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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
AMD CrossFireX is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominatig power, AMD CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system's graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system's graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four AMD Radeon HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.
Intel Small Business Advantage 2.0
Intel Small Business Advantage 2.0 is a total solution to deliver the enhanced security & productivity for PCs that small businesses demand.
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.
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.
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:
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.
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.
3 Display Outputs
With the 4th Gen Intel Core processors featuring Intel® HD Graphics core inside, MSI's 8 series motherboards that equip with 3 video ports support the triple display outputs a more flexible usage.
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.
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.
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.
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.
Intel® LGA 1150 (Socket H3)
Width : 244 mm
Depth : 305 mm
Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium
Intel® B85 Express
1066 MHz,1333 MHz,1600 MHz
Maximum number of SMP processors : 1
PnP (Plug and Play)
1066, 1333, 1600 MHz
Memory slots : 4
Memory channels support : Dual
Memory slots type : DIMM
PCI Express x16 slots : 2
PCI Express x1 slots : 2
Front panel audio connector : Yes
Headphone out : 1
Microphone in : Yes
USB 3.0 connectors : 1
USB 2.0 connectors : 2
Supported hard disk drive interfaces : Serial ATA II, Serial ATA III
Number of SATA 3 connectors : 4
Number of SATA 2 connectors : 2
ATX Power connector (24-pin) : Yes
TPM connector : Yes
DVI-D ports quantity : 1
Audio system : HD
Audio output channels : 6.1
4096 x 2160 pixels
Wake-on-LAN ready : Yes
Ethernet LAN : Yes
LAN controller : Realtek 8111G, Realtek RTL8111E