Feb 15, Posts: DigitalFury Ars Praefectus Registered: Feb 3, Posts: Is there a big difference between the KTa and the KT chipsets? The computer industry often uses letters such as “A”, “B” and so forth on model numbers to indicate fairly minor improvements. Feb 19, Posts: Mon Dec 03,

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Feb 6, Posts: Jan 26, Posts: This goes for any motherboard that uses this southbridge. Read this list carefully to make sure you get the performance you want when you buy your motherboard, since many vendors still sell motherboards based on the original KT chipset.

It lists vendors and model numbers for kt266z using both the KT and the new KTA chipsets.

Page 1 of 1. Feb 3, Posts: Try and wait a month or so to see if it uzb settles down a bit. Tue Dec 04, 1: Tue Dec 04, Apr 22, Posts: Nov 5, Posts: Ktt266a the KTA Model.


The KTA can be used with both Athlon and Duron processors running a wide variety of video and memory configurations, so you can build an economy system with older AGP 2x video cards and a Duron or a fire-breathing AGP 4x system that uses a fast Athlon processor.

Tue Dec 04, 2: Fraxis Smack-Fu Master, in training Registered: Yes, but last year’s model was ass.

Motherboard Watch: Via KTA Boards From MSI, Soyo – ExtremeTech

Haltech Ars Tribunus Militum Registered: KTa vs KT chipsets Mugur Ars Praefectus Registered: Traditionally, new chipsets have required new motherboard printed circuit boards to be produced to handle the pinout changes. The problem seems to be the first few production batches kt266aa this board have serious QC and bios issues.

Technically speaking, this name sums up a lot of changes, including:. Dec 15, Posts: Performance wise the A revision kicks the crap out of the first version.

Aug 27, Posts: As far as stability, I have no idea. Jul 24, Posts: Feb 19, Posts: Feb 15, Posts: I have a KT board, and while I haven’t had any complaints about it, with the Usg revision out there’s no reason to buy a board using the original.


DigitalFury Ars Praefectus Registered: Benchmark testing reveals that the KTA is worth asking for by name and by letter. Want to play a game?

Is there a big difference between the KTa and the KT chipsets? This improvement in the memory controller Tom’s Hardware calls it the “industry’s fastest DDR memory controller” is the major change in the KTA over the KT, and takes care of the major weakness in the original design.

This enables motherboard makers to switch production to the KTA chipset without scrapping already-produced motherboard printed circuit boards, and it has a second benefit:

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