MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard

MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard

MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard

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MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard

MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard

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  • Micro ATX Form Factor
  • Intel B150 Chipset
  • LGA 1151 Socket
  • 2 x Dual-Channel DDR4-2133
  • 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s Ports
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 Slot
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 Slots
  • Realtek ALC887 HD Audio Codec
  • Intel I219V Gigabit LAN Controller
  • Supports USB 3.0 & USB 2.0
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The B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard from MSI is designed to fit in cases that support a Micro ATX form factor. The 9.6 x 8.1" B150M Gaming Pro supports 6th Generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, and Celeron processors, the LGA 1151 socket, and the Intel B150 chipset.

The Micro ATX form factor of the B150M has 2 x DIMM slots that can support up to 32GB of 2133 MHz DDR4 RAM, as well as memory modules that are compatible with dual-channel memory architecture. This motherboard has a total of 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports, 1 x PCIe 3.0/2.0 x16 slot, 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots, 8 x USB 3.0 ports (6 at the back panel, 2 at mid-board), and 4 x USB 2.0 ports (available through the internal USB connectors). Using the Realtek ALC887 High Definition audio codec, this motherboard can support 7.1-channel HD audio.

The H110M-E is able to support integrated graphics and is equipped with one HDMI, one DVI-D, and one VGA output. Its HDMI port supports a max resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz or 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz, while both its DVI-D and VGA ports supports a max resolution of 1920 x 1600 @ 60 Hz.

MSI has designed the this motherboard with ESD protection, overvoltage protection, Military Class 4 components, reinforced PCIe slots, overclocking supports, a RAMDisk, and more. Protection is provided via a limited 3-year warranty.

DDR4 Boost
With traditional memory designs, the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI's DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry helps ensure the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability
Low Latency
MSI Gaming LAN features carefully selected components to help ensure an online gaming experience with minimal lag
Gaming LAN with Intel
Experience a more fluid game with Intel i219 LAN, which is designed to deliver high performance and increased throughput
Gaming Optimized Bandwidth Management
Designed to provide an online gaming experience with optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, MSI Gaming LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.
MSI Gaming LAN Manager
  • Automatically prioritizes games above other applications
  • Allows users to change applications' traffic priority
  • Allows users to customize the bandwidth for each application
  • LAN Protect
    Featuring 15kV anti-surge protection to help shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, LAN Protect is a LAN connector designed to give users an improved networking experience
    Audio Boost
    With Audio Boost, MSI delivers high sound quality through the use of quality audio components. That way, users can enjoy crystal-clear sound and music through 6-channel audio or high impedence headphones.

    - Isolated Audio PCB: Audio Boost acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry to give users a clearer audio signal
    - Chemi-con Audio Capacitors: Delivers high fidelity and clear sound with strong acoustics and realism
    - Separated Audio Layers: Separate layers in the PCB help create equal sound for the left and right audio channels
    - Anti-Popcorn Noise: Audio Boost helps protect your ears against annoying loud popping sounds when you plug devices in or out or turn your PC on/off
    - 5.1 Audio Jacks, 7.1 via Front:
    High quality audio connectors provide strong signal output with a lower chance of distortion
    - Front Dedicated Headphone Out: Use the front panel audio output while retaining high quality amplified sound
    Gaming Hotkey
    Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your existing keyboard. Simply assign functions to any key and launch your favorite games and load profiles with the push of a single button
    Dual Front USB 3.0 Ports
    With a USB 3.0 front panel header users can connect up to two USB 3.0 devices directly to the front of their chassis. This way, users can easily enjoy fast USB speeds without having to use the hard-to-reach USB ports on the rear
    Double ESD Protection
    The front USB 3.0 ports are protected by a set of ICs to help prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices
    Enhanced CPU Overvoltage Protection
    Onboard overvoltage protection helps prevents overvoltage and short-circuit damage of the CPU and other components. A red LED near the 24-pin CPU power connector lets users know that overvoltage protection is activated for easier troubleshooting
    EZ Debug LED
    MSI EZ Debug LED is a troubleshooting tool using 3 LEDs to indicate CPU / Memory / VGA operation every time you boot up your system. Run into trouble? Use the LEDs to identify the source of the problem and get back into operation quickly
    SteelSeries Certified
    Enthusiast gaming gear brand SteelSeries has officially approved MSI GAMING motherboards as 'SteelSeries Certified (SSC).' This certification is based on the performance demands and stability of MSI Gaming motherboards and SteelSeries products
    Gaming Certified
    MSI Gaming motherboards are tested in their gaming lab, Internet cafes, and together with the eSports players to help ensure users receive high performance and reliability. Through 24-hour online and offline game testing, MSI ensures that the onboard network configuration, audio reception, and fps performance are tested and tuned to perfection for users to enjoy the high-quality gameplay. Only the motherboards that pass this test receive the Gaming Certified status
    Military Class 4 Components
    - Dark Choke: Dark Choke uses a special core design and allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature with a high capacity and improved power efficiency and stability
    - Solid CAP: With their aluminum core design and Japanese-made quality, Solid CAPs are made for high-end designed motherboard. Not only do Solid CAPs provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also have a long lifespan
    - Humidity Protection: A reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament." Untreated PCB's can have up to a 10x higher failure rate
    - High Temperature Protection: The key components used in MSI motherboards have passed military testing to ensure stable operation in harsh environments
    - Circuit Protection: Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers, and shielding results in strong circuit protection
    - ESD Protection: Each I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge
    - EMI Protection: MSI motherboards comply with strict American FCC regulations and help reduce the impact of electromagnetic interference
    VGA Armor: Reinforced PCI Express Slots
    With the increased size and weight of modern high end graphics cards, traditional PCI Express slots often show signs of bending or even breaking. VGA Armor introduces strengthened PCI Express slots that use more solder points to help prevent these slots from showing wear
    Click BIOS 5
    Explore the improved and award-winning CLICK BIOS 5 and use it to tune your system's performance for improved processing power. MSI CLICK BIOS 5 is a UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 10.

    Control your system in two modes: EZ Mode, for the most used settings and functions and Advanced Mode, for more detailed settings and fine-tuning options to boost your system's performance
    Gaming Device Port
    MSI's Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver connectivity for high end gaming mice to fully utilize its speed. You can customize your mouse's dpi to change accuracy and program macro combinations via the Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.

    Gaming Benefits
    - More responsive with faster reactions
    - Customizable mouse settings
    - Customizable mouse accuracy (dpi)
    - Program macros for multiple actions in one click
    - Smoother gameplay

    Technical Benefits
    - Up to 3x more gold than regular connectors
    - Up to 10x longer lifetime when plugging/unplugging
    - Helps prevent oxidation
    WTFast
    WTFast is the Gamers Private Network that reports connection stats for when gaming online, so users can see exactly what is happening with their gaming connection
    OBS Streaming Software
    Share gaming achievements with the world using Open Broadcaster Software (OBS), the world's most popular open source software for video recording and live streaming
    Overclocking
    The MSI Gaming App allows simultaneous control of both the motherboards and graphics card's boost. Select the preferred mode - Silent, Gaming, or OC - with the click of a button. Monitor GPU Core, DRAM Frequency, GPU & CPU Temperatures, and more in real-time, both in-game and in other full-screen applications that are customizable to specific preferences
    MSI Dragon Eye
    MSI Dragon Eye allows users to watch a YouTube video or Twitch stream while simultaneously playing a game. Simply add a link or stream to the Dragon Eye application and select the size, position, volume, and transparency and start gaming. With a few hotkeys, users can start/pause their video or set the volume
    CPU-Z MSI Gaming Edition
    MSI has worked with CPUID to develop this special edition of CPU-Z featuring the MSI Gaming dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather key information on the main devices of your system, such as the CPU speed, memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version, and much more
    MSI RAMDisk
    Get an unlimited RAMDisk for free (worth $35) with MSI Gaming motherboards. RAMDisk allows users to create a virtual drive from system memory, enabling speeds up to 25x faster than a modern SSD. Users can load complete games, speed up their browser or page file to significantly increase system performance. Users may even increase their SSD's lifespan by using RAMDisk, as it reduces unnecessary read and write operations to SSDs
    In the Box
    MSI B150M Gaming Pro LGA 1151 Micro ATX Motherboard
  • Limited 3-Year Warranty
  • Table of Contents
    • 1Description
    CPU
  • Supports 6th-Generation Intel Core i7, i5, i3, Pentium, Celeron processors for Socket LGA 1151
  • Chipset
  • Intel B150 Chipset
  • Main Memory
  • 2 x DDR4 memory slots, supports up to 32 GB
    - Supports DDR4 2133 MHz
  • Dual channel memory architecture
  • Slots
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
  • Onboard Graphics
  • 1 x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160 @ 24 Hz and 2560 x 1600 @ 60 Hz
    - Support for HDMI 1.4
  • 1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
  • 1 x VGA port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920 x 1200 @ 60 Hz
  • Storage Intel B150 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s ports
  • USB Intel B150 Chipset
  • 8 x USB 3.0 ports (6 on the back panel, 2 available through the internal USB connector)
  • 4 x USB 2.0 ports (4 available through the internal USB connector)
  • Audio
  • Realtek ACL887 Codec
    - 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • LAN 1 x Intel I219V Gigabit LAN Controller
    Internal I/O Connectors - 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    - 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
    - 6 x SATA III 6 Gb/s connectors
    - 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
    - 2 x 4-pin system fan connectors
    - 1 x Front panel audio connector
    - 2 x Front panel connectors
    - 1 x TPM module connector
    - 1 x Serial port connector
    - 1 x Parallel port connector
    - 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
    - 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    Back Panel I/O Ports - 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
    - 1 x PS/2 mouse port
    - 3 x Audio jacks
    Mounting 6 mounting holes
    Dimensions Micro ATX Form Factor
    9.6 x 8.1" / 24.4 x 20.6 cm

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