MS-6156VA

Overview

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Detail Specifications

CPU

Support Slot 1 for Intel® Pentium® II/III or Celeron™ Processor
Supports 233 ~ 733MHz


Chipset

VIA® VT82C693A Chipset
VIA® VT82C596B chipset Chipset


FSB

Supports 66/100/133MHz FSB


Main Memory

Supports four memory banks using two 168-pin unbuffered DIMM.
Supports a maximum memory size of 1GB.
Supports ECC(1-bit Error Code Correct) function.
Supports 3.3v DRAM DIMM.


Slots


One AGP (Accelerated Graphics Port) slot.
  - AGP specification compliant
  - AGP 66/133MHz 3.3v device support
Three 32-bit Master PCI Bus slots and one 16-bit ISA bus slots.
Supports 3.3v/5v PCI bus Interface.


On-Board IDE


An IDE controller on the VIA®82C596B PCI Chipset provides IDE HDD/CD-ROM with PIO,
   Bus Master and Ultra DMA 33/66 operation modes.
Can connect up to four IDE devices.


Audio

Creative®ES1373
  - Running on PCI BUS.
  - Support Direct Sound and Direct Sound 3D
  - AC97®Compliant

 


On-Board Peripherals

On-Board Peripherals include:
  - 1 floppy port supports 2 FDD with 360K, 720K, 1.2M, 1.44M and 2.88Mbytes
  - 2 serial port (COM A + COM B)
  - 1 parallel port supports SPP/EPP/ECP mode
  - 2 USB ports
  - 1 IrDA connector for SIR/FIR.
  - 1 Audio port (Line_In, Line_Out, and Mic_In Jack) and 1 MIDI/Game Port


BIOS

The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and
   expansion cards of the board automatically.
The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your
   motherboard specifications.
ACPI(Advanced Configuration and Power Interface) feature.


Dimension

24.4 cm(L) x 19.2 cm(W) MicroATX Form Factor

Mounting

6 mounting holes.


Product Accessories
 
 
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Awards

BIOS

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Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.

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Description Fixed CPU speed 667MHz show 666MHz
Version VA2.5
Type Award BIOS Release Date 2000-10-17
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This bios is only for VIA chipset.
This is only for PCB 2.X
Description - Support UDMA66 HDD.
- Fixed Some PC133 SDRAM compatiblity issue.
- Support Intel(R) Coppermine(R) CPU.
Version VA2.2
Type Award BIOS Release Date 1999-11-15
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note For Intel(R) Coppermine(R) CPU support, please check first if your mainboard have a blue sticker with the letter "C" located in the I/O chip, if yes, that means your system could support Intel(R) Coppermine(R) CPU. (The I/O chip is located beside the Primary IDE connector)
This bios is only for VIA chipset.
This is only for PCB 2.X
Description This is the initial AWARD(R) BIOS release.
Version VA1.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 1999-09-20
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This bios is only for VIA chipset.
This is only for PCB 1.X
Description - Added support for Intel(R) Coppermine(R) CPU.
- Support PCI 2.2 spec.
Version VA2.1
Type Award BIOS Release Date 1999-09-10
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This bios is only for VIA chipset.
This is only for PCB 2.X
Description This is the initial AWARD(R) BIOS release.
Version VA2.0
Type Award BIOS Release Date 1999-07-08
Download download File Size 0 MB
Note This bios is only for VIA chipset.
This is only for PCB 2.X
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Manual

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Version Language File Size Download Release Date
1.0 English 1.03 MB download 2002-05-29

CPU Support

 

Marketing Name
MS-6156VA
Model Name
6156VA
PCB Version
2.1
BIOS Version
W6156VMS.250
CPU
FSB
Ratio
Result
PII (Celeron) 233
66
3.5
OK
PII (Celeron) 266
66
4
OK
PII (Celeron) 300
66
4.5
OK
PII (Celeron) 300A
66
4.5
OK
PII (Celeron) 333
66
5
OK
PII (Celeron) 366
66
5.5
OK
PII (Celeron) 400
66
6
OK
PII (Celeron) 433
66
6.5
OK
 
PII (Klamath) 233
66
3.5
OK
PII (Klamath) 266
66
4
OK
PII (Klamath) 300
66
4.5
OK
PII (Deschutes) 266
66
4
OK
PII (Deschutes) 300
66
4.5
OK
PII (Deschutes) 333
66
5
OK
PII (Deschutes) 350
100
3.5
OK
PII (Deschutes) 400
100
4
OK
PII (Deschutes) 450
100
4.5
OK
 
PIII (Katmai) 450
100
4.5
OK
PIII (Katmai) 500
100
5
OK
PIII (Katmai) 550
100
5.5
OK
PIII (Katmai) 600
100
6
OK
PIII (Katmai) 533B
133
4
OK
PIII (Katmai) 600B
133
4.5
OK
 
PIII (Coppermine) 500E
100
5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 550E
100
5.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 600E
100
6
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 600EB
133
4.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 650
100
6.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 667
133
5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 700
100
7
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 733
133
5.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 750
100
7.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 800EB
133
6
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 850
100
8.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 866
133
6.5
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 933
133
7
OK
PIII (Coppermine) 1G
100
10
OK

Note: For Intel® Coppermine® CPU support, please check first if your motherboard have a blue sticker with the letter "C" located in the I/O chip, if yes, that means your system could support Intel® Coppermine® CPU. (The Winbond I/O chip is located near the Serial Port)

 

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