K8M Neo-V

MSI Reminds You...
The MSI live Update only support BIOS Version 7.xx. Please update BIOS from 3.70 to 7.00 manually so MSI live Update can support the later BIOS.

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.

- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit



AMD Cool'n'Quiet™ Technology reduces heat and noise so you can experience amazing performance without distraction. Combined with core enhancements, included in the AMD processors, that can improve overall power savings, deliver better multitasking and energy efficiency. Cool'n'Quiet technology can automatically adjust processor ratio to throttle CPU speed with four modes.

- Independent Dynamic Core Technology
- Dual Dynamic Power Management™ 
- AMD CoolCore™ Technology
- AMD Wideband Frequency Control
- Multi-Point Thermal Control


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.

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.


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.



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



• Supports 64-bit AMD® Athlon™ 64, Sempron™ and Turion™ 64 processor (Socket 754)
• Athlon 64: 2800+, 3000+, 3200+, 3400+, 3700+, Sempron 3100+


VIA® K8M800 Chipset
- HyperTransport™ connection to AMD® Athlon™ 64 processor
- 8 or 16 bit control/address/data transfer both directions
- 800/600/400/200MHz "Double Data Rate" operation both direction
- AGP v3.0 compliant with 8x transfer mode
- Integrated UniChrome™ Pro IGP

VIA® VT8237 Chipset
- Integrated Faster Ethernet LPC
- Integrated Hardware Sound Blaster/Direct Sound AC97 audio
- Ultra DMA 66/100/133 master mode PCI EIDE controller
- Supports 2 Serial ATA RAID 0/1
- Supports 8 USB2.0 ports


Main Memory

• Supports DDR266/333/400 DDR DRAM for two 184-pin DDR DIMMs
• Supports a maximum memory size of 2GB

Memory Population Rules
Install at least one DIMM module on the slots. Each DIMM slot supports up to a maximum size of 1GB. Users can install either single- or double-sided modules to meet their own needs. Please note that each DIMM can work respectively for single-channel DDR, but there are some rules while using single-channel DDR. Memory modules can be installed in any combination as follows:

Slot Memory Module

Total Memory

Single/Double side
Single/Double side
Maximum System Memory Supported


Max. Speed

DDR 400
DDR 400
DDR 400
DDR 400
DDR 400
DDR 333


• One AGP 8x slot
- AGP 3.0 specification compliant
• Five 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


• An IDE controller on the VIA® VT8237 chipset provides IDE HDD/CDROM with PIO, Bus
  Master and Ultra DMA 66/100/133 operation modes
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices

• Serial ATA/150 controller integrated by VIA® VT8237
- Up ot 150MB/s transfer rate
- Can connect up to 2 serial ATA devices
- Supports RAID 0 or RAID 1

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.


6 channels software audio codec Realtek® ALC655
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


Realtek® 8201CL LAN PHY
- Supports 10/100Mb/s auto-negotiation operation

On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
- 1 floppy port supports 1 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
- 1 serial port (COMA)
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- 1 Audio port
- 1 D-Bracket2 pinheader
- 1 RJ-45 LAN Jack
- 8 USB Ports (Front x 4 / Rear x 4)
- 1 VGA Port

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


• 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.


• 30.5cm(L) x 21.0cm(W) ATX Form Factor


• 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.