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AMD Athlon 64 Chipset Royal Rumble - December 2003

By: Shawn Baker | AMD CPUs & APUs in CPUs, Chipsets & SoCs | Posted: Nov 30, 2003 5:00 am





Socket 754


Chipset Description


AMD 8151 (ALI M1687) / M1563 chipset


Supports 266/333/400 MHz FSB


Graphics Info


AGP slot supporting up to 8X AGP PRO


Form Factor




Memory Type


DDR400/333/266 SDRAM


Memory Description


Three 184-pin DDR 2.5V DIMM sockets support up to 2GB (DDR 266/333/400)


Expansion Slots


Five 32-bit Bus Mastering PCI slots (V2.2 compliant)


One Universal 8X AGP PRO slot (supports 8x/4x modes)


Expansion Slot Types


Five 32-bit Bus Mastering PCI


IDE Type


UDMA 66/100/133


IDE Description


3 independent channels for six IDE devices (one for RAID)


2 channels Serial ATA IDE ports with RAID capability


Supports RAID 0, 1


Supports up to PIO mode 5 & Ultra DMA 66/100/133


IEEE1394 Description


2 pin headers (VIA 6306 chipset)


Audio Description


On board CMI 9739 AC97 Codec 6 channels audio solution


IO Port Description


Two RS-232 serial ports (16550 UART compatible)


One parallel printer port (SPP/EPP/ECP mode)


One FDD port (supports 3 modes, 1.2/1.44/2.88MB FDD)


Provides FIR port with optional cable for transceiver


Provides 6 USB 2.0 ports (4* rear, 2 pin header)


Provides 3 IEEE 1394 (2 pin header)


IO Connection Description


PS/2 Mini-DIN mouse & keyboard ports


Two USB 2.0 ports


One embedded RJ45 LAN connector (10/100/1000) GigaLAN


One IEEE 1394 Firewire port


Two D-Sub 9-pin male serial ports


One D-Sub 25-pin female printer port


Audio I/O: LINE-OUT x 1, LINE-IN x 1, MIC JACK x 1


BIOS Description


Award PCI BIOS with ACPI function


Supports multiple-boot from E-IDE / SCSI / CD-ROM / FDD / LS120 / ZIP


2 Mbyte Flash ROM


Health Monitoring Description


On board voltage monitors


CPU fan speed monitor


CPU temperature monitoring through thermal sensor


CPU overheating protection


Dimension Description


Four layers, 30.5 cm x 24.5 cm (12" x 9.6")


ATX form factor




FCC Class B & CE EMI Regulation Compliant.




WinXP / Win2000 / WinNT / WinME / Win98SE / Linux / FreeBSD


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