Another important tactic for prospective buyers is to go to the memory manufacturers website. That’s why hardware manufactures try to make their product more generic and more compatible with other products. Many have “Memory Configurators” where you choose the MOBO you have or are going to purchase and the configurator will list the modules that the company has tested and state as compatible. You may download the driver by clicking the “Driver” icon. The price may be the seller’s own price elsewhere or another seller’s price.

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Is this a necessary step in order to operate the RAM at ? However the system runs perfect if I set up the RAM without dual channel. Intel E Core 2 Duo 2.

Both setup failed when Dual Channel is enabled With the MSI X Platinum, you must put the memory in different colour slots in order to enable dual channel memory support.

Unfortunately, MSI has no other models based on the iX to be more exact, there is one modification to be reviewed below. Yes, something similar to this but somewhere else more obvious for users to see!

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

The MSI X Platinum will run on older power supplies but older units are not designed to handle the power requirements of modern machines.


Max Memory GB 8. The box looks similar, but it’s changed its orientation from portrait to landscape; the “PowerUp Edition” label marks the improved model. Serial ports Rear 1.

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. Viktor92 on May, Thank you very much in advance.

Tell me which one would you choose to buy?

MSI 975X Platinum, LGA775 Socket, Intel (975X PLATINUM POWERUP EDITION) Motherboard

A compatible power supply is definitely required if you plan on running a dual videocard setup. I wonder if this board was designed to run Dual Channel at all?

The set of other controllers is quite expectable for a top solution. Dual CoreCell dual for the two processors is the fancy name for MSI’s IC which controls things such as dynamic overclocking and voltage control, fan adjustment and temperature monitoring.

Socket Computer Motherboard for Intel. Noise level, dB A: According to the manual this set of lights indicate that “testing onboard memory size.

Olatinum this PDF playinum seem to be the most updated version, as you can easily tell that the number of tested DDR2 1G memories very small It’s such a pity that such a great board has so much memory compatibility issues from what I have experienced and issues that have been raised by many other people in the forum.

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. DRAM ratio to 1: I really don’t know what’s wrong with this motherboard. Most MHz modules will need a slight voltage bump to run properly.


When you power on, there is no video output, D-LED indicates it hangs on memory check. On the whole, we have only one question: Indeed, a top motherboard that does not support Core 2 is just out of date now. Intel Pentium 4 Extreme Edition 3.

This is the price excluding shipping and handling fees a seller has provided at which the same item, or one that is nearly identical to it, is being offered for sale or has been offered for sale in the recent past. Heavy problems with RAM. I made a list of possible memory modules that would work for sure and G.

We recommend you to check with your local supplier for exact offers. This MOBO just didn’t achieve my satisfactory level in terms of memory compatibility and I’m pretty sure other users have experienced similar issues.