MS-6378

Overview

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Detail Specifications

CPU

Support Socket A for AMD® Athlon™ / Duron™ Processors 
Supports 600 ~ 1.3GHz (PCB Ver1.x & 2.x)
Supports Athlon™ XP 1500+ ~ 2000+MHz Processors (PCB Ver2.x only)


Chipset

VIA® KLE133 Chipset
- FSB @ 100 / 133 (200/266)MHz
- Integrated Trident Blade 2D/3D video accelerator
- PCI advanced high performance 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 AC97 Audio
- ACPI


FSB

Support 100/133MHz(200/266MHz Internal System Bus)


Main Memory

Supports four memory banks using two 168-pin unbuffered DIMM.
Supports a maximum memory size of 1GB (256MB DRAM technology).
Supports 3.3v DRAM DIMM.
• NO support ECC Function.


Slots


One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot
Three 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots
  - Support 3.3V/5V PCI bus Interface
One ISA bus slot (optional)


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 DMA 100)
• Can connect up to four IDE devices


Audio

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

Video

• Integrated Trident Blade 2D / 3D Video Acclerator


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
  - 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes.
  - 1 Serial ports (COM A) + 1 VGA port
  - 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/ASKIR/HPSIR.
  - 1 Audio/Game 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 21.5 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

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.


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Description - Add CPUID=662 L2=64K Duron CPU Support.
(CPUID=662 is Palomino series).
Version 3.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-11-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This BIOS is only for MS-6378 PCB ver.3
Description Add RPL bootrom function
Version 3.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-04-01
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This BIOS is only for MS-6378 PCB ver.3
Description Fixed some system unstable when using green color Athlon XP CPU
Version 3.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-01-16
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This BIOS is only for MS-6378 PCB ver.3
Description -Support AMD XP2400+ & 2600+ CPU
-Fixed Num Lock LED still ON after PC power off
-Support boot from USB device
-Update VGA BIOS
Version 3.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-10-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This BIOS is only for MS-6378 PCB ver. 3
Description Support Maxtor 160GB HDD (4G160J8)
Version 3.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-06-18
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note Note: This BIOS is only for MS-6378 PCB ver. 3
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.


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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 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
ADMTEK LAN Drivers
Description ADMTEK LAN Driver
Please check first the PCB version in your board before downloading the driver
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2002-04-17
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 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

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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
2.0 English 0.99 MB download 2002-05-30
1.0 English 1.01 MB download 2002-05-30
3.1 English 2.51 MB download 2002-05-30
1.0 Traditional Chinese 6.96 MB download 2002-05-29

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
MS-6378
Model Name
6378
PCB Version  
1/2/3
BIOS Version
W6378VMS.180
W6378VMS.190
W6378VMS.322
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
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Duron 1.2G
100
12
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Duron 1.3G
100
13
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
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
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.1G
100
11
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.13G
133
8.5
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
100
12
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
133
9
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.3G
100
13
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.33G
133
10
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
100
14
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
133
10.5
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Palomino (0.18u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1500+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 1600+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 2/3 only)
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)
AthlonXP 2600+
133
Auto
(PCB Ver. 3 only)

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