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MSI X48C Platinum

Generally speaking, when you upgrade your motherboard, chances are that you’re also looking at a new CPU and sometimes RAM.

With their X48 chipset based motherboard, MSI tries to make things a little easy by providing DDR2 as well as DDR3 support which can certainly reduce the size of dent to you account. So lets take a look at the MSI X48C Platinum today and find out what else we like about it.


Equip with 2 or more PCIe x16 slots, ATI CrossFire Ready.

The ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform.

Provides 2.7x faster performance than single graphic card solution.

With Multi-phase PWM IC, dual channel PWM design and Hi-c CAP, which lead to better power converting, reducing noise and expand the lifespan and stability.

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Désiré has been musing and writing about technology during a career spanning four decades. He dabbled in website building and web hosting when DHTML and frames were en vogue and started writing about the impact of technology on society just before the start of the Y2K hysteria at the turn of the last millennium. Following an eight-year stint at where he discovered the joys of global tech-fests, Désiré now heads up TechRadar Pro. Previously he was a freelance technology journalist at Incisive Media, Breakthrough Publishing and Vnunet, and Business Magazine. He also launched and hosted the first Tech Radio Show on Radio Plus.