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MSI launches Intel G965 and Q965 series motherboards
Press release, September 4; Carrie Yu, DIGITIMES [Monday 4 September 2006]

Micro Star International (MSI) recently introduced a series of motherboards based Intel G965/Q965 chipsets. With full support for the new generation Core 2 processors, the new G965/Q965 series motherboards features digital home and digital office technologies, according to MSI.

The MSI G965/Q965 series motherboards (MS-7241, MS-7276 and MS-7278) support dual-channel DDR2-800, Core 2 processors and fourth-generation graphics of the Intel GMA X3000/3000 family, which enables improved working frequency and memory share. In addition, the family supports DirectX 9.0c and Shader Model 3.0 to deliver better gaming experiences, with Clear Video technology allowing better movie clip quality, according to MSI.

The motherboards also provide complete support for Windows Vista, according to MSI. The MS-7276 uses the ICH8DH for the south bridge and integrates all of the necessary functions for digital home and digital office technologies, including Intel PRO Gb LAN to get digital entertainment from the Internet and Intel Matrix Storage technology to quickly save and play various digital contents through RAID configurations, stated MSI.

All the components of the MSI G965/Q965 series motherboards are Restriction of Hazardous Substances (RoHS) compliant, according to the company.

Specifications are available at MSI's website.

MSI MS-7276 motherboard

The MSI MS-7276 motherboard
Photo: Company

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