Review : MSI 648 Max Motherboard

Posted on Thursday, October 24 2002 @ 10:20 CEST by Thomas De Maesschalck
HotHardware has reviewed the MSI 648 Max Motherboard :
The 648 Max from MSI is the second such board to land in the H.H. labs. MSI has long been known for incorporating the latest technology into their motherboards, and we were not disappointed when we saw the 648 Max's feature set. This board supports 533MHz FSB Pentium 4 CPUs, DDR333 memory (with unofficial DDR400 support), as well as AGP 8x, based on the new AGP 3.0 standard. For connectivity with other PCs and devices, it supports USB 2.0, 10/100/1000Mbps Ethernet and Bluetooth. While Bluetooth is still a relatively untapped resource, the sheer numbers of devices in the pipeline that can take advantage of this technology show that it will probable one day be a necessity on all PCs. To complete the package, onboard 5.1 audio is also provided, making this a very well rounded motherboard, that should appeal to many users. The only feature we feel was missing was IDE RAID...

Review Link : HotHardware

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Thomas has been messing with computer since early childhood and firmly believes the Internet is the best thing since sliced bread. Enjoys playing with new tech, is fascinated by science, and passionate about financial markets. When not behind a computer, he can be found with running shoes on or lifting heavy weights in the weight room.

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