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MSI, The Expert in Dual Core AM2 Platform New Generation of AM2 Series motherboard!

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Mon, 22 May 2006

Looking for a high-performance platform upgrade? MSI now presents the next generation K9N series motherboards with cutting-edge technology, supporting the latest NVIDIA chipset with DDR2 800 ultra speed. Users will see instant performance boosts in both 3D gaming and multimedia environments with MSI's new AMD AM2 series motherboards!

The Most Powerful Dual-Core platform solution

MSI's latest K9N series utilizes the latest nForce 590 SLI / 570 SLI / 570 chipsets, supporting the new generation Socket AM2 with dual channel DDR2 800. In addition to being the most future proofed platform currently available, the K9 Series motherboards are packed full for features such as Dual CoreCell™ 2, SLI, Creative™ Audigy Sound and heat pipe / passive cooling.

Rich and Powerful Connection Capability

The K9N series supports a sufficient number of connectivity options for freedom and flexibility. The boards provide comes with 4-6 SATA II ports to offer independent 3Gbps high-speed bandwidth, supports RAID 0, 1, 0+1, 5, and 2 ATA133 ch ann els so you can connect up to 4 IDE drives. They also offer 8-10 USB 2.0 High-Speed ports to connect digital devices, and Gigabit LAN to connect to the Internet. The new K8N series is an absolute platform that can manage even the most cutting edge applications.

K9N Diamond, the answer for ultimate PC platform

Getting a K9N Diamond motherboard provides the ultimate system performance! Designed with the sam e overclocking technologies as the K8N Diamond Plus in mind, the K9N Diamond has enhanced tweak options and performance settings providing enthusiasts with the maximum control.

Support for the latest dual core CPUs and dual channel memory even faster than 800Mhz provides a perfect platform for performance junkies!! Memory voltages of 2.4V help to unleash the extreme overclocking potential of the K9N Diamond motherboard.

  • NVIDIA nForce 590 SLI MCP chipset
  • Supports AMD Socket AM2, Athlon64 FX/X2 and Sempron processors
  • 2 PCI-E x16 slots for full speed SLI
  • 4 dual channel DIMMs DDRII 533/667/800 up to 8GB
  • Dual LAN 10/100/1000 port for PC center
  • Creative Audigy SE! 7.1 channel surround hardware Audio with EAX gaming reality!
  • Supports 6 SATAII, storage and data transfer up to 3.0GB/sec
  • SATA 1~6 supports RAID 0/1/0+1,5
  • 2 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI slots
  • 10x USB 2.0, 2x IEEE1394
  • Dual CoreCell technology with D.O.T. Express
  • Copper Pipeline Heatsink design

K9N SLI Platinum, the first selection of silent SLI solution!

Are you looking for a silent yet powerful SLI platform system? The K9N SLI Platinum must be the board you have been waiting for! It's the new generation product that revolutionizes overclocking performance and reliability. The K9N SLI Platinum is fully SLI compatibile, but it also includes more features than you can shake a stick at! The cooling technology employed on this board provides a 100% silent solution, highly recommend special for the users who wants performance and quiet gaming or multimedia platform.

  • NVIDIA nForce 570 SLI MCP chipset
  • Supports AMD Socket AM2, Athlon64 FX/X2 and Sempron processors
  • 2 PCI-E x16 slots for SLI
  • 4 dual channel DIMMs DDRII 533/667/800 up to 8GB
  • Dual LAN 10/100/1000 and FireWire
  • 8-channel High Definition Audio
  • Supports 6 SATAII, storage and data transfer up to 3.0GB/sec
  • SATA 1~6 supports RAID 0/1/0+1,5
  • 2 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI slots
  • 10x USB 2.0, 2x IEEE1394
  • Dual CoreCell with D.O.T. Express
  • 1 MSI communication slot
  • Silent Heatsink design

K9N Ultra, the mainstream AM2 gaming platform

For the more modest user, MSI has created a mainstream solution called K9N Ultra . Still sporting many of the sam e features this motherboard is a good 3D gaming and overclocking performer. If you prefer a single graphics solution then this product will be your best choice and of course it's also 100% silent design for the digital home or home theater PC solution!

  • NVIDIA nForce 570 MCP chipset
  • Supports AMD Socket AM2, Athlon64 FX/X2 and Sempron processors
  • 1 PCI-E x16 slots for VGA
  • 4 dual channel DIMMs DDRII 533/667/800 up to 8GB
  • Dual LAN 10/100/1000 and FireWire
  • 8-channel High Definition Audio
  • Supports 6 SATAII, storage and data transfer up to 3.0GB/sec
  • SATA 1~6 supports RAID 0/1/0+1,5
  • 2 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI slots
  • 10x USB 2.0
  • Dual CoreCell with D.O.T. Express
  • 1 MSI communication slot
  • Silent Heatsink design

K9A Platinum, the Most expected CrossFire Dual GPU motherboard on AM2

Based on the ATi RADEON Xpress3200(RD580) Crossfire Dual-GPU chipset architecture, the MSI K9A Platinum motherboard delivers unmatched graphics performance and offers gamers tons of advanced features that will help boost up their performance to the next level.

The CrossFire is ATI's alternative to NVIDIA's SLI Dual-GPU system. ATi's CrossFire solution fundamentally does the sam e thing as SLI. Users can have another choice to have different platform with ATI dual graphics card solution. With the full speed of dual PCI-E x16 bandwidth, the graphic cards while CrossFire uses the PCI Express bus allowing a bit a more flexibility and improving the performance doubled for gamer.

Spec of K9A Platinum:

  • ATI RD580 Xpress3200 chipset
  • Supports AMD Socket AM2, Athlon64 FX/X2 and Sempron processors
  • 2 PCI-E x16 full speed slots for CrossFire mode and dual VGA
  • 4 dual channel DIMMs DDRII 533/667/800 up to 8GB
  • Dual LAN 10/100/1000 and FireWire
  • 8-channel High Definition Audio
  • Supports 6 SATAII, storage and data transfer up to 3.0GB/sec
  • SATA 1~6 supports RAID 0/1/0+1,5
  • 2 PCI-E x16, 2 PCI-E x1, 3 PCI slots
  • 10x USB 2.0, 2x IEEE1394
  • Dual CoreCell with D.O.T. Express
  • Silent Heatsink design
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