MSI™ today announced its new 648 Max motherboard, which is based on SiS®'s new 648 chipset, supporting 533MHz FSB, DDR333 memory and AGP 8x. Based on the new AGP 3.0 standard, the 648 Max motherboard is designed to provide the highest video performance and the most scalable chipset solution for the latest Socket 478 Intel® Pentium® 4 processors. A high bandwidth and mature SiS® MutIOL technology is incorporated to the SiS® 648 Chipset to provide fast communication between Northbridge and Southbridge chipsets and to improve system performance.
The new SiS® 648 chipset supports 533MHz FSB, which increases bandwidth and improves overall system performance. The 648 Max motherboard 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. The 648 Max conforms to ATX form factor and has a total of three DIMM slots, supporting up to 3.0GB DDR333 SDRAM. Expansion slots are available for 5 PCI, 1 CNR, and 1 AGP 4x Port.
Looking for surround sound support for home entertainment? With the integrated 5.1 Channel audio chipset, users can enjoy playing games or watching DVD movies at home. The 648 Max is designed to maximize your connection to the digital world.
MSI™ is always leading in bring computer users the latest technology. The 648 Max equips optional devices, such as 10/100Mbps Ethernet LAN controller and PC2PC™-Bluebooth bracket, which can used to communicate with mobile phone, DV camcorder, PDA and notebook that also support Bluebooth technology. Looking for surround sound support for home entertainment? With the integrated AC'97 5.1 Channel audio chipset, users can enjoy playing games or watching DVD movies at home. The 648 Max is designed to maximize your connection to the digital world. With a design rich in features, this extremely stable motherboard will appeal to average users and performance enthusiasts alike!
Expansion slots for the 648 Max are available for 6x PCI, 1x CNR, and 1 AGP 8X Port. 3 DDR DIMM slots support up to 3GB of DDR 333 SDRAM memory, enabling higher bus speed, bandwidth and system performance.
With support for features such as the S-Bracket™ (Optional), D-Bracket™ 2 (Optional), Live Update 2, Fuzzy Logic™ 4 and other useful utilities, the 648 Max provides a complete solution for system manageability.
On top of its excellent performance and stability, the 648 Max also brings the following features:
D-Bracket™ 2 ---
Live Update 2 ---
Fuzzy Logic™ 4 ---
PC Alert™ III ---
For more information about the new 648 Max motherboard, please visit MSI™ web site at www.msi.com.tw.