X99S GAMING 9 ACK
YOUR STREAM. YOUR GAME. YOUR FAME.
Supports New Intel® Core™ i7 processors Extreme Edition in LGA 2011-3 socket
Supports Quad Channel DDR4-3333(OC) Memory
ACK: Use Killer DoubleShot Pro to combine Killer WIFI with Killer LAN for the best online gaming experience
Turbo M.2 : Delivering next generation M.2 Gen3 x4 performance with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s
SATA Express + USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
Streaming Engine: Fantastic Full HD hardware streaming at 60 Mbps without impacting CPU performance
Multi-GPU: 4-Way NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFire Support
OC Engine: Reach higher overclocking results with more flexible BCLK adjustments at 100/125/167MHz.
Audio Boost 2: Reward Your Ears with True Quality
USB Audio Power: Serve Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB
XSplit Gamecaster: Show off you skills to the world with a 2 year premium license for this popular streaming software
Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency
OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
Gaming App: Boost your framerate
Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
Sound Blaster Cinema 2: Benefit from Creative software to get a more realistic surround sound experience
Gaming Device Port: Optimized with Triple Gold-plating for High Polling Rate Gaming Devices
LET THE GAMES BEGIN
MSI® GAMING motherboards are designed to provide gamers with best-in-class features and technology. Backed by the imposing looks of MSI's Dragon, each motherboard is an engineering masterpiece tailored to gaming perfection.
THE BEST GAMING WEAPONS AT HAND
Amazing sound with Audio Boost 2, powered by Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2
USB Audio Power
The highest frag and the lowest lag with Killer™ E2200 Game Networking
Push your SSD to the limit with Turbo M.2 & SATA-Express
Show off your gaming skills to the world with XSplit Gamecaster
SteamOS ready out of the box
Military Class 4 components
Super stable with Guard-Pro
Specialized production lines just for GAMING motherboards
OC Genie 4
Gaming Device Port
Boost your FPS with the MSI GAMING App
Click BIOS 4 (click here to visit our dedicated BIOS page)
Optimized for multiple graphics cards (SLI & CrossFire certified)
Take control with Command Center & Live Update 6
KILLER™ DOUBLESHOT PRO
Killer™ DoubleShot Pro combines Killer Ethernet and WiFi adapters, built for superior online traffic speeds and low latency. Advanced Stream Detect™ automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.
Through the detection and prioritization of gaming traffic you can finally fully utilize your network without fear of being kicked from an on-line game because of high ping. This enables true multi-tasking without manually enabling or disabling applications, updates and installations. Killer networking actually allows you to use your PC 24 hours a day.
LOWEST LATENCY, FASTEST SPEEDS
Enjoy the best possible online gaming experience. Wireless AC Killer has 2.9x times faster data throughput compared to traditional Wireless-N solutions. The biggest advantage is lower latency when gaming. Killer WI-FI has up to 3.5x times lower latency than other WI-FI solutions.
TEAM UP KILLER LAN WITH KILLER WIFI
Introducing world's first Killer LAN & Wireless gaming connection on a motherboard, the X99S GAMING 9 ACK offers unmatched gaming performance. Smart teaming combines both LAN & Wireless for the best possible gaming experience. The Killer Network Manager decides which apps runs on which connection for gaming traffic optimization. Truly unique is using Killer LAN and Killer WIFI combined for insane networking speeds.
Hardware streaming without FPS impact! 1080p quality with 60Mbps bitrate
RECORD AND STREAM ALL OF YOUR IN-GAME ACTIVITY WHILE ENJOYING YOUR GAMES AT MAXIMUM FPS
Because X99 lacks an integrated GPU, Intel Quicksync is no longer available to help while streaming your gaming activity. MSI Streaming Engine captures video real-time through a dedicated hardware solution making sure you are free of any impact on CPU performance, where other solutions demand vital resources highly impacting FPS performance.
Record your gaming activities at amazing 1080p quality with 60Mbps bitrate, without sacrificing CPU and graphics performance.
AVerMedia encoding chip
HD H.264 Hardware Compression
1080p Full HD recording
60 Mbps bitrate
No CPU and GPU performance impact
Optimized for XSplit Gamecaster
WANT TO SHOW OFF YOUR SKILLS
OR JUST MAKE A FUN GAMING VIDEO FOR YOUR FRIENDS?
XSplit Gamecaster & Broadcaster V2 lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more.
It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - Or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.
So what are you waiting for? Join the revolution and start streaming and recording with XSplit Gamecaster today.
Assemble and edit your recordings using the simple and straightforward video editor.
Game Capture Auto Detect allows for automatic streaming when starting a game.
Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations
RECORD & STREAM
Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream & record all of your gaming activities
Run into unstable situations when pushing your CPU to the limit? This occurs because the internal clocks are linked through the 100 MHz BCLK strap. Thanks to a integrated Clock Generator, MSI motherboards support more flexible BCLK adjustments, from 100 / 125 / 167 MHz straps.
Using these straps prevents system crashing while overclocking on the edge and opens doors to achieve the absolute maximum. The MSI X99 motherboards all come with the next generation Clock Generator offering even lower jitter and power consumption resulting in even higher stability under extreme conditions.
MORE SPEED, MORE BANDWIDTH, LESS POWER
MSI engineers made sure you can enjoy high speed DDR4 compatibility. DDR4 brings higher memory speeds at even lower power usage as low as 1.2v.
DDR4 offers higher volume sticks, this means larger memory configurations are possible up to 128GB.
Much like the design of the I/O Cover, this awesome looking piece of protective shield helps to keep the audio signal pure, preventing interference from other components. This is extremely important when demanding high quality sound.
PROTECTIVE I/O COVER
A black design I/O Cover with GAMING 9 imprinted doesn't only look cool, but it also protects against Electro Magnetic Interference. Making sure whatever device you connect, you will always receive a pure signal.
REWARD YOUR EARS WITH TRUE QUALITY
Get ready for ear-drum shattering sound, with MSI Audio Boost 2! With Audio Boost 2 we're delivering the highest audio quality with the use of Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 so you can enjoy crystal clear sound and music through 8-channel HD Audio.
ISOLATED AUDIO PCB
With traditional onboard audio the signal is distorted by electromagnetic signals from the rest of the PCB. Audio Boost 2 acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry which is separated by a red LED path. Less interference gives you a more clear audio signal.
DIRECT AUDIO POWER
Enjoy a heavy caliber audio experience with Direct Audio Power. A dedicated power input to Audio Boost 2 allows for a more powerful and stable power delivery, resulting in a more explosive and pure sound experience.
CREATIVE SOUND BLASTER CINEMA 2
Thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones or speakers.
Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments. Hear your enemies perfectly, make your ears a decisive tool to finish on top.
To shield the audio core from EMI (Electromagnetic Interference) caused by other add-in cards the audio chip is protected by a high-grade EMI cover with backlight illumination.
DEDICATED HEADHPONE AMPLIFIER
Prepare for an eargasm. The built-in dedicated headphone amplifier rewards your high quality headphone with the most amazing studio level sound quality up to 600O delivered from your gaming PC.
Tired of having to connect your headset in difficult to reach places? MSI GAMING motherboards are designed to be easy to use, featuring front & rear audio outputs fueled by Audio Boost 2.
HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS
With the use of professional Nichicon Japanese capacitors, specially designed for audio purposes, MSI GAMING motherboards provide the highest possible audio signal filtering. Delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics and realism.
- Acoustic series
- Lower Tolerance
- Lower Dielectric Absorption
GOLDEN AUDIO CONNECTORS
- Lower ESR
- Lower Leakage Current
- Higher Stability
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.
- Up to 600O crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics
- Dedicated amplified output (red) optimized for studio-grade headgear
- Superb signal conductivity and will not wear over time
USB AUDIO POWER
When connecting multiple USB devices, most motherboards will be unable to deliver a strong 5V power signal to all USB ports. This is highly noticeable with high-quality external USB DACs where sound quality degrades as the motherboard is unable to deliver a perfect USB signal.
Only MSI USB Audio Power continuously delivers a stable 5V to the USB ports on motherboards, making sure you can continue to enjoy the crystal clear audio standard you expect.
- Enhances USB Audio Quality
- Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB
WITH SATA EXPRESS
SATA Express introduces a new solution in high speed storage through PCI-Express, providing more bandwidth for the latest generation SSDs up to 10 Gb/s.
PUSH YOUR SSD
EVEN HARDER WITH TURBO M.2
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is more than 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards.
NEXT GENERATION M.2
Turbo M.2 is the successor to M.2 10 Gb/s, offering 3 times more performance up to 32 Gb/s using Gen3 x4. M.2 is packed in a small form factor and is compatible with 3 different sizes to fit most storage solutions. All latest generation Intel® based MSI motherboards feature Turbo M.2 storage.
STEAMOS SUPPORT OUT OF THE BOX
MSI is committed to PC Gaming and that is why MSI GAMING motherboards support SteamOS by default. Because of this, MSI works close with numerous tier #1 system integrators that released their popular SteamBOX PCs.
MILITARY CLASS 4 COMPONENTS
Military Class 4 is the next step in high quality components. The Hi-c CAP, Super Ferrite Choke and Dark CAP will make sure that your PC runs more stable under extreme gaming conditions.
A Hi-c CAP is a very small, but super-efficient capacitor. Besides ensuring enough spacing around a CPU socket to install large coolers, it also allows for 93% energy efficiency. Thanks to Hi-c CAP`s MSI mainboards are the most energy efficient in the market.
SUPER FERRITE CHOKE
Super Ferrite Choke uses a Ferrite core that is Super-Permeable. This allows the Super Ferrite Choke to run at a 35 degree Celsius lower temperature, have a 30% higher current capacity, a 20% improvement in power efficiency and better overclocking power stability.
With their aluminum core design, Dark CAP`s has been a staple in high-end design mainboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) as well as its over-10-year lifespan.
Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers and shielding result in the best circuit protection for our GAMING motherboards.
With MSI ECO Center you can physically cut the power to unused chips to save up to 19% power usage.
10% Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament". Untreated PCB's can have 10x higher failure rate.
All key components used in MSI motherboards have all passed military testing ensuring stable operation in the harshest environments.
Each and every I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge.
All MSI motherboards comply with stringent American FCC regulations and reduce the impact of Electromagnetic Interference.
FOCUS ON QUALITY
We put extra effort in increasing customer satisfaction. Our RMA rate has drastically decreased in the last few years.
To achieve the highest quality the MSI GAMING motherboards are developed by our most senior engineers on the most advanced production lines.
We are continuously improving our customer services, so in case you might run into a problem you can be assured we offer a fast response to your questions and hand you in depth information on the subject.
GAMING DEVICE PORT
MSI Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high end gaming mice to fully utilize it's speed. This results in a much faster and smoother mouse response in games.
- More responsive
- Smoother gameplay
- Faster reactions
- 3x more gold than regular connectors
- 10x longer lifetime when plugging/un-plugging
- Prevents oxidation
OC GENIE 4
OC Genie is the world's first built-in hardware overclocking technology on motherboards. With this one-second overclocking option we're giving you even more performance. Just hit the button and your PC gets another adrenalin shot. Delivering up to 20% of free extra performance for the CPU, memory and iGPU.
BOOST YOUR FRAME RATE
Outperform your competition with the MSI GAMING APP which allows simultaneous control of both your Motherboard and Graphics Card's overclocking.
Simply select your preferred mode with the click of a button:
This allows you to tune the system to your pleasure without any technical knowledge of overclocking. Scenamax quickly adjusts color temperature and contrast to the viewing scenario.
CLICK BIOS 4
The MSI Click BIOS 4 is the latest UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 8. Not only that it also reacts faster, runs smoother and has better mouse support. And this all comes with many cool features. Click on the button on the right to visit our dedicated BIOS page and learn more.
OPTIMIZED FOR MULTIPLE GRAPHICS CARDS
You can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping off from your screen when running a NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFire™ setup.
LIVE UPDATE 6
MSI Live Update is renewed! Our popular software automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software. Rest assured while your system is always configured using the latest software so you get the maximum performance and stability.
MSI's Command Center software is a very powerful tool to push your motherboard to the max. With a very intuitive touch ready interface, Command Center allows users to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize overclocking performance and adjust cooling features.
MSI Command Center integrates an unlimited RAMdisk. With a RAMdisk you can create a virtual drive from your system memory enabling speeds 20x faster than a modern SSD.
- Speed up system performance
- Load complete game images
- Speed up games, apps and browser
With MSI Super Charger you can simply deliver more power than regular USB chargers to your smartphone, tablet, USB game controller or portable console.
This allows you to quickly charge these devices for use when you're not gaming on your PC, eliminating the need for wall power sockets.
USB 3.0 signal integrity suffers with longer cable length. The special USB 3.0 Redrivers on GAMING motherboards, connected to the internal USB 3.0 ports, enable you to use longer USB 3.0 cables, especially in larger chassis.
SMART FAN CONTROL
Smart Fan Control gives you complete control of all your fans on the motherboard, convenient for gamers and overclockers;
- Users can real-time monitor the status of the fans
- Set profiles
- Record fan speed, voltage and temperate status into a log file.
With an awesome product comes an inspiring heatsink! Styled after the iconic MSI GAMING Dragon. The heatsink is oversized to provide the best thermal transfer and heat dissipation to enable your PC to just game 24 hours per day.
A small set of tools that are essential to get the best performance out of your motherboard.
- Increase stability
- Assist in trouble shooting
- Allow you to keep your complete system in check
- Allow for simple management
This way you can keep your mind on gaming and be confident that you have the tools to maximize your performance.
Be sure to take full advantage of all the GAMING weapons by connecting your devices to the optimized ports.
AUDIO BOOST 2
USB AUDIO POWER
- 30µg Gold plated Audio Connectors
- Amplified Audio
GAMING DEVICE PORT
- Optimized stable 5V USB ports
- Best sound quality for external DACs
- Optimized for high-rate gaming keyboards and mice
- Triple gold plating for extended lifetime
What's in the box? Check it out for yourself! Besides a plethora of necessary cables and connectors you also get a cool Do-Not-Disturb door-hanger, a slick MSI GAMING case badge, a set of cable labels and the stylish all black M-shield.