MASTER THE GAME
With a unique look and feel, packed with exclusive gaming features, MSI ENTHUSIAST GAMING motherboards offer the best possible gaming experience.
STAY COOL WHILE GAMING
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
YOUR IN-GAME ADVANTAGE
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.
BE THE FIRST ON THE BATTLEFIELD
This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
IMMERSE YOURSELF INTO VIRTUAL WORLDS
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.
DOMINATE THE GAME WITH THE LOWEST LATENCY
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
DESIGNED FOR LIMITLESS TUNING
Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.
MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!
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- Brand : MSI
- Model : Z270 Gaming M5
- SATA RAID : 0/1/5/10
- Form Factor : ATX
- Warranty : 3-Years
|Model||Z270 Gaming M5|
|CPU||Supports 7th/6th Gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151|
|Not Compatible with Intel 8th Gen CPUs|
|Onboard Video Chipset||Supported only by CPU with integrated graphic|
|Number of Memory Slots||4×288pin|
|Memory Standard||7th Gen processors support DDR4 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133
6th Gen processors support DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133
|Maximum Memory Supported||64GB|
|Channel Supported||Dual Channel|
|PCI Express 3.0 x16||3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4 modes)|
|PCI Express x1||3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots|
|SATA 6Gb/s||6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
The SATA1/ SATA5 port will be unavailable when an M.2 SATA SSD module has been installed in the M.2_1/ M.2_2 slot. The SATA5 and SATA 6 ports will be unavailable when M.2 PCIe SSD module has been installed in the M.2_2 slot. Please refer to page 33 for M.2 & SATA combination table.
|M.2||2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
Intel Optane Memory Ready for all M.2 slots
1 x U.2 port
Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD
The U.2 port will be unavailable when an PCIe expansion card has been installed in PCI_E6 slot.
|Audio Chipset||Realtek ALC1220|
|Audio Channels||7.1 Channels|
|LAN Chipset||Killer E2500|
|Max LAN Speed||10/100/1000Mbps|
|PS/2||1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port|
|HDMI||1 x HDMI|
|RJ45||1 x RJ45|
|DisplayPort||1 x DisplayPort|
|USB 3.1||1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
|USB 1.1/2.0||3 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
|S/PDIF Out||1 x Optical|
|Audio Ports||5 x OFC audio jacks|
|Onboard USB||2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
|Other Connectors||1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-pin water pump fan connector
4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector
2 x Front panel connectors
1 x Serial port connector
1 x RGB LED connector
1 x TPM module connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper
1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
|Dimensions (W x L)||12.0" x 9.6"|
|Power Pin||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
|Features||Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel Core / Pentium / Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
Supports DDR4-3800+(OC) Memory
DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
Mystic Light RGB and Mystic Light Sync: 7 colors / 5 effects controlled in one click with GAMING APP or a mobile device
Twin Turbo M.2, Steel Armor, M.2 Shield. Intel Optane Memory Ready, Turbo U.2, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Killer: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
BIOS Flashback+: Easy BIOS recovery without the need of a CPU, memory and VGA card
Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI & AMD Crossfire
In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players.