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Abit SR7-8X SiS648 Motherboard Review - Specifications

We've been hearing rumors about a new SiS chipset hitting the streets. That's right, the SiS648 chipset is out prowling around in some of the newer motherboards. Come join Asher "Acid" Moses as he delves into the Abit SR7-8X Motherboard that uses this very chipset. After hearing all the stories about how good this new chipset is, its time to see if it can live up to the hype!

| Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Sep 23, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.0%Manufacturer: Abit

Specifications

 

- CPU

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 Socket 478 processors with 400/533 MHz Front Side Bus

 

- Chipset

 

SiS 648 / 963

 

Supports Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133

 

Supports Advanced Configuration and Power Management Interface (ACPI)

 

Accelerated Graphics Port connector supports AGP 4X/8X Interface (1.5V/0.8V)

 

- Memory

 

Three 184-pin DIMM sockets (unbuffered Non-ECC DIMM)

 

Supports 3 DIMM DDR 200/266 (Max. 3GB)

 

Supports 2 DIMM DDR 333 (Max. 2GB)

 

- Audio

 

2-Channel AC'97 CODEC on board

 

- System BIOS

 

SoftMenuTM Technology to set CPU parameters

 

Supports Plug-and-Play (PNP)

 

Supports Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI)

 

Supports Desktop Management Interface (DMI)

 

AMI BIOS

 

- LAN

 

On board RTL8100B PCI Fast Ethernet Controller

 

10/100M Operation support ACPI & Wake on LAN

 

- Internal I/O Connectors

 

1 AGP slot, 5 PCI slots

 

Floppy Port supports up to 2.88MB

 

2 x Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 Connectors

 

2 x USB headers

 

1 x AUX-IN, 2 x CD-IN

 

1 x IrDA

 

- Back Panel I/O

 

1 x PS/2 Keyboard, 1 x PS/2 mouse

 

2 x Serial, 1 x Parallel

 

2 x USB, 1 x RJ-45 LAN Connector

 

Audio connectors (Line-out, Line-in, Mic-in and Game Port)

 

- Miscellaneous

 

ATX form factor

 

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

 

Supports Wake Up by LAN, Modem Ring, RTC Alarm

 

Supports Keyboard and Mouse Power On

 

Supports STR (Suspend to RAM)

 

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