845GVM2-V2

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

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

Detail Specifications


CPU

• Supports Socket 478 for Intel® Pentium 4 (Willamette/Northwood/Celeron/Prescott (Celeron)) processor
• Supports up to 3.06GHz
• FSB 400/533MHz
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


Chipset  

Intel® 845GV Chipset
 - Intel Extreme Graphics core
 - Integrated 2D/3D graphic controller
 - Support PC2100/PC2700 DDR technology
 - Supports FSB 400/533MHz

Intel® ICH4 Chipset
 - AC'97 controller Integrated.
 - 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
 - 2 channel Ultra ATA/100 Bus Master IDE controller
 - SMBus 2.0 support
 - Integrated LAN controller


Main Memory


• Supports two 184-pin DDR200/DDR266/DDR333 DIMMs
• Supports Max. memory size of 2GB without ECC function
• Support 2.5V DDR DIMM


Slots


• One AGR (Advance Graphics Riser) slot for compatible AGP VGA cards.
• Two PCI 2.2 32-bit Master bus slots (support 3.3V/5V)
• One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot

The AGR slot is a special design that only supports compatible AGP VGA cards. For more detailed information on compatible AGP VGA cards, please refer here


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller integrated in ICH4
• Support PIO, Bus Master and Ultra ATA66/100 operation modes
• Can connect up to four IDE devices


Video


• Integrated Intel Extreme Graphics


Audio


• 6 channels S/W audio codec Realtek ALC655
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 spec
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement


Network


• PCI local bus single-chip Fast Ethernet Controller
• RealTek RTL8101L with external Base-T lan transformer
 - Integrated Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY in one chip.
 - Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s auto-negotiation operation.
 - Compliance with PCI v2.2.
 - Compliance with PC99 and PC2001 standard.
 - Supports ACPI power management.


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 20-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- Serial port connector (COM2)
- Front USB 2.0 connector support additional 2 ports
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 2 x Ultra DMA 100 IDE device connectors


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x VGA
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack


BIOS

• ACPI, SMBIOS 2.3, Green and Boot Block.
• Provides DMI 2.0, WFM 2.0, WOL and SMBus for system management.


Dimension

• 24.4 cm(L) x 19 cm(W) Micro-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

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 1. This is Award BIOS release.
2. New BIOS Release.
Version 7.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-04-08
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

Vista 64,Vista 32,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.
Intel INF Drivers
Description • Supports Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/2003 Server
• Driver version: 6.2.1.1001
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-06-21
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
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
Intel 845/865 G/GL/GE/GV VGA Drivers
Description Driver version:
Win98/ME: 4.14.10.3732
2000/XP: 6.14.10.3943
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2004-12-11
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 845/865 G/GL/GE/GV VGA Drivers
Description Driver version:
Win98/ME: 4.14.10.3732
2000/XP: 6.14.10.3943
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2004-12-11
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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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 Multi-Language 2.29 MB download 2005-06-28

Test Report

CPU Support

Sales Inquiry

MSI is the top 3 motherboard maker with over 20 years solid experience who has built motherboard with high quality and solid stability with a winning reputation from worldwide media and customers for years. Based on the successful experience, MSI began its Enterprise Platform Solution with three product lines of General purpose Server, Blade Server and Network Appliance. In these application domains, MSI provides a series of products from motherboard, barebone, to system to fulfill different needs.

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