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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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This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

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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pc alert4

This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

Detail Specifications


CPU

Supports Intel® P4 Northwood/Prescott/P4 Extreme Edition processors.(PCB v1.1 only)
FSB 400(Northwood only)/533/800MHz
Supports up 3.2GHz and higher speed

Memory Speed/CPU FSB Support Matrix

FSB\Memory clock
DDR266
DDR333
DDR400
800 MHz
YES
YES*
YES
533 MHz
YES
YES
NO
400 MHz
YES
NO
NO
*Note: While using DDR333 with 800MHz FSB the memory will run at 320MHz.


Chipset  

Intel® 865G Chipset
 - Supports 800/533/400MHz Intel NetBurst micro-architecture bus.
 - Integrated graphic controller.
 - Supports PC2100/PC2700 /PC3200 memory.
 - Supports AGP 8X/4X at 0.8V (AGP 3.0) or 4X at 1.5V (not support 3.3V) interface.

Intel® ICH5 Chipset
 - AC'97 2.3 interface
 - 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports
 - 2 channel Ultra ATA/100 Bus Master IDE controller
 - SMBus 2.0 support
 - 2 serial ATA Host Controllers
 - Integrated LAN controller


FSB

Support 100(Northwood only)/133/200MHz
Support 400(Northwood only)/533/800MHz Intel NetBurst micro-architecture bus.


Main Memory


Supports two 64-bit wide DDR data channels.
Available bandwidth up to 3.2GB/s(DDR 400) for single-channel
   mode and 6.4GB/s(DDR 400) for dual-channel mode.
Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 2.5 Volt DDR DRAM.
Supports up to 4GB memory size without ECC.


Slots


One AGP slot supports 8x/4x at 0.8V (AGP 3.0) or 4x at 1.5V (3.3V is not supported).
Three PCI 2.2 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots.
 - Supports 3.3v/5v PCI bus Interface.
One CNR slot


On-Board IDE


Dual Ultra DMA 66/100 IDE controllers integrated in ICH5
 - Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes.
 - Can connect up to four Ultra ATA drives.

Serial ATA/150 controller integrated in ICH5
 - Up to 150MB/sec transfer speeds.
 - Can connect up to two Serial ATA drives.


Audio


AC'97 link controller integrated in ICH5
6 channels software audio codec C-Media 9739A
 - Compliance with AC97 v2.2 Spec.
 - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.
 - Can support SPDIF Out via 3-pin SPDIF bracket only.

 


LAN


Intel 82562EZ
- Integrated 10/100 Ethernet MAC and PHY in one chip
- Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s auto-negotiation operation
- Compliant with PCI v2.2, and LAN on Motherboard (LOM) standard


IEEE1394

NEC® PD72874


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
 - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
 - 1 serial port and 1 VGA port
 - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
 - 8 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (Rear x 4 / Front x 4)
 - 1 Line-In/Line-Out/Mic
 - 1 RJ45 connector (Optional)
 - 2 1394 ports (Rear x 1 / Front x 1) (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

• 24.5 cm(L) x 24.5 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 - Update CPU Microcode.
- Support Intel OSB Celeron D CPU.
- Fixed system cannot install NT4.0 with Prescott CPU.

Version 5.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-09-21
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support Intel OSB
- Set CPU ratio default value to max when Prescott CPU install.
Version 5.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-02-17
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Display L3 cache for P4 Extreme processor
-Support Prescott CPU

Version 5.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-12-01
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Modify smart fan control function
-Fixed system can't disable onboard 1394 device
Version 5.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-06-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Modify CPU temperature detect method
Version 5.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-06-02
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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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,Other

!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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Intel® USB 2.0 Drivers
Description • Add support ICH5 chipset
• Driver version:
- Win98/ME 1.1.0.2


Note: For WinXP, please use Microsoft Windows Update to download driver from Microsoft or aquire the latest service pack
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-04-28
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Intel 10/100 Ethernet Drivers
Description • New support ICH6 Chipset w/ 82562 LAN Chip
• WHQL Pass for Win2K and XP
• Driver version: 7.1.12.0

• New support WinXP 64-bit OS, version: 8.0.27.0

Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2006-08-17
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 10/100 Ethernet Drivers
Description • New support ICH6 Chipset w/ 82562 LAN Chip
• WHQL Pass for Win2K and XP
• Driver version: 7.1.12.0

• New support WinXP 64-bit OS, version: 8.0.27.0

Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2006-08-17
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
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C-Media CMI9739A/9761 Software Audio Drivers
Description • Support C-Media CMI9739A/9761 audio codec controller
• Driver version: 5.12.01.0044 (WinXP/2000/ME/98), 5.12.01.0008, (WinXP 64bit)

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2004-12-07
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI9739A/9761 Software Audio Drivers
Description • Support C-Media CMI9739A/9761 audio codec controller
• Driver version: 5.12.01.0044 (WinXP/2000/ME/98), 5.12.01.0008, (WinXP 64bit)

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2004-12-07
OS Other
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
C-Media CMI9739A/9761 Software Audio Drivers
Description • Support C-Media CMI9739A/9761 audio codec controller
• Driver version: 5.12.01.0044 (WinXP/2000/ME/98), 5.12.01.0008, (WinXP 64bit)

Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2004-12-07
OS XP 64
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
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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Utility

XP 64,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.
MSI PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
MSI PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 2.39 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 Simplified Chinese 6.48 MB download 2003-12-04
1.1 Traditional Chinese 5.57 MB download 2003-09-03
1.1 English 5.96 MB download 2003-06-06
1.0 Japanese 5.27 MB download 2003-06-02

Test Report

CPU Support

 

CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 2.8GHz 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 3.0GHz 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 3.2GHz 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 3.4GHz 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 2.4GHz 533 18 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz (SL7PK-E0) 533 21 OK
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 3.2GHz 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 (Northwood, FSB800, L2 Cache 512KB)
Pentium 4 2.4GHz (SL6WF-D1) 800 12 OK
Pentium 4 2.6GHz 800 13 OK
Pentium 4 2.8GHz (SL6WJ-D1) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 3.0GHz (SL6WU-D1) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 3.2GHz (SL6WG-D1) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 3.4GHz (SL793-D1) 800 17 OK
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 3.06GHz (SL6PG-D1) 533 23 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
Celeron D (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 256KB)
Celeron D 310 (2.13GHz) 533 16 OK
Celeron D 315 (2.26GHz, SL87K-E0) 533 17 OK
Celeron D 320 (2.4GHz, SL7C4-C0) 533 18 OK
Celeron D 325 (2.53GHz, SL7NU-E0) 533 19 OK
Celeron D 330 (2.66GHz, SL7C6-C0) 533 20 OK
Celeron D 335 (2.8GHz, SL7C7-C0) 533 21 OK
Celeron D 340 (2.93GHz, SL7TS-E0) 533 22 OK
Celeron D 345 (3.06GHz, SL7NX-E0) 533 23 OK
Celeron D 350 (3.2GHz) 533 24 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

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