K7N2 Delta2 Platinum

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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Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
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Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.
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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.

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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Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
featurePic

Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.
featurePic

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.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports Socket A for AMD® Athlon™/Athlon™ XP/Duron™/Sempron™
  processors @FSB 266/333/400MHz  
• Supports up to 3200+ processor or higher
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


Chipset  

NVIDIA® nForce2 400 Ultra Chipset
 - Supports DDR200/266/333/400
 - AGP 8X and PCI Advanced high performance memory controller

NVIDIA® nForce2 Gigabit MCP Chipset
 - Integrated Ethernet MAC
 - Integrated Hardware Sound Blaster/Direct Sound AC97 audio
 - Ultra DMA 66/100/133 master mode PCI EIDE controller
 - Supports USB 2.0
 - Integrated SATA Interface


Main Memory


• Supports six memory banks using three 184-pin DDR DIMMs
• Support Dual channel PC3200/2700/2100/1600 DDR DRAMs
• Supports both 64-bit and 128-bit DDR DRAM
• Maximum memory size of 3GB
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM DIMM


Slots


• One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) 1.5V 4X/8X slot
• Five 32-bit PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface)


On-Board IDE


• Two IDE controller on the NVIDIA® nForce2 Gigabit MCP chipset provides IDE HDD/CDROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes
• Can connect up to four IDE devices


SATA Interface
• Integrated SATA Phy, supporting up to 2 ports
• One SATA controller, supporting two drives in master mode


NV RAID (Software)
• Supports 2 serial ATA plus 1 ATA 133
 - RAID 0, or 1, 0+1, JBOD is supported
 - Booting from RAID
 - Cross controller RAID support
 - Rebuilding on the Fly
 - Spare Disk Allocation
• Supports Windows 2000 and later versions


Audio


• Chip integrated (5.1 channel H/W audio)
 - Direct Sound AC97 audio
 - 6 channel analog output
 - Digital SPDIF out signal compatible W/S-Bracket


Network


On-Board 10/100/1000 Ethernet
 - A 802.3 NVIDIA MAC for 1000 BASE-T/100 BASE-T/10 BASE-T Gigabit/Fast Ethernet/Ethernet
 - RGMII for Gigabit/Fast Ethernet/Ethernet


USB Interface


8 USB ports
- Controlled by Gigabit MCP southbridge
- 4 ports in the rear I/O, 4 ports via external bracket

In-Chip IEEE1394

• Supports up to 3 * 1394 ports (via external bracket). Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps.


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
 - 1 floppy port that supports one FDD with 360KB, 720KB, 1.44MB and 2.88MB
 - 1 serial port
 - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
 - 1 Audio jack(5-in-1), coaxial/fiber SPDIF out
 - 3 IEEE1394 connectors (via external bracket)
 - 8 USB ports (Rear x 4 / Front x 4)
 - 1 RJ-45 jack
 - 1 D-Bracket2 pinheader


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

• 30.4 cm(L) x 24 cm(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.

 

Awards

5 stars out of 5 Award: Super Product !
 - BENCHMARK.PL
Date: 2004-00
Title: 5 stars out of 5 Award: Super Product !
Review: >Open
Media: BENCHMARK.PL
Country: Portugal

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 - Add support AMD K7 Athlon SSF CPU ID = 6A0h , L2 521K
2600+, 2800+
- Add support AMD K7 Athlon CPU ID 6A0H, L2 256K
2500+,2600+,2800+,3000+
Version B.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-01-20
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Cannot change BIOS "AGP Aperture Size" setting.
- Cannot support VGA D.O.T with "Dynamic Overclocking" enabled.
Version B.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-08-18
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 B.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-07-29
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 SE,Win Me

!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.
NVIDIA nForce2 System Drivers for MCP2S of SB
Description This nForce Win2K/XP driver package 5.10 contains the below components:
Ethernet NRM driver version 4.42 (WHQL)
Network management tools version 4.42
GART driver version 4.36 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Memory controller driver version 3.38 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Win2K IDE 2.6 driver version 4.46 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
WinXP IDE 2.6 driver version 4.46 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Installer version 4.46

This nForce Win9x driver package 4.12 contains the below components:
Ethernet driver version 4.16
GART driver version 3.77 (WHQL)
Memory controller driver version 3.38 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Installer version 4.31
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2005-01-26
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
NVIDIA nForce2 System Drivers for MCP2S of SB
Description This nForce Win2K/XP driver package 5.10 contains the below components:
Ethernet NRM driver version 4.42 (WHQL)
Network management tools version 4.42
GART driver version 4.36 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Memory controller driver version 3.38 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Win2K IDE 2.6 driver version 4.46 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
WinXP IDE 2.6 driver version 4.46 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Installer version 4.46

This nForce Win9x driver package 4.12 contains the below components:
Ethernet driver version 4.16
GART driver version 3.77 (WHQL)
Memory controller driver version 3.38 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
Installer version 4.31
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2005-01-26
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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NVIDIA nForce2/3 USB 2.0 driver for Windows 9X/ME
Description Support NVIDIA nForce MCP2 USB2.0 Controller for Win9X/ME
• Fix WinME USB mouse/keyboard hang issue after resuming from S3
• Driver version: 2.2.1.0 (Win98/ME)

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2004-07-20
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC97 Audio Driver
Description • Driver version for Win98/WinMe/Win2000/WinXP: 5.10.00.6230


Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 30.58 MB
Note
nVidia nForce2 SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia nForce2 SATA RAID driver
1. Extract the file and Copy all files to the floppy.
2. Press F6 to install driver through the floppy when booting and loading RAID function.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-07-17
OS XP 32, Win 2000
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 Core Center
Description • MSI Hardware monitor & overclocking & fan speed control tool

Version 2.0.2.4
Type Utility Release Date 2007-11-15
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.19 MB
Note
MSI Core Center
Description • MSI Hardware monitor & overclocking & fan speed control tool

Version 2.0.2.4
Type Utility Release Date 2007-11-15
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 4.19 MB
Note
MSI DigiCell
Description MSI Motherboard/Audio/Communication/MegaStick integrated utility

Version 1.25.00.00
Type Utility Release Date 2007-03-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 13.2 MB
Note
MSI DigiCell
Description MSI Motherboard/Audio/Communication/MegaStick integrated utility

Version 1.25.00.00
Type Utility Release Date 2007-03-16
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 13.2 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 0.18 MB download 2006-06-15
1.0 Traditional Chinese 7.1 MB download 2004-10-26
1.1 Japanese 7.06 MB download 2004-09-01
1.3 Multi-Language 6.9 MB download 2004-09-01
1.0 Simplified Chinese 8.44 MB download 2004-08-04
1.1 English 6.93 MB download 2004-07-29
Quick Guide Multi-Language 3.68 MB download 2004-07-22

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
K7N2 Delta2 Platinum
Model Name
6570E
PCB Version  
1
BIOS Version
W6570NMS.B50
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Applebred (0.13um) 133/266MHz FSB
Duron 1400
133
10.5
OK
Duron 1600
133
12
OK
Duron 1800
133
13.5
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2600+
133
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2700+
166
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Barton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2500+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2800+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 3000+
166
Auto
OK
Barton (0.13u) 200/400MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 3000+
200
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 3200+
200
Auto
OK
AMD Sempron CPU
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
Sempron 2200+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2300+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2400+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2500+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2800+
166
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
Sempron 3000+
166
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
Sempron 2200+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2800+
166
Auto
OK

Sales Inquiry

MSI is the top 3 motherboard maker with over 20 years solid experience who has built motherboard with high quality and solid stability with a winning reputation from worldwide media and customers for years. Based on the successful experience, MSI began its Enterprise Platform Solution with three product lines of General purpose Server, Blade Server and Network Appliance. In these application domains, MSI provides a series of products from motherboard, barebone, to system to fulfill different needs.

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