Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON

EXCEPTIONAL BY DESIGN
  • Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports DDR4-3866+(OC) Memory
  • DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
  • VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
  • Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync: 16.8 milliom colors /17 effects controlled in one click with GAMING APP or mobile devices.
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: Twin Turbo M.2, Steel Armor, M.2 Shield. Intel Optane Memory Ready, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
  • Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
  • GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Intel® : The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
  • Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
  • MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
  • In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
  • EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
  • Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
  • GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players

 

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MSI PERFORMANCE GAMING

Game in Style

Unlimited customization options and packed with exclusive gaming features, MSI PERFORMANCE GAMING motherboards offer the best possible gaming experience.

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We are proud to be a part of the MSI GAMING testing program to help give gamers the best hardware to play games at the highest level.

Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer, Fnatic CS:GO Team
MSI GAMING Certified
 

Z270 GAMING Pro Carbon

Exceptional by Design

  1. GAMING Device Port
  2. Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
  3. VR Boost
  4. Intel® GAMING LAN
  5. Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
  1. Mystic Light RGB IO cover & heatsink
    Change up to 16.8 million colors & 17 LED effects
  2. Gaming heatsinks with CARBON
    Leading heatsink design, for maximum cooling
  3. DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
    Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
  4. PCI-E Steel Armor
    Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
  5. Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor
    NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4
  6. M.2 Shield, ready for Intel® Optane memory
    Thermal enhancement for M.2 devices for best performance
  7. Audio Boost 4 with amplifier
    Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic 2

Mystic Light

Personalize your gaming rig

Customize and set up your own color scheme with RGB Mystic Light. Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the MSI Gaming App to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second!

Mystic Light
Extendable
Remote control
Mystic Light sync

Cooling

Stay cool while gaming

Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.

 
6x fan headers
DC/PWM mode
Full fan control
Watercooling ready
 

Gaming features

Your in-game advantage

Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.

Gaming Hotkey
Gaming Device Port
Game Boost
Multi-GPU

Storage

Be the first on the battlefield

This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.

M.2 Shield
2x M.2
Ultra-fast storage caching
 

VR

Immerse yourself into virtual worlds

Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.

VR accelerator chip
One click VR

Audio

Sound that pulls you into the game

Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.

Nahimic 2
Audio Boost 4
Audio amplifier
Audio capacitors
 

Gaming LAN

Dominate the game with the lowest latency

Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.

Intel® gaming LAN
Bandwidth management
LAN protect

Memory

Unmatched memory performance

MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.

 
Optimal layout
Steel Armor
100% compatibility
XMP LED
 

Tuning

Designed for limitless tuning

Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.

FOR POWER USERS
 

USB

Maximize your USB device performance

Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

Double bandwidth USB 3.1
Reversible Type-C connector
Front USB 3.1
Boost your USB

Software

Apps to help you win

With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming.

 
X-Boost
Command Center
Live Update
RAMDisk

Quality & Protection

Built on everlasting quality

Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.

 
M.2 Shield
Steel Armor
Military Class 5
Gaming Certified

BIOS

A gamers' BIOS

We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming.

Easy/advanced mode
Convenient search
Hardware monitor
 

Ultrabook, Celeron, Celeron Inside, Core Inside, Intel, Intel Logo, Intel Atom, Intel Atom Inside, Intel Core, Intel Inside, Intel Inside Logo, Intel vPro, Itanium, Itanium Inside, Pentium, Pentium Inside, vPro Inside, Xeon, Xeon Phi, and Xeon Inside are trademarks of Intel Corporation in the U.S. and/or other countries.

© 2017 NVIDIA Corporation. All rights reserved. NVIDIA, GeForce , and NVIDIA Pascal are registered trademarks of NVIDIA Corporation in the U.S and other countries

Brand and product names mentioned are trademarks of their respective owners.

All images and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Visual representation of the products may not be perfectly accurate. Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country . All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please consult the product specifications page for full details.Although we endeavor to present the most precise and comprehensive information at the time of publication, a small number of items may contain typography or photography errors. Products may not be available in all markets. We recommend you to check with your local supplier for exact offers.

  • Socket
    1151
  • CPU (Max Support)
    i7
  • Chipset
    Intel® Z270 Chipset
  • DDR4 Memory
    3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    64
  • PCI-Ex16
    3
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen3
  • PCI-Ex1
    3
  • SATAIII
    6
  • M.2 Slot
    2
  • RAID
    0/1/5/10
  • TPM (header)
    1
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 3.1 ports (Front)
    4(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 3.1 ports (Rear)
    1(Gen2, Type C), 1(Gen2, Type A), 4(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 2.0 ports (Front)
    4
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    2
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    5+Optical SPDIF
  • DVI-D
    1
  • HDMI
    1
  • DirectX
    12
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • SLI
    Y
  • CrossFire
    Y

 

  1. All images and descriptions are for illustrative purposes only. Visual representation of the products may not be perfectly accurate. Product specification, functions and appearance may vary by models and differ from country to country . All specifications are subject to change without notice. Please consult the product specifications page for full details.Although we endeavor to present the most precise and comprehensive information at the time of publication, a small number of items may contain typography or photography errors. Products may not be available in all markets. We recommend you to check with your local supplier for exact offers.

 

Highly Recommended
2017-02
USA
The MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon a beauty to behold and instantly instill a strong sense of speed.
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Reccomended
2017-02
Italy
Ponendosi sulla fascia medio-alta assicura un buon rapporto tra prezzo e prestazioni sia per i meno esigenti che per i più pignoli
2
Gold
2017-02
United Kingdom
This could be one of, if not the best, Z270 based motherboards.
3
Gizcomputer quality/price
2017-02
Spain
La MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon es una excelente candidata para todos aquellos que busquen una buena placa base en el segmento de los 200 euros
4
Gizcomputer Gold
2017-02
Spain
La MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon es una excelente candidata para todos aquellos que busquen una buena placa base en el segmento de los 200 euros
5
CPU Certified
2017-02
USA
Overall, it bears a level of sophistication that you don’t see in many mid-range motherboards.
6
Gold Award
2017-01
Spain
La MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon tiene sin lugar a dudas todo lo que podamos necesitar. Esta una placa base extremadamente completa, de gama alta, pensada para overclocking y cualquier otra cosa que queramos hacer con ella.
7
Silver
2017-01
United Kingdom
Consistently good in all of the 3 key areas which make it a very desirable & an easy board to recommend.
8
Value
2017-01
United Kingdom
Consistently good in all of the 3 key areas which make it a very desirable & an easy board to recommend.
9
Recommended
2017-01
Brazil
This platform will arrive with high performance and may even surpass models of the line Intel Core Extreme, but with prices much more attractive
10
Recommended
2017-01
Sweden
Den Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON är en bra utgångspunkt för att bygga en Kabylake PC
11
Enternity 8.5/10 rating
2017-01
Greece
The Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is a high end motherboard addressed to the gamer who is looking to build a beautiful, functional gaming PC.
12
Worth Buying
2017-01
United Kingdom
A good RGB lighting implementation and smart design choices such as M.2 Shield make the MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon a compelling option.
13
APC Recommends
2017-01
Australia
A competent entry geared for storage I/O and gaming usage
14
Golden
2017-01
Spain
La placa MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon es uno de los modelos más interesantes que podremos encontrar en el mercado con el nuevo chipset Z270 para el socket LGA 1151 de Intel por su relación prestaciones precio.
15
Good choice
2017-01
Spain
MSI siempre se ha caracterizado por diseñar productos de gama alta muy orientados a jugadores.
16
Price/Performance Ratio
2017-01
Slovakia
Skvělý vzhled a k tomu parádní novinky jako M.2 Shield, s touhle deskou musíte při výběru počítat.
17
RECOMMENDED
2017-01
Spain
El toque de fibra de carbono, una estética minimalista y una potencia de una placa base de gama alta la convierte en una de las mejores opciones del mercado.
18
PLATINUM
2017-01
Spain
El toque de fibra de carbono, una estética minimalista y una potencia de una placa base de gama alta la convierte en una de las mejores opciones del mercado.
19
Platinum
2017-01
South Africa
Kaby Lake is extremely promising, and the Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is a great option to take advantage of this generation of CPUs with.
20
Cool Product
2017-01
Hungary
the MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard is good value for money, and the M.2 shield is a great addition to an already wel equipped piece of hardware.
21
TOP Nouch
2017-01
Philippines
MSI® Z270A GAMING PRO CARBON can only guarantee a supreme performance across all genres of gaming.
22
Gold
2017-01
Spain
Es un producto que gustara tanto a gamers como a modders
23
TweakPC_Excellent_Hardware_Z270_CARBON
2017-01
Germany
Mit dem Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon präsentiert MSI ein neues Mainboard was nahezu keine Wünsche offen lässt und gleichzeitig mit einigen exklusiv Features auftrumpfen kann.
24
Silver Award
2017-01
Malaysia
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Performance Review
25
Recommended
2017-01
Turkey
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon tasarımı ve sunduğu özellikleri ile orta ve üst seviye bir oyuncunun ihtiyacını rahatlıkla karşılayacak bir anakart olmuş özellikle geniş RGB desteği ve Hız Aşırtma performansı ile oldukça beğenimi kazanan bir ürün oldu.
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Good Design
2017-01
Turkey
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon tasarımı ve sunduğu özellikleri ile orta ve üst seviye bir oyuncunun ihtiyacını rahatlıkla karşılayacak bir anakart olmuş özellikle geniş RGB desteği ve Hız Aşırtma performansı ile oldukça beğenimi kazanan bir ürün oldu.
27
Recommended Award
2017-01
Malaysia
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Motherboard Performance Review
28
Gold Award
2017-01
Denmark
you get an impression of quality when holding the Z270 GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard in your hand
29
Bling Bling
2017-01
USA
You could easily make a top of the line gaming system with this motherboard!
30
Good product
2017-01
Poland
Entuzjaści docenią korzyści płynące z możliwości nowego chipsetu i innych usprawnień (..)
31
Gamers Choice
2017-01
United Kingdom
One of the best Z270 products you can buy.
32
Editor's Choice
2017-01
Netherlands
MSI heeft met de Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon een goed betaalbare middenklasser gepakt en nog aantrekkelijker gemaakt.
33
Gold
2017-01
United Kingdom
MSI has clearly shown how innovative they can be when it comes to motherboard design.
34
Creative
2017-01
United Kingdom
MSI has clearly shown how innovative they can be when it comes to motherboard design.
35
Approved
2017-01
United Kingdom
The MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is a great buy.
36
Recommended
2017-01
United Kingdom
It is the most attractive Z270 board we have seen thus far.
37
Recommend
2017-01
USA
Whatever rocks your boat, the fantastic looking MSI Z270 Gaming PRO Carbon definitely comes recommended.
38
Recommended
2017-01
United Kingdom
This is a great board for the money.
39
Bronze
2017-01
France
Cette carte sera parfaite pour un gamer en quête une carte mère discrète
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