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SubjectRe: ABIT IC7-G
On Mon, 5 May 2003, Richard B. Johnson wrote:

> ABIT IC7-G Main Boards and Linux
> Warning! These boards are being shipped without the On-board
> Intel CSA Gigabit LAN that is clearly specified in the user-
> manual, and in the advertisement on the Web-Page.

I see in the picture they have that they put the network connector in a
nonstandard place.

What is it shipping with instead?

> Yes, I got ripped off. Also, the AGP slot will not work properly
> with the normal AGP video boards like NVIDA GForce, etc. You need
> special 1.5V or 0.8V AGP cards (page 2-15 in the manual). The 3.3V
> AGP cards will seem to work, but the machine will just STOP, for
> no apparent reason at all.

Indeed, the 845/850/875/7205? are all .8/1.5v only. It's been that way
for a number of years. Wouldn't be surprised to find out other chipsets
are like that either, 3.3V is rather old.

Don't use a 3.3V card, this violates the chipset specs, and you're lucky
you didn't burn out the card and/or board. ASUS puts a red warning led
on the motherboard. I'm surprised your 3.3V card fit, most are keyed so
you can't put them in the wrong slot.


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