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Six 975X Enthusiast Motherboards for Today and Tomorrow

MSI MS-7246 975 Platinum H

MSI called the board MS-7246.

MSI 975 Platinum H MS-7246 (Rev. 0A Sample)
PlatformSockel LGA775
NorthbridgeIntel 975X (Rev. C0)
SouthbridgeIntel ICH7R (82801 GB)
Phasen4-Phasen Regulator
BIOS1.3 (03/13/2006)
Clock ChipICS 954519BGLF
Clock Setting in BIOSMeasurement
266.6 MHz (FSB1066)266.9 MHz (+0.12%)
SPD Memory Timing RecognitionTiming Result
DDR2-667CL 4.0-4-4-8
Interfaces
Connectorsonboard / IO - panel
USB 2.04 / 4
IEEE1394/Firewire2 / 1
Serial COM Portnone / 1
Parallel LPT Portnone / 1
Gamenone
LANnone / 1
WLANnone
SATA6 / none
Audio analogLineIn CD / 7.1 Cannels
Audio digitalnone / chinch and optical Out
Connectorsonboard only
PCIe 16x2
PCIe 4x0
PCIe 1x2
PCI2
IDE (PATA)2 (4 channels)
Fan 4 pins (CPU)1
Fan 3 pins (System)2
Mass Storage Controller
ICH71x IDE (ATA100)4x SATA (RAID 0,1,5,10)
JMicron JMB3632x SATA (RAID 0,1,0+1,5)1x IDE (ATA133 RAID 1,0,0+1)
LAN
Broadcom 5751KFB PCIe1x 1 Gbit/s LAN
Audio
Realtek ALC883AC97 (High Definition Audio)
IEEE1394/Firewire
VIA VT6308P3x 1394a (400 Mbit/s)

The I/O back panel offers almost every possible interface except for Serial ATA.