RS480M2

Overview

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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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DIGI Cell

This program is a kind of control center for the motherboard. DigiCell has its own tools for monitoring network connections. And it has an integrated Power On Agent utility that can start up and shut down the computer according to a schedule.
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This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

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.

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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

featurePic

DIGI Cell

This program is a kind of control center for the motherboard. DigiCell has its own tools for monitoring network connections. And it has an integrated Power On Agent utility that can start up and shut down the computer according to a schedule.
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pc alert4

This useful software detects system temperature, the status of voltage, fans and all other key components onboard. If any problem occurs, it will alert the user to correct the problem, reducing the risk of system damage.

Detail Specifications

CPU

• Supports Socket Supports 64-bit AMD® Opteron™, Athlon™ 64 X2 Dual Core, Athlon™ 64 FX, Athlon™ 64 processor (Socket 939)
• Supports up to 3500+, 3800+ Athlon 64 FX 53, or higher CPU


Chipset  

ATI® Radeon XPRESS 200 Chipset
- HyperTransport™ connection to AMD K8 Athlon64 processor
- 8 or 16 bit control/address/data transfer both directions
- 1GHz "Double Data Rate" operation both direction
- Supports one PCI-E x16 slot
- Graphic integrated

ATI® SB400 Chipset
- Supports dual channel native SATA controller up to 150MB/s with RAID 0 or RAID 1
- Integrated Hardware Sound Blaster/Direct Sound AC97 audio
- Ultra DMA 66/100/133 master mode PCI EIDE controller
- ACPI enhanced power management
- Supports USB2.0 up to 8 ports



Main Memory


• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 2.5V DDR DRAM.
• Supports up to 4GB memory size without ECC.
• Supports Dual channel DDR333/400MHz.

MSI Certified Memory Modules List


Slots

• One PCI Express x 16 slot. (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Three 32-bit v2.2 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


On-Board IDE / SATA


• An IDE controller on the ATI® SB400 chipset provides IDE HDD/CDROM with PIO, Bus
  Master and Ultra DMA 66/100/133 operation modes
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices

• Serial ATA/150 controller integrated by ATI® SB400
- Up ot 150MB/s transfer rate
- Can connect up to 4 serial ATA devices
- Supports RAID 0 or RAID 1

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


6 channels software audio codec RealTek ALC658
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


Realtek® 8100C
- Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s auto-negotiation operation.
- Compliant with PCI v2.2.
- Supports ACPI Power Management.


IEEE1394


VIA® 6307
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System FAN connectors
- CD / AUX audio in
- Front panel audio connector
- Serial port header (COM1)
- IEEE 1394 connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- Front panel connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 4 x serial ATA connectors
- 2 x ATA133 HD connectors


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
- 1 x SPDIF-Out
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x IEEE1394
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
- 1 x VGA Prot
- 1 x S-Video port
- 1 x Composite TV-Out

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


BIOS

• 4Mb Award BIOS with PnP, ACPI, SMBIOS 2.3, Green and Boot Block.
• PC2001 compliant provides DMI2.0, WfM2.0, WOL, WOR, chassis intrusion, and SMBus forsystem management.


Dimension

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

Mounting

• 8 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.

 

Awards

Zero1 Award 2005 - Digit
Date: 2005-00
Title: Zero1 Award 2005
Review: -
Media: Digit
Country: India
Editor's Choice - Modern Computer
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Modern Computer
Country: China
Editor's Choice - PL Computer
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PL Computer
Country: Russia
Editor's Choice - Enter
Date: 2005-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: Enter
Country: Portugal
Test Winner
 - PC WORLD
Date: 2005-00
Title: Test Winner
Review: -
Media: PC WORLD
Country: Hungary
Best Buy
 - Datatid
Date: 2005-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: Datatid
Country: Denmark
Technology
 - PC Press
Date: 2005-00
Title: Technology
Review: -
Media: PC Press
Country: Balkan
GHz 4 Star Award
 - GigaHz
Date: 2005-00
Title: GHz 4 Star Award
Review: -
Media: GigaHz
Country: United States
Best Buy
 - Svethardware.cz
Date: 2005-00
Title: Best Buy
Review: -
Media: Svethardware.cz
Country: Czech Republic
BEST VALUE
 - Darkhardware
Date: 2005-00
Title: BEST VALUE
Review: -
Media: Darkhardware
Country: Turkey

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 - Update CPU ID.
- Support RX1300Pro VGA card.
- Support Winbond W39V040BPZ Flash ROM.
Version 3.9
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2006-02-13
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support Cool and Quiet function.
- Support AMD Dual Core CPU.
- Update CPU ID.
Version 3.8
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-07-29
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Update CPU ID.
Version 3.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-07-01
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Support AMD K8 reversion E stepping CPU.
Version 3.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-05-13
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Strengthen memory compatibility
Version 3.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-03-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID.
- Support "Fan Speed control" function.
Version 3.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2005-02-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description 1. This is Award BIOS release
2. New BIOS Release
Version 3.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-12-22
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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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 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.
AMD Chipset Driver 8.10
Description For AMD Mainboards
Version 8.10
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2011-09-26
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 10.66 MB
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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
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
ATI SATA RAID Driver (For floppy install)
Description ATI SATA RAID driver
1. Extract the file and Copy all files to the floppy.
2. Press F6 to install driver through the floppy when booting and loading RAID function.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-02-14
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Utility

Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win Me,Win 95

!Special Note:

The Utilities 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.
Live Update 5 (NonWin8)
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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MSI PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
MSI PC Alert 4
Description The utility is just like your PC doctor that can detect the following PC hardware status during real time operation:
• monitor CPU & system temperatures
• monitor fan speed(s)
• monitor system voltage
• monitor chassis intrusion
Version 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
MSI DigiCell
Description MSI Motherboard/Audio/Communication/MegaStick integrated utility

Version 1.25.00.00
Type Utility Release Date 2007-03-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 13.2 MB
Note
MSI DigiCell
Description MSI Motherboard/Audio/Communication/MegaStick integrated utility

Version 1.25.00.00
Type Utility Release Date 2007-03-16
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 13.2 MB
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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
1.6 English 6.52 MB download 2005-04-29
1.5 French 2.1 MB download 2005-04-12
1.0 Traditional Chinese 4.68 MB download 2005-02-18
1.0 Japanese 13.44 MB download 2005-01-21

Test Report

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