Directly above the front panel header are the two onboard USB 2. As is common practice with their current motherboard lines, MSI went with a sci-fi inspired theme on the box front. Note that I found no usage type issues between the AGP slot and the chipset cooler, even though both look to be in close proximity to each other. The green is your front speakers and the black on the mobo is your rear speakers. Lian-Li PC antec W true ps msi k8n neo2 platinum mobo amd a64 fx53 skt slk u Tt 90mm smart fan II 2xmb crucial ballistix pc seagate sata 80 gb hdd sapphire x pro vivo toxic neca dvd burner pioneer s dvdrom klipsch 4. We were very impressed with the performance of the Reference Board, and in fact, recommended the K8N Neo2 as the motherboard of choice in our last High-End Buyers Guide.

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Those capacitors marked with an M come from an unknown manufacturer.

It’s hard to say with certainty, either way. MSI is known for their top performing product lineups, which include both motherboard and video card lines. Does anyone have a clue as to what’s causing this?

Beginners Guides Cases and Access. Note that I found no usage type issues between the AGP slot and the chipset cooler, even though both look to be in close proximity to each other.

MSI K8N Neo2 Platinum – motherboard – ATX – Socket 939 – nForce3 Ultra

mmsi I’ve checked the audio jumpers on the mobo as I first had connected the stereo and the headphones to the wrong outlets, and suspectedbad jumpers or bad positioning of themand they are as they should be, which shouldn’t affect the front audio anyway, as far as I know. Once I get it I’ll play around with it and see if I can get the speakers up and running.


The time now is Of course we’re not just going cut a blank check on that matter, because as you all know, ‘performance’ is a very product-specific intangible. News [H]ard Forum Settings. Log in Don’t have an account?

I have the same setup but I’m waiting for my mobo to come. Forum Hardware Specific Motherboards msi k8n neo2 plat audio???? MSI Computer has been very friendly with the enthusiast market beo2 the last few years PCstats has been reviewing its products.

Routing those SATA cables could be a bit problematic.

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I have Z and I followed exactly the same color. All trademarks used are properties of their respective owners. Any help would be greatly appreciated. I’ve also checked every single balance setting in the volume controls, and nothing’s wrong with those either. It is that mei.

I can’t seem to get both sides of the front speaker audio with the built-in sound. Anyone around with some good news for me? Results 1 to 4 of 4.

Please login or register. MSI continues to push the envelope of performance with their latest motherboard offerings, pairing the fastest chipsets available with their BIOS controlled dynamic overclocking technology coined CoreCell. The msi mobo book is vary vague about how to do it. For more information mxi specification of high performance memory modules, please check with your Memory Manufactures for more details.


We think that you will find the results in mso comparative tests very interesting. Features and Layout Abit AV8: Note that the front panel header is color coded for ease of use. While this is an out of the way location for the CMOS battery which does allow for more space around the chipset, it could be problematic if you need to get to the battery with a PCI card installed in any of the slots besides PCI slot 1.

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This was while connecting a pair of headphones straight into the mobo’s own front speaker outlet, not through the case front at all. I usually keep headphones in the front audio and my stereo plugged to the rear speaker outlet, so that I won’t be disturbed by windows sounds and whatever when only using my stereo for listening to music on the computer and things like that, but as there are other sounds I need to hear MIDI-sounds from Logic, for example which seem msii only get through to the front speakers, I’m quite annoyed by only having the right channel working.

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