I’ve got 2 systems, both use that board. Mar 20, Posts: I think you will find that their good name is warranted, and that they become a common discussion in our AMD Forums very soon. Introduction This content was originally featured on Amdmb. Never has there been so much talk and hype about a chipset, but this time it is totally founded.

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ECS K7S5A SiS Motherboard Review | Conclusion

Indeed, the performance of the SiS chipset is tremendous, though not as much so as we may have been hearing earlier. Conclusion This content was originally featured on Amdmb. Dec 26, Posts: But I was having freeze ups in 98 too which hasnt happened with the ECS board.

Please help, we’re out of ideas Sun Jul 28, 3: The install keeps freezing during the hardware detection This board deserves the score of 9 stars out of 10! Mon Jul 29, 4: It defeated the whole “I’m going dirt cheap and non-via” impulse that had lead me to the k7s5a, but hey, it works The Moral of k7sa5 Story: Here is the mighty beast that slew it’s corporate competitors; the SiS That temp in bios isn’t a problem at all.


Nov 6, Posts: We used the BIOS to change k7d5a boot routine, but it’s sorta confusing: And I am building the rig for him, and a second friend stopped by to help, but we’re stumped, really. It’s already been reccommended. People don’t seem to have a lot of luck getting the problematic boards to work correctly. Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon Canada’s website.

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

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. Jan 1, Posts: If the system’s hanging during boot, maybe the drives spinning up is sapping power.

Home Reviews News Forums. Win98SE cannot be installed because half way through the install, the required reboot causes the board to hang after the drives are recognized during POST. One problem is that the AMR slot is not very popular with dis735 hardcore users since very few devices are built for the riser series of slots.

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ECS K7S5A – motherboard – ATX – Socket A – SiS735

Apr 14, Posts: I think it retails for around bucks right now. You can find products similar to this one for sale below. I’m afraid an RMA is in order Ya might want to try You should do a search on Google for some reviews on the board.

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. si735

Mar 1, Posts: Is Topre Realforce the Realthing? I think you will find that their good name is warranted, and that they become a common discussion in our AMD Forums very soon. Sat Jul 27, 3: No, create an account now.