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MSI 850 Pro2 P4 Motherboard Review

MSI 850 Pro2 P4 Motherboard Review - PCSTATS
Abstract: With its' distinctive three and one RIMM slot orientation, the MSI 850 Pro2 is set to capture the attention of the ever increasing P4 market.
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External Mfg. Website: MSI Aug 14 2001   Max Page  
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The Full 850 Pro2 Spec Sheet

MSI 850 Pro2 Motherboard Specs
Support Socket 423 for Intel® Pentium®4 Processor Supports 1.4 ~ 1.7GHz

Intel® 850 Chipset
-- Up to 2GB Maximum memory (Rambus)
-- AGP Pro Interface with 4x SBA/Data Transfer

Intel® ICH2 Chipset
-- AC'97 Controller Integrated
-- 2 full IDE channels, up to ATA100
-- Low pin count interface for SIO
-- 4 USB Ports

Supports 400MHz FSB

Main Memory
Supports four 184-pin Gold-lead RIMM sockets.
Supports a maximum memory size of 2GB.

One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) slot.
-- Support up to 4x mode
One CNR (Communication Network Riser) slot.
Four 32-bit/33MHz Master PCI Bus slots.
Supports 3.3v/5v PCI bus Interface.

On-Board IDE
An IDE controller on the ICH2 chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA 100 operation modes.
Can connect up to four IDE devices.

ICH2 chip integrated AC'97 Codec

On-Board Peripherals
On-Board Peripherals include:
-- 1 Floppy port supports 2 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes.
-- 2 Serial ports (COM A + COM B)
-- 1 Parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
-- 4 USB ports (Pear x 2 / Front x 2)
-- 1 IrDA connector for SIR
The mainboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
IDE drive auto configure, Advanced Power Management (APM) 1.2, ACPI 1.0, DMI 2.0, ECC/Parity support.

30.4 cm(L) x 22.9 cm(W)ATX Form Factor

12 mounting holes.

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Contents of Article: MSI 850 Pro2
 Pg 1.  MSI 850 Pro2 P4 Motherboard Review
 Pg 2.  850 Pro2 Motherboard Features
 Pg 3.  Heatsink Mounts and Cooling Provisions
 Pg 4.  Onboard features and more
 Pg 5.  — The Full 850 Pro2 Spec Sheet
 Pg 6.  The BIOS Features
 Pg 7.  Memory Adjustments in the Bios
 Pg 8.  Test system specs and initial benchmarks
 Pg 9.  e-Testinglabs WinBench 99 and Productivity Benchmarks
 Pg 10.  Conclusions

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