Join the community here , it only takes a minute. Mon Jul 29, 3: Having had the board for a couple weeks myself, I wanted to make sure that what I found in my testing was as accurate as possible: I recall there was a same chipset Leadtek mobo that all here raved about it; I’m thinking of exchanging for that one -he has a NIC and SBLive, so the onboard solutions are a non issue. Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds.

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Sun Jul 28, 5: Feb 16, Posts: Latest News Latest Videos. I think you will find that their good name is warranted, and that they become a common discussion in our AMD Forums very soon.

ECS K7S5A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – SiS735

The benchmarks you just saw should put your mind at ease about the performance of a SiS chipset motherboard and an ECS motherboard as well. Sat Jul 27, 3: As I remember, HDD-0 is assigned for your first and if only hard drive.


And I am building the rig for him, and a second friend stopped by to help, but we’re stumped, really.

Join the community here. Mon Jul 29, 1: Never has there been so much talk and hype about a chipset, but this time it is totally founded.

Mon Jul 29, 3: It really woke up the Rage Fury video card. I hate to sound redundant, but would you guys recommend a BIOS upgrade?

ECS K7S5A SiS Motherboard Review | Conclusion

This board deserves the score of 9 stars out of 10! I wish his mobo was as painless to setup as my KR7A Mar 1, Posts: Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website. We used the BIOS to change the boot routine, but it’s sorta confusing: Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. Where you got it for free it may be worth replacing your FIC with it.

TechSpot is dedicated to computer enthusiasts and power users. Sign up for freeit takes 30 seconds. Anyway, the POST screen should tell you to press f8 for the boot menu. Mar 20, Posts: You must log in or sign up to reply here.


ECS K7S5A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – SiS Overview – CNET

Join the community hereit only takes a minute. Man, you have to love competition and falling prices on computing equipment.

Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon UK’s website. Is a BIOS update necessary, then?

On that subject, the ECS makes an absolutely perfect budget motherboard. Sun Jul 28, 4: Should an RMA be in order?

Being an OEM board, you wouldn’t expect much in the way of large heatsink support, however, this is exactly the opposite.