Asus P4T533 in the test: Next-Generation Rambus

Asus P4T533 in the test: Next-Generation Rambus

The P4T533

Scope of delivery and documentation

As always, we would like to first give you a brief overview of the components that you will find in the packaging when you buy the P4T533:

  • P4T533
  • P4T533 Support CD (Rev. 29.02)
  • Gameport/USB 2.0 module
  • S/PDIF module
  • ATX slot bracket
  • Three Ultra ATA/133/100/66 IDE cable
  • A 40-Conductor IDE cable
  • A floppy cable
  • Three additional jumpers
  • English manual (User Guide )
  • 'Quick Setup Guide' and 'Reference Card'
  • 'Jumper and Connector' sticker
  • A C-RIMM module
  • 256MB RIMM4200 or 3200 from Samsung
P4T533 Features
P4T533 documentation
P4T533 Zusaetze_2

The manual of the P4T533 looks a bit more orderly than the already very good manuals from Asus. Everything your heart desires can be found in a total of five chapters.

P4T533 Board
P4T533 Features_2

On the enclosed sticker, the quick setup We will not go into the guide and the reference card at this point, as we have already done this several times in the last reviews (see: P4B266-E and P4S333 , P4T533-C versus Intel's D850EMV2 , P4B533-E and Intel D845GBV ).



  • Form factor
    • Socket 478 ATX (30.5cm x 24.5cm)
  • Processor
    • Supports Pentium4 (Socket478)
    • Automat cpu detection
    • 400MHz and 533MHz Quad Pumped Bus
  • chipset
    • Intel 850E chipset (passively cooled)
    • ICH2 Southbridge
  • RAM
    • 2x 232 pin RIMMs (Rambus)
    • Supports 4200/3200 32-bit RIMM
    • Maximum memory size: 2GB
  • Expansion slots
    • 1x AGP Pro 4x slot
    • 6x 32 bit PCI slots
    • 2x fan connections (monitor capable)
    • 2 IDE ports (UDMA 33/66/100)
    • 1 floppy port
  • External connections
    • 1x parallel port
    • 2x serial ports
    • 2x USB 1.1 ports
    • 2x USB 2.0 ports (2x internal, 2x via slot cover)
    • 1x game port via slot cover
    • 1x microphone in
    • 1x line in
    • 1x lineOut
    • 1x S/PDIF digital output/input (via slot cover)
    • 1x RJ45 port
  • Bios
    • 4MBit Award Bios
    • Multiplier can be manipulated in the BIOS (only if the CPU is unlocked)
    • Front Side Bus can be manipulated in 1MHz steps in the BIOS (100-200MHz)
    • CPU voltage can be regulated in the BIOS (1.50-1.70V) via 'Over-Volt' jumper up to 1.80 in the BIOS
    • AGP/PCI frequency can be fixed (66.66/33.33 - 104 , 46/52,23)
    • Interrupt Mode APIC (up to 24 IRQs)
  • Special features
    • Onboard Promise IDE ATA/133 Raid Controller
    • Dolby Digital 6-Channel C-Media CMI8738 Sound
    • Onboard Nec USB2.0 Chip
    • Asus Multi-Language Bios
    • Asus Q-Fan Technology
    • Asus Post Reporter
    • Asus MyLogo2
    • Asus EZ Plug
    • Asus EZ Flash
    • Asus i-Panel Connector
    • Smart Card Reader Connector
    • Secure Digital and Memory Card Connector
    • Chassis open alarm lead
  • Other functions
    • K eyboard Power-On, Suspend To RAM
    • Wake-On-LAN, Wake-On-Modem, Wake on USB-Device

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