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Asus P5A-B

Asus P5A-B Revision 1.05


CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • Super Socket 7
Front Side Bus speed: 66/68*/75*/83*/95/100/105*/110*/120* MHz
Supported architectures:
  • AMD K5 5k86
  • AMD K5 SSA/5
  • AMD K6 Little Foot
  • AMD K6 Model 6
  • AMD K6-2 Chomper
  • AMD K6-2+ Model 13
  • AMD K6-III Sharptooth
  • Cyrix 6x86 M1
  • Cyrix 6x86L M1L
  • Cyrix 6x86MX / MII MII
  • Intel Pentium P54C
  • Intel Pentium P54CQS
  • Intel Pentium P54CS
  • Intel Pentium MMX P55C
  • Intel Pentium MMX Tillamook
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.
Supports external cache up to 512 kB
Revision 1.05 has issues with the K6-II+ and K6-III+

System memory

  • Type: SDRAM 66/68*/75*/83*/100/105*/110*/120*
    3x 168-pin DIMM
Max supported: 768.00 MB
RAM speeds marked with asterisk are in OC mode


Northbridge/MCH: ALi Aladdin V
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: ALi M1543

Power supply

Main board power: AT
Additional power sources: 20-pin ATX
3 3-pin DC fan headers

Expansion slots

AGP 1.0 2x slot with 3.3 V keying
3 PCI slots
2 16-bit ISA slots

Rear I/O ports

AT-style keyboard DIN connector

Internal I/O headers

1x USB 1.1 (15 Mb/s)
2x RS232 serial
1x parallel
Audio headers: Line out, Microphone in, Aux in, CD in
IrDA header


2 IDE channels, up to 33 MB/s
Floppy connector, up to 2 drives

Circuit board

Baby AT form factor
PCB manufactured in the year 1998


PS/2 mouse header. Optionally equipped with a C-Media CMI8330.




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