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Date: March 1st, 2004
Article by: Nathan Glentworth (Owner, Head Editor & Hardware Reviewer)
Product was donated by: DFI
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PRODUCT INTRODUCTION

CPU

Intel® Pentium® 4 Processor with Hyper-Threading Technology
- 800MHz and 533MHz FSB

Intel® Pentium® 4 Northwood Processor
- 533MHz and 400MHz FSB

Intel® Celeron® Northwood processor
- 400MHz system data bus

CPU Socket

Socket 478

Chipset

Intel® 875P chipset
- Intel® 82875P Memory Controller Hub (MCH)
- Intel® 82801ER I/O Controller Hub (ICH5R)

System Memory

Supports dual channel (128-bit wide) memory interface
- Each channel supports 2 DIMM sockets
Supports up to 4GB system memory
Supports Dynamic mode to optimize system performance

Synchronous operation with processor system bus
- PC2100/PC2700/PC3200 (DDR266/DDR333/DDR400) with 800MHz FSB CPU (supports PAT mode). DDR333 will run at 320MHz memory frequency when used with 800MHz FSB CPU.
- PC2100/PC2700 (DDR266/DDR333) with 533MHz FSB CPU
- PC2100 (DDR266) with 400MHz FSB CPU

Supports ECC/non-ECC DIMMs
Supports unbuffered DIMMs

BIOS

Award BIOS, Windows® 98SE/2000/ME/XP Plug and Play compatible
Genie BIOS provides:
- CPU/DRAM overclocking in 1MHz stepping
- AGP/PCI/SATA overclocking
- CPU/DIMM/AGP overvoltage
Flash EPROM for easy BIOS upgrades
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 Keyboard
- Wake-On-Ring (external modem)
- Wake-On-LAN
- RTC timer to power-on the system

Hardware Monitor

Monitors CPU/system temperature and overheat alarm
Monitors CPU/1.5V/5VSB/VBAT/3.3V/5V/±12V voltages and failure alarm
Monitors CPU/chassis/second fan speed and failure alarm
Automatic chassis/second fans on/off control
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

20-bit stereo full-duplex codec with independent variable sampling rate
High quality differential CD input
True stereo line level outputs
S/PDIF-in/out interface
6-channel audio output

CSA Gigabit LAN

Uses 82547EI Gigabit LAN CSA interface
Integrated power management functions
Full duplex support at both 10, 100 and 1000 Mbps
Supports IEEE 802.3u auto-negotiation
Supports wire for management

ATA RAID

Uses HighPoint 372N RAID controller
RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and 1.5
Two independent IDE channels support 4 hard disk drives (ATA/33, ATA/66, ATA/100, ATA/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

Supports ATA/33, ATA/66 and ATA/100 hard drives
PIO Mode 4 Enhanced IDE (data transfer rate up to 14MB/sec.)
Bus mastering reduces CPU utilization during disk transfer
Supports ATAPI CD-ROM, LS-120 and ZIP

ICH5R SATA IDE with RAID

Supports two SATA (Serial ATA) interfaces which are compliant with SATA 1.0 specification (1.5Gbps interface)
Supports RAID 0

AGP

Supports 1.5V AGP 8x (2.13GB/sec.) and AGP 4x (1066MB/sec.) for 3D graphics applications (AGP 2x and 3.3V AGP card are not supported)
Supports AGP 3.0 and AGP 2.0 spec.

Rear Panel I/O Ports

4 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 RJ45 LAN port
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

2 connectors for 4 additional external USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 front audio connector for external line-out and mic-in jacks
1 connector for an external game/MIDI port
2 internal audio connectors (CD-in and AUX-in)
1 4-channel audio output connector
1 S/PDIF-in/out connector
1 connector for IrDA interface
2 RAID IDE connectors
2 Serial ATA connectors
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
5 PCI slots

Compatibility

PCI 2.2 and AC '97 compliant
Intel AGP version 3.0

PCB

4 layers, ATX form factor
30.5cm (12.05") x 24.4cm (9.6")

 


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