P965 Platinum



MSI Reminds you :
Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.


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Dual Core Center

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

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Dual CoreCell

• The ASIC enhances signal transmission quality and system performance. • Integrates and optimizes multiple internal circuits. • Reduces the signal noise dramatically. • Delivers perfect and precise data transmission.
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DOT Exress

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

This program is a kind of control center for the motherboard. DigiCell has its own tools for monitoring network connections. And it has an integrated Power On Agent utility that can start up and shut down the computer according to a schedule.
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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.

 

Recommended
2007-07
Rwanda
4440
Best Buy
2007-06
Germany
4340
Best Buy
2007-04
Bosnia
4131
Recommended Product
2007-04
Chile
4241
Gold Award
2007-03
Indonesia
4046
Silver Award
2007-02
Trinidad and Tobago
4068
Recommended Product
2007-02
Argentina
4069
5 Stars Award
2007-02
United States
4024
Best Buy
2007-02
Croatia
3973
Hardware Award
2007-01
Spain
4048
Recommended Award
2007-01
Jamaica
4037
Best Buy
2007-01
United States
1763
\"MUST HAVE\" Best Value Award
2007-01
Australia
3968
Editor's Choice Award
2006-12
China
1751
Gold Award
2006-12
United States Minor Outlying Islands
1727
Bronze Award
2006-12
Denmark
1738
Best Buy Award
2006-12
Rwanda
1769
Best Buy
2006-11
India
1724
Editor\'s Choice
2006-11
Croatia
1725
Best Buy
2006-10
Germany
1702
Best Buy
2006-10
Germany
1703
Top 10 (1st Placed)
2006-10
Germany
1704
Best Design
2006-10
Germany
1705
Trefa
2006-10
Czech Republic
1726
Gaming Speed Award
2006-09
United States
1669
4 out of 5 Stars Award
2006-09
Slovak Republic
1675
Silver Award
2006-09
Australia
1686
Excellent Design
2006-07
Tajikistan
1604
  • CPU (Max Support)
    Core 2 Quad
  • FSB / Hyper Transport Bus
    533/800/1066/1333
  • Chipset
    Intel® P965+ICH8R
  • DDR2 Memory
    DDR2 533/667/800
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    8
  • PCI-Ex16
    2
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen1 (1x16, 1x4)
  • PCI-Ex1
    2
  • PCI
    2
  • IDE
    1
  • SATAII
    7
  • RAID
    0/1/5/10
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6+Coaxial SPDIF
  • Serial ports (Rear)
    1
  • Parallel ports (Rear)
    1
  • 1394 ports (Rear)
    1
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • CrossFire
    Y

 

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

• Supports Socket 775 for Intel® Pentium 4 3xx, 5xx, 6xx, 8xx, 9xx, Core 2 Duo, Core 2 Quad and Pentium 4 Extreme Edition processors.
• Supports FSB 1333/1066/800/533 MHz
• Supports EIST technology
• Supports Intel® Hyper-Threading technology.
• Supports Intel® Dual Core Technology to 800 MHz and up
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


Chipset

Intel® P965 Chipset
- Supports FSB 1066/800/533 MHz.
- Supports PCI Express x 16 graphics interface.
- Supports dual channel, DDR2 533/667/800

Intel® ICH8R Chipset
- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) controller, 480Mb/sec, up to 8 ports.
- 6 SATAII ports with transfer rate up to 3Gb/s.
- PCI Master v2.3, I/O APIC.
- ACPI 2.0 compliant.
- Serial ATA RAID 0, RAID 1 RAID 5 and RAID 10.
- Integrated AHCI controller.


Main Memory


• Supports four unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDRII DRAM
• Supports up to 8GB memory size (DDRII 533/667).
• Supports up to 4GB memory size (DDRII 800).
• Supports dual channel DDRII memory architecture.
• Supports DDR2 533/667/800 memory interface.


Slots

• One PCI Express x16 slot. (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• One PCI Express x4 slot. (The yellow one, support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• The two slots above support ATI® CrossFire technology.

• Two PCI Express x1 slots. (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/SATA


• One Ultra DMA 66/100/133 IDE controller integrated in JMicron® JMB361.
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes.
- Can connect up to two Ultra ATA drives.

SATAII controller integrated in ICH8R/JMicron® JMB361
- Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
- Six SATAII ports by ICH8R.
- One SATAII port by JMicron® JMB361.
- Supports AHCI controller with SATA RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 (ICH8R).

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.
• To enhance IDE transfer speed, you may install JMicron IDE/SATA Driver. You may download the driver by clicking the "Driver" icon.


Audio

• High Definition link controller integrated in Intel® ICH8R chip.
• Audio codec Realtek® 883.
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 spec.
- Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing.



LAN

Realtek® RTL8111B
- Supports 10/100/1000 Mb/s.
- PCI-Express interface.
- Supports ACPI Power Management.


IEEE1394


VIA® 6308 chipset
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, front x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps.


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System / Power / NB FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- IrDA infrared module header
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 6 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 7 x Serial ATAII connectors
- 1 x ATA133 connector
- 1 x IEEE1394 connector support additional 1 port
- 1 x D-Bracket 2 pinheader

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


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel port
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 mouse
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF out
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack (S/SPDIF out)
- 1 x IEEE1394 port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x RJ45 LAN jack


BIOS

• The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your
motherboard specifications.


Dimension

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

Mounting

• 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. 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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