MSI K9N2 nForce 780a SLI chipset socket AM2+ motherboard offers the ultimate in graphics performance with support for three PCIe 2.0 (x16/x8/x8 in SLI) SLI video cards. Based on the nForce 780a chipset, this ATX platform is designed for systems with 64-bit AMD® Phenom X4/Phenom X3 (Socket AM2+), 64-bit AMD® Athlon™ 64/Athlon 64FX/Athlon 64 X2/Sempron (Socket AM2), including AMD CPUs with 140W power requirement. The MSI K9N2 Diamond supports HyperTransport 3.0 with speeds up to 2600MHz and can accommodate DDR2 533/667/800/1066+ memory up to 8GB (1066 for AM2+ only). This high-performance platform also supports SATAII, eSATA up to 3Gb/s, RAID 0/1/0+1/5/JBOD, X-Fi Xtreme audio card, dual Gigabit LAN, IEEE1394, and USB 2.0. The MSI K9N2 Diamond motherboard features Green Power design for more efficient, earth-friendly energy use, Dual Core Center, Live Update Online, and Live Update 3. For spectacular gaming, multimedia entertainment, and extreme performance.