MSI G33M and K9NGM3: new MoBos on integrated chipsets
22 October 2007
Summary: In choosing a value integrated motherboard, we should keep two important factors in mind: the 2D quality, and the retail price. At the quality of the image, there is nothing to complain about any of these boards, and at the price - the MSI board based on GeForce 7050 costs $30 less. At the same time, the expansion options, package bundle, and the functionality of both the boards are approximately equal.
Pros: high stability and good performance level;, graphic core Intel GMA X3100 and one PCI Express x16 slot;, support for SerialATA II ( 5 links; ICH9 + Marvell 88SE6111);, support for one P-ATA line (Marvell 88SE6111);, integrated 8-channel audio and Gigabit Ethernet LAN controller;, support for USB2.0 (12 ports) and IEEE-1394 (Firewire; 2 ports)., high stability and good performance level;, graphic core GeForce 7050 and one PCI Express x16 slot;, support for SerialATA II ...