Great Choice of 2004 AMD K7 Platform MSI™ KT6V

Great Choice of 2004 AMD K7 Platform MSI™ KT6V
27.11.2003
Athlon XP™ was used to be the jewel of AMD®'s crown. Even after launch of Athlon 64, Athlon XP remains most cost-effective platform at PC market. MSI™, first-tier in motherboard and graphics card industry, today debuts MSI™ KT6V, Socket A mainboard based on VIA KT600 and VT8237 chipset. Supporting the latest AMD Athlon XP and Duron processors, KT6V comes with 2 DIMM slots which support up to 2GB of DDR400 (PC3200), DDR333 (PC2700) and DDR266 (PC2100) SDRAM. MSI™, as technical leader of motherboard industry, implements most wanted features for future upgrade. To optimze hard drive velocity and security, onboard V-RAID integrated controller supports RAID 0, 1 as stripe set and disk mirroring. VIA plus Realtek 10/100 LAN controller bring user excel performance with networking. Prepare your PC platform for 2004 standard, KT6V is Serial ATA ready, advanced users only need to install Serial ATA-compatible hard drives to enjoy super-speed data transfer at 150MB/sec, which is faster than ATA133 at 133MB/sec. Moreover, the Serial ATA ribbon cable is thinner and longer to solve cooling problems inside the case and facilitate hard drive connection. The 5.1 channel Audio integrated to KT6V allows users who want quality sound effects to realize the home theater dream by simply connecting six speakers to the output. It is ideal for enjoying 3D games and cinemas. Besides one AGP 8x slot, five standard PCI slots, KT6V is delivered with Live Update™ 3 and CoreCenter™ utilities, which are exclusively designed by MSI™ for friendly operation and easy maintenance. Other exclusive MSI™ features that come with KT6V include: CoreCell Chip brings 4 technical features: Speedster, BuzzFree, PowerPro and LifePro. The Speedster technology of CoreCell Chip contains most flexible BIOS options for overclocking, including async mode of FSB and memory frequency, 0.05V increment for memory voltage adjustment and the minimal increment of 0.0125V for Vcore. BuzzFree technology examines current system utilization and temperature before leveraging thermal requirement & fan speed. Dramatically cut up to 50% of system noise, get rid of the annoying buzz. Improve the quality of audio and video appreciation. PowerPro technology is a power management solution that moderate power consumption up to 67%. Assures motherboard stability and empowers O.C capability. LifePro technology prolongs motherboard, CPU and fan life by maintaining them under best condition. Detect and manage motherboard utilization. Eliminate the possible factors and keep away from system crash. CoreCenter™- as the all-in-one hardware console, which is advanced combination of the popular PC Alert and Fuzzy Logic. Including powerful function with hardware monitor, system alert and instinctive UI of overclocking. Live Update™ 3-it has integrated MSI™'s Live BIOS™, Live Driver™, Live VGA BIOS™, Live VGA Driver™ and Live Utility™ into one single utility for automatic BIOS and Driver updates. Advanced users may set the time for automatic BIOS, Driver and MSI™ Utility updates and receive the latest information about MSI™ products and activities to enjoy support from MSI™.