Picard is da bomb! Temporarily I am using this board in a DVR system, until it replaces the motherboard in a testing system after that. Full driver discs include drivers for XP and Vista. I would have liked an additional SATA port and wouldn’t have minded the extra couple of pounds expense. Upon screwing down the heatsink there was a more comforting re-assurance than with some others boards. The motherboard seems very sturdy as well.
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For example, upon installing the same CPU that has been used in a previous gigabyte board, i noticed the CPU clasp on the motherboard actually clipped the CPU down, instead of having an eerie feeling of a bent clasp like mso other boards.
It makes a change from either having to purchase an archaic board so you have XP support or a modern board like this one, that only supports Vista.
MSI P4m900-x Motherboard Mainboard Celeron D 800mhz Socket 775 With 1 RAM Stick
All times are GMT I would have liked an additional SATA port and wouldn’t have minded the extra couple of pounds expense. Originally Posted by wh You may have to register before you can post: The motherboard itself seems very solid as well. Flexibility goes even further still. However the two DIMM’s onboard may be a bit misleading to some for the following reasons. Another point, which is implied in the picture is quite low lying capacitors around the socket allowing breathing room between the motherboard capacitors and the CPU heatsink.
To start viewing messages, select the forum that you want to visit from the selection below. Results 1 to 4 of 4 Thread: Upon screwing down the heatsink there was a more comforting re-assurance p4n900 with some others boards.
Another possible negative point could be the limitation of just one PCI.
With the graphics being onboard and no onboard memory you’re purely dependant on part of your ram being allocated for video memory. Really handy as it supports my current p4 prescott HT and allows upgrade potential. The motherboard seems very sturdy as well. Further specifications are available off the msi website.
It would have meant a micro system could be run with two HDD’s and an optical drive. However, upon trying this with some memory I have kicking around it obviously didn’t work.
Results 1 to 4 of 4. It might seem like an obvious point, p4m90 finding a reliable board that I could use indefinitely on a p4 HT and then a dual core in the future was challenging.
The time now is Now on to the negative point of this board.
MSI P4MM3-L P4M Socket Motherboard – Aria PC
I noticed quite a few views so hopefully it may have helped someone after a budget board. This should be noted before purchase that they cannot be interchanged, so DDR memory cannot be inserted in to a DDR2 slot and vice versa. Another important point I nearly forgot to mention is the compatibility of the drivers.
The VIA chipset is also supported on Linux. Last edited by wh; at In the past with all other motherboards I have used, the DVR PCI card driver installation has caused havoc with motherboard drivers, however with this board, I didn’t suffer the same instability while installing drivers as I have in the past. T dual core 1.
This isn’t really an issue, except if you wanted to play any games from this century and afterthen a PCI GPU would be required. Although this is an issue with the PCI card itself, how this motherboard handles troublesome hardware is very impressive. Mac mini running W23k Server – 1. Full driver discs include drivers for XP and Vista.
As with any hardware, improvements could be made, but a solid base for most is essential, that is where this board delivers. Quite nice, as some other micro ATX boards I have seen only offer one block, which can be a problem if you have more than two case USB ports.