CPU

• Supports Socket 939 for AMD® Athlon™ 64 FX / Athlon™ 64 processor
• Supports up to 3500+, 3800+, Athlon 64 FX 53(55), or higher CPU

Chipset

• NVIDIA® nForce4 Chipset
- HyperTransport link to the AMD Athlon 64/Athlon 64 FX CPU
- HyperTransport supporting speed up to 1GHz (2000MT/s)
- Supports PCI Express x16/x1 interface
- Two independent SATA controllers, for four drives
- Dual Fast ATA-133 IDE controllers

- IEEE 802.3 NVIDIA MAC for 1000BASE-T


Main Memory


• Supports dual channel DDR 266/333/400, using four 184-pin DDR DIMMs.
• Supports a maximum memory size up to 4GB without ECC.
• Supports 2.5v DDR SDRAM DIMM.


Slots

• One PCI Express x16 slot (supports PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• One PCI Express x4 slots (support PCI Express x2 only)
• One PCI Express x1 slots (support PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
• Four 32-bit v2.3 Master PCI bus slots (support 3.3v/5v PCI bus interface). 


On-Board IDE


• An IDE controller on the NVIDIA nForce4 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
   Bus Master and Ultra DMA133/100/66 operation modes.
- Can connect up to 4 IDE devices


On-Board SATA


• NV RAID supports 4 SATA ports.
- Transfer rate is up to 150MB/s.


NV RAID (Software)

• Supports up to 4 SATA and 4 ATA133 Hard drives
- RAID 0 or 1, 0+1, JBOD is supported
- RAID function available for ATA133+SATA H/D drives


Audio

• 7.1 channel audio codec RealTek ALC850.
- Compliance with AC97 v2.3 Spec.
- Meet PC2001 audio performance requirement.


LAN

• Supports Gigabit LAN
- Supports 10/100/1000 Fast Ethernet by Marvell 88E1111 PHY


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- CPU / System x 2 / NB FAN connectors
- CD-in connector
- Clear CMOS jumper
- Chassis intrusion switch connector
- 1 x IrDA infrared module header
- 1 x MSI D-Bracket 2 Connector
- Front panel audio connector
- Front panel connector
- 3 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 6 ports
- 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
- 4 x serial ATA connectors
- 2 x ATA133 HD connectors


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Parallel
- 1 x Serial port (COM 1)
- 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
- 1 x PS/2 Mouse
- 1 x Coaxial SPDIF out
- 1 x 6 in 1 Audio jack (S/SPDIF out)
- 4 x USB 2.0
- 1 x RJ45 LAN Jack


BIOS

• The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and
   expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your
   mainboard specifications.
• Supports boot from LAN, USB Device 1.1 & 2.0, and SATA HDD.


Dimension

• 30.4cm(L) x 24.4cm(W) ATX Form Factor

Mounting

• 9 mounting holes.

Notice: Because of the limitations of chipset, this MB does not support Win98/ME.