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Asus, DFI, MSI Give Mobos The Crossfire Treatment
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Manufacturer Asus DFI MSI
Internet Website www.asus.com www.dfiweb.com www.msi.com.tw
Model A8R-MVP RDX200 CF-DR RD480 Neo2
Revision 1.02 A02 1.A
BIOS Version 0201 2005-11-02 080012
Chipset
CPU Clock 2406 2400 2412
Northbridge ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Crossfire ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Crossfire ATI Radeon Xpress 200 Crossfire
Southbridge ULi1575 ATI SB450 ULi1573
Memory
Memory Sockets 4 4 4
Maximum RAM 4 GB DDR400 4 GB DDR400 4 GB DDR400
System Components
Piezo PC Speaker - yes -
PCIe Card Lock yes - -
Northbridge Fan - yes -
FAN Headers CPU, System (2x) CPU, System (3x) CPU, System (x2)
I/O Components
Mass Storage Controller Uli M1575 ATI SB450 Uli M1573
Storage Ports 4x SATA2, 2x UltraATA/100 4x SATA2, 2x UltraATA/100 4x SATA2, 2x UltraATA/100
RAID Support 0, 1, 0+1 0, 1 0, 1
Secondary Mass Storage Controller - SiL3114CT176 -
Secondary Storage Ports - 4x SATA -
RAID Support - 0, 1, 0+1, 5 -
Primary Network Controller Marvell 88E8001 PCI Marvell 88E8053 PCIe Realtek 8110SB PCI
Secondary Network Controller - Marvell 88E8001 PCI -
Parallel / Serial 1 / 1 0 / connector 1 / 1
USB Ports (integrated / additional) 4 / 4 4 / 2 4 / 4
Firewire (integrated / additional) 1 / 1 1 / 1 1 / 2
Game Port connector - -
IR Connector - connector connector
Expansion Components
PCI Slots 3 3 2
PCI Express 2 x16, 1 x1 2 x16, 1 x1 2 x16, 2 x1
Features
Temperature Monitoring yes yes yes
Fan Monitoring yes yes yes
Smart/Manual Fan Control yes / no yes / no yes / no
Voltage Monitoring yes yes yes
Power-Up on... RTC, Modem, PS/2, PCI RTC, PCI RTC, PCIe, PCI, PS/2
Power-Up after Power Loss yes yes yes
On-Board Audio
Type HDA HDA HDA
Chip ADI AD1986A Realtek ALC882 Realtek ALC880
Surround Support 5.1 7.1 7.1
Jackets 3x Jacks, SPDIF coax out 6x Jacks, SPDIF coax in & out 5x Jacks, SPDIF optical out
Connectors 5x2 pin Front Audio, 2x CD-in 5x2 pin Front Audio, CD-in 5x2 pin Front Audio, CD-in
BIOS Details
Type AMI Phoenix AMI
Version / Date 2005-11-04 2005-10-25
Configuration
FSB Frequency Range / increments 200-400 200-500 200-350
Memory Frequencies 100,133,166,188,200 100,120,133,140,150,166,180,200 100,133,166,200
PCIe Clock 100-150 - 100-200
CPU Voltage 0.8V-1.35V; increments 0.025V 2.4%-36% Overvoltage; increments 2.4% +750mV; increments 50mV
Memory Voltage 2.65V 2.7V 2.75V 2.8V 2.85V 2.9V 3V 3.1V 2.4V 2.46V 2.51V 2.55V 2.6V 2.65V 2.7V 2.75V 2.8V 2.84V 2.9V 2.94V 2.99V up to 4.03V 2.5V 2.85V increments 0.05V
Chipset Voltage 1.2V-1.5V increments 0.1V 1.2V-1.5V increments 0.1V 1.2V-1.5V 0.05V
Add-Ons
Cables 2x PATA , 2x SATA, 2x SATA Power, 1x Floppy 2x PATA , 4x SATA, 4x SATA Power, 1x Floppy 1x PATA , 1x SATA, 1x SATA Power, 1x Floppy
Additional Add-Ons Bracket with 2x USB & Gameport, Bracket with 2x Firewire   Bracket with 2x USB
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