Got Apex heeft een review klaarliggen van het AOpen AX6C moederbord gebaseerd op Intel's i820 chipset. Overklokkers kunnen kiezen uit 15 verschillende FSB instellingen tussen 100 en 160MHz. Vreemd is alleen dat de beloofde voltage tweaks ontbraken:
Overall, I was very pleased with this motherboard. A very fine product from AOPen. I didn't once run into any problems that could be pointed at the board, and it ran beautifully throughout all my tests. It was beautiful to see my TnT run when the board had a 160 mhz fsb, and it auto-detected AGP 4x when I plopped in a GeForce. One thing that I did not stress through the article is just how fast this board is when paired with an 814 mhz processor and Rambus. Win 98 loaded very quickly, the BIOS flew by VERY quickly, and any task I threw at it were taken in stride by this zippy machine.
The main problem, as I previously stated, was that this board does not have the promised voltage adjustments. Hopefully, AOpen will fix this in a bios update, but currently there is no way to change the voltage through the bios. This board also felt very tight, with limited room between the cpu, AGP, and ram slots. Trace lengths are definitely shorter and should produce a quicker, more stable board, but excess cooling on the AGP card and cpu has to be cut down to make everything fit.