845 Pro4

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

• Support Intel® Pentium® 4 processor
• Support up to 2.6GHz

Chipset  

Intel® 845 Chipset
- Support DRAM at 133MHz operation (PC133)
- AGP 4x slot

Intel® ICH2 Chipset
- Two full IDE channels, support up to ATA100
- AC'97 controller integrated
- LPC interface for SIO
- Integrated 10/100 Ethernet


FSB

• 100MHz FSB
• Support 400MHz Intel NetBurst micro-architecture bus


Main Memory


• Three 168-pin DRAM sockets
• Support a total of 3GB memory, using 16/64/128/256/512Mb technology

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 AGP 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(support 3.3v / 5v PCI bus)
• One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot
• One ISA (Industry Standard Architecture) slot (optional)


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

ICH2 chipset integrated ADI 1885
- AC' 97 compliant
- Support two channel audio

 
On-Board Peripherals

• On-Board Peripherals include:
- One floppy port supports two FDDs with 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, 1.44MB and 2.88MB.
- Two serial ports (COM A + COM B)
- One parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- Four USB ports (Rear x 2/Front x 2)
- One RJ-45 connector (optional)
- One audio/game port


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.


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.

 

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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 -Support P4 2.6GHz CPU
-Show L2 cache size for Celeron 2.0GHz CPU
Version 1.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-10-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Support Celeron 478 CPU
-Support Maxtor 160GB HDD (4G160J8)
Version 1.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-05-06
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Update Intel CPU micro code (0F24H ID=07H)
-Fixed that ToolsEvent ViewerSystemACPI error when system enters S1 status under WinXP
Version 1.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2001-12-31
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Do not hide boot device item when fast boot is enable
-Fix problem when enable fast boot, system can not boot from floppy

Version 1.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2001-11-20
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
-Do not initiate network BOOTROM if none of four boot sequence is
selected as 'LAN' in the BIOS SETUP.
-Support detection of low RPM fan like Intel Boxed Fan

Version 1.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2001-10-29
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 Award BIOS Release Date 2001-08-17
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 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
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ADI 188x Sound Drivers
Description ADI 188x sound driver Ver. 5.12.01.3030
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-02-22
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
ADI 188x Sound Drivers
Description ADI 188x sound driver Ver. 5.12.01.3030
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2002-02-22
OS Win NT
Download download File Size 0 MB
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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
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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
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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
1.0 English 11.94 MB download 2002-05-30

Test Report

CPU Support

 

CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
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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