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NVIDIA SLI

SLI technology allows using multiple Nvidia graphics cards in a single computer system with a motherboard equipped with an nForce SLI MCP. Users need an a motherboard with two PCI-Express 16x graphics slots and two matching GeForce graphics cards which are "SLI Ready". Most NVIDIA's PCI-Express graphics cards starting from the 6600 GPU can enjoy the benefits of SLI.

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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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Dual Core Center

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

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CoreCell 2

CoreCell 2 is composed of 4 features: Speedster(Maximum overclocking),PowerPro (powersaving), LifePro (constant temp control, smart FAN ) and BuzzFree. (noise management)
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DOT Exress

MSI DOT Express provides overclocking function and the best and easiest optimization of the GPU & Memory speed for the maximum performance.

 

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.

 

PCQUEST Best Performance
2008-02
India
4931
Best Buy
2007-05
Germany
4090
Recommended
2007-04
Hungary
4139
Reviewer's Choice
2007-03
Argentina
4070
  • Socket
    775
  • CPU (Max Support)
    Core 2 Quad
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
    533/800/1066/1333
  • Chipset
    NVIDIA® nForce 650i SLI+430i
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 533/667/800
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    8
  • PCI-Ex16
    2
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen1 (1x16, 1x8)
  • PCI-Ex1
    1
  • PCI
    3
  • IDE
    2
  • SATAII
    4
  • RAID
    0/1/0+1/5/JBOD
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    5+Optical SPDIF
  • Parallel ports (Rear)
    1
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
    1
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • SLI
    Y

 

  1. 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. 2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 


CPU 

• Supports Socket 775 for Intel® Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, P4, P4EE, Pentium D, Pentium XE processors.
• Supports FSB 1333/1066/800/533MHz. (FSB 1333MHz is ready for new Core 2 processors)
• Supports EIST technology.
• Supports Intel® Hyper-Threading technology.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

MSI Reminds you...
1. NVIDIA nForce Series boards DO NOT support Windows® 98/ME
2. For the best performance and commitment of convenience, please use memories listed in MSI approved memory module vendor list (Please check memory test report), which provides the easiest, up-to-date memory configurations.


Chipset

NVIDIA® nForce 650i SLI (C55) Chipset

NVIDIA® nForce 430i (MCP51) Chipset


Main Memory


• Supports dual channel DDR2 533/667/800, using four 240-pin/1.8V DDR2 DIMMs.
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 8GB


Slots   

• Two PCI Express x16 slots (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
- these two slots can support SLI technology with PCIE x8 mode.
- the second PCI Express x 16 slot (PCI_E4) is a special design that supports PCI Express x 8 mode only.
- the second PCI Express x 16 slot (PCI_E4) only supports to install graphics card in SLI mode.
• One PCI Express x1 slot (support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Three 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface)


On-Board IDE 


• An IDE controller on the NVIDIA® nForce430i chipset provides IDE
  HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices.


On-Board SATA 
 

• nForce 430i supports 4 SATA II ports (SATA 1 to 4).
- Transfer rate is up to 3Gb/s.

NV RAID
• Supports up to 4 SATA Hard drives
- RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 or JBOD is supported
- Supports up to 4 drives for RAID function.

MSI Reminds You...
• The RAID setup floppy disk is optional depending on the districts. You can download the files from the website to make the setup disk.


Audio 

• Chip integrated by Realtek® ALC888
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 spec.


LAN 

- Supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Realtek® RTL8211BL


IEEE1394 / FireWire


VIA® VT 6308P chipset
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / Systemx3 FAN connectors
- 1 x MSI D-Bracket 2 Connector
- CD-in connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 4 x serial ATA connectors
- 1 x serial port connector
- SPDIF-out connector for HDMI
- 2 x ATA133 HD connectors
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- Clear CMOS button

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


Back Panel I/O Ports 

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Optical SPDIF out
- 1 x 5 in 1 Audio jack
- 1 x IEEE1394 port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack


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

• 30.5cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 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.

 

  1. 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. 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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