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Comparison: All The Chipsets For The P4

Single CPU in Dual Operation: P4 3.06 GHz with Hyper-Threading Technology
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Chipset Intel 845G Intel 845E SiS 658 SiS 645DX SiS 645
Introduction May 2002 May 2002 November 2002 March 2002 November 2001
Processor Plattform Socket 478 Socket 478 Socket 478 Socket 478 Socket 478
Supported CPU Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4
Chipset Northbridge Intel RG82845G Intel RG8245EES SiS 658 SiS 645DX SiS 645
Chipset Southbridge Intel 82801 DB Intel 82801 DB SiS 963 SiS 961 SiS 961
Front Side Bus Clock 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 100 MHz
Memory Clock 100/133/166 MHz 100/133 MHz 400/533/600 MHz 100/133/166/200 MHz 100/133 MHz
Asynchronous Memory Clock yes yes yes yes yes
FSB-Overclocking up to 166 MHz up to 166 MHz up to 200 MHz up to 166 MHz up to 133 MHz
max. # DIMM-Slots 3 3 4 3 3
max. Memory 3072 MB 3072 MB 2048 MB 3072 MB 3072 MB
SDRAM Support yes yes no yes yes
DDR SDRAM Support yes yes no yes yes
Dual DDR SDRAM Support no no no no no
RDRAM Support (Rambus) no no yes no no
Dual RDRAM Support (Rambus) no no yes no no
Ultra-DMA/33/66/100 yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes
Ultra-DMA/133 no no yes no no
Max. # USB 4 4 4 4 4
USB 2.0 yes yes yes no no
Max.# PCI Slots 6 6 6 6 6
Integrated Graphics yes no yes yes yes
AGP 1x / 2x / 4x yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes
AGP 8x no no yes no no
Hyper-Threading Support no (yes, Step 2) no no no no
Chipset Intel 845GE Intel 845PE Intel 850E Intel 850 Intel 845D
Introduction September 2002 September 2002 May 2002 January 2001 December 2001
Processor Plattform Socket 478 Socket 478 Socket 478 Socket 423/478 Socket 478
Supported CPU Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4 Intel Pentium 4
Chipset Northbridge Intel RG82845GE Intel RG8245PE Intel KC82850E Intel KC82850 Intel 82845
Chipset Southbridge Intel 82801 DB Intel 82801 DB Intel 82801 BA Intel 82801 BA Intel 82801 BA
Front Side Bus Clock 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 100/133 MHz 66/100/133 MHz
Memory Clock 100/133/166 MHz 100/133/166 MHz 400 MHz/533 MHz 400 MHz 100/133 MHz
Asynchronous Memory Clock yes yes yes yes yes
FSB-Overclocking up to 200 MHz up to 200 MHz up to 166 MHz up to 133 MHz up to 166 MHz
max. # DIMM-Slots 3 3 4 4 3
max. Memory 3072 MB 3072 MB 2048 MB 2048 MB 2048 MB
SDRAM Support no no no no no
DDR SDRAM Support yes yes no no yes
Dual DDR SDRAM Support no no no no no
RDRAM Support (Rambus) no no yes yes no
Dual RDRAM Support (Rambus) no no yes yes no
Ultra-DMA/33/66/100 yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes yes/yes/yes
Ultra-DMA/133 no no no no no
Max. # USB 4 4 4 4 4
USB 2.0 yes yes no no no
Max.# PCI Slots 6 6 6 6 6
Integrated Graphics yes no no no no
AGP 1x / 2x / 4x yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes yes / yes / yes
AGP 8x no no no no no
Hyper-Threading Support yes yes yes no no
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