Yes, my password is: It overhangs a motherboard at one side, tied to it through an insulating pad. The Latest On Tom’s Hardware. I also upgraded the power supply and it has protection circuits that take a few minutes to reset. The second port yellow , always operating in PCI Express x1 mode, can be used for the second video card – for another pair of monitors. It sounds special, but most of these settings are covered in the standard BIOS’ offered with the other motherboards in this review.

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For example, a gamepad may not fit in your hand as comfortably as you would expect or a monitor is not as sharp or maybe a graphics card can play games you didnt think it could Based on scores by our most trusted members.

MSI’s K9N SLI Platinum motherboard

We do not see any sense in rushing towards AMD’s new platform. The D-Bracket 2 basically acts as a Port 80 card to help diagnose problems during boot-up. Still, considering the previous experience, we can say that both K9N Platinum boards are interesting products. It overhangs a motherboard at one side, tied to it through an insulating pad. The mentioned BIOS parameters are available in this version, but the viability of non-standard settings hasn’t been tested.


We’ve asked Nvidia if this is the case, and they would only say that the two chips are “very similar. Global Game Awards On a side note, this reviewer found it more than a little amusing that the box prominently features an obvious X-Wing fighter knockoff.

So there you have it. Interesting stuff, I ,9 think I’d use it on a regular basis, but it doesn’t hurt to have it.

So you’re better off using the locker utility built into Windows if you’re serious about security. Speed’s now reading mhz, but it still does the shut off issue after 30 seconds or so.

MSI K9N SLI Platinum – Tom’s Socket AM2 Motherboard Summer Slam

Customize The Tech Report Like other premium offerings from MSI, the BIOS has been modified to incorporate MSI’s proprietary ‘Cell Menu’, which sports extra settings for platinjm enthusiasts such as dynamic overclocking, bus and memory clock control, PCIe clock control and voltage control. Your name or email address: This is an average score out of 10 left by our most trusted members.

There aren’t many, so it will really only take a moment. Add your comment to this article You need to be a member to leave a comment. When the upper threshold is crossed, the fan accelerates to its maximum speed. Yes, my password is: Like most chipsets, the nForce SLI is split between north and south bridge components.


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

Steam names the best-selling games of They used to make enthusiast chipsets. In wli, the similarities between the two chipsets are so striking that we suspect that the nForce SLI’s south bridge component is little more than an nForce SLI chip in disguise. Besides, video cards in PCI Express x16 slots can mi powered from the standard 4-pin peripheral connector. Just the button would be fine. List item the third Press return twice to finish your list.

All tests were run at least twice, and their results were averaged, using the following test systems.