MSI Introduces the MSI 880GMA-E45
April 27, 2010 // 1:37 p.m.
High Quality HTPC Mainboard with USB3 and SATA 6Gb/s
880gma-box.gifWorld-leading mainboard and graphics card maker, MSI, launches their brand new 880GMA-E45 mainboard using the AMD 880 chipset to fulfil the increasing demand for perfect Home Theatre Personal Computers (HTPC). In addition to supporting the latest AMD Phenom II X4 and X6 processors, the 880GMA-E45 provides full support for the DirectX 10.1 and UVD 2.0 multimedia standards to significantly enhance high-definition audio and video effects. Along with a wide variety of output interfaces, exclusive MSI technology like OC Genie, Military Class Components and native SATA 6Gb/s and USB3.0 interfaces, the AMD 880GMA-E45 allows users to build a quality HTPC combining high performance and high stability.
OC Genie: Easy Overclocking Technology
MSI has specifically equipped the AMD 800 Series with the latest OC Genie easy-overclocking technology to meet the multimedia requirements of power users. By launching the BIOS Setup, consumers can use the OC Genie to automatically adjust the CPU clock to enhance overall performance by up to 26% in order to experience and enjoy optimal performance at your fingertips with neither special computer knowledge nor additional expense.
Superb Stability: Military Class Components
Apart from enhanced performance, the 880GMA-E45 is equipped with high-quality, Military Class components, including solid capacitors (Solid CAP) for extending mainboard life and Icy Chokes to lower operating temperatures and to enhance system stability. Even during long operating hours, the system will not hang or lag due to overheating.
Unleash More CPU Performance with Unlock CPU Core Technology
Some CPUs are equipped with hidden CPU cores. In a few easy steps, the MSI Unlock CPU Core technology can easily unleash a CPU’s hidden core. When unlocking 2 cores to 4 cores, the CPU performance can be increased up to 104%. With a dual core budget you can enjoy a major performance upgrade and feel the power of quad core CPUs.
Additionally this technology will also work to reveal two extra cores on the latest Zosma-based quad core CPUs, turning the quad core CPUs in hexa core CPUs!
Fully-equipped Digital Output Connectors: HDMI & DVI
In order to fulfil consumer demands for convenience and full-featured multimedia equipment expansion, the 880GMA-E45 mainboard with the integrated ATI Radeon HD 4290 Graphics core is equipped with both a digital video interface (DVI) for digital video display and a high definition multimedia interface (HDMI) for digital video and audio output to help consumers simplify wiring connections. With only one HDMI cable, consumes can enjoy high definition video and audio at the same time to fully meet the HD multimedia demand of the next generation.
Lossless 24bit/192kHz HD Audio
Furthermore, in order to represent the sound effects of BD videos on HTPCs, MSI has equipped the 880GMA-E45 with the latest HD Audio codec to deliver 7.1 channel surround sound effect and the ultimate live effects corresponding to the BD movies.
Upholding the spirit of technology innovation and perseverance to perfection, MSI continues to provide multifaceted customized solutions for consumers. The MSI 880GMA-E45 mainboard is an integration of various exclusive and unique technologies and exceptional standards that helps consumers build an HTPC combining full functions, outstanding performance and excellent system stability, thus making the mainboard one of the best choices for building your HTPC.