The jumperless design meant that the user could set the CPU speed and many other CPU related features such as core voltage and I/O voltage within the BIOS. When Abit moved to the Pentium II line Abit redesigned the jumperless design to give the user more flexibility in settings for the CPU and named it "Softmenu II". This proved to be a big hit as Abit sold many of the new BX6 and BH6 motherboards based on this new technology to overclockers. When ATA-66 came to the market Abit took their Softmenu II software, redesigned it to give even more flexibility in the BIOS for the CPU, ATA-66 controller and added it onto a BX motherboard and released the BE6 motherboard. This was a huge hit due to the well loved and super performance of the BX chipset and also being able to have the ATA-66 hard disk controller and up to 8 IDE drives. ABIT's first AMD Athlon board came in the form of the KA7.
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