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AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003 - VIA K8T800 - Soltek SL-K8AV-R Specifications

AMD has given us mainstream 64-bit processing and now we have a bunch of chipsets to join the joy ride. Today we pit all the newest chipsets from VIA, SIS, nVidia and ALI and find out who our best choice is for our Athlon 64 powered motherboard!

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- AMD Athlon™64 Single Processor support




- VIA K8T800 + VT8235


K8T800 Processor Support AMD Athlon™64Single Processor support


- Front Side Bus 1.6GHz (800MHz Upstream & Downstream) HyperTransport Bus Link


- Memory Bus 64-bit Single Channel DDR memory controller integrated directly into processor


- AGP Support AGP8X/4X


- Memory Type DDR400/333/266


- VT8235 North/South Bridge Link 8X V-Link (533MB/sec)


- Audio 6-Channel AC'97 Audio


- IDE 2 ATA133/100/66 channels


- PCI 5 PCI Slots


- USB 6 USB2.0/1.1 Ports


- Super I/O LPC I/O




- 2 x 184-pin DDR 400 DIMMs


- Supports DDR400/333/266/200 SDRAM up to 2GBs


On-Board EIDE


- 2 x PCI Bus Master UATA 133/100/66 IDE ports (up to 4 ATAPI Devices)


- additional 1 x UATA 133 port provided by PDC20378 Serial ATA Controller


Integrated Super I/O


- 1 x Floppy Port


- 2 x Serial Ports


- 1 x Parallel Port


- 1 x PS/2 Mouse connector


- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard connector


- 6 x USB Ports (2 integrated, 2 optional cables to provide 4 more USB ports)


- 1 x Audio/Game Port


Expansion Slots


- 1 x AGP 8X/4X Slot


- 5 x PCI Bus Master Slots (32-bit)


Form Factor


- ATX Form Factor (220mm x 305mm)






- Flash Memory for easy upgrade


Other Features


- BIOS FSB, Vcore Setting


- 6-channel AC'97 Audio function


- BIOS AGP, DIMM Voltage Setting


- H/W Monitor


- BIOS Writing Protection


- SATA RAID 1, or RAID 0




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