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MSI Z68A-G43 (G3) LGA 1155 Intel Z68 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 ATX Intel Motherboard

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  • Core i7 / i5 / i3 (LGA1155)
  • DDR3 1066 / 1333 / 1600* / 1866* / 2133*(OC)

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MSI’s Z68A-G43 (G3) PCI Express 3.0 motherboard offers double bandwidth to maximize the performance of current and next gen PCI Express cards. The MSI Z68A-G43 (G3) has one PCIe 3.0 X 16 slot and one PCIe 2.0 X 16 slot (4x mode), allowing for graphics cards to run in CrossFireX mode, but also has support for LucidLogix Virtu to take advantage of both the discrete graphics cards and the built-in visuals of the Sandy Bridge processors for video transcoding. Based on the latest Intel Z68 express chipset, which supports 2nd generation Intel Core i CPUs, MSI Z68A-G43 (G3) delivers unparalleled performance in both gaming and daily computing.

MSI OC Genie II can increase overall system performance in 1 second – all you need to do is to press the OC Genie button or enable OC Genie II function in BIOS menu. Have more intuitive control over the system setting with ClickBIOS II. The Z68A-G43 (G3) is also THX TruStudio PRO Certified delivering the fullest audio experience.


  • newegg World’s 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Mainboard Brand With ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, which delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming. (Note: To run the PCI Express 3.0 slots in Gen 3 speed, CPU supporting PCI Express 3.0 is required. If you install the Sandy Bridge CPU, the PCI Express 3.0 slots will run only at Gen2 speed.)
  • newegg ClickBIOS II MSI ClickBIOS II provides a consistent user interface both in the UEFI BIOS and in Windows. It provides the most convenient way for users to control system settings (overclocking, security and information) and supports touchscreen control.
  • newegg OC Genie II (Z68) Just press the OC Genie button or enable OC Genie II function in BIOS menu, the CPU, memory, iGPU and HDD performance will be highly improved. Whether users want to watch a high bit-rate HD movie or go online gaming, both can be enjoyed with image performance that is smoother and lag-free!
  • newegg THX TruStudio PRO THX is a trade mark of a high-end audio/visual reproduction standard for movies, home theaters, computer speakers and other audio devices. THX Certified Audio products are designed to let users experience movies & videos as live show. The true sound effect can make high definition video more powerful.
  • newegg Multi-GPU Support with CrossFireX Graphics capabilities supported for CrossFireX deliver the ultimate in graphics performance for gaming enthusiasts who demand the highest frame rates without compromising on resolution.
  • newegg Virtu Switchable Graphics Based on LucidLogix Virtu technology, MSI Z68 mainboard series provides the most expectant feature for desktop platform - switchable graphics, which allows users to enjoy both graphics power of integrated GPU and discrete GPU. It will switch to integrated GPU for HD movie playback, video transcoding and general applications to save system energy, or release full power for hardcore 3D gaming by switching to discrete GPU automatically.

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  • Limited Warranty period (parts): 3 years
  • Limited Warranty period (labor): 3 years
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    • Return for replacement within: 30 days
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