Directly below the chipset are SATA ports 1 and 2. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: I cannot figure out how to hook this sucker up. While the layout of the board is different from what we’re use to, thanks primarily to the single nVidia chipset, I like the fact that the dual channel DDR RAM slots are up along the top of the board. The board tested is clearly marked as a revision 1 board.
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Please confirm and adjust your memory setting in the BIOS accordingly for better system stability. For more information about specification of high performance memory modules, please check with your Memory Manufactures for more details. At the moment, I’ve plugged the headphones into the side speaker outlet and used the sound control panel that came with the realtek sound drivers from MSI’s site to set the speaker config to 8 speakers, but I’d much rather be able to run it at 4 speakers and use the front speakers for MIDI and for listening when I don’t want to disturb other at night and suchand the rear speakers through my stereo for music and whatever The time now is I bought a used MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum mobo to use with a dual-core amd64 without having to switch to pci-e, and everything is working just fine, except one annoying thing: While the layout of the K8N Neo2 is a bit unusual, it works very well in most case designs.
Home Help Search Login Register. We were very impressed with the performance of the Reference Board, and in fact, recommended the K8N Neo2 as the motherboard of choice in our last High-End Buyers Guide.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Note that the front panel header is color coded for ease of use. Given the number of motherboards to pass over PCstats’ test bench, I’ll admit that I like any changes to the PCB which are out of the ordinary, and this is certainly a nice little touch. The socket AMD Athlon64 processor has been available for a couple of months now, but many enthusiasts continue to hold out. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
The chipset itself is actively cooled with a sleek looking HSF unit mounted to the board using push pins inserted through holes on opposite sides of the chipset. I have the same setup but I’m waiting for my mobo to come.
MSI Computer has been very friendly with the enthusiast market in the last few years PCstats has been reviewing its products. Speakers have 2 leads, one green and one pink.
As is common practice with their current motherboard lines, MSI went with a sci-fi inspired theme on the box front. The voltage and overclocking options on the K8N Audjo are generally very good, but we quickly reached the CPU frequency limit of the board.
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The capacitors directly above the socket and the upper IDE port located directly below the socket may interfere with HSF installation or removal. All times are GMT The chassis intrusion header 8kn located just below the rightmost DIMM slot. Results 1 to 4 of 4. MSI continues to push the envelope of performance with their latest motherboard offerings, pairing the fastest chipsets available with their BIOS controlled dynamic overclocking technology coined CoreCell.
The rest of the MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum is quite colourful, and this is done to help us install the right bits of hardware in the right location if we aren’t super-geeks.
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