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Bond_

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Jun 22, 2001
Location
Azores - Mid-Atlantic
I'm and intel guy, this is the frist time getting a amd system :burn:
I have these 3 bundles in mind, and i'll get one of these but before getting it i'd like to know what you guys think about these bundles, and for u witch one of these will be the perfect choise to a system with stability, good oc potential, "fast has hell", extreme gaming possibilities, fast and nice mpeg2 enconding...etc.

Abit KR7A-RAID/AMD Athlon XP 2000/Coolermaster HHC-001 Super Heatpipe - Bundle
Abit has done it again with the KR7A-RAID, while not the quickest onto the market it is surely the best for overclocking, overall speed and yes, even reliability. Using the same VIA KT266A chipset found in the Epox 8KHA+ and Asus A7V266-E the Abit KR7A is pushing the boundaries even further

Featuring :
» 4 x 184pin DDR-SDRAM slots (3 if using standard unbuffered DDR-SDRAM)
» 6 x PCI slots
» 1 x AGP (4x) slot
» 4 x IDE Busmaster (UDMA100) devices
» 4 x IDE Busmaster (UDMA133 RAID 0/1) devices

AMD Athlon XP 2000+ and Coolermaster HHC-001 Super Heat Pipe.

Abit KR7A-133/AMD Athlon XP 2000/Coolermaster HHC-001 Super Heat Pipe - Bundle
An evolutionary rather than revolutionary upgrade the KR7A-133 uses the VIA VT8233A southbridge to provide onboard UDMA133 support.

Featuring :
» 4 x 184pin DDR-SDRAM slots (3 if using standard unbuffered DDR-SDRAM)
» 6 x PCI slots
» 1 x AGP (4x) slot
» 4 x IDE Busmaster (UDMA133) devices

AMD Athlon XP 2000+ and the Coolermaster HHC-001 Super Heat Pipe.

Asus A7V266-E/AMD Athlon XP 1800+/Taisol CGK760092 - Bundle
Using VIA's latest KT266a chipset the ASUS A7V266-E has official support for AMD's latest Athlon-XP CPU's and allows multiplier, FSB and voltage adjustment through jumpers or BIOS softmenu.

Featuring :
» 3 x 184pin DDR-SDRAM slots
» 5 x PCI slots
» 1 x ACR slot (Advanced Communications Riser)
» AGP Pro (4x) slot
» UDMA100 IDE
» 6 x USB slots supported (4 supplied)

AMD Athlon XP 1800+ processor and the Taisol CGK760092 heatsink, provided with a sachet of thermal compound.

Thanks
 

lonewolf1983

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Joined
Jul 17, 2001
Location
perth, Australia
theres not much difference performance or stability wise there
features are what your looking at

1.the kr7a-raid has onboard raid,a good feature if you will use it
2.the kr7a-133 has ata 133 support,could be handy in the future
3.the asus has things such as a 5.1 channel onboard sound

as for overclocking potential,the best overclocker will be the 1800+,only because it starts off lower and will crank up just as far as the others.