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  Products   Motherboards   Core™ 2 Boards   [ C2SBC-Q ]

  • Long Life Legacy Support
  • Quad Core Desktop System

Key Features
1. Intel® Core™ 2 Extreme, Quad, Duo
    processors in LGA775 Package
    (FSB 1333/1066/800 MHz)
2. Intel® Q35 + ICH9DO Chipset
3. Up to 8GB dual channel unbuffered,
    non-ECC DDR2 800/667 SDRAM
4. 1x Intel® 82566DM + 1x Intel® 82573L
    PCI-e Gigabit LAN Ports
5. Built-in SATA2 Controller
    6x SATA (3Gbps) Drive Support
6. 1 (x16), 1 (x4)(using x8 slot)
    5x 32-bit PCI slots
7. High Definition 5.1 Channel Audio
8. 12 USB ports (6 Rear USB Ports +
    2 On-Board with 2 Internal Headers)

Links & Resources
Tested Memory List
Motherboard Manual
Update Your BIOS
Download the Latest Drivers and Utilities
Product SKUs
  • C2SBC-Q (Standard Retail Pack)
  • C2SBC-Q (Bulk Pack)
Physical Stats
Form Factor
  • ATX
  • 12" x 9.6 ", (30.5cm x 24.4cm)
  • Single LGA775 Socket
  • Supports Intel® Core™2 Extreme QX9000/QX6000 series
  • Supports Intel® Core™2 Quad Q9000/Q8000/Q6000 series
  • Supports Intel® Core™2 Duo E8000/E7000/E6000/E4000 series
  • Supports Intel® Pentium® E5000/E2000 series
  • Supports Intel® Celeron® E1000 and 400 series
System Bus
  • 1333 / 1066 / 800 MHz system bus
System Memory
Memory Capacity
  • Four 240-pin DIMM sockets
  • Supports up to 8 GB of unbuffered, non-ECC DDR2 800/667MHz memory (Dual Channel)
Memory Type
  • DDR2 800/667MHz unbuffered, non-ECC SDRAM, 240-pin gold-plated DIMMs
DIMM Sizes
  • 256 MB, 512 MB, 1 GB, 2 GB
Memory Voltage
  • 1.8V only
On-Board Devices
  • Intel® Q35
  • ICH9DO
Serial ATA
  • Intel® ICH9DO SATA2 (3 Gbps) controller built-in
  • RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 support (Windows Only)
  • RAID 0, 1, 10 support (Linux)
Network Controllers
  • 1 x Intel® 82566DM & Intel® 82573L Dual Port Gigabit PCI-Express Ethernet
  • Supports 10 BASE-T, 100 BASE-TX, and 1000 BASE-T with RJ45 output
  • Realtek ALC883 High Definition 5.1 Channel Audio
  • On board graphics
Super I/O
  • 2x Winbond 83627DHG chips
Clock Generator
  • CK505
Input / Output
Serial ATA
  • Six Serial ATA ports ( 3Gbps performance)
  • Six SATA hard drives supported
  • One EIDE channel supports up to two UDMA IDE devices
  • Supports UDMA Mode 5, PIO Mode 4, and ATA/100
  • 2x RJ45 LAN port
  • 12x USB 2.0 / 1.1 compatible (6x rear ports + 2x on-board + 2x headers)
  • Realtek ALC883 High Definition 5.1 Channel Audio
  • Line-in / Line-out / Microphone Ports
  • On board VGA port
Keyboard / Mouse
  • PS/2 keyboard and mouse ports
Serial Ports
  • 1x Fast UART 16550 serial port
  • 3x Serial Header
Parallel Port
  • 1x Parallel Port Header
Chassis ( Optimized for C2SBC-Q )
Important Note
  • To ensure system stability, a 420W (minimum) ATX power supply [4-pin +12V AND (20 or 24-pin)] is required.
Expansion Slots
  • 1 (x16) PCI-e slot
  • 1 (x4)(using x8) PCI-e slot
  • 5x 32-bit 33MHz PCI (5V) slots
System BIOS
  • 16Mb SPI Flash EEPROM with Phoenix BIOS®
BIOS Features
  • Plug and Play (PnP)
  • DMI 2.3
  • PCI 2.2
  • ACPI 1.0 / 2.0
  • USB Keyboard support
  • SMBIOS 2.3
Power Configurations
  • ACPI/APM Power Management
  • Main Switch Override Mechanism
  • Wake-On-Ring (WOR) header
  • Wake-On-LAN (WOL) header
  • Keyboard Wakeup from Soft-Off
  • Power-on mode control for AC power recovery
  • Internal / External modem remote ring-on
  • Suspend to RAM (STR)
PC Health Monitoring
  • Monitors for CPU Cores, +1.8V, +3.3V, +5V, ±12V, +3.3V/+5V Standby, VBAT, HT, Memory, Chipset
  • CPU Core 3-Phase-switching voltage regulator with auto-sense from 0.8375V-1.6000V
  • Adjustable CPU clock frequency ratio (Only available if CPU is supported)
  • Total of three 4-pin fan headers
  • 3 x fans with tachometer monitoring
  • Status monitor for speed control
  • Status monitor for on / off control
  • Support 3-pin PWM fans (without speed control)
  • Low noise fan speed control
  • Pulse Width Modulated (PWM) fan conn.
  • Monitoring for CPU and chassis environment
  • CPU thermal trip support
  • Thermal Monitor 2 (TM2) Support
  • PECI
  • CPU / System Overheat LED
  • +5V standby alert LED
Other Features
  • Chassis intrusion Detection
  • Chassis intrusion Header
OS Compatibility

• Please see our OS Compatibility Chart
Operating Environment
Environmental Spec.
  • Operating Temperature: 0° to 55°C
  • Non-operating Temperature: -40° to 85°C
  • Operating Relative Humidity: 15% to 95% (non-condensing)
  • Non-operating Relative Humidity: 15 to 90% (non-condensing)
Standard Retail Package
  Part Number Qty Description
C2SBC-Q MBD-C2SBC-Q -O 1 C2SBC-Q Motherboard
Manual(s) MNL-0983 1 Motherboard Manual for C2SBC-Q
I/O Cables CBL-0036L-03
ATA 66/100 IDE LP Cable
SATA Cable (2Ft.)
I/O Shield MCP-260-00013-0N 1 I/O Shield for C2SBC-Q

Note:  Items in a Standard Retail Package may differ from items in a Standard Bulk Package.
Information in this document is subject to change without notice.
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