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Pentium 4 with Dual DDR: Endurance Test of Seven Motherboards with the Granite Bay Chipset

Feature Tables

ManufacturerAOpenAsusDFIGigabyte
Websitewww.aopen.com.twwww.asus.com.twwww.dfi.comwww.gigabyte.com.tw
ModelAX4R PlusP4G8XNB80-EAGA-8INXP
Chipset
SocketSocket mPGA478Socket mPGA478Socket mPGA478Socket mPGA478
Clock (CPU/Bus)3081.54 / 133.983067.15 / 133.353059.42 / 133.023059.42 / 133.02
Northbridgei7205i7205i7205i7205
Southbridgei82801DB (ICH4)i82801DB (ICH4)i82801DB (ICH4)i82801DB (ICH4)
Northbridge Fanyesnonoyes
Form FactorATXATXATXATX
Memory
Maximum RAM4096 MB4096 MB4096 MB4096 MB
DIMM-Sockets4, DDR4, DDR4, DDR4, DDR
Memory TypeDDR-SDRAM, unbufferedDDR-SDRAM, unbufferedDDR-SDRAM, unbufferedDDR-SDRAM, unbuffered
Memory FrequenciesDual-Channel DDR200, DDR266Dual-Channel DDR200, DDR266Dual-Channel DDR200, DDR266Dual-Channel DDR200, DDR266
ECC-Supportyesyesyesyes
Standard Components
Size (LxH)305 x 244 mm305 x 244 mm305 x 244 mm
PCI Slots6x PCI 2.2, 32 Bit5x PCI 2.2, 32 Bit5x PCI 2.2, 32 Bit5x PCI 2.2, 32 Bit
AGP3.0 / AGP 8x3.0 / AGP 8x3.0 / AGP 8x3.0 / AGP 8x
AGP Card Lockyesnoyesno
ACR / AMR / CNRno / no / yesyes / no / nono / no / yesno / no / no
Parallel Ports1111
Serial Ports2222
USB 2.0 internal/external2 / 42 / 40 / 44 / 2
Fan Headers2333
IDE Controller2x UltraATA/1002x UltraATA/1002x UltraATA/1002x UltraATA/100
Additional Components
Piezo Speaker OnBoardyesyesyesno
Wake on LAN (WOL)yesyesyesyes
Wake on Modem (WOM)yesyesyesyes
IrDA-Portyesyesyesyes
Chassis Intrusion Detectionyesyesyesyes
Temperature Monitoringyesyesyesyes
Fan Status Monitoringyesyesyesyes
Network ControllerRealtek RTL8100BLBroadcom BCM5702Realtek RTL8100BLIntel RC82540EM
IDE RAID ControllerSilicon Image 3112ACSilicon Image 3112ACPromise PDC20265RPromise PDC20276, Silicon Image 3112AC
Firewire-Controller-TI DI278TT--
SCSI-Controller----
Sound System
TypeAC97AC97AC97AC97
Manufacturer / ChipRealtek ALC650Realtek ALC650Realtek ALC650Realtek ALC650
Surround Sound6 Channels6 Channels6 Channels6 Channels
External ConnectorsLine-In, Mic, Line-OutLine-In, Mic, Line-OutLine-In, Mic, Line-OutLine-In, Mic, Line-Out
Internal ConnectorsAux-In, CD-InAux-In, CD-InAux-In, CD-InAux-In, CD-In
Setup
CPU ConfigBIOSBIOSBIOSBIOS
Selectable Multipliersautoautoautoauto
FSB Range / Increments66 - 255 / 1100 - 400 / 1133 - 200 / 1133 - 355 / 1
Voltage
Vcore Range / Increments1.1 - 1.85 V / 0.025 V1.55 - 1.975 / 0.025 V+5 % / + 10%1.575 - 1.775 / 0.025 V
Vram / Increments2.5 / 2.55 / 2.6 / 2.65 V2.5 / 2.6 / 2.7 V-+0.1 / +0.2 / +0.3 V
Vchipset / IncrementsVagp 1.5 / 1.55 / 1.6 / 1.65 VVagp 1.5 / 1.6 / 1.7 V-Vagp +0.1 / +0.2 / +0.3 V
Board and BIOS Details
BiosAward/PhoenixPhoenixAward/PhoenixAMI
Version1.00e1002?F2
DateNov 25, 2002Nov 11, 2002Nov 13, 2002Dec 2, 2002
Windows BIOS Updateyesyesno
Motherboard Revision?1.02??
Boot DevicesIDE, Floppy, ZIP, LAN, SCSI, LS120Floppy, LS120, HD, SCSI, CDROM/DVD, ZIP, USB-ZIP, USB-FDD, USB-CDROM, USB-HDD, LANFloppy, LS120, HD, SCSI, CDROM/DVD, ZIP, LANFloppy, LS120, HD, SCSI, CDROM/DVD, ZIP, USB-ZIP, USB-FDD, USB-CDROM, USB-HDD, LAN
Manual Interrupt Assignmentnononoyes
Special FeaturesDr.Voice, Fan Speed Control, Credits, OpenJukebox BIOS CD PlayerSpeech Post Reporter, Hardware Monitor detects if no fan attachedSmart Card InterfaceSmart Card/ SD Card Interface
Shared Interrupts????
Clock GeneratorCY283780CICS-UJ260754Realtek RTM360-408RCYP 620794
Miscellaneous
Layout IssuesIDE in front of PCI-
Model Variations---
Shipment / Utilities
Manual / QualityGoodExcellentGoodExcellent
LanguagesEnglishEnglishEnglishEnglish
Quick Setup Guideyesyes, multi languageno?
Cables1x IDE-80, 1x IDE-40, 1x Floppy, 1x SATA1x IDE-80, 1x IDE-40, 1x Floppy, 1x SATA3x IDE-80, 1x Floppy, 1x Game?
AdaptersUSBdigital audio, Firewire, Game/USBExternal SATA,
SoftwareAOConfig, EzRestore/ProMagic, EzSkin, EzWInFlash, Norton Anti Virus 2002WinCinema incl. WinDVD, WinRIP, WinCoder & WinProducer, PCProbe, PC Cillin 2002, Asus Screen Saver, E-Color 3Deep
MiscellaneousCD Player, Dr.Voice (German, English, Japanese, Chinese), BIOS Fan Speed ControlBIOS reports hardware monitor error if no CPU fan attached