Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Ships with the following: The only downside can occur if either one of the drives dies. It’s basically like having a continuous backup drive. This good looking jet-black motherboard from Aopen is the hallmark of a new trend in motherboards – designer colours!
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It’s basically like having a continuous backup drive. It’s nice to see that all the IDE and FDD cable connectors have been located at the top of the board and are thus out the way in terms of PCI cards and accessible to even the tallest of cases ie.
If one of the hard drives should fail, the other drive has an exact mirror of the information and can soldier on.
If there is something to overlook on this board, Jumper 21 is it. Beginners Guides Cases and Access.
AOpen AK77 Pro Plus (KTA chipset) Review
This is what aopenn did by mistake while we were reviewing this board – embarrassing but true. With this, two identical drives mirror the data and with load balancing and elevator seek to provide a good fault tolerant solution for entry-level servers or simply data security.
Aopenn the other drive is replaced, the software that ships with the AK77plus, FastCheck, will rebuild the data. With data stripping two identical drives are set to read and write in parallel to increase overall performance. Personally, I’ve always preferred when the IDE connectors are in groups of two, side by side as it makes it generally easier to get at them.
This good looking jet-black motherboard from Aopen is the hallmark of a new trend in motherboards – ai77 colours!
– Aopen AK77 pro/plus (chipset Via KT) motherboard
The AK77Plus is one best looking boards we’ve seen in a long time – you can never go wrong wearing black I guess. While this really makes no difference in terms of performance, anything is better than the old brown standard of old. It can get a bit tricky when you have four IDE cable connectors side by side, but so long as you are not constantly moving cables around you should survive. This jumper comes into play if you are using a Duron processor, an Athlon at 1.
By default this is set to MHz for some un explicable reason. Ships with the following: The first, known as Am77 0 is data stripping.