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Gigabyte 8S655FX Ultra Motherboard Review - Specifications

It wasn't too long ago that we looked at SiS with their 655 based chipset for the Intel processor line. While it performed fine, the folks over at SiS didn't kick back and relax, but have now come out with a new chipset. Join us as we take a look at the Gigabyte 8S655FX, which uses the latest SiS 655FX chipset and we'll find out if it can handle the workload we throw at it!

| Socket 939 in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 15, 2003 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 6.5%Manufacturer: Gigabyte

Specifications of the 8S655FX Ultra

 

CPU

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 1.4GHz ~ 2GHz mPGA 478 Willamette

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.0GHz ~ 2.8GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (400FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 2.2GHz ~ 3.06GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (533FSB)

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 3.0GHz ~ 3.2GHz mPGA 478 Northwood (800FSB)

 

Supports Intel Celeron 1.7GHz ~ 2.8GHz mPGA 478 Willamette-128 (400FSB)

 

Chipset

 

SiS 655FX AGPset

 

SiS 655FX Northbridge

 

SiS 964 Southbridge

 

MUTiOL Interconnect @ 1.0GB/s

 

Bus Frequency

 

100/133/200MHz Internal

 

400/533/800MHz External

 

Netburst Micro Architecture

 

Expansion Slots

 

1 AGP 4x, 8x

 

5 PCI

 

Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

8 USB 2.0 Ports (4 rear accessible, 4 via expansion bracket)

 

2 Firewire Ports (via expansion bracket)

 

2 Serial Ports

 

1 Parallel Port

 

3 Stereo Audio Ports

 

1 Game Port (via expansion bracket)

 

Special Features

 

BIOS overclocking control of FSB, Dividers and voltages

 

Onboard Realtek Gigabit Networking

 

Texas Instruments Firewire

 

Dual BIOS

 

 

 

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