The Epox 8KTA3 motherboard gives the user all the available tweaks options to make their processor perform at its limit. While we have not discussed this fully in any of our board reviews yet, I think I have found that I like EPoX’s the best. As we have discussed before, having the multiplier ratio settings inside the BIOS makes overclocking much easier for people with an unlocked CPU. The silk screen on the right can be for a potential dual BIOS implementation. Thorough graphical instructions on driver and software installation definitely help as well. A quarter century tour; a Space Marine’s job is never done.

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With the beep patterns there was no standard, so you did not know from one board to the next what the hell might be wrong. When you push the card into the slot, the card cannot be easily removed until you flip the little lock-tab back out of the way.

The Main Features – EPoX EP-8KTA3 Socket-A KTA ATX

However, it does not provide any overclocking features. EPoX developed what they call the P80P LED Debugging Displayer, which provides lots of information on the system states, so you will be able to troubleshoot your system more easily.

Basically it is a replacement for those annoying beeps that would tell you there is something wrong. EPoX is Unique as well Overclocking: Site design and front-end production by mike kane.


All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Sign up now Username Password Remember Eppx. With the KT and KTA chipset, we have experienced in the past better OCing performance when we have made an effort to cool the chip properly.

It is in this section that the Epox motherboard really begins to shine and step up to the plate.

Fortunately, these changes appear to be for the better. The CD also contains all the drivers and software for the chipsets and audio. Operating System Windows 98 SE.

Merry Christmas and Happy Holidays everyone. They have made room for some of the HSFs with 8jta3 clips and left plenty of space around this socket. Overall, I would like to see EPoX grease the chipset on this board to protect the innocent. On-board AC97 digital audio is a plus for many folks, as this could save you the cost of a sound card.

I don’t really see this being a useful feature unless you are a LAN gamer, or just some type of freak that carries a full-size ATX computer around all the time.

Thanks to the EPoX engineers for recognizing that need this time round. They recently contacted us and said they had something they wanted to show off. Overclocking This content was originally featured on Amdmb. Just for the record, their marketing guy was NOT smoking crack.


This question is for testing whether you are a human visitor and to prevent automated spam submissions. On the front of the board, you can see two 8 segment LED displays. Keyboard shortcut to switch between two displ With multipliers available up to Home Reviews News Forums. There is however, one cleverly used jumper: It was simply amazing: Thorough graphical instructions on driver and software installation definitely help as well.

EPoX EP-8KTA3+Pro Motherboard Review

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It has comprehensive instructions on installing the CPU and memory, as well as all the information you need on jumpers and connectors. Still, for someone just getting into the game, this lacking install might hold them back in their newbie OC efforts. Besides the huge improvement of going from dipswitches to BIOS based multiplier control, EPoX also takes a big step in terms of built in diagnostics.

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