• Supports Intel® Xeon® E3 v5 series / Core™ i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports ECC DDR4 Memory
  • Supports Nvidia Quadro® and AMD FirePro professional graphics cards
  • DDR4 Boost: Perfectly optimizing memory performance
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connection
  • Turbo M.2 32Gb/s (PCI-E mode only)+ Turbo U.2 ready + USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C + SATA 6Gb/s
  • MULTI-GPU with Steel Armor: Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ and AMD Crossfire™
  • Click BIOS 5: Award-winning brand new Click BIOS 5 with high resolution scalable font
  • Shortcut Manager: Customize every key to suit your needs in one application.
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
  • Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
  • Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency
  • EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
  • Overvoltage Protection:Prevent Unforeseen Damage
  • 4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience
  • Windows 10 Ready: 100% Compatibility, Performance, Trusted and Certified.

Unmatched memory performance and stability

 
DDR4 Boost
XMP LED
 

With traditional memory design the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI introduces DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.

C236 WORKSTATION MOTHERBOARDS

Engineered to cater even the most demanding professional. By using industries’ highest quality components, with an unmatched R&D design and extreme QA testing, the C236 WORKSTATION motherboards guarantee the best in performance, stability and reliability.

Packed with features, including optimizations for NVIDIA QUADRO graphics cards and industry leading storage solutions, the C236 WORKSTATION motherboard is the perfect multi-tasking powerhouse for demanding productivity applications.

Core
Xeon

Unmatched performance

NVIDIA® QUADRO® OPTIMIZED

Unique Steel Armor and optimal PCI Express slot placement ensure perfect stability and compatibility for heavy duty computing.

Designed and optimized for NVIDIA® Quadro® multi-GPU setups for the best rendering efficiency.

Quadro
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Turbo M.2

Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards.

Turbo U.2 Host Card (optional)

The U.2 Host Card delivers performance up to 32 Gb/s and allows support for next gen 2.5-inch SSDs using the U.2 connector. A redriver chip is added to increase data transfer speed.

Data transfer speed

Supports

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THE ALL NEW, AWARD-WINNING CLICK BIOS 5

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Explore the greatly improved, award-winning CLICK BIOS 5 and use it to tune your system to maximum performance. MSI CLICK BIOS 5 is the next generation UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 10.

Control your system in two modes: EZ mode, for the most used settings and functions. Advanced mode for more detailed settings and fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance.

  • Variety of options to boost your game performance
  • Next gen UEFI BIOS with award winning design
  • High-resolution multi language scalable font
  • Easy to use
  • Advanced overclocking

OTHERS

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Low res, non-scalable

CLICK BIOS 5

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Sharp, hi-res, scalable design

STABLE, SECURE NETWORKING

This MSI PRO Series motherboards features an Intel® i219V Gigabit network adapter.

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This high quality networking solution is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.

Optimized for next generation 10 Gbit LAN solutions

Supports

  • Intel® X540 10GBASE-T
LAN
 

Improved signal strength with STEEL ARMOR
on PCI-Express x8 slots

LAN

Industry leading quality

Industrial Level Test Standards

QA

INDUSTRY LEADING QUALITY COMPONENTS

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DARK CHOKE

Perfect stability with improved power efficiency, even under the most extreme conditions.

DARK CAP

With their aluminum core design, Dark CAP`s has been a staple in high-end design mainboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR)as well as its over-10-year lifespan.

HUMIDITY PROTECTION

Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament". Untreated PCB's can have 10x higher failure rate.

HIGH TEMPERATURE
PROTECTION

All key components used in MSI motherboards have all passed military testing ensuring stable operation in the harshest environments.

CIRCUIT PROTECTION

Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers and shielding result in the best circuit protection for MSI motherboards.   

ESD PROTECTION

Each and every I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge.

EMI PROTECTION

All MSI motherboards comply with strict American FCC regulations and reduce the impact of Electromagnetic Interference.

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EASY DIAGNOSTIC

MSI EZ Debug LED is an easy troubleshooting tool using 3 LEDs to indicate CPU / Memory / VGA operation every time you boot up your system. Run into trouble? Use the LEDs to easily identify the source of your problem and get back into operation quickly.

ENHANCED CPU OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION

Onboard overvoltage protection prevents overvoltage and short-circuit damage of the CPU and other components. A red LED near the 24 pin CPU power connector let you know that overvoltage protection is activated for easier troubleshooting.

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.

Prevent damage!

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.

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MSI® Steel ArmorReinforced, heavy soldered connections

TOTAL
FAN CONTROL

Total Fan Control gives you complete control of all your fans connected to the motherboard, through a revolutionary and easy to use interface.

  • Full control of fans through 4-pin fan headers
  • Real-time monitor fan speeds & temperatures
  • Intuitive, easy to use application design
  • Set profiles
  • Log fan speed, voltage and temperature status
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WHQL CERTIFIED. WINDOWS 10 READY.

Benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10 with MSI PRO Series motherboards.

MSI is world’s first motherboard manufacturer to receive official Microsoft Windows 10 WHQL certification. With a true testament to compatibility and performance, the MSI R&D team ensures a worry-free experience when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI PRO Series motherboard.

  • 100% Compatibility
  • 100% Performance
  • 100% Trusted & Certified
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Feature heavy weight

shortcut manager

Shortcut Manager provides you with more functionality from your existing keyboard. Simply load your favorite apps with 1 key. You can even customize the F1 to F10 keys to function as Macro Keys, to perform any desired action you program. Quick load up of your daily work? Press F2. It’s that simple!

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MSI® Smart keys

Quick launch
of mail, browser or more

WINDOWS KEYS

Quick launch
any application or folder

PERFORM MULTIPLE COMMANDS
WITH JUST ONE CLICK

MOUSE MASTER

One press to login (program passwords)

LOGIN KEYS

Studio grade sound with AUDIO BOOST

With Audio Boost 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 6-channel Audio or high impendence headphones and truly dominate the game.

 
Golden Audio Jacks

7.1 Audio Jacks

With high quality audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.

 
Isolated Audio PCB

Isolated Audio PCB

Audio Boost acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry to give you a more clear audio signal.

 
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors

Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors

Delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics and realism.

 
Front Dedicated Headphone Out

Front Dedicated Headphone Out

Convenient use of the front panel audio output while retaining high quality sound.

 
Separated Audio Layers

Separated Audio Layers

Equal and perfect sound quality for left & right channel audio through the use of seperated layers in the PCB.

 
Anti-popcorn Noise

Anti-popcorn Noise

Audio Boost protects your ears against annoying loud popping sounds when you plug devices in or out or turn your PC on/off.

 

2X FASTER
MSI USB 3.1 Gen2

Transferring your favorite games, music and movies over USB has never been faster. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

USB3.1

Benefits

  • 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
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REVERSIBLE DESIGN

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.

DOUBLE ESD PROTECTION

The front USB 3.1 Gen1 ports on MSI motherboards are protected by a set of protective ICs to prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices.

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.

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DVI-D

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VGA-OUT

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4K UHD

Enjoy awesome 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) video playback with MSI motherboards.

4k

HDMI

This motherboard is equipped with a HDMI port supporting the latest 4K Ultra-HD 4096×2160p resolution @ 24Hz to provide a breathtaking visual experience.

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Connectivity

Be sure to take full advantage by connecting your devices to the optimized ports.

Connectivity
  1. Mouse
  2. VGA port
  3. USB 3.1 Gen1 ports
  4. LAN port
  5. Audio connectors
  1. keyboard
  2. DVI-D port
  3. USB 3.1 Gen2 TypeC
  4. HDMI port
  5. USB 2.0 ports

 

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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