Foxconn K8MA-8EKRS NVIDIA GeForce Micro ATX AMD Motherboard. Foxconn meets the current and future demands of high- performance. Gigabit Ethernet Connectivity The Foxconn K8MA-8EKRS features a fast Gigabit network interface for high-speed LAN connections at up to Mpbs data. Foxconn WinFast K8MA-8EKRS Motherboard Review – PCSTATS. Abstract: With the release of the nVIDIA’s GeForce series.

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Though the motherboard under review with the current BIOS version does not allow to set DRAM Timing, which is so important 6150i8ma performance, it was automatically set to 1T in our tests; detailed information on the memory mode is displayed at startup.

Besides, the board also shows the layout of all interface headers, which is a rare thing.

Foxconn 6150K8MA-8EKRS – motherboard – micro ATX – Socket 939 – GeForce 6150

The PCB layout is simple fortunately, there are practically no additional controllers. On the flip side, consumers looking to build a budget workstation machine can save a bit of money with a good integrated video motherboard, which precludes the need to buy a standalone videocard right off the bat.

It unveiled two models based on modifications of chipset combinations, promising to become very popular: With the release of the nVIDIA’s GeForce series chipsets, enthusiasts now have a high powered integrated option that does not well Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: But even though this model uses the top chipset in the series, it still has some empty seats on the PCB — BIOS write protection jumper it’s not soldered in all models of the current revision and an additional audio-in AUX-In.

Integrated video; it’s an area where AMD has not had a presence since the dawn of the Athlon 64 processor, and unfortunately it is also one of the largest markets. There are three 32 bit PCI slots for other expansion peripherals, such as a wireless network card or TV tuner. A standalone graphics card can also be installed in the single PCI Express x16 slot if desired. This model on the manufacturer’s web site Russian mirror The motherboard is kindly provided by 6150k8am manufacturer Sergei Pikalov peek ixbt.


The only jumper is placed in an ideal location, access to it is not hampered even when a motherboard is installed into a narrow PC case.

It supports audio output to 8 speakers, but there is no bit audio support and other advantages of High Definition Audio. There is a brief description of jumper functions on a PCB. Privacy policy and Terms of Use. As for now, we offer a traditional express-comparison of results demonstrated by this and other models of the same class.

The models are practically no different, except for their chipsets and the resulting functionalitythey use the same PCB with the same peculiarities, and even the same BIOS version: On the whole, motherboard functionality is on a high for a presumably budget model level.

Noise level, dB A: Sergei Pikalov peek ixbt. Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus.

Proprietary technologies and peculiarities SuperBoot — PC boot acceleration: If you watch movies mainly on your monitor, you can still enjoy the benefits of the GeForce ‘s HD accelerator there. Write a comment below.

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In this case we decided to limit ourselves to publishing the results of a single motherboard on a different chipset SiSas the performance of AMD64 solutions does not depend on a chipset to be more exact, only periphery’s and probably video card’s performance depends on it. About Us Employment Privacy Policy. It’s very strange that HDA support, which finally found its way to NVIDIA chipsets, is not included in this motherboard, which is intended for a home multimedia center!

Other manufacturers are already doing this, and it really does same DIY’ers time and headaches. Sandy Bridge Trying out the new method. SuperStep to overclock and monitor system parametersSuperLogo to change the graphic logo at startupand SuperUpdate to search for the latest BIOS version via Internet and to flash the loaded image.


All the bracket headers are at the bottom of the motherboard, which helps 8ejrs things tidy. Video 3Digests Video cards: The board also contains a voltage regulator for memory consisting of several uF capacitors.

In terms of goodies, the motherboard incorporates onboard analog video, a 7. The particular board we tested did not come with a user’s manual, which is a bit surprising, however there is one included on the driver CD. Foxconn SuperUtilites package is a typical set of utilities: The deciding factor may be its low price, but we actually had no reliable information about it at the time we published this article.

Enthusiasts want custom machines, with features they can customize. It’s practically excellent for a microATX motherboard. As the graphics slot is too close to memory slots, an installed video card may hamper your 6150km8a with memory modules. Both the nVidia GeForce chipset and nForce Southbridge are cooled with silent passive aluminum heatsinks. The mentioned BIOS parameters are available in this version, but the viability of non-standard settings hasn’t been tested.

Current chipsets featuring integrated video are loaded with features but lack performance especially when it comes to 3D games. Foxconn include a decent software bundle here; with a full copy of Norton Internet Security among the titles.

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The 3-phase switching voltage regulator of the processor incorporates three field-effect transistors per channel, five uF capacitors, four uF ones, and several ones of lesser capacitance. Frequency response from 40 Hz to 15 kHzdB: Dynamic range, dB A: There is a load menu function, which allows to choose a boot device to startup a system without modifying BIOS Setup.

There has been a lot of focus on motherboard capacitors in the last year, so we make a point of listing the brands used on the boards we test. Doom 3 and Conclusion.