I don’t doubt for a second the major players like ASUS and Gigabyte will catch up, but for now, I’d buy this board in a heartbeat. If you plan on running a high end Intel Core 2 Duo system, you’re advised to upgrade your power supply to something that’s ATX2. When we saw the board and bundle we knew MSI had designed this product for budget users, but we didn’t know how much of a budget this board was meant for. Worth a shot I guess. Log in Don’t have an account? No problems with the previous Version 6. You can find products similar to this one for sale below.
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I have just installed a new driver from the Realtek site, 6. A compatible power supply is definitely required if you plan on running a dual videocard setup. Some other boards have these features, but none have them all.
Try to get the previous version. This could be due to a faulty mainboard, or? While we were looking at high-end boards, MSI sent us their more budget orientated model, named the P Neo.
Review: MSI P Platinum – Mainboard – – Page 9
This motherboard will operate best with good internal system airflow. I made the mistake of installing the latest, and although it is now working OK, the install process failed near the finish and I had to reboot.
With the holiday season upon us, you’ve decided to treat yourself to a new PC. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Will give it a shoot with another driver. The consensus in the computer world is that Intel’s Core 2 Duo series of processors deliver the best performance, for a reasonable price.
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Anyway, It failed as well. Subscribe to our Newsletter. Here are the features which seperate it from the rest of the chipset pack.
Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. Lots of work just came in when I was about to test. Not too many boards have it yet since it has HDCP support. I don’t doubt for a second the major players like ASUS and Gigabyte will catch up, but for now, I’d buy this board in a heartbeat. However our concern is the location of the 8-pin ATX and 4-pin Molex power connectors near the CPU area, as they could cause cable management issues with larger air coolers like the Scythe Infinity.
If you plan on running a p9655 end Intel Core 2 Duo system, you’re advised to upgrade your power supply to something that’s ATX2. You can boot from the CD and essentially run Ubuntu without having to install it.
No problems with the previous Version 6.
Device manager nows shows the new 6. Ethernet is enabled in the bios. It simply wont work!! In general we found that the MSI P Platinum motherboard performed very well in practically all the benchmarks tossed its way. Post Your Comment Please log in etheernet sign up to comment.
Installing everything form start using Vista Home Premium 32bit. With the MSI P Platinum, you must put the memory in different colour slots in order to enable dual channel memory support. The motherboard layout is quite good; the main 24 pin ATX and floppy connectors are all located to the right of the DIMM slots which platimum those cables out of the way, and the lone IDE along the very bottom edge.
This would have been the very first time I have ever seen or worked with a mainboard with an faulty ethernet controler. Or, I really dont know, is it a question of driver, or could it be a faulty mainboard?
I have the yellow alert typical in the device manager. Everything is explained in an easy to understand language. Will let you all know by then. Home Help Search Login Register.