The ATX back-panel is colour-coded according to the PC99 specification for easy identification and plugging in of connectors. Anyway, here are more benchmark results drumroll It is one of the most successful PC companies of Taiwan, which now is an International Corporation that sell PCs mostly made from their own components. Very nifty and good for frequent fiddlers if you ask me: The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.

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Although overclocking has never been a supported practice from a manufacturer’s perspective, AOpen dedicated an entire page to overclocking and their recommended settings in the comprehensive User’s Guide that was packaged with the AX When I started the Winbench and Winstone programs, there was a long pause, a pause I’ve never encountered.

In addition, AOpen’s implementation of detecting temperatures pales in comparison with other boards and high price. Cards such as the Creative-Live do not use this connector. They also manufacture lots of other peripherals and are the 2nd largest motherboard manufacturer in the world.

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The scores fluctuate quite a bit and I cannot really pinpoint the exact problem, so I used the best scores out of three different separate runs.

The lowest-priced item in unused and unworn condition with absolutely no signs of wear. To guarantee a tightly integrated system, combine an AOpen motherboard with any one of motherbooard barebone cases and your favorite peripherals.

A bigger complain other than the 3rd fan-connector would be the lack of a proper manual in booklet form!


I think we will just have to wait and see. Otherwise, your existing BX motherboard would have been more than suffice your xa63 needs, since we see very little difference between the Apollo Pro and Intel BX chipsets at MHz operation.

We all know who Acer is, don’t we? However, when I tried to use the same settings on aopeh MS Pro, the system showed some instability, especially when running the Winstone benchmarks. The layout of the rest of the AX63 is perfectly identical to that of the AX6BC, the majority of the empty space on the mainboard is taken up by capacitors that are strategically placed around components that are critical to stable operation of the motherboard. Windows 98 2nd Edition Firstly, let me say mothergoard overclocking the Pentium II was very easy with this board.

AOpen AX63 Pro Apollo Pro Slot-1 ATX

To round things off, the 3 DIMM slots and the ATX power connector are placed in the same lower right hand corner that makes the case requirements for the AX63 as general as possible.

Maybe a newer BIOS or drivers could iron some kinks out. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. Eventually, to encourage manufacturers to explore the possibilities the other slot-1 chipset held, VIA released an updated version of the Apollo Pro that was pin-compatible with the Intel BX, and called this solution the Apollo Pro Plus.

There were a good number of capacitors both around the chip and a few smaller ones scattered around the board. This situation continues throughout all the tests. Now, with the recent entrance of the Apollo Pro Ait’s time to clean up the Apollo Pro motherboards.

AOpen AX63 Pro – motherboard – ATX – Slot 1 – Pro133A

ZD Winstone 99 Results. ZD Winstone 99 Results Benchmark. Other than that difference, there is no way you could tell the AX63 apart from the BX based AX6BC other than looking at the printed model number on the board.


The contents of the well known AOpen box include the following: Anyway, you should note that the generic drivers provided in Windows motherboadd Second Edition may not be the most stable driver around, although it worked fine during all my benchmarks.

The item may be missing the original packaging such as the original box or bag or tags or in the original packaging but not sealed.

AOpen AX63 Pro Apollo Pro 133 Slot-1 ATX

All but a single PCI slot can take a full length card while neither of the ISA slots is capable of accepting full length cards. I find it a bit odd but this board has 3 different jumper settings for 3 different FSB ranges.

In addition, the strange behaviour of these drivers seems to give varying disk benchmark results as you can see from the inconsistencies tabulated above. Windows 98 2nd Edition.

Ever since Intel gave up sole licensing, VIA has been creeping up appen has become a popular competitor. The sweet spots with the AX63’s FSB frequency range depends entirely on your hardware configuration, for those of you that can’t seem to get MHz to work, MHz may be what you’re looking for, and for those of you that can’t get MHz to work reliably, there’s always MHz.