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APOLLO P4X266A DRIVER

Rather, VIA chose to give users a higher quality sound chipset no doubt to keep the board from being segmented into the dull value markets and stuck on the C-Media which supports 5. This improves performance by cutting hard drive latency in half. I’m not an audiophile but while playing games or listening to MP3’s the C-Media produced very good quality sound. The legal issues, combined with the availability of licensed Pentium 4 chipsets from companies like Silicon Integrated Systems Inc. The data is safe since it’s mirrored on the other drive which is the real benefit. The chipset also has a 32 Ohm earphone buffer. Gaming Benchmarks and Conclusions.

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For a company with a focus on silicon chips this is no small task, so while VIA began selling their own motherboards they relied on partnerships with other companies to make them. You may unsubscribe from the newsletter at any time. Shuttle Computer Group Inc.

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The other fan header is located at the bottom of the board for a system fan. This improves performance by cutting hard drive latency in half. According to sources in the motherboard community, howevr, Shuttle has stopped manufacturing boards and instead pays Elitegroup Computer Systems ECS Inc. In the first quarter, Via plans to ship both the P4X and KT, chipsets for the Pentium 4 and Athlon platforms which integrate support for PC double-data-rate memory.

There are a total of two fan headers with one available after CPU heatsink fan installation.

About Us Employment Privacy Policy. As I mentioned previously, the onboard audio chipset is made by C-Media and apolllo a 5. Ships with the following: According to Via executives last week at Comdex, the chipset simply contains an enhanced memory controller, similar to the one used on the KTA, a double-data-rate chipset for the AMD Athlon platform. Basically, there is a piece of plastic that wraps around the entire AGP slot, and when you want to lock the videocard into the slot, you slide the lock to the left.

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The placement of the floppy and IDE connectors are in great spots, right next to the DIMM slots so they won’t be in the way of any expansion cards.

Privacy policy and Terms of Use. The data is safe since it’s mirrored on the other drive which is the real benefit. The chipset also has a 32 Ohm earphone buffer. Apollo P4XA chipset maker VIA, had to do something rather drastic for a chipset manufacturer – they had to start selling their own motherboards. RAID 1 on the other hand mirrors two drives of the same size, so in theory if one drive fails, the other will take over as the primary hard drive and the system px4266a continue to operate normally.

I’m not an audiophile but while playing games or listening to MP3’s the C-Media produced very good quality sound. Since the data is divided equally and written on two hard drives it also increases the data bandwidth by two.

VIARAMA U8548 – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – P4X266A

Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Rather, VIA chose to give users a higher quality sound chipset no doubt to keep the board from being segmented into the dull value markets and stuck on a;ollo C-Media which supports 5. The AGP lock on the socket is interesting, and not like any we’ve seen before.

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Gaming Benchmarks and Conclusions. The reason it’s not considered true RAID is because if one drive fails, all data is lost. Generally, when one P4c266a drive fails the system usually locks up anyway. However, the legal tussle between Via and Intel Corp.

VIA P4XB-RA – motherboard – ATX – Socket 478 – P4X266A

To date, Intel has not granted Via a license to use the Pentium 4 bus that Via reverse-engineered to create the P4X series of chipsets. Subscribing to a newsletter indicates your consent to our Terms of Use and Privacy Policy.

The legal issues, combined with the availability of licensed Pentium 4 chipsets from companies like Silicon Integrated Systems Inc. Post a Comment Comment.

This was done because most of the big boys didn’t want to risk upsetting Intel which had gone to court to try and squash the fledgling chipset which brought DDR to the Pentium 4 ahead of all other chipets. We’ve tested several of these built in soundcards and my conclusions about the onboard C-Media chips are that they offer sound quality on par with a Soundblaster Live! Rather than the usual little white ‘switch’ at the end of the AGP slot, the socket uses a sliding lock.

This is what is supposed to happen with a SCSI hard drive setup and it actually works pretty well there.

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