Z87I

Overview

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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.

 

Hi-c CAP
- High Thermal Stability
- No Mechanical Issue
- Ultra-low ESR
 
SFC
- Long Lifetime
- Low ESR
- Low Temperature
 
Dark 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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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.

Benefits:
- 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.
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USB Audio Power

USB Audio Power is a breakthrough in Home Theater Entertainment audio quality. Using an unique design, the USB ports onboard provide a TRUE 5V signal that doesn’t drop when more devices are connected.This simply means better signal quality over USB, especially for devices that rely on a perfect signal, like USB DAC’s as they rely on a perfect transmission of audio bits from the motherboard to the DAC. This also means that external low-noise power supplies are no longer essential for better audio quality as USB Audio Power is able to deliver an optimum USB signal.

Benefits
- Enhances USB Audio Quality
- Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB

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Intel® Wireless Display

MSI motherboards come with an Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module which also supports Intel® WiDi. This way you can easy 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® WiDi (stands for Wireless Display) and a WiDi receiver (not included) you can watch movies on your TV without the need for any cables.

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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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Sound Blaster Cinema

Hear your enemies perfectly, even on an ear-drum shattering battlefield. Thanks to Sound Blaster Cinema, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones. Your most important gaming sound effects are reproduced crystal clear allowing you to focus on your game even during extremely long gaming sessions. Powered by the SBX Pro Studio technologies, Sound Blaster Cinema enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments, making your ears a decisive tool on the battlefield.


 
 
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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.

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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.

 

Hi-c CAP
- High Thermal Stability
- No Mechanical Issue
- Ultra-low ESR
 
SFC
- Long Lifetime
- Low ESR
- Low Temperature
 
Dark 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.

featurePic

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.

Benefits:
- 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.
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USB Audio Power

USB Audio Power is a breakthrough in Home Theater Entertainment audio quality. Using an unique design, the USB ports onboard provide a TRUE 5V signal that doesn’t drop when more devices are connected.This simply means better signal quality over USB, especially for devices that rely on a perfect signal, like USB DAC’s as they rely on a perfect transmission of audio bits from the motherboard to the DAC. This also means that external low-noise power supplies are no longer essential for better audio quality as USB Audio Power is able to deliver an optimum USB signal.

Benefits
- Enhances USB Audio Quality
- Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB

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Intel® Wireless Display

MSI motherboards come with an Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth module which also supports Intel® WiDi. This way you can easy 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® WiDi (stands for Wireless Display) and a WiDi receiver (not included) you can watch movies on your TV without the need for any cables.

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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.

featurePic

Sound Blaster Cinema

Hear your enemies perfectly, even on an ear-drum shattering battlefield. Thanks to Sound Blaster Cinema, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones. Your most important gaming sound effects are reproduced crystal clear allowing you to focus on your game even during extremely long gaming sessions. Powered by the SBX Pro Studio technologies, Sound Blaster Cinema enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments, making your ears a decisive tool on the battlefield.


 
 
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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.
featurePic

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

Basic Specifications

Socket 1150
CPU (Max Support) i7
FSB/BCLK/Hyper Transport Bus 100MHz
Chipset Intel® Z87 Express
DDR3 Memory DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2666*/2800*/3000*(*OC) MHz
Memory Channel Dual
DIMM Slots 2
Max Memory (GB) 16
PCI-Ex16 1
PCI-E Gen Gen3 (16)
SATAIII 4
RAID 0/1/5/10
LAN 10/100/1000*2
USB 3.0 ports (Front) 2
USB 3.0 ports (Rear) 4
USB 2.0 ports (Front) 2
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 2
Audio ports (Rear) 6+Optical SPDIF
Display Port 1
HDMI 1
DVI 1
VGA Max Share Memory (MB) 1760
DirectX DX11
Form Factor Mini-ITX

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Detail Specifications

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® Z87 Express Chipset
 


Main Memory

• Support two DDR3 DIMMs 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2666*/2800*/3000* (*OC) MHz . up to 16GB Max
- Supports Dual-Channel mode
- Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
 

 
Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
- 1 x Half-size mini-PCIe slot*
*An Intel Centrion Wireless-N 2230 Wi-Fi/Bluetooth card pre-installed. 
 


On-Board SATA

SATAIII controller integrated in Intel® Z87 chipset
- Up to 6Gb/s transfer speed.
- Supports four SATAIII ports (SATA1~4) by Z87 
- Supports Intel Smart Response Technology*
- Supports Intel Rapid Start Technology and Intel Smart Connect Technology*
* Supports Intel Core processors on Windows 7 and Windows 8

• RAID
- SATA1~6 support Intel® Rapid Storage Technology enterprise (AHCI/ RAID 0/ 1/ 5/ 10) by Intel® Z87
 


USB

• 6x USB 3.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
• 4x USB 2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
 


Audio 

• Realtek® ALC892 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
 


Wireless LAN (optional)

• Wi-Fi/Bluetooth mini-PCIe card with Intel Centrion Wireless-N 2230 chip.
- Supports Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, dual band up to 300 Mbps speed.
- Supports Intel® Wireless Display (WiDi)

 


Bluetooth (optional)

• Wi-Fi/Bluetooth mini-PCIe card with Intel Centrion Wireless-N 2230 chip.
- Supports Bluetooth v4.0 (includes BLE* and Bluetooth 3.0+HS
* BLE: Bluetooth Low Energy

 


LAN 

• 2 x Realtek® 8111G Gigabit LAN controller 
 


Internal I/O Connectors

- ATX 24-Pin power connector
- 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connectors
- 1 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 4 x Serial ATAIII connectors
- 1 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 2 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Front Panel Audio connector
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x GO2BIOS button
- 2 x USB 2.0 ports
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF-out connector
- 2 x RJ45 LAN Jack
- 1 x 6 in 1 audio jack
- 1 x DisplayPort with max. resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz, 24bpp/ 3840x2160@60Hz, 24bpp
- 1 x HDMI® port with max. resolution up to 4096x2160@24Hz, 24bpp/2560x1600@60Hz, 24bpp/1920x1080@60Hz, 36bpp
- 1 x DVI-I port with max. resolution up to 1920x1200 @60Hz, 24bpp
 

MSI Reminds You...
• This motherboard supports dual-display function by any two onboard graphics output ports (HDMI+DVI,DVI+DisplayPort or DisplayPort+HDMI).


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

• 6.7 in. x 6.7 in. (17 cm x 17 cm) Mini-ITX Form Factor
 

 
Mounting

• 4 mounting holes
 

 

The Specification may change without notice. The actual products sold are different from areas. Please check the detailed Specification with your local dealers.

 

Awards

Smart buy - Tomshardware
Date: 2013-00
Title: Smart buy
Review: >Open
Media: Tomshardware
Country: United States
Premium Grade - Bit-Tech
Date: 2013-00
Title: Premium Grade
Review: >Open
Media: Bit-Tech
Country: UK
VALUE - Play3r
Date: 2013-00
Title: VALUE
Review: >Open
Media: Play3r
Country: UK
GOLD - PC Format UK
Date: 2013-00
Title: GOLD
Review: -
Media: PC Format UK
Country: UK
Silver - Hardware.Info
Date: 2013-00
Title: Silver
Review: -
Media: Hardware.Info
Country: Netherlands
Recommended - APC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended
Review: -
Media: APC
Country: Australia
The High functionality - EasyCOM.com.ua
Date: 2013-00
Title: The High functionality
Review: >Open
Media: EasyCOM.com.ua
Country: Ukraine
Premium Grade - Custom PC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Premium Grade
Review: -
Media: Custom PC
Country: UK
Recommended Hardware - TweakPC
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended Hardware
Review: >Open
Media: TweakPC
Country: Germany
Recommended - PlayUA.net
Date: 2013-00
Title: Recommended
Review: >Open
Media: PlayUA.net
Country: Ukraine

BIOS

*Please download and execute the file in USB pen drive only. System will restart several times to update ME firmware after updated system BIOS. Please DO NOT remove the USB pen drive until ME update sucessfully. *Please make sure you have read the SOP before you update the BIOS. SOP Download: BIOS & ME update SOP *MSI recommend you to update BIOS with ME8 only if you are using IvyBridge 22nm CPU. **Please reinstall driver after updating BIOS with ME8. OS: Windows 7 OS: Windows XP

!Attention:

Users who download BIOS from here (not using Live Update) should use the flash utility included in the downloaded compressed file when doing the BIOS update. To avoid BIOS update failure, please do not use older versions of the update utility or utilities not provided by MSI.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Description - Improved RAID card compatibility.
- Improve memory compatibility.
- Updated VBIOS and GOP Driver.
- Support Next Generation Processors.
Version 1.6
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2014-03-03
Download download File Size 5.98 MB
Note You must use the following methods to update this BIOS.
- Use MFlash to update "BIOS + ME"
- Use MSI LiveUpdate
Description - Improved Memory compatibility.
- Improved USB compatibility.
- Set "XHCI Mode" to "Auto" as default.
- Improved VGA compatibility.
- Improved Raid card compatibility.
Version 1.5
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2014-01-07
Download download File Size 5.95 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU Micro Code.
- Update GOP Driver to 5.0.1035.
- Update USB modules version to v.4.6.3_USB_08.10.28.
- Update MFLASH module.
- Update ME version to v.9.0.21.1462
- Improved OC memory compatibility.
Version 1.4
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-10-01
Download download File Size 5.93 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU Micro Code.
- Update VBIOS GOP Driver version to v.5.0.1035.
- Update ME firmware version to v.9.0.21.1462
- Update M-Flash module.
- Improved OC memory compatibility.
Version 1.3
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-09-30
Download download File Size 5.93 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update CPU Micro Code.
- Update VBIOS version to v.2177 & GOP Driver version to v.5.0.1034 .
- Update MSI Multi Language module.
- Support Rocket 62X/62XM SATA PCIE card.
- Improved memory compatibility.
Version 1.2
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-08-16
Download download File Size 5.94 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description - Update MSI multi language module.
- Update BIOS module.
Version 1.1
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-06-11
Download download File Size 5.85 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
Description New BIOS Release
Version 1.0
Type AMI BIOS Release Date 2013-06-04
Download download File Size 5.82 MB
Note About how to flash the BIOS, please refer to BIOS flash SOP
click here

Live Update 5

DISCLAIMER:
Live Update 5 utility is only intended for MSI Desktop PC related products (motherboards and graphics cards) usage. This utility doesn’t support any MSI Notebook (NB and Tablet PC) or AIO product, while installed might experience unexpected errors. If it happens that you have installed Live Update 5 on your Notebook or AIO system, please uninstall it then perform system restart.

Live Update 5 is a powerful update tool with user-friendly interface, provides an automatic scan and download for your MSI products. Using this service to keep your system in the most updated environment.

Live Update 5 supports the following MSI product lines and items:
Motherboards: Drivers/BIOS/Utilities;
Graphics Cards: Drivers/BIOS

Click here to read the instruction

Driver

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32

!Special Note:

The Drivers provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Intel Chipset Driver.
Description
Version 9.4.0.1027
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2014-03-28
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 10.6 MB
Note
Intel Management Engine Driver
Description
Version 9.5.15.1730
Type System & Chipset Drivers Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 56.19 MB
Note For Intel ME FW 9.0 system
Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers
Description
Version 8.23.1126.2013
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-03-13
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32
Download download File Size 5.77 MB
Note
Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers
Description Network Driver
Version 7.77.1126.2013
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-03-13
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.86 MB
Note
Realtek PCI-E Ethernet Drivers (W8)
Description Network Driver
Version 8.23.1126.2013
Type On-Board LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-03-13
OS Win8 64, Win8 32
Download download File Size 5.77 MB
Note
Realtek High Definition Audio Driver
Description • Realtek High Definition Audio System Software
• Windows 8.1/8/7 Version: 6.0.1.7111
Version 6.0.1.7111
Type On-Board Audio Drivers Release Date 2014-01-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 220.59 MB
Note
Intel VGA Driver.
Description VGA Driver
Version 10.18.10.3412
Type On-Board VGA Drivers Release Date 2014-03-28
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 225.14 MB
Note
Intel USB3.0 Driver
Description
Version 3.0.0.16
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 6.5 MB
Note
Intel Rapid Storage Technology Driver for 8x series
Description
Version 12.8.2.1000
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2013-12-05
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 16.8 MB
Note
Intel Smart Connect Technology Driver
Description
Version 4.2.40.2418
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2013-10-09
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 26.84 MB
Note
Intel Rapid Start Technology Driver
Description
Version 3.0.0.1052
Type Others Drivers Release Date 2013-10-09
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 2.01 MB
Note
Intel BlueTooth Driver
Description
Version 17.0.1312.0414
Type Wireless LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 428.29 MB
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Intel WIFI Driver
Description
Version 17.00.0000.1347
Type Wireless LAN Drivers Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 431.42 MB
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Intel Wireless Display
Description Support Intel onboard VGA driver 10.18.10.3277 above version to used.
Version 4.2.19.0
Type Wireless LAN Drivers Release Date 2013-06-03
OS Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 204.91 MB
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Utility

Win8.1 64,Win8.1 32,Win8 64,Win8 32,Win7 64,Win7 32

!Special Note:

The Utilities provided here are exclusively for MSI products only. MSI takes no responsibility for any damage resulted from improper usage or lack of technical expertise.


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Command Center
Description The utility for msi products to overclock & greenpower.
Version 1.0.0.59
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 23.34 MB
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Super Charger (W8)
Description Utility for msi products to charge Apple iPad/iPhone4.
Version 1.2.025
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-17
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 3.15 MB
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Fast Boot
Description Boot faster for MSI products
Version 1.0.1.1
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 1.32 MB
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Live Update 5
Description • Online update BIOS/Driver/Firmware/Utility.
• Live Monitor auto-detects and suggests the latest BIOS/Driver/Utilities information.
Version 5.0.115
Type Utility Release Date 2014-04-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 9.64 MB
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Super RAID
Description
Version 1.0.018
Type Utility Release Date 2014-03-28
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 42.72 MB
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Network Genie
Description Hardware:
MSI mainboard with Realtek LAN chip (8111E or newer).
Software specifications:
Realtek LAN driver
Version 1.00.0000
Type Utility Release Date 2014-01-03
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 5.39 MB
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Sound Blaster Cinema
Description
Version 1.00.05
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-29
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 30.7 MB
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MSI SUITE
Description A powerful integration APP with system tool,cloud service and backup management.
Version 1.0.036
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-09
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 23.78 MB
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Intel Extreme Tuning Utility
Description
Version 4.0.6.305
Type Utility Release Date 2013-10-09
OS Win8.1 64, Win8.1 32, Win8 64, Win8 32, Win7 64, Win7 32
Download download File Size 32.9 MB
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Manual

!Special Note:

MSI™ provides user manuals (in PDF format) here for download. You can use Adobe Acrobat Reader (Adobe's WEB Site) to open them.

An easy guide for you to assemble your PC step by step, please refer to "Quick Installation Guide".


We suggest using Chrome, Firefox 3.0 or IE 8.0 above browsers to download BIOS, Drivers, etc.
Version Language File Size Download Release Date
1.0 Multi-Language 8.32 MB download 2014-02-13
1.0 Multi-Language 6.92 MB download 2014-02-13
1.0 English 7.13 MB download 2014-02-13

Test Report

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Memory Support

OC Memory Support

VGA Support

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