GA-7VAX-A (rev. )

VIA KT400A Chipset
GA-7VAX-A is the excellent solution for AMD Athlon™ XP processor. Powered by VIA Apollo KT400A chipset and plenty of features, GA-7VAX-A delivers a full-function platform with excellent performance. The Apollo KT400A, the succeeding product of market leading Chipsets for AMD K7 platform, is furnished with a complete set of today's cutting-edge features combined with VIA's brand new FastStream64™ memory controller technology delivering superior performance. DDR400 memory support and the 333MHz processor bus unleash the full power of AMD Athlon™ XP processors. The AGP 8X graphics is built to derive the maximum performance from the most powerful graphics accelerator. In addition, USB 2.0, 6-channel audio and Fast Ethernet are equipped to provide a complete solution for platforms used in home and office environment. GA-7VAX-A will definitely deliver the best value platform with stunning performance.
  • Supports AMD Athlon™ XP 333MHz FSB
  • Enhance system performance with DDR 400+ memory *
  • Supports AGP 8x interface for high quality graphics performance
  • Integrated 10/100 network connection
  • Integrated 6-channel AC’ 97 audio with SPDIF function
  • GIGABYTE patented DualBIOS™ technology design prevents BIOS from virus attack
  1. Socket A AMD Athlon™ XP / Athlon™ / Duron™
Chipset North Bridge:
  1. VIA KT400A
South Bridge:
  1. VIA 8235
  2. Super I/O: ITE IT8705F
  3. Realtek 8100BL Ethernet 10/100Mb LAN controller
  4. Realtek ALC650 AC'97 6-channel
  5. GIGABYTE patented DualBIOS™ technology
Front Side Bus
  1. 333 / 266 / 200 MHz FSB
  1. DDR 400 (PC3200) / DDR 333 (PC2700) / DDR 266 (PC2100) 184pin
  2. 3 x DIMM slots up to 3GB
Expansion Slots
  1. 5 x PCI slots (PCI 2.2 compliant)
  2. 1 x AGP slot (8x/4x-AGP 3.0 compliant), supports 1.5v display card only
Internal I/O Connectors
  1. 1 x FDD
  2. 3 x cooling fan pin headers
  3. 2 x USB 2.0 (supports 4 ports)
  4. 2 x UDMA ATA 133/100/66 Bus Master IDE
Back Panel Connectors
  1. 2 x COM
  2. 2 x USB 2.0
  3. 1 x RJ45 LAN
  4. 1 x Game / Midi
  5. 1 x LPT
  6. PS/2 (Keyboard/Mouse)
  7. 3 x audio jacks (Line In/Line Out/MIC)
H/W Monitoring
  1. Support auto temperature detect and thermal shutdown function
  2. H/W detect and report Power-in voltage, CPU voltage and Fan speed
  3. System health status auto-detect and report by BIOS
CPU/AGP/DIMM setting
  1. CPU FSB adjustable via BIOS (1MHz-linear)
  2. AGP Voltage / Clock adjustable via BIOS
  3. DIMM Voltage / Clock adjustable via BIOS
  4. CPU Vcore Voltage adjustable via BIOS
  5. CPU multiplier by DIP Switch
Unique Features
  1. STR (Suspend-To-RAM)
  2. USB Keyboard or mouse wake up from S3
  3. IDE #1-#2, SCSI, LS120, ZIP, CD-ROM and USB bootable.
  4. DualBIOS™
Bundle Software
  1. Norton Internet Security™
  2. Norton™ Personal Firewall
  3. Norton™ Privacy Control
  4. Norton™ Spam Alert
  5. GIGABYTE Windows Utility Manager
  6. Norton AntiVirus™
  7. Norton™ Parental Control
  8. Adobe® Acrobat Reader
  1. ATX power connector and ATX 12V connector
  2. Power-off by Windows 98/Me/2000/XP shut down and switch
Form Factor
  1. ATX, 305mm x 244mm
  1. Realtek audio driver
  2. Realtek LAN driver
  3. VIA 4 in 1 service pack utility
  4. VIA USB 2.0 driver
* The entire materials provided herein are for reference only. GIGABYTE reserves the right to modify or revise the content at anytime without prior notice.
* Advertised performance is based on maximum theoretical interface values from respective Chipset vendors or organization who defined the interface specification. Actual performance may vary by system configuration.
* All trademarks and logos are the properties of their respective holders.
* Due to standard PC architecture, a certain amount of memory is reserved for system usage and therefore the actual memory size is less than the stated amount.