MS-6368

Overview

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Detail Specifications

CPU

Support Socket 370 for Intel® Pentium® III/Celeron™
   Processor or VIA® C3 Processor
Supports 333MHz~1GHz
For PCB 5.0 only
  - Supports Intel Celeron II (Coppermine FCPGA) 1.1GHz
  - Intel PIIIEB (Coppermine, FCPGA, FSB 133) 1.13GHz
  - Intel PIII (Tualatin, FCPGA2, FSB 100) 1.2GHz
  - Intel Celeron(Tualatin,FCPGA2, FSB 100) 1.2GHz
  - VIA® C3 Processor 500~750MHz and higher
  Note: This version does not support PPGA Celeron CPU.


Chipset

VIA® VT8601A Chipset
  - FSB @133MHz
  - Integrated Trident Blade 2D/3D video accelerator
  - PCI advanced high erformance memory controller
  - Support PC 100/133 DRAM, VCM & EDRAM technology

VIA® VT82C686A/686B Chipset
  - Enhanced Power Management Features
  - Integrated Super I/O(FDC, LPT, COM 1/2 and IR)
  - Dual bus Master IDE Ultra DMA 33/66 (686B supports up to Ultra DMA 100)
  - Integrated Hardware Soundblaster
  - Direct Sound AC'97 Audio
  - ACPI


FSB

Supports 66/100/133MHz FSB


Main Memory

Supports four memory banks using two 168-pin unbuffered DIMM.
Supports a maximum memory size of 1GB (32M x 8).
Supports 3.3v DRAM DIMM.


Slots


One AMR (Audio Modem Riser) slot (for PCB 1.0 only)
One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot (for PCB 2.0 only)
Three 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots
One ISA slot (for PCB 1.0 only)
  - Support 3.3V/5V PCI bus Interface


On-Board IDE


An IDE controller on the VIA® VT82C686A/686B chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with
  PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA 33/66 operation modes(686B can support up to Ultra DMA100)
Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Audio

Audio controller integrated in 686A/686B chipset
  - Software audio codec ALC100
  - Onboard Front Audio Pin Header



Video


Chipset integrated Trident Blade 2D/3D video accelerator


Network
 

 Realtek 8139C 
  - Realtek 8139C LAN on Board
  - Supports WOL (Wake on LAN) and Remote Wake-up Function
  - 10/100Mbps Auto-sensing Operation


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
  - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes.
  - 1+1 Serial ports (COM 1 + COM 2) (Only Version 1.0 supports COM2)
  - 1 Parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
  - 4 USB ports (2 rear connectors and 1 USB front pin header-2 ports)
  - 1 IrDA connector for SIR/CIR/FIR/ASKIR/HPSIR
  - 1 Audio/Game port
  - 1 VGA port


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

24.3 cm(L) x 20.5 cm(W) MicroATX Form Factor


Mounting

6 mounting holes.


Product Accessories
 
 
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• 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

Editor's Choice - PC Station
Date: 2002-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PC Station
Country: Hong Kong

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 system will occur audio noise when play VCD under WinNT 4.0
Version 6.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-07-11
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note for PCB 5.X only
Description Fixed system cannot used NEC D4565821G5-A75-9JF 128MB VCM Memory
Version 6.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-04-07
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note for PCB 5.X only.
Description Fixed system cannot used C101 synchronization PCI card
Version 5.9
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-12-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 5.X only
Description Support boot from USB storage device
Version 5.8
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-08-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 5.X only
Description -Update CPU microcode
-Fixed system can't boot from SCSI HDD when boot sequence set to 1st=>CDROM, 2nd=>SCSI, 3rd and boot from other device are disable.
Version 5.7
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-07-23
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note for PCB 5.X only
Description -Update Intel PIII CPU string from Intel Celeron™ to Intel Celeron®.
-Fixed sometimes system dont have "Onboard Lan Boot Rom" message

Version 5.6
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-05-27
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 5.X only
Description MS-6368 AMI BIOS first time release

Version 3.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2001-04-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This BIOS is only for PCB VER:2.1
click here

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 NT,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
Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA AC97 PCI Sound Drivers
Description • Fix VT1616 Smart5.1ch Audio Deck Win98 issue
• Driver version: 6.14.01.4150D
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2003-07-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA AC97 PCI Sound Drivers
Description • Fix VT1616 Smart5.1ch Audio Deck Win98 issue
• Driver version: 6.14.01.4150D
Version
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2003-07-16
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KLE133/PLE133 VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass
• Driver version:
- WinXP 6.13.10.3124
- Win2K 5.13.01.3124
- Win9X/ME 4.13.01.3124

Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2003-03-18
OS Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KLE133/PLE133 VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass
• Driver version:
- WinXP 6.13.10.3124
- Win2K 5.13.01.3124
- Win9X/ME 4.13.01.3124

Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2003-03-18
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KLE133/PLE133 VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass
• Driver version:
- WinXP 6.13.10.3124
- Win2K 5.13.01.3124
- Win9X/ME 4.13.01.3124

Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2003-03-18
OS Win NT
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KLE133/PLE133 VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass
• Driver version:
- WinXP 6.13.10.3124
- Win2K 5.13.01.3124
- Win9X/ME 4.13.01.3124

Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2003-03-18
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note

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
5.0 Simplified Chinese 5.03 MB download 2002-12-16
1.0 English 0.84 MB download 2002-05-30
2.0 English 0.99 MB download 2002-05-30
5.0 English 1.05 MB download 2002-05-30
6.0 English 1.87 MB download 2002-05-30

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
Ms-6368
Model Name
6368
PCB Version
1/2.0/2.1/5.0
BIOS Version
W6368VMS.150 (1/2.0)
W6368VMS.370 (2.1)
W6368VMS.550 (5.0)
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Celeron 300A (PPGA)
66
4.5
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 333 (PPGA)
66
5
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 366 (PPGA)
66
5.5
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 400 (PPGA)
66
6
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 433 (PPGA)
66
6.5
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 466 (PPGA)
66
7
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 500 (PPGA)
66
7.5
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
Celeron 533 (PPGA)
66
8
OK (PCB Ver.1/2.0/2.1 only)
 
Celeron 600
66
9
OK
Celeron 633
66
9.5
OK
Celeron 667
66
10
OK
Celeron 700
66
10.5
OK
Celeron 733
66
11
OK
Celeron 766
66
11.5
OK
 
Celeron(Coppermine) 800
100
8
OK
Celeron(Coppermine) 850
100
8.5
OK
Celeron(Coppermine) 900
100
9
OK
Celeron(Coppermine) 950
100
9.5
OK
Celeron(Coppermine) 1G
100
10
OK
Celeron(Coppermine) 1.1G
100
11
OK
 
Celeron (Tualatin) 1AG
100
10
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
Celeron (Tualatin) 1.1AG
100
11
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
Celeron (Tualatin) 1.2G
100
12
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
Celeron (Tualatin) 1.3G
100
13
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
 
PIII (Coppermine) 500E
100
5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 550E
100
5.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 600E
100
6
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 600EB
133
4.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 650
100
6.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 667
133
5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 700
100
7
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 733
133
5.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 750
100
7.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 800EB
133
6
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 850
100
8.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 866
133
6.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 933
133
7
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 1G
100
10
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 1.1G
100
11
OK (PCB Ver.2.1/5 only)
PIII (Coppermine) 1.13G
133
8.5
OK (PCB Ver.2.1/5 only)
 
PIII (Tualatin) 1.13AG
133
8.5
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
PIII (Tualatin) 1.2G
133
9
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)
PIII (Tualatin) 1.26G
133
9.5
OK (PCB Ver.5 only)

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