Thanks to The Overclocking Store. Learn more about Amazon Prime. It’s simple to attach your own fan, but it’s always nice to see these things as standard. A thermistor is present, but it’s a surface mount type, like a resistor and comes nowhere to touching the CPU. I was a bit sceptical of its position at first, but, in my case at least, it seems to get the ATX connector out of the way very well seeing as though the ATX connector is the most bulky connector you’ll attach to a motherboard and also the most inflexible making a poor connector placement an extra hassle.

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Sure there aren’t many USB 2.

However, the little push rod to lever the card from the socket is flanked closely by a capacitor making it very hard to operate with your fingers, even for someone like me who has quite small hands. Something like DivX encoding should see a handy increase in encoding speed, knocking a fair few minutes off the time of a usual full length movie encoding. So how does the layout of the K7T Pro2 stack up? For warranty information about this product, please click here.

I think a VapoChill or any large heatsink would fit fine and the board provides the 4 mounting holes for a Swiftech MC heatsink.

Review: MSI K7T Pro2 – Mainboard –

By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. Please try again later. It also seems like the BIOS setup is critical. The numbers in this benchmark fall right into line with the Reference numbers provided with Sandra in this new version. Okay, back to the board Is it the same again, not quick, hard to implement etc and have MSI done a good job with the board?


See questions and answers. Have one to sell? Sorry, we’re having trouble showing recommendations right now. It was among the slowest chipsets around and it had one glaring problem – when the bus speed exceeded MHz, USB devices stopped working.

: MSI – MB K7T Pro VER (K7T Pro): Computers & Accessories

Taking a look at the picture of the motherboard and starting at the top, we can see that the ATX connector is to the left of the CPU socket, right in the corner. Here we see the extra memory bandwidth of the KTA pulling its weight. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Sandra Memory Benchmark 9 x Sandra Memory Bandwidth Benchmark 9 x So there we have them, the numbers most people will be looking for.

This means new motherboard designs using V-MAP family chips are quick and relatively painless to implement. From the diagram, we can also see the VT Southbridge implements AC’97 and MC’97 audio and modem facilities of which the manufacturer of a motherboard audko this chip provides the headers and support for. VIA Apollo KTA chipset Specifications Before we get our hands dirty in the specifications, remember a chipset is just that, a set of individual chips that work together to provide the services the AMD platform needs to function.


MSI K7T266 Pro2-A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT266A

As always though, it all depends on the applications that you run and whether they will be able to take advantage of the new speed increases. Experience the convenience of Alexa, now on your PC. They connect to a header on the motherboard and mirror the 4 LED’s above the audio connectors on the ATX backplane that are visible if you open the case.

Here we see the corresponding There’s a problem loading this menu right now. There are a total of 6 USB 1.

It’s a nice addition and gives you an extra piece of mind and seems to work well. View Cart Proceed to checkout. The inclusion of things like USB2. A thermistor is present, but it’s a surface mount type, like a resistor and comes nowhere to touching the CPU.

Physical installation of the board was a cinch. Performance is good and overall the board seems great. A couple of BIOS tweaks and a general going over and that should be that.