Staying In Control With Trusted Platform Modules

A Closer View, Continued

There are four PCI slots. Between them you can see the connector that links the expansion board to the base board.

In the smaller chassis variants, HP uses exactly the same basic MicroATX motherboard. However, the board was designed with the possibility of using a daughterboard to add more PCI slots. The motherboard features two 32 bit PCI slots only, but is extended with two additional slots in case of our test sample.

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Technical Specifications
ProcessorIntel Pentium 4 Processor 630 (3.0 GHz, 2 MB L2 Cache)
Memory2x 256 MB DDR2 (PC2-4200/DDR2-533)
Memory Slots4 DIMM
Hard Drive80 GB (7,200 RPM)
Drive Bays3x 5.25", 1x 3.5", 2x hidden 3.5"
CD/DVD DriveDVD-ROM 16x/48x
Floppy Disk Drive1.44 MB Floppy
Hard Disk ControllerSMART III Serial ATA 3.0 Gb/s
ChassisConvertible Minitower
Graphics InterfacePCI Express x16
Video driverMicrosoft Windows XP Professional, Microsoft Windows XP Home and SuSE Linux
Slots2 PCI full size, 1 PCI Express x1 full size, 1 PCI Express x16 full size (2 add., full size, PCI)
SoundIntegrated High Definition-Audio w/ Realtek 2 Channel ALC260 Codec
NetworkIntegrated Broadcom NetXtreme Gigabit Ethernet with TPM (BCM5752)
Network cardsIntel Pro 1000 MT Gigabit NIC (x1 PCI Express)
External IO portsRear: 6x USB 2.0, 1x serial port, 1x parallel port, 2x PS/2 for keyboard/mouse, 1x RJ45 networking, 1x D-SUB VGA, Audio IO Front: 2 USB 2.0, headphone
  • jimmy99099099
    Could you give some detailed information about this board? i was given one a few weeks back and i have been trying to find out the information. (Decent selling price, How much RAM it supports, The best CPU for it (Currently a intel pentium 4,) and the basic conclusion of being able to use this as a standalone PC motherboard?) Also a wiring diagram would be appreciated as i have had no luck in wiring the thing up.