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Abit IT7 i845E Motherboard Review

By: Asher Moses | Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Jul 24, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: Abit

Specifications

 

- CPU

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 Socket478 processor

 

400/533MHz System Data Bus

 

- Chipset

 

Intel 845E (ICH4) chipset

 

Supports AGP 4X 1.5V device only

 

Supports Hi-Speed Universal Series Bus (USB 2.0)

 

Supports Dual Ultra ATA/100,Ultra ATA/66,Ultra ATA/33 channels supporting 4 devices

 

- Ultra DMA 133 / RAID

 

HighPoint HPT374 IDE Controller

 

Ultra DMA 133MB/sec data transfer rate

 

RAID 0 (striping mode for boosting performance)

 

RAID 1 (mirroring mode for data security)

 

RAID 0 + 1(striping and mirroring)

 

- Memory

 

Three 184-pin DIMM sockets support DDR SDRAM modules

 

Supports up to 2 GB MAX. (64, 128, 256, 512MB DDR SDRAM)

 

Supports unbuffered Non-ECC type DDR DIMMs

 

- Audio

 

Realtek ALC650 (AC-Link)

 

Supports 6CH DAC for AC3 5.1 CH purpose

 

Professional digital audio interface supporting 24-bit SPDIF OUT

 

- Card Reader

 

Supports Memory card (MS or SD) Interface

 

Supports LPC bus

 

Supports SONY Memory Stick Interface / SD Memory Card Interface

 

Supports Compact Flash ROM Interface

 

- System BIOS

 

SoftMenu™ III Technology to set CPU parameters

 

Supports Plug-and-Play (PNP)

 

Supports Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI)

 

Supports Desktop Management Interface (DMI)

 

Write-Protect Anti-Virus function by AWARD BIOS

 

- LAN

 

On board Realtek 8100B single chip Ethernet controller interface

 

10/100Mb Operation

 

User friendly driver included

 

- Multi I/O Functions

 

2 channels of Bus Master IDE Ports supporting up to 4 Ultra DMA 33/66/100 devices

 

4 channels of Bus Master IDE Ports supporting up to 8 Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 (RAID 0/1/1+0) devices

 

6 USB 2.0 Connectors

 

On board VIA VT6202 USB 2.0 header for four extra USB channels

 

Three P1394a fully compliant cable ports at 100/200/400 megabits per second

 

Audio connector (Line-in,Center/Sub, Surround Spk, Front Spk ,Mic-in)

 

- Miscellaneous

 

ATX form factor

 

1 AGP 1.5v slot, 4 PCI slots

 

Hardware monitoring - Including Fan speeds, Voltages, System environment temperature

 

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