845 Pro

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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Fuzzy logic4

• 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.
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D LED

D-LED has a combination of 4 LED light signals to represent 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up, allowing users to find the cause of any possible system failure quickly and easily.

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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Fuzzy logic4

• 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.
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D LED

D-LED has a combination of 4 LED light signals to represent 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up, allowing users to find the cause of any possible system failure quickly and easily.

Detail Specifications


CPU

Supports Intel® Pentium 4 processor (423 pin package)
Supports 1.1GHz, 1.2GHz, 2GHz or faster

Chipset  

Intel® 845 Chipset
- AGP 4x slot
- Support PC133 DRAM

Intel® ICH2 Chipset
- AC'97 Controller Integrated
- 2 full IDE channels, up to ATA100
- Low pin count interface for SIO


FSB

Supports 100MHz FSB
Supports 400MHz Intel NetBurst micro-architecture bus


Main Memory


Supports three 168-pin DIMM sockets
Supports 64MB to 1GB technologies up to 3GB

Note: As 845 chipset does not properly support the PC100 memory, it is strongly recommended to install PC133 DIMM modules for better system performance and stability. We do not guarantee the system stability when installing PC 100 DIMM modules.



Slots


One CNR (Communication Network Riser)
One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) 4x slot (1.5V only)

Note : The AGP slot DOES NOT support 3.3V AGP 2x card. Use of 3.3V AGP 2x card may cause damages to the motherboard. To identify the spec of your AGP card, refer to the documentation supplied with the AGP card or check the view of its contact pins (golden fingers) before you install it.


Five PCI 2.2 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots
 - Supports 3.3v/5v PCI bus Interface


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the ICH2 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA 66/100 operation modes.
• Can connect up to four IDE devices


Audio

• S/W Audio ICH2 chip integrated
• AC'97 2.1 Compliant
• Support 2 Channel Audio


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
- 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
- 2 serial ports (COM A + COM B)
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- 4 USB ports (Rear x 2/Front x 2), one for USB PC 2 PC Networking function
- 1 Line-In/Line-Out/Mic-In/Game port
- 1 D-Bracket™ header (Optional)


BIOS

• The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices
  and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records
  your motherboard specifications.


Dimension

• 30.5 cm(L) x 21.5 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

High Grade Hardware Award - www.active-hardware.com
Date: 2001-00
Title: High Grade Hardware Award
Review: -
Media: www.active-hardware.com
Country: France
High Grade Hardware Award - www.active-hardware.com
Date: 2001-00
Title: High Grade Hardware Award
Review: -
Media: www.active-hardware.com
Country: France
Best Buy Award - Vidi Magazine
Date: 2001-00
Title: Best Buy Award
Review: -
Media: Vidi Magazine
Country: Croatia
Hightec Award - PC Direkt Magazine
Date: 2001-00
Title: Hightec Award
Review: -
Media: PC Direkt Magazine
Country: Germany

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 -Fixed problem wherein system cannot boot when installing ATI 8500DV AGP card & any PCI card.

Version 1.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-02-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Do not turn off CPU FAN during suspend mode
-Fixed Can't Print Screen(DOS mode) when press "PrintScreen" key Correct DMI memory module info
-Fixed Winfast MXSH Pro AGP compatibility problem

Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2001-10-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Correct CPU FSB & ratio table
-Modify Power LED status
-Add RPM detection for LOW speed FAN
-Fixed system can't POWER OFF when ATI AGP card installed or when no AGP card present.
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2001-09-11
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This BIOS first time release
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2001-08-07
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 NT,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
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
C-Media CMI8738 Sound Drivers
Description • Remove for MS-6592 AUX/Mono IN item.
• Driver version: 5.12.1.642

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-11-09
OS Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI8738 Sound Drivers
Description • Remove for MS-6592 AUX/Mono IN item.
• Driver version: 5.12.1.642

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-11-09
OS Win 98
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI8738 Sound Drivers
Description • Remove for MS-6592 AUX/Mono IN item.
• Driver version: 5.12.1.642

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-11-09
OS Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI8738 Sound Drivers
Description • Remove for MS-6592 AUX/Mono IN item.
• Driver version: 5.12.1.642

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-11-09
OS Win NT
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI8738 Sound Drivers
Description • Remove for MS-6592 AUX/Mono IN item.
• Driver version: 5.12.1.642

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-11-09
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel Application Accelerator (IAA)
Description • Fixed WinXP HCT11.0 PCI Compliancy test fail issue.
• Driver version: 2.3.0
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2002-11-08
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
1.0 English 1.5 MB download 2002-05-30
1.0 Traditional Chinese 3 MB download 2002-05-29
1.0 German 3.06 MB download 2002-05-29

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
845 Pro
Model Name
6529
PCB Version
100
BIOS Version
A6529IMS.130
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.3G
400
13
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.4G
400
14
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.5G
400
15
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.6G
400
16
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.7G
400
17
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.8G
400
18
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 1.9G
400
19
OK
Pentium 4 Willamette 2.0G
400
20
OK

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