MSI X58 Platinum ReviewZertz - March 1, 2009
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- Excellent energy-saving capability and offers high-computing performance.
- Provide superior energy-saving function and maintain an ultimate low temperature operation.
- Comes with three incredible features.
Active Phase Switching
- APS is Active Phase Switching is complete function to Control Power Demand With Switcing Dynamically, it’s for CPU, Memory and Chipset PWM.
- Saving Power under Variable Loading.
- Power Usage More Efficiency.
All Solid Capacitors
- Longer lifespan than electrolytic capacitors
- Endurable to operation under higher frequency & temperature
- Avoid exploding capacitors to cause mainboards failure
All Shielded Chokes
- A choke is an inductor responsible for storing power and regulates the current.
- All shielded choke could reduce core power loss, lower EMI interference.
- Store energy longer at higher frequency, achieving higher efficiency.
Easy OC switch
- Help end-users upgrade CPU FSB directly
- Buy an essential CPU but want to reach higher performance
- Skip the complicated BIOS OC setting and enjoy the higher level CPU performance
- Easy connect to front panel & chassis cable
- 2x USB, IEEE 1394, front panel (JFP1/2)& audio(JAUD1) M-connector in the package
- Easy to tell the definition of each pin
- Functions designed with button to be easy use.
- Help power-users tweaking process in-chasis enviornment
- Onboard SATA ports are stacked on the mainboard to avoid mechanical issue with giant graphic cards like 8800 Ultra.
- Equip with 2 or more PCIe x16 slots, ATI CrossFire Ready.
- The ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform.
- Provides 2.7x faster performance than single graphic card solution.
Live Update Online:
- The MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there’s a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website.
Live update 3 :
- Live Update 3 is a single utility software that automatically checks BIOS, driver and utility updates and installs for you , which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating.
All information courtesy of MSI @ http://global.msi.com.tw/index.php?func=proddesc&maincat_no=1&prod_no=1696