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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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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.

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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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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.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports 64-bit AMD® Athlon™ 64 & Sempron processor (Socket 754)
• Athlon 64: 2800+, 3000+, 3200+, 3400+, 3700+, Sempron 3100+
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Chipset  

VIA® K8T800 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

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

- ACPI


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

DIMM 1
Single/Double side
64MB~1GB
DIMM 2
Single/Double side
64MB~1GB
Maximum System Memory Supported
64MB~2GB

DIMM 1

DIMM 2

Max. Speed

Single
-
DDR 400
-
Single
DDR 400
Single
Single
DDR 400

Single

Double
DDR 400

Double

Single
DDR 400

Double

Double
DDR 333


Slots

• 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). 


On-Board IDE/SATA


• 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


Audio


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


LAN


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)


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 21.0cm(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.

 

Awards

Editor's Choice - POP Hard
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: POP Hard
Country: China
Editor's Choice - Play Lab
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Play Lab
Country: China
Editor's Choice - PCOLIVE
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PCOLIVE
Country: China
Editor's Choice - Itdoor.net
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Itdoor.net
Country: China
Editor's Choice - ZOL
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: ZOL
Country: China
Best Performance and Price - Beareyes
Date: 2005-00
Title: Best Performance and Price
Review: -
Media: Beareyes
Country: China
PCFAN Magazine - Editor's Choice
Date: 2005-00
Title: PCFAN Magazine
Review: -
Media: Editor's Choice
Country: China
Editor's Choice - PCShow
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PCShow
Country: China

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 Support AMD new revision CPU (E stepping)
Version 5.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-07-15
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note The MSI live Update only support BIOS Version 5.xx. Please update BIOS from 1.10 to 5.00 manually so MSI live Update can support the later BIOS.
Description Support cool & quiet function with Sempron CPU 3000+/3100+/3300+ Rev. D0.
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-02-14
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note The MSI live Update only support BIOS Version 5.xx. Please update BIOS from 1.10 to 5.00 manually so MSI live Update can support the later 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

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.
VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
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VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
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VIA USB2.0 Drivers
Description • For Win98/ME OS only
• Version: 98/me-4.90.3000.10(2.70)
• Fixed S3 issue under WinME

Note: For WinXP, please use Microsoft Windows Update to download driver from Microsoft or aquire the latest service pack
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-02-17
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.92 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0.42 MB
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VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 64
Download download File Size 0.46 MB
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VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0.05 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
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
VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA VT8237(R) SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description VIA SATA RAID driver
1. Extract the file in the RAID folder 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 2006-09-15
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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VIA VT8237(R) SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description VIA SATA RAID driver
1. Extract the file in the RAID folder 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 2006-09-15
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
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
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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
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
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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
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
1.1 Multi-Language 2.96 MB download 2005-12-13

CPU Support

 

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 MT28 (E5 version, L2 Cache 512KB) 200 8 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
Sempron (Palermo, 90nm, L2 Cache 128/256KB)
Sempron 2500+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 7 OK
Sempron 2600+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 8 OK
Sempron 2800+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 8 OK
Sempron 3000+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 9 OK
Sempron 3100+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 9 OK
Sempron 3300+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 10 OK
Sempron 3400+ (E6 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 10 OK
Sempron (Palermo, 90nm, L2 Cache 128/256KB)
Sempron 2600+ (D0 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 8 OK
Sempron 2800+ (D0 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 8 OK
Sempron 3000+ (D0 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 9 OK
Sempron 3100+ (D0 version, L2 Cache 256KB) 200 9 OK
Sempron 3300+ (D0 version, L2 Cache 128KB) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 (Palermo, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 (Venice, 90nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 3000+ (E6 version) 200 10 OK
Sempron (Paris, 130nm, L2 Cache 256KB)
Sempron 3100+ (CG version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 (Newcastle, 130nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 2800+ (CG version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3000+ (CG version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3200+ (CG version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3400+ (CG version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (ClawHammer, 130nm, L2 Cache 1MB)
Athlon 64 3200+ (CG version) 200 10 OK
Athlon 64 3400+ (CG version) 200 11 OK
Athlon 64 3700+ (CG version) 200 12 OK
Athlon 64 (ClawHammer, 130nm, L2 Cache 512KB)
Athlon 64 2800+ (CG version) 200 9 OK
Athlon 64 3000+ (CG version) 200 10 OK

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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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