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The Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H Motherboard Review

Postby Apoptosis » Thu Nov 08, 2007 7:55 am

Gigabyte has long been known as a major player in the motherboard market. They have a great name among enthusiasts, and their solid build and performance are a good reason why. Today, we look at an AMD based mATX form factor GA-MA69GM-S2H board from Gigabyte to see is they can pack their usually large punch into a smaller board. With the AMD 690G chipset this shouldn't be a problem! Read on to find out how this board does!


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Re: The Gigabyte GA-MA69GM-S2H Motherboard Review

Postby registra » Thu Nov 08, 2007 6:26 pm

Talking about overclocking of this board, I downloaded BIOS from this thread ... 69GMS2.f3a
(originated from this thread:
This F3A BIOS has volt adjustments for SB/NB, RAM and CPU. This BIOS has a minor issue when waking up from stand-by mode that the CUP multiplier will be reduced to X5. But it can be corrected by using this small program:Central Brain Identifier ( The CPU multiplier can be tweaked from this program, from X5 to your default.
This is my overclocking result, although I can overclock to 3G (333X9) by adding some volt to CPU, but I like to keep the CPU cool.
BIOS setting: NB/SB + 0.15 V, RAM + 0.5V, CPU: 1.275 V (default 1.30)
CPU: Opteron 1210
Heatsink: AMD heatpipe for Opteron 165
RAM: Kingston 667 1Gx4
PSU: Seasonic SII 380 W
Case: Silverstone SG-03
Video: onboard

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