CSM-Q87M-E43

Intel® Q87 Express Chipset

  • Supports 4th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
  • Supports DDR3-1600 Memory
  • USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
  • Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
  • Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards
  • OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
  • 4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience
  • 4 Display Outputs: HDMI/DP/DVI/D-Sub Support
  • PCI Express Gen 3: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
  • Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
  • Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds
  • Super RAID: Easily Setup & Configure Intel® Technologies
  • Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0: Streamiline PC Maintenance & Security VPRO
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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 surviving 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 circuit.
 

HUMIDITY
PROTECTION

The latest Gen 4 Fabric PCB helps to against moisture
cause by some humid conditions and environments.


ESD
PROTECTION

Anti-ESD ICs and fuses onboard helps to totally protect your
motherboard from electrostatic damage.


EMI
PROTECTION

The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep
users safe when during a long-time computer operation.


HIGH TEMPERATURE
PROTECTION

Certificated Military Class 4 components help to work
stable under some extreme conditions.


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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.
 

Dark Choke

  • Better Power Stability
  • Better Power Efficiency
  • Long Lifetime
Solid CAP

  • Long Lifetime
  • Low ESR
  • Low Temperature

 

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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.

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Intel® vPro™ Technology

Built-in security for greater protection

An added layer of security for businesses and intelligent systems

Today's businesses and intelligent systems developers face four critical areas of IT security:
 

 

 

  • Threat management, including protection from rootkits, viruses, and malware
  • Identity and website access point protection
  • Confidential personal and business data protection
  • Remote and local monitoring, remediation, and repair of PCs and workstations

 

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Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0

Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0 is a total solution to deliver the enhanced security & productivity for PCs that small businesses demand.
Security     Productivity  
       
Software Monitor
Monitor critical software at the hardware level.
PC Health Center
Schedule & run maint. tasks off hours - even if PC is off.*
Data Backup and Restore
Schedule Backup after hours - even if PC is off.*
Energy Saver
Shorten boot-up wait time while saving energy & running tasks overnight - even if PC is off.*
USB Blocker**
Block unwanted USB devices or file import or export on company PCs.
Intel® Wireless Display***
Connect easily to your PC’s wireless display to improve in-office collaboration.
         
   
New Enhancements
Import/Export, Enhancements with Windows 8, Easier Customizations
 

*AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an internet connection.
**USB Blocker is a software-based device blocking solution.
***Intel® Wireless Display is only supported when combined with an appropriate Intel® Wi-Fi module.
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World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 motherboard brand

With ultra-high 32GB/s 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.

Benefits:
- 2X bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards

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4K UHD Support

Enjoy the awesome 4K UHD video playback now! MSI's 8 series motherboards that equip with HDMI port(s) supports the latest and the most innovative 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) signal outputs to provide an unprecedented visual experience.

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Super Charger

Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected. The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

Note: Only front red USB ports support charger function after system off

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USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

Features
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

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Super RAID

MSI's exclusive Super RAID application helps to 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:

3 Key Intel® Technologies:
- Intel® Rapid Start
- Intel® Smart Response*
- Intel® Smart Connect

*This feature only works on platform/model that supports Intel® Smart Response technology.

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SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM 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.

Features
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

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Command Center

Command Center is the next-gen multi-function software platform and allows easy visual adjustment of system settings, automatically tune fans or give complete freedom. It features an integrated unlimited RAM disk. With the Command Center mobile version, you can remote and monitor your PC wirelessly via your iPhone or Android phone.

Benefits:
- System Settings Adjustment
- Fan Curve Tuning
- Unlimited RAMDisk
- Mobile Control
 

 

Fan Curve Tuning   Unlimited RAMDisk   Mobile Control
 

Fan Curve Tuning helps to completely control all your fans to enable you to find the best balance of fan performance and silence.
 
Easily configure a RAMDisk to give an enormous speed boost to your system by storing your most used files in it.
 
MSI Command Center is an user-friendly and easy to use app that lets you control every aspect of your motherboard with your mobile device.

 

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Fast Boot

No more waiting for entering O/S! MSI Fast Boot helps to make motherboards boot lightning fast. MSI also adds the GO2BIOS button with-in. Simply click it to reset your PC and then go straight to the system BIOS.

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving your time and lowering 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.


Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit


 

 

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M-Flash

Compared to common motherboards which need extra BIOS chips, MSI's M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn't need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover, it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

Features
- 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

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

  • Socket
    1150
  • CPU (Max Support)
    i7
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
    100MHz
  • Chipset
    Intel® Q87 Express
  • DDR3 Memory
    DDR3 1066/1333/1600 MHz
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    32
  • PCI-Ex16
    1
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen3 (16)
  • PCI-Ex1
    2
  • PCI
    1
  • SATAIII
    6
  • TPM (header)
    1
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 3.0 ports (Front)
    2
  • USB 3.0 ports (Rear)
    2
  • USB 2.0 ports (Front)
    4
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6
  • DisplayPort
    1
  • VGA
    1
  • HDMI
    1
  • DVI
    1
  • VGA Max Share Memory (MB)
    1760
  • DirectX
    DX11
  • Form Factor
    M-ATX

 

  1. 1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specification with your local dealers.
  2. 2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 


CPU

• 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

 


Chipset

• Intel® Q87 Express Chipset
- Supports Intel® Small Business Adcantage
- Supports Intel® vPro™ Technology
 


Main Memory

• 4x DDR3 memory slots supporting up to 32GB
- Supports DDR3 1600/ 1333/ 1066 MHz
- Dual channel memory architecture
- Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
 


Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
• 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
• 1 x PCI slot
 


On-Board SATA

SATAIII controller integrated in Intel® Q87 chipset
- 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10
- Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology and Intel® Smart Connect Technology
* Supports Intel Core processors on Windows 7 and Windows 8.
 

USB

• Intel® Q87 Express Chipset
- 4x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 3.0 connector)
- 8x USB 2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC887 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 


LAN

• i217LM Gigabit LAN controller
 


Internal I/O Connectors

1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
2x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x TPM module connector
2x Serial port connectors
1x Parallel port connector
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

1x PS/2 keyboard port
1x PS/2 mouse combo port
4x USB 2.0 ports
1x Optical S/PDIF-Out connector
1x HDMI port
1x DisplayPort
1x LAN (RJ45) port
2x USB 3.0 ports
1x VGA port
1x DVI-D port
6x Audio jacks
 


BIOS

• The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.
 


Dimension

• 9.6 in. x 9.6 in. (24.4 cm x 24.4 cm) Micro-ATX Form Factor
 


Mounting

• 8 mounting holes
 

 

 

  1. 1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific specification with your local dealers.
  2. 2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

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