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Gigabyte GA-8SIML Motherboard Review - Specifications

With the recent addition of so many motherboards into the current market, there are just too many to choose from. And with all of this newfound technology, many manufacturers have made the prices about the same across the board to remain competitive. Come join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the Gigabyte GA-8SIML Motherboard. It is a value board that actually costs less than many of the competitors and is based on the new SiS650 chipset. Can this low-cost board be considered in the same league as so many others? Lets find out.

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Apr 18, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 7.0%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Specifications

 

-CPU

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 1.4GHz ~ 2GHz Socket 478 CPU Willamette

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz ~ 2.4GHz+ Socket 478 Northwood

 

- Chipset

 

SiS 650 AGPset

 

SiS 650 Northbridge

 

SiS 961 Southbridge

 

MuLTIO Interconnect @ 533MB/s

 

- Bus Frequency

 

100MHz Internal

 

400MHz External

 

Netburst Micro Architecture

 

- Expansion Slots

 

1 AGP

 

3 PCI

 

1 CNR

 

- Onboard Peripherals

 

Realtek Fast Ethernet 10/100 NIC

 

- Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

4 USB 1.1 Ports (2 rear accessible, 2 via expansion bracket)

 

2 Serial Ports

 

1 Parallel Port

 

3 Audio Ports

 

1 Game Port

 

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