Introduction & Specifications

Abit aims squarely at the budget motherboard market with the KV8 Pro. It has everything you need, and stuff you don’t. Now with updated overclocking results (2:40pm EST Oct 28, 2004).

Abit has had a very strong showing here on PCPerspective. In the past two months, two Abit motherboards, the AV8 K8T800 Pro and AA8 Duramax 925X, have won Ryan’s coveted Editor’s Choice awards. So needless to say the expectations are high for today’s review of Abit’s KV8-Pro.

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Specifications

ABIT KV8-Pro

Chipset

VIA K8T800 Pro

Bus Frequency

1000MHz HyperTransport Bus (1x – 5x ratios)

Memory

DDR 200MHz – 400MHz

Memory Slots

2

Memory Capacity

2GB

Drive Connectivity

4x IDE
2x SATA

Audio

Realtek ALC658, 6-channel AC 97 Codec

Analog Audio Connectivity

(4) Front, Surround, Line-in, Mic, Center/Subwoofer

Digital Audio Connectivity

(2) Optical in, Optical out

Network

VIA VT6122 Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000 MB)

USB 2.0

8 connections (4x rear panel, 4x  via internal headers)

Firewire IEEE1394

None

Special Features

uGuru
Fan EQ
Thermal Guard

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