ECS Elitegroup 755-A2 Socket 754 (Athlon 64) motherboard Review

Manufacturer
ECS Elitegroup
Name 755-A2
Typ / Chipset Socket 754 / SiS 755 (+ SiS 964 Southbridge) Chipset
Dimensions +++ 17mm (50mm radius) around the socket to the next capacitor or other parts of the mainboard – for further information see Fit for Fan. The overall size is 305 x 220mm.
Slots o 5x pci, 1x CNR, 1x AGP master (1.5V 4x/8x), 2x DDR PC1600 – PC3200 (max. 2GB RAM)
Connectors

++ 1x Floppy, 2x UDMA133, 2x SATA (SiS 964), 1x serial, 1x parallel, 2x PS/2, onBoard Realtek RTL 8201 10/100 Mbps base-T Ethernet, 4x USB 2.0/1.1 (2x internal USB, mounting bracket isn’t delivered with the mainboard), 6-Channel AC’97 ALC655 onboard sound (2x int. Aux, 1x int. SPDIF, ext. Line out, ext. Line in, ext. Mic), 2x Fan connector.

Vcore — BIOS not changeable / Jumper not available
Multiplier — BIOS not changeable / Jumper not available
FSB +++ BIOS between 200 and 255 MHz / Jumper not available
VIO/VDD — Only Vmem between 2.5 and 2.65 Volt changeable
Performance**** ++++ Ratings with HIS Excalibur Radeon 9600 Pro videocard and Catalyst 3.6 ! AMD Athlon 64 3200+ 3824 points with 3DMark 2003 and 19467 points with 3DMark 2000
Manual and Labeling +++ Complete and easy readable mainboard labeling and a detailed manual.