MSI MS-8984 NX6800XT-TD128E Owner's Manual

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9.0 and OpenGL 1.5 Optimizations and Support
NVIDIA Digital Vibrance Control (DVC) 3.0
Dual-link DVI support
Nvidia SLI multi-GPU ready
Designed for PCI Express x16
Supports PCI Express high-speed interconnect (HSI) technology for bidirectional
interconnect protocol conversion
256-bit advanced memory interface
Advanced thermal management and thermal monitoring
Memory Interface: 256-bit
RAMDACs (Mhz): 400
4. Find and click MSI Live Update to download the utility.
Software Installation
5. Unzip the downloaded utility first and then install this utility by clicking on LiveUpdate.exe.
(for Windows XP/ 2000)
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the installation.
To install the driver of the VGA card to your computer running Windows XP or 2000,
please follow the steps below:
7. Launch MSI Live Update and to enter the main page of this utility as shown below.
1. Turn on the computer.
2. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive. The Autorun program will start the Setup
program, and show the setup screen as follows:
Tip : If, on your computer, the
Autorun program does not execute
automatically, please 1) enable the
CD-ROM drive Auto-detect function
from Control Panel; or 2) find and
run the setup.exe file manually from
the CD.
The page of the MSITM Live Update 3TM
3. Click nVIDIA VGA Drivers. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
4. After finishing the installation, restart the computer as instructed.
Installing MSI
Hardware Installation
Using MSI
Live Update 3
Follow the steps below to install the VGA card :
1. Remove the computer case.
Installing from the CD-Title
1. To update the MSI TM Live VGA Driver TM, click Live VGA Driver TM item on the left
column of the main page.
1. Insert the CD into the CD-ROM drive, and start the Setup program.
2. Click the Utility tab on the setup screen.
3. Click the graph button on the bottom to connect MSI Live Update Series Server.
Then, it will automatically connect the Internet and compare the version of the driver
in the database.
3. Put the card directly over the PCI Express slot
and press one end of the card into the slot first.
Gently but firmly press the other end until it is
fully seated in the slot.
3. Click the MSI
4. Secure the card with a bracket screw.
1. Link to MSI's website at
6. Connect the monitor. Now, you are ready to
install the software on your computer.
This service enables you to update the latest VGA driver for your VGA card.
2. This utility will start checking your platform and the information on the VGA card, and
display the information in a list.
2. Locate the PCI Express slot on your mainboard.
5. Install all other cards and devices and connect
all the cables, and then install the case.
Live VGA DriverTM Update
MSI TM Live VGA Driver TM Update
MSI Live Update 3 is a useful utility for you to upgrade your MSI mainboard and
VGA card. Thanks to the powerful capacity of this utility, you can conveniently
download and automatically update the BIOS and the drivers on-line, without spending
much time in searching many Web sites to find the BIOS or drivers you want.
Warning: Inserting the VGA card into a wrong
slot (e.g. AGP slot) may damage your card (refer
to your mainboard manual for more Information).
Live Update 3 . Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the
Installing from the MSI
4. It may take several minutes to detect the required drivers. Please wait while
proceeding detection.
Web Site
2. Select /Download/ VGA on the upper part of the MSI's homepage to enter
the Download page.
3. Select Utility under the selections of VGA on the left side of the web page.
5. Click the InstallShield Wizard button on the right side of the table to download and
update the driver. All actions will proceed automatically.
6. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the updating procedure.
Using MSI
Live VGA BIOSTM Update
256MB DDR memory or
128MB DDR memory
This service enables you to update the latest VGA BIOS for your VGA card.
1. To update your VGA BIOS, click Live VGA BIOSTM item on the left column of the main page.
2. If your VGA card does not support the Live VGA BIOSTM function, you will receive a warning
message on the screen.
3. If your VGA card do support the Live VGA BIOS TM function, please pay attention to the message
shown on the screen telling you that in what circumstance flashing BIOS may fail to reboot.
4. Click Yes if you would like to try it at your own risk or No to return to the main page with
everything unchanged.
5. If you click Yes to continue, it will check the information and BIOS version of your VGA card,
and list them in a table.
nVIDIA GeForce NX6800XT
6. Click the graph button at the bottom to connect the MSITM Live Update 3TM Server.
Getting Started
Please check out the following items to make sure that you get the complete product:
VGA card
- Drivers and documentation on CD
- Applications on CD
Consult your dealer immediately if anything is missing or damaged.
System Requirements
To install the VGA card, your computer system needs to meet the following requirements:
Intel Pentium III (and above), AMD K7 (and above), or compatible with PCI Express slot
128MB of system memory
Installation software requires CD-ROM drive
DVD playback requires DVD drive
Interactive Program guide requires Internet connection for listing updates
Operation System Support: Windows XP / 2000
Power supply of 350 (and up) watt is highly recommended for system stability.
7. The MSITM Live VGA BIOS TM will automatically connect the Internet and search the supported
BIOS in the database of MSITM.
8. If it has found one (or several) supported BIOS for your VGA card, click the InstallShield
Wizard button on the right side of the table to have the new BIOS downloaded and updated
9. Follow the on-screen instructions to complete the updating procedure.
PCI Express interface
SLI interface
TV_Out Connector (S)
Card Features
Fan Connector
Superscalar GPU architecture
DVI-I Port
NVIDIA CineFX 3.0 engine
On-chip Video processor delivers unmatched video performance and features.
256-bit memory interface with advanced memory control
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D-Sub Port
NVIDIA UltraShadow II technology enhances the performance of bleeding-edge games
that feature complex scenes with multiple light sources and objects. Second-generation
technology delivers more than 4x the shadow processing power over the previous
NVIDIA High-Precision Dynamic-Range (HPDR) technology
128-bit studio-precision computation prevents image defects due to low precision and
ensures the best image quality for even the most demanding applications.
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nVIDIA GeForce
October 2005
NX6800XT inside!!!
PCI Express Interface
Note: The VGA card shown here
may vary from the actual card.
For further information, please
visit MSI website at
NVIDIA Intellisample 3.0 technology
Full MPEG Support
Advanced adaptive de-interlacing
Video scaling and filtering
Integrated TV encoder
NVIDIA ForceWare
Unified Driver Architecture (UDA)
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