first SiS board supporting 800FSB
dual-channel DDR 400
ASUS P4S800D, based on the SiS 655FX chipset,
packs innovative features such as 800MHx FSB, dual-channel
DDR 400, AGP 8x, S/PDIF out, Serial ATA, and 8 USB 2.0
ports. Of course, unique ASUS features are also included.
SiS HyperStreaming Architecture
655FX integrates the latest HyperStreaming Engine, which
optimizes the performance of the entire computer system.
It smartly manage the data streaming to flow effortlessly
from the peripherals to the core logic chipsets, between
the North and South bridge and to the front side bus,
memory and graphic interface. This greatly improves
the total performance, which traditional technologies
Dual-channel DDR technology doubles the bandwidth of
your system memory and hence boost the system performance
to outperform any memory existing solutions in the market.
The P4S800D allows you to handle memory-intensive tasks
ASUS Wi-Fi slot
The Wi-Fi slot is specifically designed for the ASUS
Wireless LAN add-on card (ex. WiFi-b™) to set up an
environment for home Wireless LAN. The ASUS WiFi-b™
add-on card bundles the exclusive Software AP (Access
Point) to save the extra cost of an hardware AP. In
addition, the card comes with user-friendly utilities
and applications that allow quick connection to notebooks,
PDAs and other WLAN peripherals. The Wi-Fi slot supports
the 802.11g standard for future upgrades. (Note:
The WiFi-b™ card with software AP has to be purchased
AGP 8X technology
AGP8X (AGP 3.0) is the next generation VGA interface
specification that enables enhanced graphics performance
with high bandwidth speeds up to 2.12GB/s. With a
bus of 533MHz, AGP8X is twice as fast as AGP4X.
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
100% software compatibility.
ASUS provides friendly localized BIOS setup menu to
help you configure your system as easy as possible.
(CPU Parameter Recall)
When the system hangs due to overclocking failure,
there is no need to open the case to clear the CMOS
data. Just simply restart the system, the BIOS would
show the previous setting and then users can amend
the CPU setting again.
You can convert your favorite photo into a
256-color boot logo for a more colorful and vivid
image on your screen.
Instant Music Lite
Through this unique feature, P4S800D is conveniently
designed to allow users to enjoy their favorite music
without the need to enter Windows.
port on back I/O
The P4S800D provides convenient connectivity to external
home theater audio systems via an S/PDIF out interface.
Experience 5.1-channel surround sound and enhanced
3D audio while playing your favorite DVDs or games.
8 USB 2.0 ports support
USB 2.0 is the latest connectivity standard for next
generation components and peripherals. Backward compatible
with current USB 1.1 peripherals, USB 2.0 delivers
transfer speeds up to 40 times faster at 480Mb/s,
for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.
CrashFree BIOS 2~
Whenever BIOS gets corrupted, ASUS CrashFree BIOS
2 allows users to reboot the computer and perform
an smart auto-recovery procedure through the motherboard
Qualified Vendors List (QVL)
DDR 400 memory modules
The following table lists the memory modules
that have been tested
and qualified for use with this motherboard.