915GM Speedster-FA4

915GM Speedster-FA4

• Supports Intel® Pentium M/Celeron M processors with FSB 533/400MHz
• Intel® 915GM chipset with GMA 900 graphic controller
• 2GB Dual Channel DDR2 400/533MHz SDRAM /2GB Dual Channel DDR 333 SDRAM
• Dual GbE LAN Ports
• Four SATA connector
• 7.1 Channel Audio
  • 915GM Speedster-FA4


Supports Intel® Pentium® M Dothan/Celeron® M Dothan processors in 478-pin package
Up to 2MB L2 cache for Pentium® M Dothan and up to 1MB L2 cache for Celeron® M Dothan

Note: On Intel Pentium-M/Celeron-M Dothan CPU, with a choice of 478pins and 479pins P-M CPU socket, MSI designed 478pins P-M CPU socket on this board.

Core Chipset

Intel® 915GM Northbridge
- Supports 400 and 533 MHz Intel® NetBurst micro-architecture bus
- PCI Express external graphics support
- Supports DDR333 or DDR2 400/533 memory interface
- Integrated Intel® Graphics Media Accelerator (GMA) 900 with ADD2 interface

Notes: Graphic Display Notice-->Click here

Intel® ICH6 or ICH6R Southbridge
- Direct connection to GMCH via Direct Media Interface
- Supports one-channel Ultra ATA 100 bus Master IDE controller
- Two-port Serial ATA controller
- Support for up to eight USB 2.0 ports
- Intel® High Definition Audio interface


Main Memory

Supports up to two 184-pin 333MHz non-ECC DDR DIMMs or two 240-pin
400/533MHz non-ECC DDR2 DIMMs
Supports up to 2GB


Two 32-bit/33MHz PCI slots (support 3.3V/5V PCI bus interface)
One PCI Express x1 slot (PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)
One PCI Express x16 slot (PCI Express Bus specification v1.0a compliant)

HDD Interface

One IDE controller on the ICH6 / ICH6R chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with
PIO, Bus Master and Ultra DMA66/100 operation modes
ICH6 / ICH6R chipset supports 4 Serial ATA 150 ports

Onboard Peripherals

1 floppy port supports one FDD with 360KB, 720KB, 1.2MB, 1.44MB, and 2.88MB
1 PS/2 keyboard port
1 PS/2 mouse port
1 serial port & 1 serial pinheader
1 VGA port
1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
2 RJ-45 ports (with LEDs)
8 USB ports (4 on the front and 4 on the rear)
2 IEEE 1394 pinheaders
1 Line-In / Line-Out / MIC-In / Rear Speaker Out / Center-Subwoofer Speaker
Out / optical SPDIF-Out audio port

Onboard LAN

2 Marvell 88E8053 Gigabit Ethernet controllers

Onboard Audio

High Definition Audio interface integrated in ICH6 / ICH6R
Realtek ALC880 8-channel codec
- 8-CH DA connector with 48 KHz rate
- Compliant with AC97 2.3 specifications
- Meets perfomace requirement for audio on PC97/2001 system
- Meets Microsoft WHQL / WLP 2.0 audio requirement

Onboard IEEE 1394

VIA VT6307 IEEE 1394 controller

Power Management Features

Wake up on LAN (WOL), wake up on PCI
RTC alarm and wake up
Wake up on keyboard/mouse/USB from S1
Supports ACPI S1, S3, S4, S5 function

System Management

SMBus (I2C)
Temperature, voltage, and fan monitors


The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral
devices and expansion cards of the board automatically
The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface (DMI) function which
records your motherboard specifications
Supports boot from LAN, USB Device 1.1 & 2.0, and SATA HDD


Micro ATX Form Factor: 24.5 cm (W) x 24.5 cm (L)


8 mounting holes