MSI™KT3 Ultra Motherboard, New Era of Digital World

Latest Update: Fri, 08 Feb 2002

MSI™ has always been the motherboard leader on creating new specification, new layout, new features, with no exception of each new launch, MSI is once again introducing new motherboard solution for AMD® platform.

Driven by DDR memory trend, MSI™ KT3 Ultra is designed based on VIA® KT333 chipset to support latest DDR333 (PC2700) and DDR266 (PC2100) memory specification. This particular motherboard consists with 3 DDR DIMMs which support up to 3GB maximum memory. In addition to that, KT3 Ultra can support AMD Athlon™ XP 2000+ processors, AMD Athlon™ and Duron™ plus it latest technology feature-Thermal Diode Circuit.

MSI™ KT3 Ultra not only offers high speed memory data transferring capability, it also provides one of important specification, which is Dual Channel RAID ATA133, as a great feature to enhance the entire system's efficiency. When everyone is using ATA100 Hard Drive as their standard, MSI™'s KT3 Ultra has alreay offers user an advance tech tool - ATA133 for communication between hard drive and main system. To be more precise, ATA 133 supports RAID 0 (Striping) or RAID 1 (Mirroring) function, which can make PC system into a powerful Performance or Security platform solution.

On the other hand, MSI™ KT3 Ultra is equipped with 2 USB2.0 ports which provide 480Mbps/sec high data transferring speed as optional feature to maximize its performance and as well as onto external device such as FS Digital Still Camera,USB HDD or PC periphery for high speed on havey data transferring function.

To satisfy users' high sound quality desire, MSI™ KT3 Ultra offers 6-Channel sound chip which can support home theather sorrounding sound entertaining system for user to enjoy 3D Gaming or watching DVD purpose.

MSI™ KT3 Ultra is equipped with 1 AGP 4x, 5 standard 32-bit/33MHz PCI slots and 1 CNR slot plus some value-added MSI user-friendly innovated features:

D-Bracket™ ---
D-Bracket™ is a new innovation combining the D-LED™ feature 2 USB ports. It helps the user diagnose computer hardware problems outside of the computer chassis, eliminating the trouble of having to open up the chassis every time.The D-Bracket™ also has a combination of 4 LED light signals that are either green or red, representing 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up.

Live BIOS™ ---
An useful software tool from MSI™, Live BIOS™ examines the BIOS version automatically with the latest version available on the web, links to the site for users to download the latest version of BIOS and updates the BIOS. With an "Automatic and User-Friendly" interface, Live BIOS™ allows BIOS download and update to be completed under the OS easily.

Live Driver™ ---
MSI™ Live Driver™ is a useful and powerful application for you to download and update the device drivers automatically. You do not have to spend much time in searching the whole website to find the drivers you need.

Fuzzy Logic™ 3 ---
CPU optimizing tool: user can do it manually or automatically to adjust CPU's core clock to optimize CPU performance.

PC Alert™ III ---
Constantly monitoring motherboard's CPU, fan and electric current's stability, temperature and performance in real time. It can also use LAN network concept to monitor multiple PC's temperatures to prevent any avoidable damage caused by overheating or burning.

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