K8N Neo2 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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Cool'n'Quiet

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.

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

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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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D.O.T

Dynamic Overclocking Technology is the automatic overclocking function. It is designed to detect the load balance of CPU while running programs, and to adjust the best CPU frequency automatically.
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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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Cool'n'Quiet

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.

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

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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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D.O.T

Dynamic Overclocking Technology is the automatic overclocking function. It is designed to detect the load balance of CPU while running programs, and to adjust the best CPU frequency automatically.
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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.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports Socket 939 for AMD® Athlon™ 64 FX / Athlon™ 64 processor
• Supports up to 3500+, 3800+ Athlon 64 FX 53, or higher CPU
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Chipset

nVIDIA® nForce3 Ultra Chipset
- HyperTransport link to the AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX CPU
- HyperTransport supporting speed up to 1GHz (2000MT/s)
- AGP3.0 8X interface at 533 MT/s (million transfers per second)
- Two independent SATA controllers, for four drives
- IEEE 802.3 NVIDIA MAC for 1000BASE-T
- Dual Fast ATA-133 IDE controllers



Main Memory


• Supports dual channel DDR 266/333/400, using four 184-pin DDR DIMMs .
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 4GB without ECC.
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM DIMM.

DIMM Module Combination
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 singlechannel DDR, but there are some rules while using dual-channel DDR (Please refer to the suggested DDR population table below). Users may install memory modules of different type and density on different-channel DDR DIMMs. However, the same type and density memory modules are necessary while using dual-channel DDR, or instability may happen. Please refer to the following table for detailed dual-channel DDR. Other combination not listed below will function as single-channel DDR.


Green
DIMM1 (Ch A)

Purple
DIMM2 (Ch B)

Green
DIMM3 (Ch A)

Purple
DIMM4 (Ch B)

System Density

128MB~1GB
128MB~1GB
-
-
256MB~2GB
-
-
128MB~1GB
128MB~1GB
256MB~2GB
128MB~1GB
128MB~1GB
128MB~1GB
128MB~1GB
512MB~4GB


MSI Reminds You...
• Dual-channel DDR works ONLY in the 3 combinations listed in the table shown in the previous page.
• Please select the identical memory modules to install on the dual channel, and DO NOT install three memory modules on three DIMMs, or it may cause some failure.
• Always insert the memory modules into the GREEN slots first, and it is strongly recommended not to insert the memory modules into the PURPLE slots while the GREEN slots are left empty.
• This motherboard DO NOT support the memory module installed with more than 18 pieces of IC (integrated circuit).



Recommended Memory Combination List
DIMM Slots
Max Speed
Green
Purple

Green

Purple
DIMM1
DIMM2
DIMM3
DIMM4
S
-
-
-
DDR 400
-
-
S
-
DDR 400
D
-
-
-
DDR 400
-
-
D
-
DDR 400
S
-
S
-
DDR 400
D
-
D
-
DDR 333
S
S
-
-
DDR 400
-
-
S
S
DDR 400
D
D
-
-
DDR 400
-
-
D
D
DDR 400
S
S
S
S
DDR 400
D
D
D
D
DDR 333

S: Single Side                  D: Double Side


Slots

• One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) 1.5V 4X/8X slot
• Five 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


On-Board IDE/SATA


• An IDE controller on the nVIDIA nForce3 Ultra chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
   Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices

• Supports 4 SATA ports. Transfer rate is up to 150MB/s.

NV RAID (Software)
• Supports up to 4 SATA & 2 ATA133 Hard drives
- RAID O or 1, 0+1, JBOD is supported
- RAID function work w/ATA133 + SATA H/D or 2 SATA H/D

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.


Audio

7.1 channel audio codec RealTek ALC850.
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN

• Supports dual LAN jacks
- 1 LAN supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Marvell 88E1111 PHY
- 1 LAN supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8110S (1000Mbps)


IEEE1394


VIA 6306 chipset
- Supports up to 3 x 1394 ports.
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps

 
On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
- 1 floppy port supports 2 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
- 1 serial port
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- 1 Audio jack(5-in-1), coaxial/fiber SPDIF out
- 8 USB 2.0 ports (Rear x 4 / Front x 4)
- 2 RJ45 LAN jack
- 3 IEEE 1394 connectors (Rear x 1/ Front x 2)

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


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

• 30.5cm(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.

 

Awards

Recommended - Maximo PC
Date: 2005-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Maximo PC
Country: Argentina
Recommended - [HW]zone.co.il
Date: 2005-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: [HW]zone.co.il
Country: Italy
Best Buy
 - CHIP
Date: 2005-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: CHIP
Country: Russia
Editor's Choice
 - RAM
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: RAM
Country: Greece
4.5 Stars Award
 - HardwareZone
Date: 2005-00
Title: 4.5 Stars Award
Review: >Open
Media: HardwareZone
Country: Slovak Republic
Produto Recomendado - Clube do Hardware
Date: 2005-00
Title: Produto Recomendado
Review: -
Media: Clube do Hardware
Country: Brazil
Editor's Choice
 - PC WORLD
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PC WORLD
Country: Bulgaria
Top Award Maximo PC - Maximo PC
Date: 2005-00
Title: Top Award Maximo PC
Review: -
Media: Maximo PC
Country: Argentina
Editor's Choice
 - Ultimate Gaming Machine (UGM)
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Ultimate Gaming Machine (UGM)
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
The Best Innovation in Motherboard in THG 2004 Readers' Choice
 - Tom's Hardware Guide
Date: 2005-00
Title: The Best Innovation in Motherboard in THG 2004 Readers' Choice
Review: >Open
Media: Tom's Hardware Guide
Country: Germany
Gold Recommend - DOS/V Power Report
Date: 2005-00
Title: Gold Recommend
Review: -
Media: DOS/V Power Report
Country: Jordan
Editor's Choice
 - Micro Hebdo
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Micro Hebdo
Country: France
Test Winner
 - CHIP
Date: 2005-00
Title: Test Winner
Review: -
Media: CHIP
Country: Hungary
Best Choice
 - www.overclockers.co.nz
Date: 2004-00
Title: Best Choice
Review: >Open
Media: www.overclockers.co.nz
Country: Nicaragua
Best of 2004 - OCMODSHOP
Date: 2004-00
Title: Best of 2004
Review: >Open
Media: OCMODSHOP
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Editor's Choice - Hardware Vault
Date: 2004-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Hardware Vault
Country: Jamaica
Digital OK Award
 - Digital
Date: 2004-00
Title: Digital OK Award
Review: -
Media: Digital
Country: Balkan
Silver Award - PC Extreme
Date: 2004-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: -
Media: PC Extreme
Country: United States
Editor's Choice
 - PCDIY!
Date: 2004-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PCDIY!
Country: China
Enthusiast's Choice - PC Enthusiast Magazine
Date: 2004-00
Title: Enthusiast's Choice
Review: -
Media: PC Enthusiast Magazine
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Drool Award
 - GamersDepot
Date: 2004-00
Title: Drool Award
Review: >Open
Media: GamersDepot
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Best Choice - BodNara
Date: 2004-00
Title: Best Choice
Review: >Open
Media: BodNara
Country: Mauritius
Editor's Choice
 - beareyes.com
Date: 2004-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: beareyes.com
Country: China
Editor's Choice - Hot Hardware
Date: 2004-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: Hot Hardware
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Recommended - ViperLair.com
Date: 2004-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: ViperLair.com
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands
Silver Award - HWM
Date: 2004-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: >Open
Media: HWM
Country: Malawi
Gold Editor's Choice - Anandtech.com
Date: 2004-00
Title: Gold Editor's Choice
Review: >Open
Media: Anandtech.com
Country: United States Minor Outlying Islands

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 Update CPU ID.
Version 1.0D
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2007-01-29
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
Version 1.C
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-12-21
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Improve compatilbility problem with some USB 2.0 devices
Version 1.B
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-09-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support AMD E6 CPU.
- Support Cool and Quiet funtion.
- Update NVPXE version to 2.12.
Version 1.9
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-07-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description BIOS reported incorrect CPU temperature.
Version 1.8
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-04-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support low speed CPU fan.
Version 1.7
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-03-29
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update NVPXE version to 2.03.0469.
- Update CBROM version to 1.47.
- Update NVRAID version to 4.81.
Version 1.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-02-21
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description System cannot detect SATA device after resume from S3.
Version 1.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-11-23
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Support Sempron CPU 1800+
- Fixed K8-939 RevD CPU cool 'n' quiet can't work properly
Version 1.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-09-24
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support FSB to 450MHz.
- Support K8 CPU Rev. D 939-Pin 128-bit.
Version 1.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-08-30
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support CPU FSB to 350MHz.
- Incorrect message during POST after CPU over clocking.
- Support Sempron CPU.
- Ghost rate is slow with RAID0 under DOS mode.
Version 1.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-07-28
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 2004-07-02
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

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.
NVIDIA nForce3 System Drivers
Description • New Support NVIDIA nForce3 Chipset
• Driver version: package: 5.03 for Win2K/XP, 4.091 for Win98/ME


Win2K/XP driver package 5.03 contains the below components:
Ethernet NRM driver version 4.42 (WHQL)
Network management tools version 4.42
GART driver version 3.77 (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


Win9x driver package 4.091 contains the below components:
Ethernet driver version 4.16
GART driver version 3.77 (WHQL)
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files


For WinXP 64-bit system
• Driver package version: 6.39
Version
Type System & Chipset 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
NVIDIA nForce3 System Drivers
Description • New Support NVIDIA nForce3 Chipset
• Driver version: package: 5.03 for Win2K/XP, 4.091 for Win98/ME


Win2K/XP driver package 5.03 contains the below components:
Ethernet NRM driver version 4.42 (WHQL)
Network management tools version 4.42
GART driver version 3.77 (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


Win9x driver package 4.091 contains the below components:
Ethernet driver version 4.16
GART driver version 3.77 (WHQL)
SMBus driver version 4.04 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files


For WinXP 64-bit system
• Driver package version: 6.39
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2005-11-23
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
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 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
Note
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
Note
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
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC'97 Audio Drivers for MSI nForce 3 Series board
Description • Win2000/WinXP WHQL pass
• Supports WinXP 64-bit OS
• Version: 5.10.0.5870
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2005-09-26
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek ALC Series AC'97 Audio Drivers for MSI nForce 3 Series board
Description • Win2000/WinXP WHQL pass
• Supports WinXP 64-bit OS
• Version: 5.10.0.5870
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2005-09-26
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia nForce3/4 SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia nForce3/4 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
Nvidia nForce3 SATA/RAID driver for Windows 2K/XP
Description Support nVidia nForce3 250Gb SATA Controller for Win2K/XP
• SATA driver included in the floppy for OS installation
• WHQL Pass


NOTE: For SATA/RAID setup, please install the "NVIDIA RAID CLASS DRIVER" & "NVIDIA Nforce Storage Controller" at one time.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2004-06-23
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Nvidia nForce3 SATA/RAID driver for Windows 2K/XP
Description Support nVidia nForce3 250Gb SATA Controller for Win2K/XP
• SATA driver included in the floppy for OS installation
• WHQL Pass


NOTE: For SATA/RAID setup, please install the "NVIDIA RAID CLASS DRIVER" & "NVIDIA Nforce Storage Controller" at one time.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2004-06-23
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD Cool and Quiet Driver (MB)
Description • AMD Athlon™ 64/Sempron™/Turion™ 64/Opteron™ systems with ACPI 2.0 processor performance control objects
• WinXP WHQL pass
• Driver Version:
- XP 1.2.2.0
- 98/ME/2K 1.0.8.1
• Windows XP 64-Bit Edition or Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-02-20
OS Win 98 SE
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD Cool and Quiet Driver (MB)
Description • AMD Athlon™ 64/Sempron™/Turion™ 64/Opteron™ systems with ACPI 2.0 processor performance control objects
• WinXP WHQL pass
• Driver Version:
- XP 1.2.2.0
- 98/ME/2K 1.0.8.1
• Windows XP 64-Bit Edition or Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-02-20
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD Cool and Quiet Driver (MB)
Description • AMD Athlon™ 64/Sempron™/Turion™ 64/Opteron™ systems with ACPI 2.0 processor performance control objects
• WinXP WHQL pass
• Driver Version:
- XP 1.2.2.0
- 98/ME/2K 1.0.8.1
• Windows XP 64-Bit Edition or Windows Server 2003 64-Bit Edition

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-02-20
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 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 Simplified Chinese 7.88 MB download 2005-03-14
1.0 English 6.12 MB download 2005-03-03
1.0 Traditional Chinese 6.7 MB download 2004-10-22
1.0 Japanese 6.61 MB download 2004-08-04
1.1 Multi-Language 4.65 MB download 2004-08-04
Quick Guide Multi-Language 4.66 MB download 2004-07-22

Test Report

CPU Support

 

CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Opteron Daul-Core (90nm, L2 Cache 2 x 1MB)
AMD Opteron 165 (E6 version) 200 9 OK
AMD Opteron 170 (E6 version) 200 10 OK
AMD Opteron 175 (E6 version) 200 11 OK
AMD Opteron 180 (E6 version) 200 12 OK
Opteron Single-Core (90nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
AMD Opteron 144 (E4 version) 200 9 OK
AMD Opteron 146 (E4 version) 200 10 OK
AMD Opteron 148 (E4 version) 200 11 OK
AMD Opteron 150 (E4 version) 200 12 OK
AMD Opteron 154 (E4 version) 200 14 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core (Toledo, 90nm, L2 Cache 2 x 1MB)
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4400+ (E6 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4800+ (E6 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core (Manchester, 90nm, L2 Cache 2 x 512KB)
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 3800+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4200+ (E6 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4600+ (E6 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 FX (San Diego, 90nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 FX-55 (E4 version) 200 13 OK
Athlon 64 FX-57 (E4 version) 200 14 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core (Manchester, 90nm, L2 Cache 2 x 512KB)
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 3800+ (E4 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4200+ (E4 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 X2 Dual-Core 4600+ (E4 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 FX (ClawHammer, 130nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 FX53 (CG version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 FX55 (CG version) 200 13 OK
Athlon 64 (Toledo, 90nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 3700+ (E6 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 4000+ (E6 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (San Diego, 90nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 3700+ (E4 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 4000+ (E4 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (Venice, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E6 version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3200+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3400+ (E6 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3500+ (E6 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3800+ (E6 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (Manchester, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3200+ (E4 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3500+ (E4 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 (Venice, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E3 version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3200+ (E3 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3500+ (E3 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3800+ (E3 version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (Winchester, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (D0 version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3200+ (D0 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3500+ (D0 version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 (Newcastle, 130nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (CG version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3200+ (CG version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3400+ (CG version, Hypertransport) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3500+ (CG version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3800+ (CG version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (ClawHammer, 130nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 4000+ (CG version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (ClawHammer, 130nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3500+ (CG version) 200 11 OK

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