No changes on the chipset level do not mean that motherboard manufacturers cannot or should not modify designs. Consumed Power, Energy Consumption: But the latest version of Speed Fan 4. Dynamic range, dB A: I already checked a few websites, MSI dot com one of them.

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Please enable JavaScript to view the comments powered by Disqus. The noise usually stops as it warms up.

MSi K9N4 SLI Series User Giude: 3d Audio Demo

Home Help Search Login Register. But it won’t hurt to review at least several typical models. It’s the same design – a small heatsink with purely nominal finning.

They also say that overclocking takes into account CPU temperature in order to avoid negative consequences of overheating. Otherwise, we analyze their efficiency as well.

MSI K9N4 SLI – motherboard – ATX – Socket AM2 – nForce 500 SLI

As we know, along with noticeable whistling, it will eventually start “rumbling” for several minutes after startup. We use all features of the motherboard in this test, including raising CPU voltage and adjusting multipliers and frequencies of system and peripheral buses, if necessary but if, for example, reducing Hyper-Transport frequency does not improve overclocking, we leave the default multiplier.


Drivers drivers needed hi thr i need drivers audioo dell inspiron Or possibly a local thrift shop has some old PC junk that has them that you could get cheap. Similar help and support threads.

Good idea about the thrift store So let’s proceed to other peculiarities. In practice, we are to find out whether CPU overclocking will be limited by a motherboard as well as to evaluate its behavior in non-standard modes, including automatic restoration of a correct frequency after a failed overclocking attempt, etc.

Welcome to Windows 7 Forums. As overclocking potential is an individual property of a given motherboard sample to some degree, we don’t set the task to determine overclocking potential to within a single MHz.

MSI K9N4 SLI is a good example, although it has some drawbacks to be more exact, a single drawback — it inherited a bad chipset cooler from similar motherboards for Socket Contact Us Legal Privacy and cookies. Our forum is dedicated to helping you find support and solutions for any problems regarding your Windows 7 PC be it Dell, HP, Acer, Asus or a custom build.

However, this cooler has a standard retention module.

The mentioned BIOS parameters are available in this version, but the viability of non-standard settings hasn’t been tested. I have not tried reverting to an older driver since the only drivers available on the official website are only for Windows and older. But on the whole, such a cooler should be evidently avoided.


But the latest version of Speed Fan 4. All capacitors come from the same manufacturer, but not from a first-tier one we couldn’t identify it. Find More Posts by zigzag Anyone have a link for me? Did not think to look in the manual. The set of proprietary MSI utilities includes: Front panel, rear jack or neither one?

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Dmitry Laptev lpt ixbt. If you have any old HDD’s or optical drives laying about the jumpers on the back of them are the same and will work for that. Win 8 Release candidate About the noisy cooling system in particular.

You can control only the target temperature to be maintained automatically by adjusting fan speed; the system supports 3-pin and 4-pin fans.