One thing I would have liked but is missing on the board is a PCI-e x1 slot. If you are buying the MSI FM3-V as a budget integrated board for a cheap system though, the integrated video is more than adequate for any desktop task. Extras included with the board are also sparse as you’d expect with a budget motherboard. The included multi-language manual is well written and illustrated, but extremely sparse. I am using the board under Ubuntu Linux
|Date Added:||22 March 2011|
|File Size:||19.76 Mb|
|Operating Systems:||Windows NT/2000/XP/2003/2003/7/8/10 MacOS 10/X|
|Price:||Free* [*Free Regsitration Required]|
If you are buying the MSI FM3-V as a budget integrated board for a cheap system though, the integrated video is more than adequate for any desktop task.
UNtested board from UNtested machine. The only flaw we could point out would be the positioning of the floppy connector directly under the last PCI slot at the bottom of the board, but since this sin is shared by almost every motherboard manufacturer out there, it’s not a huge deal. I picked up this board as a cheap upgrade for an old computer I use to play videos on.
Best Selling in Motherboards See all. Intel and nVidia have unquestionably dominated the chipset market over the last three or four years, and VIA, though not the power it once was, is still an important contributor.
MSI FM3-V – motherboard – micro ATX – LGA Socket – SiSFX Overview – CNET
Budget prices, integrated features and sometimes refreshing innovation are all hallmarks of the lesser known chipset manufacturers. Socket M Computer Motherboard for Intel. The chipset supports 8 USB 2. Good overall product with a couple of minor issues I picked up this board as a cheap upgrade for an old computer I use to play videos on. If you are upgrading on a budget, it can be worth it to look at the smaller names on the marquee.
SATA – connector s: I would recommend getting a back plate with the board mothervoard it can be hard to find the exact one cheap, as there are plates that look real similar but have slightly different connector spacing. These companies are not the first that come to mind when you are thinking about what chipset your next motherboard should have, but perhaps they should be.
The boom in SFF Small Form Factor PCs with tiny motherboards already integrated into their cases has made the slightly-less tiny micro-ATX form factor boards and the smaller cases that fit them considerably rarer. Socket P Computer Motherboard for Intel.
MSI 661FM3-V, LGA775 Socket, Intel Motherboard
It skips over some important things entirely, such motherbord the nature of the integrated graphics solution. Headers for the other four are found on the motherboard itself.
For that matter, the box has no information about this either. The included multi-language manual is well written and illustrated, but extremely sparse.
Ratings and Reviews Write a review. Layout of the board is pretty good but should you want to use a 24pin power supply to run one of these you will need an adapter as there is a cap in the road at that end of the 20 pin plug on the board where the extra pins on the 24pin would over hang the 20 pin socket. All types of video’s seem to play well including HD p which can have problems on some single core systems as it is really setup for multithreaded decoding.
You may also like. Socket 4 Computer Motherboard for Intel. That’s easy enough to fix with a PCI-e x16 video card, so its not a big problem. It’s good to see motherboarrd there are at least a few micro-ATX products out there for users who want small cases but also want to keep their options open. One thing I would have liked but mothdrboard missing on the board is a PCI-e x1 slot.
Additional integrated peripherals are sparse.
We had to check MSI’s website to discover the specs for it. It lacks hardware transform and lighting abilities so most modern 3D games will not run with it. Show More Show Less. Let’s see how much value we can squeeze out of this budget board.