Gigabyte 7DXC AMD 760 Motherboard Review
This content was originally featured on Amdmb.com and has been converted to PC Perspective’s website. Some color changes and flaws may appear.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:
|CPU Socket||Socket A|
AMD 761 Northbridge|
VIA 686B Southbridge
|Bus Speed Options||95, 100.7, 100.9, 103, 105, 110, 115, 133 MHz|
|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|
2 Standard USB ports|
2 Expansion USB ports
|Bios||Award Bios Flash ROM|
|Onboard IDE||2x ATA100 EIDE|