Conquer the BattlefieldThe MAG series was born through rigorous quality testing and designed to be a symbol of sturdiness and durability. Focused on providing the best user experience, the MAG series has a simple installation process coupled with a friendly user interface making it the best choice for entry level gamers.PREMIUM HARDWARE DESIGNWith years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCEWith more cores processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end Intel CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.M.2 SHIELD FROZRWorlds fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance.FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWAREMSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLINGDesigned to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked keep-out-zone allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.12 1 1 DUET RAIL POWER SYSTEMUnleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining 8 4-pin power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, MAG series motherboard is ready to sustain heavy gaming loadings.CORE BOOSTCore Boost technology combines MSIs premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. This creates the perfect conditions for multi-core CPU while doing1-SECOND OVERCLOCKINGMSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need to get more FPS.LOAD-LINE CALIBRATIONWhat you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when demanding more CPU performance.OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTIONPrevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.DIGITALL POWER DESIGNA fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.DOUBLE POWER CONNECTORS84 pin connectors deliver adequate power even for an overclocked multi-core CPUPRE-INSTALLED IO SHIELDINGFeaturing the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports and also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.XL CLIPThe enlarged PCI-E clip helps you swap or remove your devices easier. Keep the PCI-E slot stronger and safer.EZ DEBUG LEDRun into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get up and running again.EZ LED CONTROLA built-in LED button on the motherboard to control your light effect. Turn on/off your light in a secondMORE RELIABLE CIRCUIT TRANSMISSION6 PCB layers allows for higher bandwidth and faster transfer speeds. This is also beneficial for reliable circuit transmission.FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMORMSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference.ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTIONDouble ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.CERTIFIED FOR GAMINGMSI motherboards has been built and tweaked for hardcore gaming. Feedback from the worlds best esports players and rigorous testing sessions with demanding PC games has resulted in a motherboard thats both powerful and reliable.ENHANCED PERFORMANCEHigh performance MSI motherboards are loaded with advanced features and the latest technology to overwhelm any challenge at hand no matter whether youre a gamer, prosumer, or PC enthusiast.EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTINGMSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCEMSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to Z390 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for Z490 motherboards. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILEThe XMP Extreme Memory Profiles in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC LAB. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGEMSI MPG series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier.OPTANE BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSDPC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel Optane Memory device. Intel Optane technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance.EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIELooking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. Thats why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.DRAGON CENTERMSI brand new Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.CLICK BIOS 5Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world recordsMSI APP PLAYERDeveloped under an exclusive partnership with BlueStacks, the MSI APP Player brings seamless gaming experience between mobile games and PC platform, and leverages customized features as specific keyboard lighting and better graphics with multi-task works.CONNECTIVITYMSI motherboards are built with a variety of connectors to satisfy gamers. Enhanced audio, advanced LAN networking capabilities, USB and Mystic Light turn any gaming experience into an immerse one.HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. This is a premium solution for demanding users.OPTIMIZE ONLINE GAMING TRAFFIC FOR LOWER LATENCYMSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games, giving you the best online gaming experience with low latency.DEDICATED HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSORMake sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORSA high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.HIGH QUALITY AUDIO JACKS WITH S/PDIFKeep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal.ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGNLike a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated.SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELSUsing separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.2 GEN 2×2 20GUsing USB 3.2 devices has never been faster Featuring the Lighting ASmedia 3241 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C. The Lightning USB 20G connectors are covered with gold to ensure a better signal and performance.USB FRONT TYPE-CMSI gaming motherboards support USB Front Type-C that allows gamers to connect with the latest USB devices. Built up a system with MSI PC case to have the most convenient experience.TRUE COLOR MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARDSplash on some color and vibrant RGB lighting effects using MSI Mystic Light with 16.8 million colors and 29 LED effects.Mystic Light ExtensionStill not satisfied with the decoration on the ecosystem? The Mystic Light Extension will help you to have more attractive way to decorate you gaming rig by the LED Strips and still under controlled by the Mystic Light application.JRGBThe JRGB pin header provides the max 3A12V power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.