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To master the game you need a masterful system. The MSI Enthusiast GAMING motherboards are honored with the suffix "M for Master" to cite its truly outstanding design, ready to guide you to the next level in gaming.
Dedicated HEADER for 4-PIN RGB-STRIP & LIGHTING CONTROL
Designed for anyone who simply wants to have a perfectly stylish gaming rig. With MSI's Mystic Light Extension header, it provides the most intuitive way to control the fascinated LED strip without the ordinary controller. Just install the standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header, then control your lighting to any style you want. Extend the Mystic Light to whole gaming rig and your gaming room.
With traditional memory design the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI introduces DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.
Designed with gaming DNA, TWIN GAMING LAN, powered by Intel, is optimized to give the best online gaming experience. Featuring 2 of Intel's best dedicated gaming network controllers, combined with MSI GAMING LAN manager, you get to experience the ultimate in speed and best networking performance for games.
Dedicated to giving you the best online gaming experience with optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.
With Audio Boost 3, powered by Nahimic Sound Technology, we're delivering the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. That way, you can enjoy breathtaking, crystal clear sound and music through 8-channel HD Audio or high impenda?nce headphones and truly dominate the game.
Overclock your system instantly and generate more FPS in games with 1 push of a button using Game Boost! You can also easily enable XMP using the XMP button in Click BIOS.
Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions or macros to any key and launch your favorite games, load overclocking profiles or do real-time overclocking with the push of a single button. The possibilities are endless!
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over Type-C connector more convenient than ever. USB 3.1 Gen1 enables lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 5Gb/s!Benefits
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
FAST STORAGE WITH SATA EXPRESS
SATA Express offers a solution in high speed storage through PCI-Express, providing more bandwidth for the latest generation SSDs up to 16 Gb/s.
TURBO M.2 STEEL ARMOR
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is more than 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!
Exclusive Steel Armor provides best singnal quality. Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games.
Turbo U.2 On Board
The U.2 connector delivers performance up to 32 Gb/s and allows support for next gen 2.5-inch SSDs using the U.2 connector.
With the increased size and weight of modern high end graphics cards, traditional PCI Express slots often show signs of bending or even breaking. Meet STEEL Armor, strengthened PCI Express slots using more solder points to make sure you never have to worry about breaking off any of the slots.
Get ready to enjoy the best gaming experience with MSI & SteelSeries!
Enthusiast gaming gear brand SteelSeries has officially approved MSI GAMING motherboards as 'SteelSeries Certified (SSC)'. This certification is based on the performance demands and stability of MSI GAMING motherboards and SteelSeries products. Your SteelSeries headset, mouse and other top quality gaming gear works best on MSI GAMING motherboards.
Our GAMING motherboards are tested in our gaming lab, internet cafes and together with the world's best eSports players to make sure you get top performance and reliability in the world's most popular games. Through 24-hour on- and offline game testing, MSI ensures the onboard network configuration, audio reception and FPS performance are tested and tuned to perfection for you to enjoy the best possible gameplay experience.
Only the motherboards that pass this test receive the GAMING CERTIFIED status and are considered true MSI® GAMING motherboards.
Military Class 5 is the latest evolution in high quality components. The Titanium Choke and Dark CAP ensure that your PC runs stable under extreme gaming conditions.TITANIUM CHOKE
Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament". Untreated PCB's can have 10x higher failure rate.
HIGH TEMPERATURE PROTECTION
All key components used in MSI motherboards have all passed military testing ensuring stable operation in the harshest environments.
Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers and shielding result in the best circuit protection for our GAMING motherboards.
Each and every I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge.
All MSI motherboards comply with strict American FCC regulations and reduce the impact of Electromagnetic Interference.
This motherboard supports SLI / CrossFire. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow.
That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFire™ setup.PREVENT DAMAGE
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?
Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free gaming experience and higher GPU overclocking.
This next generation UEFI BIOS is completely rebuilt and features a plethora of system builders' favorite options. From M-Flash for easy BIOS flashing to advanced data protection & system security, CLICK BIOS hands you the tools to fully protect and optimize the system.
Through smart design and optimizations for Windows 10, CLICK BIOS is faster than ever. By reducing the use of graphics in the UEFI shell, it boots faster, reacts faster and adds a smooth experience when changing settings. Smart categorizing of functions and settings make this the easiest BIOS you'll ever see.
MSI Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high end gaming mice to fully utilize its speed. You can customize your mouse' DPI to change accuracy and program macro combinations using the easy to use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.GAMING BENEFITS
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: / Silent / Gaming / OC /
MSI Dragon Eye allows you to watch a YouTube video or Twitch Stream while playing a game simultaneously. Simply add a link or stream to the Dragon Eye application and select the size, position, volume and transparency and start gaming. With a few hotkeys you can start/pause your video or set the volume.
MSI has worked closely with CPUID to develop this special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather information on some of the main devices of your system, such as your CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more.
Get an unlimited RAMDisk for free (worth $35) with MSI GAMING motherboards. RAMDisk allows you to create a virtual drive from your system memory, enabling speeds up to 25x faster than a modern SSD. You can load complete games, speed up your browser or your page file significantly increasing system performance! You even increase your SSD's lifespan by using RAMDisk as it reduces unnecessary read and write operations to your SSD.