MSI launches nForce 780i and 750i motherboards

Press release, December 18; Joseph Tsai, DIGITIMES Asia

Micro-Star International (MSI) has launched the P7N Diamond and P7N SLI Platinum motherboards to support 45nm Intel processors.

The P7N Diamond utilizes the nForce 780i chipset with support for 3-way SLI technology, while the P7N SLI Platinum utilizes the nForce 750i chipset.

Although the two motherboards have different market segments, they both come with MSI's exclusive Circu-Pipe design to effectively reduce the temperatures of the chipset and MOSFETs for improved system stability and product life, according to the company.

MSI P7N series motherboards specifications


P7N Diamond

P7N SLI Platinum


Supports Intel Core 2 Extreme, Quad and Duo processors with 1333MHz FSB


Supports dual-channel DDR2 1066/800/667 memory


Four PCI Express x16 slots supports Nvidia 3-way SLI x16 (PCIe 2.0)

Three PCI Express x16 slots support Nvidia SLI x8 (PCIe 2.0)


nForce 780i

nForce 750i

Source: Company, compiled by Digitimes, December 2007

MSI P7N SLI Platinum motherboard

MSI P7N SLI Platinum motherboard
Photo: Company

MSI P7N Diamond motherboard

MSI P7N Diamond motherboard
Photo: Company