Show More Show Less. For a dual-channel setup you must place one stick in each colour. Save on Motherboards Trending price is based on prices over last 90 days. Only three of the four phases are covered by the Heatpipe-Cooling system, introduced by ABIT a long time ago and most common on boards for the enthusiast and technophile markets. I’ve had this board in service for? This is a traditional MSI trait, that is different to virtually every other board on the market. We would have much preferred the board automatically detect when an SLI configuration is installed.

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Do these changes make it worth considering at half the price of the Striker? With support for a front side bus speed up to MHz, this board may also be able to accommodate the new CPUs that Intel will be releasing later this year. The same colour means that you are using a single channel not dual-channel. With a very clean layout, the board has plenty of room between all the ports and slots, and has numerous useful connectivity features.

You can’t help but notice that copper freeway running down the middle, helping to dissipate heat from the nVidia chips. Socket P Computer Motherboard for Intel.

These days virtually every manufacturer supports dynamic overclocking, fan speed control, voltage adjustments along with a spiffy software interface.

This method didn’t seem to dynamically change the speed of the fan as the load on the system increased. This is a traditional MSI trait, that is different to virtually every other board on the market.


MSI also supplies a fan for the main chipset, which you can choose to install if you feel that it is getting too hot. At the same time it is reducing the strain of the phases which should also reduce heat. Auto, Manual NB Voltage: A pin-header for two extra case-mounted USB ports is also available.

The memory slots are coloured according to msk rather than according to where you should put the memory.

We’ve had our fair share of problems with reference i boards, but we’ve found one that works. Well the new nForce i Ultra chipset seems to fit the inexpensive bill quite nicely, and not everyone needs SLI!

I can’t understand why MSI didn’t find time to add a power-on switch as well, as you can see, it won’t take much space. The “Platinum” brand shouldn’t feature them. These are available here on eBay, just plain cheap for the performance. Handles enough memory at mhz, and your SLI video and whoopie, decent gamesmanship. Oh, yes, it’s well-made to boot. The sockets have enough space to the first PCIe x16 slot, so upgrading your memory can be done without removing your mxi. Just make sure you’re careful with platiinum you’re doing!

MSI P6N SLI Platinum |

It just oozes gamer’s paradise, old soynd. Last modified on 07 May Rate this item 1 2 3 4 5 0 votes. To use SLI, a small circuit board between the two graphics card slots need to be flipped – an awkward task.


If you want to build a lasting machine for gaming or high-end video and graphics work, then this board will provide a good base. Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel. If this construction will be enough for good overclocking scores remains smi be seen, but I would recommend 5-phase digital or at least 6-phases for anyone interesting in overclocking, because it should provide better stability and prolonged lifespan for the board. Good enough to run Pinnacle Studio 16 Ultimate which will not work on W Buy now for Holiday Savings!

The similarities didn’t end there, with a recorded hard drive transfer speed of 28MBps when copying 2.

MSI P6N SLI Platinum, LGA775 Socket, Intel (MS-7350-005) Motherboard

This is nothing fancy like 5-phase digital or 6- 8- or sond phase we’ve seen so far. Instead, the speed of the fan was static. Coupled with the wide range of connectivity features and clean layout, we think this board is a good choice if you’re in the market for a well-performing Intel-based motherboard and don’t need the absolute fastest SLI gaming performance.