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MSI™ Launches New VIA® VT8366 Motherboard --K7T266 Pro-RU

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Fri, 01 Jun 2001

MSI™ today announced its most recent addition to its award-winning K7T family- K7T266 Pro-RU This newest ATX form factor edition uses the new, high performance VIA® Apollo KT266 chipset to provide the highest performance and the most scalable chipset solution for the latest AMD Athlon™ and Duron™ processors. With the capabilities to support the latest high-speed PC 1600/2100 DDR SDRAM and AGP Pro 4x, the K7T266 Pro-RU offers unprecedented advantages in graphics performance and I/O transfers. Whether you're a business user running multiple applications or a hardcore gamer searching for the most reliable system, the K7T266 Pro-RU enables you to maximize the benefits of the latest AMD™ processor technology.

The K7T266 Pro-RU has a total of three DDR SDRAM slots, and supports up to 3.0GB DDR SDRAM. In terms of expansion slots, the K7T266 Pro-RU's 5/1/1(PCI/AGP Pro/CNR) expansion slot design should be enough for most users. Look for overclocking support? With the help of the BIOS setup, users can tweak the FSB speeds and the CPU core voltage from within the BIOS.
MSI™ always has products of the highest quality and the K7T266 Pro-RU is no exception. On top of its excellent performance and stability, the K7T266 Pro-RU also brings the following features:

Supports Live Driver™
"The Live Driver is the latest innovation from MSI™. The software program is developed with users' convenience in mind. It allows end users to automatically download and install the latest drivers for their motherboards from MSI™ website."

Supports USB 2.0 (Optional)
USB2.0 provides users the ability to connect to high performance peripherals in the least expensive way. With much higher bandwidth, USB2.0 can reach data rates of up to 480 Mbps, that's nearly 40 times faster than the current USB1.1. Today's USB devices will operate with full compatibility in a USB 2.0 system.

Supports PC2PC
By using one USB cable and the software included with the K7T266 Pro-RU, users can easily conduct data transfer, Internet access, peripheral sharing, and on-line gaming.

Supports 266 MHz Front Side Bus

Supports Promise IDE RAID 0 or 1 (Optional)
As a hard drive matrix, RAID enables users to integrate several hard drives to form a unit hard drive at a larger size, aiming to provide error correction (error tolerance) of system data and to enhance system operation. RAID 1 is for data mirroring or data deposit, it enables error correction (error tolerance) of system data; while RAID 0 is for stripping, whose fast access enhances system operation efficiency extensively.

Fuzzy Logic™3
A smart automatic overclocking tool exclusively from MSI™, Fuzzy Logic™3 automatically adjusts the CPU to its best condition in real time under the OS to accomplish the overclocking function with AI. While system hanging is a common experience in overclocking, Fuzzy Logic™3 will detect the problem and automatically restart the system, making the system always run at its best.

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.

D-LED™
D-LED™ has a combination of 4 LED light signals to represent 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up, allowing users to find the cause of any possible failure quickly and easily.

One Touch Install
This unique feature makes installing all the drivers for MSI™'s motherboards, VGA cards, and PC2PC function extremely easy-- just one touch.

STR (Suspend to RAM)
With STR function, system configuration data is saved onto the system memory when the system is set into suspend mode. The system memory is sustained with minimum electrical power to avoid data loss. When the system is reset back to full operation mode, the original configuration status is restored in just a few seconds.

STD (Suspend to Disk)
With STD function, system configuration data is saved onto the system computer hard disc. The system computer hard disc is sustained with minimum electrical power to avoid data loss. When the system is reset back to full operation mode, the original configuration status is restored in just a few seconds.

PC 99 and PCI 2.2 Specification Compliant and Certified

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