KT6V-SR/ LSR

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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Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
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Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.

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

featurePic

Core Cell

Core Cell is MSI's new catch phrase and it has a number of features, including; decreasing overall system noise, power saving functions, prolonging the life of system components, and even overclocking, apparently.
featurePic

Core Center

The all-in-one hardware console is an advanced combination of the popular PC alert and Fuzzy logic applications. It offers powerful functions such as hardware monitor, system alert, and instinctive overclocking UI.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports Socket A (Socket 462) for AMD® Athlon™ XP/Athlon™/Duron™/Sempron™ processor
• Supports to Athlon™ XP 3200+ processor or higher speed
• Supports 200/266/333/400MHz FSB
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

Memory Speed/CPU FSB Support Matrix

FSB\Memory clock
DDR266
DDR333
DDR400
100MHz
YES
NO
NO
133MHz
YES
YES
YES
166MHz
YES
YES
YES
200MHz
YES
YES
YES


Chipset  

VIA® KT600 Chipset
 - FSB @200/266/333/400MHz
 - Supports DDR200/266/333/400 memory
 - AGP 8X and PCI advanced high performance memory controller.

VIA® VT8237 Chipset
 - Ultra DMA 66/100/133 master mode EIDE controller.
 - Intergrated dual channel native Serial ATA/RAID controller supplying 150MB/s supporting for RAID 0 and RAID 1
 - ACPI & PC2001 compliant enhanced power management.
 - Supports 8 USB 2.0 ports


Main Memory


• Supports two 184-pin DDR DIMMs
• Supports up to 2GB DDR200/266/333/400 DRAMs
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM


Slots


• One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) slot.
 - Supports AGP 4x/8x.
 - Supports AGP 3.0
• Five 32-bit PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface).


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the VT8237 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and
  Ultra DMA 133/100/66 operation modes.
 - Can connect up to four Ultra ATA drives.

• Serial ATA/150 controller integrated in VT8237.
 - Up to 150MB/sec transfer speeds.
 - Can connect up to two Serial ATA drives.
 - Supports RAID 0 or RAID 1.


Audio


6 channels software audio codec Realtek ALC655
 - Compliance with AC97 v2.2 Spec.
 - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


VIA 8237 integrated MAC + Realtek 8201BL PHY
 - Supports 10/100Mbps auto-negotiation operation
 - Supports ACPI power management


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
 - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
 - 1 serial port
 - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
 - 3 audio ports in vertical
 - 1 RCA SPDIF-Out
 - 1 D-Bracket 2 pinheader
 - 1 RJ-45 LAN Jack (Optional)


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

• 29.5 cm(L) x 20.5 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.

 

Awards

Gold Award - HWM
Date: 2004-00
Title: Gold Award
Review: -
Media: HWM
Country: Trinidad and Tobago

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 - Support Barton CPU 3000+ & 3200+.
- Support Sempron CPU 3000+.
- Update VIA RAID BIOS to ver. 4.31
Version 2.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-10-21
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support Sempron CPU.
- Fix RTC function cannot work properly under Windows 98/ME.
- Fix LEXMARK P707 printer cannot work in Windows with BIOS legacy enabled.
Version 1.9
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-08-30
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support AMD 3200+ FSB 166MHz CPU
Version 1.7
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-07-01
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - System can't boot by PXE server.
- System can't recognize ZIP100/ZIP750.
Version 1.6
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-05-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Improve HDDs compatibility issue.
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-03-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Removed the "MEMORY TIMING" setting from the BIOS. System will have no display when user change the "MEMORY TIMING" option in the BIOS, from NORMAL to FAST or ULTRA. The selection in the BIOS is for over-clocking only. But some memories can't be over-clocked and caused the compatibility issue.

** We strongly recommend all end users to update the BIOS to the version 1.3. **
Version 1.30
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2004-01-15
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Fixed VIA LAN disappears after system hibernate
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-11-06
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 2003-10-15
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
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 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
Note
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
Note
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
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.92 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0.42 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 64
Download download File Size 0.46 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0.05 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 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
Note
VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA PIDE/SATA RAID Drivers & Utility
Description Win XP/2K Ver: 5.1.2600.540
Win 98/Me Ver: 2.0.950.540
Win Vista Ver: 5.11a
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2008-04-30
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 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 Multi-Language 0.18 MB download 2006-06-15
2.0 Simplified Chinese 0.6 MB download 2004-09-01
Quick Guide Multi-Language 3.28 MB download 2004-07-22
1.0 Polish 13.4 MB download 2004-03-11
1.1 English 5.03 MB download 2004-02-09
1.0 Japanese 5.38 MB download 2004-01-09
1.0 Traditional Chinese 3.88 MB download 2003-11-19

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
KT6V
Model Name
7021
PCB Version
100
BIOS Version
A7021VMS.190
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Morgan (0.18u) 100/200MHz FSB
Duron 1.1G
100
11
OK
Duron 1.2G
100
12
OK
Duron 1.3G
100
13
OK
Applebred (0.13um) 133/266MHz FSB
Duron 1400
133
10.5
OK
Duron 1600
133
12
OK
Duron 1800
133
13.5
OK
Thunderbird (0.18um) 100(133)/200(266)MHz FSB
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
Thorton (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Barton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2500+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2800+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 3000+
166
Auto
OK
Barton (0.13u) 200/400MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 3000+
200
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 3200+
200
Auto
OK
AMD Sempron CPU
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
Sempron 2200+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2300+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2400+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2500+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2800+
166
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
Sempron 3000+
166
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
Sempron 2200+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2800+
166
Auto
OK

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