K8N Neo-FSR/ V V2.0

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.
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Cell Menu

The Cell Menu provides overclocking function with detailed voltage adjustment.

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

featurePic

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.
featurePic

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.
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.
featurePic

Cell Menu

The Cell Menu provides overclocking function with detailed voltage adjustment.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports 64-bit AMD® Athlon™ 64, Sempron™ and Turion™ 64 processor (Socket 754)
• Supports up to 3700+ Athlon 64, or higher CPU

Chipset  

NVIDIA® nForce3 250 Chipset
- Supports Athlon™ 64 processor (Socket 754), 800MHz Hypertransport interface.
- Supports single memory channels, DDR 400/333/266 without ECC support.
- Supports external AGP 4X/8X
- Integrated Serial ATA interface and dual channel ATA 133/100 master mode EIDE controller.
- Supports 8 high speed USB2.0 ports.
- AC'97 2.3 compliance.

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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Main Memory


• Supports 2 slots for 184-pin DDR DRAM DIMM modules.
• Supports DDR 400/333/266.
• Supports memory size up to 2GB without ECC.


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 250 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
   Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices.

• Integrated SATA, supporting up to 2 ports.
- Up to 150MB/s transfer rate.
- One SATA controller, supporting 2 drives in master mode.

NV RAID (Software)
• Supports 2 serial ATA + 4 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

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

5.1 channel audio codec RealTek ALC655.
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


Realtek® 8100C and 8110SB
- Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s and 1000Mb/s auto-negotiation operation.
- Compliant with PCI v2.2.
- Supports ACPI Power Management.

NOTE:
Realtek 8100C available in K8N Neo-V V2.0
Realtek 8110SB available in K8N Neo-FSR V2.0


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 20-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System x 2 / Chipset FAN connectors
- Serial port header (COM2)
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- IrDA infrared module header
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 2 x Serial ATA connectors
- 2 x ATA133 IDE drive connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors support additional 4 ports
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x 3 in 1 Audio jack (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack

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 22.0cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 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.

 

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BIOS

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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,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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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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
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NVIDIA nTune
Description The NVIDIA® nTune™ is the easiest, fastest, and safest performance optimization and monitoring application available for your PC.
• Improved dynamic overclocking / GPU overclocking
• Benchmarking wizard / Saved system profiles
• System troubleshooting / Improved system monitoring
• Voltage and bus speed monitoring / Temperature and fan speed monitoring
• Dynamically adjustable voltages and fan speeds / Dynamically adjustable memory timings
Version 5.00.08.06
Type Utility Release Date 2006-08-29
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 31.02 MB
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NVIDIA nTune
Description The NVIDIA® nTune™ is the easiest, fastest, and safest performance optimization and monitoring application available for your PC.
• Improved dynamic overclocking / GPU overclocking
• Benchmarking wizard / Saved system profiles
• System troubleshooting / Improved system monitoring
• Voltage and bus speed monitoring / Temperature and fan speed monitoring
• Dynamically adjustable voltages and fan speeds / Dynamically adjustable memory timings
Version 5.00.08.06
Type Utility Release Date 2006-08-29
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 31.02 MB
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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
2.0 Multi-Language 2.48 MB download 2005-08-12

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name K8N Neo-FSR V2.0 MSI Model MS-7030
PCB Version 3.0 Since BIOS Version 9.x
CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Turion 64 (90nm, L2 Cache 512KB/1MB)
AMD Turion 64 ML40 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 11 OK
AMD Turion 64 ML42 (E5 version, L2 Cache 512K) 200 12 OK
AMD Turion 64 ML44 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 12 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT32 (E5 version, L2 Cache 512KB) 200 9 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT34 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 9 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT37 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 (Venice, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK

 


Marketing Name K8N Neo-FSR V2.0 MSI Model MS-7030
PCB Version 1.0 Since BIOS Version 1.x
CPU FSB / HT BUS Ratio Result
Turion 64 (90nm, L2 Cache 512KB/1MB)
AMD Turion 64 ML40 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 11 OK
AMD Turion 64 ML42 (E5 version, L2 Cache 512K) 200 12 OK
AMD Turion 64 ML44 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 12 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT32 (E5 version, L2 Cache 512KB) 200 9 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT34 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 9 OK
AMD Turion 64 MT37 (E5 version, L2 Cache 1MB) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 (Venice, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK

Sales Inquiry

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