*Installation and Configuration Notes (FAQ)
*BIOS Updates
*Driver Updates
*User-Installable Upgrades
*Configuration Jumpers
*Product Documentation


The VS440FX motherboard supports PentiumŪ Pro microprocessors operating at 150, 166, 180, and 200 MHz. The Pentium Pro microprocessor includes 16 KB of L1 cache on the chip. A 256 KB L2 cache device is contained in the same package as the microprocessor.

The motherboard features:

  • ATX form factor
  • Socket 8 Pentium Pro processor socket
Main Memory
  • Four 72-pin SIMM sockets
  • Support for up to 256 MB of Extended Data Out (EDO) or fast page memory
  • Support for non-parity, parity, or Error Checking and Correcting (ECC) DRAM
Chipset and PCI/IDE Interface
  • Intel 82440FX PCIset
  • Integrated PCI bus mastering controller
  • Two fast IDE interfaces
  • Support for up to four IDE drives or devices
  • Support for two Universal Serial Bus (USB) interfaces
I/O Features
  • PC87308/87307 Super I/O controller
  • Integrates standard I/O functions: floppy drive interface, one multi-mode parallel port, two FIFO serial ports, real-time clock, keyboard and mouse controller, and IrDA-compatible interface
Expansion Slots
  • Three ISA
  • Three PCI
  • One shared PCI/ISA
Audio Subsystem (optional)
  • Crystal* CS4236 Multimedia codec
  • Wavetable upgrade header
Other features
  • Plug and Play compatible BIOS
  • Support for Advanced Power Management (APM)

For complete information, see the Technical Product Specification and the Motherboard Specification Update.

To get technical assistance for a motherboard manufactured by Intel, first check with your place of purchase or the system manufacturer. They'll know the most about your exact configuration and will have the latest information that is specific to your product.

Intel is able to provide only general technical support information for its standard products. Your motherboard or configuration may be different and, as a result, the information and files included here may not work with your hardware.

This motherboard product may contain design defects or errors known as errata which may cause the product to deviate from published specifications. Such errata are not covered by Intel's warranty. Current characterized errata are available on request.

Updated: Thursday, March 27, 1997

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