Epox 8KHA KT266 Motherboard Suffern NY

When DDR was still in its infancy, Epox began turning out some very fine boards. To learn more, read the review of the Epox 8KHA.

Local Companies

Fiber Network Services
(914) 304-4033
75 South Broadway
White Plains, NY
S and A Computer Consultants Inc
(973) 304-0353
20 Dykers Farm Road
Haledon, NJ
Cameraon Technologies
(973) 772-1228
143 Market Street
Garfield, NJ
Comprehensive Computing Service
(201) 490-1924
Ridgefield Park, NJ
Hb digital system inc
(201) 734-8902
475 kinderkamack rd
Oradell, NJ
Best Quality Computers
(845) 782-5837
7 Voyoel Moshe Court # 101
Monroe, NY
Kosher Komputer
(845) 362-6380
455 Route 306
Monsey, NY
Teknics Industries Inc
(973) 633-7575
170 Beaverbrook Road
Lincoln Park, NJ
Cisco Systems
(201) 782-0842
1 Paragon Drive # 275
Montvale, NJ
G and A Computer Associates
(914) 961-2161
146 Lawrence Avenue
Eastchester, NY
Data Provided by:
  




Introduction

Epox’s most famous line of motherboards were the MVP3 PC100 Socket 7 line of motherboards supporting its own AGP 2x slot. What really put Epox on the map was to have the first Slot A KX133 motherboard out in the market two weeks before anyone else did. This sparked a lot of hungry Athlon Slot A users to buy Epox’s EP-7KXA motherboard. While this board did have its share of problems, it was a rather large success for Epox.

With AMD’s release of the Socket 462 CPU, Epox were first in again with the EP-8KTA. After the discovery of the L1 Bridge overclocking trick, Epox released the EP-8KTA+. It had the exact layout of the 8KTA, only with the ability to change the clock multiplier.

After VIA released the 686B southbridge with ATA-100 IDE support, Epox took its successful 8KTA+ and replaced the 686A southbridge with the 686B southbridge to add ATA-100 support. This board was given the title EP-8KTA2.

Again, VIA made changes to its line, adding the KT133A chipset with 266Mhz FSB support, and again Epox took up the initative with the 8KTA3 and 8KTA3+. The expansion layout of the 8KTA3 was almost identical to the 8KTA2. The major differences were the addition of a POST debug card, ATA-100 RAID (8KTA3+ only), an extra DIMM slot to make four SDRAM slots, and the KT133 chipset was replaced with the KT133A.

Now with the introduction of the DDR chipset, Epox already has two DDR motherboards for AMD Athlon; the Epox 8K7A and the 8KHA. We will be reviewing the latter.

Click Here to Read Complete Review

Related Articles
- Gigabyte N680SLI-DQ6 Motherboard Suffern NY
We look at Gigabyte's fancy N680SLI-DQ6 and try to find out if it was worth the wait for their nForce 680i motherboard. If you want to know all about this motherboard and if it was worth the wait, keep on reading.
- FIC AZ11EA Motherboard Suffern NY
- Foxconn K8T890M2AA-KRS2H Motherboard Suffern NY
- EPoX 9NDA3+ Socket 939 Motherboard Suffern NY
- FIC AD11 Motherboard Suffern NY
- ECS NF650iSLIT-A Motherboard Suffern NY