K9N SLI Platinum




MSI Reminds you :
Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.


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NVIDIA SLI

SLI technology allows using multiple Nvidia graphics cards in a single computer system with a motherboard equipped with an nForce SLI MCP. Users need an a motherboard with two PCI-Express 16x graphics slots and two matching GeForce graphics cards which are "SLI Ready". Most NVIDIA's PCI-Express graphics cards starting from the 6600 GPU can enjoy the benefits of SLI.

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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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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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DOT Exress

MSI DOT Express provides overclocking function and the best and easiest optimization of the GPU & Memory speed for the maximum performance.
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Dual CoreCell

• The ASIC enhances signal transmission quality and system performance. • Integrates and optimizes multiple internal circuits. • Reduces the signal noise dramatically. • Delivers perfect and precise data transmission.

 

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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  • Socket
    AM2
  • CPU (Max Support)
    Athlon 64 X2
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
    1GHz
  • Chipset
    NVIDIA® nForce 570 SLI MCP
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 533/667/800
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    8
  • PCI-Ex16
    2
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen1 (1x16, 1x8)
  • PCI-Ex1
    2
  • PCI
    3
  • IDE
    1
  • SATAII
    6
  • RAID
    0/1/0+1/5
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*2
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6+Coaxial SPDIF
  • Serial ports (Rear)
    1
  • Parallel ports (Rear)
    1
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
    1
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • SLI
    Y

 

  1. 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. 2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 


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

• NVIDIA® nForce 570 SLI MCP Chipset


Main Memory


• Supports Dual DDR II 533/667/800
- 4 DDRII DIMMs (240pin / 1.8V)
- Supports a maximum memory size up to 8GB.

Overclocking memory module supported list
Brand
Model
Size(Per DIMM) Memory Frequency CL Trcd Trp Tras CMD Timing Memory Voltage SuperPI 32M memtest 86 1.65 3D Mark06
Corsair TWIN2X2048-6400C4 1024MB 800 MHz
4
4
4
12
2T
2.1
pass
30 loops
pass
Corsair TWIN2X1024-8500 512MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
Corsair TWIN2X2048-8500C5 1024MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
Cruial BL2KIT12864AA804 1024MB 800 MHz
4
4
4
12
2T
2.1
pass
30 loops
pass
Cruial BL2KIT6464AA1005 512MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
Cruial BL2KIT12864AA1005 1024MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
Kingston KHX8000D2/1G 1024MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
OCZ OCZ2P10002G 1024MB 1000 MHz
5
5
5
15
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
Patriot PDC21G8000+XBLK 512MB 1000 MHz
4
4
4
12
2T
2.2
pass
30 loops
pass
*DDR2 1000MHz must achieve via overclocking, and the method please refer to the
Tech. express
*The recommended list uses two memory modules for testing.
*The BIOS version of the motherboard is 1.20

 


Slots

• 2 PCI Express x16 slots


SLI mode Primary PCI-E x16 slot is compatible with PCI Express x 8, Secondary PCI-E x16 slot is compatible with PCI Express x 8
Non-SLI mode Primary PCI-E x16 slot is compatible with PCI Express x16, Secondary PCI-E x16 slot is compatible with PCI Express x8

• 2 PCI Express x1 slots
• 3 PCI slots, support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface, includes one orange slot which supports 2 master for MSI special PCI function card (ex. wireless LAN and bluetooth combo card.).


On-Board IDE


• One IDE port by NVIDIA® nForce 570 SLI
- Supports Ultra DMA 66/100/133 mode
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation mode
- Can connect up to two IDE devices

On-Board SATA

• 6 SATA II ports by NVIDIA® nForce 570 SLI
- Supports storage and data transfers at up to 3Gb/s

RAID Function

- SATA II 1~6 supports RAID 0/ 1/ 0+1 or RAID 5 mode by NVIDIA® nForce 570

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® ALC883
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec


LAN

• Dual LAN jacks
- Supports Dual LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Vitesse VSC8601


IEEE1394 / FireWire


• Chipset integrated by VIA® VT6307
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-pin power connector
- ATX 4-pin 12V CPU power connector
- ATX 4-pin VGA power connector
- CPU / System / NB FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS button
- IrDA infrared module header
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- D-Bracket2 connector
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 ports
- 3 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 6 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 6 x Serial ATA II connectors
- 1 x ATA133 HD connectors

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


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 mouse
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF out
- 1 x IEEE1394 Port
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack (S/SPDIF out)
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 2 x RJ45 LAN jack


Dimension

• 30.5cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 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.

 

  1. 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. 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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