You can’t help but notice that copper freeway running down the middle, helping to dissipate heat from the nVidia chips. MSI X38 mobo to have many new features. Do these changes make it worth considering at half the price of the Striker? This board is well designed, for the most part, and has plenty of useful connectivity options. This item doesn’t belong on this page. Buy now for Holiday Savings!

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The pin slo is positioned on the outer edge on the right side of the board and guarantees easy accessibility but sadly the 8-pin EPS-plug is positioned most incontinently in the middle of the board, too close to the heat pipe, for my taste. The Core 2 Quad processors and Vista Premium are the basic functions of this motherboard. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook.

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The memory slots are coloured according to channel rather than according to where you should put the memory. MSI also supplies a fan for the main chipset, which you can choose to install if you siund that it is getting too hot.

Only three of the four phases are covered by the Heatpipe-Cooling system, introduced by ABIT a long time ago and most common on boards for the enthusiast and technophile markets. Sign up to gain exclusive access to email subscriptions, event invitations, competitions, giveaways, and much more.

So, if you want to get yourself or the little ones started as gamesman, this is it on the cheap. The panel-connectors are colour-coded and labelled. Yes you read that right. Right of the green memory sockets you’ll find the CPU-fan-header, which is a quite uncommon position, but also very convenient when you have to change your fan.


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View platihum privacy policy before signing up. At the same time it is reducing the strain of the phases which should also reduce heat. This Holiday Season, protect yourself and your loved ones with the best.

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Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel. You can’t help but notice that copper freeway running down pllatinum middle, helping to dissipate heat from the nVidia chips.

These days virtually every manufacturer supports dynamic overclocking, fan speed control, voltage adjustments along with a spiffy software interface. When two cards are installed in SLI mode, both slots use eight lanes of bandwidth each for a total of 16 lanes x8 and x8.

MSI continues the trend to make all solid platinkm Conductive Polymer Aluminium Solid Capacitors boards introduced by Gigabyte about eight months ago.

I can’t understand why MSI didn’t find time to add a power-on switch as well, as you can see, it won’t take much space. It will hinder airflow for most cooling solutions except top-blower CPU-coolers.

The similarities didn’t end there, with a recorded hard drive transfer speed of 28MBps when copying 2. We test EVGA’s board to see if it’s really worth spending a few monies instead of a lot.

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Just make sure you’re careful with what you’re doing! Do these ingredients create a better board than the Platinum? It’s one of the only recent boards that we’ve seen to have two IDE ports most new boards only have one and it also has an eSATA port directly attached to its rear port cluster.


This is a traditional MSI trait, that is different to virtually every other board on the market. Cooling to the chipsets and transistors around jsi CPU is provided by heat sinks with attached heat pipes. Cheap motherboards worth the bother? However, an advantage of this static speed is that it allows you to effectively control the noise from your CPU fan, which is useful if you want to build a powerful, yet quiet, machine using a standard Intel heat sink.

Of course you can boot from any SATA port so the numbering doesn’t matter at all. We had no issues setting up this board and the drivers for all the components installed without fault. If you choose ;latinum overclock your board using this tool, then attaching the supplied fan to disperse the heat from the chipset’s heat sink is a good idea.

Instead of putting the two sticks of memory in the same coloured slots like you would elsewhere, you now put one stick in green and one in orange, keeping the alternation.