MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy
STAY COOL AND SUSTAIN PERFORMANCE
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.
OUTSTANDING TEMPERATURE MANAGEMENT
Multiple fan connectors allow you to set up a cool & silent system through automatic or manual control of your FANs.
M.2 SHIELD FROZR
Sustain maximum high-speed M.2 SSD data transfer with M.2 SHIELD FROZR. Prevent SSD throttling with thermal design that includes a heatsink that extends across the motherboard.
CONTROL FANS IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
Total Fan Control lets you check and manage temperature and fan speeds within an easy-to-use graphical interface. Set up to four CPU temperature targets and the motherboard and fan speeds will be adjusted automatically.
AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS
MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING
A dedicated water pump PIN header provides up to 2A current and can control pump speed. Supports the most popular All-In-One and custom water cooling solutions on the market.
TROUBLESHOOTING FRIENDLY DESIGN
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.
PRE-INSTALLED I/O SHIELDING
Pre-Installed IO Shielding makes handling the motherboard process easier and safer. The patent-pending design grounded and protects the IO ports from potential electrostatic discharge damage from the external environment.
Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
LATEST PROCESSORS SUPPORT
MSI X299 motherboards perfectly support latest Intel® Core X-series processors. Combining MSI Core Boost technology, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.
MEMORY COMPATIBILITY & TESTING
Get stability out of MSI’s extensive and aggressive memory testing and optimization. Working alongside partnered brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.SKILL, and many more, MSI has worked hard to get the most out as many memory configurations as possible
APPS TO GREATLY IMPROVE EFFICIENCY
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance.
CLICK BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready for everything.
LOOKING COOL WHILE KEEPING COOL
High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable and delivers the best performance at all times.
12+1 PHASES ROBUST POWER DESIGN
Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining triple power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, Creator series motherboard is ready to get everything done faster.
TRIPLE 8-PIN POWER CONNECTORS
Tailor-made for designers and content creators, the features and design perfectly meet the demanding requirements for the multiple core processors. Creator X299 features exclusive 3 x 8 pin CPU power connectors onboard, below PRIME 95 test shows the real benefit with the exclusive feature.
-Triple power connectors reduce the temperature up to 30 degrees for both power cable and power connectors.
-The lower temperature protects all the components on the motherboard, also prevent any dangerous situation on your whole system.
-For high-end multiple core processors, triple power connectors provide the best condition for all cores extreme overclocking and 24/7 working that creators need.
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
What 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.
Prevents potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components.
DIGITALL POWER DESIGN
A 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.
TRIPLE POWER CONNECTORS
TRIPLE 8-pin connectors delivering adequate power supply for multi-core CPU, unleash the ultimate performance with the most reliable motherboard for best gaming experience and extreme overclocking.
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI takes memory stability and performance to the extreme. We’ve designed an optimized memory circuit design for reliability and tested compatibility extensively in partnership with major memory manufacturers.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE
MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
You can find Triple Turbo M.2 with Shield FROZR on the Creator X299. In addition, another exclusive accessory can be found in the packaging: the M.2 XPANDER-AERO. This PCI-Express card offers four extra M.2 slots to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed.
Graphic card level thermal solution and brand new design bring the heat from M.2 to the bracket, keep your NVMe SSD cool with maximum performance
Featuring auto detect function for the M.2 access and the M.2 temperature for easy checking
VIRTUAL RAID ON CPU
The Intel Virtual RAID on CPU, VROC, unseals the PCIe lanes direct from processor in order to configure a bootable RAID array, rather than the 32Gbps DMI bottlenecks from chipset. With the Intel VROC, you can take advantage from the full speed SSD device during game loading.
OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD
Gamers and PC 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.
STORAGE BOOST YOUR STORAGE PERFORMANCE
Looking 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. That’s 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.
EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE
Looking 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. That's 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.
MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s
MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience.
SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME
Deliver the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components and get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI motherboards let you enjoy breathtaking, gaming-changing sound.
ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN
Like 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 CHANNELS
Audio circuits laid on separate layers in the PCB ensure equally pristine sounding audio for both left and right audio channels.
ALL NEW NAHIMIC 3 - FOR NEXT LEVEL AUDIO IMMERSION
Immerse yourself with Nahimic 3 and enhance any audio playback into unreal experiences. Infuse your choice of enhancements including 3D surround sound and tune audio settings through a simple and intuitive new menu interface.
GET CLEARER ORDER WITH VOICE BOOST
Hear your teammates perfectly with Voice Boost enabled. Game audio is automatically reduced when teammates speak and set back to normal when no one is speaking.
A de-pop filter eliminates loud popping noises that occur when devices are plugged/unplugged or when the PC is turned on/off.
DEDICATED HEADPHONE AMPLIFIER THAT AUTO-DETECTS IMPEDANCE
A dedicated headphone can drive audiophile headphones up to 600Ω impedance, delivering studio-grade sound quality from your gaming PC. Audio Boost automatically detects the optimal impedance and adjusts the output for the best sound quality.
STABLE, SECURE & FAST NETWORKING
Optimized for content creation, professional and multimedia use, a high quality network solution is equipped to get ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability and stability when transferring big data.
10G SUPER LAN SOLUTION
Onboard 10G Super LAN supports high-bandwidth, high-density and low-latency networks. It is the best solution for demanding creators, designers and power users to transfer the 4K videos, the huge size pictures and other large files in a fraction of the time.
Good craftsmanship depends on use of the right tool, this motherboard is tailor-made for designers and content creators, the features and design perfectly meet the demanding requirements for creating your own masterpiece.
FULL 4K VIDEO EXPERIENCE
Creator X299 features exclusive expansion card, THUNDERBOLT M3. Offering dual DisplayPort and dual Thunderbolt 3 for the full 4K video experience, accelerate content creation workflow and team productivity with the ability to move massive files, images and video unrivaled for new uses Daisy-chain connect up to 6 Thunderbolt™ devices with a single wire speeds 8X faster than USB 3.2 Gen1.
- THUNDERBOLT3 PORTS/USB3.2 Gen2 TYPE-C
- DISPLAYPORT IN PORTS
- J1 CONNECTOR
EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING
Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
CREATE YOUR MASTERPIECE
Creator X299 comes with a unique look and feel inspired by the craft of crystal. Packed with exclusive features to unleash the overall performance for incredible multiple cores CPU.
Tailor-made for designers and content creators, the features and design perfectly meet the demanding requirements for creating your own masterpiece.
MSI Mystic Light provides a complete function to control the RGB light all around the ecosystem. Select the available colors from the palette to match your favorite and mood.
MYSTIC LIGHT ON MOTHERBOARD
Addicted for the endless space? The Mystic Light Infinity takes advantage from the LED strips and mirror reflection effect to get the special endless light effect. Mystic Light Infinity also offers multiple colors and variety effects for you to set up the whole rig by your own way.
MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION
Extend vibrant RGB effects from the motherboard to attached compatible RGB lighting including LED strips.
The JRGB pin header provides the max 3A(12V) power supply for the up to 3 meters 5050 RGB LED strips showing single color.
MYSTIC LIGHT SYNC
Control compatible RGB peripherals with the Mystic Light application. An open source SDK is available for developers to integrate Mystic Light with RGB devices.
With 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.
BUILT ON EVERLASTING QUALITY
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.
SHIELD YOUR MEMORY SIGNAL WITH STEEL ARMOR
Steel Armor protects the most vulnerable point of memory transmission by shielding it from electromagnetic interference (EMI) and reinforcing the DIMM slots from twisting and bending.
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
MSI 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 PROTECTION
Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard.
SUPER STABLE GAMING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS
MSI uses high quality components rated for reliable operation even under extreme conditions.
TITANIUM CHOKE II
Ti choke II has 30% improved power delivery efficiency compared to its predecessor, allowing for improved overclocking stability
DrMOS is a next-gen 3-in-1 Mosfet package capable of delivering more power at precise timings with fewer components.
Hi-C CAP is a small, but super-efficient capacitor with 93% energy efficiency. The short height lets them be located close to the CPU socket without blocking large coolers.
Japanese made Solid CAPs are built for high-reliability motherboards with their aluminum core design. These capacitors have low Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and are rated to work for more than 10-years.
WINDOWS 10 CERTIFIED
With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10.
With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.