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The motherboard or mainboard is the component that connects all the different parts of your computer. Often it has some integrated components like a sound card, enabling your computer to play sound, or a network card, to connect your computer to the network. The standard form factor (size) for motherboards is ATX, you need at least a midi-tower to fit one of those in. Micro-ATX motherboards are often more complete and have more onboard devices, like a video board and fit in smaller cases, but are generally less expandable.
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Long product name ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard:
The short editorial description of ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard
P4V8X-MX Intel Pentium 4/Celeron / DDR SDRAM / UniChrome Pro 3D / 2D Graphics & Video Controller / Cmedia CMI9761A / 10/100 Mbps LAN + VIA 6103 PHY / microATX

Marketing text ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard

The official marketing text of ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard as supplied by the manufacturer
The best value P4 solution for SATA support

Empowered by integrated graphics and Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology, P4V8X-MX provides multiple and mainstream choices including 2xSATA, 3xPCI, 8xUSB, and RAID function based on the VIA P4M800 and 8237R PLUS chipset and unique ASUS features such as C.P.R., CrashFree BIOS2, EZ Flash, MyLogo2 and also offers 10/100Mbps LAN, SATA RAID surpport.

Intel Hyper-Threading Technology support
Leveraging the VIA P4M800 chipset to support P4 CPU on 800MHz FSB, DDR400 memory, Intel Hyper-Threading Technology,and a full-range of advanced features.

Integrated Graphics
The VIA P4M800 delivers powerful integrated 2D and 3D graphics performance for functionality and value.

Serial ATA
Serial ATA is the next generation ATA specification that provides scalable performance for today and tomorrow. With up to 150MB/s data transfer rate, Serial ATA is faster than current Parallel ATA, while providing software compatibility with the legacy Parallel ATA.

RAID function
The VIA VT8237R Plus south bridge enables users to build Maximum 2 SATA hard disk as an RAID0, 1 array. And the graphical user interface provides an easy way to configure and manage disk drives or disk arrays connected.

Integrated 10/100 LAN
The on-board LAN controller is a highly integrated Fast Ethernet controller. It is enhanced with an ACPI management function to provide efficient power management for advanced operating systems.

C.P.R.(CPU Parameter Recall)
When the system hangs due to overclocking failure, there is no need to open the case to clear CMOS data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would show the previous setting and then users can amend the CPU setting again.

CrashFree BIOS2
The CrashFree BIOS 2 feature now includes the BIOS auto-recovery function in a support CD. Users can reboot their system through the support CD when a bootable disk is not available, and go through the simple BIOS auto-recovery process. ASUS motherboards now enable users to enjoy this protection feature without the need to pay for an optional ROM.

With ASUS EZ Flash, you can update BIOS before entering operating system. No more DOS-based flash utility and bootable diskette required.

ASUS MyLogo2
You can convert your favorite photo into a 256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid image on your screen.

Short summary description ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard:
This short summary of the ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard data-sheet is auto-generated and uses the product title and the first six key specs.
ASUS P4V8X-MX, Intel, VIA P4M800, Socket 478, Micro ATX, Cmedia CMI9761A, 6-ch CODEC, Integrated 10/100 Mbps LAN + VIA 6103 PHY
Long summary description ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard:
This is an auto-generated long summary of ASUS P4V8X-MX motherboard based on the first three specs of the first five spec groups.
ASUS P4V8X-MX. Maximum internal memory: 2 GB. Processor family: Intel, Processor socket: Socket 478. Networking features: Integrated 10/100 Mbps LAN + VIA 6103 PHY. Motherboard chipset: VIA P4M800, Motherboard form factor: Micro ATX, RAID levels: 0, 1, JBOD. Width: 24.5 cm, Depth: 19.6 cm
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Number of memory slots
Maximum internal memory
The maximum internal memory which is available in the product.
2 GB
Processor family*
A family of processors is a group of processors produced by one company over a short period of time e.g. Intel Pentium processors.
Processor socket*
Mechanical component(s) that provides mechanical and electrical connections between a microprocessor and a printed circuit board (PCB). This allows the processor to be replaced without soldering.
Socket 478
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors*
The end of a cable with a USB 2.0 connector. USB 2.0 was released in April 2000 (now called "Hi-Speed"), adding higher maximum signaling rate of 480 Mbit/s (effective throughput up to 35 MB/s or 280 Mbit/s), in addition to the "USB 1.x Full Speed" signaling rate of 12 Mbit/s. USB 2.0 connectors are usually colored black.
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
CPU fan connector
S/PDIF out connector
Chassis intrusion connector
Front panel audio connector
CD/AUX audio in
Floppy disk drive connector
Number of Parallel ATA connectors*
The number of connectors (with wires) for parallel ATA (PATA), which is an interface standard for the connection of storage devices such as hard disks, floppy drives, and optical disc drives in computers.
Number of SATA connectors
Back panel I/O ports
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports*
Number of Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports allow a computer to connect to the ethernet.
Headphone outputs
Number of sockets /ports where headphones are connected.
Parallel ports quantity
The number of parallel ports. Parallel ports, also known as printer ports, are a type of interface found on computers (personal and otherwise) for connecting peripherals. In computing, a parallel port is a parallel communication physical interface. Parallel ports were common in the 1980s and '90s (mostly conforming to industry standard IEEE 1284) but are now being replaced by USBs and other ports.
Back panel I/O ports
VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity *
Number of VGA (D-Sub) ports (connecting interfaces) in the device. The VGA (D-Sub) connector is a 15 pin connector between a computer and a monitor. It was first introduced in 1987 by IBM.
Microphone in
The socket where a microphone is connected to the device.
PS/2 ports quantity *
The number of PS/2 connectors for keyboards and mice. Its name comes from the IBM Personal System/2.
Serial ports quantity
The number of serial ports in a computer or peripheral. A serial port is a serial communication physical interface through which information transfers in or out one bit at a time. The term "serial port" usually identifies hardware more or less compliant to the RS-232 standard, intended to interface with a modem or with a similar communication device. In modern computers and peripherals, serial ports have largely been replaced by USBs and other interfaces.
Networking features
Integrated 10/100 Mbps LAN + VIA 6103 PHY
Motherboard chipset *
The chipset connects the microprocessor to the rest of the motherboard.
VIA P4M800
Motherboard form factor *
Design of the motherboard (ATX, BTX etc).
micro ATX
RAID levels
RAID is a storage technology that combines multiple disk drive components into a logical unit for the purposes of data redundancy and performance improvement. Data is distributed across the drives in one of several ways, referred to as RAID levels, depending on the specific level of redundancy and performance required.
0, 1, JBOD
Expansion slots
Expansion slots
List of I/O expansion card slots; including quantity of each
1 x AGP8X (1.5V)
3 x PCI
Weight & dimensions
Width *
The measurement or extent of something from side to side.
245 mm
Depth *
The distance from the front to the back of something.
196 mm
Packaging content
Bundled software
Software distributed with another product such as a piece of computer hardware or other electronic device, or a group of software packages which are sold together. A software suite is an example of bundled software, as is software which is pre-installed on a new computer.
Bundle anti-virus software
ASUS LiveUpdate Utility
Other features
Audio output
The type of audio output that the device produces, and the connector(s).
Cmedia CMI9761A, 6-ch CODEC
Graphics controller
Also known as a graphics coprocessor; similar to a microprocessor ordinarily found on graphics accelerator cards. It processes the graphics to create dots and lines on-screen.
UniChrome Pro 3D / 2D Graphics & Video
Manageability features
Manageability, DMI, TopTools characteristics of the product, by manufactuer and/or coined name and version.
WfM 2.0,DMI 2.0,WOL by PME,WOR by PME