MORE SPEED, MORE BANDWIDTH, LESS POWER CONSUMPTION
MSI® engineers made sure you can enjoy high speed DDR4 frequency and the best memory compatibility. DDR4 brings higher memory speeds at even lower power usage as low as 1.2v. With 8 memory slots available, MSI supports larger memory configurations up to 128GB.
DDR4 4351 MHz
Taking numerous world records in DDR4 frequency, MSI motherboards have proven great compatibility and performance since the introduction of DDR4 memory.
Customize and set up your own color scheme with Mystic Light. Make your build look on fire or cold as ice. You are in control. You can select any of the colors from the palette to match your systems’ design. Tired of always the same color? Just change it to another one using the easy to use Mystic Light APP available on PC, phone and tablet, and make your PC look & feel brand new!
GODLIKE DESIGN WITH HEAVY PLATED ARMOR
The MSI® X99 GODLIKE GAMING motherboard is designed to provide gamers with best-in-class features and technology. To cool, protect and highlight these features, heavy plated armor is used. Stunning looks, backed by the MSI Dragon, the X99A GODLIKE GAMING motherboard is an engineering masterpiece tailored to gaming perfection.
The Dragon cover doesn't just look cool with its GODLIKE branding, it also protects I/O devices against Electro Magnetic Interference, ensuring pure signals.
EXTENDED DRAGON ARMOR
This awesome looking protective shield helps to keep the audio signal pure, preventing interference from other components.
Designed to withstand anything, the heatsinks found on this motherboard truly represent style & performance.
Heavy plated armor makes sure your system stays cool during even the longest gaming sessions or extreme overclocking.
KILLER™ DOUBLE SHOT-X3 PRO
Killer™ DoubleShot-X3 Pro allows the 2x Killer™ Ethernet connectors and the Killer™ Wi-Fi adapter to work together for the ultimate high speed attack. The Killer Network Manager decides which apps runs on which connection for gaming traffic optimization. This will give you the max throughput as high as 2.867 Gbps.
Killer™ WIRELESS AC 1535 with ExtremeRANGE™
Killer™ Wireless-AC 1535 with ExtremeRange™ Technology delivers industry-leading speed, intelligence and control for PCs. Killer’s Lag and Latency ReductionTM Technology combined with Killer’s ExtremeRange™ Technology revolutionizes the user experience by driving better throughput, lower latencies, and longer WiFi ranges. Play your game, stream your game, and enjoy your HD video – all at the same time and uninterrupted.
- Lag and Latency Reduction™
- ExtremeRange™ Technology
- Cutting edge 11AC performance
- Bluetooth 4.1
- Advanced Stream Detection™
- Visual Bandwidth control™
TRUE GAMING LAN WITH DUAL KILLER™
Designed with gaming DNA, Killer™ LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports. This GAMING motherboard features 2 Killer™ dedicated gaming network ports. The Killer E2200 Intelligent Networking Platform, featuring Advanced Stream Detect, is built for maximum networking performance for online games and high-quality streaming media. Killer™ LAN automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutterfree in-game performance and the competitive edge.
GAMING OPTIMIZED BANDWIDTH MANAGEMENT
Built for a superior online gaming experience with optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, Killer™ Network Manager with Advanced Stream Detect™ automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.
The Killer Network Manager
- Automatically prioritizes games above other appplications
- Allows you to change applications’ traffic priority
- Allows you to customize each applications’ bandwidth
Studio grade sound with AUDIO BOOST 3 PRO
With Audio Boost 3 Pro, powered by Nahimic Sound Technology, we're delivering the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. That way, you can enjoy crystal clear sound and music through 8-channel HD Audio or high impendence headphones.
6.35mm Golden Dedicated Headphone Out
With a golden 6.35mm audio connector you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion for high quality headset.
Nahimic Sound Technology
Offering immersive virtual 7.1 sound in high definition using exclusive stereo equipment.
Golden Audio Jacks
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.
High Quality EMI-Shielded HD Audio Processor
Audio Boost 3 Pro is fueled by a EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality.
Isolated Audio PCB
Audio Boost 3 Pro acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry to give you a more clear audio signal.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors
Delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics and realism.
Dual Headphone Amplifiers
The built-in dual headphone amplifiers rewards your high quality headphone with studio level sound quality up to 600Ω delivered from your gaming PC.
ESS ES9018K2M DAC
The studio-grade ESS ES9018K2M DAC recreates the optimal natural analogue sound with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect, realistic display of sound.
Front & Rear Dedicated AMP switch
Headphone Amplifier Switch Easily switch between the front or rear dedicated headphone out.
Front Dedicated Headphone Out
Convenient use of the front panel audio output while retaining high quality amplified sound.
WITH NAHIMIC, ENJOY SOUND THAT PUSHES THE LIMITS OF REALITY .
Nahimic sound technology has been approved for its quality and precision in projects undertaken by the military field and the aeronautics industry. It offers immersive virtual 7.1 sound in high definition using exclusive stereo equipment.
Nahimic lifts your gaming experience to a new level, offering you highly sought-after gaming benefits:
USB Audio Power
Most motherboards will be unable to deliver a strong 5V power signal to all USB ports at the same time, highly affecting audio output quality. Only MSI USB Audio Power continuously delivers a stable 5V to the USB ports, making sure you can continue to enjoy the crystal clear audio standard you expect.
OC GENIE 4
OC Genie is the world's first built-in hardware overclocking technology on motherboards. With this one-second overclocking option we're giving you even more performance. Just hit the button and your PC gets another adrenalin shot. Delivering up to 20% of free extra performance for the CPU and memory.
2X FASTER MSI USB 3.1 Gen2
Transferring your favorite games, music and movies over USB has never been faster. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!
- 2X faster than USB 3.1 Gen1
- 20X faster than USB 2.0
- Up to 10Gbps data transfer bandwidth
- Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals
With MSI Super Charger you can deliver more power than regular USB chargers to your smartphone, tablet, USB game controller or portable console. You can quickly charge these devices when you're not gaming on your PC, eliminating the need for wall power sockets.
USB 3.1 Gen1 signal integrity suffers with longer cables. The special USB 3.1 Gen1 Redrivers connected to the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 ports on MSI motherboards, enable you to use longer USB 3.1 Gen1 cables, especially in larger chassis.
FRONT USB 3.1 Gen1
With a cleverly placed USB 3.1 Gen1 front pin header on MSI motherboards, you can connect up to 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 devices directly to the front of your PC Chassis. This way you can easily enjoy fast USB speeds without having to use the hard-to-reach USB ports at the rear.
DOUBLE ESD PROTECTION
The front USB 3.1 Gen1 ports on MSI motherboards are protected by a set of protective ICs to prevent damage caused by Electrostatic Discharge (ESD) from plugging/unplugging USB devices.
FAST STORAGE WITH SATA EXPRESS
SATA Express offers a solution in high speed storage through PCI-Express, providing more bandwidth for the latest generation SSDs up to 10 Gb/s.
PUSH YOUR SSD HARDER WITH TURBO M.2
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is more than 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards.
U.2 Host Card
The U.2 Host Card delivers performance up to 32 Gb/s and allows support for next gen 2.5-inch SSDs using the U.2 connector. A redriver chip is added to increase data transfer speed.
DESIGNED FOR OVERCLOCKING
With a rich history of breaking world records inherited from MSI’s legendary Overclocking motherboards, this motherboard has OC running through its veins. Built from the ground up with a goal to support heavy overclocking, from it’s OC PCB to Military Class components, you know this MSI motherboard is ready to push to the limit!
This MSI motherboard features 50% more PCB layers. This to remove interference and deliver the most stable signals with improved efficiency, even in the most extreme overclocking conditions:
- increased number of PCB layers
- Increased humidity resistance
- Tight weave Fiberglass PCB
- Increased ESD protection
DIGITALL POWER PWM
DigitALL Power digitally steers and receives feedback through a DigitALL PWM controller. This allows for pinpoint voltage delivery and lower power consumption.
INCREASED NUMBER OF POWER PHASES
With a large number of premium power phases to support heavy overclocking with highly increased voltages, you are sure your system remains stable under the most extreme circumstances.
Pushed your overclocking endeavors too far? No worries, the Overcurrent Protection featured on this motherboard ensures you won’t damage it, so you can easily start again where you left off.
OC THERMAL DESIGN
OC Thermal Design was developed to deliver the highest cooling potential in even the most extreme conditions. It’s optimized to work in low-airflow situations, making it the ideal cooling to use with your water cooling setup.
- Premium materials
- Optimized for overclocking
- Metal screws
EXTREME OC SOCKET DESIGN
Extreme OC Socket Design makes sure you can fit any cooling solution. Using less components around the socket makes it easier to insulate the motherboard for use with LN2 and improves PCB signal tracing to deliver better efficiency and higher OC results.
Thanks to the OC Engine, MSI motherboards support more flexible BCLK adjustments, from 100 / 125 / 167 MHz straps. Using these straps opens doors to achieve the absolute maximum in overclock. All MSI X99 motherboards come with the next generation Clock Generator offering even lower jitter and power consumption resulting in even higher stability under extreme conditions.
Meet the overclockers' swiss army knife; OC essentials is a set of tools that are essential to get the best performance out of your motherboard. These features increase stability, assist in trouble shooting, allow you to keep your complete system in check and allow for simple management. This way you can keep your mind on overclocking.
MILITARY CLASS 4 COMPONENTS
Military Class 4 is the next step in high quality components. The Hi-c CAP, Super Ferrite Choke and Dark CAP will make sure that your PC runs more stable under extreme gaming conditions.
DrMOS is the next-gen Mosfet which is used to deliver the power for the CPU. MSI DrMOS does not waste much power, stays cool and is more power efficient than other powersaving solutions. Because DrMOS is a 3-in-1 chip it delivers much more power with less components needed. This solution gives you the power to break world records.
A Hi-c CAP is a very small, but super-efficient capacitor. Besides ensuring enough spacing around a CPU socket to install large coolers, it also allows for 93% energy efficiency. Thanks to Hi-c CAP`s MSI mainboards are the most energy efficient in the market.
SUPER FERRITE CHOKE
Super Ferrite Choke uses a Ferrite core that is Super-Permeable. This allows the Super Ferrite Choke to run at a 35 degree Celsius lower temperature, have a 30% higher current capacity, a 20% improvement in power efficiency and better overclocking power stability.
With their aluminum core design, Dark CAP`s has been a staple in high-end design mainboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR)as well as its over-10-year lifespan.
Optimized for multiple graphics cards
SLI /CrossFire support
This motherboard supports SLI / CrossFire. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow.
That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFire™ setup.
CLICK BIOS 4
The MSI Click BIOS 4 is the latest UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 8.1 / Windows 10. Not only that it also reacts faster, runs smoother and has better mouse support. And this all comes with many cool features. Click on the button on the right to visit our dedicated BIOS page and learn more.