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MSI™ Announced its New 850E Max Motherboard-- Maximize Your Connection to the Digital World --

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Fri, 20 Sep 2002

MSI™ products are well known for their good performance and superior quality. MSI™ today announced its new 850E Max motherboard, featuring Intel®'s new 850E chipset. The Intel® 850E chipset was designed to optimize performance of the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor with Intel® NetBurst™ microarchitecture. Featuring a now faster 533MHz system bus, dual RDRAM memory channels and an enhanced I/O Controller Hub (ICH2), the 850E chipset makes a direct connection from the graphics and memory for faster access to peripherals and higher system level functionality.

MSI™'s new 850E Max motherboard is designed by utilizing the latest technology and is sure to be appraised by those computer users looking for the best. The 850E Max conforms to the ATX form factor and is fully capable of delivering the high frequency and excellent performance of the Intel® Pentium® 4 processor. The Intel® Pentium® 4 processors now utilize the most advanced 0.13um process technology, which offers optimized performance for audio, video, and Internet applications.

The new Intel® ICH4 Southbridge chipset now supports USB 2.0 standard. USB 2.0 provides computer users the ability to connect to high performance peripherals in the least expensive way. With much higher bandwidth, USB 2.0 can reach data rates of up to 480Mbps, that's nearly 40 times faster than the current USB 1.1. Today's USB devices will operate with full compatibility in a USB 2.0 system.
MSI™ is always leading in bring computer users the latest technology. The 850E Max supports 10/100.1000 Mbps Ethernet LAN (Optional) for those users who are looking for easy networking connection. MSI™ also provides a PC2PC™-Bluebooth bracket (Optional), which can used to communicate with mobile phone, DV camcorder, PDA and notebook that also support Bluebooth technology.

Expansion slots for the 850E Max are available for 5 PCI, 1 CNR, and 1 AGP Port. 2 32-bit RIMM slots support up to 2GB of RAMBUS DRAM memory, enabling higher bus speed, bandwidth and system performance.

With support for features such as the D-Bracket™ 2 (Optional), Live Update 2, Fuzzy Logic™ 4 and other useful utilities, the 850E Max provides a complete solution for system manageability.

On top of its excellent performance and stability, the 850E Max also brings the following features:

D-Bracket™ 2 ---
This hardware monitoring device helps the user diagnose computer hardware problems from outside of the computer chassis, eliminating the trouble of having to open up the chassis every time. The D-Bracket™ 2 has a combination of 4 LED light signals that are either green or red, representing 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up. In addition, the D-Bracket™ 2 integrated two USB ports for easy connection with other USB devices.

Live Update 2 ---
MSI™ Live Update 2 includes several useful and powerful applications such as Live BIOS™, Live Driver™, Live VGA BIOS™, Live VGA Driver™ and Live Utility™, which help you to download and update the latest version of BIOS and driver automatically. You do not have to spend much time in searching the whole website to find the drivers you need.

Fuzzy Logic™ 4 ---
A smart automatic overclocking tool exclusively available from MSI™, Fuzzy Logic™ 4 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™ 4 will detect the problem and automatically restart the system, making the system always run at its best.

i-Speeder™ ---
As subscription fees for Cable modem and xDSL are getting cheaper, looking for fast internet connection is not a dream. The i-Speeder™ is an useful utility, it can help internet users to monitor and optimize the speed of your internet connection.

PC Alert™ III ---
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.

For more information about our new 850E Max, please visit MSI™ website at (/)

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