Overclockers Workbench heeft een interview gepost met Jeremy van Abit Taiwan:
Q1: What would be the strategy of ABIT in terms of support K6-3 and also
the K7 architecture? When is the expected model and date of release of
We intend to continue to support the Socket 7 architecure as long as it remains a viable market for us. In that light we have just come out with our first Super 7 board the SK5, it comes with sound and video on board, making for a cost efficient solution for the SS7 market, and yes, it comes with Soft Menu II
Q2: Will ABIT boards less overclockable because of the pressure from
For our boards with Intel Chipsets we make our boards according to the Intel specs, whether or not a CPU is overclockable or not depends on the restrictions that Intel puts on the CPUs, not us.
Q3: Is there any possibility of using K6-2 or Pentium CPUs on to a
Sloket to be used on Slot 1 boards just like Socket 370
We have no such plans as of now.
Q4: Any plans to release pre-production or beta BIOS so that uses can
test them .. just like what ASUS does.
We have considered that and might do that with a few select sites
Q5: Can the BX6 / BH6 use the Katmai processor?
Yes, they should have Katmai support.
Q6: Will future Super 7 boards be jumperless?
Yes, the SK5 features Soft Menu II