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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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Dual Core Center

• Key components status hardware monitor.
• Monitor the CPU status.
• Optimize System status define.
• Auto speed up with system loading change.

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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Dual Core Center

• Key components status hardware monitor.
• Monitor the CPU status.
• Optimize System status define.
• Auto speed up with system loading change.

Basic Specifications

Socket AM2+/AM2(Optional)
CPU (Max Support) Phenom/Athlon 64X2(Optional)
FSB/BCLK/Hyper Transport Bus Up to 1000MT/s
Chipset NVIDIA® MCP61 (6150SE)
DDR2 Memory DDR2 533/667/800
Memory Channel Dual
DIMM Slots 2
Max Memory (GB) 8
PCI-Ex16 1
PCI-E Gen Gen1 (1x16)
PCI-Ex1 1
PCI 2
IDE 1
SATAII 2
RAID 0/1
LAN 10/100/1000*1(Optional)
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 4
Audio ports (Rear) 6
Serial ports (Rear) 1
Parallel ports (Rear) 1
1394 ports (Rear) 1(Optional)
VGA 1
VGA Max Share Memory (MB) 128
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

• Support socket AM2 for AMD® Athlon 64/Athlon 64X2 CPU / AM2+ for AMD® Phenom CPU. (95W only)
Support socket AM3 CPU. (65W only)
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Hyper Transport Bus

• HyperTransport 3.0 supporting speed up to 1000MT/s
- AM2 CPU supports HyperTransport 1.0/2.0 (Optional)

Chipset

NVIDIA® MCP61 (P/S/V) (6150SE)


Main Memory


• Supports Dual Channel DDR2 533/667/800
- 2 DDR2 DIMMs (240pin / 1.8V)
- Supports a maximum memory size up to 8GB.


Slots

• One PCI Express x16 slot.
• One PCI Express x1 slot.
• Two PCI slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface).


On-Board IDE


• One IDE port by NVIDIA® MCP61 (P/S/V)
- Supports Ultra DMA 66/100/133 mode
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation mode
- Can connect up to two IDE devices

On-Board SATA

• Two SATA II ports by NVIDIA® MCP61 (P/S/V)
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 3Gb/s

RAID Function

- SATA II 1~2 supports RAID 0, 1 mode by NVIDIA®MCP61 (P/S/V)

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® ALC861/883/888
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec


LAN

• Supports 10/100 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8201CL
• Supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8211BL-GR


IEEE1394 / FireWire


• Chipset integrated by VIA® VT6308P
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 2 x SATA II connectors
- 1 x ATA133 connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 ports (Optional)
- SPDIF-Out connector
- Front panel connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- Clear CMOS Jumper

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


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard


- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x Serial port
- 1 x VGA port
- 1 x IEEE1394 port (Optional)
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack


Dimension

• 24.4cm(L) x 20.5cm(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.

 

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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 AGESA code.
Version 9.9
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-12-23
Download download File Size 0.59 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU AGESA code.
Version 9.8
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-10-26
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU AGESA code.
- Update LAN ROM
Version 9.7
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-09-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Turn off USB power after shut down.
- Update CPU AGESA Code for AMD SDX140HBK13GQ.
- Update AGESA CODE to label:8.00.12_CPU-AGESAv3_13.55.
- Add 3 beep when didn't detect memory.
Version 9.6
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-08-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU module.
Version 9.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-04-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU module.
Version 9.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-02-17
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU module.
- Add "password check" function in the BIOS.
- Fixed BIOS report incorrect CPU temperature.
Version 9.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2009-01-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
Version 9.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-09-05
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Fixed system fail in DTM test.
Version 9.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-06-11
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description New BIOS Release.
Version 9.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-05-14
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 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.
NVIDIA MCP61 Chipset/VGA Drivers
Description Ver: 15.56
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-12-03
OS Win7 32, Vista 32
Download download File Size 193.11 MB
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NVIDIA MCP61 Chipset/VGA Drivers
Description Ver: 15.56
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-12-03
OS Win7 64, Vista 64
Download download File Size 228.45 MB
Note
NVIDIA MCP61 Chipset/VGA Drivers
Description Ver: 15.56
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-12-03
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 158.96 MB
Note
NVIDIA MCP61 Chipset/VGA Drivers
Description Ver: 15.56
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2010-12-03
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 184.07 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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nVidia MCP61 SATA RAID / AHCI Driver (For floppy driver)
Description NVIDIA MCP61 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 2009-01-16
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia MCP61 SATA RAID / AHCI Driver (For floppy driver)
Description NVIDIA MCP61 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 2009-01-16
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia MCP61 SATA RAID / AHCI Driver (For floppy driver)
Description NVIDIA MCP61 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 2009-01-16
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
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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
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

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,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 Dual Core Center
Description • Key components status hardware monitor
• Monitor the CPU status
• D.O.T. Technology up to 12% improvement
• Optimize System status define
• Adjustable & monitor with "Dual CoreCenter" on windows system
• Auto speed up with system loading change
• 5 environment mode and 3 user define mode
• Combine with VGA CoreCell 3D, totally called "Dual CoreCell"
• If you are using an ATI graphic card, you must install ver. 8.41 driver and its additional applications to make Dual CoreCenter works normally. It is better to use recommended installation while installing an ATI VGA driver.
Version 2.0.6.8
Type Utility Release Date 2010-06-29
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 10.49 MB
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MSI Dual Core Center
Description • Key components status hardware monitor
• Monitor the CPU status
• D.O.T. Technology up to 12% improvement
• Optimize System status define
• Adjustable & monitor with "Dual CoreCenter" on windows system
• Auto speed up with system loading change
• 5 environment mode and 3 user define mode
• Combine with VGA CoreCell 3D, totally called "Dual CoreCell"
• If you are using an ATI graphic card, you must install ver. 8.41 driver and its additional applications to make Dual CoreCenter works normally. It is better to use recommended installation while installing an ATI VGA driver.
Version 2.0.6.8
Type Utility Release Date 2010-06-29
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 10.49 MB
Note
MSI Dual Core Center
Description • Key components status hardware monitor
• Monitor the CPU status
• D.O.T. Technology up to 12% improvement
• Optimize System status define
• Adjustable & monitor with "Dual CoreCenter" on windows system
• Auto speed up with system loading change
• 5 environment mode and 3 user define mode
• Combine with VGA CoreCell 3D, totally called "Dual CoreCell"
• If you are using an ATI graphic card, you must install ver. 8.41 driver and its additional applications to make Dual CoreCenter works normally. It is better to use recommended installation while installing an ATI VGA driver.
Version 2.0.6.8
Type Utility Release Date 2010-06-29
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 10.49 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
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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
1.2 Multi-Language 10.13 MB download 2008-05-09

Test Report

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