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Market Survey, Part 2: Six Premium Pentium 4 LGA775 Boards

MSI 925X Neo Platinum, Continued

The MSI Core Center allows monitoring all the important board parameters. The processor fan speed can also be adjusted live in Windows XP.

MSI advertises asynchronous operation of x16-PCIe and FSB, which however is only possible starting at 110 MHz PCIe clock speed (10% overclocking).

Dynamic overclocking works amazingly well. FSB clock speed and thus CPU clock speed are automatically increased by a defined percentage according to settings and then taken down again when load is low.

The Platinum Edition box is pretentious and promotes high expectations, not all of which are completely satisfied.

Software Accessories
manuals (coming in the next time)
Drivers & Tools CD
Hardware Accessories
1x 80-pin ATA cable
1x Floppy cable
1x SATA power cable (2 devices)
1x IO panel shield
4x SATA data cable
1x slot panel with 2x USB2.0 and Doctor LEDs