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     Home > Products > Motherboard > Archives 

    The specifications may be slightly different by region accordingly. Please contact your local dealer for more details.
     
    PT800CE-A (V1.0)
    Socket 478 for Intel Pentium 4 processor
  • FSB 800
  • DDR 400
  • HT CPU Support
  • Serial ATA
  • ATA133
  • RAID0, RAID1 support
  • USB 2.0


  •   FSB 800MHz
    Supports the 800MHz front side bus Intel CPUs.
     
      DDR 400
    Supports bandwidth up to 3.2GB/s to provide enhanced system performance.
     
      AGP 8X Technology
    AGP 8X / AGP3.0 enables enhanced graphics performance with high bandwidth speeds up to 2.12GB/s, twice faster than AGP 4X.
     
      SATA RAID
    SATA RAID allows you to join several hard drives and increase data transfer by separating data (RAID 0) or by keeping 100% secure data duplication (RAID 1). This fulfills a total performance and security purposes that you need for your data.
     
      Serial ATA
    Serial ATA is the next generation ATA specification that provides superior performance. With up to 150MB/s data transfer rate, Serial ATA is faster than current Parallel ATA, while providing 100% software compatibility.
     
      ATA133
    Supports Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 IDE devices, data transfer rate up to 133MB/s
     
      6-Channel Audio
    Onboard 6-channel audio CODEC supports uncompromising DVD audio quality, bringing a move vivid sound experience and high-quality 6-channel audio without having to buy advanced sound cards
     
      10/100 LAN
    Provides 10/100 Mbps solution to your network or broadhand connection without having to buy an extra LAN card.
     
      USB 2.0
    USB2.0 is the latest connectivity standard which delivers transfer speeds up to 480Mb/s for easy connectivity and ultra-fast data transfers.
     
    CPUº Socket 478 for latest Intel Pentium 4 / Celeron processor
    º FSB 800/ 533/ 400MHz
    º Supports Hyper-Threading Technology CPU
    CHIPSETº VIA® PT800CE & VT8237
    º North Bridge: VIA® PT800 verCE
    º South Bridge: VIA® VT8237
    MEMORYº 2 x 184-pin DDR DIMM socket support up to 2 GB
    º Support DDR400/333/266/200 DDR SDRAM
    Due to the operating system limitation, the actual memory size may be less than 4GB for the reservation for system usage under Windows® 32-bit OS.
    For Windows® 64-bit OS with 64-bit CPU, there is no such limitation

    EXPANSION SLOTº 1 x AGP 8X/4X slot
    º 5 x PCI slots
    º 1 x CNR slot
    STORAGEº Support by VIA® VT8237
        • 4 x Ultra DMA133/100/66 devices
        • 2 x Serial ATA devices
        • RAID0 & RAID1 configuration
    AUDIOº Realtek ALC655 6-Channel audio CODEC
    º Compliant with AC'97 2.3 specification
    LANº VIA® VT6103 10/100 Mbps Fast Ethernet PHY
    REAR PANEL I/Oº 1 x PS/2 keyboard & PS/2 mouse connectors
    º 4 x USB ports
    º 1 x RJ45 LAN connector
    º 1 x Parallel port (LPT)
    º 2 x Serial ports (COM1 & COM2)
    º 1 x Audio port (Line-in, Line-out, Mic-in)
    INTERNAL I/O CONNECTORS & HEADERSº 1 x 20-pin ATX Power Supply Connector & 4-pin 12V Connector
    º 1 x FDD connector supports one 360K~2.88MB FDD
    º 2 x IDE connectors
    º 2 x Serial ATA connectors
    º 2 x USB 2.0 headers support additional 4 USB 2.0 Ports
    º 1 x Speaker header
    º 1 x SPDIF out header
    º 1 x Front panel switch/LED header
    º 1 x Front panel audio header
    º CD in/ AUX in headers
    º CPUFAN/CASFAN connectors
    SYSTEM BIOSº Award BIOS with 2Mb Flash ROM
    º Supports Plug and Play 1.0A, APM 1.2, Multi Boot, DMI
    º Supports ACPI revision 1.0 specification
    FORM FACTORº ATX Size, 305mm*220mm

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       BIOS(2)

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       MANUAL(2)


    IMPORTANT NOTE:
    Please read the notes carefully before updating BIOS.
    1.Do not update the BIOS if the system is running fine. Unsuccessful BIOS flash may cause the system fails to boot up. The manufacturer is not responsible for any BIOS flash failure.
    2.Make sure your M/B PCB version number first, and then read the updated description & special note carefully to check if the new BIOS version patch pertain to your current problem.
    (How to recognize the M/B PCB version)
    3.Please DO NOT reboot system,unplug power supply and remove battery during BIOS update process.
    4.It is recommended to use the updated flash utility included in each BIOS download package.
    (How to use flash utility).

    Question
    Does PT800CE-A V1.0 support dual channel DDR400? 


    Answer
    The PT800CE-A V1.0 supports DDR400 but doesn't include dual channel technology.


    Question
    The system always hangs up when a Prescott CPU is installed, how to fix it? 


    Answer
    Please update BIOS to (cea630.bin) attached to solve it. You can link the website below to know how to use flash utility correctly.

    http://www.ecs.com.tw/extra/flashutl/index.html



    Question
    Has ECS released a new BIOS for PT800CE-A to support 200GB HDD? 


    Answer
    Please link the website below to download the latest BIOS to support it. (Download -> BIOS)
    Please refer to Product page - Download tag



    Question
    Why did the system hang up after I connected an USB card reader with USB2 connector? 


    Answer
    1.Please refer to the user manual of PT800CE-A on page 25 and confirm the card reader is connected with USB header properly according to the pin assignment.
    2. Please download the latest BIOS to update it from the following link. (Download -> BIOS)
    Please refer to Product page - Download tag



    Question
    The system halt on first boot up screen when SATA ODD connected. How do I fix it? 


    Answer
    The issue can be solved by updating BIOS, please download and update it.



    * means validated by ECS at time of writing. Changes to component or CPU may produce a different outcome. The result shown is for reference only and is subject to change w/o notification.

    SocketFamilyProcessorWattageFrequencyCacheSteppingSince BIOS
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4 Extreme EditionN/AN/A3.2 GHz2MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4 Extreme EditionN/AN/A3.4 GHz2MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.6 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.6A GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.7 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.8 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.8A GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A1.9 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.0 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.0A GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.2 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.26 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.4 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.4A GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.4B GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.4C GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.5 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.53 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.6 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.66 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.6C GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.8 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.8A GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.8C GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A2.8E GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.0 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.06 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.0E GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.2 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.2E GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.4 GHz512KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Pentium 4N/AN/A3.4E GHz1MN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Celeron D325 (Prescott)N/A2.53 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Celeron D330 (Prescott)N/A2.66 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Celeron D335 (Prescott)N/A2.8 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel Celeron D345 (Prescott)N/A3.06 GHz256KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A1.7 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A1.8 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.0 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.1 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.2 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.3 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.4 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.5 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.6 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.7 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Socket 478Intel CeleronN/AN/A2.8 GHz128KN/A1.1e
    Model: PT800CE-A
    PCB Version: V1.0
    Expansion_Slot: AGP8X
    USB: 2.0
    Audio Pin: Front Panel Audio Connector
    USB Pin: Front Panel USB Connector
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