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Old 08-03-2004, 03:36 PM   #1
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Default Hi, can you guys tell me if this is a good mobo?

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FSB 800
Serial ATA
USB 2.0
6 Channel Audio
HT CPU Support

Socket 478 for Intel Pentium 4 processors


Intel® 848P & ICH5

RTL8100C 10/100 Mbps Faster Ethernet controller (optional)

2 UltraDMA 100 / 66

Expansion Slots
1 AGP 8X slot

Form Factors
ATX Form Factor, 305*220mm

2x184-pin DIMM sockets support two 2.5V DDR SDRAMs(DDR400/333/266)
Maximum: 2GB

ALC 655 6-channel CODEC
Compliant with AC97 2.3 specification

Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard
1 x PS/2 mouse
1 x Parallel Port
1 x Serial Port
4 x USB 2.0 Ports
1 x RJ 45 Port
1 x Audio I/O (Line-in, Line-out and Mic-in)

Internal I/O Connectors & Header
20-pin ATX Power Supply connector
4-pin ATX 12V Power Supply connector
Dual PCI IDE interfaces, 4 IDE devices
360K~2.88M Byte, 3 Mode FDDs or LS120
1 x S/PDIF-out header, 1 x CD-in header, 1x AUX-in heaer
2 xSATA ports
2 x USB 2.0 header support additional 4 USB ports (USB3, USB 4)
HDD LED, ACPIMSG LED, Reset Switch, Power Switch headers
CPU / Power / Chassis FAN connectors
Front Panel MIC/Line-in out header

Award 2Mb Flash EEPROM
Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Muli Boot, DMI
Full Support for ACPI revision 1.0 specification


I bought a 3.0 ghz intel pentium 4 and it came with this, im building my own comp, my first one... and im 14... so i don't wanna mess all this stuff up, now it says supports (DDR400/333/266) memory for the RAM and I was just wondering, can I use a pc3200 type memory? Because thats what I bought....

If you guys can help me, THANKS!!!!!!!!!

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Old 08-03-2004, 04:40 PM   #2
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Default Re: Hi, can you guys tell me if this is a good mobo?

Mobo look good. PC 3200 is 400MHz RAM so that would be the best suited for you board.
Good luck with the build!

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Old 08-03-2004, 07:37 PM   #3
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Yeah; a nice Motherboard. 4 USB2s, reasonable RAM support although 2 is a little iffy... AGP 8x is a good idea; extra support for extensions. Thumbs up from me on it - nice.
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