Intel® H81 Express Chipset

  • Supoorts 4th Gen Intel® Core™/Pentium®/Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
  • Supports DDR3-1600/ 1333/ 1066 MHz
  • Thin Mini-ITX Design: Slim Design, Competent Power
  • Mini PCI-E + mSATA + eSATA
  • USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
  • DC Power Connector
  • 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
  • Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
  • Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds

Thin Mini-ITX desgin

Slim design, competent power

40% thinner than general mini-ITX motherboards, MSI Thin Mini-ITX motherboards are designed to small PCs and All-in-one PCs. Featured eSATA, mimi-PCIe, LVDS and build-in DC power connector, MSI thin mini-ITX motherboards provide full-function platform that more powerful than you think.

LVDS Connector

The LVDS (Low Voltage Differential Signal) connector provides a digital interface typically used with flat panels. Supports 1920x1200 display resolution and 3V,5V, and 19V operation power.


DC Power Connector

The DC Power-in connector allows you to connect the DC power directly. Supports up to 65W TDP processors.



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.


  • 10% Higher Power Efficiency
  • Better Overclocking & Power Stability
Solid CAP

  • Long Lifetime
  • Low ESR
  • Low Temperature

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.


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


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


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


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


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.

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


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.

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


Intel® Smart Connect

- Automatically pull data from cloud services for always updated content
- Fast applications sync with cloud services, without the need for manual interaction
- Great power efficiency as system wakes to a low power state to download content


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.

- 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.



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.


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.

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




Click BIOS 4


The MSI Click BIOS 4 is the latest UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 8. Not only reacting faster and running smoother, it also has better mouse support. This is all comes with many cool features, such as Hardware Monitor, Board Explorer, and OC Profile Preview.

- Optimizations for Latest Windows
- Hardware Monitor
- Board Explorer
- OC Profile Preview


Hardware Monitor

  Board Explorer

  OC Profile Preview

Hardware monitor allows you to take control of your system through Total Fan and check your primary system characteristics in an easy graphical interface.
Board explorer gives you detailed info about on-board components on mouse-over. Quickly identify connected ports and devices.
*Actual performance and photos vary by your system and model.
In the blink of an eye, you can see the differences between your current system settings and any of the eight profiles you can have stored.


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
  • CPU (Max Support)
  • Baseclock/Hyper Transport
  • Chipset
    Intel® H81 Express
  • DDR3 Memory
    DDR3 1066/1333/1600 MHz
  • DDR3L Memory
  • Memory Channel
  • DIMM Slots
  • Max Memory (GB)
  • Mini PCI-E
  • mSATA
  • TPM (header)
  • LVDS
  • LAN
  • USB 3.0 ports (Rear)
  • USB 2.0 ports (Front)
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
  • Audio ports (Rear)
  • eSATA
  • HDMI
  • VGA Max Share Memory (MB)
  • DirectX
  • DC Power Connector
  • Form Factor
    Thin mini-ITX


  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the 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.