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VIA SOCKET 478 CHIPSET COMPARISION MATRIX

Dated : 20-06-2003

VIA
VIA UniChrome
VIA Apollo KT400A KT400A UniChrome
Features KM400 + VIA KT400 KT333 KT266A
KT600 +VT8237 +VT8235CE KM400 + VIA
VT8235CE
VT8237

North Bridge VT8377A VT8377A VIA VT8378 VIA VT8378 VT8377 VT8367 VT8366A

Processor AMD Athlon™ XP AMD Athlon™ XP AMD Athlon™ XP AMD Athlon™ XP, AMD Athlon™ XP, Duron™ AMD AMD AMD
Support Duron™ Athlon™ XP, Athlon™ XP, Athlon™ XP,
Duron™ Duron™ Duron™

Front Side Bus 266/333/400MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/3 200/266/3 200/266M
33MHz 33MHz Hz
Memory Bus 266/333/400MHz 200/266/333/400 200/266/333/400MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/333MHz 200/266/3 200/266/3 200/266M
MHz 33MHz 33MHz Hz
AGP Support AGP4X/8X AGP 8X AGP 8X AGP 2X/4X/8X (AGP AGP 2X/4X/8X (AGP 3.0) AGP 8X AGP 4X AGP 4X
3.0)
Integrated No No No UniChrome™ 2D/3D UniChrome™ 2D/3D Graphics
Graphics Graphics with motion with motion compensation
Memory Type DDR266/333/400 DDR200/266/333/ DDR200/266/333/400 compensation DDR200/2 DDR200/2 DDR200/2
400 SDRAM SDRAM 66/333 66/333 66 SDRAM
SDRAM SDRAM

Max. Memory 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB

South Bridge VT8237 VT8237 VT8235CE VT8237 VT8235CE VT8235 VT8233, VT8233A or VT8235
VT8233, VT8233C,
VT8233C
North/South 8X V-Link (533MB/sec) 8X V-Link 8X V-Link (533MB/s) 8X V-Link (533MB/s) 8X V-Link (533MB/s) VIA V- VIA V- VIA
or V-
Bridge Link (533MB/s) Link@ Link@ Link@
VT8233A
533MB/s 266MB/s 266MB/s
Integrated Audio VIA Vinyl Six-TRAC six- AC'97 6-Channel AC'97 6-Channel AC'97 6-Channel AC'97 6-Channel Surround Sound AC'97 6 AC'97 6 AC'97 6
channel AC'97 audio Surround Sound Channel Channel Channel

Integrated MC'97 MC'97 MC'97 MC'97 MC'97 MC'97 MC'97 MC'97


Modem
Integrated VIA MAC 10/100 VIA MAC 10/100 VIA MAC 10/100 Ethernet VIA MAC 10/100 Mbps VIA MAC 10/100 Mbps Fast VIA 3Com® 3Com®
Network Ethernet Ethernet Fast Ethernet Ethernet 10/100 (VT8233C) (VT8233C)
Controller Ethernet or VIA or VIA
MAC (VT8233 or (VT8233 or
8233A) 8233A)
10/100 10/100
Ethernet Ethernet
MAC MAC
PCI 6 slots 6 slots 6 slots 6 slots 6 slots 5 PCI 5 PCI 5 PCI
Devices/Slots

IDE Dual Channel Serial ATA Serial ATA (upto 4 PATA-133 (up to 4 devices) PATA-133 (1 channel) PATA-133 (2 channels) ATA ATA ATA
directly supports two devices) PATA-133 33/66/100 33/66/100 33/66/100
SATA devices SATAlite™ (up to 4 devices) / 133 ATA 133 ATA 133
interface expands with with
support for two VT8233A VT8233A
additional SATA devices South South
through optional external Bridge Bridge
Serial ATA PHY Dual
Channel Parallel ATA (up
to 4 devices)
VIA RAID RAID 0, RAID 1, and Serial ATA/RAID (2
RAID 0+1Supports SATA channels)
and ATA-133 standards

USB 2.0 8 ports 8 ports 6 ports 8 ports 6 ports USB 2.0 6 VT8233 USB 1.1 6
Ports, 3 series USB Ports, 2
Controllers 1.1 6 Controllers
Ports, 2
Controllers
VT8235
USB 2.0 6
Ports, 3
Controllers
Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super LPC Super LPC Super
I/O I/O I/O
IO APIC Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes Yes
Power ACPI/APM/PCI/PM ACPI/APM/PCI/PM ACPI/APM/PCI/PM ACPI/APM/PCI/PM ACPI/APM/PCI/PM ACPI/APM ACPI/APM ACPI/APM
Management /PCI/ PM /PCI/ PM /PCI/PM
VIA SOCKET 478 CHIPSET COMPARISION MATRIX

Dated : 20-06-2003
VIA
VIA
ProSavage
Features P4X400 P4X266A P4X266 ProSavageD
DDR
DR P4M266
P4M266A
North Bridge VT8754 VT8753A VT8753
Intel® Intel® Intel®
Pentium® 4 Pentium® Intel®
Pentium® 4 Intel®
Processor Support 4 Pentium® 4 Pentium® 4
Front Side Bus 400/533MHz 400MHz 400MHz 400/533MHz 400MHz
200/266/333 200/266MHz 200/266M 200/266 MHz 200/266 MHz @
Memory Bus / 400MHz Hz @ 64 bit 64 bit
No No No S3 Graphics S3 Graphics
Integrated Graphics ProSavage8™ ProSavage8™
AGP Support AGP 8X AGP 4X AGP 4X 4X 4X
Memory Type DDR200/266/ DDR200/266 DDR200/2
333 SDRAM PC100/133 66 PC100/ DDR 200/266 DDR 200/266
SDRAM 133 or PC100/133 or PC100/133
SDRAM SDRAM SDRAM
Max. Memory 32.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB 4.0GB
South Bridge VT8235 VT8233, VT8233,
VT8233C or VT8233C VT8233/8233A VT8233/8233A
VT8233A or /8233C /8233C
North/South Bridge Link VIA V-Link@ VIA V-Link@ VIA V-
533MB/s 266MB/s Link@ VIA V-Link @ VIA V-Link @
266MB/s 266 MB/sec 266 MB/sec
Integrated Audio AC?97 6 AC?97 6 AC?97 6 AC'97 2.2 AC'97 2.2
Channel Channel Channel compliant compliant
Integrated Modem MC?97 MC?97 MC?97 MC'97 MC'97
Integrated Network VIA 10/100 3Com? 3Com?
Controller Ethernet MAC (VT8233C) (VT8233C)
or? VIA or? VIA
VIA or 3Com VIA or 3Com
(VT8233 or (VT8233 or
Ethernet Ethernet
8233A) 8233A)
MAC10/100Mb MAC10/100Mb
10/100 10/100
Ethernet1/10M Ethernet1/10M
Ethernet MAC Ethernet
b HomePNA b HomePNA
MAC
PCI Devices/ Slots 5 PCI 5 PCI 5 PCI Integrated PCI Integrated PCI
support5 PCI support5 PCI
Slots Slots
IDE ATA ATA ATA ATA 33/66/100 ATA 33/66/100
33/66/100/ 33/66/100 33/66/100 (ATA-133 with (ATA-133 with
133 ATA 133 with ATA 133 VT8233A South VT8233A South
VT8233A with Bridge) Bridge)
USB USB 2.0 6 South
USB 1.1Bridge
6 USB 1.1 6 6 x USB ports
VT8233A 6 x USB ports
Ports, 3 Ports, 3 South 3
Ports, with 3 with 3
Controllers Controllers Controllers controllers
Bridge controllers
Super I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super LPC Super
I/O I/O LPC Super I/O LPC Super I/O
IO APIC Yes Yes Yes Y Y
Power Management ACPI/APM/PC ACPI/APM/P ACPI/APM ACPI/APM/PCI ACPI/APM/PCI
I/ PM CI/ PM /PCI/PM /PM /PM
ACR Support Y Y