SmartKey is also a good value addition to the K7T Pro2 package. I always like to take a look at the layout of the motherboards that pass through my system. Sandra Memory Benchmark 9 x Sandra Memory Bandwidth Benchmark 9 x So there we have them, the numbers most people will be looking for. All in all it’s a good layout with only the RAID connector orientation being the problem for me. There is sound coming out of the front plug ins on the CD and DVD but none coming out of the line out. KT has been soundly trounced by AMD in the performance stakes.

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A closer inspection of the CPU socket reveals something a sounv more disturbing. It’s certainly eye catching, that’s for sure. Tried installing a Soundblaster PCI And using the supplied WDM driver for the Live!

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

Since you did have extra stand-offs, it is possible that you did short parts of the board and that there is some permanent damage If I have to reboot or need to shut down, when it comes up it has gone to 16 colors and tells me there is something wrong with my adaptor. Excuse my lack of knowledge but what is PSU? Everything else is standard. It will not reboot till I take the soundcard out. Did you install the drivers? Here we see the corresponding Slot 1 L2 Cache Size: 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.


Which OS do you use?

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Don’t rely too much on your own manual tweaking on the MSI to extract all the performance. I am starting to hate this board.

The notable additions include the USB 2. I have no errors just no sound. It’s a nice looking touch, but won’t please the overclockers looking to the K7T Pro2 as their next choice. It’s a nice sounc and gives you an extra piece of mind and seems to work well. This is the second K7T Pro2 from MSI we’ve had here in Hexus labs due to time constraints in keeping the first board, but during the time we had with it, performance was significantly lower souns expected.

Three operating systems, Windows 98, Soud and Windows XP were installed without any problems. Standard port types PNP Service: It then tells me to reboot system. A thermistor is present, but it’s a surface mount type, like a resistor and comes nowhere to touching the CPU.


MSI K7T PRO – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT Overview – CNET

Almost sounds like there is something there but can not hear it clearly to verify there is sound. You have to be pushing the current memory bandwidth limits on a previous chipset to really see the difference.

Also still no windows sounds. Standard disk drives Number of Partitions: Click to find out more. Is it the same again, not quick, hard to implement etc and have MSI done a good job with the board?

I have never had so much problem with setting things up. Quake3 and 3DMark respond well to the new chipset giving us the broad impression that most OpenGL and Direct3D game performance will increase.

Standard floppy disk controller Manufacturer: Next up we have POV-Ray.

Here are the official specifications.