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Of course, this board isn’t perfect, there are a few things I would have liked to have seen done like removing the AMR and dropping in an extra PCI slot. Get fast, free shipping with Amazon Prime. Analysing the layout I always like to take a look at the layout of the motherboards that pass through my system. This board initially faired just as badly. MSI were kind enough to courier me their latest, not-even-on-the-website, motherboard for review, the K7T Pro2.

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With 3DMark testing overall CPU, memory and graphics performance and Sandra providing the synthetic numbers, we have pretty much all bases covered.

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Otherwise, thumbs up to MSI. Image Unavailable Image not available for Color: Performance is good and overall the board seems great.

With the announcement of nVidia’s nForce chipset, the mighty VIA ,si like it was in quite a bit of troubleā€¦. Okay, back to the board Page 1 of 1 Start over Page 1 of 1. For the average home user playing a few games here and there and using office application on something like the AMD platform, the upgrade doesn’t make sense really. k7t2666

I must point out that it has been a real struggle to get performance out of the MSI board. There are also 2 fan headers near the top edge of the board, to the left and right of the DIMM slots.


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MSI K7T266 Pro2 – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – KT266A Series

But what do we get over the KT? AmazonGlobal Ship Orders Internationally. MS General Packaged Quantity 1.

At any rate, it is so far from being slow! Would it totally sweep me off my feet and carry me into a glorious mei of high overclockability where DDR is the only way to go? Windows 98, while having little testing on this motherboard, seems to be OK. This board was installed fully in a case and since it shares the exact same mounting points i7t266 should all similar sized motherboards conforming to the ATX spec as the previous occupant of the case, the Abit KG7-RAID, installation was simple.

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So how do we find the MSI as a whole? The capacitor placement fouls the ability of the retention mechanism to work well and you have to resort to poking at the lever with something in an attempt to make it budge. So how does the layout of the K7T Pro2 stack up?

What was the best tech product of ? In situations where a tall case is used, it might prove difficult to reach the connectors with the cables. Customers also shopped for. Is it the same again, not quick, hard to implement etc and have MSI done a good job with the board? The floppy connector is also grouped here which is where it should be to lessen the cable length required over a bottom edge placement. I could be wrong however.


I always like to take a look at the layout of the motherboards that pass through my system. This is the second K7T Pro2 from MSI we’ve had here in Hexus labs mdi to time constraints in keeping the first board, but during the time we had with it, performance was significantly lower than expected. Available from these sellers. Amazon Renewed Refurbished products with a warranty.

The jumperless aspect of the board is great since fiddling around on with jumpers to adjust things that the Pdo2 was made to take care of is silly. The odd niggling aspect of the design is there, but nothing to make you discard it completely. Software installation was also simple.