MSI K8N Diamond (NVIDIA nForce4 SLI)
Subject: Motherboards | January 11, 2005 - 07:22 AM | Chris Wiles
MSI K8N Diamond (NVIDIA nForce4 SLI) @ Hardware Zone
Here's a taster of features taken directly from the MSI Press Centre:
The MSI K8N Diamond motherboard not only supports Nvidia's outstanding SLI technology for extreme 3D performance, but is also the first one to integrate the most advanced controllers for outstanding connectivity, storage and high-definition audio.
Awesome overclocking has become MSI K8N Platinum series motherboard's tradition and the Diamond edition does not only surpass but excel on it! The MSI K8N Diamond adopts a 6-layer PCB design for maximum memory tolerance in overclocking.
Creative 7.1 Channel High-Definition Audio with Dolby Digital EX certification. It provides cinematic audio experience with unmatched sound quality and realistic gaming sound effects. The Sound Blaster Live! 24Bit onboard audio features EAX advanced HD which is the latest gaming effect standard supported by the newest and hottest games ever!
Dual gigabit Ethernet onboard for great connectivity. One of them is PCI Express LAN which supports tremendous 2.5Gb/s bandwidth, and the other one is Nvidia Active Armor technology, a hardware network firewall engine to protect intrusion from the internet.
ActiveMOS2 is specially designed for the best thermal solution on power circuit. Based on the same concept of laptop computer, the heatpipe and copper heatsink with Nickel-coating can efficiently dissipate heat from PWM.
"The ultimate enthusiast motherboard is finally here with the MSI K8N Diamond nForce4 SLI motherboard. Besides elite gaming performance, this board has excellent system performance and boasts of quad LAN (inclusive of Bluetooth), Sound Blaster Live! 24-bit audio, six SATA II ports and more! "
Source: Hardware Zone