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Intel 915P Shootout : DFI LANPartyUT 915P-T12
By Zachary Chan
Category : Mainboard
Published by Vijay Anand on Wednesday, 2nd February, 2005


Introduction

After running through DFI's mainstream offering, we now move ahead to the second motherboard we have lined-up for our Intel 915P Express motherboard shootout. Bearing the LANPartyUT branding, the 915P-T12 is DFI's top end product geared towards gamers and the high end modders.

DFI LANPartyUT 915P-T12 motherboard. No UV, No Party!

The LANPartyUT 915P-T12 comes packaged with the following accessories and manuals:

  • 2 x SATA data cables
  • 1 x SATA power converter cable (dual plugs)
  • 1 x rounded 80-conductor Ultra ATA data cable
  • 1 x rounded floppy drive data cable
  • 1 x SATA to PATA adapter
  • 1 x SATA adapter power cable
  • Karajan Audio module
  • I/O shield
  • Driver CD
  • User's manual
  • CMOS Reloaded user's guide

    DFI LANPartyUT 915P-T12 Technical Specifications
    Cpu Support
    • Support for an Intel® Pentium® 4 Extreme Edition processor in an LGA775 socket with a 800MHz system bus
    • Support for an Intel® Pentium® 4 processor in an LGA775 socket with a 533/800MHz system bus
    • Support for an Intel® Celeron® D processor in an LGA775 socket with a 533MHz system bus
    • Intel® Hyper-Threading™ enabled
    Chipset
    • North Bridge: Intel 915P Express
      • 533 / 800MHz front side bus
      • PCI Express x16 graphics
      • Digital Media Interface (DMI) with 2GB/s bandwidth
    • South Bridge: Intel ICH6
      • Intel High Definition Audio
      • Supports up to eight USB 2.0 ports
      • Supports four PCI Express x1 lanes
      • Supports four SATA ports
      • Single-channel Ultra ATA-100 IDE port
      • Digital Media Interface (DMI) with 2GB/s bandwidth
    Memory
    • Dual channel memory architecture
    • 2 x 184-pin DIMM sockets support max. 2GB DDR 333/400 non-ECC memory
    • 2 x 240-pin DIMM sockets support max. 2GB DDR2 400/533 non-ECC memory
    Storage
    • Intel ICH6 South Bridge
      • 1 x Ultra ATA 33/66/100 (data transfer rate up to 100MB/sec.)
      • 4 x SATA (Serial ATA 1.5Gbps interface)
    Audio
    • Intel High Definition Audio (Azalia)
    • Karajan audio card (Realtek ALC880 8-channel audio CODEC)
    • Coaxial S/PDIF input and output
    Networking
    • Marvell 88E8053 PCI Express Gigabit LAN
    • Marvell 88E8001 PCI Gigabit LAN
    IEEE 1394 (FireWire)
    • VIA Fire VT6307 IIM 1394 Host Controller
    • 2 x 1394a ports @ 400 Mbps speed
    I/O Interface
    • 1 x Floppy connector
    • 1 x Ultra ATA IDE connectors
    • 4 x SATA connectors
    • 8 x USB 2.0 ports (6x rear, 2x header)
    • 2 x IEEE 1394a port (1x rear, 1x header)
    • 2 x RJ45 LAN ports
    • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Output
    • 1 x Coaxial S/PDIF Input
    • 1 x FP-Audio header (Karajan)
    • 8-Channel Audio I/O ports (Karajan)
    • 1 x CD-IN (Karajan)
    • 1 x 9-pin serial port (bracket)
    • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 mouse port
    • 1 x mini-DIN-6 PS/2 keyboard port
    Expansion Slots
    • 1 x PCI Express x16 slot
    • 3 x PCI Express x1 slots
    • 3 x PCI slots
    Special Features
    • CMOS Reloaded
    Others
    • Compatible with 20-pin ATX Power Connector (but 24-pin Power Connector recommended)
    PCB
    • ATX Form Factor, 12"x 9.6"(30.5cm x 24.5cm)
    BIOS
    • 4Mbit flash memory, Award BIOS, Genie BIOS, DMI 2.0


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