A simple and inexpensive motherboard for the enthusiast or first time builder, the MSI K9VGM-V is a great starting point for anyone wanting to build a system or upgrade their motherboard. Designed with the small form factor case in mind, this motherboard will fit into most small desktop systems.
Equipped with an AMD socket AM2, suitable for Athlon 64 processors, including the X2 and FX series, MSI’s offering is more than capable of handling anything you may want to run. Using the VIA K8M890 chipset with integrated graphics in conjunction with up to 2GB’s of DDR2 memory, the K9VGM-V is perfect for those that don’t need a discrete graphics card.
It also includes a 10/100 Ethernet port, onboard 7.1 channel sound, and 2 SATA ports. With those 2 ports, this card supports adding multiple hard drives to the system through RAID 0 and RAID 1. It has multiple expansion slots, including one x16 and one x1 PCIe slots, plus an additional two PCI slots. For anyone building a dream system, the MSI K9VGM-V is a fine beginning.
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 Hyper Transport Technology and support for dual-channel DDR2 RAM, AM2 motherboards form the basis for phenomenal system performance.
VIA K8M890+VT8237A Chipset The VIA K8M890 incorporates the VIA Chrome9 IGP (integrated graphics processor) to deliver DirectX 9 graphics with hardware pixel shaders and extensive support for high definition video. Support for the latest PCI Express graphics cards and high speed peripheral devices is made available via the integrated VT8237A Southbridge for an ultra-satisfying multimedia platform for mainstream users.
Dual-Channel DDR2 800 DDR2 next generation memory technology replaces current DDR memory and provides a walloping performance boost. With support for up to 800MHz DDR2 memory, the MSI K9VGM-V delivers fantastic performance in extreme 3D graphics environments and in memory intensive applications.
PCI Express x16 Graphics Interface The latest PCI Express x16 graphics interface delivers over 3.5 times the bandwidth of AGP 8X to support the latest high-performance graphics cards.
Serial ATA with RAID The revolutionary Serial ATA interface provides scalable performance for storage devices. SATA technology enables easy-to-install, high-performance and low-power hard drives. Two SATA ports support RAID 0 and 1 for better performance and enhanced data security.
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