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Old 08-20-2005, 09:44 PM   #1 (permalink)
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im building a pc with an Asus P4S800 motherboard, 512mb ram, seagate 80gb hard drive and an intel p4 2.8ghz. im not sure what video card will work becaus eit says that it must be 1.5v only and its an agp 8x 3.0, also what is the best voltage for a power supply

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Dude, you have a socket 478 CPU. You should have bought the Asus P4P800-E Deluxe. It's probably one of the top 3 478 motherboards.

Intel Pentium 4 ( Northwood / Prescott) with the bus speeds 400/533/800 MHz;
- Intel Celeron ( Northwood) with the bus speed 400MHz;
- Socket 478;
- Support for HyperThreading processor

- North Bridge IntelĀ® 865PE Memory Controller Hub (MCH);
- South Bridge IntelĀ® Intel 82801ER Enhanced I/O Controller Hub (ICH5R);
- Interbridge link: Hub Link v1.5;
System memory - Four 184-pin slots for DDR SDRAM DIMM;
- Maximum memory capacity 4GB;
- Support for memory types PC2100/PC2700/PC3200;
- Dual-channel memory access;
- Onboard power indicator;
Graphics - AGP slot supporting the 4x/8x modes
Expansion options - Five 32-bit PCI Bus Master slots;
- WiFi connector;
- Eight USB 2.0 ports (4 integrated + 4 additional);
- Two IEEE1394 (Firewire) ports;
- Integrated audio AC'92 v2.3;
- Marvell Gigabit Ethernet LAN controller;
Overclocking options - FSB adjustable within 100 to 400 MHz in 1 MHz increments;
- Adjustable voltages on the processor, memory and AGP.
- Asus C.P.R and Asus AiOverclocking technologies
Disk subsystem - 2 channels UltraDMA/100/66/33 Bus Master IDE (with support for up to 4 ATAPI-devices);
- Support for SerialATA (2 channels with support for RAID);
- Additional IDE Raid controller (Promise 20378 chip, 1 channel IDE supporting ATA33/66/100/133 & RAID 0, 1, 0+1, JBOD with support for up to 2 ATAPI-devices; 2 SerialATA channels);
- Support for LS-120 / ZIP / ATAPI CD-ROM;
BIOS - 4MBit Flash ROM;
- AMI BIOS with support for Enhanced ACPI, DMI, Green, PnP Features;
- Asus EZ Flash;
- CrashFree BIOS 2;
- Asus MyLogo2;
- Multi-languages BIOS;
Miscellaneous - One FDD port, two serial and one parallel ports, ports for PS/2 mouse and keyboard;
- STR (Suspend to RAM);
- SPDIF Out;
- Asus POST Reporter;
- Asus Q-Fan;
- Asus Instant Music;
Power management - Wake-up on modem, mouse, keyboard, LAN, timer and USB;
- Standard 20-pin power connector ATX (ATX-PW);
- Additional 4-pin power connector;
Monitoring - Monitoring the temperatures of processor, voltages, rotational speeds of the three fans;
- Asus PC Probe;
Dimensions - ATX form factor, 245mm x 305mm (9.63" x 12")
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