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DDR for Pentium III: 10 Boards with VIA Apollo Pro 266

A Closer Look At The Boards' Components

ManufacturerAopenAopenAsusChaintechDFI
ModelAX37 PlusAX37 ProCUV266CT-6VJDCD70-SC
PlatformSocket 370Socket 370Socket 370Socket 370Socket 370
NorthbridgeVT8633 (VIA Apollo Pro 266)VT8633 (VIA Apollo Pro 266)VT8633 (VIA Apollo Pro 266)VT8633 (VIA Apollo Pro 266)VT8633 (VIA Apollo Pro 266)
SouthbridgeVT8233VT8233VT8233VT8233VT8233
Form factorATXATXATXATXATX
Memory
Maximum Memory (MByte)3 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM
SDRAM Slots00000
DDR SDRAM Slots33333
Standard Features
Dimensions (LxW)30.5 cm x 24.4 cm30.5 cm x 24.4 cm30.5 cm x 24.5 cm30.5 cm x 210. cm30.5 cm x 24.4 cm
ISA Slots00000
PCI Slots66556
AGP 4X11010
AGP 4X (Pro)00101
AMR / CNRno/1no/11/nono/1no/1
ACR Slotnono11no
Parallel Ports11111
Serial Ports22222
USB Ports (external)22222
USB Connectors onboard22224
IDE channels (UltraATA/100)42222
Fan Connectors33323
Additional Onboard Features
AC97 SoundAD1885AD1885C3DXAvance Logic ALC200VIA VT1611A
External Audio ConnectorsLine Out/In/Micyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yes
Internal Audio Connectors(Number of Line-ins)33333
Wake on LAN (WOL)yesyesyesyesyes
Wake on Modem (WOM)yesyesyesyesyes
Infraredyesyesyesyesyes
Sensor for Chassis Intrusionnonononono
Temperature Sensor under CPUyesyesyesyesyes
Additional UltraATA/100 interfacesPromise Ultra100 RAIDnononono
Piezo Speakeryesyesnoyesyes
Settings
System Bus adjustable byBiosBiosJumperBiosBios
Frequency range for FSB133 MHz - 248 MHz133 MHz - 248 MHz66 MHz - 202 MHz133 - 170 MHz133 MHz - 166 MHz
1 MHz steps for System Bus possibleyesyesn/ayesyes
CPU core voltage adjustableyesyesBiosyesn/a
Range for CPU core voltage- 3.50V to + 1.30V- 3.50V to + 1.30V1.70 - 1.20V1.4 - 1.75Vn/a
0.025V steps for VCorenonoyesyesn/a
0.5X steps for multiplieryesyesn/an/ayes
Multiplier settings3x - 8x3x - 8xn/an/a3.0 x - 8.0 X
BIOS and Revisions
BIOSAwardAwardAwardAwardAward
BIOS version testedR1.01A (02 FEB 01)R1.01A (02 FEB 01)Rev. 1001 BETA 015P1 (21 FEB 01)6VJD0213 (13 FEB 01)6A6LUD49 (21 FEB 01)
Board Revision testedunkownunkown1.04unkown0.3
Notes
Clock GeneratorWinbond (W83697HF)Winbond (W83697HF)CPU: ICS 94237AF RAM: ICS 93714DFWinbond W255HWinbond (W83697HF)
Network Conncector (100 Mbit Fast Ethernetnonoyes, via 3COM Chipnono
Model variationsAX37 PlusAX37 Prono6V JD2 (2xSDR & 2xDDR)no
Bundles1 x CD (Norton Antivirus2000)1 x CD (Aopen Bonus Pack)1 x CD (Norton Antiviruns2000)1 x CD (Aopen Bonus Pack)1 x CD (CD70 & Antivirus)