Asus P4T533-C and Intel D850EMV2 in the test: The new i850E with 533MHz FSB

Asus P4T533-C and Intel D850EMV2 in the test: The new i850E with 533MHz FSB

The P4T533-C

Scope of delivery and documentation

The scope of delivery of the P4T533-C is quite impressive, even if the equipment of the mainboard is not the best one can imagine today. The following components are included with the C model of the P4T533:

  • P4T533-C
  • P4T533-C Support CD (Rev. 29.01)
  • Gameport/USB 2.0 module
  • S/PDIF-Out module
  • ATX slot bracket
  • Two Ultra ATA/133/100/66 IDE cables
  • A floppy cable
  • Two C-RIMM modules
  • Three additional jumpers
  • English manual (User Guide)
  • “Quick Setup Guide “and“ Reference Card “
  • 'Jumper and Connector“ Sticker
P4T533-C pack
P4T533 -C overview
P4T533-C scope of delivery

The manual once again fulfills the Asus standard high standard, even if it was again only written in English. All setting options of the BIOS are documented, the Post Reporter is explained and you can find more information about the Asus programs.

We go to the 'Quick Setup Guide' and the 'Jumper and Connector' sticker Do not set any further, as we already examined its function in the last review of the P4B266-E.



  • Form factor
    • Socket 478 ATX (30.5cm x 21.8cm)
  • Processor
    • Supports Pentium4 (Socket478)
    • Automatic CPU detection
    • 400/533MHz Quad Pumped Bus
  • Chipset
    • Intel 850E chipset (passive cooled)
    • ICH2 Southbridge
  • RAM
    • 4x RIMMs (Rambus)
    • Supports PC600/800/1066 Rambus
    • Maximum memory size: 2GB
  • Expansion slots
    • 1x AGP 4x slot
    • 5x 32 Bit PCI slots
    • 1x CNR slot
    • 3x fan connections (monitorable)
    • 2 IDE ports (UDMA 33/66/100)
  • External connections
    • 1x parallel port
    • 2x serial ports
    • 4 USB 1.1 ports (2x internal, 2x via slot cover)
    • 4 USB 2.0 ports (2x internal, 2x via slot cover)
    • 1x game port via slot cover
    • 1x Microphone In
    • 1x Line In
    • 1x Line Out
    • 1x S/PDIF digital and optical output (via slot cover)
  • Bios
    • 2MBit Award Bios
    • Multiplier can be manipulated in the BIOS (only if CPU is unlocked)
    • Front Side Bus can be manipulated in 1MHz steps in the BIOS (100-150MHz)
    • CPU voltage can be regulated in the Bios (1.10-1.85V)
  • Special features
    • 6-channel sound AC “97
    • Onboard LAN
    • NECUSB 2.0 controller (optional)
    • Asus Post Reporter
    • Asus MyLogo
    • Asus EZ Plug
    • Asus EZ Flash
    • Asus Q-Fan
    • Asus i-Panel Connector
    • Smart Card Reader Connector
    • Secure Digital and Memory Card Connector
    • Chassis open alarm lead
  • Other functions
    • Keyboard Power-On, Suspend To RAM
    • Wake-On-LAN, Wake-On -Modem, wake on USB device

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