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16 P4 Chipsets Compared

Twice The Power: SiS655 With Dual DDR333
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SiS645 SiS645DX SiS648 SiS655
Introduction Nov-01 Mar-02 Jul-02 Dec-02
Northbridge SiS645 SiS645DX SiS648 SiS655
Southbridge SiS961 SiS961 SiS963 SiS963
FSB clock 100 MHz QDR 100 MHz QDR 100, 133 MHz QDR 100, 133 MHz QDR
overclocking Max. ~ 120 MHz Max. ~166 MHz Max. ~180 MHz Max. ~180 MHz
Memory type DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM
Memory clock 100, 133, 166 MHz DDR 100, 133, 166 MHz DDR 100, 133, 166 MHz DDR 100, 133, 166 MHz DDR
Asynchronous memory clock yes yes yes yes
Max. memory 3 GB 3 GB 2 GB 3 GB
Max. modules 3 DIMM 3 DIMM 3 DIMM 4 DIMM
Dual Channel support no no no yes
UltraATA 100/133 yes / no yes / no yes / yes yes / yes
Max. #USB 6 6 6 6
USB type USB 1.1 USB 1.1 USB 2.0 USB 2.0
Max. #PCI 6 6 6 6
AGP 4X/8X yes / no yes / no yes / yes yes / yes
Hyper Threading support no no only new revisions yes
VIA P4X266 VIA P4X266A VIA P4X333 Ali Aladdin P4
Introduction Aug-01 Dec-01 May-02 Dec-01
Northbridge VT8753 P4X266A P4X333 M1671
Southbridge VT8233 VT8233A VT8233A M1535D+
FSB clock 100 MHz QDR 100 MHz QDR 100, 133 MHz QDR 100 MHz QDR
overclocking Max. ~ 150 MHz Max. ~ 166 MHz Max. ~180 MHz Max. ~150 MHz
Memory type DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM DDR SDRAM
Memory clock 100, 133 MHz DDR 100, 133 MHz DDR 100, 133, 166 MHz DDR 100, 133 MHz DDR
Asynchronous memory clock yes yes yes yes
Max. memory 4 GB 3 GB 3 GB 3 GB
Max. modules 4 DIMM 4 DIMM 4 DIMM 3 DIMM
Dual Channel support no no no no
UltraATA 100/133 yes / no yes / yes yes / yes yes / no
Max. #USB 6 6 6 6
USB type USB 1.1 USB 2.0 USB 2.0 USB 1.1
Max. #PCI 5 5 5 7
AGP 4X/8X yes / no yes / no yes / no yes / no
Hyper Threading support no no no no
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    eikona studios , December 29, 2009 8:09 PM
    I need to purchase a motherboard 655 max ms-6730.
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