- Supoorts 4th Gen Intel® Core™, Pentium®, & Celeron®
- Processors for LGA 1150 socket
- Supports DDR3-3000(OC) Memory
- USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gbps
- Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
- Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards
- OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
- Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
- 4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience
- Three Digital Display Outputs: DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI Support
- PCI Express Gen 3: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
- USB Audio Power: A Break Through in USB Audio Quality
- Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
- Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds
- Wi-Fi 802.11n, Bluetooth 4.0, Intel® Wireless Display
Military Class 4
MSI's new Military Class 4 components support you while you are questing, racing, battling and shooting your way to the top. MSI's Military Class 4 components deliver record-breaking stability when you need to keep cool in the heat of battle. The new standard in stability built on a proven technology of high quality components.
World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
With ultra-high 32Gbps transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.
- Twice the bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards
Compared to common motherboards which need extra BIOS chips, MSI's M-Flash has a double advantage - it doesn't need extra components. Secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade functions, it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip, actually able to boot up your PC.
- Backup / Restore Your BIOS to / from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process
Live Update 5
MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.
- Automatically Detect the BIOS, Driver, VGA, Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP, Vista, 7 32/64-bit
Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gbps offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gbps Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices
SATA 6Gbps provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gbps, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10,000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.
- 2X Faster than SATA 3Gbps
- Up to 6Gbps Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs
Intel® Wireless Display
MSI motherboards come with an Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module which also supports Intel® Wireless Display (Wi-Di). This way you can easily connect to other wireless devices in your home. The support of 802.11 b/g/n and Bluetooth 4.0 ensures that you have the fastest available transfer speed. With Intel® Wi-Di and a Wi-Di receiver (not included) you can watch movies on your TV without the need for any cables.
Sound Blaster Cinema
Realistic surround sound and the ability to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments to make your ears a decisive tool on the battlefield.
No more waiting for entering an OS! MSI Fast Boot helps to make motherboards boot lightning fast. MSI also adds the GO2BIOS button within. Simply click it to reset your PC and then go straight to the system BIOS.
Military Class Essentials
The core of Military Class 4 is based on the essentials which increase your stability in the worst conditions. The humidity protection and high temperature protection ensure your system survives each environment, no matter how harsh. The new structure of the PCB limits EMI radiation. On top of that all the connectors have ESD protection in order to prevent short circuits.
The latest Gen 4 Fabric PCB helps against moisture caused by some weather conditions / environments.
Anti-ESD ICs and onboard fuses totally protect your motherboard from electrostatic damage.
The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep users safe during long-time computer operation.
High Temperature Protection
Certificated Military Class 4 components work stably under extreme conditions.
OC Genie 4
OC Genie 4 supercharges your speed experience! When used, OC Genie 4 accelerates your entire system and puts it into overdrive. Tuned by the professional overclockers, OC Genie 4 hands you record-breaking performance on a silver plate.
4K UHD Support
Enjoy the awesome 4K UHD video playback now! MSI's 8 series motherboard, equipped with HDMI port(s), supports the latest and innovative 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) signal output to provide a unprecedented visual experience.
MSI's exclusive Super RAID application will easily setup and configure to boost your system performance and stay current with automatic, no-wait updates to your e-mail, social networks, news, and more - via the 3 Intel® key technologies:
Intel® Rapid Start
Intel® Smart Response
Intel® Smart Connect
Command Center allows easy visual adjustment of system settings, automatically tune fans or give complete freedom. It features an integrated unlimited RAM disk.