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Mainboard AK37GT, AK37GTR



Note: AK37GT is the version without RAID controller.

AK37GTR with Raid/Serial-ATA:

AK37GT without Raid/Serial-ATA:

  • Chipset
    VIA Apollo KT400 Chipset
    Northbridge: VIA VT8367
    Southbridge: VIA VT8235
  • Socket A CPU Support
    supports the following 462pin socket A processors: 
    AMD Athlon XP and Duron processors for socket A with 200/266/333MHz FSB
    supports Thunderbird, Palomino (model 6), T-Bred (model 8) and Barton up to 3000+
    Note: If an Athlon XP processor with 166/333MHz FSB is used, for KT400-chipset the DDR333-memory is essential, as only synchronous operation is possible on this setting.
    Burn Proof CPU protection only for AthlonXP
    (CPU Burning Proof)
    Adjustable in BIOS:
    System clock frequency (FSB) infinitely from 100 to 200MHz adjustable
    CPU-multiplicator from 5x to 14 x
    CPU-voltage Vcore fine adjustment from 1,100...1,825 and more up to 2,400V
    DDR-voltage: 2,55...2,85V
    AGP-voltage: 1,6...1,8V
    Chipset-voltage: 2,6...2,8V
  • Expansion Slots:
    1 x AGP (supports AGP 8X and 4X mode)
    Important Note: AGP-Slot supports only 1,5V-mode (3,3V is not supported)
    5 x 32 Bit PCI
  • Onboard IDE Controller
    2-Channel Enhanced PCI IDE
    up to 4 IDE devices
    support up to UltraDMA/133 (downward compatible)
    with ATA-133-cable
  • Only AK37GTR: IDE RAID Controller, UDMA/133
    Chip: High Point 372, support UltraDMA/133
    supports RAID-Modus 0 and 1 (even simultaneously)
    with two IDE-connectors up to 4 hard disks
    Only AK37GTR Serial ATA IDE RAID Controller, ATA150
    Marvell 88i8030 Serial ATA Bridge with support of Highpoint 372 Controller
    also supports RAID-mode 0 and 1
    SerialSelect-setting in BIOS:

    For both channels of the RAID-controller the requested connector can be chosen:
    Serial-ATA or IDE-hard disk
  • Integrated Ethernet-Function
    Built-in VT8233 Fast Ethernet Controller 10/100MBit/s
  • Hardware Monitoring
    CPU-Temperature, system voltage and fan revolution can be monitored
    Burn Proof CPU protection only for AthlonXP
    (CPU Burning Proof)
  • More Interfaces
    Back panel:
    1 x PS/2-Mouse
    1 x PS/2-Keyboard
    1 x Parallel (SSP/EPP/ECP)
    2 x Serial (16550 compatible, Fifo)
    2 x USB 2.0 (four more USB 2.0 connectors onboard)
    1 x Line-In
    1 x Line-Out
    1 x Microphone
    1 x MIDI/Joystick-connector
    1 x Floppy Drive
    1 x Infrared (IrDA-adapter not included in delivery)
    1 x WOL (Wake on Lan)
    4 x USB 2.0 (two more USB 2.0 connectors on the back panel)
    3 x Fans (CPU, AGP-card, case)
    3 x Audio (CD-Audio-in, TAD, AUX)
  • Memory
    4 x 184-Pin DIMM-Socket
    up to 4 GB DDR SDRAM memory modules
    supports PC1600/PC2100/PC2700 (DDR200/266/333)
    Adjustment for PC3200 (DDR400) also available.
    for 64, 128, 256, 512 or 1024 MB
    supports 6 banks unbuffered DDR SDRAM up to 3 GB capacity
    or 8 banks registered DDR SDRAM up to 4 GB capacity
    (max. 512Mb x8/x16 DRAM technology)
    No ECC-function
    Note: KT400-chipset requires at 166MHz FSB synchronous memory frequency at 166MHz (DDR333) as well.
    The chipset is designed according to VIA for max. 2x DDR333 and 1x DDR400.
  • Integrated Multichannel Audio Function:
    Realtek 650 chipset
    supports 5.1 speakers, audio in 6-channel-mode
    Back Panel Connectors: line-in, line-out, mircophone, MIDI/gameport
    Bracket Connector: for bass/center, bracket optionally included in delivery
    Multichannel: line-out = front, line-in = rear and onboard connector for bass/center
    More line-ins on the mainboard, audio-in for CD-ROM and AUX.
  • Power Management
    ACPI v1.0 (Advanced Configuration and Power Interface)
    APM v1.2 (Advanced Power Management)
  • supports Suspend to RAM and Suspend to Disk
    Power on after power fail: Auto/Off)
  • BIOS
    2 MBit Flash EPROM
    Award BIOS V6.0PG
    supports Green PC, Desktop Management Interface (DMI 2.3)
  • Form Factor
    ATX: 30,5 x 24,5 cm
  • Delivery Content
    Manual, driver-CD, back panel-bracket, IDE- and floppy-cable, bass/center-adapter, USB-adapter
    Only AK37GTR: RAID-manual, second IDE-cable, Serial-ATA cable
  • ATX-Power Supply Connector
    Standard 20-Pin-ATX-power supply connector
    With additional 4-pin connector for a better supply of the 12V-bar, a power supply with this connector is not essential for safe operation


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Shuttle Computer - European Headquarters - All rights reserved - Date: 30.4.2008