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MSI motherboard defects. Can't understand why.

Discussion in 'Hardware' started by blasphemy101, Sep 16, 2004.

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  1. blasphemy101

    blasphemy101 Thread Starter

    Sep 16, 2004
    Hello everyone,

    This is my first time posting on one of these forums, so bare with me.

    I recently purchased a new comp with an MSI motherboard in it. It has an onboard graphics card (ATI 9200 series), and soundcard (Audigy I believe). The problem is that the soundcard works but cuts out like after a few seconds of any type of multimedia being played/watched, and the videocard is definately not living up to its high standards. Like even counterstrike is choppy.

    I downloaded all the drivers necessary for the installation process, and even updated the bios a couple of times. Nothing seems to work.

    I have honestly tried everything I can in terms of software installation/manipulation etc. for the past 4 months and nothing seems to give.

    The model of my board is a MSI 865PE Neo2-P.

    If any of you have any suggestions, that would much appreciated.

    Thanks. (y)
  2. ranger007


    Aug 31, 2004
    Doesn't the motherboard have a warranty? And isn't there someone around to honor that warranty (MSI or your computer dealer)?

    Sometimes things just don't work correctly and have to be replaced.
  3. winbob


    Aug 2, 2004

    Doesn't really sound like a defective MOBO, more like a performance issue, or configuration problem.
  4. batharoy


    Sep 13, 2004
    Theres a few problems here.
    First: Is the motherboard black or red? That will tell us if you have
    the standard or platinum edition.

    Second: The motherboards in this line-up do not use on board video.
    So we need to find out exactly what video card you have installed.

    Third: It does have onboard sound, but it is not Audigy based it
    uses the Realtek chipset.

    Fourth: We need to know what OS your using. 98 ME or XP?
  5. Whitestar


    Mar 22, 2003
    865PE Neo2-P is the platinum edition.
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