Intel® B85 Express Chipset
-Supports 4th Gen Intel® CoreT / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
-Supports DDR3-1600 Memory
-USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
-Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
-Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards
-OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
-Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
-4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience
-4 Display Outputs: DisplayPort/HDMI/DVI/D-Sub Support
-PCI Express Gen 3: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
-Multi-GPU Support: AMD CrossFire Support
-Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
-Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds
-Super RAID: Easily Setup & Configure Intel® Technologies
Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0: Streamiline PC Maintenance & Security
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.
-Better Power Stability
-Better Power Efficiency
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.
The latest Gen 4 Fabric PCB helps to against moisture
cause by some humid conditions and environments.
Anti-ESD ICs and fuses onboard helps to totally protect your
motherboard from electrostatic damage.
The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep
users safe when during a long-time computer operation.
Certificated Military Class 4 components help to work
stable under some extreme conditions.
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.
- Optimizations for Latest Windows
- Hardware Monitor
- Board Explorer
- OC Profile Preview
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.
*Actual performance and photos vary by your system and model.
In the blink of an eye, you can see the differences between your current system settings and any of the eight profiles you can have stored.
AMD CrossFire is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominatig power, AMD CrossFire technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. AMD CrossFire 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 RadeonT HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an AMD CrossFire 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.
Monitor critical software at the hardware level.
PC Health Center
Schedule & run maint. tasks off hours - even if PC is off.*
Data Backup and Restore
Schedule Backup after hours - even if PC is off.*
Shorten boot-up wait time while saving energy & running tasks overnight - even if PC is off.*
Block unwanted USB devices or file import or export on company PCs.
Intel® Wireless Display***
Connect easily to your PC's wireless display to improve in-office collaboration.
Import/Export, Enhancements with Windows 8, Easier Customizations
*AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an internet connection.
**USB Blocker is a software-based device blocking solution.
***Intel® Wireless Display is only supported when combined with an appropriate Intel® Wi-Fi module.
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.
- 2X bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards
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.
Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected. The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.
Note: Only front red USB ports support charger function after system off
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:
3 Key Intel® Technologies:
- Intel® Rapid Start
- Intel® Smart Response*
- Intel® Smart Connect
*This feature only works on platform/model that supports Intel® Smart Response technology.
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.
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices
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.
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs
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.
- System Settings Adjustment
- Fan Curve Tuning
- Unlimited RAMDisk
- Mobile Control
Fan Curve Tuning
Fan Curve Tuning helps to completely control all your fans to enable you to find the best balance of fan performance and silence.
Easily configure a RAMDisk to give an enormous speed boost to your system by storing your most used files in it.
MSI Command Center is an user-friendly and easy to use app that lets you control every aspect of your motherboard with your mobile device.
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.
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit
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.
- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process
Intel® LGA 1150 (Socket H3)
Width : 24.4 cm
Depth : 24.4 cm
Intel® B85 Express
1066 MHz,1333 MHz,1600 MHz
PnP (Plug and Play)
1066, 1333, 1600 MHz
Memory slots : 4
Memory channels support : Dual
Memory slots type : SO-DIMM
Headphone outputs : 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
HDMI ports quantity : 1
Audio system : Realtek ALC892
Ethernet LAN : Yes
LAN controller : Realtek 8111G