MSI K9N Diamond AM2 nForce 590 SLI Overclocking Test

Overclocking/Overclocking Tests by windwithme @ 2006-10-24

We take this high end AM2 motherboard from MSI based on the nVIDIA 590 SLI chipset for a spin, exploring the overclocking features and performance.

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BIOS Features

BIOS Features

The Diamond Series doesn’t disappoint, there is a varied range of options in the BIOS to help you overclock your system to a high potential:

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The Cell Menu allows you to change CPU/DDR and Chipset voltages and advanced settings:

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The CPU multiplier and vcore options:

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Up to 0.30v can be added to the default CPU vcore

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DDR2 Memory settings allow you to run the RAM asynchronous from the FSB, from 400 to 800:

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The advanced memory settings don’t rival those of DFI yet, but do allow for enough flexibility to get the job done:

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The new C51 Chipset specific settings allow for a wide range of frequency settings:

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And voltages:

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This extra BIOS menu allows you to tweak the EPP Technology of the 590 SLI, including PCIe linkboost.

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Read to boot up:

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