|ABIT BX6 2.0 Motherboard - Part 1
By Ilia Gavrichenkov
iXBT Hardware Site
Recently weve made a very interesting
observation. A great number of the leading mainboard manufacturers start cloning their
most successful samples.
||And ABIT is not an exception. They prepared a new surprise
a BX6 Rev 2.0 mainboard, which happened to be announced at the same time with the
Intels Pentium III.Since there arent any new chipsets yet, this mainboard is
based on the old i440BX, and that is why it doesnt differ much from its
|However, ABIT is very famous among all
overclockers of the world for its jumperless technology (though, it is difficult to find
out who was the first to apply this technology ABIT or QDI). So, it is quite
natural that this technology is also used in a new mainboard.
With a new BX6 Rev 2.0 motherboard ABIT intends to prove
once again its high reputation as the manufacturer of most progressive, quick and stable
As to the manufacturer, the main trumps of BX6 Rev 2.0 are:
- Advanced jumperless technology Soft Menu II
- Data buffers which help to increase reliability of the
system an to achieve great stability in a large memory environment
- A great number of supported external frequencies: 66, 68,
75, 83, 100, 103, 117, 124, 129, 133, 138, 143, 148 and 153MHz
All these interesting facts, mentioned above, aroused our
incredible interest and we carried out some tests.