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MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum
4.1 out of 10

MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum

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Overall 8
8.0

Hey Im Beavis

Anonymous, Newegg
29 August 2005
  • Summary: Yo .....this is a good board. Only gave it 4 stars because of trouble messing with onboard sata. When you overclock (Im assuming thats what your buying this board for) use sata ports 3 and 4 not 1 and 2. The onboard sata controller has issues.
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Overall 8
8.0

problems...

Anonymous, Newegg
29 August 2005
  • Summary: i'm not sure what was going on, but i could not format a hard drive using win xp install. tried two different hard drives (western digital). it gave me the 'unable to format -- you may have a bad drive' error.
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Overall 8
8.0

can't overclocking

Bo L., Newegg
4 August 2005
  • Summary: I just received my new system from Newegg.com. AMD 64 bit 939 3000+, MSI K8N Neo2 platinum, Corsair 1GB dual memory, ACCES FAN|XCONTROLLER A2140 control, ASPIRE X-Dreamer II ATXB4KLW-BK Black Steel ATX Mid Tower Computer Case 420W Power Supply.
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Overall 8
8.0

great, but with minor problems

Andrew D., Newegg
25 July 2005
  • Summary: first of all id like to give 2- thumbs up to newegg :) its a great board, and havent had too many problems. got dual channel.. put it in the same colored slots (space between em) worked perfectly fine.
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Overall 8
8.0

Awesome for OCing

Eric M., Newegg
24 July 2005
  • Summary: Awesome motherboard, works great for overclocking with my AMD Athlon 64 3000+ PIB! Only one problem so far, but it was a power connector that messed up, so I'm sending it back to MSI via RMA, but it's the only problem I've had! Likely just one of those one in a million messed up ones.
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Overall 8
8.0

Probally the best board for AGP

Anonymous, Newegg
24 July 2005
  • Summary: First lets start with the pro's and con's Pro's 1. 4 dimm slots 2. Motherboard layout 3. Very Very Fast 4. SUPERB for overclocking 5. MSI D-BRacket Con's 1. Board is picky with using 4 DIMMS 2. Location of IDE slots 3. IDE Slots to close to each other 4.
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Overall 8
8.0

3 1/2 stars

Pasquale S., Newegg
20 July 2005
  • Summary: Tempted to give 4 stars but had too many issues, some related to the PSU but others I belive are the motherboard's fault. Two of the USB ports are just not reliable enough to plug anything in it, re-installing XP didn't fix the problem either.
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Overall 8
8.0

Good Mobo

Anonymous, Newegg
15 July 2005
  • Summary: Update the bios to the latest offical version (Atleast) Especialy if your going with the new venice or with a san diego chip. Overall, I can overclock pretty good on this motherboard, im a noob to O/Cing with a 64 and I have already overclocked my Venice 3000+ to a 3800+ and over.
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Overall 8
8.0

Great board, but:

Anonymous, Newegg
5 July 2005
  • Summary: http://www.msicomputer.com This is an excellent board as I personally know others with it. Unfortuneately for myself and others on various online forums, It seems this board in particular is somewhat prone to being defective either out of the box or shortly after.
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Overall 8
8.0

Not what I expected...

David H., Newegg
8 June 2005
  • Summary: I upgraded to this from a K7N Neo Platinum NForce 2 board and was suprised at how little this board overclocks when compared with the former. Mine is extremely picky about the FSB, voltage, RAM timings and oh, the DIMMs are the most tempermental thing I have ever seen.
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