Excerpt: Micro Star International's MS-6309 VIA Apollo Pro133A - Coppermine Ready Socket 370 Infused April 10, 2000 By Dave Altavilla The past few months have been very interesting for the PC Motherboard market. As we all know, Intel skipped a beat with respect to release of its own PC133 compatible chipset with the i820. In the mean time, VIA has begun to show up in almost every Motherboard Manufacturer's offering, in many cases as a high end product solution.
Conclusion: Looking over the motherboard reviews we've written in the past year, we've only awarded one motherboard our Editor's Choice Award. That's right, one. No Editor's Choice Award for the Abit BE6-II or even the BP6! When we give a product the Editor's Choice Award, it's something special. The MSI MS-6309 is one of those special products.