[LinuxBIOS] different versions of the GA-M57SLI-S4 (PLCC vs SPI)

Carl-Daniel Hailfinger c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net
Mon Sep 24 16:18:52 CEST 2007

On 23.09.2007 23:16, echelon at free.fr wrote:
> Quoting Carl-Daniel Hailfinger <c-d.hailfinger.devel.2006 at gmx.net>:
>> OK, I have the 0.2 and 0.3 datasheet of IT8716F and I can't find any
>> difference in interfaces between the datasheets. Please be more specific
>> what you think has been replaced (including page numbers).
>  Simply the pinout.. (please compare the pin-out diagram btw the 2 version of
> the DS).

I did. Pages 7-23 (Pin configuration) are exactly the same for 0.2 and
0.3. Please tell me the page number where you see any differences.

>  In fact, there could be another explanation : I talked about this issue with a
> hardware specialist at my work (he has worked into the IC design..) and his
> hypothesis is that the component which is actually used on this motherboard is a
> "custom" revision especially crafted by ITE for Gigabyte.. (yes, they had
> "volume" so they could afford to make a deal for a custom revision..)

Maybe. I still want to find out why your data sheet seems to differ from


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