subsequent production. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. After all, motherboard design was largely unchanged in years.

Log in Don’t have an account? Before we go on, for those who ig7 know what Serillel adapter is, we will give you a little recap. Here were our FSB overclocking results using the following itt7 Many of us still had the need to use these ports, whether they be for an external modem, printer, or a number of older devices. Previous Page Next Page. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. Subscribe to our Newsletter.

ABIT IT7 Max2 Version 2: BIOS and Overclocking – ABIT IT7 MAX2 V.2 (PE)

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. This chip was the first commercially available Firewire chipset and it allows for two Firewire ports with support for 64 devices per port.


Overclocking is another thing – Why ABIT would produce an overclocker’s board, with passive cooling on the heart of the board, is beyond me.

The Northbridge is cooled by a simple passive cooler. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. You can find products similar to this one for sale below. IT7 Max2 Rev 2. Serial ATA ports are now popping up on a lot more motherboards these days. Even now, subjectively speaking, it’s safe to say that maz2 considered to be amongst the best S DDR motherboards available.

Abit’s IT7 MAX2 V2.0 motherboard

It should be technical abit-usa. Announced early last month, the MAX2 series were that seasonal update. This should provide us with the insight we need.

Assuming the same core clock speed, a higher FSB will inevitably lead to higher performance in most commonly used applications. The board in layout is identical to the IT7 Max and Max2 motherboards. The unit is encased in a plastic anti-static box with a see through window in the front for the buyer to see ig7 board in a bit more detail before paying the bucks for the product.

While it is not essential in today’s market to have Firewire ports onboard due to the relatively small amount of Firewire devices available it is still a great feature to have.

ABIT IT7-MAX2 V2 – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – i845PE

ABIT sent due notice that their new Socket flagship motherboard was ready to ship. Their raison d’etre seemed to lie in providing the end-user with hither-to unseen levels of feature integration without sacrificing pure performance. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. Unfortunately, there are no unlocked Pentium 4 processors currently available on the market, which is unfortunate for two reasons.


Review: ABIT IT7-MAX2 v iPE – Mainboard –

If you happen to have a Pentium 4 processor that is jt7 C1 stepping, then that limits your potential Vcore overvolt even more, as just about all C1 stepping Pentium 4 processors run at a stock Vcore of 1. Its box has more of a racing theme.

From a practical viewpoint, however, the change was greeted with a mute mad2 from the hardware community. There are a few other minor DRAM timing options available, but nothing that iit7 affect performance in any noticeable way.

Find out exactly what they are and how they impact upon this new motherboard. So, it was rather inevitable that we would see a seasonal update of the MAX lineup. Once unpacked you get your hands on the extra that ABIT have been known for. Here were our FSB overclocking results using the following setup:. Let’s first look at the specifications in detail. High-speed peripheral standards had been gaining momentum of late, so we saw the MAX motherboards jam-packed with USB2.

As is becoming standard nowadays, FSB overclocking can be done totally within the BIOS of your motherboard, meaning no switches or ma2x to worry about.

The interim four months have seen a couple of new technologies rear their heads. From a purely theoretical point of view, the change seemed much needed.

Since the IPE is based on the FC-BGA design, heat is dissipated much more efficiently and does not require active cooling to run at standard speeds in a stable environment. This should satisfy the vast majority of overclockers, but serious overclockers need not apply here, as 1.