ECS AMD690GM-M2 V1.0A Motherboard Review :: Bundle

03-12-2007 · Category: Motherboards

By Benjamin Sun
  • Driver CD
  • IDE Cable
  • COM1 port
  • SATA Cable
  • Rear IO
  • User Guide
  • Hardware Installation Guide

The bundle is austere by any measure, with the hardware bundle consisting of a single SATA cable, an IDE cable, a COM1 port bracket and the Rear IO shield. This is enough to get the new user started but not enough to run a basic RAID array, which this board supports through the ATI AHCI controller and a Silicon Image Sil3132 chip.


ECS AMD690GM-M2 V1.0A Motherboard Review Bundle

Bundle


The driver CD comes with drivers for XP and Vista, the new Operating System from Microsoft. ATI drivers are robust and available for Vista for both their motherboards and their video cards. You can download the latest drivers off ATI's website by going to www.ati.com and choosing the Drivers and Software tab. At this point, choose the OS, the product the drivers are for and the specific product. At this point, download the drivers, install them and you're good to go.