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MSI vs. Chaintech: Tier 2 i865PE Head to Head - Specifications

It's time for Tier 2 of our Intel 865PE Springdale Head to Head articles which this time compares two Pentium 4 based motherboards from MSI and Chaintech.

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Oct 22, 2003 4:00 am

Specifications of the MSI 865PE Neo2

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz ~ 2.8GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (400FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz ~ 3.06GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (533FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz ~ 3.2Ghz mPGA 478 Northwood (800FSB)

 

Chipset

 

Intel i865PE with HT

 

i82865PE Northbridge

 

i82801ER Southbridge

 

Intel Hub Architecture @ 266MB/s

 

Bus Frequency

 

100/133/200MHz Internal

 

400/533/800MHz External

 

Netburst Micro Architecture

 

Expansion Slots

 

1 AGP 4x, 8x

 

5 PCI

 

Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

8 USB 2.0 Ports (2 rear accessible, 6 via expansion bracket)

 

3 Firewire Ports (via expansion bracket)

 

2 Serial Ports

 

1 Parallel Port

 

5 Stereo Audio Ports (3 rear accessible, 2 via expansion board)

 

1 Game Port (via expansion bracket)

 

Special Features

 

BIOS overclocking control of FSB, voltages.

 

CSA Gigabit Ethernet

 

VIA Firewire

 

Promise PATA/SATA Controller

 

Core Logic Overclocking system

 

Specifications of the Chaintech 9PJL Apogee

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz ~ 2.8GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (400FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz ~ 3.06GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (533FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz ~ 3.2Ghz mPGA 478 Northwood (800FSB)

 

Supports Intel Celeron 1.7GHz ~ 2.8Ghz mPGA 478 Willamette-128 (400FSB)

 

Chipset

 

Intel i865PE with HT

 

i82865PE Northbridge

 

i82801ER Southbridge

 

Intel Hub Architecture @ 266MB/s

 

Bus Frequency

 

100/133/200MHz Internal

 

400/533/800MHz External

 

Netburst Micro Architecture

 

Expansion Slots

 

1 AGP 4x, 8x

 

5 PCI

 

Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

8 USB 2.0 Ports (4 rear accessible, 4 via expansion bracket)

 

2 Firewire Ports (via expansion bracket)

 

2 Serial Ports

 

1 Parallel Port

 

3 Stereo Audio Ports

 

1 Game Port (via expansion bracket)

 

Special Features

 

BIOS overclocking control of FSB, voltages.

 

Onboard Realtek Networking

 

Firewire

 

Highpoint HPT372N RAID

 

Silicone Image SATA RAID

 

 

 

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