Join the community here. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. May 20, Posts: Never has there been so much talk and hype about a chipset, but this time it is totally founded. Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? Dec 26, Posts:

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You must log in or sign up to reply here. Add your comment to this article You need k7sa be a member to leave a comment. Is the SIS chipset any good? You may get a little bit more speed out of the chipset. Feb 16, Posts: While this is disappointing for overclockers, if you are just after a cheap DDR board, this is for you.

ECS K7S5A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – SiS Overview – CNET

Another thought, you did disable the on-board sound? Mar 20, Posts: Sun Jul 28, 4: It’s already been reccommended. Home Reviews News Forums. TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users.


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Also, the board’s BIOS is funny. Previous Page Next Page. Nov 6, Posts: This content was originally featured on Amdmb.

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Conclusion This content was originally featured on K7s5x. It defeated the whole “I’m going dirt cheap and non-via” impulse that had lead me to the k7s5a, but hey, it works The Moral of the Story: See if it boots stably, load OS, load SiS drivers, and then add additional components.

Kept getting “hardware malfunction” during hardware detection in Win 2k installation. But, perhaps if we ask nicely enough, ECS can give us what we are asking for in another bios update!


We have tried an original Win2k CD but even that wasn’t booting.

As I remember, HDD-0 is assigned for your first and if only hard drive. Having had the board for a couple weeks myself, I wanted to make sure that what I found in my testing was as accurate as possible: The benchmarks you just saw should put your mind at ease about the performance of a SiS chipset motherboard and an ECS motherboard as well. Jan 1, Posts: Apr 14, Posts: People don’t seem to have a lot of luck getting the problematic boards to work correctly.

IDE 1 has single hard drive, master. No, my board is fine, is this new mobo I got for a friend

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