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The K9A2GM V3 is a micro-ATX motherboard from MSI.

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Pros

BIOS amenable to overclocking processors, can push up to a half gigahertz

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MSI driver update tool quickly and easily updates software

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Intuitive and easy-to-understand BIOS

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Cheap and affordable, pairs well with cheap AMD processors for budget systems or new builders

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Radeon 2100 on-board graphics perform well, above average for this price point

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Cons

RAM sockets somewhat finicky, hard to get RAM sticks in place and some models have read errors with contacts

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Space for larger video cards is at a premium, large cards make it hard to fit PCI components

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Some hardware components (notably audio chipset) prone to failure over time

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The K9A2GM V3 is a micro-ATX motherboard from MSI.  The K9A2GM V3 is based on AMD's 740G chipset, with an AMD SB700 southbridge.  It has support for up to 4GB of RAM.  It has integrated 7.1-channel HD Audio.  For further information, please see the AMD 740G Chipset report.

Features
  • Northbridge:  AMD740G
  • Southbridge:  SB700G
  • Socket:  AM2+
  • PCI Slots:  1x16 PCI-E, 1x1 PCI-E, 2xPCI
  • 12 USB 2.0, 6 SATA-2 connections
  • Parallel Port Compatibility
  • Size:  24.4cm x 21.5cm
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