It looks like Epox has responded to all of the positive feedback on its 8KTA+ board, and are using the Via 686B Southbridge chip on the 8KTA2
for ATA/100 support. Other than that it looks the same as the 8KTA+, but it adds a nice feature to this board that were holding some people back from trying it out.
Courtesy of: rylan
FULL STORY @ (http://www.epox.com/html/english/products/motherboard/ep-8kta2.htm)