Video is handled by the onboard Intel GMA 3100 chipset, or you can install a PCI Express x16 graphics card to take on the load. Another PCI slot allows further expansion of your system and the Realtek ALC888S audio chipset delivers 8 channels of sound for your enjoyment.
Four 3Gb/s SATA devices can be installed and eight USB 2.0 ports allow you to attach peripherals at will without having to struggle to find an empty port while the Megabit Ethernet LAN lets you connect to a home or business network.
Intel G31 Express Chipset for Intel CPUBased on the Intel G31 Express chipset, the MSI G31TM-P21 supports Intel LGA 775 (Socket T) processors including the Core 2 Extreme, Core 2 Quad, Core 2 Duo and Pentium Dual-Core series.
Integrated Intel GMA 3100 Graphics CoreThe onboard Intel Graphics Media Accelerator 3100 (GMA 3100) graphics core is powered by Intel's innovative hybrid graphics architecture and Clear Video Technology for incredible 3D realism and home theater entertainment to meet the needs of today and tomorrow.
PCI Express x16 Graphics InterfaceThe PCI Express x16 graphics interface delivers over 3.5 times the bandwidth of AGP 8X to support the latest high-performance graphics cards.
The MSI Live Update OnlineThe MSI Live Update online is designed to automatically download and update the BIOS and driver when there’s a new version online. It helps reduce the risk of getting the wrong file and minimize the trouble of searching the files from MSI website.