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MSI Z170A Gaming M9 ACK Socket LGA1151 HDMI DisplayPort 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

  • Intel Z170 Chipset
  • Intel Socket LGA1151
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • ATX Form Factor

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    MSI Z170A Gaming M9 ACK Socket LGA1151 HDMI DisplayPort 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Description

    MSI Z170A Gaming M9 ACK Socket LGA1151 HDMI DisplayPort 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard


    Specifications
    CPU
    Supports 6th Gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151
    Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

    Chipset - Intel Z170 Express Chipset  
    Main Memory
    4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
    Supports DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
    Dual channel memory architecture
    Supports ECC, un-buffered memory
    ECC UDIMM memory ( non-ECC mode)
    Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
    Hyper DIMM support is subject to the physical characteristics of individual CPUs
    Please refer to Compatibility reports for more information of compatible memory.  
    Slots
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x4/x0 or x8/x4/x8 or x8/x1/x8 modes)
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots  
    Onboard Graphics
    1 x HDMI port, support a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz
    Support for HDMI™ 1.4 version.
    1 x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@60Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz, 3840x2160@60Hz, 1920x1200@60Hz  
    Multi-GPU
    Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
    Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology  
    Storage
    Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports* (4 ports reserved for SATA Express port)
    2 x M.2 Key M Socket support type 2280/2260/2242 storage devices in both PCIE Gen3 x4 & SATA mode*
    Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s standards,4.2cm/ 6cm/ 8cm length M.2 SSD cards
    Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Mini-SAS SSD with Turbo U.2 Host Card**

    2 x SATAe port (PCIe 3.0 x2)***
    Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

    M.2, SATA and SATAe ports maximum support 1x M.2_PCIe + 6x SATAs or 1x M.2_SATA + 1x M.2_PCIe + 4x SATAs.
    The Turbo U.2 Host Card is not included, please purchase separately.
    SATAe port is backward compatible with SATA.

    RAID
    Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
    Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 PCIe storage devices*
    M.2 PCIe RAID volume can only be created with UEFI BIOS  
    USB
    ASMedia ASM1142 Chipset
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) port on the back panel
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port on the back panel

    Intel Z170 Express Chipset
    6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 connector)
    5 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (3 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)

    Audio
    Cmedia CM6632 codec
    7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
    Supports S/PDIF output  
    LAN - 1 x Killer E2400 Gigabit LAN controller
      Wireless LAN
    Killer Wireless 1535 module.
    Supports 2x2 802.11a/b/g/n/ac with advanced features
    Supports 20/ 40MHz at 2.4GHz and 20/ 40/ 80MHz at 5GHz
    Supports Miracast  
    Bluetooth
    Killer Wireless 1535 module.
    Supports Bluetooth v4.1  
    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
    2 x SATAe connectors
    1 x USB 2.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 2.0 ports)
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
    2 x 4-pin CPU fan connectors
    3 x 4-pin system fan connectors
    1 x Front panel audio connector
    2 x Front panel connectors
    1 x TPM module connector
    1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
    1 x GAME BOOST button
    1 x Power button
    1 x Reset button
    1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
    1 x HOTKEY switch - 1 x Slow mode switch
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED  
    Back Panel I/O Ports

    1 x Clear CMOS button
    1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse port
    3 x USB 2.0 ports
    (1 x HOTKEY port)
    (1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port)
    1 x DisplayPort
    1 x HDMI port
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 port
    1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports
    1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
    5 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

    MSI Z170A Gaming M9 ACK Socket LGA1151 HDMI DisplayPort 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard Product Reviews

    Technical Specifications

    General

    Chipset Type Intel Z170
    Product Type Motherboard - ATX
    Processor Socket LGA1151 Socket
    Max Processors Qty 1
    Compatible Processors Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

    Supported RAM

    Max Size 64 GB
    Technology DDR4
    Bus Clock 2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.)
    Supported RAM Integrity Check Non-ECC
    Registered or Buffered Unbuffered
    Features Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)

    Audio

    Type HD Audio (8-channel)
    Audio Codec CM6632
    Compliant Standards High Definition Audio

    LAN

    Network Controller Killer Gaming E2400 / 1535
    Network Interfaces Bluetooth, Gigabit Ethernet, 802.11a/b/g/n/ac

    Expansion / Connectivity

    Expansion Slots 1 x CPU ¦ 4 x DIMM 288-pin ¦ 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16, x4, x0 or x8, x4, x8 or x8, x1, x8 modes ) ¦ 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
    Storage Interfaces SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 2 x M.2, 2 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    RAID Features Intel Smart Response Technology
    Interfaces 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) ¦ 3 x USB 2.0 ¦ 1 x DisplayPort ¦ 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 ¦ 1 x HDMI ¦ 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack ¦ 1 x microphone - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack ¦ 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse ¦ 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ¦ 1 x USB-C Gen2 ¦ 1 x TOSLINK
    Internal Interfaces 2 x USB 2.0 - header ¦ 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 - header ¦ 1 x audio - header
    Power Connectors 24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

    Features

    BIOS Features DMI support, BIOS FlashBack+, MSI ClickBIOS 5
    Hardware Features Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Hi-c CAP, Super Charger, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Onboard Button, Easy Button 3, Gold Plated Audio Hardware, Clear CMOS Button, MSI Gaming Device Port, dual headphone amplifiers, Debug LED, Turbo M.2, Killer DoubleShot Pro, Turbo U.2, Nahimic Audio Enhacer, MSI Steel Armor, Game Boost, MSI Military Class V, LAN Protect, OC Engine 2, OC Essentials, V-Check Points 2 Lite, SteelSeries Certified (SSC), Miracast support, USB Redriver

    Miscellaneous

    Included Accessories "Do-Not-Disturb" door hanger, case badge, cable labels, I/O back cover
    Software Included RAMdisk, MSI Gaming App, MSI Gaming Hotkey, MSI Gaming LAN Manager, XSplit Gamecaster (1 year premium licence)
    Compliant Standards Plug and Play
    Width 30.5 cm
    Depth 24.4 cm

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