X79A-GD45 Plus

Overview

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Military Class III


MSI motherboards maintains the commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components! In addition to the use of Hi-c CAP, SFC, and Solid CAP, MSI now incorporates DrMOS II, the next-generation DrMOS that provides an integrated Double Thermal Protection to maximize the lifespan of components. All Military Class III components have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.
 

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World's 1st UEFI and software graphical user interface

MSI Click BIOS II provides a consistent user interface both in the UEFI BIOS and in Windows, it provides the most convenient way for users to control system settings and supports touchscreen control.

Benefits
- Graphical User Interface, with touchscreen support
- Simply click or touch and move to change settings
- Full system control, including overclocking, security and information

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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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APS (Active Phase Switching)

Active Phase Switching, APS, technology is an intelligent design that helps to save energy on MSI’s motherboards. The underlying idea is to switch off the power supply as soon as no electricity is needed, and when the system needs more resources again, APS will automatically adjust electricity supply accordingly. APS will automatically detect your processor’s loading at any given time and save energy accordingly. This is only possible by means of a very advanced power controlling technology. Other than software-based solutions, APS technology stands out from MSI's own research. The specially developed IC chip can operate automatically depending on the demands of the power supply, which is to reduce the total power usage. 
 

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AMD CrossFire

AMD CrossFire is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominatig power, AMD CrossFire technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFire technology allows you to expand your system's graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system's graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon™ HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFire gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.

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World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 motherboard brand

With ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.

Benefits:
- 2X bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards

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Sound Blaster Cinema

Hear your enemies perfectly, even on an ear-drum shattering battlefield. Thanks to Sound Blaster Cinema, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones. Your most important gaming sound effects are reproduced crystal clear allowing you to focus on your game even during extremely long gaming sessions. Powered by the SBX Pro Studio technologies, Sound Blaster Cinema enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments, making your ears a decisive tool on the battlefield.


 
 
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Lossless 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio

Onboard PC audio gets better! MSI is the first to implement the most high-end HD Audio codecs available. Don’t be fooled by other inferior audio solutions onboard (sometimes you can’t even find the driver!) Only MSI offers the Loss-less 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio function with an incredible 109 SNR dB value to provide the most clear & vivid HD audio quality and support 7.1 channels surround sound playback with a 2-channel independent stereo output (multiple streaming) through the front panel 3.5 inch phone jack.




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Super Charger

Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected.  The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

Note: Only front red USB ports support charger function after system off

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USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

Features
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

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SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.

Features
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

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3TB+ Infinity

3TB+ Infinity is not only breaking through the limit of traditional BIOS, but also enhancing the utilization of hard drives efficiently. In addition to supporting the latest 3TB hard drives, MSI 3TB+ Infinity technology can use the 3TB hard drive as boot disk when installing a 64-bit operating system. Compared to competitors, MSI 3TB+ Infinity is an industry-leading technology which substantially presents an advantage of development and application in the future.

Features
- All the latest 3TB hard drivers on the market can be supported
- Make the 3TB hard drive as boot disk when installing a 64-bit operating system

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Instant OC

• Instant MB info monitor
• Intelligently auto set clock/voltage of CPU and memory
• Smart Mode: 4 instant OC modes

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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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M-Flash

Compared to common motherboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

Features
- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process

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USB Safeguard

USB Safeguard can prevent motherboards and USB devices from being damaged by short-circuit and ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) with Anti-ESD chips built-into the motherboards. Additionally, the safeguard can protect against such dangers multiple times, and greatly improves product lifespan.

Features
- All MSI motherboards use USB Safeguard’s anti-ESD chip for thorough protection against ESD damage
- USB Safeguard is protected against a short circuit and/or ESD without the need for a fuse. It also supports stand-by power supply

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Winki 3

Winki 3 is a free Linux-based O/S which is based on the Linux core. With an ultra-fast  booting speed and a multi-language interface, the built-in Winki 3 provides an easy-to-use internet environment that includes the most popular functions such as internet surfing, web mail, instant messaging, picture browsing, and more. It's the most practical way to be online in the shortest time.

Features
- User friendly & totally free applications
- Power on to run applications in 25 seconds
- Multi-language interface support

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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Military Class III


MSI motherboards maintains the commitment to product stability and reliability by introducing Military Class III components! In addition to the use of Hi-c CAP, SFC, and Solid CAP, MSI now incorporates DrMOS II, the next-generation DrMOS that provides an integrated Double Thermal Protection to maximize the lifespan of components. All Military Class III components have passed MIL-STD-810G certification, making MSI's Military Class III components synonymous with premium quality and ultimate stability.
 

featurePic

World's 1st UEFI and software graphical user interface

MSI Click BIOS II provides a consistent user interface both in the UEFI BIOS and in Windows, it provides the most convenient way for users to control system settings and supports touchscreen control.

Benefits
- Graphical User Interface, with touchscreen support
- Simply click or touch and move to change settings
- Full system control, including overclocking, security and information

featurePic

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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APS (Active Phase Switching)

Active Phase Switching, APS, technology is an intelligent design that helps to save energy on MSI’s motherboards. The underlying idea is to switch off the power supply as soon as no electricity is needed, and when the system needs more resources again, APS will automatically adjust electricity supply accordingly. APS will automatically detect your processor’s loading at any given time and save energy accordingly. This is only possible by means of a very advanced power controlling technology. Other than software-based solutions, APS technology stands out from MSI's own research. The specially developed IC chip can operate automatically depending on the demands of the power supply, which is to reduce the total power usage. 
 

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AMD CrossFire

AMD CrossFire is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominatig power, AMD CrossFire technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFire technology allows you to expand your system's graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system's graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon™ HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFire gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.

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World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 motherboard brand

With ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.

Benefits:
- 2X bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards

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Sound Blaster Cinema

Hear your enemies perfectly, even on an ear-drum shattering battlefield. Thanks to Sound Blaster Cinema, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones. Your most important gaming sound effects are reproduced crystal clear allowing you to focus on your game even during extremely long gaming sessions. Powered by the SBX Pro Studio technologies, Sound Blaster Cinema enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments, making your ears a decisive tool on the battlefield.


 
 
featurePic

Lossless 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio

Onboard PC audio gets better! MSI is the first to implement the most high-end HD Audio codecs available. Don’t be fooled by other inferior audio solutions onboard (sometimes you can’t even find the driver!) Only MSI offers the Loss-less 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio function with an incredible 109 SNR dB value to provide the most clear & vivid HD audio quality and support 7.1 channels surround sound playback with a 2-channel independent stereo output (multiple streaming) through the front panel 3.5 inch phone jack.




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Super Charger

Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected.  The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

Note: Only front red USB ports support charger function after system off

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USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

Features
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

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SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.

Features
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

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3TB+ Infinity

3TB+ Infinity is not only breaking through the limit of traditional BIOS, but also enhancing the utilization of hard drives efficiently. In addition to supporting the latest 3TB hard drives, MSI 3TB+ Infinity technology can use the 3TB hard drive as boot disk when installing a 64-bit operating system. Compared to competitors, MSI 3TB+ Infinity is an industry-leading technology which substantially presents an advantage of development and application in the future.

Features
- All the latest 3TB hard drivers on the market can be supported
- Make the 3TB hard drive as boot disk when installing a 64-bit operating system

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Instant OC

• Instant MB info monitor
• Intelligently auto set clock/voltage of CPU and memory
• Smart Mode: 4 instant OC modes

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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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M-Flash

Compared to common motherboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

Features
- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process

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USB Safeguard

USB Safeguard can prevent motherboards and USB devices from being damaged by short-circuit and ESD (Electro-Static Discharge) with Anti-ESD chips built-into the motherboards. Additionally, the safeguard can protect against such dangers multiple times, and greatly improves product lifespan.

Features
- All MSI motherboards use USB Safeguard’s anti-ESD chip for thorough protection against ESD damage
- USB Safeguard is protected against a short circuit and/or ESD without the need for a fuse. It also supports stand-by power supply

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Winki 3

Winki 3 is a free Linux-based O/S which is based on the Linux core. With an ultra-fast  booting speed and a multi-language interface, the built-in Winki 3 provides an easy-to-use internet environment that includes the most popular functions such as internet surfing, web mail, instant messaging, picture browsing, and more. It's the most practical way to be online in the shortest time.

Features
- User friendly & totally free applications
- Power on to run applications in 25 seconds
- Multi-language interface support

Basic Specifications

Socket 2011
CPU (Max Support) i7
FSB/BCLK/Hyper Transport Bus 100MHz
Chipset Intel® X79
DDR3 Memory DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800*/2133*/2400*(*OC)
Memory Channel Quad
DIMM Slots 8
Max Memory (GB) 128
PCI-Ex16 5
PCI-E Gen Gen3 (16, 16, 8), Gen2 (1, 1)
PCI-Ex1 1
SATAIII 2
SATAII 4
RAID 0/1/5/10
TPM (header) 1
LAN 10/100/1000*1
USB 3.0 ports (Rear) 2
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 6
Audio ports (Rear) 6+Coaxial / Optical SPDIF
Form Factor ATX
DrMOS Y
SLI Y
3-way SLI Y
CrossFire Y

 

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

 

Detail Specifications

CPU 

Supports Intel® Socket 2011 Core™ i7 Processors
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.
 

Chipset

• Intel® X79 Chipset
 

Main Memory

• Supports eight unbuffered DIMM of 1.5 Volt DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800*/2133*/2400* (*OC) DRAM, 128GB Max
- Supports Quad channel mode, two DIMMs per channel

* The maximum 128 GB of system memory can be reached while using 16 GB (or above) memory modules. We will update the memory test report on the website when the new memory modules are available on the market.
* Due to the limitation of 32-bit Windows operating system, when more than 4 GB memory installed, the actual size can be used will be less than that.
 

Slots

• 3 PCI Express gen3 x16 slots
- PCI_E1 & PCI_E4 support up to PCIE 3.0 x16 speed
- PCI_E6 supports up to PCIE 3.0 x 8 speed
• 2 PCI Express gen2 x16 slots
- PCI_E2 & PCI_E5 support up to PCIE 2.0 x1 speed
• 1 PCI Express 2.0 x1 slot
 


On-Board SATA

SATAII controller integrated in Intel® X79 chipset
- Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
- Supports four SATAII ports (SATA3~6) by X79

SATAIII controller integrated in Intel® X79 chipset
- Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed.
- Supports two SATAIII ports (SATA1~2) by X79

RAID
- SATA1~2 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1) by Intel X79
- SATA3~6 ports support Intel Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI / RAID 0/1/5/10) by Intel X79
 


USB 3.0

• 1 USB 3.0 onboard connector by NEC® D720202
• 2 USB 3.0 rear I/O ports by NEC® D720202
 


Audio 

• Chipset integrated by Realtek® ALC892
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
- Meet Microsoft Vista Premium spec
 


LAN 

• Supports LAN 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Intel 82579.
 


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 8-pin ATX 12V power connector 
- CPU x 1 / System x 4 FAN connectors
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 1 x chasis intrusion connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector
- 4 x Serial ATAII connectors
- 2 x Serial ATAIII connectors
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x TPM Module connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x Power button
- 1 x OC Genie button
- 1 x Multi BIOS switch
- 1 x Voice Genie connector
- 1 x MultiConnect Panel connector
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard port
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF-out port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF-out port
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack
 


BIOS

• The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your mainboard specifications.
 


Dimension

• 30.5cm(L) x 24.4cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 mounting holes.
 

 

 

 

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

 

Awards

Multi-test Best Value Award - HWM Philippines
Date: 2014-00
Title: Multi-test Best Value Award
Review: -
Media: HWM Philippines
Country: Philippines
Recommended Silver - DOS/V POWER REPORT
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended Silver
Review: -
Media: DOS/V POWER REPORT
Country: Japan
Best Value - Vmodtech
Date: 2013-00
Title: Best Value
Review: -
Media: Vmodtech
Country: Thailand
Good Performance - Vmodtech
Date: 2013-00
Title: Good Performance
Review: -
Media: Vmodtech
Country: Thailand
Recommended - Tecnogaming
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: Tecnogaming
Country: Argentina
Optimal price/opportunity - PlayUA.net
Date: 2013-00
Title: Optimal price/opportunity
Review: >Open
Media: PlayUA.net
Country: Ukraine

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 microcode.
- Improved VGA compatibility.
- Improved Memory compatibility.
Version 17.8
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2014-02-13
Download download File Size 5.3 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Add more DMI information.
- Improved audio problem when using IVY-Bridge CPU.
Version 17.7
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-12-21
Download download File Size 5.3 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Improved memory compatibility.
Version 17.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-09-10
Download download File Size 5.3 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Improved memory compatibility.
Version 17.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-08-28
Download download File Size 5.3 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description
- Update IVB-E Micro code.
- Update M-Flash module.
- Update GOP driver.
- Update memory module.
Version 17.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-07-18
Download download File Size 5.27 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update M-Flash module.
- Enhanced PCI-E display card performance.
Version 17.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-04-03
Download download File Size 5.07 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Enhance system performance.
Version 17.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-02-21
Download download File Size 5.07 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description New BIOS Release
Version 17.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-01-22
Download download File Size 5.07 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

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32

!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.
Intel Management Engine Driver
Description
Version 8.1.40.1416
Type Driver Release Date 2013-09-13
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 51.51 MB
Note For Intel ME8.1 system
Intel Chipset Driver.
Description
Version 9.3.2.1015
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 4.7 MB
Note
Renesas USB3.0 Driver (3.xx)
Description
Version 3.0.23.0
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2013-10-18
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 10.09 MB
Note
TPM Device Driver
Description Intel Trusted Platform chipset driver
XP: 2.01.0001.00
Version 2.01.0001.00
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2012-11-14
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 0.06 MB
Note
Intel Network Drivers
Description
Version 18.3.62.0
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-10-22
OS XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 172.83 MB
Note
Intel Network Drivers
Description
Version 18.3.62.0
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-10-18
OS Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 172.83 MB
Note
Intel Network Drivers
Description
Version 18.5.54.0
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-10-18
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 76.66 MB
Note
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Description WinXP Driver Version: 5.10.0.7111
Windows 8.1/8/7/Vista Version: 6.0.1.7111

Version 6.0.1.7111
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2014-01-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 220.59 MB
Note
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for X79 Series
Description
Version 12.8.0.1016
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 16.8 MB
Note
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for X79 Series
Description
Version 3.8.0.1108
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 24.16 MB
Note
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for X79 Series
Description Intel Rapid Storage Technology for SATA RAID and AHCI mode.
Version 11.6.0.1030
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-03-25
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 12.07 MB
Note For Intel RST driver 11.6 version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Floppy Driver (F6)
Description Intel Rapid Storage Technology for SATA RAID and AHCI mode.
Version 3.5.0.1092
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-03-22
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 2.37 MB
Note For Intel RST driver 3.5 version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for X79 Series
Description Intel Rapid Storage Technology for SATA RAID and AHCI mode.
Version 3.5.0.1092
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-03-22
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 26.6 MB
Note For Intel RST driver 3.5 version
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Floppy Driver (F6)
Description Intel Rapid Storage Technology for SATA RAID and AHCI mode.
Version 11.6.0.1030
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2013-03-22
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 0.64 MB
Note For Intel RST driver 11.6 version
Intel Management Engine Driver
Description
Version 9.5.15.1730
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 56.19 MB
Note For Intel ME FW 8.1.40 system

Utility

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32,Vista 64,Vista 32,XP 64,XP 32

!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.
Command Center
Description The utility for msi products to overclock & greenpower.
Version 1.0.0.59
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 23.34 MB
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Super Charger (W8)
Description The utility for msi products to charge Apple iPad/iPhone series.
Version 1.2.025
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 3.15 MB
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Live Update 5
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 Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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Fast Boot
Description Boot faster for MSI products
Version 1.0.1.1
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 1.32 MB
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CLICK BIOS II
Description An application for users to control the BIOS settings in O/S.
Version 1.0.123
Type Utility Release Date 2013-11-27
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 19.92 MB
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Sound Blaster Cinema
Description
Version 1.00.05
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 30.7 MB
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OTP Service
Description OTP Service
Version 1.0.004
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-21
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 3.3 MB
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Video Genie
Description An utility for visual quality enhancing software for windows screen display
Version 1.0.0.12
Type Utility Release Date 2012-10-30
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32, XP 64, XP 32
Download download File Size 2.18 MB
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Easy Viewer
Description A full 3D image browser that supports NVIDIA 3D vision.
Version 1.3.0.9
Type Utility Release Date 2011-11-18
OS Win7 64, Win7 32, Vista 64, Vista 32
Download download File Size 40.81 MB
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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 Multi-Language 17.79 MB download 2013-02-20
3.0 Multi-Language 20.98 MB download 2013-02-20
3.0 English 7.47 MB download 2013-02-20

Quick Guide

\"!\"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.


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
1.5 English 5.85 MB download 2012-03-09

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