The MSI Z170A PC MATE ATX Motherboard allows you to build a PC system with a 6th-generation Intel processor along with up to 64GB of DDR4 RAM. It features an Intel Z170 chipset and an LGA 1151 socket as well as four DIMM slots. It comes with a PCIe x4 M.2 slot and two USB 3.1 ports with 10 Gb/s speeds to transfer data quickly between your drives and the system. MSI has also designed this motherboard with features such as OC Genie 4 and Guard Pro to enhance your components and help ensure your system runs stable.
This motherboard comes outfitted with six SATA 6 Gb/s connectors and two SATA Express connectors, which transfer data at a rate up to 10 Gb/s. In addition to the USB 3.1 ports, the rear I/O panel has three USB 3.0 ports for your printer, scanner, and more. The built-in Realtek RTL8111H controller provides Gigabit Ethernet speeds as well as a reliable connection to your networks. To deliver sounds, it sports a Realtek ALC887 codec and three audio jacks. Furthermore, it offers two PS/2 ports that connect to your keyboard and mouse.
This motherboard can deliver visuals utilizing integrated Intel HD graphics through its three video ports. It offers an HDMI port that provides a resolution of 4096 x 2160 when connected to a 4K-capable monitor or TV. To support legacy displays, it comes with VGA and DVI ports. This motherboard lets you build a gaming system with multiple dedicated graphics cards linked via AMD CrossFire technologies since it comes with two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots. This motherboard also has three PCIe 3.0 x1 and two PCI slots so you can build a versatile system with optional cards.
OC Genie 4
Click BIOS 5
Military Class 4 Components
- Dark Choke - uses a special core design that allows it to run at lower temperatures with higher capacity and better power efficiency and stability
- Solid Caps - are made with an aluminum core design as well as provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and a 10-year lifespan
EZ Debug LED
CPU Overvoltage Protection
Multiple Graphics Support
MSI VGA Armor
Total Fan Control
- Up to 2 x faster than USB 3.0
- Up to 20 x faster than USB 2.0
- Up to 10 Gb/s data transfer bandwidth
- Boost the transfer rate between your PC and peripherals