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"With a maximum FSB of 150MHz, this should be an excellent board for Overclocking."

Despite having a fairly standard layout there were a few problems. First off, sandwiching the 4 DIMM slots, IDE controllers, and AGP port so close together makes it difficult to move things around while they are in your case, and it makes the changing of Ram sticks almost impossible (if an AGP card is installed). Also with the DIMM slots so close to the slot 1 connector, this might prohibit the use of some extremely large heatsink/fan combos on your CPU (such as some Alpha coolers).

CPU Voltage is set through the use of on-board jumpers (man these bring back memories), options range from a low 1.3v up to 3.5v maximum. It would have been nice an option to set CPU voltage in the BIOS, much like most of Abit's boards. There is also a set of jumper switches for the setting of your CPU's clock multiplier. I never had to use this feature because Intel multiplier locked most of its CPU's making the setting of the CPU's multiplier impossible.


With a maximum FSB of 150MHz, this should be an excellent board for Overclocking. The 10 included capacitors should have also contributed to high Overclocking stability, but while Overclocking my trusty Celeron 300, I couldn't get past the 337 MHz mark (on a 75MHz bus). I was positive it was not my CPU because I had it run rock stable at 450MHz on an Abit BH6 before. What could have been the problem?

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