Computex Taipei 2007 - Part 9

MSI's Latest Motherboards

MSI's Latest Motherboards

 The MSI Fuzzy 690T is a mini-ITX board based on the new ATI RS690T chipset. It comes with integrated Radeon Xpress 1270 graphics and two SO-DIMMs supporting DDR2-800 memory. The board also features two Gigabit Ethernet ports, a mini-PCIe slot and 7.1-channel HD audio.

 The upcoming Garlow platform for future 45nm Xeon processors in the 3000 series. This board will come with Intel's Bigby chipset and will support dual channel unbuffered DDR2 memory, one PCIe x16, one PCIe x8, four PCI slots, two Gigabit Ethernet ports and on-board XGI Z7 graphics.

 The upcoming MSI K9A2 Platinum will be based on the upcoming ATI 790X chipset. It supports the new HyperTransport 3.0 bus and is specified to work with up to 8GB of DDR2-1066 memory. This CrossFire capable motherboard will come with two PCIe x16 graphics slots, six SATA ports for RAID, dual Gigabit Ethernet ports and 7.1-channel HD audio.

 Here's a closer look at the K9A2 Platinum's unique cooling solution.

 The upcoming Intel Stoakley platform featuring the upcoming Seaburg chipset. This board will support four-channels of memory with its eight FB-DIMM slots. It comes with two PCIe x16 slots, one PCIe x8, two PCI-X and 7.1-channel HD audio.

 The MSI K9NU Speedster-CA6 supports a single AMD Opteron 2200 series processor. It's based on the NVIDIA nForce 3400 MCP and it supports up to 32GB of memory through its eight DDR2-667 ECC Registered DIMM slots. The board comes with one PCIe x16, one PCIe x8 (SLI capable), two PCIe x1, two PCI, six SATA II ports (with RAID 5 support), two GbE ports, 7.1-channel audio and built-in XGI Z7 graphics.

 MSI's P35 Platinum is the only motherboard to receive the Best of Computex Taipei 2007 award.