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Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard

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The motherboard or mainboard is the component that connects all the different parts of your computer. Often it has some integrated components like a sound card, enabling your computer to play sound, or a network card, to connect your computer to the network. The standard form factor (size) for motherboards is ATX, you need at least a midi-tower to fit one of those in. Micro-ATX motherboards are often more complete and have more onboard devices, like a video board and fit in smaller cases, but are generally less expandable.
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Long product name Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard :
The short editorial description of Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard

GA-K8VT890-9 VIA K8T890 chipset Socket 939 supports AMD Athlon64/ 64 FX

Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard:
The official marketing text of Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard as supplied by the manufacturer
Equipped with the latest architecture, the GA-K8VT890-9 delivers superior performance to AMD Athlon64 platform. The advanced VIA K8T890 chipset and Gigabyte's unique technology have contributed to the functionality and stability of this platform. The brand new PCI-Express interface provides scalable bandwidth for high performance graphics cards and new generation I/O peripheral devices as well. Serial ATA interface enhances storage performance. The high speed Gigabit Ethernet interface delivers the efficient broadband connection to the internet. Features such as 8-channel audio with Universal Audio Jack (UAJ) design is designed to provide better audio enjoyment and easy installation of audio devices. Finally, Norton Internet Security software provides essential protection from viruses, hackers, and privacy threats. With such an array of leading technology and Gigabyte's unique features, users are sure to get the most value from the GA-K8VT890-9.
Short summary description Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard:
This short summary of the Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9, 4 GB, AMD, Socket 939, Marvell 8053 LAN chip, ATX, 294 x 226
Long summary description Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard :

Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9. Maximum internal memory: 4 GB. Processor family: AMD, Processor socket: Socket 939. Networking features: Marvell 8053 LAN chip. Motherboard form factor: ATX. Dimensions (WxDxH): 294 x 226, Audio output: Realtek ALC850 Audio AC'97 Codec, Compatible operating systems: Windows 98/ Me/ 2000/ XP

This is an auto-generated long summary of Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Socket 939 ATX motherboard based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
Maximum internal memory
4 GB
Processor family *
Processor socket *
Socket 939
Networking features
Marvell 8053 LAN chip
Motherboard form factor *
Expansion slots
Expansion slots
1 x PCI-Express X 16 slot, supports PCI-Express interface Graphics card 2 x PCI-Express X 1 slots 3 x PCI slots (PCI 2.3 compliant)
Other features
Dimensions (WxDxH)
294 x 226
Audio output
Realtek ALC850 Audio AC'97 Codec
Compatible operating systems
Windows 98/ Me/ 2000/ XP
I/O ports
Internal I/O Connectors 2 x Serial ATA connector 2 x UDMA ATA 133/100/66 Bus Master IDE connectors 1 x FDD connector 2 x USB 2.0/1.1 connectors (supports 4 ports) 2 x cooling fan pin headers CD in Rear Panel I/O 4 x USB 2.0/1.1 ports 1 x RJ45 ports Audio (1 x Line-in/ 1 x Line-out/ 1 x MIC) connector PS/2 Keyboard/ Mouse 2 x COM port 1 x LPT
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Testseek has collected 5 expert reviews for Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Motherboard and the average expert rating is 78 of 100. The average score reflects the expert community’s view on this product. Click below and use Testseek to see all ratings, product awards and conclusions.
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There are many different motherboard manufacturers these days offering a whole range of products. Companies such as Gigabyte are not only focusing their attention on motherboard production, but also graphics cards, notebooks, cooling and even keyboards...
Bottom line The Gigabyte K8VT890-9 delivered reasonably average performance and was unable to match the DFI nForce4 Ultra solution. The majority of the real world testing proved difficult for the K8VT890-9 and I was surprised for find the board quite a few frames...
Despite the fact that VIA announced that they had shipped their 100 Millionth chipset for AMD, it seems like that theyve had some difficulties with getting the K8T890 out in volume. Despite an announcement during the fall that chipsets have been ship...
Bottom line As we have seen with other K8 solutions, the differences between different boards and even platforms are fairly minimal due to the on-die memory controller and as such the GA-K8VT890-9 is able to hang in there with some of the higher end boards withou...
Prepare for the Flood When VIA releases a new Northbridge chipset, it usually doesnt take very long for every motherboard maker on the block to come out with their version of a shipping product. Thats because the architecture of VIA chipsets are high...
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