Windows98 and even the display card are involved in the execution of this function. I think we will just have to wait and see. Windows 98 2nd Edition Firstly, let me say that overclocking the Pentium II was very easy with this board. There were a good number of capacitors both around the chip and a few smaller ones scattered around the board. The results speak for themselves.

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I’m not sure if the heatsink is really gold-plated or just gold-coloured. Skip to main content.

The whole board is based upon the AOpen AX6BC-Pro and a bit mothsrboard 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. Anyway, here are more benchmark results drumroll When I started the Winbench and Winstone programs, there was a long pause, a pause I’ve never encountered.

A bigger complain other than the 3rd fan-connector would be the lack of a proper manual in booklet form! Though this board works well, performance is slacking and minor pauses may occur time to time.

AOpen AX63 Pro, Slot 1, Intel (91.87810.611) Motherboard

Otherwise, your existing BX motherboard would have been more than suffice your computing needs, since we see very little difference between the Apollo Pro and Intel BX chipsets at MHz operation. They also manufacture lots of other peripherals and are the 2nd largest motherboard manufacturer in the world. Best Selling in Motherboards See all.


In terms of fan connectors, there are mktherboard two on this board — one directly next to the chip and the other below the PCI slots at the left front of the board. 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.

Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. These tests ensure that each model meets the highest aopeen of compatibility and performance. 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 the third party chipset manufacturers. But if you are dying to get your hands on a PC chipset with UDMA66 capability, then I guess this board is something that you could consider.

A normal motherboard booklet like the ones bundled with older AOpen motherboards would have been very useful. No ratings or reviews yet.

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The floppy connector is placed right at the back of the Slot-1, the traditional place where AOpen places the floppy and power-supply connectors but at least the prl power connector is moved up front but the floppy connector still remains there. The advantage of using thermal tape, instead of the ever popular spring clips, is that the tape allows mothefboard heat to be transferred to the heatsink. This is indeed very puzzling to me. ZD Winstone 99 Results.


AOpen AX63 Pro Apollo Pro 133 Slot-1 ATX

This is set in the Bios under the Chipset-section. Slot 2 Computer Motherboard. Note that the hard drive used in the benchmarks was only a UDMA33 hard disk.

The results using a new Apollo PC chipset board is like downgrading your other system components!

Although it’s labeled, it’s hard to see them within the case in one small corner. Quantum Fireball EX 6.

AXPro CA x 4. Slot A Computer Motherboard. Now, with the recent entrance of the Apollo Pro Ait’s time to clean up the Apollo Pro motherboards. Somehow, VIA still have yet to properly tune their bus mastering drivers.

Have a look at Jackie’s trip to Taiwan, where he visited the AOpen factory lots of interesting pictures await you! Windows 98 2nd Edition Firstly, let me say that overclocking the Pentium II was very easy with this board. The results speak for themselves. The results are very similar for all other texture sizes in terms of differnce between the both motherboards.

I’m really curious what made AOpen put the floppy connector in such an awkward position.