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MSI P965 Platinum Motherboard - Great OC without huge price - Specifications

MSI's P965 Platinum motherboard for Core 2 offers great FSB overclocking for the price but just how good? Read on!

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 25, 2007 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 8.5%      Manufacturer: MSI

Specifications of the MSI P965 Platinum

 

CPU

 

Supports Intel Socket T LGA775 Series CPUs

 

Does not support Pentium Extreme Edition 800 and 900 Series

 

Chipset

 

Intel P965 Express Chipset

 

P965 Northbridge

 

i82801HR Southbridge

 

DMI @ 2GB/s

 

System Memory

 

4 DDR2 SDRAM 186pin DIMM Sockets

 

Supports DDR2-400/533/667/800

 

64/128Bit Dual Channel

 

Supports up to 4GB Total Memory (4x 1GB)

 

Bus Frequency

 

100/133/200/266MHz Internal

 

400/533/800/1066MHz External

 

Expansion Slots

 

2 PCI Express x16

 

2 PCI Express x1

 

2 PCI

 

Connectivity

 

1 Parallel ATA port supporting 2 IDE Drives

 

6 Serial ATA ports

 

1 Gigabit Ethernet Port

 

Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

10 USB 2.0 Ports (4 rear accessible, 6 via expansion brackets)

 

1 Serial Ports

 

1 Parallel Port

 

5 Stereo Audio Ports

 

1 RCA SPDIF Output Port

 

1 Toslink SPDIF In Port

 

3 Firewire ports (1 rear accessible, 2 via expansion bracket)

MSI P965 Platinum Motherboard

 

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