MSI Reminds you :
Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.


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.

- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit


Dual Core Center

• Key components status hardware monitor.
• Monitor the CPU status.
• Optimize System status define.
• Auto speed up with system loading change.


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.


  • Socket
  • CPU (Max Support)
    Core 2 Duo
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
  • Chipset
    VIA® P4M900+VT8237A
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 400/533/667
  • Memory Channel
  • DIMM Slots
  • Max Memory (GB)
  • PCI-Ex16
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen1 (1x16)
  • PCI-Ex1
  • PCI
  • IDE
  • LAN
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
  • Audio ports (Rear)
  • Serial ports (Rear)
  • Parallel ports (Rear)
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
    1 (Optional)
  • VGA
  • VGA Max Share Memory (MB)
  • DirectX
  • Form Factor


The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.



• Supports Socket 775 for Intel® P4 3xx/ 5xx/ 6xx/ Pentium D (805/820/920/925/930), Core 2 Duo processors.
• Supports FSB 1066/800/533MHz.
• Supports 3/4 pin CPU Fan Pin-Header with Fan Speed Control.
• Supports EIST Technology
• Supports Hyper-Threading (HT) Technology
* we recommend to use processors with 95W power consumption.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


VIA® P4M900 Chipset
 - Supports P4 processor FSB 1066/800/533MHz
 - Supports DDR2 667/533/400 memory

VIA® VT8237A Chipset
 - Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 master mode PCI EIDE controller.
 - ACPI & PC2001 compliant enhanced power management.
 - Supports USB 2.0 up to 8 ports.

Main Memory

• Supports two unbuffered 240-pin DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 DRAM
• Supports up to 4GB memory size.
• Supports DDR2 667/533/400 memory interface.


• One PCI Express x 16 slot & one PCI Express x 1 slot.
• Two PCI 2.2 32-bit PCI bus slots (support 3.3V/5V PCI bus interface).

On-Board IDE 

• An IDE controller on the VT8237A chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA 133/100/66/33 operation modes.
- Can connect up to four IDE devices.

• Serial ATA/150 controller integrated in VT8237A.
- Up to 1.5Gb/sec transfer rate.
- Can connect up to 2 Serial ATA drives.


• VIA VT1708 8 channel audio codec.
 - Compliance with Azalia 1.x HD spec.


VIA® VT6307/VT6308P chipset
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, front x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps.


VIA® VT6103L chipset
- Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s.
- Compliance with PCI v2.2
- Supports ACPI Power Management

Internal I/O Connectors

 - ATX 24-Pin power connector
 - 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
 - CPU / Power /System fan connectors
 - CD-in connector
 - Clear CMOS jumper
 - Chassis intrusion switch connector
 - 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 port (optional)
 - 1 x SPDIF-out connector
 - Serial port connector (JCOM2)
 - 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
 - Front panel audio connector
 - Front panel connectors
 - 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
 - 2 x Ultra DMA 133 IDE device connectors
 - 2 x Serial ATA device connectors

MSI Reminds You...
• The floppy disk cable will be optional.

Back Panel I/O Ports

 - 1 x Parallel port
 - 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
 - 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
 - 1 x PS/2 Mouse
 - 1 x Audio I/O (6 in 1)
 - 4 x USB 2.0
 - 1 x IEEE1394 (optional)
 - 1 x RJ45 LAN jack
 - 1 x Graphics Card port


• 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.


• 24.4 cm(L) x 21.0 cm(W) M-ATX Form Factor


• 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.