We have not found any real show stoppers in this BIOS from a component compatibility, stability, or features viewpoint, although the BIOS still requires some performance tuning in the areas of overclocking and enabling memory speeds above in our experience. Have you rebooted the modem or router that the other end of the cable is attached to? Find other tech and computer products like this over at Amazon’s website. I don’t have a program like Ghost to back it up Subscribe to our Newsletter.

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Usually we find NVIDIA based products being hard launched upon announcement day but the i chipset has not followed that pattern.

MSI P6N SLI Platinum – motherboard – ATX – LGA Socket – nForce i SLI Overview – CNET

Since our first look at the i chipset back in November, we along with our readers have wondered when the lower priced i family p6nn chipsets would arrive, and more importantly how they would perform. The user will have to press the F4 key in order to gain access to the C1E option in order to disable it.

There are not any serial ports, however a parallel port is still slii. Nvidia etherent an automated site that can detect the right software for your hardware on their site: However, the FDD and 8-pin power connector are located on the other side of the board which is going to make a mess of cabling; we would like to see this improved over time, but for now we will not go too hard on MSI.

MSI P6N SLI Platinum: NVIDIA’s 650i Part Two

Subscribe to our Newsletter. Also, every time the computer reboots it asks me to install a driver mai a “Mass storage controller” device — why is it doing that? We really liked the chipset and looked forward to seeing it and the P square off against each other in a myriad of configurations and price points. Just please tell me I don’t have to completely redo Windows Layout is good with only a couple of exceptions. As for the resetting of the modem or router – I did do that, even though it was working just fine before I swapped things out and it works perfectly fine when I plug my laptop into that cable modem so I know it’s not the cable modem or the ethernet cable itself.


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P6N SLI Platinum ethernet help please?

The power system for the CPU is a four phase system which is more than enough to power the Core 2 series of CPU, however Pentium 4 Prescott and Ceder Mill cores will find it restrictive when ethernft. You can find products similar to this one for sale below.

Lastly we get down to the expansion layout as well as the extra chips that have been thrown on for those etherent add-ons that the chipset does not come with.

Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. I downloaded and saved the nForce SLI driver package using a flash stick but did not get the i controller package; I will do so. It is now March and we are just now starting to see boards based on this chipset finally coming to market. I’ve got a similar setup as you platinuum didn’t have any prob’s regarding ethernet. Perhaps I’m just better off getting a NIC from the local computer shop?


Our other complaint about the BIOS is the fact we typically have to run our voltages slightly higher than on other boards to match the same timings or overclock levels.

The rear ports on the MSI board are quite good. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. No one has experienced this before? JJacobo on September, Unfortunately, Gigabyte’s performance oriented i board etheernet not arrive until sometime in April. Please login or register.

Why MSI hid this option and did not mention it in an otherwise top notch user’s guide is beyond us, but platimum was easily changed after a visit to the MSI technical forums. We tested the board with the release 1.

MSI P6N SLI Platinum – motherboard – ATX – LGA775 Socket – nForce 650i SLI Series

Mzi pin power connector along with the two IDE ports are located behind the memory slots where they should be. Have you rebooted the modem or router that the other end of the cable is attached to? I can understand that reinstalling the OS can take some time and may not be your first choice to try to solve the problem.