915PL Neo-V

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(EM64T) and Celeron D 3xx sequence processor.
• Support Intel 04B and 04A processors.
• Supports Intel Hyper-Threading Technology.
• Supports Intel new technology "EIST".
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


Chipset

Intel® 915PL Chipset
 - Supports FSB 533/800MHz.
 - Supports PCI Express x16 / x1 interface.
 - Supports DDR 333/400 memory interface.

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.
 - Supports both ACPI and legacy APM power management.


Main Memory


Supports two unbuffered DIMM of DDR DRAM.
Supports up to 2GB memory size without ECC.
Supports dual channel DDR333/ DDR400 MHz.


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).
One AGR (Advance Graphics Riser) slot for compatible AGP VGA cards.
Two 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface).

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 / 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.


Audio


AC97 link controller integrated in Intel® ICH6 chipset.
6-channel audio codec ADI AD1888.
 - Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
 - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


Broadcom BCM4401KFB
 - Integrated Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY in one chip.
 - Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s.
 - Compliance with PCI 2.2.
 - 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 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
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 2 x Serial 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 17.5 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

Monthly Recommendation - PCFAN Magazine
Date: 2005-00
Title: Monthly Recommendation
Review: -
Media: PCFAN Magazine
Country: China
Most Valuable Product - 電腦愛好者
Date: 2005-00
Title: Most Valuable Product
Review: -
Media: 電腦愛好者
Country: China
Editor's Choice - CHIP
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: CHIP
Country: China
Editor's Choice - PC DIY
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PC DIY
Country: China
End User's Best Choice - China ComputerWorld
Date: 2005-00
Title: End User's Best Choice
Review: -
Media: China ComputerWorld
Country: China
Editor\'s Choice - beareyes
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor\'s Choice
Review: >Open
Media: beareyes
Country: China
Editor's Choice - Popular Computer Week
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Popular Computer Week
Country: China
Editor's Choice - ITdoor.net
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: ITdoor.net
Country: China
5 Stars Award - IT.com.cn
Date: 2005-00
Title: 5 Stars Award
Review: >Open
Media: IT.com.cn
Country: China
Editor's Choice
 - Play!Lab
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Play!Lab
Country: China
Editor's Choice
 - POPHard
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: POPHard
Country: China
Editor's Choice - China Computer
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: China Computer
Country: China
Value Award
 - PC Plus
Date: 2005-00
Title: Value Award
Review: -
Media: PC Plus
Country: Malawi
Editor's Choice
 - PC Olive
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: PC Olive
Country: China

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 - Enabled Onboard LAN function.
- Fixed "Shutdown Temperature" function cannot work.
- Support ATI R5XX PCI-E card.
- Support WINBOND 39V040FBP Flash ROM.
Version 1.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-11-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update BCM LAN boot firmware version.
- Update CPU Microcode.
Version 1.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-11-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description 1. This is Award BIOS release.
2. New BIOS Release.
Version 1.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-06-03
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 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
Broadcom 4401 LAN Drivers
Description For motherboard with on-board Broadcom 4401 LAN chipset
• Driver version: 4.28.0.0 (WinXP/2000/ME/98SE), 4.37.0.0(WinXP 64-bit)

Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2005-11-23
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Broadcom 4401 LAN Drivers
Description For motherboard with on-board Broadcom 4401 LAN chipset
• Driver version: 4.28.0.0 (WinXP/2000/ME/98SE), 4.37.0.0(WinXP 64-bit)

Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2005-11-23
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
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
Note
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
Note

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 V-Center
Description V-Center is MSI hardware monitor. It can help you to set CPU FSB and ratio for system stable.
Version 1.1.0.3
Type Utility Release Date 2006-05-18
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 1.18 MB
Note
MSI V-Center
Description V-Center is MSI hardware monitor. It can help you to set CPU FSB and ratio for system stable.
Version 1.1.0.3
Type Utility Release Date 2006-05-18
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 1.18 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 Multi-Language 4.37 MB download 2005-03-21
CPU Clip users guide Multi-Language 1.36 MB download 2004-08-10

Test Report

CPU Support

 

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 4 662 (3.6GHz, R0, 115W) 800 18 NO
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 (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 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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