KT3 Ultra2-C

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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Fuzzy logic4

• The most complete overclocking utility based on Windows OS. • System information auto detect. • Optimized CPU automatically or manually. • The 4th generation new feature: adjustable AGP ration and Vcore.
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pc alert4

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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Fuzzy logic4

• The most complete overclocking utility based on Windows OS. • System information auto detect. • Optimized CPU automatically or manually. • The 4th generation new feature: adjustable AGP ration and Vcore.
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pc alert4

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

• Supports Socket A (Socket 462) for AMD® Athlon™ XP/Athlon™/Duron™ processor
• Supports 800MHz up to 1.8GHz (Athlon™ XP 2200+) processor


Chipset  

VIA® KT333 Chipset
 - FSB @200/266 MHz
 - Supports DDR200/266/333 memory
 - AGP 4X and PCI Advanced high performance memory controller

VIA® VT8235 Chipset
 - Integrated Direct Sound AC'97 audio
 - Dual channel Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 master mode EIDE controller
 - ACPI
 - Integrated USB 2.0 controller


FSB

• 100/133 MHz clocks are supported.


Main Memory


• Supports four memory banks using two 184-pin DDR DIMMs.
• Supports up to 2GB PC2700/2100/1600 DDR DRAMs.
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM.
• No support ECC Function.


Slots


• One AGP slot
 - AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) specification compliant
 - Supports AGP 2.0 1x/2x/4x
• Six 32-bit PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface)
• One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the VT8235 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master
  and Ultra DMA133/100/66/33 operation modes.
• Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Audio


• Realtek ALC650 6-channel audio


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
 - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
 - 2 serial ports (COM A + COM B)
 - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
 - 1 IrDA connector for SIR/ASKIR/HPSIR
 - 1 audio/game port
 - 1 SPDIF output (1x3) with housing (Optional)
 - 6 USB 2.0 ports (Rear x 2/ Front 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

• 30.5 cm(L) x 20 cm(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.

 

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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 -Fixed CPU 1000Mhz shown as 1050Mhz
-Fixed CPU 1100Mhz shown as 1133Mhz
-Add "CPU Halt Command Detection" item in BIOS Setup
Version 1.6
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-04-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Update on-board LAN bootrom
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-11-22
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support KT266A chipset
Version 1.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-11-08
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Fixed AMD XP1700+ CPU string incorrect
Version 1.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-09-17
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Support AMD XP2400+ CPU
-Fixed BroadCom Lan card cannot be used
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-08-27
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support both MS-6593 with LAN on-board & without LAN on-board
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-08-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This is AMI BIOS release
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2002-08-01
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

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
Note
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
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VIA USB2.0 Patch (Under WinXP+SP1)
Description • Patch WinXP+SP1 USB2.0 show "Standard Enhance PCI to USB Host Controller" to "VIA USB2.0 Enhance Host Controller".
• Driver version: 5.1.2600.1106
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2002-11-08
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 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
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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
Fuzzy Logic 4
Description • Add version information for Live Update
• AP Version: 4.1.58.0

Version 4.1.58.0
Type Utility Release Date 2005-10-26
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.14 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 Japanese 5.11 MB download 2002-09-19
1.0 Traditional Chinese 4.17 MB download 2002-09-04
1.0 (SB: VT8235) English 4.18 MB download 2002-08-20
1.1 (SB: VT8233A) English 4.2 MB download 2002-08-20

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
KT3 Ultra2-C
Model Name
6593
PCB Version
1
BIOS Version
A6593VMS.160
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Spitfire (0.18u) 100/200MHz FSB
Duron 600
100
6
OK
Duron 650
100
6.5
OK
Duron 700
100
7
OK
Duron 750
100
7.5
OK
Duron 800
100
8
OK
Duron 850
100
8.5
OK
Duron 900
100
9
OK
Duron 950
100
9.5
OK
Duron 1G
100
10
OK
Morgan (0.18u) 100/200MHz FSB
Duron 900
100
9
OK
Duron 950
100
9.5
OK
Duron 1G
100
10
OK
Duron 1.1G
100
11
OK
Duron 1.2G
100
12
OK
Duron 1.3G
100
13
OK
Thunderbird (0.18um) 100(133)/200(266)MHz FSB
Athlon (Thunderbird) 650
100
6.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 700
100
7
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 750
100
7.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 800
100
8
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 850
100
8.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 900
100
9
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 950
100
9.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1G
100
10
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1G
133
7.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.1G
100
11
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.13G
133
8.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
100
12
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
133
9
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.3G
100
13
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.33G
133
10
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
100
14
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
133
10.5
OK
Palomino (0.18u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1500+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1600+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2600+
133
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2700+
166
Auto
OK

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