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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.

Detail Specifications


CPU 

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

FSB

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

Chipset  

NVIDIA® GeForce 6150 and nForce 430 Chipset


Main Memory


• Supports Dual DDR II 533/667/800
- 4 DDRII 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 


• Two IDE port by NVIDIA® nForce 430
- Supports Ultra DMA 66/100/133 mode
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation mode
- Can connect up to four IDE devices

On-Board SATA 

• Four SATA II ports by NVIDIA® nForce 430
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 300 MB/s

RAID Function

- SATA II 1~4 supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and RAID 5 mode.


Audio

• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC883
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec


LAN 

• Supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Vitesse VSC8601


IEEE1394


• 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 / NB FAN connectors
 - CD-in connector
 - Serial port header
 - IrDA infrared module header
 - 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
 - 4 x SATA II connectors
 - 2 x ATA133 HD connectors
 - 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
 - 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 ports (optional)
 - SPDIF-Out/ SPDIF-In connector
 - Audio-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 Parallel
 - 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
 - 1 x PS/2 Mouse
 - 1 x VGA port
 - 1 x DVI-D port
 - 1 x IEEE1394 port
 - 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
 - 4 x USB 2.0
 - 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack


Dimension

• 24.5cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) Micro-ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 8 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

Quality-Price Award - PC Plus
Date: 2006-00
Title: Quality-Price Award
Review: -
Media: PC Plus
Country: Sri Lanka
Highly Comended
 - Micro Mart
Date: 2006-00
Title: Highly Comended
Review: -
Media: Micro Mart
Country: United States

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.
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2008-04-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Update LAN boot ROM version.
Version 1.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-10-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Fixed the PS2 mouse cannot work after resume from S3.
Version 1.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-05-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2007-01-26
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.
NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 + nForce 430/410 System Drivers
Description This Win2K/XP driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet Driver MCP51 (v50.23) "WHQL"
• SMBus Driver (v4.52) "WHQL"
• Installer (v4.93)
• Win2K IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K RAIDTool Application (v6.63)
• WinXP IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP RAIDTOOL Application (v6.63)


This WinXP 64-bit driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet NRM driver version 50.23 (WHQL)
• SMBus driver version 4.52 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
• Installer version 4.93
• WinXP IDE SATARAID driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP IDE SATA_IDE driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP RAIDTOOL application version 6.63

Vista 32/64 Ver: 12.0.0.49974
Ethernet Driver (v65.55) WHQL
SMBus Driver (v4.60) WHQL
Installer (v5.40)
IDE SataRAID Driver (v9.31) WHQL
IDE SataIDE Driver (v9.31) WHQL
RAIDTOOL Application (v9.31)
SMU (v1.23) WHQL
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-08-17
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 22.92 MB
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NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 + nForce 430/410 System Drivers
Description This Win2K/XP driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet Driver MCP51 (v50.23) "WHQL"
• SMBus Driver (v4.52) "WHQL"
• Installer (v4.93)
• Win2K IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K RAIDTool Application (v6.63)
• WinXP IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP RAIDTOOL Application (v6.63)


This WinXP 64-bit driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet NRM driver version 50.23 (WHQL)
• SMBus driver version 4.52 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
• Installer version 4.93
• WinXP IDE SATARAID driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP IDE SATA_IDE driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP RAIDTOOL application version 6.63

Vista 32/64 Ver: 12.0.0.49974
Ethernet Driver (v65.55) WHQL
SMBus Driver (v4.60) WHQL
Installer (v5.40)
IDE SataRAID Driver (v9.31) WHQL
IDE SataIDE Driver (v9.31) WHQL
RAIDTOOL Application (v9.31)
SMU (v1.23) WHQL
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-08-17
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 + nForce 430/410 System Drivers
Description This Win2K/XP driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet Driver MCP51 (v50.23) "WHQL"
• SMBus Driver (v4.52) "WHQL"
• Installer (v4.93)
• Win2K IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• Win2K RAIDTool Application (v6.63)
• WinXP IDE SataRAID Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP IDE SataIDE Driver (v6.66) "WHQL"
• WinXP RAIDTOOL Application (v6.63)


This WinXP 64-bit driver package contains the below components:
• Ethernet NRM driver version 50.23 (WHQL)
• SMBus driver version 4.52 (WHQL) with updated uninstaller files
• Installer version 4.93
• WinXP IDE SATARAID driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP IDE SATA_IDE driver version 6.66 (WHQL)
• WinXP RAIDTOOL application version 6.63

Vista 32/64 Ver: 12.0.0.49974
Ethernet Driver (v65.55) WHQL
SMBus Driver (v4.60) WHQL
Installer (v5.40)
IDE SataRAID Driver (v9.31) WHQL
IDE SataIDE Driver (v9.31) WHQL
RAIDTOOL Application (v9.31)
SMU (v1.23) WHQL
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-08-17
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 34.03 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 SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia 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.

Note: This Vista version driver doesn't support Vista SP1.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-09-15
OS Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia 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.

Note: This Vista version driver doesn't support Vista SP1.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-09-15
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
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nVidia SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia 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.

Note: This Vista version driver doesn't support Vista SP1.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-09-15
OS Vista 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia 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.

Note: This Vista version driver doesn't support Vista SP1.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-09-15
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
nVidia SATA RAID Driver (For floppy driver)
Description nVidia 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.

Note: This Vista version driver doesn't support Vista SP1.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-09-15
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
NVIDIA® GeForce 6100/6150 VGA Drivers
Description • NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 Graphics Controller Driver.
• Driver version: 82.05
• Supports Win XP/2000/2003
• Vista 32/64 ver: 9.1.0.429
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2006-05-18
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
NVIDIA® GeForce 6100/6150 VGA Drivers
Description • NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 Graphics Controller Driver.
• Driver version: 82.05
• Supports Win XP/2000/2003
• Vista 32/64 ver: 9.1.0.429
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2006-05-18
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
NVIDIA® GeForce 6100/6150 VGA Drivers
Description • NVIDIA GeForce 6100/6150 Graphics Controller Driver.
• Driver version: 82.05
• Supports Win XP/2000/2003
• Vista 32/64 ver: 9.1.0.429
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2006-05-18
OS Vista 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD AMDAway Driver
Description This INF file removes the unresolved hardware detection (YELLOW BANG! associated with devices that do not have the proper driver installed) only.
Ver. 1.0.1.0

If you are using a non-English OS, please enter "setup.exe /el" in command line from your download directory to install this program.

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-07-04
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD AMDAway Driver
Description This INF file removes the unresolved hardware detection (YELLOW BANG! associated with devices that do not have the proper driver installed) only.
Ver. 1.0.1.0

If you are using a non-English OS, please enter "setup.exe /el" in command line from your download directory to install this program.

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-07-04
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD AMDAway Driver
Description This INF file removes the unresolved hardware detection (YELLOW BANG! associated with devices that do not have the proper driver installed) only.
Ver. 1.0.1.0

If you are using a non-English OS, please enter "setup.exe /el" in command line from your download directory to install this program.

Version
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2006-07-04
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

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
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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
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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
1.0 English 8.94 MB download 2006-11-02
1.0 Japanese 17.65 MB download 2006-07-19
1.0 Multi-Language 2.23 MB download 2006-06-22
1.0 Traditional Chinese 11.23 MB download 2006-06-21

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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!