Features Before we begin with the technology overview let's have a look what's inside the box. In the box we'll find a very nice looking mainboard with a plethora of gadgets which show the immense detail Gigabyte put into this package. Included with the mainboard are
IDE cables, 1x floppy cable, 2x USB + 2x FireWire port cable, Audio combo kit (SPDIF), SATA cable, SATA cable x1 and a power cable, the wireless module+antenna+cable. Included software next to the standard drivers and tools is Norton Internet Security, Norton Anti Virus, Norton Personal Firewall, Norton Privacy Control, Norton Parental Control and Ad Blocking. Next to all this, several manuals for the mainboard, quick install guide, and manuals for the controllers can be found. All of them quite detailed and very helpful. Very nice package if you ask me.
Seriously, you get heaps of stuff with the GA-8IPE1000 Pro2-W
GA-8IPE1000 Pro2-W Specifications & Features
Intel 865PE chipset
Socket 478 for Intel® Pentium®4 processor
North Bridge: Intel® 865PE MCH
South Bridge: ICH5
Intel® CSA interface Gigabit Ethernet controller
Texas Instrument IEEE 1394 controller
Realtek ALC658 CODEC
Front Side Bus
800 / 533 / 400 MHz FSB.
Type: Dual Channel DDR 400 / 333 / 266
Max capacity: 4 GB
DIMM slots: 4
Internal I/O Connectors
2 x Serial ATA port
2 x IEEE 1394 connector
2 x UltraDMA 100 Bus Master IDE
1 x FDD connector
2 x USB 2.0 (Supports 4 ports by cable)
S/P DIF in/out connector
CD / AUX in connector
1 x Game port pin header
20-pin ATX Power connector
4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
1 x AGP 8X slot
5 x PCI slots (PCI 2.3 compliant)
Rear Panel I/O
4 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x RJ45 LAN port
1 x LPT port
2 x COM ports
Line-in / Line-out / MIC-in ports
PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse) ports
CPU FSB / Multiplier / Vcore Voltage adjustable via BIOS
AGP Voltage / Clock adjustable via BIOS
DIMM Voltage / Clock adjustable via BIOS
30.5cm x 24.4cm
System health status auto-detect and report by BIOS
H/W detect and report power-in voltage, CPU voltage, and Fan speed.
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