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MSI K9A Platinum (ATI Crossfire Xpress 3200)

Most AM2 Motherboards Not Phenom Ready
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Board Revision: 1.0
Installed BIOS: 1.2 (09-25-2006)
Upgraded with: 1.8 (11-02-2007)

The K9A Platinum was MSI's socket AM2 flagship motherboard based on the ATI Crossfire Xpress 3200 chipset. Different from the nForce chipsets, which support dual Nvidia graphics setup in SLI mode, this product can run ATI Crossfire dual graphics on AMD processors. The feature set is reasonable, but comprehensive, but we were disappointed not having found a BIOS update with support for Phenom; especially since this motherboard is based on an AMD/ATI chipset and since the last update was not even two months ago. Low-end Sempron processors now are supported; Phenom is not. Hopefully MSI will follow up soon.

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    spearhead , June 1, 2008 11:30 AM
    too many vendors boycott the upgradebility they just dont want to release a simple bios update because they want to force costumers to buy a new motherboard. it would anger me i would have bought a am2 motherboard and the vendor was such a bastard to boycott the upgrade.today those bios updates are rare too find. so far i have only few vendors who upgrade there bios. apperently ASUS support it the best so that is why i will choose ASUS above all those cheap bastards from now on
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    Anonymous , August 29, 2008 3:50 PM
    will it run a am2 quad core or not?
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    Anonymous , December 8, 2010 3:46 PM
    how d o get a mamuall for this motherboard0000 MSI K9NU Neo-V (ULi/Nvidia M1697)
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    Anonymous , December 8, 2010 3:47 PM
    how d o get a mamuall for this motherboard0000 MSI K9NU Neo-V (ULi/Nvidia M1697)
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    Anonymous , December 13, 2010 7:52 AM
    Where can i find the driver for this mother board winfast k8t890m2aa-krs2h