MSI launches Intel X38 motherboard

Press release, October 11; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia 0

Micro-Star International (MSI) has launched its latest X38 Diamond motherboard which is based on the Intel X38 Express chipset and DDR3.

The motherboard supports a 1333MHz FSB and Intel's 45nm multi-core processors. It is also equipped with several overclocking design features such as TroubleShoot Poster and instant button to match the precise demands of users.

The motherboard comes with dual-channel PWM (pulse width modulation) and MSI's Circu-Pipe cooling solution.

In addition to these improvements, the motherboard also has some exclusive features including quad graphics slots, X-Fi Xtreme audio, MSI SkyTel VoIP and all Japan-made solid capacitors, the company highlighted.

MSI X38 Diamond motherboard specification




Intel X38 Express Chipset

CPU support

Intel Core 2 Extreme, Quad, Duo Processors

FSB support


Memory support

Dual-channel DDR3 1333/1066/800 memory

VGA support

Four PCI Express x16 slots (two run x4 speed), with PCI Express 2.0 and ATI CrossFire support

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, October 2007

MSI X38 Diamond motherboard

MSI X38 Diamond motherboard
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