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Features Table, Continued

Intel's Strike Force: 19 DDR-Motherboards With 845 Chipset and DDR-Support
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Manufacturer Chaintech DFI ECS Elitegroup FIC Gigabyte
Model 9BJDO NB70-SC P4IBAD VC15 GA-8IRXP
Chipset
Socket mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478 mPGA478
Clock (CPU/Bus) 2243.92 / 102.00 MHz 2199.82 / 100.00 2219.77 / 100.90 2204.99 / 100.21 2196.24 / 99.83
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 2048 MB 2048 MB 2048 MB
DIMM-Sockets 2, DDR 2, DDR 2, DDR 3, DDR 3, DDR
Memory Type DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered DDR-SDRAM, unbuffered
ECC-Support no yes no no no
Standard Components
Size (LxH) 30,5 cm x 22,0 cm 30,5 cm x 24,4 cm 30,4 cm x 24,4 cm 30.5 x 22.0 cm 30.6 x 24.4 cm
PCI Slots 5x 32 Bit 5x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit 6x 32 Bit
AGP 4x 4x 4x 4x 4x
AGP Card Lock yes yes yes no 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 2/2 2/2 2/2 2/2
Fan Headers 2 3 3 2 3
IDE Controller 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100 2x UltraATA/100
Additional Components
Piezo Speaker OnBoard yes 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 no yes yes no no
Temperature Monitoring CPU, System CPU / System CPU / System CPU / System CPU
Fan Status Monitoring CPU, Chassis CPU, 2x Chassis CPU, 2x Chassis CPU / System CPU, Power, Chassis
Network Controller no no no Realtek RTL8100L Intel 100 Mbit
IDE RAID Controller no no optional, HighPoint no Promise PDC20265
Firewire-Controller no no no no USB 2.0 (NEC)
SCSI-Controller no no no no no
Sound System
Type PCI Chip AC97 AC97 AC97 PCI
Hersteller/ Chip C-Media CMI8738 Realtek ALC201A Realtek ALC201A Realtek ALC201A Creative CT5880
Connectors (Int/Ext) 3/2 3/3 3/2 2/3 2/3
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) 1/0/1 1/1/1 1/0/1 0/1/1 0/1/1
Setup
CPU Config BIOS BIOS BIOS BIOS BIOS
Selectable Multipliers auto auto auto auto auto
FSB Range / Increments 100 - 132 / 1 100-132 / 1 100-130 / 2-3 100, 102, 105, 126, 130, 133, 136, 166, 200 100 - 200 / 1
Vcore Range / Increments n/a n/a 1.100 - 1.850 / 0.025 n/a 1.100 - 1.850 / 0.025
Vram / Increments n/a n/a n/a n/a 2.6 / 2.7 / 2.8
Vchipset / Increments n/a n/a n/a n/a AGP 1.6 / 1.7 / 1.8
Board and BIOS Details
Bios Award Award Award Award Award
Version 2 A 1.0B 1.1 F4
Date Dec 17, 2001 nov 20, 2001 Dec 3, 2001 Dec 17, 2001 Jan 7, 2002
Motherboard Revision 1.2 A 1.0 ? 2.0
Boot Devices Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN, USB-FDD/ZIP/CD/HD Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN Floppy, LS120, SCSI, CD, HD 0-3, ZIP100, LAN, USB-FDD/ZIP/CD/HD
Manual Interrupt Assignment yes yes yes yes yes
Special Features BIOS Post Codes Displayed for Debugging Buffer Strength Control ATA 66/100 Cable Message Hard Disk Boot Priority, shortcuts To BIOS Submenus
Shared Interrupts 1+5 1+5, 2/AC97, 4/USB ? ? ?
Clock Generator Realtek RTM660-109R Realtek RTM550-106R ICS 950202CF ICS950208BF
Other
Layout Issues See Evaluation See Evaluation none See Evaluation See Evaluation
Modell Variations HighPoint HPT372 optional
Shipment / Utilities
Manual / Qualität yes yes, average yes, comprehensive yes, comprehensive yes, excellent
Languages English Eng, Ger, Fre, Spa English English English
Quick Setup Guide no yes no no no
Cables 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x IDE-40, 1x Floppy 1x IDE-80, 1x Floppy
USB Adapter no no no no USB 2.0
Software Norton Anti Virus 2001, AutoSave, Adobe ActiveShare, Imagemore, Appio, X-Stop, E-Walla PC Cillin 2000, Hardware Doctor Norton Ghost, Norton Anti Virus
Other Only one Power Connector Dual BIOS
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