K8D Master-F Series

Overview

CPU

Supports dual Socket 940 for AMD® Opteron DP™ processors  (SledgeHammer DP)
Supports Opteron DP ™ 1400MHz and up
Supports Opteron EE/HE series CPU

Chipset

AMD® 8131™ Chipset
AMD® 8111™ Chipset

Main Memory

144-bit DDR at 200, 266, 333MHz
• Supports 6 DIMMs, registered ECC DDR DIMMs memory
• Supports a maximum of 12 GB of memory


Slots


3 PCI-X slot 64-bit 66/100MHz slots
2 PCI 32-bit/33MHz slots
1 mini PCI slot (optional, for K8D Master-FT only)


On-Board IDE


An IDE controller on the AMD® 8111 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
   Bus Master and Ultra DMA 133 operation modes.
Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Network


Broadcom BCM5704C Gigabit LAN controllers
 - Provides 1000, 100 and 10MB/s data rates, 64-bit/100MHz PCI-X bus
 - Supports dual Ports


Video


ATI Rage® XL video controller
 - Built-in DVD decoding
 - Provides integrated TMDS transmitter support for digital Flat Panel (DFP) monitors
 - Onboard 8MB Video DRAM


Power Management Features


Wake up on LAN (WOL), USB, PCI, Mouse
RTC alarm
Supports ACPI S1, S2, S4 and S5 functions


System Management

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


BIOS

4Mb Flash EEPROM
PCI 2.2 compliant, VPD, and DMI
• PnP 1.0A, SMBIOS 2.3, ACPI 1.0A, 2.0
• Supports PXE boot protocol
APM 1.2, WOL
PC2001 system design compliant


Onboard I/O

- 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, 1.44MB, and 2.88MB.
- 1 PS/2 keyboard port.
- 1 PS/2 mouse port.
- 2 serial ports (COM1 serial port + COM2 serial header).
- 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode.
- 2 RJ-45 ports (with LEDs).
- 4 USB ports (two on front and two on rear).
- 1 VGA port.


Dimension

SSI EEB 3.0 Form Factor: 30.5 x 33 cm

Mounting

• 21 mounting holes (SSI standard)

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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PC alert3

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.
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iConsole

iConsole is a complete server management suite to fulfill IT specialist's needs. By integrating software and hardware, iConsole provide a wide array of management tools to meet today's IT Challenge. It automates server maintenance process and decreases time-consuming tasks. iConsole also monitors crucial hardware components and system resources and alerts you of problems to prevent potential risks of service discontinuity. With iConsole, you business could do so much more with less resource and focus on value-adding activities.
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MSI server

• Hardware Monitoring: The most cost-effective deployment of system management that utilizes the least amount of human resource to review hardware status. • Secure Mode: An Effective Method for Server Security. • Chassis Control: Allows the System Administrator to perform Cold Boot, Shutdown, reset (reboot) functions.

Specifications

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

Awards

Reference Award - TecChannel.de
Date: 2004-00
Title: Reference Award
Review: -
Media: TecChannel.de
Country: Germany
Editor's Choice - PC Weekly
Date: 2003-00
Title: Editor's Choice
Review: -
Media: PC Weekly
Country: Hong Kong

BIOS

!Attention:

How to flash BIOS, please click here.

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 9.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description 1. This is AMI BIOS, third formal release. 2003/11/28. version 1.2


2. Added Feature:
(a)Add support for all series of AMD Opteron(up to 248)
(b)Updated AMD memory reference


3. Problem Solved
(a) Fixed the issue that SuSe-Linux 64Bit BOOT with USB-CDROM will hang.
(b) Fixed the LSI-22915 U160 SCSI card will hang on POST.
(c) WakeUp from S1 fail if pressed KBD/moved Mouse during it entering StandBy.
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-12-11
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Description 1. Add Adaptec 2120S Support.
2. Fix Wake on Lan failed on S1 state.

Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2003-07-04
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Driver

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 9.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
AMD K8 Series Chipset Driver
Description Version:2.0
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2005-01-24
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD 8131 IO APIC Driver
Description • AMD 8131 IO APIC Driver
• Multi-language version
• Supported OS: Win2000/XP/2003
• Version: 1.8.0.6
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
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AMD 8131 System Management Controller driver
Description • AMD 8131 System Management Controller driver
• Multi-language version
• Supported OS: Win2000/XP
• Version:1.8.1B

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD 8111 EIDE Driver
Description • AMD 8111 EIDE Driver
• Supported OS: Win2000/XP/2003
• Version:8.1.2

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
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AMD 8111 SMBus Driver
Description • AMD 8111 SMBus Driver
• Supported OS: Win2000/XP
• Version:1.01C
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Broadcom 5704 Gb LAN device Driver
Description • Broadcom 5704 Gb LAN device Driver
• Supported OS:
- Red Hat 7.3/8.0/Advanced Server 2.1 SuSE 8.0, and other Kernel 2.4.x based Linux system. (Version: 6.0.2)
(You MUST refer to README.txt in TAR.GZ file for correct installation guide)
- Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 (Version: 6.34)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Broadcom 5704 Gb LAN device Driver
Description • Broadcom 5704 Gb LAN device Driver
• Supported OS:
- Red Hat 7.3/8.0/Advanced Server 2.1 SuSE 8.0, and other Kernel 2.4.x based Linux system. (Version: 6.0.2)
(You MUST refer to README.txt in TAR.GZ file for correct installation guide)
- Windows NT/2000/XP/2003 (Version: 6.34)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2003-06-27
OS Win 98
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
ATI Rage XL Driver
Description Driver Version:
- Win2000:5.00.2195.4009
- WINNT:4.00.1381.1002
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-02-21
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
ATI Rage XL Driver
Description Driver Version:
- Win2000:5.00.2195.4009
- WINNT:4.00.1381.1002
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-02-21
OS Win 98
Download download File Size 0 MB
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Utility

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 9.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
PC Alert III for MSI Server Board
Description For Single User Version.

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 3.7.0.10
Type Utility Release Date 2006-01-13
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 2.6 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 9.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
1.0 English 2.9 MB download 2003-04-15

AVL

 

CPU
Vendor
Description
Frequency
AMD
Opteron 240
1.4GHz
AMD
Opteron 242
1.6GHz
AMD
Opteron 244
1.8GHz
AMD
Opteron 246
2.0GHz
AMD
Opteron 248
2.2GHz
AMD
Opteron 250
2.4GHz
AMD
Opteron 252
2.6GHz

Please be noted! There are 2 kinds of AMD Opteron package, new and old. The first one is green, while the second one is gray only supporting old Opteron CPU.



Memory
Vendor
Description
Vendor P/N
Remark
PC2700
256MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2.5 HYB25D256800BT-6B  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2.5 HYS72D64300GBR-6-B  
256MB, Registered ECC DDR ATP AB32L72Q8SQB3S (Samsung K4H560838D-TCB3)  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR AB64L72Q8S8B3S (Samsung K4H560838D-TCB3)  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR AB28L72T4SQB3S (Samsung K4H560438D-TCB3) x 4 dimms
256MB, Registered ECC, CL2.5 KVR333X72RC25/256  
256MB, Registered ECC, DDR, CL2.5 021016-MM2-007 90000-21047-231 (Samsung K4H560838D-TCB3)  
512MB, Registered ECC, DDR, CL2.5 021016-MM2-006 90000-21047-232 (Micron 46V32M8TG-6RHB)  
PC2100
256M, Registered ECC DDR, CL2.5 M312L3310DT0-CB0  
512M, Registered ECC DDR M312L6420CT0-CB0  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR M312L2828CT0-CB0  
256MB, Registered ECC DDR AB32L72R4S4B0S (Samsung 238 K4H280838D-TCB0)  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR AB64L72R4S8B0S  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR AB28L72P4SMB0S x4 dimms
2048MB, Registered ECC DDR AB56L72P4SMB0S (Samsung K4H510438M-TCB0 x4 dimms
128MB, Registered ECC DDR 266Mhz, CL2.5 MT9VDDT1672G0-265A1
PC2100R-25330-A1,
 
256MB, Registered ECC DDR266MHz, CL2.5 MT18VDDT3272DG-265B1, PC2100R-25330-A1 US  
512MB Registered ECC DDR, CL2.5, (64Mx72) HB54A5129F1U-B75B, 0217XD0909; PC2100R-25330-M1  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL 2.5 (128MX72) Elpida Japan HB54R1G9F2U-B75B
0216XD0807
x4 dimms
128MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2.5 77.10312.460 (Samsung K4H280838B-TCB0)  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2 77.10709.110 (Infineon HYB25D256800AT-7A)  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2 Apacer P/N:77.10709.110, S/N:2003133-0003 (Infineon HYB25D245800BT-7B)  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2 Apacer P/N:77.11242.480, S/N:2003014-0004 (Infineon HYB25D245800BT-7B)  
256MB,Registered ECC DDR, CL2 HYS72D32000GR-7-A, 32Mx72, A2821205,PC2100R-20330-A1,  
1024MB, Registered ECC DDR, CL2 Infieon HYS72D32000GR-7-A, 32Mx72  
512MB, Registered ECC DDR-266MHz-CL2 NT512D72S8PA0GR-7K  
512MB, Registered ECC, DDR L6472T35-PPXSDD5X x4 dimms
PC3200
ROCZ
1024MB, Register ECC DDR OCZ4001024SSER x6 dimms


HD

Vendor
Description
Vendor P/N
HITACHI
73.9G U320 SCSI HDD, 68-PIN
DK32DJ-72MW
IBM
36.3G SCSI U320, 10K RPM
IC35L036VWDY10-0
IBM
40.0GB IDE, 7200 RPM
IC35L040AVER07-0
Maxtor
36GB SCSI U160, 10K RPM, 80pin
KW036J4
Maxtor
36GB SCSI U320, 10K RPM, 80pin
KU036J4
Maxtor
60GB IDE, Ultra ATA/133
6Y060L0, DiamondMax Plus 9
Segate
40GB IDE, ATA IV Ultra ATA/100
ST340016A, Barracuda
SAMSUNG
60GB IDE, Ultra ATA100
SV0602H


 

Cards

Vendor
Description
Vendor P/N
Adaptec
U320 SCSI Host Controller 64bits/133Mhz
39320D
LSI Logic
LSI 21320 U320 SCSI Adapter
21320
Mylex
AcceleRAID 352 U160 SCSI RAID 64bits/33Mhz
AcceleRAID 352
Qlogic
Qlogic 12160 U160 SCSI Controller 64bis/66Mhz
QLA12160
Adaptec
SCSI U160 SCSI Host Adapter 64bits/66Mhz
39160
LSI Logic
LSI Enterprise 1600 Raid adapter
Enterprise 1600


Power Supply
Vendor
Description
Vendor P/N
Remark
ASTEC
465W
AA22600, DPS-465 AB-1B
 
NMB
460W
GM460WTX01SSU
Not support mBMC version
ZIPPY
460W
HP2-6460P
 
ZIPPY
435W
P2G-6435P
 
DELTA
450W
DPS-450DB G Rev:S0
 
INTEL
560W
PPS-560BB A
REV S4


Chassis
Vendor
Model
SR208
EN-8950


Operating System
Vendor
Model
Microsoft Windows 2003 Server
Microsoft Windows XP
Microsoft Windows 2000 Advanced Server
Microsoft Windows .NET Enterprise Server
RedHat Linux 8.0
SuSE SuSE 8.0

 

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