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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
 

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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.

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
 

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pc alert4

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.

Detail Specification

CPU

• Supports 64-bit AMD® Athlon 64 , Sempron™ and Turion™ 64 processor (Socket 754)
• Supports up to 3700+ Athlon 64, or higher CPU


Chipset  

ATI® Radeon XPRESS 200 Chipset
- HyperTransport™ connection to AMD K8 Athlon64 processor
- 8 or 16 bit control/address/data transfer both directions
- 800MHz "Double Data Rate" operation both direction
- Compliant with PCI Express 1.0a specifications (one x16 graphics interface, which can be divided into two smaller links for use by other devices)
- Graphic integrated

ATI® SB400 Chipset
- Supports SATA controller up to 150MB/s with RAID 0 or RAID 1
- Integrated Hardware Sound Blaster/Direct Sound AC97 audio
- Ultra DMA 66/100/133 master mode PCI EIDE controller
- ACPI & PC2001 compliant enhanced power management
- Supports USB2.0 up to 8 ports



Main Memory


• Supports four memory banks DDR 333/400, using two 184-pin DDR DIMMs.
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 2GB without ECC.
• Supports 2.5v DDR DRAM DIMM.


Slots

• One PCI Express x 16 slot. (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Three 32-bit v2.2 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


On-Board IDE / SATA


• An IDE controller on the ATI® SB400 chipset provides IDE HDD/CDROM with PIO, Bus
  Master and Ultra DMA 66/100/133 operation modes
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices

• Serial ATA/150 controller integrated by ATI® SB400
- Up ot 150MB/s transfer rate
- Can connect up to 4 serial ATA devices
- Supports RAID 0 or RAID 1

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.


Audio

AC97 link controller integrated in ATI® SB400
6 channels software audio codec RealTek ALC655
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN


Realtek® 8100C
- Supports 10Mb/s and 100Mb/s auto-negotiation operation.
- Compliant with PCI v2.2.
- Supports ACPI Power Management.


IEEE1394


VIA® 6307 IEEE 1394 controller
- Supports up to two 1394 ports. (Rear panel x1, pinheader x1)
- Transfer rate is up to 400Mbps


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System FAN connectors
- CD-In connector
- SPDIF-Out connector
- Serial port header (COM2)
- IEEE 1394 connector
- IrDA infrared module header
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- TV-Out connector
- Clear COMS Jumper
- 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 4 x Serial ATA connectors
- 2 x ATA133 HD connectors

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


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Serial Port (COM1)
- 1 x VGA Port
- 1 x Audio I/O (Line-in/Line-out/MIC)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x IEEE1394
- 1 x RJ45 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.
• Supports boot from LAN, USB Device 1.1 & 2.0, and SATA HDD.


Dimension

• 24.4cm(L) x 24.4cm(W) Micro-ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 8 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.

 

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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 - Update SATA RAID BootROM.
- Update CPU ID.
- Fix SATA HDD can not set to DMA mode under Win2000.
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2006-02-23
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU ID for AMD E6 CPU.
- Enable "Resume by PCI Device(PME#)" function.
Version 1.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-08-23
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Remove "Chassis Intrusion" function from BIOS.
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-06-07
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description Assign SMBUS subsystem ID to avoid "Signed Driver Check" fail.
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-05-31
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description 1. This is AMI BIOS release.
2. New BIOS Release.
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2005-05-25
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
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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 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.
ATI SATA RAID Driver (For floppy install)
Description ATI SATA RAID driver
1. Extract the file and Copy all files to the floppy.
2. Press F6 to install driver through the floppy when booting and loading RAID function.
Version
Type On-Board PIDE/SATA Drivers Release Date 2006-02-14
OS XP 32, Win 2000
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
Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
Realtek 10/100 LAN Drivers
Description • XP/200 Ver: 5.687.0225.2008
• Vista32 Ver: 6.105.0713.2007
Version
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2008-04-16
OS Vista 32, Vista 64
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note
AMD Chipset Driver 8.10
Description For AMD Mainboards
Version 8.10
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2011-09-26
OS XP 32
Download download File Size 10.66 MB
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Utility

Win7 32,Win7 64,Vista 32,Vista 64,XP 32,XP 64,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 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Live Update 5 (NonWin8)
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win7 32, Win7 64, Vista 32, Vista 64, XP 32, XP 64
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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MSI PC Alert 4
Description 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 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 32, Win 2000, Win 98, Win 98 SE, Win Me, Win 95
Download download File Size 2.39 MB
Note
MSI PC Alert 4
Description 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 4.1.2.5
Type Utility Release Date 2007-05-08
OS XP 64
Download download File Size 2.39 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
2.1 English 4.97 MB download 2005-09-30

Test Report

CPU Support

Sales Inquiry

MSI is the top 3 motherboard maker with over 20 years solid experience who has built motherboard with high quality and solid stability with a winning reputation from worldwide media and customers for years. Based on the successful experience, MSI began its Enterprise Platform Solution with three product lines of General purpose Server, Blade Server and Network Appliance. In these application domains, MSI provides a series of products from motherboard, barebone, to system to fulfill different needs.

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