MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard
Key Features
  • ATX Form Factor
  • Intel Z390 Chipset
  • Socket LGA 1151
  • 4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-4400 (OC)
The MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from MSI is built on the Intel Z390 chipset with an LGA 1151 socket designed for 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors. It's equipped with four DDR4 memory slots that support a max of 64GB of 4400 MHz RAM, three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, three PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, six SATA III ports, and two M.2 slots. With three PCIe 3.0 x16 expansion slots, this motherboard can be used for two-way NVIDIA SLI or three-way AMD CrossFire setups. For storage, the M.2 slots support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 speeds as well as Intel Optane memory for quick data transfer. Please note that you should update the drivers and BIOS to the latest version before using Intel Optane memory. Other integrated features include multiple fan connectors, USB ports, DisplayPort and HDMI connectivity, Intel I219-V Gigabit LAN, and Realtek ALC1220P 7.1-channel HD audio.
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MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard

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MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Overview

  • 1Description
  • 2Cooling
  • 3User Friendly
  • 4CPU
  • 5DDR4
  • 6Storage
  • 7Internet Connectivity
  • 8Audio
  • 9MSI Mystic Light

The MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA 1151 ATX Motherboard from MSI is built on the Intel Z390 chipset with an LGA 1151 socket designed for 8th- and 9th-generation Intel Core, Pentium Gold, and Celeron processors. It's equipped with four DDR4 memory slots that support a max of 64GB of 4400 MHz RAM, three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, three PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, six SATA III ports, and two M.2 slots. With three PCIe 3.0 x16 expansion slots, this motherboard can be used for two-way NVIDIA SLI or three-way AMD CrossFire setups. For storage, the M.2 slots support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 speeds as well as Intel Optane memory for quick data transfer. Please note that you should update the drivers and BIOS to the latest version before using Intel Optane memory. Other integrated features include multiple fan connectors, USB ports, DisplayPort and HDMI connectivity, Intel I219-V Gigabit LAN, and Realtek ALC1220P 7.1-channel HD audio.

Cooling

The MPG Z390 has one water pump connector and six fan headers with DC and PWM control, which enable you to adjust your fans' speeds as needed within BIOS or a third-party software. Moreover, it has an extended heatsink design to help dissipate heat and ensure stable performance.

User Friendly

  • XL Clip - Enlarged PCIe clips make it easier for users to swap out PCIe hardware
  • EZ Debug LED - Onboard LEDs for key components indicate the source of a problem

CPU

For stability and performance, this motherboard features Core Boost, a combination of layout design and optimization which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU. It also supports one-second overclocking with the optional MSI Game Boost software. Additional enhancements and features include load-line calibration, overvoltage protection, digital power design, and double power connectors.

DDR4

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 BIOS.

Storage

Install PCIe Gen 3 x4 SSDs or even 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 six SATA III ports and supports RAID 0, 1, 5, and 10 with M.2 Genie. Please note that you should upgrade the drivers and BIOS to the latest version before using Intel Optane memory.

Internet Connectivity

Intel I219-V provides you with fast, optimized gaming-quality Gigabit LAN connectivity. Moreover, you can use the optional MSI GAMING LAN Manager to automatically classify and prioritize your gaming traffic.

Audio

The MPG Z390 is built with MSI Audio Boost as well as multiple hardware and software features designed to provide you with a better listening experience.

  • Dedicated, EMI-shielded Hi-Fi audio processor
  • 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
  • Nahimic 3 surround sound for immersion
  • High-quality audio capacitors for a warmer sound
  • Connectors for 7.1-channel surround sound

MSI Mystic Light

Control and sync your compatible RGB products with MSI Mystic Light. This motherboard has two 4-pin RGB LED connector, one 3-pin RAINBOW LED connector, and a 3-pin CORSAIR LED connector. With over 16.8 million colors to choose from and a variety of lighting patterns, MSI Mystic Light can be easily configured to fit your build's aesthetics.
UPC: 824142170168

MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC Specs

CPU
ChipsetIntel Z390
CPU SocketLGA 1151
Back Panel I/O
USB2 x USB 2.0 Type-A
3 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C
Display1 x DisplayPort 
1 x HDMI 
Audio5 x 3.5 mm
1 x S/PDIF
Ethernet / Controller1 x Intel I219-V Gigabit
PS/21 x Combo
Memory
Memory Slots4 x 288-Pin
Memory SupportDDR4 2133, 2400, 2666, 2800, 3000, 3200, 3300, 3333, 3400, 3466, 3600, 3733, 3866, 4000, 4133, 4200, 4266, 4300, 4400 MHz
Maximum Capacity64 GB
Channel ArchitectureDual Channel
ECC SupportNon-ECC Unbuffered
Storage Expansion
SATA6 x SATA III
M.22 x M Key 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 (PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA III)
U.2None
Optane Memory SupportYes
RAID SupportRAID 0, 1, 5, 10 (SATA)
RAID 0, 1 (M.2)
Internal I/O
Expansion Slots3 x PCIe 3.0 x16
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
USB1 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 2 Header (Supports 1 USB Type-C Port)
2 x USB 3.1 / USB 3.2 Gen 1 Header (Supports 4 USB Type-A Port)
2 x USB 2.0 Header (Supports 4 USB Type-A Port)
Multi-GPU Support2-Way NVIDIA SLI
3-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 4-Pin CPU
SecurityChassis Intrusion, TPM Module
LED Header4 x RGB
AudioNone
Add-On1 x Thunderbolt Card Header
Legacy1 x Serial
Front Panel I/O
I/O Connection HeadersUSB 3.1
Audio
Audio CodecRealtek ALC1220P-VB2 (7.1-Channel)
Software
Supported Operating SystemsWindows 10 (64-Bit)
Physical
Form FactorATX
Dimensions9.6 x 12" / 243.84 x 304.80 mm
Packaging Info
Package Weight4.105 lb
Box Dimensions (LxWxH)13.65 x 10.85 x 3.45"
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