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MSI X48 Platinum Motherboard - Specifications

We've got MSI's feature-packed DDR3 based X48 Platinum in hand which we compare to DDR3 X38 and P35 motherboards.

| Socket LGA 775 in Motherboards | Posted: Jan 21, 2008 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 88%      Manufacturer: MSI

Specifications of the MSI X48 Platinum

 

CPU

 

Supports Intel Core 2 Series (Extreme/Quad/Duo)

 

Supports Intel Pentium Dual Core Series

 

Supports Intel Pentium D Series

 

Supports Intel Pentium 4 5xx/6xx Series

 

Supports Intel Celeron D 3xx/4xx Series

 

Supports Intel 45nm Series CPU

 

Chipset

 

Intel X48 Express

 

X48 Northbridge

 

ICH9R Southbridge

 

DMI @ 2GB/s

 

System Memory

 

4 DDR3 SDRAM 240pin DIMM Sockets

 

Supports DDR3-800/1066/133/1600XPM

 

64/128Bit Dual Channel

 

Supports up to 8GB Total Memory (4x 2GB)

 

Bus Frequency

 

100/133/200/266/333/400MHz Internal

 

400/533/800/1066/1333/1600MHz External

 

P4 Bus Architecture

 

Expansion Slots

 

4 PCI Express x16

 

2 PCI Express x1

 

1 PCI

 

Connectivity

 

1 Parallel ATA port supporting 2 IDE Drives

 

6 Serial ATA ports

 

2 Gigabit Ethernet Port

 

Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

12 USB 2.0 Ports (8 rear accessible, 4 via expansion bracket)

 

6 Stereo Audio Ports

 

1 Toslink SPDIF Port

 

2 e.SATA Port

 

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

 

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