P6N Diamond



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.


Dual Core Center

• Key components status hardware monitor.
• Monitor the CPU status.
• Optimize System status define.
• Auto speed up with system loading change.


CoreCell 2

CoreCell 2 is composed of 4 features: Speedster(Maximum overclocking),PowerPro (powersaving), LifePro (constant temp control, smart FAN ) and BuzzFree. (noise management)

DOT Exress

MSI DOT Express provides overclocking function and the best and easiest optimization of the GPU & Memory speed for the maximum performance.

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.

- 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.


  • CPU (Max Support)
    Core 2 Quad
  • FSB / Hyper Transport Bus
  • Chipset
    NVIDIA® nForce 680i SLI SPP+570i SLI MCP
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 533/667/800
  • Memory Channel
  • DIMM Slots
  • Max Memory (GB)
  • PCI-Ex16
  • PCI-E Gen
  • PCI-Ex1
  • PCI
  • IDE
  • RAID
  • LAN
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    5+Optical/Coaxial SPDIF
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
  • eSATA
  • Form Factor
  • SLI


1. Specifications may differ depending on your location, and we reserve the right to change without notice. Please check with your local dealers for detailed specifications.
2. Due to photography and/or monitor settings, coloration of product images may vary from actual product.


MSI Reminds you...
1. NVIDIA nForce Series boards DO NOT support Windows® 98/ME
2. For the best performance and commitment of convenience, please use memories listed in MSI approved memory module vendor list (MSI AVL), which provides the easiest, up-to-date memory configurations.
3. For better audio quality, this model still keep EL capacitor design in audio circuit.


• Supports Socket 775 for Intel® Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, P4, P4EE, Pentium D, Pentium XE processors.
• Supports FSB 1333/1066/800/533MHz. (FSB 1333MHz supports on E6x50 processors only)
• Supports EIST technology.
• Supports Intel® Hyper-Threading technology.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


NVIDIA® nForce 680i SLI SPP (C55XE) Chipset

NVIDIA® nForce 570i SLI MCP (MCP55P) Chipset


Main Memory

• Supports dual channel DDR2 533/667/800, using four 240-pin/1.8V DDR2 DIMMs.
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 16GB


• Four PCI Express x16 slots (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• One PCI Express x1 slot (support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Two 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface)

On-Board IDE

• An IDE controller on the NVIDIA® nForce 590i SLI MCP chipset provides IDE
HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
- Can connect up to 2 IDE devices.

On-Board SATA

• nForce 590i SLI MCP supports 5 SATA II ports (SATA 1 to 5).
- Transfer rate is up to 3Gb/s.
- 2 SATAII ports with RAID 0 or 1 by Sil4723
- 1 eSATA port by Sil3531 (back panel)

• Supports up to 5 SATA and 2 ATA133 Hard Drives
- RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5 or JBOD is supported
- Supports up to 7 drives for RAID function.

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.


• Chip integrated by Creative ® Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio chipset
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 spec.


- Supports dual 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet ports by Realtek® RTL8211B

IEEE1394 / FireWire

VIA® VT 6308P chipset
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps

Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / Systemx3 FAN connectors
- 1 x MSI D-Bracket 2 Connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- IrDA infrared module header
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 6 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 7 x serial ATA connectors
- 1 x serial port connector
- SPDIF-out connector for HDMI
- 1 x ATA133 connectors
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- Clear CMOS button

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

Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x eSATA port
- 1 x Optical SPDIF out / 1 x Coaxial SPDIF out
- 1 x 5 in 1 Audio jack
- 1 x IEEE1394 port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 2 x RJ45 LAN Jack


• 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.


• 30.5cm(L) x 24.5cm(W) ATX Form Factor


• 9 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.


1. Specifications may differ depending on your location, and we reserve the right to change without notice. Please check with your local dealers for detailed specifications.
2. Due to photography and/or monitor settings, coloration of product images may vary from actual product.