This ABIT’s top board based on the iP chipset is a bright example of an image product the release of which was preceded the intensive advertizing campaign. Find great deals for ABIT IC7-MAX3, Socket , Intel Motherboard. Shop with confidence on eBay!. ABIT IC7 MAX3 – Taking Canterwood to the MAX. AMD Athlon 64 has taken most of the spotlight over the past month but we shouldn’t forget.

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ABIT IC7-MAX3, Socket 478, Intel Motherboard

Settings are inputted in a pre-OS bootup screen. The system consists of small heatsinks on vulnerable capacitors and a plastic tunnel with a small fan in the end. It is also supplied with various accessories. Into the BIOS, change the settings and you are set.

The card is as mentioned almost identical to the IS7-G.

Furthermore, this is also a so called “smart fan” which means that the RPM of the fan is adjusted by generation of heat from hot components. By lowering the ic7-mxx3 and raising the FSB, we could find the limit for what abitt motherboard was able to handle. FireWire connectivity, in the form of a Texas Instruments controller and 3 ports, sits to the left. The IS7 is the most consistent and places first almost all of the time. It should be user-friendly and it is. Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel.

Abih can be deceiving, though. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. If now Intel would only leave that P4 Extreme Edition in our testlab.


When the memory voltage was raised, the last piece in the puzzle fitted in. A big thank goes to ABIT for making this review possible. Most enthusiasts aren’t content with a mere FSB speed. This item may be a floor model or store return that has been used.

The fan is what makes the OTES system tick, and it’s not particularly annoying, either. The marginals are abt small as usual though. The ATX panel offers much in way of connections.

During our tests, we used a resolution of xx32 bit and an update frequency of 90 Hz. Show More Show Less. The space between it and the P4 retention bracket is a little ic77-max3 but shouldn’t cause too many problems with CPU coolers of a reasonable size.

Surely, it gets a little tight in some places which mostly depends on the OTES cooling taking up much space, but the card never feels difficult to work with.

And you can’t help it by closing the PC case. IC7-MAX3 is not a reasonable mainboard, and will also not find any reasonable buyers. This makes it possible to connect up to six S-ATA harddrives.

Another nifty feature are the green LEDs that shine when the board is operational. Click to find out more.

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IC7-MAX3 is a good mainboard, even very good one. Four of them are handled ic7-kax3 a Silicon Image circuit and the other two are handled by the southbridge, with RAID0 support of course. With standard settings, the board is the slowest, and that shows how far you can get with just optimizations. By reading this site you agree to our cookie policy. Adding a PCI-based Gigabit controller would have really swamped the bus.


We’d love some thermal ic77-max3 shots that highlighted whether the OTES system was successful in its job or not, but we can confirm that a steady flow of warm air was exiting out of the back of the PC. Also, you can find it difficult to reach some jumpers when the ahit is already installed. Best Selling in Motherboards See all.

Ratings and Reviews Write a review. The sound is as usual an AC97 codec-based one and provides six channels if you want. Uc7-max3 Power, Energy Consumption: This is a board for the people just have to have the best stuff at all times; the guys that clock their computers the highest and win OS in 3DMark. Would i buy it again: ABIT has engineered another fantastic motherboard that you just have to own. Two seconds faster than the second and a whopping five seconds faster than the IS7-G.

Time for some overclocked benchmarks.

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IC7-MAX3 is simply the closest thing you can get to a luxurious mainboard to date, and as usual with status-giving merchandise, all reasoning goes straight out through the windows when finally stuck. The IS7 takes ic7-ma3x lead with fps. If you own a MAX board, you immediately feel like a member of an exclusive club consisting of only the worlds MAX board owners.

P4 at its best.