Written on: 16/09/2009
had this elitegroups k7s6a board since it first came on the market in 2001 = its been excellent!!!!
only snag choose RAM carfully. (read more)
Written on: 20/09/2003 by belairbandit (1 review written)
I recently tried setting up a home system for video capture using an ECS K7S5A mobo and an Athlon 2400+. It would not work with 512Mb of PC2100 RAM. I was able to get the board to wake up once using 512Mb of PC-133 RAM, received the "battery low CMOS" error. The board thought the CPU was an 1800+. Seconds after this, the CPU smoked. Whatta deal... right. This board is a turkey. (read more)
Written on: 10/01/2003 by tone.
In contrast to the another reviewer here I have built 4 music computers for clients and the mobo installed flawlessly. For professional music purposes the SIS 745 chipset packs enormous punch for the dollar. At this price point there is simply no competition. The ASUS equivalent (a7s333) is 10% more expensive (yet still very cheap) and does not compete ... (read more)
Written on: 16/12/2002 by Jan Simpson.
We build small quantities of computers for schools, small businesses and home users. We have had quite a few of these boards in, specifically rev.3.1 and EACH one bar one failed to function properly. I have sourced our supplies from different hardware wholesalers and people like Maplins, and each one comes with problems. The main gripe is that they fail to boot at all. Then if you actually get one which boots, it has a tendency to "forget" which processor is running and revert back to... (read more)
Written on: 23/10/2002 by judgen.
I bought this K7S6A motherboard by Elitegroups some time ago and with it i replaced my good old faithful servant (Dual 500mhz Xeon SLOT-2) With an Athlon XP 2000+. I tried to boot it up with an BeOS bootdisc but it failed @ finding the Hard drive. I tried all patches but nothing.... Then eventually i gave up and installed the sour operating system by the name "Micro$oft Window$ XP". It booted as i expected and worked perfectly. But when i started Quake 3 i had below 200fps *Rubbish* i... (read more)
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