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Avant-Garde: Four boards for AMD's Athlon 64 FX
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Model SK8N K8T Master 1.x (MS-9130) GA-K8NNXP-940 SK8V
Revision Rev. 1.03 1.0 1.0 1.0
BIOS Version 1004 BETA 001 (10/15/2003) V1.1B6 (09/25/2003) E05 (09/10/2003) and M01 (09/10/2003) First BETA
Form Factor / Size 30.5cm x 24.5 cm 30.5cm x 25.4cm 30.5 x 24.4cm/ATX 30.5cm x 24.5 cm
Chipset
CPU Support AMD Athlon64 FX + AMD Opteron AMD Opteron / Athlon FX-51 AMD Athlon FX AMD Athlon FX-51 / AMD Opteron
CPU Clock (2200/2000 MHz) 2200.10 MHz (0.00%) 2205.10 MHz (+0.23%) 2194.60 MHz (-0.24%) 2200 MHz
FSB Clock (200 MHz) 200.00 MHz (0.00%) 200.50 MHz (+0.23%) 199.50 MHz (-0.24%) 200 MHz DDR
Northbridge NVIDIA NForce3 Pro 150 VIA K8T800 nForce3 150 VIA K8T800
Southbridge NVIDIA NForce3 Pro 150 VIA VT8237 nForce3 150 VIA VT8237
Memory
Memory Type DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM DDR DDR SDRAM
Memory Speed(s) DDR333 DDR266/333/400 DDR400 DDR266, DDR333, DDR400
Memory Modes Dual-Channel Single-Channel, Dual-Channel Dual-Channel Single-Channel, Dual-Channel
Memory Timings 2.0-3-2-6 2.0-3-2-6 2.0-3-2-6 2.0-3-2-6
Memory Sockets 4 4 4 4
Maximum RAM 8 GB 8 GB 4 GB 8 GB
ECC / Registered Memory yes / yes Yes/Yes no/yes yes / yes
System Components
Piezo PC Speaker yes no yes no
AGP Card Lock yes no Yes yes
Northbridge Fan no no yes no
FAN Headers CPU. System, Power (3x) CPU(2X),system(1) CPU, System,power (3x) CPU, System, Power (3x)
Voltage Regulators 3-Phase 4-Phase 3-Phase+3-Phase(DPS module) 3-Phase
I/O Components
Mass Storage Controller NVIDIA NForce3 Pro 150 VIA VT8237 nForce3 150 VIA VT8237
Storage Ports 2x UltraATA/133 2x UltraATA/133, 2x SATA-150 2x UltraATA/133, 2x UltraATA/133, 2x SATA-150
Secondary Mass Storage Controller Promise PDC20378 no Silicon Image Sil3512 / GigaRAID Promise PDC20378
Secondary Storage Ports 2x SATA-150. 1x UltraATA/133 no 2x SATA-150,2x UltraATA/133 2x SATA-150. 1x UltraATA/133
RAID Support Raid Mode 0, 1, 0+1 RAID 0,1 RAID Mode 0, 1, 0+1 Raid Mode 0, 1, 0+1
Floppy Controller yes yes yes yes
Primary Network Controller NVIDIA NForce3 Pro 150 Broadcom BCM5705, 1000 Mbit/s Realtek 8110S (GbE) 3COM Marvel 940, 1000 Mbit/s
Secondary Network Controller no no Realtek 8201 no
Parallel / Serial 1 / 1 1/2 4 / 2 1 / 1
USB Ports (integrated / additional) 4 / 2 2/6 2 / 4 4 / 4
Firewire TI TSB43AB22A no TI 1394b VIA VT6307 (2 ports)
Game Port no no yes no
IR Connector no no yes no
Expansion Components
PCI Slots 5x 32Bit PCI 2.3 4x 32 bit PCI 2.3 5x 32 Bit PCI 2.3 5x 32Bit PCI 2.3
PCI-X / PCI Express no no/no no / no no
AGP AGP 3.0 (8x) AGP 3.0 (8X/Pro) AGP 3.0 (8X) AGP 3.0 (8x)
ACR / AMR / CNR no no / no / no no / no / no no
Features
Chassis Intrusion Detection no yes yes no
Temperature Monitoring CPU, System CPU,system CPU, System,power (3x) CPU, System
Fan Monitoring CPU, Chassis, PowerSupply CPU,chassis CPU, Northbridge, system,power CPU, Chassis, PowerSupply
Smart/Manual Fan Control yes yes yes yes
Voltage Monitoring CPU, DIMM, AGP CPU,chipset,DIMM,AGP CPU, Chipset, DIMM, AGP CPU, DIMM, AGP
Power-Up on... Keyboard, LAN, Modem Schedule, Keyboard, LAN, Modem Schedule, Keyboard, LAN, Modem Keyboard, LAN, Modem
Power-Up after Power Loss yes yes yes yes
Other Features BIOS LiveUpdate, PC Probe   @BIOS,Q-Flash InstantMusic, BIOS LiveUpdate, PC Probe
On-Board Audio
Type AC97 AC97 AC97 w/Universal Audio Jack AC97
Chip Realtek ALC 650 Realtek ALC 201 Realtek ALC658 ADI 1980
Surround Support 6 channel 2 Channel 6 Channel 6 channel
Jackets Line-In, Line-Out, Mic, SPDIF (opt./comp.) Line-in,Line-out, Mic Line-In, Line-Out, Mic Line-In, Line-Out, Mic, SPDIF (opt./comp.)
Connectors CD-In, AUX-In CD-In, AUX-In CD-In, AUX-In CD-In, AUX-In
BIOS Details
Type AMI Award/Phoenix Award AMI
Version / Date 2003 V118 M01 (Sep. 12, 2003) 2003
Update via DOS, BIOS, Windows, Internet DOS DOS,BIOS (Q-Flash),Internet(@BIOS) DOS, BIOS, Windows, Internet
Special Features ASUS QFan control, ASUS EZFlash, ASUS MyLogo2   Dual BIOS ASUS QFan control, ASUS EZFlash, ASUS MyLogo2
Configuration
Setup via BIOS BIOS BIOS BIOS
FSB Frequency Range / Steps 200-300 MHz / 1 MHz 200-233/1 MHz 200-300/1 MHz 100 - 300 MHz / 1 MHz
Memory Frequencies 200-266-300-333-400 MHz 100-133-166-200 200/266/333/400 MHz 266 / 333 / 400 MHz
Asynchronous Memory Clock yes no Yes yes
AGP Clock 66 - 75 / 1 MHz no 66-100/1 MHz auto
CPU Voltage Auto no 0.800-1.700/0.025 V unknown
Memory Voltage 2.5-2.7/0.1V 2.5-2.65/0.05V 2.5-2.8/0.1 V 2.5 - 2.8 / 0.1V
Chipset Voltage no no +0.1/0.2/0.3V no
AGP Voltage 1.5 - 1.7/0.1V no 1.5-1.8/0.1 V 1.5 - 1.65 / 0.5 V
Additional Information
Model Variations     Bundle GC-K8DPS+GC-SATA  
Notes ASUS QFan control, ASUS EZFlash, ASUS MyLogo2     ASUS Wifi slot, ASUS QFan control, ASUS EZFlash, ASUS MyLogo2
Add-Ons
Included Motherboard Tools BIOS Update Software, Monitoring Software, Logo Software BIOS Update Software, Overclocking Utility, Monitoring Utility(Core Center Pro) EasyTune / GMC /... BIOS Update Software, Monitoring Software, Logo Software
Included Software PCCillin Anti Virus 2002, InterVideo WinDVD Suite no Norton Internet security  
Cables 3 UltraATA, 2 SATA. 1 Floppy 2 UltraATA,2 SATA 2 SATA,4PATA,1FDD PCCillin Anti Virus 2002, InterVideo WinDVD Suite
Additional Add-Ons SATA power cable
1394 bracket
USB bracket
SPDIF bracket (optical/composite)
1 power cable   3 UltraATA, 2 SATA, 1 Floppy
SATA power cable
1394 bracket
USB bracket
SPDIF bracket (optical/composite)
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