Ease of Setup
The MSI K8N Neo Platinum is as easy as most motherboards to set up. The memory slots are located in a good location and unlike my old motherboard didn't make it hard to fit in my graphics card. The positioning of the IDE connectors worked well for my case and so did the ... Read review
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Ease of Setup
The MSI K8N Neo Platinum is as easy as most motherboards to set up. The memory slots are located in a good location and unlike my old motherboard didn't make it hard to fit in my graphics card. The positioning of the IDE connectors worked well for my case and so did the front panel connectors. I would have preferred it if the secondary power connector was on the right with the others but it isn't ..."
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Manufacturer's product description
MSI products are developed utilizing advanced technology and with user-friendly design in mind. Enhancing high quality assurance and customer trust has always been MSI's foremost goal. MSI Platinum series motherboards offer an unbeatable combination of product feature, extreme performance and quality component; enabling computer enthusiasts to build their dream AMD socket 754 or socket 939 Athlon 64 and Intel Pentium 4 (LGA775) processor based systems based on various chipset solutions. These Platinum series motherboards are brought to you not just a special edition products, but they are the efforts to show computer users that making quality products to satisfy customers is the most important goal.MSI Platinum series motherboards provide a highly scalable chipset solution for building high-end PCs to pair with the latest AMD and Intel processors and set the new industry benchmark for extreme stability and cutting-edge performance. A wide range of additional integrated features provide computer enthusiasts with best-of-class furthers, including an integrated Gigabit LAN, SATA RAID, ATA 133 RAID, IEEE1394, Super I/O, as well as support for USB 2.0 ports, user-friendly overclocking feature and advanced power management. All MSI Platinum series motherboards come in black PCB color to further differentiate from the current motherboard product lines.
1 x CPU ¦ 1 x AGP 8x ( 1.5 V ) ¦ 3 x DIMM 184-pin ¦ 5 x PCI ( 3.3 V/ 5 V )
ATA-133 - connector(s): 2 x 40pin IDC ¦ SATA-150 - connector(s): 4 x 7pin Serial ATA
1 x serial ¦ 1 x parallel ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard ¦ 1 x PS/2 mouse ¦ 4 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x SPDIF out ¦ 1 x FireWire - 6 pin FireWire