An overview of the mainboard. Do notice that
there is 1 PCI slot lesser than normal boards, a small sacrifice made in order
to fit in the 754 pin socket.
The I/O Ports on the board include the usual
mouse & keyboard ports, serial and parallel ports, 4 USB ports, Gigabit
Ethernet port and 8 channel audio.
The expansion slots on the board include 1
PCIE x16 slot, 1 X PCIE x1 slot and 2 PCI 32bit slots.
The chipset cooler in the shape of an Orb,
located right next to the PCIE x16 Slot.
This motherboard incorporates a 24pin ATX
connector. A 20pin ATX Power Supply can be used as well and our tests were done
on a 20pin ATX Power Supply as well.
For the 754 pin CPU, the board supports a
maximum of 2GB of DDR266/DDR333/DDR400 DDR Modules with its 2 purple DIMM slots.
For the 939 pin CPU, the board supports a
maximum of 4GB of DDR266/DDR333/DDR400 DDR Modules with its 2 yellow and 2 blue
4 SATA ports and 2 IDE ports are found on