BIOS Features

Abit motherboards have the reputation of great BIOS’ and the Fatal1ty line up better continue that trend if its going to sit well in the enthusiast community.

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This is the opening screen to the OC GURU section of the BIOS, where most of the overclocking and tweaking magic takes place. 

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Here you can see the external clock on the AMD processor is able to be set anywhere up to 410 MHz if your processor and cooling can handle it. 

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Multiplier adjustments are also available; down if you have an Athlon 64 and both directions if you have an FX CPU.

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PCI Express bus overclocking is possible as well, up to 145 MHz from the default 100 MHz.

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The CPU Vcore can be modified up to 1.85v over the default of your CPU.  If you are using a new Venice core or comparable CPU, that is a pretty good increase over the 1.4v default.

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If you like to push your memory, you’ll love the 3.55v that the Abit allows your board to push to it!

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Another, more minor, memory voltage is the VTT setting that is not usually configurable on other motherboards.

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Chipset voltages can also be increased up to 1.8v.

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HyperTransport bus overclocking is easier with a voltage increase, and the Abit board supports power up to 1.35v over the default.

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