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ASUS P5AD2 Premium (Intel 925X Express)
By Zachary Chan
Category : Mainboard
Published by Jimmy Tang on Monday, 3rd January, 2005
Rating : 5 out of 5 stars   (Most Innovative Product Award)


ASUS P5AD2 Premium Technical Specifications

ASUS P5AD2 Premium Technical Specifications
CPU Support
  • LGA775 socket for Intel Pentium 4/Celeron CPU
  • Compatible with Intel 04B and 04A processors
  • Intel Hyper-Threading Technology ready
Chipset
  • North bridge: Intel 925X Express
    • 533 / 800MHz front side bus
    • PCI Express x16 graphics
    • Digital Media Interface (DMI) with 2GB/s bandwidth
  • South bridge: Intel ICH6R
    • 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
Memory
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • 4 x 240-pin DIMM sockets support max. 4GB DDR2 533/400 non-ECC memory
  • Intel Performance Acceleration Technology (Intel PAT)
Storage
  • Intel ICH6R South Bridge
    • 1 x Ultra ATA 33/66/100 (data transfer rate up to 100MB/sec.)
    • 4 x SATA (Serial ATA 1.5Gbps interface)
    • Intel Matrix Storage Technology
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1
  • Silicon Image 3114R RAID controller
    • 4 x SATA (Serial ATA 1.5Gbps interface)
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 10, JBOD and RAID 5(through software)
  • ITE IDE RAID controller
    • 2 x Ultra ATA 66/100/133 (data transfer rate up to 133MB/sec.)
    • Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 0+1 and JBOD
Audio
  • Intel High Deifinition Audio (Azalia)
  • C-Media CMI9880 8-channel audio CODEC
  • Coaxial, Optical S/PDIF out on back I/O port
  • Features Dolby Digital Live technology
Networking
  • LAN (AI NET2)
    • 2 x Marvell PCIe 88E8053 Gigabit LAN
    • Marvell Virtual Cable Tester technology
    • POST Network-diagnostic program
  • Wireless LAN (WiFi-g)
    • 54 Mbps IEEE 802.11g and backwards compatible with 11 Mbps 802.11b
    • Access Point function (under WinXP, 2003)
    • External antenna
    • One-touch wizard
    • Wireless bridge, a.k.a. WDS or wireless repeater (under WinXP, 2003)
IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
  • Texas Instruments TSB82AA2 1394b OHCI-Lynx Controller
  • Texas Instruments TSB81BA3 IEEE P1394b Three-Port Cable Transceiver Arbiter
  • 2 x 1394b ports @ 800 Mbps speed
  • 1 x 1394a ports @ 400 Mbps speed
Rear Panel I/O Ports
  • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 mouse port
  • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
  • 1 x DB-25 parallel port
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN port
  • 1 x IEEE 1394a port
  • 1 x Optical S/PDIF Output
  • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
  • 1 x WLAN antenna jack
  • 8-Channel Audio I/O
I/O Connectors
  • 1 x Floppy connecter
  • 3 x Ultra ATA IDE connectors
  • 8 x SATA connectors
  • 2 x USB 2.0 connectors supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports
  • 1 x LAN connector
  • 2 x IEEE1394b connectors
  • 1 x Serial (COM) connector
  • 1 x GAME/MIDI connector
  • CPU / 2 x Chassis / Power Fan connectors
  • Front panel High Definition Audio connector
  • Chassis Intrusion connector
  • CD audio-in connector
  • 24-pin ATX Power connector
  • 4-pin ATX 12V Power connector
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x PCI Express x16 slot for discrete graphics card
  • 2 x PCI Express x1
  • 3 x PCI
Special Features
  • ASUS AI NOS (Non-delay Overclocking System)
  • ASUS Stack Cool
  • ASUS C.P.R. (CPU Parameter Recall)
  • ASUS Q-Fan2
  • ASUS CrashFree BIOS2
  • ASUS HyperPath2
PCB
  • ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6"(30.5cm x 24.5cm)
BIOS
  • 8Mb Flash ROM
  • AMI BIOS
  • DMI2.0
  • WfM2.0
  • SM BIOS 2.3

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