- VIA PT880 Pro/PT880 Ultra
- Core 2 Quad / Core 2 Extreme / Core 2 Duo / Pentium XE / Pentium D / Pentium Dual Core / Pentium 4 / Celeron / Celeron D, supporting Quad Core Kentsfield processors
- DDR 400/DDR2 667
This review is from: ASRock 4CoreDual-SATA2 R2.0 LGA 775 VIA PT880 Pro/PT880 Ultra ATX Intel Motherboard
Relatively flexible in terms of what hardware you can plug into it, may not run great, but it'll usually run.
The VIA chipset was my main beef, but only when trying to do stupid stuff with it.
ATX header is almost in the middle of the board (this may be useful in some specific application though).
I've had this board almost three years with no issues, I got it for what I think it was intended- as a transition board. And for that it does the job.
After purchasing a proper motherboard, this piece was relegated to component testing, which it also has performed well at.
It's recently done time inside in an arcade emulator cabinet, getting banged around, unplugged at random and generally treated poorly. For my abuses I've lost one USB and had to re-seat the battery, not bad for board I got new for $60, or so, three years ago.
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