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Gigabyte 7DXC AMD 760 Motherboard Review

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Gigabyte 7DXC AMD 760 Motherboard Review - Motherboards  1 Welcome to the first DDR motherboard reviewed here at Amdmb.com. This new technological jump in AMD hardware is an exciting time and should offer any AMD processor user a performance gain. How much, is what we are going to show you.

Gigabyte has by far been the most enthusiastic manufacturer for AMD’s Athlon processor since the days of the Slot A configuration; and they haven’t stopped now. The Gigabyte GA-7DXC is the first widely available DDR SDRAM chipset motherboard. The AMD 760 chipset was chosen for this motherboard as the first and only currently available Northbridge chipset available.

Before we get heavy into the DDR technology or the benchmarks, here are the specs of the motherboard, revision 2.4:

Motherboard Specifications
CPU Socket Socket A
Chipset AMD 761 Northbridge
VIA 686B Southbridge
Form Factor ATX
Bus Speed Options 95, 100.7, 100.9, 103, 105, 110, 115, 133 MHz
Voltages Auto
Hard Drive IBM Deskstar 75GXP 45GB
Memory Support 2 184-pin slots for PC1600/PC2100 DDR SRAM to support 2GB total
Expansion Slots 5/0/1/1 (PCI/ISA/AGP/AMR)
AGP Support 4x AGP
USB Support 2 Standard USB ports
2 Expansion USB ports
Bios Award Bios Flash ROM
Onboard IDE 2x ATA100 EIDE
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