board MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

The mainboard itself.

io MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

The Back I/O panel consisting of:

  • PS/2 ports
  • 1x serial, 1x parallel port
  • 2x RJ45 GBe LAN port
  • 4x USB port
  • 1x 6 pin firewire
  • 1x spdif out
  • audio in, out, optical out

sound MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

The Creative sound chip, the Wolfson ADC and Cirrus Logic DAC

giga1 MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

The Marvell GBe PHY

giga2 MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

Marvell PCI-E GBe Controller

msi MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

NVidia Nforce 4 SLI MCP Northbridge cooling solution

nbb MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

Northbridge naked

sata MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

6 Sata-II ports, 4 purple ports via Nvidia MCP04 and 2 blue ports via Silicon
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sb MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

Nvidia MCP04 cooling solution. notice the copper core on the heatsink

sbb MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

Southbridge naked

sli MSI P4N Diamond Board Preview

The PCI-E SLI slots. No connector switch is required for the Intel Nforce 4
SLI.