DFI LAN Party PRO875B

..:: Introduction ::..

For quite some time now, DFI has been well known for the quality and affordability of their OEM and budget level consumer products. DFI has rarely been seen as a true enthusiast product manufacturer, but over the last year, they have been attempting great strides to slide into the enthusiast market with a product that was both powerful, and unique in its own right. At first, DFI struggled to make a sizeable dent into this category, but then came the LANParty series of motherboards, and DFI’s goal to position themselves into the enthusiast market had been achieved. DFI’s LANParty motherboard received high praise for their performance, stability, and unique features such as their UV reactive slots, and connectors. Today, we’ll be taking a look at the latest revision i875P LANParty motherboard, the LANParty PRO875B. Do the latest revision LANParty motherboards hold up to their reputation? Let’s find out.

..:: DFI LANParty PRO875B Specifications ::..

Processor

  • Socket 478 for Intel® Pentium® 4 with HT Technology
  • Socket 478 for Intel® Celeron® Processor

Chipset

  • Northbridge - Intel® 82875P Memory Controller Hub (MCH)
  • Southbridge - Intel® 82801ER I/O Controller Hub (ICH5R)
  • Intel Gigabit LAN Ethernet Controller (CSA)
  • C-Media CMI9739A Audio CODEC
  • HighPoint 372N RAID Controller Chip
  • Super I/O: Winbond I/O W83627HF-AW Chip
  • 4M-bit Flash ROM

Memory

  • Type: Dual Channel DDR 400 / 333 / 266
  • 4 x DIMM
  • Max Capacity: Up to 4GB

Internal I/O Connector

  • 1 x FDD
  • 2 x Serial ATA
  • 4 x UDMA ATA 133/100/66 Bus Master IDE
  • 2 x USB 2.0 / 1.1 Ports
  • 4 x Cooling Fan Headers
  • CD/AUX in

Expansion Slots

  • 1 x AGP 8x/4x AGP 3.0 Compliant
  • 5 x PCI (PCI 2.3 Compliant)

Rear Panel

  • PS/2 Keyboard / Mouse Connector
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports
  • 2 x S/PDIF Input / Output (I/O Panel)
  • 1 x COM ports
  • 1 x RJ45 LAN port
  • 1 x LPT port
  • Audio (1 x Center/Bass, 1 x Rear Out)
  • Audio (1 x Line-In / 1 x Line-Out / 1 x Mic) Connector