Abit P4 Mb Review...

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Abit P4 Mb Review...

Postby AstroLab » Wed Jul 24, 2002 6:23 am

Here i'm back again looking for a review ( :))

ABIT IT7-MAX2
Intel 845E Based Pentium®4 ATX Mainboard
Serial ATA, ATA133 RAID, 6 Channel Audio
IEEE 1394, USB 2.0, SoftMenu™ Technology
CPU Socket 478
CONVERAGE PCI Y
CHIP SET Intel 845E
SOFTMENU 3

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

Chipset
Intel 845E / ICH4
Supports Ultra DMA 33/66/100
Accelerated Graphics Port connector supports AGP 4X Interface (1.5V only)

Memory
Three 184-pin DIMM sockets (unbuffered Non-ECC DIMM)
Supports 3 DIMM DDR 200/266 (Max. 2GB)

Serial ATA
On board 2-Channel Serial ATA interface of 1.5 G bps

ATA133 RAID
High Point HPT374 IDE RAID controller

Media XP (Optional)
Card Reader, Audio, USB and IEEE 1394 front panel

Audio
6-Channel AC 97 CODEC on board

USB 2.0
10 Ports USB 2.0

IEEE 1394
3 Ports IEEE 1394

LAN
On board RTL8100B 10/100M PCI Fast Ethernet Controller

System BIOS
SoftMenu™ Technology to set CPU parameters
Supports Plug-and-Play (PNP)
Supports Advanced Configuration Power Interface (ACPI)

Internal I/O Connectors
1 AGP slot, 4 PCI slots
Floppy Port supports up to 2.88MB
2 x Ultra DMA 33/66/100 Connectors
2 x Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 Connectors (RAID)
2 x Serial ATA 1.5G bps Connectors
1 x 6 Channel audio FPIO pin header (for Media XP)
2 x USB headers, 1 x IEEE 1394 header
2 x CD-IN, 1 x IrDA

Back Panel I/O
1 x PS/2 Keyboard, 1 x PS/2 mouse
4 x USB connectors
2 x IEEE 1394 connectors
1 x SPDIF Out connector
Audio connectors (Center/Sub, Surround Speaker)
Audio connectors (Front Speaker, Line-in, Mic-in)
2 x USB, 1 x RJ-45 LAN Connector

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)

It looks great... 8O
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No Lagacy Ports

Postby piasabird » Fri Aug 02, 2002 8:47 am

:) I love the way they got rid of all the older ports that no one is using anyway. Why have all those useless ports for no logical reason. It is a bold move worth considering.

Only problem is they did not go far enough. Just dump all the IDE wide ports and bulky ribbons. Out with the old and in with the new. I may wate a few months and see if they start offering this option. Cant wait for Serial Hard drives and CDROMS.
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Postby MoboCop » Fri Aug 02, 2002 8:53 pm

well we have version 1 of that board reviewed.

http://www.motherboards.org/articlesd/motherboard-reviews/1180_2.html

Doc would have tell you if we have version 2 in the q or not.
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