MSI G31TM-P21
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MSI G31TM-P21 Review

CPU


• Intel® Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo, Pentium and Celeron in the LGA775 package.
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.


Chipset


• Intel® G31 Chipset
- Supports FSB 800/1066/1333/1600* (OC) MHz.
- Supports dual channel, DDR2 667/800.
- Integrated Intel Graphics Media Accelerator (Intel® GMA 3100)
- Max. resolution:2048x1536X32bpp, Horizontal:127.5KHz Vertical:75Hz


• Intel® ICH7 Chipset
- Hi-Speed USB (USB2.0) controller, 480Mb/sec, up to 8 ports.
- 4 SATA ports with transfer rate up to 3Gb/s.
- PCI Master v2.3, I/O APIC.


Main Memory


• Supports two unbuffered DIMM of 1.8 Volt DDR2 DRAM
• Supports up to 8GB memory size.
• Supports dual channel DDR2 memory architecture.
• Supports DDR2 667/800 memory interface.
• Due to the limitation of G31 chipsets, dual channel support must meet some requirement in the specification of memory modules. please refer to Test Reports for detailed description.


Slots


• 1 x PCI Express x16 slot (PCI Express Bus SPEC V1.0a compliant)
• 2 x PCI slots (support 3.3V/ 5V PCI bus Interface)


On-Board IDE/SATA


• One Ultra DMA 66/100 IDE controller integrated in ICH7
- Supports PIO, Bus Master operation modes.
- Can connect up to two Ultra ATA drives.


• SATA controller integrated in ICH7
- Up to 3Gb/s transfer speed.
- Supports four SATA ports.


Audio


• Chip integrated by Realtek® ALC888S
- Flexible 7.1-channel audio with retasking
- Compliant with Azalia 1.0 Spec
- Meet Microsoft Vista Premium SPEC


• To reach the 8-channel sound effect, the 7th and 8th channels must be output from front panel if you purchase the mainboard with 3 audio jacks.


LAN


• Or Supports PCIE LAN 10/100 Fast Ethernet by Realtek 8103EL


On-Board Pinheaders/ Connectors


  • ATX 24-pin power connector
  • ATX 4-pin 12V CPU power connector
  • CPU / System x 2 FAN connectors
  • CD-in connector
  • Front panel audio connector
  • Front panel connector
  • Chassis intrusion switch connector
  • 2 x USB 2.0 connector support additional 4 ports
  • 1 x Floppy disk drive connector
  • 4 x Serial ATA II connectors
  • 1 x ATA133 IDE connector
  • Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Serial port connector
  • 1 x SPDIF-out header
  • 1 x Parellel port connector

MSI Reminds You…
• The floppy disk cable will be optional.


Back Panel I/O Ports


  • 1 x PS/2 keyboard

  • 1 x PS/2 mouse

  • 1 x Serial port (COM 1)

  • 1 x Graphics Card port

  • 1 x 3 in 1 audio jack

  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports

  • 1 x RJ45 LAN jack


BIOS


• The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The mainboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your mainboard specifications.


Dimension


• 24.4cm(L) x 19.3cm(W) Micro-ATX Form Factor


Mounting


• 6 mounting holes.


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MSI G31TM-P21 Technical Specifications
CPU Make
Chipset
Form Factor
Total RAM
Total USB
Motherboard Details
Intel
IntelĀ® G31 Chipset
ATX
LGA 775/ Socket T
4 USB slots
GPU Interface
GPU Onboard
SLI
Crossfire
Expansion Slots
Motherboard Graphics
PCIe v1.x
1 Nvidia GPU
Memory Type
Memory Type(ECC)
Memory Channel
Memory Capacity
Memory Total
Memory Slots
Memory Speed
Motherboard Memory
2xDDR2
Dual
2xDIMM
DDR2 800Mhz,
SATA 1
SATA 2
SATA 3
SATA Speed
External SATA
HDD RAID
Motherboard SATA
Internal USB
Internal I/O
Internal I/O Connectors
1 x 24 pin power connector
Back Panel USB
Back Panel I/O
Back Panel Connectors
4 x USB 2.0
1 x serial port
MSI G31TM-P21 Extras
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