DFI LAN Party UT RDX200 CF-DR

83  DFI LAN Party UT RDX200 CF DR

The DFI LAN Party nF4 Ultra-D, SLI-D and SLI-DR have been selling
like hotcakes in the enthusiast market. It has been the number one choice for
the performance-minded enthusiast going for a Socket 939 board, especially those
looking for SLI capable boards. Today we take a look at its cousin… a board
moulded with its foundation from the other side of the camp… ATi’s Radeon
Xpress 200 CrossFire.

The DFI LAN Party nF4 Ultra-D, SLI-D and SLI-DR have been selling
like hotcakes in the enthusiast market. It has been the number one choice for
the performance-minded ethusiast going for a Socket 939 board, especially those
looking for SLI capable boards. Today we take a look at its cousin… a board
moulded with its foundation from the other side of the camp… ATi’s Radeon
Xpress 200 CrossFire.

1  DFI LAN Party UT RDX200 CF DR

 

Here are the specifications of this new board which took a lot
of sweat and effort from the DFI Engineers from what we heard.

CPU

AMD Socket 939 Processors, AMD Athlon 64 FX/Athlon64/X2

ChipsetATi Radeon Xpress 200 CrossFire Northbridge with ATi SB450 Southbridge
RAM

Dual Channel Mode (128bit Wide),Support : PC2100 (DDR266), PC2700
(DDR333) and PC3200 (DDR400) DDR SDRAM DIMM, Up to 4GB system memory

IDESupports two IDE connectors that allow connecting up to four UltraDMA
133Mbps
hard drives
SATAFour Serial ATA ports supported by the ATI SB450 chip
– SATA speed up to 1.5Gb/s
– RAID 0 and RAID 1
Four Serial ATA ports supported by the Silicon Image Sil 3114 chip
– SATA speed up to 1.5Gb/s
– RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1 and RAID 5
LANDual Gigabit LAN – Marvell 88E8053 PCI Express and Marvell 88E8001
PCI LAN
Fully compliant to IEEE 802.3 (10BASE-T), 802.3u (100BASE-TX) and
802.3ab (1000BASE-T) standards
SoundKarajan audio module
– Realtek ALC882 8-channel High Definition Audio CODEC
– 6 audio jacks
– 1 CD-in connector
– 1 front audio connector
True stereo line level outputs
S/PDIF-in/out interface
USBUp to 8 USB 2.0 ports provided by chipset, 6 on back I/O
IEEE1394VIA VT6307
Supports two 100/200/400 Mb/sec ports
Expansion Slots
  • PCI Express x16 Graphics (PCIe x16) x 2
  • CrossFire mode – Each x16 slot operates at x8 bandwidth.
    Single VGA mode – PCIE1 slot operates at x16 bandwidth.
  • PCI Express (PCIe x1) x 1
  • PCI x 3
Rear Panel I/O
Ports
1 mini-DIN-6 PS/2 mouse port
1 mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
2 S/PDIF RCA jacks (S/PDIF-in and S/PDIF-out)
Karajan audio module (6 audio jacks)
1 IEEE 1394 port
2 RJ45 LAN ports
6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
I/O Connectors1 connector for 2 additional external USB 2.0/1.1 ports
1 connector for 1 external IEEE 1394 port
1 connector for 1 external serial port
1 connector for the Karajan audio module
1 front audio connector for external line-out and mic-in jacks (on the
Karajan audio module)
1 CD-in internal audio connector (on the Karajan audio module)
1 S/PDIF connector for optical cable connection
1 IrDA connector
1 CIR connector
8 Serial ATA connectors
2 IDE connectors
1 floppy connector
1 24-pin ATX power connector
1 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 4-pin 5V/12V power connector (FDD-type)
1 front panel connector
5 fan connectors
4 diagnostic LEDs
EZ touch switches (power switch and reset switch)
BIOSAward PnP 4Mb Flash ROM BIOS with CMOS Reloaded
Hardware MonitoringMonitors CPU/system/chipset temperature
Monitors 12V/5V/3.3V/Vcore/Vbat/5Vsb/Vchipset/Vdram voltages
Monitors the speed of the CPU fan, Fan 2 and Fan 3 fan
CPU Overheat Protection function monitors CPU temperature during system
boot-up
Form FactorATX
Board Size305 mm x 240 mm
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