MSI P965 Platinum


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The P965 Platinum is a socket 775 motherboard for Intel P4 CPUs that uses the Intel P965 Express chipset. It has 4 DDR2-800 DIMM slots, 1 PCI-Express x16, 2 PCI-Express x1, 1 PCI-Express x4, 2 PCI slots, integrated audio, and supports 1066/800MHz FSB speeds. Rear panel I/O ports include 1 RJ45 LAN, 4 USB 2.0, and 1 S/PDIF Out.


MSI P965 Platinum Reviews Rating: 83 out of 100 based on 2 ratings.

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ChileHardware  --- Jan 22 '07
HardOCP  --- Dec 21 '06
Hardware Secrets  --- Dec 14 '06
Hardware Zone 4/5 Sep 27 '06
Hexus  --- Sep 13 '06
Neoseeker  --- Nov 17 '06
PC Stats 80% Dec 05 '06
Technic3D  --- Jan 05 '07
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MSI P965 Platinum Roundups and Shootouts

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MSI P965 Platinum Review Anandtech -- Dec 06 '06
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MSI P965 Platinum Review Hot Hardware -- Jun 01 '07
MSI P965 Platinum Review Tech Report -- Jan 02 '07

HardOCP on Dec 21 '06

"MSI has presented us with a very stable motherboard in the P965 Platinum. It ran like a champ under very heavy usage models at stock settings. When it comes to enthusiasts looking for overclocking..."

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Hardware Secrets on Dec 14 '06

"MSI P965 Platinum is, in our opinion, the motherboard that provides the best cost/benefit ratio for the mainstream user building a Core 2 Duo-based system. In other words, this motherboard is..."

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Hardware Zone on Sep 27 '06

"Besides the storage layout issue, the MSI P965 Platinum is a solid, stable board that can pump out consistent and reliable performance in almost all kinds of applications, but its just not..."

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Neoseeker on Nov 17 '06

"This is a solid try from MSI, one I am sure they can improve on with more BIOS revisions."

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PC Stats on Dec 05 '06

"In general we found that the MSI P965 Platinum motherboard performed very well in practically all the benchmarks tossed its way. Most if not all Core 2 Duo motherboards are in a similar position,..."

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