975X Platinum PowerUp Edition


MSI Reminds you:
1. Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.
2. Please use MSI Live BIOS tool to upgrade BIOS of this 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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Dual Core Center

• Key components status hardware monitor.
• Monitor the CPU status.
• Optimize System status define.
• Auto speed up with system loading change.

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DIGI Cell

This program is a kind of control center for the motherboard. DigiCell has its own tools for monitoring network connections. And it has an integrated Power On Agent utility that can start up and shut down the computer according to a schedule.
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DOT Exress

MSI DOT Express provides overclocking function and the best and easiest optimization of the GPU & Memory speed for the maximum performance.
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Dual CoreCell

• The ASIC enhances signal transmission quality and system performance. • Integrates and optimizes multiple internal circuits. • Reduces the signal noise dramatically. • Delivers perfect and precise data transmission.

 

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.

 

Ferra Approved
2007-03
Russia
4300
Excellent
2007-03
Syria
4155
4.5 Stars Award
2007-02
United States
4023
Best Performance
2007-02
Tajikistan
3974
Editor's Choice
2007-01
Turkey
1771
Cool Product Award
2007-01
Hungary
3996
Editor's Choice Award
2006-12
Malawi
1775
Excellent Design
2006-12
Tajikistan
1753
Best Buy
2006-11
India
1696
Editor\'s Choice
2006-10
Germany
1677
Power Award
2006-10
Malawi
1691
Recommendation
2006-10
France
1692
Recommendation
2006-09
Germany
1697
Recommendation
2006-09
Germany
1698
Editor's Choice Award
2006-09
Germany
1670
  • Socket
    775
  • CPU (Max Support)
    Core 2 Quad
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
    533/800/1066
  • Chipset
    Intel® 975X+ICH7DH
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 533/667/800
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    8
  • PCI-Ex16
    2
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen1 (1x16, 1x8)
  • PCI-Ex1
    2
  • PCI
    2
  • IDE
    2
  • SATAII
    4
  • RAID
    0/1/0+1/JBOD
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6
  • Serial ports (Rear)
    1
  • Parallel ports (Rear)
    1
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
    1
  • Form Factor
    ATX

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 


CPU

• Supports Socket 775 for Intel® Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, P4, P4EE, Pentium D, Pentium XE and Celeron D processors.
• Supports Intel® 05B/05A and 04B/04A processors.
• Supports 3/4-pin CPU fan pin-header with Fan Speed Control.
• Supports FSB 1066/800/533 MHz.
• Supports EIST technology.
• Supports Intel® Hyper-Threading technology.
• Supports Intel® Dual Core Technology up to 800MHz and up.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

 


Chipset

• Intel® 975X Chipset
- Supports FSB 533/800/1066MHz.
- 2 PCI Express controllers in the MCH enable either 1 x 16 or 2 x 8 operation.
- Supports dual channel, DDR2 533/667/800.

• Intel® ICH7DH Chipset
- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) controller, 480Mb/sec, up to 8 ports.
- 4 SATAII ports with transfer rate up to 3Gb/s.
- 1 channel Ultra ATA 100 bus master IDE controller.
- PCI Master v2.3, I/O APIC.
- ACPI 2.0 compliant.
- Serial ATA RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 0+1.
- Integrated AHCI controller.

 


Main Memory


• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDRII DRAM
• Supports up to 8GB memory size.
• Supports dual channel DDRII memory architecture.
• Supports DDR2 533/667/800 memory interface.

MSI Reminds You...
• DDR2 800 can only achieve 800MHz with FSB 1066 Conroe CPU.

• The default setting for DD2 800 is DDR2 667, which can be adjusted manually.

 


Slots

• Two PCI Express x16 slot. (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
- Supports into 2 x8 slot.
- Supports ATI® Crossfire™ technology.
• Two PCI Express x1 slots. (support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Two 32-bit v2.3 master PCI bus slots.
- One orange slot which supports 2 masters for MSI special PCI function card (ex. wireless LAN and bluebooth combo card).
- Support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface.

 


On-Board IDE/SATA

One Ultra DMA 66/100 IDE controllers integrated in ICH7DH and JMicron® JMB361.
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes.
- Can connect up to four Ultra ATA drives.

SATAII controller integrated in ICH7DH
- Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
- Can connect up to four SATAII devices.
- Supports AHCI controller with SATA RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 0+1 (ICH7DH).

JMicron® JMB361 chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and JBOD. (SATA 5 and IDE2)

MSI Reminds You...
• The RAID setup floppy disk is optional depending on the districts. You can download the files from the website to make the setup disk.

• To enhance IDE transfer speed, you may install JMicron IDE/SATA Driver. You may download the driver by clicking the "Driver" icon.

 


Audio

• Chip integrated by Realtek® AL882M
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 spec.

 


LAN

• Supports PCI Express LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Intel 82573L

 


IEEE1394


VIA® 6308P chipset
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps.

 


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- ATX 4-pin VGA power connector
- 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System / NB FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 1 x D-Bracket 2 pinheader
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 ports
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 5 x Serial ATAII connectors
- 2 x ATA133 HD connectors

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

 


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 mouse


- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF out
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack (S/SPDIF out)
- 1 x IEEE1394 port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 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

• 30.4cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 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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