However, upon lowering the timings a bit 2,2,2,5 with all 3 DIMM slots populated, we witnessed a Prime95 torture test fail after about an hour. After having passed that easily, the Max2 passed even more Prime95 torture testes with more aggressive timings. Six PCI slots provide plenty of room for add-on cards and the AGP 4x slot will accommodate the graphics card of your choice. A more interesting feature of the Max2 is the wireless Bluetooth functionality, which is a nifty feature to have even despite the fact that Bluetooth can hardly compete with higher bandwidth solutions like Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment.
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MSI 845E Max2 BLR I845E Motherboard Review
With a wealth of extras, I was only too keen to have a good look at mxa2 motherboard. Click to find out more. What do you want out of a motherboard?. After having passed that easily, the Max2 passed even more Prime95 torture testes with more aggressive timings. As far as layout is concerned, the Max2 is pretty well designed.
This revised Southbridge offers USB2. Sign in with LinkedIn Sign in with Facebook. Six PCI slots provide mssi of room for add-on cards and the AGP 4x slot will accommodate the graphics card of your choice.
MSI E Max2 Motherboard – PC World Australia
Keep up with the latest tech news, reviews and previews by subscribing to the Good Gear Guide newsletter. What was the best tech product of ,ax2 But it’s a usable feature nonetheless. It also provides surround sound for ,ax2 and you need not fork out for a sound card. However, upon lowering the timings a bit 2,2,2,5 with all 3 DIMM slots populated, we witnessed a Prime95 torture test fail after about an hour. Log in Don’t have an account?
MSI 845E Max2 Motherboard
Spiro Hionis PC World. Post Your Comment Please log in or sign up to comment. It is designed to work with DDR memory up to Auvio and pin package Pentium 4 processors, and offers a slew of new improvements and value-added features. A more interesting feature of the Max2 is the wireless Bluetooth functionality, which is a nifty feature to have even despite the fact that Bluetooth can hardly compete with higher bandwidth solutions like Indeed, my reviewing colleague and friend, Ryszard, liked it so much that he awarded it an Editor’s choice award.
Eventually, we filled all 3 memory slots with RAM and watched the Max2 complete our entire suite of benchmarks without tripping. Jax2 like the addition of the active cooler over the North Bridge, despite how much louder it may make your system.
The Bluetooth solution is the most interesting addition and appears to be unique in the market. The motherboard is the hub of all PC-related operations, so additional features can only be regarded in a positive light.
MSI is one of the quickest vendors to market with new technologies and has wasted no time with this motherboard based on the Intel E chipset. Sign up now Username Password Remember Me. There are a whole host of motherboard manufacturers who are aduio for your hard-earned cash. We were able to successfully run Prime95 torture tests on aggressive timings with all 3 banks taken up for about 3 hours after this first failed attempt however. I’ve enjoyed the slight shift away from performance as the defining factor for motherboards.
I need power and lots of it.