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

A Closer Look At The Boards' Components, Continued

ManufacturerGigabyteMSIShuttleShuttleSoyo
ModelGA-6RXPro266 Master (MS-6366)AV30 (V11)AV32 (V14)SY-7VDA
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)4 GB DDR SDRAM2 GB SDRAM or 3 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM2 GB SDRAM or 2 GB DDR SDRAM3 GB DDR SDRAM
SDRAM Slots02020
DDR SDRAM Slots43323
Standard Features
Dimensions (LxW)30.5 cm x 25.0 cm30.5 cm x 24.3 cm30.5 cm x 24.3 cm30.5 cm x 20.0 cm
ISA Slots00000
PCI Slots55655
AGP 4X01111
AGP 4X (Pro)10000
AMR / CNRno/1no/1no/nono/1no/no
ACR Slotnonononono
Parallel Ports11111
Serial Ports22222
USB Ports (external)22222
USB Connectors onboard22442
IDE channels (UltraATA/100)44222
Fan Connectors33332
Additional Onboard Features
AC97 SoundCreative CT5880VIA-3058Avance Logic ALC100PAvance Logic ALC100PVIA VT1611A
External Audio ConnectorsLine Out/In/Micyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yesyes/yes/yes
Internal Audio Connectors(Number of Line-ins)33332
Wake on LAN (WOL)yesyesyesyesyes
Wake on Modem (WOM)yesyesyesyesyes
Infraredyesyesyesyesyes
Sensor for Chassis Intrusionyesnoyesyesno
Temperature Sensor under CPUyesyesyesyesyes
Additional UltraATA/100 interfacesPromise Ultra100 RAIDPromise Ultra100 RAIDnonono
Piezo Speakernoyesnonono
Settings
System Bus adjustable byDIPBiosBiosBiosBios
Frequency range for FSB66 MHz - 150 MHz133 MHz - 166 MHz133 MHz - 166 MHz133 MHz - 166 MHz66 - 166 MHz
1 MHz steps for System Bus possiblenoyesyesnoyes
CPU core voltage adjustableDIPBiosBiosBiosBios
Range for CPU core voltage1.55 - 1.80V1.60 - 1.85V1.55 - 1.75V1.6 - 1.8V1.60 - 1.75V
0.025V steps for VCorenon/ayesnoyes
0.5X steps for multiplieryesyesnonoyes
Multiplier settings3.0x - 8.0x3x - 9.5xnono3x - 8x
BIOS and Revisions
BIOSAMIAwardAwardAwardAward
BIOS version tested6RX F3B (14 MAR 01)V1.0B10 (15 FEB 01)AV32S279 (01 FEB 01)AV30S017 (16 JAN 01)7VDA-2AP1 (19 FEB 01)
Board Revision tested1N1996unkownunkownunkown
Notes
Clock GeneratorHIP6021CBWinbond (W83627HF-AW)Winbond (W83697HF)ICS 94227AFWinbond W255H
Network Conncector (100 Mbit Fast Ethernetnonoyes (via South bridge)noyes (via South bridge)
Model variationsnonoAV32AV30no
Bundles