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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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This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

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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This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

Basic Specifications

Socket AM2
CPU (Max Support) Athlon 64 X2
FSB/BCLK/Hyper Transport Bus 1GHz
Chipset AMD® 690G+SB600
DDR2 Memory DDR2 400/533/667/800
Memory Channel Dual
DIMM Slots 2
Max Memory (GB) 4
PCI-Ex16 1
PCI-E Gen Gen1 (1x16)
PCI-Ex1 1
PCI 2
IDE 1
SATAII 4
RAID 0/1/0+1
LAN 10/100/1000 (Optional)
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 4
Audio ports (Rear) 6
Parallel ports (Rear) 1
1394 ports (Rear) 1 (Optional)
VGA 1
HDMI 1 (Optional)
VGA Max Share Memory (MB) 256
DirectX DX9
Form Factor M-ATX

 

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

 

Detail Specifications

CPU

• AMD® Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64, Athlon FX and Sempron in the Socket AM2 package.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Hyper Transport Bus

• HyperTransport 1.0/2.0 supporting speed up to 1GHz (2000MT/s)

Chipset

AMD® 690G and SB600 Chipset


Main Memory


• Supports Dual DDR2 400/533/667/800
- 2 DDR2 DIMMs (240pin / 1.8V)
- Supports a maximum memory size up to 4GB.


Slots

• 1 PCI Express x16 slot
• 1 PCI Express x1 slot
• 2 PCI slots, support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface.


On-Board IDE


• One IDE port by AMD® SB600
- Supports Ultra DMA 66/100/133 mode
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation mode
- Can connect up to two IDE devices

On-Board SATA

• 4 SATA II ports by AMD® SB600
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 3Gb/s

RAID Function

- SATA II 1~4 supports RAID 0, 1 and 0+1 mode by AMD® SB600

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

• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC888
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec


LAN

• Supports 10/100 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8101E
• Supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8111B


IEEE1394 / FireWire


• Chipset integrated by VIA® VT6308
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-pin power connector
- ATX 4-pin 12V CPU power connector
- CPU / System FAN connectors
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 X CD-in connector
- 1 X SPDIF out connector (optional)
- 1 X SPDIF in connector (optional)
- 1 x TV-out connector (optional)
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 port (optional)
- 3 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 6 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 4 x Serial ATA II connectors
- 1 x ATA133 connector

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


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x HDMI port (optional)
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 mouse
- 1 x IEEE1394 Port (optional)
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x RJ45 LAN jack
- 1 x Graphics Card port


Dimension

• 24.4cm(L) x 21.5cm(W) Micro-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

Recommended - Personal Computer World
Date: 2008-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: Personal Computer World
Country: United States
Performance Award - Techware 2007
Date: 2007-00
Title: Performance Award
Review: -
Media: Techware 2007
Country: Middle East
Best AMD Motherboard 2007 - Computer Shopper
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best AMD Motherboard 2007
Review: -
Media: Computer Shopper
Country: United States
Excellent - PC Tipp
Date: 2007-00
Title: Excellent
Review: -
Media: PC Tipp
Country: Germany
Approved Award - Custom PC
Date: 2007-00
Title: Approved Award
Review: -
Media: Custom PC
Country: United States
Best Buy - Computer Shopper
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: Computer Shopper
Country: United States
Recommended - Bit-tech.net
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Bit-tech.net
Country: United States
Recommended - Turkdonanim.com
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Turkdonanim.com
Country: Turkey
Excellent - CHIP
Date: 2007-00
Title: Excellent
Review: -
Media: CHIP
Country: Germany
Best Buy - CHIP Online
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: >Open
Media: CHIP Online
Country: Germany
Editor's Choice - Windows ME Magazine
Date: 2007-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Windows ME Magazine
Country: Lebanon
Shortlist Award - DriverHeaven.net
Date: 2007-00
Title: Shortlist Award
Review: >Open
Media: DriverHeaven.net
Country: United States
Recommended Award - Quale Computer
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: -
Media: Quale Computer
Country: Jamaica
Silver Award - Hardware.Info
Date: 2007-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: >Open
Media: Hardware.Info
Country: Netherlands Antilles
Bronze Award - Hardware-Test.dk
Date: 2007-00
Title: Bronze Award
Review: >Open
Media: Hardware-Test.dk
Country: Denmark
Recommended Award - Prohardver.hu
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended Award
Review: -
Media: Prohardver.hu
Country: Hungary
Recommended - Noticias 3D
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Noticias 3D
Country: Sri Lanka
Editor's Choice - Popular Computer Week
Date: 2007-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Popular Computer Week
Country: China
Silver Award - HWM
Date: 2007-00
Title: Silver Award
Review: -
Media: HWM
Country: Malawi
Editor's Choice - Micromart
Date: 2007-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Micromart
Country: United States
Good Product - Benchmark.pl
Date: 2007-00
Title: Good Product
Review: -
Media: Benchmark.pl
Country: Portugal
Best Buy - NVISION.pl
Date: 2007-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: NVISION.pl
Country: Portugal
Recoommended - TrustedReviews.com
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recoommended
Review: >Open
Media: TrustedReviews.com
Country: United States
Recommended - Frazpc.pl
Date: 2007-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: Frazpc.pl
Country: Portugal
Bronze Award - Hardwareinfo.nl
Date: 2007-00
Title: Bronze Award
Review: -
Media: Hardwareinfo.nl
Country: Netherlands Antilles

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 Module.
- Update LAN ROM.
- Fixed Smart Fan function cannot work properly after restart system.
Version 1.6
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-02-28
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Update VBIOS version.
- Update SB firmware version.
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-09-07
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU information.
Version 1.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-05-28
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
Version 1.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-05-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Update SATA RAID firmware version.
- Update VGA BIOS version.
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-04-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update VGA BIOS version.
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-03-01
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description New BIOS Release.
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-02-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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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

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98 SE

!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.
ATI System Drivers for RS690/RS740
Description XP/Vista/Win 7: 8.582
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-02-04
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 104.75 MB
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ATI System Drivers for RS690/RS740
Description XP/Vista/Win 7: 8.582
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-02-04
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 161.95 MB
Note
ATI System Drivers for RS690/RS740
Description XP/Vista/Win 7: 8.582
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-02-04
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 236 MB
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Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers
Description Network Driver
Version 7.77.1126.2013
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-03-13
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.86 MB
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Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers
Description
Version 5.818.912.2013
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-10-30
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 5.69 MB
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Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers
Description
Version 6.252.1109.2012
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-05-10
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 5.69 MB
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Realtek High Definition Audio Driver (NonWin8)
Description WinXP Driver Version: 5.10.0.7111
Windows 7/Vista Version: 6.0.1.7111
Version 6.0.1.7111
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2014-01-03
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 220.59 MB
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ATI SB600 RAID Driver
Description ATI SB600 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.
XP/XP64 Ver: 2.500.1540.48
Vista 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.48
Win7 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.17


Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2010-04-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0.17 MB
Note
ATI SB600 RAID Driver
Description ATI SB600 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.
XP/XP64 Ver: 2.500.1540.48
Vista 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.48
Win7 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.17


Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2010-04-16
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.25 MB
Note
ATI SB600 RAID Driver
Description ATI SB600 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.
XP/XP64 Ver: 2.500.1540.48
Vista 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.48
Win7 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.17


Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2010-04-16
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0.17 MB
Note
ATI SB600 RAID Driver
Description ATI SB600 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.
XP/XP64 Ver: 2.500.1540.48
Vista 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.48
Win7 32/64 Ver: 2.5.1540.17


Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2010-04-16
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0.17 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
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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 PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
MSI PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
AMD CPU Tool
Description This tool will provide stable performance for AMD AM2 CPU.
Version 1.3.2.16
Type Utility Release Date 2007-01-09
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 6.27 MB
Note
ATI RAID Tool
Description This is for setting up ATI RAID function.
Version 2.5.1540.4
Type Utility Release Date 2006-11-02
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 32.04 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
1.1 Traditional Chinese 4.7 MB download 2007-05-25
1.1 Simplified Chinese 4.31 MB download 2007-05-21
1.1 English 5.48 MB download 2007-04-13
1.0 Japanese 7.86 MB download 2007-03-14
1.0 Multi-Language 3.3 MB download 2007-03-02
1.0 Multi-Language 0.18 MB download 2006-06-15

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Sales Inquiry

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.

If there is any further request or discussion, welcome to contact us through http://support.msi.com/ and we will reply in soon!