LinkBoost is the other big feature missing from the nForce SLI, but it’s not so much missing as not applicable. Sign up for free , it takes 30 seconds. So, here’s the story. Neutronbeam Zak, you know you can’t validate any of the above details without first throwing It eventually went bad. A single Firewire IEEE port is on the motherboard and a header for a second port is available on the board as well. Interesting stuff, I don’t think I’d use it on a regular basis, but it doesn’t hurt to have it.

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MSI K9N SLI Platinum, Socket AM2, AMD (MS) Motherboard | eBay

The major differences between the nForce SLI and SLI chipsets are ones that are unlikely to impact performance even under the best of circumstances.

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Video 3Digests Video cards: In this case, when the temperature is below the minimal threshold, the rotational speed is kept to minimum. No Interruptions Day Shortbread. In fact, the similarities between the two chipsets are so striking that we suspect that plarinum nForce SLI’s south bridge component is little more than an nForce SLI chip in disguise. This is a simple utility to store passwords and related information.


MSI have created a totally fanless motherboard so there’s no whinings racket from cheap little chipset fans. There’s also a battery, a fairly large one.

MSI K9N SLI Platinum – wrong CPU!

Dell returns to the stock market after six years. The nForce SLI is a single chipset implementation. Thanks to Corsair for providing us with memory for our testing.

A usual feature of such boards is rich functionality and thorough packages without any fanciful expensive toys. As far as future cooling support, the board sports three fan headers, only one of which allows RPM control, assuming you have a four-pin cooler. From a bandwidth olatinum, that’s not a trivial limitation.

MSI K9N SLI Platinum |

Your name or email address: Voldenuit It’s nice of Krogoth to k in for Chuckula over the holidays. Let it sit a while, then I can get into the bios for a minute or so before it shuts off again. Vertical refresh sync vsync was disabled for all tests. This is a couple of similar boards the differences are described below occupying high positions in MSI’s product series.

Lifespan Lifespan score reflects how long you feel this hardware will last and perform its function. Its usefulness is limited by the fact that it has to be installed – so it can’t be run off of something convenient like a USB stick or something similar. Gotta love campy copyright infringement of this magnitude, so my kudos go to the MSI artists who are clearly big time “Star Wars” fans Customize The Tech Report Sign jsi for freeit takes 30 seconds.


Merry Christmas from The Tech Report staff! Try and be conservative with your scoring and that a 10 should mean the hardware is perfect in all regards and everyone should consider buying it.

The core logic chip on the first production motherboards has an official designation already. The mentioned BIOS parameters are available in this version, but the viability of non-standard settings hasn’t been tested. File Playinum Benchmarks Page Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: Overall Overall score reflects how great you think this hardware is. I try turning it back on, fans come on, shuts off again almost immediately.

MSI K9N SLI Platinum – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2 – nForce 570 SLI

Like some other boards in the comparison, the K9A uses the Realtek ALC codec for seven-channel high definition audio. No, create an account now. Ask a question and give support.