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Abit KN9 Ultra

Michael Larabel

Published on 14 August 2006
Written by Michael Larabel
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BIOS:

Abit continues to employ a Phoenix AwardBIOS with their motherboards, including the KN9 Ultra. Loaded up on our testing sample was BIOS version 12 from Abit. For powering all of the overclocking options Abit still brings forth their SoftMenu Setup. The KN9 Ultra overclocking options consist of the CPU external clock, multiplier factor, PCI Express clock, CPU core Voltage, DDR2 RAM Voltage, DDR2 reference Voltage, MCP55P Voltage, and HyperTransport Voltage. All of the voltage options are quite available for allowing heightened overclocking abilities; the CPU external clock can be adjusted from 200MHz to 450MHz. The memory timing and frequency tweaking options can still be found in the Advanced Chipset area. The PC Health Status page reports the various temperatures, fan speeds, and voltages. There are also options for the shutdown temperature, CPU warning temperature, FAN fail alarm selectable, and FANEQ Control. Unfortunately, only the CPU fan header supports the FANEQ control options.


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