Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer is used extensively the world of car racing, where each second counts. Besides its strength and futuristic look, carbon-fiber is also very light for ultimate performance to pursue track records. MSI GAMING motherboards are dedicated to ultimate performance and the best gaming experience. The CARBON motherboards black scheme combines flashiness with sophistication that is sure to make your pc stand out in looks and performance.
Customize and set up your own color scheme with Mystic Light. Make your build look on fire or cold as ice. You are in control. You can select any of the colors from the palette to match your systems’ design. Tired of always the same color? Just change it to another one using the easy to use GAMING APP available on PC, phone and tablet, and make your PC look & feel brand new!
Mystic Light Extension
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.
*The Mystic Light Extension header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V). For highest brightness, strip length should not exceed 2m. *2 extension cables, without RGB LED strips, are included in package.
Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
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 impendence headphones and truly dominate the game.
Nahimic Sound Technology
Offering immersive virtual 7.1 sound in high definition using exclusive stereo equipment. More on Nahimic
Golden Audio Jacks
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.
High Quality EMI-Shielded HD Audio Processor
Audio Boost 3 is fueled by a EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality.
Isolated Audio PCB with LED Line
Audio Boost 3 acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry to give you a more clear audio signal.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors
Delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics and realism.
Dual Headphone Amplifiers
The built-in dual headphone amplifiers rewards your high quality headphone with studio level sound quality up to 600Ω delivered from your gaming PC.
Front Dedicated Headphone Out
Convenient use of the front panel audio output while retaining high quality amplified sound.
Nahimic audio software offers high definition sound technology which boosts the audio and voice performance of your gaming computer. Enjoy an immersive virtual 7.1 sound over your standard stereo equipment!
And game comes true
Nahimic Immersive Audio becomes your special weapon in-game
Sound is a major part of your gaming experience. Live, feel and become invincible, thanks to a unique sound
Expert SettingsTake Control
Tune your listening experience with 4 gaming and 3 multimedia audio profiles. Enjoy 10 band EQ with 6 preset profiles and 1 custom profile. Access to the playback and recording device properties. Easy to access from main UI.
Quality of communication between teammates is strategic
Nahimic guarantees the perfection of your voice transmissions. Your team will hear you loud and clear, giving you a huge advantage in the battlefield.
Voice Leveler &
Voice ShaperHarmonious Voice
The Voice Shaper applies an EQ filter to magnify your voice.
Voice your broadcasts
“Bang, wham, GG!” enrich your livestream
Streaming your gaming sessions live ? Look out! nahimic’s HD Audio Recorder gives your best gaming captions a studio quality sound with a single click. Add even more fun, thrill and epicness to your streams thanks to the Audio Launchpad!
A simple and powerful tool
Benefit from the full power of Nahimic's audio engine to reach the best audio quality for your in-game recordings.
Live trigg sounds to share your personalized style. Become a Twitch superstar!
The Sound Tracker provides a visual indication that permits batter localization of the loudest sound while in the game. New to a game ? The Sound tracker will be your best ally to navigate an unfamiliar environment.
Sound Tracker Discrete design
The Sound Tracker is made up of a moving arrow in a circular radar. Configure its position, size and transparency for an optimal in-game integration.
Easy to launch
Use a shortcut to launch the soundtracker.
Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions 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!
Customize any shortcut on your keyboard
User friendly, easy to use application
1 key load up of your favorite game
TOTAL FREEDOM, MAXIMUM EASE
Easily program your most used commands to be executed with a single keystroke. You are free to choose any key you want.
*Real GAMING Hotkey settings depend on the configuration
Assign your own keyboard special functions
Quick launch any application or folder
Quick launch of mail, browser or more
MSI® Smart keys
One press to login (program passwords)
MSI USB 3.1 GEN2
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!
2X faster than USB 3.1 Gen1
20X faster than USB 2.0
Up to 10Gbps data transfer bandwidth
Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals
Type-C with reversible design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen2 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
FRONT USB 3.1 Gen1
With a cleverly placed USB 3.1 Gen1 front pin header on MSI motherboards, you can connect up to 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 devices directly to the front of your PC Chassis. This way you can easily enjoy fast USB speeds without having to use the hard-to-reach USB ports at the rear.
M.2 doesn’t need any power- or signal-cables and with a very small footprint M.2 is the storage connector of the future replacing traditional HDDs/SSDs.
*Support 4.8/6/8 cm length M.2 device
PUSH YOUR SSD HARDER WITH M.2
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 4 COMPONENTS
SUPER FERRITE CHOKES
Super Ferrite Chokes use a Ferrite core that is Super-Permeable. This allows the Super Ferrite Chokes to run at a 35 degree Celsius lower temperature, have a 30% higher current capacity, a 20% improvement in power efficiency and better overclocking power 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.
Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament". Untreated PCB's can have 10x higher failure rate.
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 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.
Next gen UEFI BIOS
Perfect for system builders
Easy to use
Windows 10 optimized
Packed with security features
Optimized for multiple graphics cards
SLI /CrossFire support
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.
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?
MSI® Steel Armor
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.
MSI® Steel ArmorReinforced, heavy soldered connections
GAMING DEVICE PORT
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.
More responsive, faster reactions
Customizable mouse settings
Customizable mouse accuracy (DPI)
Program macros for multiple actions in 1 click
3x more gold than regular connectors
10x longer lifetime when plugging/un-plugging
OBS STREAMING SOFTWARE
Share your gaming achievements with the world! Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is world’s most popular open source software for video recording and live streaming. Show your friends your gaming progress live.
Optimized video quality
OBS records videos using small file size,but with perfect image and sound quality, without lag.
Easy to share
Live streaming to your favorite video sharing websites such as Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and many more.
OBS supports almost any webcam. DirectShow capture device support (webcams, capture cards, etc).
Add different profiles, each of them with its own settings. Easy to use OBS for anyone, in any situation.
Plenty of plugins
Allowing developers to create their own unique plugins and complete control of their streaming experience.
MSI EZ DEBUG LED is an easy troubleshooting tool built with 4 LEDs to indicate to CPU / Memory / VGA / Boot operation every time you boot up your system.
Run into trouble? Use the LEDs to easy identify the item causing problems.
OVERCLOCKING MADE EASY
Outperform your competition with the MSI® GAMING APP which allows simultaneous control of both your Graphics Card's overclocking.
Simply select your preferred mode with the click of a button:
/ Silent / Gaming / OC /
SSD not fast enough? Try MSI RAMDisk!
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.
Speed up system performance
Speed up games, apps and browser
Increase SSD lifespan
Be sure to take full advantage of all the GAMING weapons by connecting your devices to the optimized ports.
Gaming Device Port
MSI GAMING LAN
Optical S/PDIF Out
USB 3.1 Gen2 Tapy A + C
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