KM4M-L

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 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 32Bit
 

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 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 32Bit
 

Detail Specification

CPU

• Supports AMD® Athlon™/Athlon™ XP/Duron™/Sempron™ processor  
• Supports up to Athlon™ XP 3000+ processor
• FSB@200/266/333MHz

Chipset  

VIA® KM400 Chipset
   - Supports 200/266/333MHz front side bus
   - Supports DDR200/266/333
   - Supports AGP 4X and AGP 8X
   - Integrated S3 Graphics UniChrome™ 2D/3D Graphics with motion compensation

VIA® VT8235 Chipset
   - Integrated Direct Sound AC'97 audio.
   - Dual channel Ultra DMA 33/66/100/133 master mode EIDE controller.
   - ACPI & PC2001 compliant enhanced power management.
   - Integrated USB 2.0 controller.
   - Integrated LAN MAC.


Main Memory


• Supports four memory banks using two 184-pin DDR DIMM.
• Supports up to 2GB PC1600/PC2100/PC2700 DDR DRAM.
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM.


Slots


• One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) 1.5V 4X/8X slot.
• Three 32-bit PCI bus slots (support 3.3V/5V PCI bus interface).


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the VT8235 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and
  Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
• Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Audio


• AC'97 link controller integrated in VIA® VT8235
• RealTek ALC655 6-channel audio.
   - Compliance with AC'97 v2.3 Spec.
   - Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


• VIA Fast Ethernet LAN.
   - With external VT6103 Fast Ethernet PHY &10/100 Base-T Lan transformer.
   - Integrated Fast Ethernet MAC and PHY in VT8235.
   - Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s auto-negotation operation.
   - Compliance with PCI v2.2 and PC99 standard.
   - Supports ACPI power management.


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:

   - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDDs with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes.
   - 1 serial ports (COM A) and 1 VGA port.
   - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode.
   - 6 USB 2.0/1.1 ports (Rear x 4/ Front x 2)
   - Vertical audio ports
   - 1 RJ-45 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

• 24.4 cm(L) x 22.4 cm(W) MicroATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 6 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

Channel Award - Price/Performance Motherboard             (AMD platform)
 - Channel Award
Date: 2004-00
Title: Channel Award - Price/Performance Motherboard (AMD platform)
Comment: -
Media: Channel Award
Country: Latin America

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.

We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description System will auto power on when plug power code.
Version 1.7
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-11-03
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support K7 Sempron CPU.
- Support low speed CPU FAN.

Version 1.6
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-08-06
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support Sempron CPU.
- Enable CPU shutdown temperature function while 85 degrees.
Version 1.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-07-09
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Fixes some DDR400 memory will auto down to DDR333.
Version 1.4
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2004-01-20
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Support KM400A.
- Add CPU ID (CPUID=662).

Version 1.3
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-12-02
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Fixed system cannot install Win98SE using Seagate ST340014A HDD
-Fixed system cannot run 3D Mark 2003 demo mode using ATI Radeon 9600 AGP card
Version 1.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-10-03
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description -Support Duron Applebred FSB133 CPU
-Update VGA BIOS version to Ver.04
Version 1.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-09-10
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description This is Award BIOS release.
Version 1.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2003-07-15
Download download File Size 0 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 (mainboards 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:
Mainboards: Drivers/BIOS/Utilities;
Graphics Cards: Drivers/BIOS

Click here to read the instruction

Driver

Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64,Win 2000,Win 98,Win 98 SE,Win NT,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.
VIA KM400(A) / KM266 Pro / P4M800 VGA Drivers
Description • New support VIA KM266Pro chipset
• WHQL Pass for WinME/2K/XP
• Driver version:
Win2K/XP: 6.14.10.0113
Win98/ME: 4.14.10.0039
WinXP 64-bit: 6.14.10.6001(for P4M800 only)


Warning: The 64-bit driver is in beta stage and may be unstable. Install at your own risk.
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-06-23
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA KM400(A) / KM266 Pro / P4M800 VGA Drivers
Description • New support VIA KM266Pro chipset
• WHQL Pass for WinME/2K/XP
• Driver version:
Win2K/XP: 6.14.10.0113
Win98/ME: 4.14.10.0039
WinXP 64-bit: 6.14.10.6001(for P4M800 only)


Warning: The 64-bit driver is in beta stage and may be unstable. Install at your own risk.
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-06-23
OS Win NT
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA KM400(A) / KM266 Pro / P4M800 VGA Drivers
Description • New support VIA KM266Pro chipset
• WHQL Pass for WinME/2K/XP
• Driver version:
Win2K/XP: 6.14.10.0113
Win98/ME: 4.14.10.0039
WinXP 64-bit: 6.14.10.6001(for P4M800 only)


Warning: The 64-bit driver is in beta stage and may be unstable. Install at your own risk.
Version
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2005-06-23
OS XP 64
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
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 4.92 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 32
Download download File Size 0.42 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS Vista 64
Download download File Size 0.46 MB
Note
VIA 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • Supports VIA VT6103/VT6105
• Driver Version: 3.68.0.417 (Win98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista32/64)
• Driver Version: 3.54.0.0439 (WinXP 64-bit)
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-06-13
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0.05 MB
Note
VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA Chipset 4in1 Drivers
Description • WHQL pass for Win2K/XP/64-bit
• Support WinXP 64-bit OS
• Support Windows Vista 32/64
• Driver version: 5.11a

Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2007-04-20
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA USB2.0 Drivers
Description • For Win98/ME OS only
• Version: 98/me-4.90.3000.10(2.70)
• Fixed S3 issue under WinME

Note: For WinXP, please use Microsoft Windows Update to download driver from Microsoft or aquire the latest service pack
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2006-02-17
OS Win 98 SE, Win Me
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
VIA USB2.0 Patch (Under WinXP+SP1)
Description • Patch WinXP+SP1 USB2.0 show "Standard Enhance PCI to USB Host Controller" to "VIA USB2.0 Enhance Host Controller".
• Driver version: 5.1.2600.1106
Version
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2002-11-08
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".

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 3.14 MB download 2004-11-19
1.3 Japanese 5 MB download 2004-09-01
1.1 Traditional Chinese 3.23 MB download 2003-11-22

Test Report

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
KM4M-L
Model Name
6734
PCB Version
1
BIOS Version
W6734VMS.160
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
Morgan (0.18u) 100/200MHz FSB
Duron 1.1G
100
11
OK
Duron 1.2G
100
12
OK
Duron 1.3G
100
13
OK
Applebred (0.13um) 133/266MHz FSB
Duron 1400
133
10.5
OK
Duron 1600
133
12
OK
Duron 1800
133
13.5
OK
Thunderbird (0.18um) 100(133)/200(266)MHz FSB
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.1G
100
11
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.13G
133
8.5
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
100
12
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.2G
133
9
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.3G
100
13
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.33G
133
10
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
100
14
OK
Athlon (Thunderbird) 1.4G
133
10.5
OK
Palomino (0.18u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1500+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1600+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB
AthlonXP 1700+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1800+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 1900+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2100+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2600+
133
Auto
OK
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2700+
166
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 133/266MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2000+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2200+
133
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2400+
133
Auto
OK
Thorton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 256KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Barton (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB 512KB L2 Cache
AthlonXP 2500+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 2800+
166
Auto
OK
AthlonXP 3000+
166
Auto
OK
AMD Sempron CPU
Thoroughbred (0.13u) 166/333MHz FSB
Sempron 2200+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2300+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2400+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2500+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2600+
166
Auto
OK
Sempron 2800+
166
Auto
OK

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