MSI B360-A Pro LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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MSI B360-A Pro LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel B360 Chipset
  • LGA 1151 Socket
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-2666 (OC)
The B360-A Pro LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from MSI is built on the Intel B360 chipset with an LGA 1151 socket designed for 8th generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors. It's equipped with four DDR4 memory slots that support a max of 64GB of 2666MHz RAM, two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, four PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, five SATA III ports, and an M.2 slot. With a total of six expansion slots, this motherboard can be used to efficiently mine crypto currency. For storage, the M.2 slot supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 speeds and Intel Optane Memory for quick data transfer. Other integrated features include multiple fan connectors, USB ports, DisplayPort and DVI-D outputs, Intel Gigabit LAN, and Realtek ALC892 7.1-channel audio.
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MSI B360-A Pro LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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MSI B360-A Pro Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Crypto Currency Friendly
  • 3Cooling
  • 4Storage
  • 5Audio
  • 6DDR4 RAM
  • 7Tuning

The B360-A Pro LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from MSI is built on the Intel B360 chipset with an LGA 1151 socket designed for 8th generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors. It's equipped with four DDR4 memory slots that support a max of 64GB of 2666MHz RAM, two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, four PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, five SATA III ports, and an M.2 slot. With a total of six expansion slots, this motherboard can be used to efficiently mine crypto currency. For storage, the M.2 slot supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 speeds and Intel Optane Memory for quick data transfer. Other integrated features include multiple fan connectors, USB ports, DisplayPort and DVI-D outputs, Intel Gigabit LAN, and Realtek ALC892 7.1-channel audio.

Crypto Currency Friendly

Equipped with plenty of PCIe slots, this motherboard supports multiple graphics cards for efficient crypto currency mining.

Cooling

The B360-A Pro has seven fan headers with DC and PWM control, which enables you to adjust your fans' speeds as needed within its BIOS.

Storage

Install a PCIe Gen 3 x4 M.2 drive or Intel Optane memory on this motherboard for fast storage solutions. With a compatible drive, you'll be able to transfer data at speeds of up to 32 Gb/s. Moreover, you can enable XBoost within MSI's optional software for enhanced SSD speeds. For larger capacity storage, this motherboard has five SATA III ports.

Audio

The B360-A Pro is built with Audio Boost as well as multiple hardware and software features designed to provide you with a better listening experience.

  • Isolated audio design with LED border ensures a better audio signal
  • Separated audio layers for clean left- and right-channels
  • De-pop protection prevents loud popping sounds when you plug or unplug or devices
  • Dedicated, EMI-shielded high-definition audio processor
  • High-quality audio capacitors for a warmer sound
  • Connectors for 7.1-channel surround sound

DDR4 RAM

The DDR4 RAM slots on this motherboard feature optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuit for stable performance. It also supports a variety of RAM from different manufacturers, so be sure to check if yours is compatible. Moreover, you can easily toggle on XMP (Intel Extreme Memory Profile) with just a single click within the BIOS.

Tuning

Core Boost technology combines MSI's layout and optimized power design for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU. The B360-A Pro is also equipped with over-voltage protection and an EZ debug LED, which you can use to identify sources of problems.
UPC: 824142159170

MSI B360-A Pro Specs

CPU
ChipsetIntel B360
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Back Panel I/O
USB1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
Display1 x DVI-D 
1 x DisplayPort 
Audio6 x 3.5 mm
Ethernet / Controller1 x Intel I219-V Gigabit
PS/21 x Combo
Memory
Memory Slots4 x 288-Pin
Memory SupportDDR4 2133, 2400, 2666 MHz
Maximum Capacity64 GB
Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
ECC SupportNon-ECC Unbuffered
Storage Expansion
SATA5 x SATA III
M.21 x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4)
U.2None
Internal I/O
Expansion Slots2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
USB1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 2 USB Type-A Port)
2 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 4 USB Type-A Port)
Multi-GPU Support2-Way AMD CrossFireX
Air Cooling1 x 4-Pin CPU
5 x 4-Pin System
Liquid Cooling1 x 4-Pin Pump
Power Connectors1 x 24-Pin Mainboard
1 x 8-Pin CPU
1 x 6-Pin ATX
SecurityChassis Intrusion, TPM Module
DiagnosticsClear CMOS
Add-On1 x Thunderbolt Card Header
Legacy1 x Serial
1 x Parallel
Front Panel I/O
I/O Connection HeadersUSB 3.1
Audio
Audio CodecRealtek ALC892 (7.1-Channel)
Physical
Form FactorATX
Dimensions12 x 9.6" / 304.80 x 243.84 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight2.405 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.7 x 10.75 x 2.6"
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