MS-6390

Overview

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  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.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports Socket A for AMD® Athlon™/Athlon™ XP/Duron™ processor
• Supports 1GHz to 2200+ and higher processor


Chipset  

VIA® ProSavageDDR™ KM266 Chipset
- FSB @200/266MHz
- Integrated ProSavage8™ 2D/3D Graphic Controller
- AGP 4x and high bandwidth V-link host controller
- Advanced memory controller supports PC200/266 DDR

VIA® VT8233A/8235 Chipset
- High bandwidth V-link client controller
- Direct sound ready AC97 digital audio controller
- Ultra DMA 33/66/100 master mode EIDE controller
- Supports both ACPI and legacy APM power management
- USB 2.0 Integrated for VT8235 option


FSB

• 100/133MHz (200/266MHz) clocks are supported.


Main Memory


• Supports four memory banks using two 184-pin DDR DIMMs
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 2GB
• Supports 2.5V DDR DRAM DIMM
• NO support ECC Function.


Slots


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


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the VT8235/8233A chipset provides IDE HDD/CDROM with PIO, Bus
  Master and Ultra MA33/66/100 operation modes
• Can connect up to four IDE devices


Audio


Front Audio supported
South Chipset integrated
- Direct Sound AC97 Audio

Video

Integrated ProSavage8™ 2D/3D Graphic Controller


Network


• onboard Realtek 8101L (Optional, For MS-6390-L only)
- RJ45 connector

 
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 (COM A)
- 1 VGA port
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
- 4 USB ports (2 Rear Connectors/1 USB Front Pin Header -- 2 ports)
Note: All USB ports are compatible with USB2.0 spec when 8235 chipset is integrated on the board.
- 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

24.5 cm(L) x 21.6 cm(W) MicroATX Form Factor

Mounting

6 mounting holes.


Special Functions

• Modem pin out
- Reserve 2 x 6 pin out
- Must use proprietary PCI Modem card with PCTEL solution
- Must work with LAN chip


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

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 Duron Applebred FSB133 CPU
Version 2.6
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-09-29
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 2.0 Only
Description Add warning message when installing wrong front USB cable
Version 1.8
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-09-03
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Update VIA VT6103 Lan Boot Rom to v2.22
-Fixed Keyboard LED still ON after windows shutdown
Version 2.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-07-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 2.0 Only
Description -Fixed system sometimes will occur black screen while entering WinXP

Version 1.7
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-04-30
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Update VGA BIOS
Version 2.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-04-03
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 2.0 Only
Description Fixed system cannot boot from Iomega USB 20GB HDD
Version 1.6
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-03-20
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Add HDD Smart item in the BIOS setup
-Add CPU disconnect item in the BIOS setup
-Add Full Screen Logo Show item in the BIOS setup
Version 2.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-03-20
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 2.0 Only
Description -Fixed system hang if there is no disk in USB Zip drive
-Fixed USB2.0 device will change to USB1.1 after resume from S4 under WinXP
-Fixed chassis intrusion function not working
Version 2.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-01-22
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For PCB 2.0 Only
Description Update VGA BIOS version to v78.61.00.05
Version 1.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-10-28
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support boot from USB storage device
Version 1.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-08-21
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Fixed Athlon XP 1700+ misdisplay issue
-Fixed system can't installed onboard VGA driver under WinXP when PCI VGA installed and init display first set to PCI slot.
Version 1.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-07-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Fixed CPU temperature wrong detection
-Fixed 160GB HDD cannot boot from primary channel when IDE_DMA_TRANSFER is enabled
Version 1.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-04-12
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Support Maxtor 160GB HDD (4G160J8)
-Add "Full Screen Logo Show" item in BIOS setup and set default as disabled
-Add "Onboard Lan Boot ROM" item in BIOS setup and set default as disabled. Auto hidden "Onboard Lan Boot Rom" item if onboard Lan chip dont exist
Version 1.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-03-26
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This is Award BIOS first time release
Version 1.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2002-02-26
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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
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® KM266 & P4M266A VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass.
• Driver Version:
Win XP / 2000: 6.14.01.0004
Win ME / 98: 4.14.10.0010


Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2004-12-11
OS Win NT
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KM266 & P4M266A VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass.
• Driver Version:
Win XP / 2000: 6.14.01.0004
Win ME / 98: 4.14.10.0010


Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2004-12-11
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA® KM266 & P4M266A VGA Drivers
Description • WHQL Pass.
• Driver Version:
Win XP / 2000: 6.14.01.0004
Win ME / 98: 4.14.10.0010


Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2004-12-11
OS XP 32, Win 2000
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
3.0 English 3.68 MB download 2004-03-22
2.0 English 3.98 MB download 2002-10-08
1.0 English 3.4 MB download 2002-05-30

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
MS-6390
Model Name
6390
PCB Version  
1.0/2.0
BIOS Version
W6390VMS.150
W6390VMS.210
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
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

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