Originally was only looking at the first one of these because I didn't know the others existed. Does anyone have experiencs of any of these motherboards; I know the first one is very good, and so I assume the others are too. I can't find any prices anywhere - does anyone know of a good place in the UK to buy Gigabyte motherboards? Local shops to me (Bournemouth) don't seem to stock Gigabyte.
The original 7VAXP uses the VIA KT400 chipset. Although the chipset was originally designed to support DDR400, it didn't work very well, and so VIA decided that the chipset would only support (officially) up to DDR333 (although you might still be able to use DDR400 - but no guarantee).
Then VIA made an improved version of the chipset called KT400A.
The suffix "A" to the motherboard models here stands for KT400A, with official support for DDR400.
The "Ultra" models give you 2 serial ATA connections, in addition to the 4 P-ATA 133 connections.
So you should get the A series. And A-ultra if you want serial ATA as well. Otherwise everything else is the same.
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