Yesterday, there was this rather interesting brown box that landed in our office, presenting the Intel Classic Desktop 965SSC mainboard!

The box..

We open it up…

An overview of the Intel 965SSC matx board

4 SATA ports, Apparently Intel has took 2 SATA ports and replaced them with a IDE port.

The expansion slots

Intel Gbe LAN

PWM with 4 phase power

IO ports

Firewire’s available…. IEEE1394a though

Sigmatel HD Audio CODEC