A reasonably priced and good performance mainboard is probably what you would be looking for during this period of worldwide economy slowdown. Gigabyte 7SDX is the right choice as it is based on the SIS733 integrated chipset. SiS733 chipset is SiS’s representative product since it makes it’s comeback into the chipset market. SiS733 has quality performance and is highly recommended by worldwide media for it’s top-notch performance. As GA-SDX is based on the SiS733, it would definitely be the best platform for your daily operations.
GA-7SDX supports the new FSB266/200 AMD AthlonTM/DuronTM CPU. With an approved power supply unit, it will perform rock stable and fast. 3 SDRAM Slots are provided supporting up to 1.5GB of SDRAM. It also comes with an AGP 4X AGP Slot for connecting your high end graphics card. Ultra ATA-100 interface onboard supports the ATA100 harddisk for transfer rates up to 100Mhz per second. 5 PCI slots allow future expandability to your system.
In addition, GA-7SDX removed some of the seldom use connectors. This not only greatly improved the overall performance, it also make the board very affordable to consumers. The BIOS has built in overclocking functionalities allowing overclockers to tweak their system to its maximum performance. The onboard IrDA and 4 USB (2 by cable) allow easy integration of multimedia equipments. GA-7SDX is definitely worth your consideration in creating a high performance machine at a fraction of the cost.