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Motherboard Specifications, A7V8X-LA (Kamet 2)

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Mainboard specifications

Motherboard Description
  • MB manufacturer name: ASUS A7V8X-LA
  • HP/Compaq name: Kamet2-GL6E
  • Socket A
  • AMD Athlon/Athlon XP
  • Barton core support
  • Maximum approved processors:
    • Athlon XP 3000+ Barton core (2.167 GHz, 333MHz)
    • Athlon XP 2700+ Thoroughbred core (2.16GHz, 266MHz)
  • VIA KM400
  • VIA VT8237
Front Side Bus (FSB)
  • 333/266 MHz
  • Two 184-pin DDR DIMM
  • Maximum memory size is up to 2GB, 1GB per slot.
  • HP recommends a maximum memory of 1GB, 512MB per slot.
  • Supports PC2700/PC2100/PC1600
  • Unbuffered non-ECC
Expansion Slots
  • Three PCI slots
  • One AGP 8X/4X slot (1.5V)
  • Two UltraDMA 100 connectors
  • Two Serial ATA connectors
Integrated Graphics
  • VIA UniChrome Graphics
  • Two UltraDMA 100/66/33 connectors
  • PIP Mode 3/4
  • Supports ATAPI IDE, CD-ROM, CD-R, CD-RW, and LS-120
Onboard Audio
  • Digital audio via an S/PDIF out interface
  • RealTek ALC658 6-channel audio CODEC subsystem
Onboard IEEE 1394
  • VIA VT6307
  • Supports two 1394 ports
Onboard LAN
  • VT6103 LAN PHY (Physical Layer Protocol)
  • Integrated 10/100 Mbps LAN controller
Hardware MonitoringSuper I/O Integrated monitoring:
  • CPU and chassis fan rotations
  • Motherboard/CPU temperature
Rear panel I/O
  • One parallel port
  • One serial port
  • One video port
  • One PS/2 keyboard
  • One PS/2 mouse port
  • One RJ-45 port
  • Up to four USB 2.0 / USB 1.1 ports
  • One IEEE 1394 port
  • Audio line-in, line-out, and microphone ports
Internal I/O
  • One USB 2.0 connector for two additional USB ports
  • One IEEE 1394 connector
  • CPU/chassis fan connectors
  • 20-pin ATX 12V power connectors
  • Front panel connector
  • S/PDIF out connector
  • CD/AUX audio connector
  • Front panel audio connector
BIOS Features
  • 4Mb Flash ROM
  • Award BIOS with Enhanced ACPI, PnP, DMI2.0, Green features
Form Factor
  • Micro-ATX form factor
  • 9.6 inches X 9.6 inches (24.5 cm x 24.5 cm)
Industry Standard
  • USB 2.0/1.1
  • PCI 2.2
NOTE:Mainboard specifications are subject to change without notice

Motherboard photos and layout

Figure 1: Motherboard layout
Figure 2: Overhead view
Figure 3: Color coded backplate


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