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MSI K7N420 Pro nForce Motherboard Review - K7N420 Pro - Page 2

With all the hype of the new nVidia nForce chipset, it is time to see just how well it can compete against some pretty solid contenders. How well did it fare? Come on in and join Cameron "Sov" Johnson as he takes a look at the MSI K7N420 Pro Motherboard. Some of the results may come as a suprise.

| NVIDIA Chipset in Motherboards | Posted: Dec 17, 2001 5:00 am
TweakTown Rating: 7.5%Manufacturer: Microstar (MSI)

Specifications

 

- CPU

 

Supports AMD Athlon 700Mhz ~ 1.4Ghz @ 200Mhz FSB

 

Supports AMD Athlon 1.0Ghz ~ 1.4Ghz @ 266Mhz FSB

 

Supports AMD Athlon XP 1500+ ~ 2000+ @ 266Mhz FSB

 

Supports AMD Duron 600MHz ~ 1.2Ghz @ 200Mhz FSB

 

Reserves Support for Future AMD Socket A CPU's

 

- Chipset

 

nVidia nForce 128D

 

nVidia IGP 128 Northbridge

 

nVidia MCP Southbridge

 

AMD HyperTransport Interconnect

 

- Bus Frequency

 

100/133Mhz Internal

 

200/266Mhz External

 

Alpha EV6 DDR FSB

 

- Expansion Slots

 

1x AGP (4x, 1.5v only)

 

5x PCI

 

1x CNR

 

- Expansion Ports

 

1 PS2 Keyboard Port

 

1 PS2 Mouse Port

 

6 USB Ports (2 rear accessible, 4 via expansion bracket)

 

1 Serial Ports

 

1 VGA

 

1 Parallel Port

 

1 Line In

 

1 Line Out

 

1 Mic In

 

1 Game Port

 

- Onboard Audio

 

nVidia APU 5.1 Dolby Digital Sound AC'97 Compatible

 

- Special Features

 

FSB, VCore, VDimm, VIO, Multiplier, VAGP adjustable in BIOS.

 

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