Taipei, Taiwan, R.O.C., Wednesday, February 6th, 2002 - ABIT is proud to introduce the n3 Series of products, engineered to deliver mind-blowing performance to your PC. Utilizing the latest NVIDIA™ technologies, ABIT's n3 Series is a set of products featuring 3 NVIDIA-based solutions; an nForce-based motherboard, NVIDIA's Audio Processing Unit (with a professional digital audio interface and ABIT SP-70 5.1 digital speakers), and a state-of-the-art Siluro GeForce4™ MX Series video card.
1. The Core: ABIT's NV7-133R
At the center of the n3 Series is the NV7-133R motherboard, based on NVIDIA's nForce 415D platform processing architecture and designed for the latest Athlon XP CPUs. The NV7-133R features 3 DIMM sockets that can support up to 1.5GB of unbuffered DDR memory, and dual 64-bit independent memory controllers that provide a maximum memory bandwidth of 4.2GB/sec. With a large memory capacity and huge memory bandwidth, your multimedia applications have never run smoother or faster.
ABIT's NV7-133R also delivers other next-generation specifications. Its HPT 372 controller includes 2 channels of bus master ports supporting Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 as well as RAID 0, 1, and 0+1 RAID functions. Combined with the 2 native channels of bus master ports that support Ultra DMA 33/66/100, the NV7-133R features support for up to 8 IDE devices!
The NV7-133R also features ABIT's SoftMenu™ for setting CPU parameters as well as on-board 10/100 LAN for high-speed network data transfers. Its integrated USB chip gives four ports of USB 2.0. With the NV7-133R's native 4 USB 1.1 ports (2 on-board, 2 via header), you've got a total of 8 USB ports available for ultimate flexibility for USB devices.
2. The Sound: NVIDIA MCP-D and ABIT SP-70
Delivering exciting audio functions to the n3 Series is the NV7-133R's on-board NVIDIA MCP-D, an Audio Processing Unit that features 6-channel audio and a total of 256 voices. The NV7-133R supports AC3 and real-time Dolby Digital encoding for a digital audio experience like no other. Games sound hyper-realistic, and DVD movies never sounded better. Hook up digital speakers or MD player via optical cable (not included) to the included professional digital audio interface that features 24-bit S/PDIF IN and OUT capabilities, and enjoy rich, digital audio from your PC.
As a speaker solution, ABIT's upcoming SP-70 5.1 Digital Speakers are tough to beat. The SP-70 is a perfect compliment to the n3 Series, delivering real-time Dolby Digital decoding. Enjoy cutting-edge audio with ABIT's n3.
3. The Vision: ABIT Siluro GF4 MX
The ABIT n3 Series features a new level of graphic realism with the ABIT Siluro GF4 MX Series. ABIT's Siluro GF4 MX Series video cards feature highly integrated NVIDIA GeForce4™ MX GPUs and 64MB of DDR memory. All cards include NVIDIA Lightspeed Memory Architecture™ II for up to 300% effective memory bandwidth, and NVIDIA nView™ technology for multiple display support. NVIDIA Accuview Antialiasing™ delivers outstanding visual quality without sacrificing performance, and integrated dual 350MHz RAMDACs support mind-bending resolutions and high-quality HDTV and DVD playback. Also, the integrated TV encoder enables high quality TV-Out functionality. With a wide range of features and models, you're sure to find the video card that's right for you to round out the n3 Series.