MSI K9A2 Platinum Motherboard Product Details
MSI K9A2 Platinum Motherboard
It’s the Platinum standard. Which means it’s better than gold. We’re talking about MSI’s new K9A2 Platinum AMD 790FX Socket AM2+ motherboard. Built for the most powerful multimedia and gaming systems. Built for AMD Phenom, Athlon, and Sempron processors in the Socket AM2+ package, the K9A2 Platinum features Dual Core Center, Live Update Online, Live Update 3 technologies. Based on the AMD 790FX and SB600 chipsets, this high-performance ATX platform supports HyperTransport 3.0 up to 2600MHz, Dual DDR II 1066/800/667/533 memory up to 8GB, PCI-E x16 (supports CrossFire Technology), SATA2, eSATA, RAID 0, 1 and 0+1 mode by Promise T3, flexible 8 channel audio with jack sensing, GbLAN, IEEE 1394, and USB 2.0. MSI’s gone better than Gold, with the new K9A2 Platinum AMD 790DX Socket AM2+ motherboard. Take advantage of this outstanding value while supplies last.
The leading-edge performance and unparallel technology of AMD AM2+ Phenom™ processors have built its strength on the well-known AMD64 framework which consisted next generation of HyperTransport 3.0 Technology, and integrated DDR2 1066 memory controller, and 128-bit Floating Point Units. The AMD Phenom™ processors are an ideal choice for multi-media enthusiasts and intensive multi-tasking environments to offer significant performance boosts and provides an overall more energy efficient platform.
AMD 790FX Chipset is designed to support up to 5200MT/s HyperTransport™ 3.0 (HT 3.0) interface speed and quad PCI Express™ 2.0 x16 graphics. It is optimized with AMD latest AM2+ and multi-core CPUs to provide excellent system performance and overclocking capabilities.
ATI’s CrossFireX™ boosts image quality along with rendering speed, eliminating the need to scale down screen resolution to get high quality images. CrossFireX™ allows higher anti-aliasing, anisotropic filtering, shading, and texture settings. Adjust your display configurations, experiment with the advanced 3D settings, and check the effects with a real-time 3D-rendered previews within ATI Catalyst™ Control Center.
2.0 Graphics Interface
PCI-E 2.0 doubles the bus standard's bandwidth from 2.5 Gbit/s to 5 Gbit/s, meaning a x32 connector can transfer data at up to 16 GB/s in each direction. PCI-E 2.0 also features improvements to the point-to-point data transfer protocol and its software architecture.
A Closer Look
The K9A2 Platinum provides 4 DIMM sockets using Dual Channel 240-pin DDR3 with a total capacity of up to 8GB-64bit. You can install DDR2 533/667/800/1066MHz Memory. (Due to the High Performance Memory design, motherboards or system configurations may or may not operate smoothly at the JEDEC (Joint Electron Device Engineering Council) standard settings (BIOS Default on the motherboard) such as DDR2 voltage, memory speeds and memory timing. Please confirm and adjust your memory setting in the BIOS accordingly for better system stability.)
The K9A2 Platinum includes built in IDE facilities that support Ultra DMA 66/100/133.
The K9A2 Platinum comes with a Realtek ALC888 audio codec which supports high quality 8-channel audio.
The K9A2 Platinum supports the Serial ATA technology through the Serial ATA interfaces. Doubles bus bandwidth which provides blazingly high disk performance, up to 3.0Gb/s. (6) six internal SATA and (2) two external SATA connectors with RAID 0, 1 and 0+1 solutions.
- MSI K9A2 Platinum Motherboard
- User Manual
- Drivers CD
- Single Port Firewire Bracket Module
- eSATA to SATA Cable
- (4) Four SATA Cables
- (2) Two SATA Power Connectors
- IDE Cable
- I/O Back Panel Shield
Additional Resources: Product Manuals
Manufactured by: MSI
Warranty provided by: MSI
Limited Warranty: 12 months parts; 12 months labor
Mfg Part No: K9A2PLATINUM
UPC No: 816909041798
Box Size: ( Length:11, Width:14, Depth:3)
Shipping Weight: 3.2000 pound(s)
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