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Soltek 75drv5 motherboard

 

Processor
AMD Socket-462 Athlon XP / Athlon / Duron processor

Chipset
VIA KT333 (VT8367 + VT8233A)

VT8367:


- 552 BGA
- Features 266/200MHz Front Side Bus settings
- 333/266/200MHz Memory Bus
- V-Link Hub Architecture, 266MHz link between the North and South Bridge
- Supports AGP 4X/2X
- PC2700/2100/PC1600 compliant


VT8233A:

- 376 BGA
- Supports Ultra ATA-133/100/66 transfer protocol
- Provides AC'97 Audio
- Support for four USB Ports (max.)


Memory
3 x 184-pin DDR DIMM
Supports 6 banks up to 3GB DRAMs for Unbuffered DDR SDRAM Module
PC2700/2100/PC1600 compliant


Cache Memory
Built-in to AMD Athlon" XP, Athlon" and Duron" Processor Module


On-Board EIDE
2 x PCI Bus Master UATA 133/100/66 IDE ports (up to 4 ATAPI Devices)
Supports for PIO Mode 3, 4, UATA 133/100/66 IDE & ATAPI CD-ROM


Integrated Super I/O
1 x Floppy Port (supports 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes)
2 x serial ports (high-speed 16550A FIFO UART Ports)
1 x Parallel Port with EEP/ECP/SPP Capabilities
1 x PS/2 Mouse, 1 x PS/2 Keyboard connectors
4 x USB Ports (two via optional cable)
1 x Audio/Game Port

Expansion Slots
1 x AGP 4X/2X Slot
5 x 32-bit PCI Bus Master Slots
1 x CNR (Communication and Networking Riser)


Form Factor
ATX Form Factor (225mm x 305mm)

BIOS
AWARD Plug-and-Play BIOS
Supports Advanced Power Management Function
Flash Memory for easy upgrade


Other Features
Multiplier Setting ? RedStorm Overclocking
BIOS FSB Setting ? Ultra ATA 66/100/133
BIOS Vcore setting ? AC'97 Audio Function
AGP Voltage Setting ? DIMM Voltage Setting
SCR (Smart Card Reader) Interface ? H/W Monitor
SmartDoc. Anti-burning Shield

 
  • VIA VT8367(KT333) + VT8233A chipset
  • FSB 266/200 MHz
  • Supports DDR SDRAM @ 333/266/200 MHz
  • Supports Ultra ATA 133/100/66
  • Multiplier Setting
  • BIOS FSB Setting
  • AGP, DIMM Voltage Setting
  • RedStorm Overclocking
  • SmartDoc. Anti-Burning Shield
  • SCR (Smart Card Reader) Interface
  • Optimized for all Socket-A processors

The Soltek 75drv5 was one of the first boards that came out using the KT333 chipset.

Basking in the success of their DRV line of motherboards, they must have thought that having a KT333 based motherboard would be a great addition to their product range.

Having excellent experience with VIA's KT266A, with their DRV2 and DRV4, Soltek then decided that they should get a motherboard out with this new chipset fast.

And so was born this motherboard, the DRV5. With their previous DRVs being widely accepted by the enthuiast market, I'm sure Soltek are hoping to produce the same magic with the 75drv5.

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