Applies to
ECS EliteGroup Computer Systems Socket 462 K7S5A Motherboards

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Driver Date & Version
2002/12/17 (rev. 1.0/3.0/3.1)


There are three revisions of ECS K7S5A motherboards in ECS website, each revision comes with its own user manual.

  1. K7S5A PCB Revision V1.X - English manual for K7S5A PCB V1.X (353 KB)
  2. K7S5A PCB Revision V3.1 - English manual for K7S5A PCB V3.1 (357 KB)
  3. K7S5A PCB Revision V3.1B - English manual for K7S5A PCB V3.1B (743 KB)

The K7S5A motherboard manuals are basic yet information. Classic manuals where you can find information such as Introduction to the Motherboard, Installing the motherboard, Using Bios and configuration and using the software that come with the motherboard.

Determine Your ECS K7S5A Motherboard Revision

Please look for the model name and version near the PCI port or memory DIMM socket as below.

Usually you can find the model number near the PCI or DDR memory slot

Revision number can be found here.

K7S5A Motherboard Specification and Features

Processor Supports AMD Athlon XP/Athlon/Duron processors

Supports 200/266 MHz Front-Side Bus

Processors are automatically configured using firmware and a synchronous Host/DRAM Clock Scheme.

Memory Two 168-pin DIMM slots for SDRAM memory modules

Two 184-pin DIMM slots for DDR memory modules

Support SDRAM up to 133 MHz /DDR up to 266 MHz memory bus

Maximum installed memory is 1GB

Expansion Slots One AMR slot for a special audio/modem riser card

One AGP4X slot for AGP 2.0-compliant interface

Five 32-bit PCI slots for PCI 2.2-compliant bus interface

Onboard IDE channels Primary and Secondary PCI IDE channels

Support for PIO (programmable input/output) modes

Support for Multiword DMA modes

Support for Bus Mastering and Ultra DMA 33/66/100 modes

Power Supply and Power Management ATX power supply connector

Meets ACPI 1.0b and APM 1.2 requirements keyboard power on/off

Supports RTC Alarm Wake On Modem AC97 Wake-Up and USB Wake-Up

AC97 Audio Codec Compliant AC97 2.2 specification

Supports 18-bit ADC (Analog Digital Converter) and DAC (Digital Analog Converter) as well as 18-bit stereo full duplex codec

Built-in Ethernet LAN (optional) Built-in 10BaseT/100BaseTX Ethernet LAN

LAN controller integrates Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY compliant with IEEE802.3u 100BASE-TX 10BASE-T and ANSI X3.263 TP-PMD standards

Compliant with ACPI 1.0 and the Network Device Class Power Management 1.0

High Performance provided by 100Mbps clock generator and data recovery circuit for 100Mbps receiver

Onboard I/O Ports Built-in Multi-threaded IO Link Delivering 1.2GB/s

Provides PC99 Color Connectors for easy peripheral device connections

Floppy disk drive connector with 1Mb/s transfer rate

Two serial ports with 16550-compatible fast UART

One parallel port with ECP and EPP support

Two USB ports and optional two USB ports module

Two PS/2 ports for keyboard and mouse

One infrared port connector for optional module

Hardware Monitoring Built-in hardware monitoring for CPU & System temperatures fan speeds and mainboard voltages.
Onboard Flash ROM Supports Plug and Play configuration of peripheral devices and expansion cards
Dimensions ATX form factor (30.5cm x 24.4cm)

Download K7S5a Motherboard Manual here.

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