last change: 16.02.2003

since 16.9.2000

A7V Troubleshooting
Why the heck is there a tank ?!?

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"HowTo" Guides
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BIOS related information
CPU related information


A7V related Links

ASUS Technical Support International
Lots of info and help, as well as BIOSes, drivers, Software

ASUS Technical Support Germany
New BIOSes sometimes are available here first

ASUS NetQ Knowledge Base and Discussion Forum
Quite useless, but official. More questions than answers (totally sluggish, at least for me)

ASUS Techref articles
ASUS Techref Monthly FAQ
Here's lots of info, some on A7V problems & solutions, too

alt.comp.periphs.mainboard.asus on GOOGLE.COM (former DejaNews)
THE definitive source of A7V info

Bios Guide by "Adrian's Rojak Pot"
Ever wondered what all those Options do? read it here! (under construction)
Site dealing with original A7V and CPU compatibility in general. Here's a article in the forum if you want to ask the author questions of want to contribute.
Extremely useful site :
BIOS modifications (FXD) for lower idle temperature
Some other BIOS fixes (Data Corruption Fixes etc.), RAID BIOSes and Drivers (without hardware changes!), Expert BIOSes etc.
Plus: An archive of all original A7V Family BIOSes
(The site is being reconstructed as far as I know. Above link leads to the Forum, the files are here)

"Crazy Ape's" Page
Info and Files on ATA 100 RAID modification

Very Good and very active forums
Have a look at the Forum here. There's a forum for ASUS motherboards exclusively
good and quite active hardware forum !

Some VERY interesting programs to identify Processor Speed, AGP options and to set chipset features
(SoftFSB is mirrored here)

Old Sites:

A7V Tome of Knowledge (not updated since June 2001)
Lots of info and articles, some specialities, too (like data sheets of several A7V components) (site is down, but it's available at
A7V FAQ - not 100% up-to-date but very useful (gone, now it forwards to a site dealing with hardware in general)
Great info for everything VIA related.
Very good Driver installation Guides and newest 4-in-1 Drivers can be found here

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