So this motherboard can be a reasonable compromise: Not every customer is willing to spend such huge amount of time and efforts as I did to try to fix problems that are not even part of their responsibility. Has anyone ever experienced similar problem in the past? This item doesn’t belong on this page. As I have mentioned earlier changing the memory is not an easy thing for me and no one can guaranty the new memory can be used in Dual Channel setup, I guess I will just have to kiss-goodbye MSI and go for another brand of motherboard.

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Heavy problems with RAM.

MSI X Platinum – motherboard – ATX – LGA Socket – iX Overview – CNET

If MSI did not do well on this matter, they should just accept it and try to improve. Thus, MSI’s choice of the cheap budget codec instead of the cheap top codec seems very strange. The quick installation guide is another matter, it’s not helpful at all.

The item may have some signs of cosmetic wear, but is fully operational and functions as intended. CPU voltage conversion circuits are the same, just some electrolytic capacitors from Matsushita are replaced by polymer capacitors from Sanyo.

This points the problem back to the motherboard. Thank you very much for your help!


MSI 975X Platinum – PowerUp Edition – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – i975X Series

The Intel X Express chipset is compatible with ATI’s CrossFire technology which means you can run two videocards for dual rendering goodness, sweet!

Serial ports Rear 1. Some time ago all manufacturers would include their own Linux versions…: What kind of CPU are you using? The system is very unstable power on and off in a random manner and there is no video output when RAM is set up as dual channel. The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price. Product Specifications Detail Datasheet. Is this a necessary step in order to operate the RAM at ? The MOBO recognizes the memory and runs it on the correct speed thanks for your help on this one.

MSI 975X Platinum – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – i975X

However, considering slightly different memory operating modes memory frequency is higher in the MSI model, and timings are increased proportionallythe difference of several percents is hardly significant. Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3. BIOS default is 1. The set of other controllers is platinim expectable for a top solution.

But the system fails to start whenever the modules are setup in Dual Channel mode.

MSI X Platinum, LGA Socket, Intel (X PLATINUM POWERUP EDITION) Motherboard | eBay

Thank you very much for the fast reply. Here is a list of my hardware components, I will try to describe them as detail as possible: Ratings and Reviews Write a review. I can see there are many memory compatibility problems on the forum and this will be or probably already is a disadvantage for MSI MOBO.


Sergei Pikalov peek ixbt. Imagine if a user has to select 1 out of 2 motherboards which both have similar performance. Windows XP SP2 As the two iX-based motherboards in our lab were tested by different procedures due to the lack of time for sterling llatinumwe have tested the MSI X Platinum in two sessions in different configurations, in order to compare this model with its competitors.

Products may not be available in all markets. ATA – connector s: There are practically no changes in exterior, only heatsinks on the chipset bridges are replaced by copper ones.

Unfortunately, MSI has no other models based on the iX to be more exact, there is one modification to be reviewed below.

Viktor92 on May, I really don’t know what’s wrong with this motherboard.