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Abit-al8.447968

ABIT AL8

Intel® 945P Based LGA775 ATX Mainboard, FSB1066, Dual DDR2-667, Read more

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Overall 8
8.2

ABIT AL8

techPowerUp!
15 September 2005
  • Summary: The ABIT AL8 is a very solid Intel board with great features, good performance and support for Dual-Core CPUs. ABIT's proprietary uGuru technology offers exceptional monitoring options as well. Overclocking works good, once you know how to properly change the BIOS settings for overclocking, but without them you are lost.
  • Pros: Good performance, Dual RAID, Gigabit Ethernet, Good on-board Audio
  • Cons: Overclocking issues
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Abit AL8

InsaneTek
11 September 2005
  • Summary: The Abit AL8 does what it was made to do and not much more.  Budget enthusiasts who wish to go the Intel route will be satisfied with the AL8, as long as no overclocking is involved.  The performance of the AL8 is good and very comparable to the AW8 brethren.  The board is feature rich and will make for one great multimedia box or workstation.  The AL8 is not one of the Abit boards I have experience with.
  • Pros: Performance on par with AW8, Affordable, Feature rich, Great overclocking options
  • Cons: Poor overclocking, No working 1:2 memory divider!, Would have been more appealing with the Silent OTES installed
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Abit AL8 945P Motherboard Review

HotHardware
26 August 2005
  • Conclusion: Performance Summary: When we assess the overall performance of the ABIT AL8 among several of its peers, we find a competitive motherboard that fares well against other products of a similar mold.  In most cases, the ABIT AL8 offered the best performance out of the three models tested, but its lead was fractional at most.  It seems that most quality motherboards based on the 945P chipset are going to offer comparable performance across a variety of benchmarks.
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Overall 7
7.0

Expert Review

Good Gear Guide.au
14 September 2005
  • Summary: Rock solid performance and pain-free installation make this board a sweet choice as a new Intel Pentium platform. It's a particularly good board to consider if you use a lot of FireWire devices.
  • Pros: Includes RAID diskette, excellence performance, high speed firewire transfer
  • Cons: Capacitors close to graphics card slot
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ABIT AL8 (Intel 945P Express)

Hardware Zone
14 August 2005
  • Conclusion: Fresh from our benchmarking session, one would see that the ABIT AL8 performs just as well as the MSI 945P Neo Platinum. Though it came in slightly slower in several benchmarks, the general differences between the two boards were so slight, they're quite negligible in real world applications.
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Test: ABIT AL8

Hardware-Test
7 November 2005