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Whatever xx63 choose to run the different busses, the memory bus can be kicked up or down by 33Mhz from your current FSB. All but a single PCI slot can take a full length card while neither of the ISA slots is capable of accepting full length cards. I’m not sure if the heatsink is really gold-plated or just gold-coloured. The contents of the well known AOpen box include the following: The given CD comes with these software: The advantage of using thermal tape, instead of the ever popular spring clips, is that the tape allows more heat to be transferred to the heatsink.

There were a good number of capacitors both around the chip and a few smaller ones scattered around the board.

Anyway here are all the FSB settings available: The board is tad bigger and spacious than many other BX motherboards of its category and ax3 result is that most connectors are easily accessible without any hindrance. Windows 98 2nd Edition Firstly, let me say that overclocking the Pentium II was very easy with this board.

What we see was a very slight performance drop using the new drivers. The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. ZD Winstone 99 Results Benchmark.

AOPEN AX63 Pro Pentium III 866 MHz Mother Board Combo

So aolen overclocking prospects are very good with this board coupled with the 0. Firstly, let me say that overclocking the Pentium II was very easy with this board. The board is tight fitting to the ATX specification other than the placement of the floppy drive at the top of the board.

The quality of the AOpen User’s Guide isn’t as high as it could be in comparison to ABIT’s “super manual” but it’s definitely an improvement over some of the other creations it seems that manufacturers just throw together at the last minute.


However, when I tried to use the same settings on the MS Pro, the system showed some instability, especially when running the Winstone benchmarks. Quantum Fireball EX 6. Instead of the standard green heatsink, there is a gold colored one unique to to AOpen’s pro line, which is mounted with thermal tape onto the chipset. The results speak for themselves. Now, with the recent entrance of the Apollo Pro Ait’s time to clean up the Apollo Pro motherboards.

Maybe a newer BIOS or drivers could iron some kinks out. I didn’t believe the scores, so I went to download the a6x3 version of the 4-in-1 drivers and installed it. ZD Winstone 99 Results. I do hope AOpen realise my constant complain about the over-concised manual aipen I believe it is axx63 important to portray a finished product for a company of its size and calibre, and considering how much effort they have put into designing the motherboard. Although the jumperless setup isn’t as polished as that of the ABIT BH6, it accomplishes the same general goal, making the setup of the board easier than ever.

The same phenomenon happened in some other minor occasions but the board and system still worked flawlessly. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me.

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The Apollo Pro Plus mainboard market is a unique one in that it has the potential to offer Intel some incredible competition, yet the solution has not been properly taken advantage of since it’s debut. The whole board is based upon the AOpen AX6BC-Pro and a bit of the older AX63 as physically all the layouts is the same and so are the offered features with only the chipsets that have been changed.

It took over a year for the first non-Intel slot-1 chipset aopeb hit the market, unfortunately the delay in VIA’s release of the Apollo Pro chipset gave Intel the power to capture the majority of the mainboard industry with their more mature BX chipset. This division produces far better products oapen Acer itself and also does its own apen for new innovations not that Acer isn’t good but AOpen still does it better.


You can resume your original work directly from hard disk without go through the Win95 sopen process and run your application again. Eventually, to encourage manufacturers to explore the possibilities the other slot-1 chipset held, VIA released an updated version of the Apollo Pro that was pin-compatible with the Intel BX, and called this solution the Apollo Pro Plus. So long the xx63 is connected to your motherboard, it will sustain the information.

You may also like. In every category, it is slower and especially in games because the design of the AGP-bus or the accompanying drivers isn’t as refined as Intel’s.

I’ve included here, the info from the manual: Even though AOpen made an Apollo Pro Plus board — the AOpen AX63 — it’s good to see one of the big boys in motherboards continuing to support aopenn third party chipset manufacturers. Since Acer is such a large company, they have a sister-company called AOpen, which stands for Acer-Open division now you know why it’s called AOpen? Log in Don’t have an account?

In addition, AOpen’s implementation of detecting temperatures pales in comparison with other boards and high price. The documentation bundled with the board is absolutely top-notch, as we’ve all come to expect from AOpen. Note that the hard drive used in the benchmarks was only a UDMA33 hard disk. Alternatively, you still have the Auto selection jumper setting too. Be the first to write a review.

There are not many competitors to Intel out aopfn, but VIA has done a good job of keeping up with chipset releases.

Suspend to Hard Drive saves your current work system status, memory image into hard disk. Qopen setting up the board is easy with the use of the quick-start manual, it’s very irritating to find out of the motherboard features, its offerings and many meanings of the BIOS menu from the CD.