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MSI 970 GAMING Socket AM3+ 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

  • AMD 970 chipset
  • AM3+ Socket
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • ATX Form Factor

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    MSI 970 GAMING Socket AM3+ 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    Features

    • Supports AMD FX / Phenom™ II / Athlon™ II / Sempron™ processors for AM3+ socket
    • Supports DDR3-2133(OC) Memory
    • USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
    • Audio Boost 2: Reward Your Ears with True Quality
    • Killer Ethernet: Kill Your Lag
    • OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
    • Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
    • AMD CrossFire Support
    • Sound Blaster Cinema 2: Realistic Surround Sound Experience
    • Gaming Device Port: Optimized with Triple Gold-plating for High Polling Rate Gaming Devices

     

    Product Overview

    LET THE GAMES BEGIN
    MSI® GAMING motherboards are designed to provide gamers with best-in-class features and technology. Backed by the imposing looks of MSI's Dragon, each motherboard is an engineering masterpiece tailored to gaming perfection.

    THE BEST GAMING WEAPONS AT HAND

    • Amazing sound with Audio Boost 2, powered by Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2
    • The highest frag and the lowest lag with Killer™ E2200 Game Networking
    • Military Class 4 components
    • Specialized production lines just for GAMING motherboards
    • OC Genie 4
    • Gaming Device Port
    • Click BIOS 4 (click here to visit our dedicated BIOS page)
    • Optimized for multiple graphics cards (CrossFire certified)
    • Take control with Command Center & Live Update 6

    FOCUS ON QUALITY
    We put extra effort in increasing customer satisfaction. Our RMA rate has drastically decreased in the last few years.
    To achieve the highest quality the MSI GAMING motherboards are developed by our most senior engineers on the most advanced production lines.

    We are continuously improving our customer services, so in case you might run into a problem you can be assured we offer a fast response to your questions and hand you in depth information on the subject.

     

    OPTIMIZED FOR MULTIPLE GRAPHICS CARDS
    Get up to 2 PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slots, with optimal placement for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping off from your screen when running a AMD® CrossFire™ gaming setup.

     

     

    Specifications

    CPU
    Supports AMD®FXTM/ Phenom II/ Athlon II and Sempron processors for the AM3/ AM3+ socket
    Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only
    Hyper Transport Bus
    HyperTransport 3.0 supporting speed up to 4.8GT/s

    Chipset

    AMD 970 and SB950 Chipset
    Main Memory
    4 x DDR3 memory slots supporting up to 32GB
    Supports DDR3 2133(OC)/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066 MHz
    Dual channel memory architecture

    Slots

    2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots
    PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x16 speed
    PCI_E4 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x8 speed
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
    2 x PCI slots

    Multi-GPU

    Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire
    Technology*
    Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology*
    Supports Windows 7 and Windows 8/ 8.1

    On-Board SATA

    AMD SB950 Chipset
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID5 and RAID 10

    USB

    AMD SB950 Chipset
    14x USB 2.0 ports (8 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
    VIA VL806 Chipset
    4 x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 3.0 connector)*
    These USB 3.0 ports do not support M-Flash recovery function

    Audio

    Realtek ALC1150 Codec
    7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
    Supports S/PDIF output

    LAN

    Killer E2205 Gigabit LAN controller*
    1 x LAN port on the backpanel
    The Killer Network Manager is only available for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 currently. The supported drivers for other operating systems would be available on the website if provided by vendor.

    Internal I/O Connectors

    1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports)
    1 x USB 3.0 connector
    1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
    2 x 4-pin system fan connectors
    2 x 3-pin system fan connectors
    1 x Front panel audio connector
    2 x System panel connectors
    1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
    1 x TPM module connector
    1 x Serial port connector
    1 x S/PDIF-Out connector
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    1 x Slow mode booting switch

    Back Panel I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
    8 x USB 2.0 ports
    2 x USB 3.0 ports
    1 x Optical S/PDIF-Out connector
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port
    6 x OFC audio jacks

    BIOS

    The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
    The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.

    Dimension

    12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) ATX Form Factor

    Mounting

    9 mounting holes

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    Technical Specifications

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slot(s) 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ( x8 mode ) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    Storage Interfaces AMD SB950: SATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA - 6 devices - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 240-pin ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 ¦ 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x8 mode) ¦ 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 ¦ 2 x PCI
    Interfaces 1 x TOSLINK ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 ¦ 8 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (side surround) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack
    Internal Interfaces 1 x audio - header ¦ 6 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 2 x USB 3.0 - header ¦ 1 x serial - header ¦ 1 x SPDIF out - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

    General

    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Chipset Type AMD 970 / AMD SB950
    Data Bus Transfer Rate 4.8 GT/s
    Processor Socket Socket AM3+
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Sempron, Athlon II, Phenom II, FX

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 32 GB
    Technology DDR3
    Bus Clock 1600 MHz, 1333 MHz, 1066 MHz, 1866 MHz, 2133 MHz (O.C.)
    Features Dual channel memory architecture

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec Realtek ALC1150
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio, Sound Blaster Cinema 2

    LAN

    Network Controller Killer Gaming E2205
    Network Interfaces Gigabit Ethernet

    Features

    BIOS Features DMI support, UEFI BIOS, MSI ClickBIOS 4
    Hardware Features MSI Active Phase Switching (APS), NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Super Ferrite Choke (SFC), AMD CrossFireX technology support, Hyper Transport 3.0, MSI Military Class IV, OC Genie 4, MSI Gaming Device Port, MSI Audio Boost 2

    Miscellaneous

    Included Accessories "Do-Not-Disturb" door hanger, case badge, cable labels
    Software Included MSI Command Center, RAMdisk, MSI Live Update 6
    Compatible with Windows 7 "Compatible with Windows 7" software and devices carry Microsoft’s assurance that these products have passed tests for compatibility and reliability with 32-bit and 64-bit Windows 7.
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm

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