K8N Neo4 Platinum (PCB 1.0)

 

 




MSI Reminds you :
Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.
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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.

 

TOP 10 (3rd Placed)
2006-04
Germany
1556
Test Winner
2005-10
Russia
1465
Best Price/ Performance
2005-10
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1499
Editor's Choice
2005-09
China
1476
Recommended
2005-08
Czech Republic
1409
Silver Award
2005-08
Indonesia
1390
Silver Award
2005-07
Trinidad and Tobago
1408
Editor's Choice
2005-07
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1382
Editor's Choice
2005-07
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1372
Grab It Dude! 9/10
2005-06
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1365
Propriety of The Price
2005-06
Russia
1366
Performance
2005-06
Balkan
1349
Our Choice
2005-06
Russia
1297
CHIP Tip Power
2005-05
Portugal
1333
CHIP Tip Performance
2005-05
Portugal
1334
Recommended
2005-05
Hungary
1348
Choice Product
2005-05
Mauritius
1424
Recommended Product
2005-05
Turkey
1293
Editor's Choice
2005-04
China
1332
4.5 out of 5 Stars Award
2005-04
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1422
Editor's Choice
2005-04
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1423
Bull's eye award
2005-03
Albania
1264
Choice Award
2005-02
Hong Kong
1257
Power Award
2005-02
Hong Kong
1258
Recommended
2005-02
Hong Kong
1259
Technology
2005-02
Balkan
1260
Gold Editor's Choice
2005-02
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1261
Recommended Product
2005-02
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1421
Must Have Hardware
2005-02
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1246
Editor's Choice
2005-01
Malawi
1233
Top Product
2005-01
Czech Republic
1242
Trefa
2004-12
Czech Republic
1219
Editor's Choice
2004-11
Russia
1164

 

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 64-bit AMD® Opteron™, Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core, Athlon™ 64 FX, Athlon™ 64 processor (Socket 939)
• Supports up to 3500+, 3800+ Athlon 64 FX 53, or higher CPU

Chipset

NVIDIA® nForce4 Ultra Chipset
- HyperTransport link to the AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX CPU
- HyperTransport supporting speed up to 1GHz (2000MT/s)
- Supports PCI Express x16/x1 interface
- Two independent SATA controllers, for four drives
- Dual Fast ATA-133 IDE controllers
- IEEE 802.3 NVIDIA MAC for 1000BASE-T


Main Memory


• Supports dual channel DDR 266/333/400Supports 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.


Slots

• One PCI Express x16 slot (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• One PCI Express x4 slots (support PCI Express x2 only)
• One PCI Express x1 slots (support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Four 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the NVIDIA nForce4 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


On-Board SATA


• NV RAID supports 4 SATA II ports(SATA 1 to 4). Transfer rate is up to 300MB/s.

NV RAID (Software)

• Supports up to 4 SATA and 4 ATA133 Hard drives
- RAID 0 or 1, 0+1, JBOD is supported
- RAID function available for ATA133+SATA H/D drives

Silicon image's SATARAID5™ (Software)
• RAID 0 or 1, RAID5, RAID10, and JBOD groups are supported
• Support up to 4 SATA devices connected to a single controller

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 Marvell 88E8053


IEEE1394


VIA 6307 chipset
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


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
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- 1 Audio jack(5-in-1), coaxial/fiber SPDIF out
- 1 IrDA pinheader
- 1 D-Bracket2 pinheader
- 10 USB 2.0 ports (Rear x 4 / Front x 6)
- 2 RJ45 LAN jacks
- 2 IEEE 1394 connectors (Rear x 1/ Front x 1)

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

• 30.4cm(L) x 24.4cm(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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