Obviously, it occurred to someone in AOpen engineering that SilentTek was only useful if there were plenty of fan headers on the board. DS Cluster – Follow our Sitemap. A large passive heatsink is used on the Northbridge instead of an active solution used in other designs. The KT bridged the performance gap somewhat but the relatively poor overclocking potential of the KT helped Nvidia establish a firm grip on the Athlon XP market in its waning days. I’ve returned the original board and bought another one, both boards have displayed the same trouble, and have both displayed cmos checksum error, default values loaded.

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Those looking for a budget Athlon 64 solution may want to keep an eye out on this board because it comes in at a very low price point. The large number of fan headers will be appreciated by anyone with multiple cooling fans.

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