3000 Master-A4 (MS-9618)

Overview

CPU

Supports Intel® Pentium® 4 / Pentium® D / Core™ 2 Duo processors in LGA775 package
Supports Intel® Hyper-Threading Technology


Chipset

North Bridge: Intel® 3000
South Bridge: Intel® ICH7R


Main Memory

Supports four unbuffered ECC DIMMs of 1.8 Volt DDR2 DRAM
Supports up to 8GB memory size
Supports Dual-Channel DDR2 533/667 memory interface


Slots

Three 32-bit/33MHz v2.3 PCI slots (support 3.3V/5V PCI bus interface)
One PCI Express x8 slot (this PCIE_2 slot will accept x8 cards, but run at x4 speed / PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
One PCI Express x8 slot (this PCIE_1 slot will accept x8 cards and run at x8 speed / PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)


HDD Interface

• Ultra DMA 66/100 IDE controller integrated in ICH7R
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes
- Can connect up to two Ultra ATA drives

SATA II controller integrated in ICH7R
- Up to 300MB/sec data transfer rate
- Can connect up to four SATA devices
- Supports AHCI controller with SATA RAID 0, SATA RAID RAID 5, SATA RAID 10 and Matrix RAID (ICH7R)




Connectors

1 floppy port supports one FDD with 1.44MB
1 PS/2 keyboard port
1 PS/2 mouse port
1 serial port & 1 serial pinheader
1 VGA port
1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
2 RJ-45 ports (with LEDs)
6 USB ports (4 on the front and 2 on the rear)


Onboard Graphics

XGI Z7 Graphics Controller
Onboard 16MB Video DRAM


Onboard LAN

Intel 82573V/L Gigabit Ethernet Controller
- Uses PCI Express x1 interface on ICH7R
- Supports 10Mb/s, 100Mb/s, and 1000Mb/s


Power Management Features

Wake up on LAN (WOL), wake up on serial ring, wake up on PCI
RTC alarm and wake up
Wake up on keyboard/mouse/USB from S1
Supports ACPI S1, S4, S5 function


System Management

SMBus (I2C)
- Temperature, voltage, and fan monitors
- Chassis intrusion


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 and Mounting


ATX Form Factor: 30.5cm (L) x 24.4cm (W)
9 mounting holes

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.

Specifications

  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.

Awards

BIOS

!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.


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Description First release
Version 1.30
Type Phoenix BIOS Release Date 2010-11-17
Download download File Size 0.5 MB
Note
Description 1. Patch DMI information
2. Adjust the Summary Screen
Version 3.20
Type Phoenix BIOS Release Date 2007-05-30
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note

Driver

XP 32,Win 2000,WinServer 2008 32,WinServer 2008 64,WinServer 2003 64,WinServer 2003 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.


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Intel 3000 chipset Driver
Description Driver version: 8.11.1001
Support Win2000/2003R2 32/64bit
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-05-30
OS Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 3000 chipset Driver
Description Driver version: 8.11.1001
Support Win2000/2003R2 32/64bit
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-05-30
OS WinServer 2003 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 82563/82573V/L LAN Driver
Description Support Intel base 82563/82573V/L chipset. (version 10.4)
This release includes software and drivers for Intel PRO/100,Intel PRO/1000, and Intel PRO/10GbE adapters and integrated network connections.
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-08-15
OS XP 32, Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 82563/82573V/L LAN Driver
Description Support Intel base 82563/82573V/L chipset. (version 10.4)
This release includes software and drivers for Intel PRO/100,Intel PRO/1000, and Intel PRO/10GbE adapters and integrated network connections.
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-08-15
OS WinServer 2003 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 82563/82573V/L LAN Driver
Description Support Intel base 82563/82573V/L chipset. (version 10.4)
This release includes software and drivers for Intel PRO/100,Intel PRO/1000, and Intel PRO/10GbE adapters and integrated network connections.
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-08-15
OS WinServer 2008 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel 82563/82573V/L LAN Driver
Description Support Intel base 82563/82573V/L chipset. (version 10.4)
This release includes software and drivers for Intel PRO/100,Intel PRO/1000, and Intel PRO/10GbE adapters and integrated network connections.
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-08-15
OS WinServer 2008 64
Download download File Size 34.38 MB
Note
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver v5.5.0.1019
Description Driver Version: 5.5.0.1019
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver for Win2000 SP4/Windows2003R2 32bit/64bit
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2007-05-30
OS Win 2000
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver v5.5.0.1019
Description Driver Version: 5.5.0.1019
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver for Win2000 SP4/Windows2003R2 32bit/64bit
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2007-05-30
OS WinServer 2003 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver v5.5.0.1019
Description Driver Version: 5.5.0.1019
Intel (ICH7R) SATA driver for Win2000 SP4/Windows2003R2 32bit/64bit
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2007-05-30
OS WinServer 2003 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
XGI VOLARI-Z7 VGA driver
Description Windows XP version: R1.06.05
Windows Server 2008 version: : R1.11.01
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2008-08-14
OS WinServer 2003 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
XGI VOLARI-Z7 VGA driver
Description Windows XP version: R1.06.05
Windows Server 2008 version: : R1.11.01
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2008-08-14
OS WinServer 2008 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
XGI VOLARI-Z7 VGA driver
Description Windows XP version: R1.06.05
Windows Server 2008 version: : R1.11.01
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2008-08-14
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note

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".


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Version Language File Size Download Release Date
3.0 English 3.56 MB download 2007-08-23

AVL

CPU

Vendor Name Code / Cores / nm / Speed / FSB / Stepping / L2 / Package Product Order Code / sSPEC#
Intel® Core™2 Extreme Processor
Intel Core 2 Extreme Processor QX6700 - 2.66G Kentsfield / 4 / 65nm / 2.66G / 1066 / B3 / 2Mx4 / LGA775 HH80562PH0678M / SL9UL
Intel Core 2 Quad Processor Q6600 - 2.4G Kentsfield / 4 / 65nm / 2.4G / 1066 / B3 / 2Mx4 / LGA775 HH80562PH0568M / QMAQ
Intel® Xeon® Processor
Intel Xeon Processor X3220 - 2.4G Kentsfield / 4 / 65nm / 2.4G / 1066 / B3 / 2Mx4 / LGA775 HH80562QH0568M / SL9UP
Intel Xeon Processor X3210 - 2.13G Kentsfield / 4 / 65nm / 2.13G / 1066 / B3 / 2Mx4 / LGA775 HH80562QH0468M / SL9UQ
Intel Xeon Processor 3070 - 2.66G Conroe / 2 / 65nm / 2.66G / 1066 / B2 / 2Mx2 / LGA775 HH80557KH0674M / SL9U2
Intel Xeon Processor 3050 - 2.13G Conroe / 2 / 65nm / 2.13G / 1066 / B2 / 2M / LGA775 HH80557KH0462M / SL9TY
Intel Xeon Processor 3040 - 1.86G Conroe / 2 / 65nm / 1.86G / 1066 / B2 / 2M / LGA775 HH80557KH0362M / SL9TW
Intel® Core™2 Duo Desktop Processor
Intel Core 2 Duo processor E6420 - 2.16G Conroe / 2 / 65nm / 2.16G / 1066MHz / B2 / 4M / LGA775 QZAL
Intel Core 2 Duo processor E6320 - 1.86G Conroe / 2 / 65nm / 1.86G / 1066MHz / B2 / 4M / LGA775 QZAG
Intel® Pentium® D processor
Intel Pentium D processor 840 - 3.2G Smithfield / 2 / 90nm / 3.2G / 800MHz / A0 / 2M HH80551PG0882MN / SL88R
Intel® Pentium® 4 processor
Intel Pentium 4 Processor 661 - 3.6G CedarMill / 1 / 65nm / 3.6G / 800 / B1 / 2M / LGA775 HH80552PG1042M / SL8WF
Intel Pentium 4 Processor 651 - 3.4G CedarMill / 1 / 65nm / 3.4G / 800 / B1 / 2M / LGA775 HH80552PG0962M / SL8WG
Intel Pentium 4 Processor 670 - 3.8G Prescott / 1 / 90nm / 3.8G / 800 / N0 / 2M / LGA775 JM80547PG1122MM / SL7Z3
Intel® Pentium® 4 processor Extreme Edition
Intel Pentium 4 Processor Extreme Edition 3.73G Prescott / 1 / 90nm / 3.73G / 1066 / N0 / 2M / LGA775 JM80547PH1092MM / SL7Z4

Memory

Vendor Description Capacity Model Name
DDRII 400 Unbuffer ECC
Micron Unbuffer ECC DDR2 1-Rank 256MB MT9HTF3272AY-40E
DDRII 533 Unbuffer ECC
Hynix Unbuffer ECC DDR2 1-Rank 512MB HYMP564U72P8-C4
Infineon Unbuffer ECC DDR2 1-Rank 512MB HYS72T64000HU-3.7-A
Kingston KVR533D2E4/1G 1024MB HY5PS12821BFP-C4
Infineon Unbuffer ECC DDR2 2-Rank 2048MB HYS72T256020HU-3.7A
DDRII 667 Unbuffer ECC
Apacer Unbuffer ECC DDR2 1-Rank 512MB HYMP564U72P8-C4

SATA HDD

Vendor Description Model Name
Seagate 160G 7200RPM 8M ST3160811AS
Hitachi 82.3G S-ATA 7200RPM HDS728080PLA380
Samsung SATA-II HDD 80G 7200RPM 8M HD080HJ
Maxtor 80G 8MB 7200RPM 6V080E0
WD 250G 7200RPM WD2500

ODD

Vendor Description Model Name
Samsung CD-RW/DVD DRIVER TS-H492
Samsung SAMSUNG DVD-ROM SD-616E F500

Floppy

Vendor Description Model Name
Mitsumi 1.44MB FDD D353F3

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