An upscale, full-featured motherboard with plenty of power, the MSI K9A Platinum is designed specifically with the gamer in mind. Equipped with an AMD socket AM2, suitable for Athlon 64 processors, including the X2 and FX series, it's more than capable of handling anything you an throw at it. Using the ATI CrossFire Radeon Xpress 3200 chipset, the K9A Platinum supports CrossFire, letting you use 2 graphics cards together for even more processing power.
It also includes support for up to 8GB's of DDR2 memory, dual gigabit Ethernet ports, 7.1 channel onboard sound, and 4 SATA ports. Add storage capacity to your system through those ports with RAID 0, 1 and 0+1. Expand your system into new slots, with two x16, and two x1 PCIe slots, plus an additional two PCI slots. For any gamer that wants to build a killer system, the MSI K9A Platinum is a great launch pad.
AMD Socket AM2 This motherboard supports AMD's Socket AM2-based CPUs, including the Athlon 64 X2, Athlon 64 FX and Athlon 64 series. With a 2000MHz system bus using Hyper Transport Technology and support for dual-channel DDR2 RAM, AM2 motherboards form the basis for phenomenal system performance
ATI CrossFire Multi VPU Technology Support The MSI K9A Platinum incorporates full support for ATI CrossFire technology. The ATI CrossFire Xpress 3200 chipset delivers unrivalled bandwidth for true full-bandwidth 2x16 PCI Express slots and offers the utmost flexibility and options for support of the fastest GPUs as well as connector-free CrossFire graphics cards.
SATA II with RAID Support The second generation SATA interface delivers up to 300MB/sec transfer speed, doubling that of the first generation Serial ATA. Four SATA II ports support RAID 0, 1, 0+1 and JBOD array for better performance, enhanced data security, and flexible capacity upgrades.
Dual Gigabit LAN The integrated dual Gigabit LAN design allows a PC to serve as a network gateway for managing traffic between two separate networks. Dual Gigabit LAN means rapid data transfers from WAN to LAN without any added arbitration or latency.
S/PDIF Out Interface S/PDIF allows connections to today's hottest digital audio devices without signal loss. Connect S/PDIF out to an AC-3 decoder for full-on theater quality digital sound.
IEEE 1394a Support IEEE 1394 is a widely used standard of interface between personal computers and digital AV equipment. With IEEE 1394a you can easily connect digital devices such as a digital camcorder to the IEEE 1394a port provided on this motherboard for up to 400Mbps data transfer speeds.
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