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Intel's Strike Force: 19 DDR-Motherboards With 845 Chipset and DDR-Support
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Hersteller A-Trend Abit Aopen Asus Biostar
Model Xsonic ATC8020 DB7-RAID AX4B P4B266 M7TDF
Chipset
Socket mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478
Clock (CPU/Bus) 2199.88 / 99.63 2199.91 / 100.0 2196.24 / 99.83 2219,76/100,90 2200.01 / 100.00
Northbridge i845D i845D i845D i845D i845D
Southbridge i82801BA i82801BA i82801BA i82801BA i82801BA
Northbridge Fan no no no no no
Form Factor ATX ATX ATX ATX ATX
Memory
Maximum RAM 2048 MB 2048 MB 3072 MB 3072 MB 4096 MB
DIMM-Sockets 2, DDR 2, DDR 3, DDR 3, DDR 4, DDR
Memory Type DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered
ECC-Support no yes no yes no
Standard Components
Size (LxH) 30,5 cm x 22,5 cm 30.5 x 24.4 cm 30,5 cm x 24,4 cm 30,5 cm x 24,0 cm 30.5 x 22.5 cm
PCI Slots 6x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit 5x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit
AGP 4x 4x 4x 4x 4x
AGP Card Lock yes yes yes yes yes
ACR / AMR / CNR no / no / yes no / no / yes no / no / yes no / no / yes no / no / yes
Parallel Ports 1 1 1 1 1
Serial Ports 2 2 2 2 2
USB internal/external 2/2 3/1 2/2 2/2 2/2
Fan Headers 3 3 3 3 2
IDE Controller 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100
Additional Components
Piezo Speaker OnBoard no yes yes no no
Wake on LAN (WOL) yes yes yes yes yes
Wake on Modem (WOM) yes yes yes yes yes
IrDA-Port yes yes yes yes yes
Chassis Intrusion Detection yes no yes no
Temperature Monitoring CPU1, CPU2, System CPU / System CPU / System CPU / System CPU / System
Fan Status Monitoring CPU, Power, Chassis CPU, 2x Chassis no CPU, 2x Chassis CPU, Chassis
Network Controller optional no no no no
IDE RAID Controller optional, Promise Highpoint HPT372 no no optional HighPoint HPT372
Firewire-Controller no no no USB 2.0 no
SCSI-Controller no no no no no
Sound System
Type AC97 + PCI Chip AC97 AC97 PCI Sound Chip AC97
Hersteller/ Chip SIGMATEL STAC9708T,
Creative CT5880
Realtek ALC200 Analog Device AD1885 C-Media CMI8738 Realtek ALC201A
Connectors (Int/Ext) 3/3 3/3 2/3 3/3 3/3
External Line (Out/In/Mic) 1/1/1 1/1/1 1/1/1 1/1/1 1/1/1
Internal Line (Out/In/CD) 1/1/1 0/1/2 1/0/1 1/1/1 1/1/1
Setup
CPU Config BIOS BIOS BIOS Bios/DIP BIOS
Selectable Multipliers auto 8 - 23 / 1 8 - 24 / 1 8.0 - 24.0 / 1 auto
FSB Range / Increments 100-130 / 2-3 100 - 250 / 1 100 - 200 / 1 100 - 200 / 1 100 - 166 / 1
Vcore Range / Increments n/a 1.100 - 1.625 / 0.025 1.100 - 1.850 / 0.025 1.500 - 1.700 / 0.025 n/a
Vram / Increments n/a 2.5 - 2.7 / 1 n/a 2.5 - 2.7 / 0.1 n/a
Vchipset / Increments n/a n/a n/a n/a n/a
Board and BIOS Details
Bios Award Award Award Award Award
Version 1.2 ? 1.02 1005 1.29
Date Dec 4, 2001 nov 6, 2001 Jan 14, 2002 Dec 27, 2001 Dec 28, 2001
Motherboard Revision ? ? ? 2.01 1.1
Boot Devices Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN, ATA133 RAID Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN, USB-FDD/ZIP/CD/HD Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN, USB-FDD/ZIP/CD/HD Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN
Manual Interrupt Assignment no yes no yes no
Special Features n/a FSB Ratio 3:1, 4:1, fixed
Shared Interrupts ? ? ? ? ?
Clock Generator ICS 950202CF Realtek RTM360-408 CYP628152 ICS 950209CF CYP622236
Other
Layout Issues See Evaluation See Evaluation See Evaluation See Evaluation See Evaluation
Modell Variations ATC8020/GLR (Intel LAN, Promise RAID) Pro Version On-Board RAID
Shipment / Utilities
Manual / Qualität yes yes, excellent yes, excellent yes, excellent yes
Languages English English English, German English English
Quick Setup Guide no no yes yes no
Cables 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-Kabel (UDMA-100), 1x Floppy-Kabel 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy
USB Adapter no no no 1 x USB-Adapter (4x)
Software See Evaluation 1x Driver CD
Other 1 x Quick Reference Card
1 x Quick Setup Guide
1 x Sound-Adapter (Digital)
1 x Asus Sticker
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