Whether you’re a novice or experienced computer user, the benefits of EPP are immediate. Cooling solution used by K9N Diamond. There are the two usual RAID configurations available: One port is located on the back panel and two pin headers are located on the mainboard. Introduction K9N Diamond a. The Creative Sound Blaster audio controller is also a high selling point, not found very often on other mainboards. Another gamers dream is the dual-gigabit LAN which allows the user to prioritize network traffic.

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Main menu choices are: It also features a copper cooler on its north bridge chip and a copper heatsink on its south bridge chip, and they are connected through a copper heat-pipe. Realistically with nTune, there is no longer a need to go into the BIOS to adjust settings, now you can do everything dimond Windows.

MSI K9N Diamond Motherboard Review

DIMM sockets 1 and 2 are green and sockets 3 and 4 are orange. Robert Jon Cox – webmaster bosamar. Have you tried this driver? Hello folks, New here so take it easy. Cooling solution used by K9N Diamond. Its main feature is its on-board audio, controlled by a Creative Sound Blaster Audigy SE chip — feature not available on competing products.


I have used many MSI motherboards and never had a problem and found them very reliable. There you will have the choice of selecting one of the six levels: If you believe any of the information posted below is inaccurate please contact me.

The available RAID modes are: When installed this shows up as SB live. One of the PCI slots is orange and MSI says that this slot is special for communication devices, but no further info is given.

MSI really did a great job with their styling on the mainboard. We suggest the user to make sure that your CPU can afford to overclock regularly first.

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Introduction K9N Diamond a. For those who like to push their PCs, it enables quick and easy overclocking. Most of the connectors on the mainboard have been color coded to assist assembly and prevent errors. Anyone know of a solution to this problem.

I said I didn’t know. The most significant feature of Dual Core Cell are its overclocking functions. See my Bios page for specific bios settings.

There are the two usual RAID configurations available: The included D-Bracket 2 acts as a Port 80 card to help diagnose problems during boot-up and may be very useful in case installation problems arise.

Even though the Dynamic OverClocking Technology is more stable than manual overclocking, basically, it is still risky.


On the rear panel you will find: This motherboard also has an extra 12V power connector JPWR2 using a regular peripheral power plug, although I am unsure what this is specifically used for.

On the mainboard you will find: This is a significant cost savings for those who want professional grade sound without having to pay for an additional sound card. What’s in the Box.

MSI K9N Diamond (MS) Mainboard Review

Whether you’re a novice or experienced computer user, the benefits of EPP are immediate. If you find the PC appears to be unstable or reboot incidentally, it’s better to disable the Dynamic OverClocking or to lower the level of overclocking options. Just build this system with this board, bought it thinking I wouldn’t have to diamnod my SoundBlaster Audigy 2 ZS leaving more room inside.

The placement of the DIMM slots on the mainboard do not conflict with any other slots or ports, making this mainboard itself very nicely laid out.