Entry by Carlos S. M.
Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9

Gigabyte GA-K8VT890-9 Revision 1.1

Specifications

CPU support

Supported sockets:
  • mPGA939
Supported architectures:
  • AMD Athlon 64 ClawHammer
  • AMD Athlon 64 Manchester
  • AMD Athlon 64 Newcastle
  • AMD Athlon 64 San Diego
  • AMD Athlon 64 Toledo
  • AMD Athlon 64 Venice
  • AMD Athlon 64 Winchester
  • AMD Athlon 64 FX ClawHammer
  • AMD Athlon 64 FX San Diego
  • AMD Athlon 64 FX Toledo
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 Manchester
  • AMD Athlon 64 X2 Toledo
  • AMD Opteron Denmark
  • AMD Opteron San Diego
  • AMD Opteron Venus
  • AMD Sempron Palermo
Note! Some steppings might require updated BIOS/microcode to work properly.

System memory

  • Type: DDR 266/333/400 MHz
    2 memory channels on 4x 184-pin DIMM
    ECC memory is optional
Max supported: 4.00 GB

Platform

Northbridge/MCH: VIA K8T890
Southbridge/ICH/PCH/MCP: VIA VT8237R Plus
SuperIO: ITE IT8705AF
Realtek ALC850 audio IC over AC97 bus
Marvell 88E8053 for 1G operation
Optional VIA VT6306 FireWire/IEEE1394 controller
4 Mbit LPC BIOS ROM

Power supply

Main board power: 24-pin ATX
CPU power: 4-pin P4
2 3-pin DC fan headers

Expansion slots

3 PCI slots
1 PCIe x16 slot
2 PCIe x1 slots

Rear I/O ports

PS/2 keyboard
PS/2 mouse
4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
2x DE-9 serial
1x DB-25 parallel
1x RJ-45
Audio connectors: Line out, Line in, Microphone in

Internal I/O headers

4x USB 2.0 (480 Mb/s)
Audio headers: CD in, S/PDIF
Header for front AC'97 Audio

Storage

2 IDE channels, up to 133 MB/s
2 SATA-I (1.5 Gb/s) ports
SATA RAID supported

Circuit board

ATX form factor

Gallery

Attachments

Documentation

BIOS image

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