MSI Intel® Z170A PC Gaming Pro Carbon with Mystic Lighting Motherboard

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MPN: Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON EAN: 4719072447311

Item number KDU4G

Take your gaming to the next level with the MSI Intel Z170A PC Motherboard

DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry ensures the memory signals stay pure for the very best performance and stability.

Experience a more fluid game with Intel® i219 LAN, which has been purposely designed to deliver high performance when gaming, for the absolute best performance every time. 

Intel i219 LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput, so your CPU can be used more effectively and you can enjoy more FPS when gaming.

This motherboard also features Nahimic sound technology which is used by the military and the aeronautics industry and offers immersive virtual 7.1 sound in high definition using exclusive stereo equipment.

Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard too. 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. 
  • Computing Accessory Type: PC Accessories
  • Depth: 269 MM
  • Mystic light
  • Audio boost
  • Audio enhancer
  • Game boost
  • USB 3.1GEN1/USB 3.1GEN2
  • Height: 300 MM
  • Width: 250 MM

Product Features

  • Game in style
    Each game demands different skills, each gamer selects, customizes and levels their own gaming character. Why stop there? MSI GAMING motherboards allow you to fully customize and personalize your gaming PC while delivering top performance for a great gaming experience.
  • Optimal memory performance and stability
    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.
  • LAN Protect
    Featuring an anti-surge protection to shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, LAN Protect is a LAN connector designed to give you the incredible networking experience.
  • Studio-grade sound quality
    With Audio Boost 3 you will get the high sound quality through the use of premium-quality audio components. That way, you can enjoy breathtaking, crystal-clear sound and truly dominate the game.
  • Game Boost
    Overclock your system instantly and generate more FPS in games with one push of a button using Game Boost!
  • 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.
  • 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 several 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.
  • Enhanced CPU overvoltage protection
    Onboard overvoltage protection prevents overvoltage and short-circuit damage of the CPU and other components. An LED near the CPU power connector will let you know that overvoltage protection is activated for easier troubleshooting.
  • Gaming Device Port
    MSI Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver the perfect connectivity for gaming mice to fully utilize its speed.
  • Enhanced connectivity
    Be sure to take full advantage of all the GAMING weapons by connecting your devices to the optimized ports.

Technical Specification

Product DescriptionMSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON - motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170
Product TypeMotherboard - ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z170
Processor Socket1 x LGA1151 Socket
Compatible ProcessorsPentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size64 GB
RAM Supported4 DIMM slots - DDR4 unbuffered
Storage Ports6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 1 x SATA Express port, 1 x M.2
USB / FireWire Ports1 x USB-C Gen 2 + 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 + 2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 + 4 x USB 2.0 + (4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers)
AudioHD Audio (8-channel)
LANGigabit Ethernet