|[News] Pictures of the MicroA1 "Industrial" motherboard||ANN.lu|
|Posted on 17-Oct-2004 12:25 GMT by Not ArticiaP||69 comments|
On this link you will see three pictures of the MicroA1 "Industrial" motherboard: http://lain.ziaspace.com/~ryu/a1. On the pictures you can see that it still uses the ArticiaS northbridge, as well as the VIA 686B southbridge, but a standalone Sil0680 IDE controller is there as well.
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|Pictures of the MicroA1 "Industrial" motherboard : Comment 64 of 69||ANN.lu|
|Posted by takemehomegrandma on 22-Oct-2004 07:59 GMT|
|In reply to Comment 63 (Adam Kowalczyk):|
> It looks like newer PCI Express equipped motherboards are using the same
> trick to put an AGP slot on for backwards compatibility.
As far as I understand, it has been a quite common way to get an AGP slot on motherboards with non-AGP northbridges in the past, present and also as you say, in current and future PCI Express systems for backwards compatibility. And it works like a charm!
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