915G Combo 2

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 Intel® Pentium 4 / Celeron D processors in LGA775 package.
• Supports up to Pentium 4 5XX, 6XX and Celeron D 3xx sequence processor.
• Support Intel 04B and 04A processors.
• Supports Intel Hyper-Threading technology.
• Supports Intel new "EIST" technology.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


MSI Reminds you :
1. Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.
2. Intel 915G Series board support Windows 2000/XP only.
3. Please use MSI Live BIOS tool to upgrade BIOS of this product.
4. Please updating this patch is strongly recommended to improve system compatibility.
5.Please use MSI Live BIOS tool to upgrade BIOS of this product.


Chipset  

Intel® 915G Chipset
 - Supports FSB 800/533MHz.
 - Supports PCI Express x16/x1 interface.
 - Supports DDR333/400 or DDR2 400/533 memory interface.
 - Support dual channel memory architecture.
 - Integrated Intel GMA 900 graphic controller.

Intel® ICH6 Chipset
 - Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) controller, 480Mb/sec, up to 8 ports.
 - 4 Serial ATA ports with transfer rate up to 1.5Gb/s.
 - 1 channel Ultra ATA 100 bus Master IDE controller.
 - PCI Master v2.3, I/O APIC.
 - ACPI 2.0 Compliant.


Main Memory 
 

Supports two DDR1 DRAM & two DDR2 DRAM memory modules.
Supports DDR 400/333 or DDR2 533/400MHz.
Supports dual channel for DDR1 or DDR2 memory architecture.
Supports up to 2GB memory size.


Slots 
 

One PCI Express x16 slot (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant).
One PCI Express x1 slots (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant).
Three 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface).


On-Board IDE / SATA 


One Ultra DMA 66/100 IDE controllers integrated in ICH6.
 - Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes.
 - Can connect up to two Ultra ATA drives.

Serial ATA/150 controller integrated in ICH6.
 - Up to 150MB/sec transfer speeds.
 - Can connect up to four Serial ATA devices.


Video


• Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900, which supports widescreen LCD displays and accelerated DirectX 9


Audio


AC97 link controller integrated in Intel® ICH6 chipset.
6-channel audio codec ADI 1888.
 - Compliance with AC97 v2.3 spec.
 - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


Realtek 8110S
 - Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s.
 - Supports ACPI power management.


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- CPU FAN x1 / System FAN x1
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 1 x ATA 100 IDE drive connectors
- 4 x SATA drive connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- Front panel connector
- Front panel audio connector

MSI Reminds You...
• The floppy disk cable will be optional.


Back Panel I/O Ports 

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Serial port (COM1)
- 1 x VGA port
- 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x RJ45 LAN jack


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 20.5 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

Editor's Choice - Computers+Programs
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Computers+Programs
Country: Ukraine

BIOS

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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

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 Gigabit Ethernet Drivers
Description XP/200/98SE/ME/NT Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
WinXP 64 Ver : 5.671.0601.2007
Win Vista Ver: 6.208.0729.2008
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-09-04
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 Gigabit Ethernet Drivers
Description XP/200/98SE/ME/NT Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
WinXP 64 Ver : 5.671.0601.2007
Win Vista Ver: 6.208.0729.2008
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-09-04
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Realtek Gigabit Ethernet Drivers
Description XP/200/98SE/ME/NT Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
WinXP 64 Ver : 5.671.0601.2007
Win Vista Ver: 6.208.0729.2008
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-09-04
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
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ADI SoundMAX (AD1888) Drivers
Description • For Win2K/XP WHQL pass
• Version: 5.12.01.5410(Win2K/XP), 5.12.01.5290(Win98/ME)
• Fixed MS-7113 directX test directsound fail under Win2K


• New support WinXP 64-bit OS, version: 5.12.2.5280
Version
Type On-Board Audio 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
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ADI SoundMAX (AD1888) Drivers
Description • For Win2K/XP WHQL pass
• Version: 5.12.01.5410(Win2K/XP), 5.12.01.5290(Win98/ME)
• Fixed MS-7113 directX test directsound fail under Win2K


• New support WinXP 64-bit OS, version: 5.12.2.5280
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2006-01-09
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Intel 915G/910GL/915GV VGA Drivers
Description • Support Win2K and XP Only
• Driver version:6.14.10.3943

• New support WinXP 64-bit OS for Intel 915G/910GL Express/915GV Express Chipset
• Driver version: 6.14.10.4384
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-11-23
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Intel 915G/910GL/915GV VGA Drivers
Description • Support Win2K and XP Only
• Driver version:6.14.10.3943

• New support WinXP 64-bit OS for Intel 915G/910GL Express/915GV Express Chipset
• Driver version: 6.14.10.4384
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-11-23
OS XP 64
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
2.0 Multi-Language 3.92 MB download 2005-06-28

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name 915G Combo 2 MSI Model MS-7140 V2.0
PCB Version 3.A Since BIOS Version 9.0
CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Pentium 4 (64-bit, Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 521 (2.8GHz, G1, 84W) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 531 (3.0GHz, G1, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 541 (3.2GHz, G1, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 551 (3.4GHz, G1, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 561 (3.6GHz, E0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 571 (3.8GHz, E0, 115W) 800 19 OK
Pentium 4 (64-bit, Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 2MB)
Pentium 4 630 (3.0GHz, R0, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 640 (3.2GHz, R0, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 650 (3.4GHz, R0, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 660 (3.6GHz, R0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 670 (3.8GHz, rev.R0) 800 19 OK
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 520(J) (2.8GHz, D0, 84W) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 530(J) (3.0GHz, D0, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 540(J) (3.2GHz, D0, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 550(J) (3.4GHz, D0, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 560(J) (3.6GHz, D0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
Pentium 4 (Northwood) Extreme Edition 3.4GHz, M0, 109.6W 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 505(J) (2.66GHz, D0, 84w) 533 20 OK
Pentium 4 515(J) (2.93GHz, D0, 84w) 533 22 OK
Celeron D (Cedar Mill, FSB533, L2 Cache 512KB)
Celeron D (64-bit, Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 256KB)
Celeron D 326 (2.53GHz, G1, 84W) 533 19 OK
Celeron D 331 (2.66GHz, G1, 84W) 533 20 OK
Celeron D 336 (2.80GHz, G1, 84W) 533 21 OK
Celeron D 341 (2.93GHz, G1, 84W) 533 22 OK
Celeron D 351 (3.2GHz, G1, 84W) 533 24 OK
Celeron D (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 256KB)
Celeron D 325J (2.53GHz, E0, 84w) 533 19 OK
Celeron D 330J (2.66GHz, E0, 84w) 533 20 OK
Celeron D 335J (2.8GHz, E0, 84w) 533 21 OK
Celeron D 340J (2.93GHz, E0, 84w) 533 22 OK

 

Marketing Name 915G Combo 2 MSI Model MS-7140 V2.0
PCB Version 2.A Since BIOS Version 1.xx
CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Pentium 4 (64-bit, Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 521 (2.8GHz, G1, 84W) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 531 (3.0GHz, G1, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 541 (3.2GHz, G1, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 551 (3.4GHz, G1, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 561 (3.6GHz, E0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 571 (3.8GHz, E0, 115W) 800 19 OK
Pentium 4 (64-bit, Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 2MB)
Pentium 4 630 (3.0GHz, R0, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 640 (3.2GHz, R0, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 650 (3.4GHz, R0, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 660 (3.6GHz, R0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 662 (3.6GHz, R0 ,84w) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 670 (3.8GHz, rev.R0) 800 19 OK
Pentium 4 672 (3.8GHz, R0, 115W) 800 19 OK
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB800, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 520(J) (2.8GHz, D0, 84W) 800 14 OK
Pentium 4 530(J) (3.0GHz, D0, 84W) 800 15 OK
Pentium 4 540(J) (3.2GHz, D0, 84W) 800 16 OK
Pentium 4 550(J) (3.4GHz, D0, 84W) 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 560(J) (3.6GHz, D0, 115W) 800 18 OK
Pentium 4 Extreme Edition
Pentium 4 (Northwood) Extreme Edition 3.4GHz, M0, 109.6W 800 17 OK
Pentium 4 (64Bit, Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 506 (2.66GHz, G1, 84W) 533 20 OK
Pentium 4 511 (2.8GHz, G1, 84W) 533 21 OK
Pentium 4 516 (2.93GHz, G1, 84W) 533 22 OK
Pentium 4 517 (2.93GHz, G1, 84W) 533 22 OK
Pentium 4 519K (3.06GHz, G1, 84W) 533 23 OK
Pentium 4 524 (3.06GHz, G1, 84W) 533 23 OK
Pentium 4 (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 1MB)
Pentium 4 505(J) (2.66GHz, D0, 84w) 533 20 OK
Pentium 4 515(J) (2.93GHz, D0, 84w) 533 22 OK
Celeron D (64-bit, Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 256KB)
Celeron D 326 (2.53GHz, G1, 84W) 533 19 OK
Celeron D 331 (2.66GHz, G1, 84W) 533 20 OK
Celeron D 336 (2.80GHz, G1, 84W) 533 21 OK
Celeron D 341 (2.93GHz, G1, 84W) 533 22 OK
Celeron D 346 (3.06GHz, G1, 84W) 533 23 OK
Celeron D 351 (3.2GHz, G1, 84W) 533 24 OK
Celeron D 355 (3.33GHz, G1, 73W) 533 25 OK
Celeron D (Prescott, FSB533, L2 Cache 256KB)
Celeron D 325J (2.53GHz, E0, 84w) 533 19 OK
Celeron D 330J (2.66GHz, E0, 84w) 533 20 OK
Celeron D 335J (2.8GHz, E0, 84w) 533 21 OK
Celeron D 340J (2.93GHz, E0, 84w) 533 22 OK

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