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MSI™ Launches New VIA® KT133 Based Motherboard K7T Pro2-A

Type: Product News
Latest Update: Mon, 09 Oct 2000

MSI™ (Micro-Star International) was the first company in launching products based on VIA® KT133 chipset. In response to market demands, MSI™ is announcing a new full-featured motherboard product based on the same VIA® KT 133 chipset - the K7T Pro2-A.

MSI™'s K7T Pro2-A also brings the following features:

200 MHz F.S.B. (Front Side Bus) Support

Supports Ultra ATA 100 Specification
The specification fully accelerates the system data transfer speed, enhancing overall system performance.

Fuzzy Logic™
3 Fuzzy Logic™ 3 is an MSI™ own developed proprietary software utility that automatically and intelligently adjusts processor and system frequency. By applying Artificial intelligence, the processor of adjusting to the optimum processor and system frequency is accomplished automatically under Windows® working environment. It is also worth mentioning that Fuzzy Logic™ 3 would reboot automatically without user's pushing" RESTART " button while system hang by speeding up.

Live BIOS™
A brand new MSI™'s own developed intelligent tool, the Live BIOS™ is constantly monitoring the BIOS releases from MSI™'s web site, and compares with the one on the motherboard.

Live BIOS™ will automatically download the newest BIOS version and automatically installs after download, ensuring an error free BIOS updating process. Live BIOS™ provides an automatic and user-friendly interface, completing the process of downloading and installing new BIOS versions under Windows® environment.

Smart D-LED™
The new value tool developed by MSI™, it is now in voice mode. Besides the traditional combination of 4 LED light signals to represent 16 different troubleshooting functions during boot up, Smart D-LED™ now literally tells you the status of the boot up process, so that you can easily find the cause of any possible failure.

STR (Suspend to RAM)
The STR function would save system configuration data on to the system memory when the system is set into suspend mode. The system memory is sustained with the 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)
The STD function would save system configuration data on to the system computer hard discs. The system computer hard discs is sustained with the 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.

Integrated Audio Controller Chip
K7T Pro 2-A using AC'97 standard function, and the Codec chipset reserved for Audio. It is also saving the cost of an additional audio card.

4 USB Ports
The K7T Pro2-A motherboard is equipped with 4 USB ports, two in the rear panel and two front connectors, providing the widest flexibility of connecting different peripheral devices.

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