MSI K8N Neo Platinum


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About the Product

The K8N Neo Platinum is a socket 754 motherboard for Athlon 64 CPUs that uses the Nvidia nForce3 250Gb chipset. It has 3 DDR DIMM slots and supports FSB speeds of 800 MHz. It also features integrated audio, Ultra DMA 66/100/133, 1 AGP (4x/8x) and 5 PCI slots.


MSI K8N Neo Platinum Reviews Rating: 88 out of 100 based on 4 ratings.

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Neoseeker  --- May 21 '04
A1 Electronics  --- May 25 '04
Anandtech  --- Apr 26 '04
CoolTechZone  --- May 23 '05
Gamers Depot 5/6 May 19 '04
HardOCP  --- Apr 20 '04
Hardware Zone 4.5/5 Jan 11 '05
t-break 87/100 Apr 14 '04
Viper's Lair  --- May 31 '04
VR-Zone 90/100 May 24 '04
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MSI K8N Neo Platinum Roundups and Shootouts

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MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review Hard Tecs 4U -- Oct 11 '04
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review Hardware Zone -- Oct 14 '04
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review Hot Hardware -- May 26 '04
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review MadShrimps -- Dec 13 '04
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review Spode's Abode -- Aug 21 '04
MSI K8N Neo Platinum Review Tweak Town -- Aug 26 '04

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"MSI have made another excellent motherboard with this MSI K8N Neo Platinum using this time the Nvidia nForce3 250GB chipset."

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Anandtech on

"If all the upcoming nForce3-250GB boards are this good, then it's a very good time to be running an Athlon 64 processor. It is not that the MSI stands out in performance in any one area; it is just..."

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CoolTechZone on

"Clearly, the MSI board performs rather well when it comes to overclocking. It managed to lead this test by 15.9 percent with a 25.5 percent overclock than default settings as opposed to Asus’ 22..."

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Gamers Depot on

"If you’re a current Athlon64 owner and want to step up to the most feature-rich solution around, then you should bite the bullet and snag a K8N – we know you won’t be disappointed."

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HardOCP on

"...I’m impressed with this board. If you’ve got a burning desire to upgrade and can’t hold off for a few months for the socket 939 boards, than this should definitely be among your top choices...."

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