MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard

MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard

MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard

MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard

MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard

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Product Highlights

  • Supports DDR3-3000 (OC) Memory
  • USB 3.0, SATA 6 Gb/s
  • OC Genie 4, Click BIOS 4
  • 4K UHD Support
  • Multi-GPU
  • Command Center
  • Fast Boot
  • Smart Utilities
  • Military Class 4
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MSI Z97 PC MATE overview

  • 1Description

The Z97 PC MATE Motherboard from MSI supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel Core processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors in LGA1150 socket. The motherboard supports DDR3-3000 (OC) memory. It features Click BIOS 4 that easily fine-tunes your system. Fast Boot helps to quickly boot up and enter OS in few seconds. The motherboard also features Military Class 4 components, which provide stability and durability. The Dark Choke and Solid CAP ensures that your PC runs stably under extreme gaming conditions.


Optimized for Multiple Graphics Cards
The motherboard features one or more PCIe 3.0 slots that are suitably aligned, along with sufficient space for optimal airflow while using multiple graphics cards. This lets you avoid the overheating of your PC, while you enjoy the graphics on your monitor when running an AMD CrossFire gaming setup.
OC Genie 4
OC Genie is a built-in hardware overclocking technology in motherboards. With this one-second overclocking option, the GAMING motherboard provides an optimal performance boost to your system with ease.
Click BIOS 4
The MSI Click BIOS 4 is a UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 8. It reacts faster, runs smoother, and has a suitable mouse support.
Command Center
The Command Center software has an intuitive touch-ready interface that allows users to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize overclocking performance and adjust cooling features.
Live Update 6
The software automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software. Rest assured while your system is always configured using the latest software, you get the maximum performance and stability.
Unlimited RAMdisk
The Command Center integrates an unlimited RAMdisk. With a RAMdisk you can create a virtual drive from your system memory enabling speeds 20 times faster than an SSD. It speeds up system performance, games, apps, browser, and loads complete game images.
Smart Utilities
The MSI Smart Utilities application helps to easily setup, configure and boost your systems' performance and more, through three Intel key technologies such as Intel Rapid Start, Intel Smart Response*, and Intel Smart Connect. 1
Fast Boot
MSI Fast Boot helps to make your system boot faster. It also features a GO2BIOS button. Simply click it to restart your PC and go straight to the system BIOS.
4K UHD Support
Experience 4K UHD video playback with this motherboard. The motherboard supports 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) resolution to provide optimal visual experience.

Military Class 4

Dark Choke
The core design allows Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature with higher capacity, power efficiency, and stability.
Solid CAP
Solid CAPs provide an aluminum core design and Japanese-made quality to the motherboard. It offers lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), and works firmly for over 10 years.
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MSI Z97 PC MATE Motherboard
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
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    MSI Z97 PC MATE specs

    CPU Supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel Core processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for the socket LGA1150
    Chipset Intel Z97 Express chipset
    Main Memory Supports 4 x DDR3 DIMMs 1066/1333/1600/1866/2000/2133/ 2200/2400/2600/2666/2800/3000 (OC) MHz, 32 GB maximum
    Dual-channel memory architecture
    Supports non-ECC, unbuffered memory
    Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    Slots 2 x PCIe x16 slots
    PCI_E2 supports PCIe 3.0
    PCI_E4 supports PCIe 2.0
    Support x16, x4/x4 modes
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
    2 x PCI slots
    On-Board Graphics 1x VGA port, supporting maximum resolutions of 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz, 24 bpp
    1x DVI-D port, supporting maximum resolutions of 1920 x 1200 at 60 Hz, 24 bpp
    1x HDMI port, supporting maximum resolutions of 4096 x 2160 at 24 Hz, 24 bpp/2560 x 1600 at 60 Hz, 24 bpp/1920 x 1080 at 60 Hz, 36 bpp
    Multi-GPU Support Supports AMD CrossFire technology
    On-Board SATA SATA III controller integrated in Intel Z97 chipset
    Up to 6 Gb/s transfer speed
    Supports 6 x SATA III ports (SATA 1~4) by Z97

    SATA 1~6 support Intel Rapid Storage technology enterprise (AHCI/RAID 0/1/5/10) by Intel Z97
    Supports Intel Smart Response technology, Intel Rapid Start technology and Intel Smart Connect technology* dexaqwuxyucadftrfvet

    *Supports Intel Core processors on Windows 7/8.

    USB Intel Z97 Express chipset
    4 x USB 3.0 ports (2 x ports on the back panel, 2 x ports available through the internal USB connectors)
    8 x USB 2.0 ports (4 x ports on the back panel, 4 x ports available through the internal USB connectors)
    Audio Chipset integrated by Realtek ALC887
    Flexible 8-channel audio with jack sensing
    Compliant with Azalia 1.0 specification
    LAN Supports one PCIe LAN 10/100/1000 fast Ethernet by Realtek RTL8111G
    Internal I/O Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12 V power connector
    6 x SATA connectors
    2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 x USB 2.0 ports)
    1 x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 x USB 3.0 ports)
    2 x 4-pin CPU fan connectors
    1 x 4-pin system fan connector
    2 x 3-pin system fan connectors
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    1 x Front panel audio connector
    2 x System panel connectors
    1 x Chassis intrusion connector
    1 x TPM module connector
    1 x Serial port connector
    1 x Parallel port connector
    Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
    1 x PS/2 mouse port
    4 x USB 2.0 ports
    2 x USB 3.0 ports
    1 x RJ-45 LAN port
    1 x 3-in-1 audio jacks
    1 x VGA port
    1 x DVI-D port
    1 x HDMI port

    This platform supports dual-display and triple-display function.

    BIOS The motherboard BIOS provides plug-and-play BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically
    The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface (DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications
    Mounting 6 x Mounting holes
    Form Factor ATX
    Dimensions 12.0 x 8.7" (30.5 x 22.0 cm)
    Packaging Info
    Package Weight 2.75 lb
    Box Dimensions (LxWxH) 13.7 x 10.7 x 2.4"

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