The ABIT Computer TH7-RAID is a Motherboard designed for use with PC systems, which support ATX form factor. Built around the Intel chipset, it efficiently. Apr 16, Chipset. Model, Intel Northbridge, Southbridge, ICH2. Bus type, QDR , MHz, 64 bit. Bus bandwith, MB/s. RAM type (1). Apr 3, I have been extremely impressed with the Abit TH7-II throughout testing, it has not failed once, and stability has been excellent. Despite.

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This utilised a socket and was used with the original PIV, the Willamette. The options allowed vary depending on the type of CPU that you put into the board. If the boot up is successful, the display will show FF. Steam names the best-selling games of I ran the test five times at each speed, and each time the difference ranged between points.

The manual is well laid out, and comprehensive, covering installation of the board, bios settings, and installation of the chipset and sound drivers.

Big news, no news, and future news. This can be overcome with a modified bios that allows up to 1.

Three-high USB ports and a vertical audio port configuration. When running at MHz I can set the Rdram divider to either 3x giving mewhich is stock speed for PC memory, or change it to 4x which gives me PC The i does not officially support this speed, that will not be implemented until the ie later on this year, but the Abit board had no trouble running at that speed, which provides some ait proofing in these fast moving times.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Abit were one ablt the first motherboard manufacturers to make an i board available, the TH7.

Abit’s TH7II-RAID motherboard

The manual features a comprehensive list of the error codes, and it does work. It may lack things like USB2, 6 channel audio, etc, but it more than makes up for it in the stability and performance.

A minor flaw is how close the clear cmos jumper is to the floppy drive connector, it can make it quite awkward to get to once the board is installed into the case. Things can get a little tight around the IDE ports.


Board Features The TH7-II is a well specified board, and comes supplied with everything you could need to get it up and running. CuttinHobo I heard he prefers to be called a Seth Lord Despite pushing the limits of my CPU, and constantly rebooting and changing settings, the board takes it all in its stride. The TH7 was the first board that arrived in our t7h with a new design, where both metal brackets are actually lever shaped, allowing you to lock the HSF in place just like installing abjt CPU.

Dell returns to the stock market after six abig. I have also benchmarked the board with two different settings, to test the performance of the Rdram when running at PC hh7. Does this motherboard deserve to carry the ABIT name? This time, running at x, 32 bit colour with textures and quality on full. The reference design requires you to manually install two separate metal brackets on each side of the HSF to lock it in place.

I used the following components for testing, the cpu being one I have found that will overclock extremely well at low voltages, so is ideal for pushing this board to its limits. This feature is especially useful when you are overclocking your system, so you can pinpoint the bait of your system for the best overclocking result. Intel Pentium IV 1.

Running at x in 32 bit colour, with detail set abti high, the increased bandwidth translates into an extra 5 fps. About us Privacy policy Mailing list Mobile. With every new motherboard ABIT produce, you can be assured of the highest quality, at least that’s what my experience with ABIT over the past couple of years.

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Another good feature that has been implemented is the use of a diagnostic display, which abut show error codes and allow quick and easy diagnosis of any problems that might occur when installing the board. Rdram is extremely fast, even when running at stock speeds, as you can see.

The audio ports for the on board AC’97 sound are also stacked three high, which in an increasingly common configuration. Motherboards Previous page Next page. First off, I ran 3d Markevery gamer’s favourite benchmark. I had no problem fitting an Alpha to it. One neat new feature we found on the TH7 is a diagnostic tool similar to that found on some EPoX boards. Abit has a couple of extra goodies down there that I’ll explain in a minute.


I have used various programs to test the performance, including 3d MarkSisoft Sandra, Super Pi, Seti, and others. Ahit and Testing I used the following components for testing, the cpu being one I have found that will overclock extremely well at low voltages, so is ideal th pushing t7 board to its limits. The four memory slots are positioned well away from the AGP port, so that when you have memory installed, the retaining abkt do not foul on the back of the AGP card, another thoughtful piece of design.

Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Again, significantly faster than a stock PIV. Now for some games testing, as not everyone uses Seti and Abut, they want to know if it will help with games performance. ABIT has always been known for providing the best overclocking results, which is exactly what most hardware enthusiasts like about ABIT.

This shows that at the higher resolution the graphics card is still the bottleneck. Just take a look at their wide range of products on their website, they are all well known names I assure you.

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The other bios features are fairly standard, there are no memory timing options on the board, as they wbit not required with Rambus. I ran a few more tests to see if the memory bandwidth was a limiting factor.

Building on their laurels after the success they achieved with that board, they have now introduced the TH7-II, for use with socket PIV.