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MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS LGA 1151 Intel Z270 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.1 ATX Intel Motherboard
- Intel Z270
- Supports 7th/6th Gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151
- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133
- 6th Gen processors support DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133
The MSI Z270 GAMING PLUS motherboard offers a solid cornerstone for your next build with a blend of power, features and quality in an aggressive-looking design. It's based on Intel Z270 chipset, and works seamlessly with Intel 6th/7th generation processors. It's built with Military Class 5 components for unbeatable reliability and durability. Two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots with AMD CrossFire support offer the ability to multiply graphics performance. An M.2 slot capable of up to 32Gbps speed (PCIe 3.0 x4) is Intel Optane ready, and also supports SATA mode for wider compatibility. In addition to colossal performance boost, this model adopts premium audio components and isolated audio circuitry, producing pure, Hi-Fi class sound that allows you to enjoy your favorite movies, music and games like never before.
- Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel Core / Pentium / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
- Supports DDR4-3866+(OC) Memory
- DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
- VR Ready: Best virtual reality game experience without latency
- Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M.2, Intel Optane Memory Ready
- Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
- GAMING LAN, powered by Intel : The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
- Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
- MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports AMD Crossfire
- In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost
- EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
- Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
- GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. Enough fan headers with full control are included to allow you to cool your system to the max.
Fully Controllable Fan Headers
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.
DC or PWM Mode with Hysteresis
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
* This feature may vary according to your platform and model
Total Control in BIOS and Software
Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
Enjoy the Latest Video Standards
Supporting the latest display connectors for new technologies (OLED, HDR) and legacy connectors for beamers, MSI motherboards are designed to make life easier for any professional user.
Legacy DVI / VGA Video Support
To support professional monitors, TV's, beamers and other displays, this MSI motherboard features DVI and a VGA video output. No matter what screen type you want to connect, using a dedicated graphics card or an onboard connector, MSI motherboards have you covered.
Professional Sound Quality
Get the most immersive sound experience. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most dynamic soundscapes.
Amplify Your Game with Audio Boost
Built on years of experience in building motherboards dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound. Audio Boost has developed into a high quality audio unit, offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Locate your enemies with your eyes closed using Audio Boost.
Isolated Audio Design with LED Border
Audio Boost operates like a dedicated soundcard by being physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal possible. A bright border illuminated by LEDs showcases and protects the Hi-Fi audio unit.
Separated Audio Layers for Clean Left & Right Channels
Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
Dedicated High Definition Audio Processor
Audio Boost is powered by an EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors for a Warmer Sound
By dedicating golden audio capacitors to the front output, a high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. The Chemi-Con audio capacitors are widely considered to be one of the great choices for the best sound output.
5.1 Audio for True Surround Sound
With high quality audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.
Stable, Secure & Fast Networking
Optimized for professional and multimedia use, this generation comes equipped with a high quality network solution ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability when transferring big data.
Stable, Secure Networking
The Gigabit network adapter on MSI Professional motherboards offers fast, reliable and secure networking.
Featuring Network Genie for easy to use bandwidth optimizing
- Allows you to change applications' traffic priority
- Perfect for cloud computing and data syncing
Be the First to Boot Up in the Morning
This MSI product supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you noticeable benefits. Start programs faster, load data faster and increase productivity.
Intel Optane Ready
This new technological marvel brings game-changing performance to memory and storage devices. Allow Optane caching to boost your storage devices for an even faster system!
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot-up and insanely quick loading of applications and data. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!
XBoost Your Storage Performance
This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, saving you a lot of time when loading or transferring data.
SATA Mass Storage
Each MSI motherboard comes with enough SATA ports to connect loads of HDDs for long term storage of large files and system backups.
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Enhanced Stability with Optimized Memory Layout
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensure perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about system crashing.
Memory Speed Impacts Performance
The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files.
* Benchmarks conducted with The Witcher 3
Extreme Stability & Compatibility Testing
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. MSI’s memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.
Designed for Limitless Tuning
Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.
Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
EZ Debug LED
Run into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.
Built on Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.
Fortify Your System with PCI-E Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference to provide a pure and reliable signal for the best performance, even when turning it up a notch.
Ultimate Motherboard Protection
Enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.
DOUBLE ESD PROTECTION - BEST
SINGLE ESD PROTECTION - AVERAGE
SEMI ESD PROTECTION - POOR
Super Stable with the Highest Quality Components
MSI uses Military Class 5 components, which is the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. These high quality components are shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
Ti chokes run much cooler and deliver a 30% improvement in power efficiency, allowing for better overclocking and stability.
With their aluminum core design and Japanese made quality, Solid CAPs are made for high-end design motherboard. Not only do Solid CAPs could provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also work firmly for over-10-year.
A special core design allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature offering better power efficiency and stability.
Windows 10 Certified
With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.
Maximize Your USB Device Performance
Transfer lots of data, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
X-Boost Your USB Performance
When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your devices for even better transfer speeds and can provide up to 30% increase in USB performance, saving a lot of time when transferring data. This handy tool is very easy to use and automatically detects & optimizes the USB devices connected to your system.
Super Charge Your Phone & Battery-Powered Gear
MSI Super Charger USB ports charge any connected device faster. It delivers more power than regular USB ports to your smartphone, tablet, USB peripherals or other battery-powered gear.
Front Side USB Faster than Ever with USB 3.1
Ready for next generation cases and perfect to use with the latest smartphones, the onboard front side USB connector now offers ultra-high speed through USB 3.1 with Type-A.
Double ESD Protection
Never worry about damage caused by defective USB devices. The USB ports on MSI motherboards are shielded by a set of protective ICs to prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices.
Apps to Greatly Improve Efficiency
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming.
X-Boost Your Storage
This unique and exclusive software allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device connected to your system. Simply use X-BOOST’s Easy or Advanced mode to tune your system for up to 30% increased speeds, higher system responsiveness and faster loading of data.
Take Command of Your System
MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.
Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can remain focused on your work. Never worry about missing any updates.
"...the best update package available on any motherboard." - Anandtech
SSD Not Fast Enough? Try MSI RAMDISK
MSI motherboards include RAMDisk, allowing you to create a virtual drive from your system RAM memory. Instantly load your software, speed up your browser or your page file to significantly speed up your system!
- Speed up system performance, over 25x faster than a SATA SSD
- Speed up games, apps and browser
- Increase SSD lifespan
Instant System Startup with MSI Fast Boot & Go2BIOS
With the latest operating systems supporting UEFI fast booting methods, a “Fast Boot” option has been added to take full advantage of this. Simply enable “Fast Boot” either in the BIOS or with the convenient application for faster boot times.
Avoid having to mash your DEL/F2 button to get into the BIOS with the Go2BIOS button in the MSI Fast Boot application. Your PC will automatically go to the BIOS on the next reboot for quick. Some models even have an onboard Go2BIOS button.
Tune Your System with Click Bios
The extensive features in MSI CLICK BIOS let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable and maximum performance. From M-Flash for easy BIOS flashing to advanced data protection & system security, CLICK BIOS provides the tools to fully protect and optimize your system. MSI CLICK BIOS is faster than ever. By reducing the use of graphics in the UEFI shell, it boots faster, reacts instantly and feels smoother. Smart sorting makes this the easiest BIOS you’ll ever use.
- Easy to use
- Windows 10 optimized
- Packed with security features
Warranty & Returns
Warranty, Returns, And Additional Information
- Return for refund within: 30 days
- Return for replacement within: 30 days
- This item is covered by Sennow Return Policy