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Choose your destiny with MSI Z170 GAMING motherboards

The perfect weapons to master all levels of gaming

 

MSI enters the next level of gaming with all new MSI Z170 GAMING motherboards available in three series;

  • Master the game with Enthusiast GAMING motherboards, the best-in-class GAMING motherboards for skilled, competitive gamers.
  • Game in Style with Performance GAMING motherboards with customizable design through unique RGB LEDs and blazing fast performance.
  • Choose Arsenal GAMING motherboards for endless Gaming fun, both on- and offline.

Each series is packed with loads of GAMING features to optimize speed, sound and stability through GAMING LAN, Audio Boost, USB 3.1 and includes unique items specifically dedicated to gamers. All MSI Z170 GAMING motherboards feature the unique DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.

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DDR4 Boost & XMP LED

By fully isolating the memory circuitry from other components, DDR4 Boost ensures the purest possible memory signal for maximum performance and stability. On selected motherboards, an XMP LED highlights an active Extreme Memory Profile for the best memory performance.

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Audio Boost 3 & Nahimic

The finest audio solution for gamers, powered by Nahimic Audio Enhancer. With dual OPA1652 AMPs and metal EMI Shielding you get breathtaking sound quality.

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MSI GAMING LAN & LAN Protect

MSI GAMING LAN is powered by the KillerTM LAN E2400 with intelligent ASD 2.0, which automatically prioritizes games above other applications. The LED illuminated LAN connector features 15KV anti-surge protection for safety.

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Gaming Hotkey & Game Boost

Using your own hardware to speed up your gaming experience, start your PC or games with Gaming Hotkey or use the Game Boost dial with automated overclocking settings that goes up to eleven and reach for 5 GHz.

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Steel Armor

MSI Z170 GAMING motherboards come equipped with reinforced PCI-e connectors with Steel Armor to easily support even the heaviest graphics cards in multi GPU setups.

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Military Class V

A new standard in high quality components. The all new Titanium inductor has a solid structure, it can withstand even higher temperatures and has better heat dissipation for more stability and a longer lifespan.

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Master the game with the MSI Z170 Enthusiast GAMING Series

The new MSI Enthusiast GAMING Series motherboards are designed to provide gamers the finest gaming experience through genuine GAMING design, best-in-class gaming features and the latest cutting edge technology. Available in flavors ranging from the Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM for expert gaming and overclocking, the Z170A GAMING M9 ACK as the leading pro gaming motherboard to the Z170A GAMING M7 and M5 as the most popular gaming enthusiast motherboards.

Defining features of the MSI Z170 Enthusiast GAMING series motherboards:

  • The most immersive and pure in game audio with Audio Boost 3 and Nahimic Audio Enhancer.
  • Lightning fast data transfer speeds with Twin Turbo M.2 of up to 64Gb/s.
  • Turn up your clock speeds by turning the Game Boost dial for easy and extensive overclocking.
  • Assign your own hotkeys with Gaming Hotkey to boot your PC or launch games with a single keystroke.
  • Ready to support the most heavyweight graphics card setups with reinforced Steel Armor PCI-e connectors.

 

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Game in style with the MSI Z170 Performance GAMING Series

Engineered to provide both a stunning gaming and visual experience, the MSI Z170 Performance GAMING series give you plenty of reasons to show off. The MSI Z170A GAMING PRO is an extremely customizable platform, allowing you to display your unique style with Mystic Light while placing a vast array of powerful gaming features at your disposal. Brandishing the sleek black & white color scheme, the MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING has a striking design that delivers the coolest gaming experience.

Defining features of the MSI Z170 Performance GAMING series motherboards:

  • Customize and set up your own color scheme with Mystic Light. Make your PC look & feel brand new!
  • Load your games in the blink of an eye with blazing fast Turbo M.2 data transfer speeds up to 32Gb/s.
  • Enjoy crystal-clear immersive in game sounds from the premium quality components of Audio Boost 3.
  • Adjust your DPI and accuracy on the fly with easy to use Mouse Master software.
  • Assign your own hotkeys with Gaming Hotkey to boot your PC or launch games with a single keystroke.
  • Ready to support the most heavyweight graphics card setups with reinforced Steel Armor PCI-e connectors.
  • Superfast online gaming with MSI GAMING LAN powered Intel

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Get right into the action with the MSI Z170 Arsenal GAMING Series

The MSI Z170 Arsenal GAMING series are forged to provide a non-stop gaming experience with an arsenal of crucial gaming features included. Stay ahead of the enemy with MSI GAMING LAN, enjoy the sparkling sound quality of Audio Boost and set the mood with Ambient Light. The Z170A TOMAHAWK is a full ATX board with CrossFire support for amazing graphics setups, extremely rapid loading times with Turbo M.2 and USB 3.1 Gen2 connectors offering twice the speed of regular USB3.0. Specifically suited for the stealthy smaller gaming systems, the mATX MSI Z170M MORTAR offers a full range of features for the casual gamer.

Defining features of the MSI Z170 Aulrsenal GAMING series motherboards:

  • Set the mood with Ambient Light or go for stealth by turning it off.
  • Stay one step ahead of the enemy and prioritize your network traffic with MSI GAMING LAN.
  • Enjoy flawless in game sounds and media with Audio Boost.
  • Adjust your DPI and accuracy on the fly with easy to use Mouse Master software.
  • Assign your own hotkeys with Gaming Hotkey to boot your PC or launch games with a single keystroke.
  • Ready to support the most heavyweight graphics card setups with reinforced VGA Armor PCI-e connectors.

 

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Z170A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM

Z170A GAMING M9 ACK

Z170A GAMING M7

Z170A GAMING M5

Z170A-G45 GAMING

Z170A GAMING M3

Form factor

ATX

ATX

ATX

ATX

ATX

ATX

DDR4 Boost

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

M.2

Twin Turbo M.2

Twin Turbo M.2

Twin Turbo M.2

Twin Turbo M.2

Twin Turbo M.2

Turbo M.2

USB 3.1 Gen 2

2x Type-A

Type-A & Type-C

Type-A & Type-C

Type-A & Type-C

Type-A & Type-C

2x Type-A

Multi-GPU

2-way SLI/4-way CF

2-way SLI/3-way CF

2-way SLI/3-way CF

2-way SLI/3-way CF

2-way SLI/3-way CF

2-way CF

Gaming LAN

Intel i219

Killer™ E2400

Killer™ E2400

Killer™ E2400

Killer™ E2400

Killer™ E2400

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

Killer Shield + LAN Protect

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

Unique Features

OC Panel, Direct USB, CeaseFire

AC 1535 + Killer Shield, Bottom plate, Watercooling

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BIOS Flashback+

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Gaming Hotkey

Hardware

Hardware

Hardware

Software

Software

Software

Game Boost

Hardware

Hardware

Hardware

Software

Software

Software

Streaming

OBS

XSplit  Premium 1 Year

XSplit  Premium 1 Year

XSplit  Premium 1 Year

OBS

OBS

OC Engine V2

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PCIe Armor

Steel Armor

Steel Armor

Steel Armor

Steel Armor

Steel Armor

VGA Armor

Audio

Audio Boost 3

Xtreme Audio DAC

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Nahimic

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Mouse Master

 

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Z170A GAMING PRO

Z170I GAMING PRO AC

Z170A KRAIT GAMING

Z170 KRAIT GAMING

Z170A TOMAHAWK

Z170M MORTAR

Form factor

ATX

ITX

ATX

ATX

ATX

mATX

LED

 

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M.2

Turbo M.2

Turbo M.2

Turbo M.2

Turbo M.2

Turbo M.2 (M.2 WiFi optional)

M.2 WiFi optional

USB 3.1 Gen 2

2x Type-A

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2x Type-A

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2x Type-A

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Multi-GPU

2-way SLI/3-way CF

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2-way SLI/3-way CF

2-way SLI/3-way CF

CF

CF

Gaming LAN

Intel i219

Intel i219

Intel i219

Intel i219

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

LAN Protect

LAN Protect (w/o LED)

LAN Protect (w/o LED)

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-

WiFi

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Intel AC WiFI

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-

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Unique Features

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USB Audio Power, DPC Latency Tuner

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Gaming Hotkey

Game Boost

DDR4 Boost

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

√ + XMP LED

Streaming

OBS

OBS

OBS

OBS

OBS

OBS

PCIe Armor

Steel Armor

VGA Armor

Steel Armor

Steel Armor

VGA Armor

Steel Armor

Audio Boost

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost 3

Audio Boost

Audio Boost

Mouse Master

EZ Debug LED

 

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More details on gaming.msi.com

 

 

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About MSI GAMING

As a world leading gaming brand, MSI's aim is to become the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation as we have continued to raise the bar for ourselves and have accomplished a great deal of pioneering work in the industry. For more product information, please go to gaming.msi.com.

About MSI

As a technology pioneer, MSI takes customer satisfaction as the momentum and the pioneering R&D staff as the root to market its global presence over 120 countries. A complete line-up of notebook PCs, All-in-One PCs, motherboards, graphics cards, desktops, servers, IPCs, robotic appliances and vehicle electronics demonstrate MSI's strengths and endeavors in consumer and commercial markets. With the brand slogan of "Innovation with Style," MSI spares no effort in the pursuit of excellent quality, user-friendly design and exquisite fashion products. MSI's core values "Innovation" and "Style" have made it the leading brand beyond customer expectations. For more product information, please go to www.msi.com.

 

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