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Albatron PX845E Pro II Motherboard Review

By: Asher Moses | Editorials in Motherboards | Posted: Aug 31, 2002 4:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 9.5%Manufacturer: Albatron



- Processor


Socket 478 Intel Pentium 4 Processor (Willamette/Northwood) 1.4GHz to 2.53GHz


Supports 400/533MHz FSB


- Chipset


Intel 845E/ICH4


Intel 82562ET LAN chip


Winbond Smart I/O W83637HF


Promise PDC20276 ATA 133 RAID Controller


- Memory


3 DDR Slots


DDR266/DDR200 unbuffered /none-ECC DDR SDRAM up to 2GB (DIMM1 1 bank+DIMM2,3 1 bank)


- Expansion Slots


1 x AGP 4X slot (Supports AGP card running at 1.5v only)


6 x PCI slots (PCI 2.2 compliant)


1 x CNR slot (Optional)


- IDE Ports


2 ATA100/66 channels, up to four ATA 100 IDE devices


2 ATA133 RAID (0, 1) Channels, up to four ATA 133 IDE Hard Drives (Not supporting CD-ROM and ATAPI devices)


- Onboard I/O Connectors


1 x Floppy Connector


2 x USB 2.0/1.1 header


1 x 4 ports USB cable


1 x CD_IN header


1 x S/PDIF in/out header (S/PDIF in/out cable optional)


1 x CPU fan header with fan rotation detection function


2 x System fan headers ( 1 fan rotation detection function )


1 x 10 pin system panel header (Intel spec)


1 x Front audio header (Intel spec)


1 x IrDA header


1 x Case Open detection header


1 x Wake on LAN


- I/O via Back Panel


PS/2 keyboard/mouse


2 x USB(2.0/1.1)


1 x RJ45


2 x Com(serial)


1 x Parallel 1x Game/Line-in/Lin-out/Mic-in


- Power


20-pin ATX power connector, 4-pin ATX 12V power connector


BIOS Features 3Mb Flash EEPROM


Award BIOS with ACPI, DMI2.0, PnP, WfM2.0, Green


Suspend to RAM (S3), Suspend to Disk (S4)


Wake on keyboard/mouse, Wake on LAN/RTC Timer


- Hardware Monitoring


2FAN sensors, CPU/System voltages and temperature monitoring


- Special Features


BIOS Mirror™ Protect BIOS by creating an original mirror image of itself


Voice Genie™ Voice Troubleshooting system (4 languages)


Zero Jumper Design


Adjustable CPU frequency by 1 MHz increment, Adjustable VCore, VAGP, VMemory


Watch Dog Timer (Automatic reset the system when system locks up)


- Form Factor


ATX (244mm x 305mm)


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