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Gigabyte GA-8GPNXP Duo (Intel 915P)
By CPU-zilla
Category : Mainboard
Published by Jimmy Tang on Monday, 21st June, 2004
(Most Innovative Product Award)

Technical Specifications

The full technical specifications of the Gigabyte GA-8GPNXP Duo motherboard are listed in the table below :-

Gigabyte GA-8GPNXP Duo Technical Specifications
  • LGA775 Pentium 4/Celeron processors
  • Intel Pentium 4 processors up to 560 or higher (3.60GHz)
  • Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processors up to 3.40GHz or higher
  • Intel Celeron processors
  • Supports processors with 800/533MHz front side bus (FSB)
  • Intel 915P Express (Grantsdale-P) North Bridge
    • Supports DDR2 533/400 unbuffered memory up to 2GB
    • Supports DDR 266/333/400 unbuffered memory up to 4GB
    • 533 / 800MHz front side bus
    • PCI Express x16 graphics
    • Digital Media Interface (DMI) with 2GB/s bandwidth
  • Intel ICH6R South Bridge
    • Intel High Definition Audio
    • Supports up to eight USB 2.0 ports
    • Supports four PCI Express x1 lanes
    • Supports four SATA ports (with RAID 0 and 1 capabilities)
    • Single-channel Ultra ATA-100 IDE port
    • Digital Media Interface (DMI) with 2GB/s bandwidth
Cache memory
  • CPU built-in 1MB Level 2 cache (Intel Pentium 4 'Prescott')
  • CPU built-in 512KB Level 2 cache and 2MB Level 3 cache (Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition)
System memory
  • 4 x 184-pin DDR SDRAM DIMMs
    • Supports dual-channel DDR 266/333/400 unbuffered DIMMs
    • Supports up to 4GB
    • Supports 2.5V DDR SDRAM
  • 2 x 240-pin DDR2 SDRAM DIMMs
    • Supports dual-channel DDR2-400/533 unbuffered DIMMs
    • Supports up to 2GB
    • Supports 1.8V DDR2 SDRAM
  • 1 x Ultra ATA-100 IDE port supported by the ICH6R (up to 2 devices)
    • Support for PIO, UDMA-33, UDMA-66, Ultra ATA-100 IDE devices
  • 4 x SATA AHCI ports supported by the ICH6R (up to 4 devices)
    • Supports RAID 0 and 1
    • Supports Intel Matrix RAID Technology
    • Supports Native Command Queuing (NCQ)
    • Support hot plugging capability
  • 2 x Ultra ATA-133 IDE ports supported by ITE IT8212F GigaRAID controller (up to 4 devices)
    • Supports RAID 0, 1, 10 and JBOD
I/O Interface
  • 1x floppy connector (360KB - 2.88MB)
  • 1x serial port
  • 1x parallel port (SPP/EPP/ECP)
  • 1x PS/2 keyboard
  • 1x PS/2 mouse
  • 8x USB 2.0 ports (4x ports in the rear, 4x ports via bracket)
  • 3 x IEEE1394b Firewire 800 (Texas Instruments TSB81BA3/TSB82AA2) ports (2x via bracket)
  • Audio ports for on-board C-Media CMI9880 8-channel HD audio (Front speakers, Rear speakers, Side speakers, Center/Subwoofer, Mic/Line In)
  • S/PDIF-In and S/PDIF-Out coaxial ports
  • 2x  RJ-45 10/100/1000 Gigabit Ethernet LAN ports (based on Marvell 8001 PCI and Broadcom 5751 PCIe controllers)
Expansion slots
  • 1x PCI Express graphics (x16) slot
  • 2x 32-bit PCI slots, PCI 2.2 compliant
  • 3x PCI Express x1 slots
  • 1x U-Plus DPS slot
Power Management
  • Supports ACPI (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)
  • Supports Suspend to RAM (S3)
  • WOR / Wake by PME / Wake by Alarm
  • Power-on by switch, keyboard, mouse
  • Power-off by Windows 95/98/Me/2000/XP/NT shut down and switch
Form Factor
  • ATX Form Factor : 30.5cm x 24.4cm
  • Fits into regular ATX case
  • 2x 4Mbit (512KB) Flash ROM
  • Award Flash BIOS with PnP, APM, DMI and ACPI support
  • Multi-boot on SATA, LS120, ZIP, ATAPI CD-ROM, SCSI, IDE #1, #2, USB, LAN

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