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Date: November 20th, 2003
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: DFI
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PRODUCT SPECIFICATIONS

CPU

AMD Athlon XP 266/333/400MHz FSB
AMD Athlon 200/266MHz FSB
AMD Duron 200MHz FSB

CHIPSET

nVIDIA® nForce2 Ultra 400 chipset
- nForce2 SPP
- nForce2 MCP-T

SYSTEM MEMORY

Supports dual channel memory interface
Supports up to 3GB memory (unbuffered DIMM)
Uses PC1600 (DDR200), PC2100 (DDR266), PC2700 (DDR333) or PC3200 (DDR400) DDR SDRAM DIMM, 2.5V type Three 184-pin DDR SDRAM DIMM sockets

L2 cache memory

- Duron processor: built-in 64KB Level 2 pipelined burst cache
- Athlon XP / Athlon processor: built-in 256KB Level 2 pipelined burst cache

BIOS

Award BIOS, Windows® 95/98/2000/ME/XP Plug and Play compatible
Genie BIOS provides:
- CPU/DRAM overclocking in 1MHz stepping
- CPU/AGP/DRAM/Chipset overvoltage
Supports SCSI sequential boot-up
Flash EPROM for easy BIOS upgrades
Supports DMI 2.0 function
4Mbit flash memory

POWER MANAGEMENT

Supports ACPI specification and OS Directed Power Management
Supports ACPI STR (Suspend to RAM) function
Wake-On-Events include:
- Wake-On-Keyboard/Mouse
- Wake-On-USB
- Wake-On-Ring (external modem)
- Wake-On-LAN
- RTC timer to power-on the system

HARDWARE MONITOR

Monitors CPU/system temperature
Monitors 12V/5V/3.3V/CPU/VBAT(V)/5VSB(V)/DDR/AGP voltages
Monitors CPU/chassis fan speed
Automatic chassis fan on/off control - this prevents system overheat and prolongs fan life
Read back capability that displays temperature, voltage and fan speed
CPU Fan Protection function monitors the CPU fan during system boot-up
CPU Temperature Protection function monitors CPU temperature during system boot-up

AUDIO FEATURES

AC'97 2.2 S/PDIF extension compliant codec
Supports Microsoft® DirectSound/DirectSound 3D
AC’97 supported with full duplex, independent sample rate converter for audio recording and playback
6-channel audio output

LAN FEATURES

Uses ICS1893 Phy chip
- Integrated IEEE 802.3, 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX compatible PHY

Uses Realtek RTL8101L fast ethernet controller
- Integrated IEEE 802.3, 10BASE-T and 100BASE-TX compatible PHY

ATA RAID

RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 1.5
Two independent IDE channels support 4 hard disk drives (UDMA modes 33/66/100/133 or EIDE)
Supports PIO modes 0/1/2/3/4, DMA modes 0/1/2 and UDMA modes 0/1/2/3/4/5/6

PCI IDE INTERFACE

Supports ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100 and ATA/133 hard drives
UDMA Modes 3, 4, 5 and 6 Enhanced IDE (data transfer rate up to 133MB/sec.)
Bus mastering reduces CPU utilization during disk transfer
ATAPI CD-ROM, LS-120 and ZIP supported

SATA IDE INTERFACE

Uses Marvell 88i8030 chip
Supports one SATA (Serial ATA) interface which is compliant with SATA 1.0 specification (1.5Gbps interface)

IEEE 1394A INTERFACE

Uses Agere FW803 Phy chip Supports three 100/200/400 Mb/sec ports

CPU SOCKET

Socket A Equipped with a switching voltage regulator that automatically detects 1.100V to 1.850V

ACCELERATED GRAPHICS PORT (A.G.P.)

Supports AGP 8x up to 2132MB/sec. and AGP 4x up to 1066MB/sec. bandwidth for 3D graphics applications

REAR PANEL I/O PORTS

4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
2 RJ45 LAN ports
2 DB-9 serial ports
1 DB-25 parallel port
1 mini-DIN-6 PS/2 mouse port
1 mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
3 audio jacks: line-out, line-in and mic-in

I/O CONNECTORS

1 connector for 2 additional external USB 2.0/1.1 ports
3 connectors for 3 external IEEE 1394a ports
1 connector for 1 external game/MIDI port
1 connector for external line-out and mic-in jacks
2 internal audio connectors (AUX-in and CD-in)
1 4-channel audio output connector
1 S/PDIF-in/out connector
1 connector for IrDA interface
2 RAID IDE connectors
1 connector for serial ATA interface
2 IDE connectors
1 floppy connector
2 ATX power supply connectors
1 Wake-On-LAN connector
3 fan connectors for CPU fan, chassis fan and second fan

EXPANSION SLOTS

1 AGP slot that supports 8x/4x AGP
5 PCI slots

PCB

4 layers, ATX form factor 30.5cm (12") x 24.5cm (9.64")

 

 


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