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Chaintech 9CJS Zenith

Company: Chaintech
Product: 9CJS Zenith
Street Price: ~$280 USD
Date Reviewed: May 5, 2003
Reviewed By: Joey C. aka Chong345
Overall Rating: (9/10)

Introduction:

A couple weeks ago we saw the reviews of Intel's latest chipset, the i875P. Most were astonished by the new features and performance gains of the i875P, and now motherboard manufacturers have started producing retail versions of their boards featuring the new chipset. Today we look at the Chaintech 9CJS Zenith. This board is packed with features and supports dual channel memory as well as a 800 MHz Front Side Bus for the new Pentium 4s.

Chaintech is not the largest motherboard manufacturer, but they are definitely making their presence felt by producing motherboards with nice overclocking options and many features that other motherboards lack. Read on to see what they were able to come up with when designing the 9CJS Zenith. Also before we proceed with the review we would like to note that the board used in this review was an engineering sample so some changes might be made before the board is sold for retail.

 

Specifications:

Feature Highlights

Form Factor
  • ATX (244mm x 305mm)
CPU
  • Supports Intel Socket 478 CPU with Hyper-Threading Technology
  • Supports Intel Pentium4/Celeron system bus at 400/533/800MHz
Chipset
  • Intel 875P + ICH5R, supports Hyper-Threading Technology
Main Memory
  • Four 184-pin DDR DIMMs up to 4GB
  • Supports Dual-Channel DDR266/333/400 ECC/non-ECC memory and Performance Acceleration Technology (PAT)
Expansion Slots
  • One 1.5V AGP slot for 8X/4X AGP
  • Five 32-Bit PCI slots (v2.2 compliant)
  • One CMR (Chaintech Multimedia Riser) for Chaintech Multimedia Card (CMC 7.1)
Audio Subsystem
  • On-board 7.1-Channel audio
  • 24-bit resolution audio format support
  • Sampling rates up to 96KHz
  • Multi-channel AC-link supported alternatively
  • Supports SPDIF Out
Video Subsystem
  • Video 4X/8X AGP
UltraDMA IDE Ports
  • Supports PIO Mode 4 up to 16.6 Mbps, Multi-Word DMA Mode 2 and Ultra DMA mode 5 up to 100MB/s with Bus Mastering
  • Bus-Mastering software drivers for all common multitasking operating systems
Embedded USB Controller
  • Three EHCI USB 2.0 Controllers support total 8 USB 2.0/1.1 Ports
  • Support USB 2.0 High-Speed Device @480 Mb/s Transfer Rates
  • Optional USB adapters for additional USB2.0/1.1 ports
On Board Super I/O Controller
  • ITE 8712 LPC I/O with system monitors hardware
  • Two UARTs support serial ports and IR function (up to 115.2Kbps) for HPSIR and ASKIR
  • One SPP/ECP/EPP parallel port
  • One floppy disk drive connector supports up to 2.88MB
Embedded system monitoring
  • 8 external voltage inputs
  • 2 temperatures sensing for CPU and system
  • 3 Fan speed (CPU, system and Case) monitoring
Boot-Block Flash ROM
  • Award system BIOS support PnP, APM, DMI, ACPI, & Multi-device booting features
Software
  • Driver CD (Chipset Autodetect) (WinDVD 7.1CH included)
    Value Pack 2002/2003
    APOGEE Overclocking

*Courtesy of Chaintech

 





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