The 6VJD comes complete with the standard implements, including a User’s Manual, Driver CD, and ATA66 and FDD cables. The User’s Manual is what we would consider to be average, in that it includes most of what you’ll need to get the board going, but little else.
Installation of the board did not result in any unpredicted occurrences, either mechanically or in terms of software. The single exception being that the ATX power connector and CPU fan connector are located rather close together, amidst a grouping of capacitors and inductors just large enough to make connection difficult. We recommend clamping on the heatsink and plugging it in before connecting the ATX power connector -- it'll save you a couple moments of grief.
Fig 1. Capacitor cluttering around the ATX power and CPU fan connectors make the connectors difficult to access.
As always, we recommend that, when installing a VIA-based board, the first drivers to be installed should be the latest version of VIA’s 4-in-1s (from VIA’s website, as they’ll likely be more recent than the version on the Driver CD), followed by a reboot, and installation of the necessary video drivers. Following that, other hardware drivers and software patches (such as DirectX) can be installed.
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