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Overview

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

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• The most complete overclocking utility based on Windows OS. • System information auto detect. • Optimized CPU automatically or manually. • The 4th generation new feature: adjustable AGP ration and Vcore.

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

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• The most complete overclocking utility based on Windows OS. • System information auto detect. • Optimized CPU automatically or manually. • The 4th generation new feature: adjustable AGP ration and Vcore.

Detail Specifications

CPU

Supports Intel® Pentium® 4 processor in the 478 pin package.
FSB @ 400/533 MHz (100/133 MHz QDR)
Supports 1.3 ~ 2.4GHz and up.


Chipset 

SIS® 645DX (702 BGA) Chipset
- Supports 64-bit P4 processors at 533MHz
- Supports 32-bit AGP 4x/2x slot
- Supports 64-bit high performance DDR333/DDR266 memory controller
- Supports bi-directional 16-bit data bus with 533MHz
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SIS® 961B (371BGA) Chipset
- Supports Dual-IDE ATA 66/100/133
- AC'97 link controller
- Low pin count interface for SIO


FSB

FSB @ 400/533 MHz (100/133 MHz QDR)


Main Memory


- Three 184-pin DDR DIMM sockets
- Maximum memory size up to 3GB without ECC


Slots


- One AGP (2x/4x) universal slot
- Five 32-bit Master PCI slots (PCI v2.2)
- One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot


On-Board IDE


- Dual IDE controllers integrated in SiS 961B
- Supports PIO, Bus Master, Ultra DMA 66/100/133 operation
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices
- ATA133 Raid 0, 1, 0+1 supported by Acard Achip ATP865 (Optional)


Audio

AC'97 link controller integrated in SiS 961B
6-channel S/W audio codec ALC 650
- Compliance w/ AC'97 v2.2 spec.
- Meets PC2001 audio performance requirement
- Supports SPDIF Out


Network


LAN (RJ-45) Jack


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
External:
- PS2 Keyboard + PS2 Mouse
- USB x 2
- Parallel + Serial 2
- Game port + Audio (Mic-in, Line-in, Line-out)
- RJ45 (LAN)

Internal:
- Front Panel (2 x 5) w/ Intel pin definition
- Front USB (2 x 5) w/ Intel pin definition x 2
- Front Audio (2 x 5) w/ Intel pin definition
- Front IR (2 x 5) w/ Intel pin definition
- IDE x 4, Floppy, ATX power connector
- CPU Fan, System Fan, Audio (CD-in)
- USB 2.0 (2 x 5) x 4 supported by NEC D720100 (Optional)


BIOS

- 2MB AMI BIOS w/ PnP, ACPI, SMBIOS 2.3, Green and Boot Block
- Provides DMI2.0, WfM2.0, WOR and SMBus for system management.


Dimension

30.5 cm(L) x 23.0 cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

6 mounting holes.


Product Accessories


MSI Reminds You...
• The accessories will probably be different according to the different selling areas of product models. For details of accessories, please refer to the descriptions on the product package.

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Top 5 - PC Praxis
Date: 2002-00
Title: Top 5
Review: >Open
Media: PC Praxis
Country: Germany
Recommended - BIT
Date: 2002-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: BIT
Country: Qatar
Best Raw Perfornance
Highly Quality / Nice Performance - CHIP
Date: 2002-00
Title: Best Raw Perfornance Highly Quality / Nice Performance
Review: >Open
Media: CHIP
Country: Malawi
Best Buy Performance / Stability / Equipment / Money for Value / Quality - PC Praxis
Date: 2002-00
Title: Best Buy Performance / Stability / Equipment / Money for Value / Quality
Review: >Open
Media: PC Praxis
Country: Germany
Top Product - Hartware.net
Date: 2002-00
Title: Top Product
Review: >Open
Media: Hartware.net
Country: Germany
Silver Recommended Performance - DOS/V POWER REPORT
Date: 2002-00
Title: Silver Recommended Performance
Review: -
Media: DOS/V POWER REPORT
Country: Jordan
Product of the Year 2002 Nomination - PC Praxis
Date: 2002-00
Title: Product of the Year 2002 Nomination
Review: -
Media: PC Praxis
Country: Germany
msi-award
Date: 2002-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: PC Plus
Country: Sri Lanka
Recommended Overclocking - PC Weekly
Date: 2002-00
Title: Recommended Overclocking
Review: -
Media: PC Weekly
Country: Hong Kong
Editor's Choice - Computer for All
Date: 2002-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Computer for All
Country: Greece
Highly Recommended (88%) Good Performance / Good Overclocking Features / Value for Money - WWW.CPU3D.com
Date: 2002-00
Title: Highly Recommended (88%) Good Performance / Good Overclocking Features / Value for Money
Review: >Open
Media: WWW.CPU3D.com
Country: United States
Editor's Choice Performance / Features - AMDWorld
Date: 2002-00
Title: Editor's Choice Performance / Features
Review: >Open
Media: AMDWorld
Country: United States
msi-award
Date: 2002-00
Title: 8.5/10 Innovation / Performance / Value
Review: >Open
Media: SharkyExtreme
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands

BIOS

*Please download and execute the file in USB pen drive only. System will restart several times to update ME firmware after updated system BIOS. Please DO NOT remove the USB pen drive until ME update sucessfully. *Please make sure you have read the SOP before you update the BIOS. SOP Download: BIOS & ME update SOP *MSI recommend you to update BIOS with ME8 only if you are using IvyBridge 22nm CPU. **Please reinstall driver after updating BIOS with ME8. OS: Windows 7 OS: Windows XP

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description Update CPU micro code
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-12-02
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Support USB device boot function
-Fixed problem wherein some USB mouse can't work after reboot
-Fixed problem wherein sometimes BTC USB keyboard connect error
-Fixed CPU temperature display too high
-Fixed BroadCom LAN card cannot be used
-Fixed Celeron CPU external cache size shown incorrectly
-Add AGP Fast Write option
-Update CPU micro code
-Fixed 'DISK I/O ERROR: STATUS 00008001' during Win2K setup when ZIP 250 drive attached
-Fixed USB mouse cannot work under Win98SE
-Fixed Win2000 can not recognize PS/2 Mouse if USB keyboard was attached
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-08-26
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This is AMI BIOS first time release
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-04-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
click here

Live Update 5

DISCLAIMER:
Live Update 5 utility is only intended for MSI Desktop PC related products (motherboards and graphics cards) usage. This utility doesn’t support any MSI Notebook (NB and Tablet PC) or AIO product, while installed might experience unexpected errors. If it happens that you have installed Live Update 5 on your Notebook or AIO system, please uninstall it then perform system restart.

Live Update 5 is a powerful update tool with user-friendly interface, provides an automatic scan and download for your MSI products. Using this service to keep your system in the most updated environment.

Live Update 5 supports the following MSI product lines and items:
Motherboards: Drivers/BIOS/Utilities;
Graphics Cards: Drivers/BIOS

Click here to read the instruction

Driver

XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
SiS System Drivers (650/651)
Description • For Win2k/XP/x64 WHQL pass
• Package version: 1.21
• New support 761GX

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-01-09
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
SiS System Drivers (650/651)
Description • For Win2k/XP/x64 WHQL pass
• Package version: 1.21
• New support 761GX

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-01-09
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
SiS IDE Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass.
• Driver version: 2.03.02.00
• OS: Win2000/XP
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2002-12-30
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Acard RAID Drivers
Description Motherboard with on-board ACARD RAID controller
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2002-08-23
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note

Utility

XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Fuzzy Logic 4
Description • Add version information for Live Update
• AP Version: 4.1.58.0

Version 4.1.58.0
Type Utility Release Date 2005-10-26
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.14 MB
Note

Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
1.1 English 4.39 MB download 2004-03-22
1.0 Japanese 5.56 MB download 2002-07-03

Test Report

CPU Support

 

CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB533, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.26GHz 533 17 OK
Pentium 4 2.4GHz (SL6RZ-C1) 533 18 OK
Pentium 4 2.53GHz (SL6EV-B0) 533 19 OK
Pentium 4 2.66GHz (SL6PE-D1) 533 20 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz (SL6PF-D1) 533 21 OK
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB400, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.0GHz 400 20 OK
Pentium 4 2.2GHz 400 22 OK
Pentium 4 2.4GHz 400 24 OK
Pentium 4 2.5GHz 400 25 OK
Pentium 4 2.6GHz 400 26 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz 400 28 OK
Pentium 4 (Willamette, FSB400, L2 Cache 256KB)
Pentium 4 1.5GHz 400 15 OK
Pentium 4 1.6GHz 400 16 OK
Pentium 4 1.7GHz 400 17 OK
Pentium 4 1.8GHz 400 18 OK
Pentium 4 1.9GHz 400 19 OK
Pentium 4 2.0GHz 400 20 OK
Celeron (Northwood, FSB400, L2 Cache 128KB)
Celeron 2.0GHz (SL6HY-C1) 400 20 OK
Celeron 2.1GHz 400 21 OK
Celeron 2.2GHz 400 22 OK
Celeron 2.3GHz 400 23 OK
Celeron 2.4GHz (SL6VU-D1) 400 24 OK
Celeron 2.5GHz (SL6ZY-D1) 400 25 OK
Celeron 2.6GHz (SL6VV-D1) 400 26 OK
Celeron 2.7GHz (SL77S-D1) 400 27 OK
Celeron 2.8GHz (SL77T-D1) 400 28 OK
Celeron (Willamette, FSB400, L2 Cache 128KB)
Celeron 1.8GHz 400 18 OK

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