Return to General Old Hardware. Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I wonder if the hack to get a Socket Xeon running n a board will work with this board. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. I flashed it with PCtrieber’s unofficial bios about 5 yrs ago and run with 4GB 3. Your odds of salvaging your old memory, video card, drives, etc.

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ASRock has built a very good reputation on offering these types of solutions.

ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTA – motherboard – ATX – LGA Socket – PT Ultra Overview – CNET

The lowest-priced item that has been used or worn previously. This is not to say they are in any way bad, as our favorite Intel budget board in the lab is the VIA based ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTAbut rather these boards are targeted at an audience that is price sensitive or just looking for the vstta bang for the buck.

It’s on board sound is top notch. The AGP works with any 1. Our article today is a first look at this new board to determine if there are any performance differences between it and the 4CoreDual-VSTA in a few benchmarks that are CPU and storage system sensitive. I wonder if the hack to get a Socket Xeon running n a board will work with this board. The biggest issues with these boards is you can’t actually use a pci-e and agp gpu at the same time.


Use mostly plastic standoffs if possible, make sure the board is well supported, and be sure all your standoffs are exactly the same height. This site hosts no abandonware. This happened to me and I didn’t see what the problem was at first. Show More Show Less.

ASRock 4CoreDual-VSTA – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – PT880 Ultra

As a replacement board for an old computer, it’s one of the best I’ve seen. This will cause no end of problems.

So this makes for a great retro system that can cover almost all Windows games that have been released, even up to vstta modern ones! In my personal opinion, running quad’s is not worth it because of the FSB hit and few of the games supporting quad cores. I’ve tested the following PCI-Express cards with success: If you don’t happen to have a good sound card, no fears.

ASRock 4CoreDual-SATA2: Sneak Peek

My computer wouldn’t start up properly until I figured this out. They can typically get up to depending on the cpu. 4ciredual discussing current Intel chipsets, the phrase “budget sector” is somewhat of an oxymoron. Socket P Computer Motherboard for Intel.

While most people would not run a quad core processor in this board, it does have the capability and our Q has been running stable now for a couple of weeks, though we have run across a couple of quirks that ASRock is working on. The main problem with the board is the location of the IDE connectors. Some standoffs are actually slightly shorter than others. Dual Xeon X 4. Socket 5 Computer Motherboard for Intel.


So far it seems single GPU cards only. I had to recap the motherboard recently as all the caps were starting to bulge one by one.

Skip to main content. I still have the board, but it’s not in use. Seems I tried windows 7 with a 4core board but I have no idea why as I was on better stuff for my main PC when I bought them, unless it was as a stopgap due to other hardware failing. bsta

Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel. You do not have the required permissions to view the files attached to this post. Asrock wasn’t always an ok board maker. Other 4cogedual are reporting the same and it’s a miracle if you get above ! These were made back when asrock made diablotek grade hardware.