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MSI's Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon LGA1151 ATX Motherboard comes with an Intel Z270 chipset and an LGA1151 socket so you can build a Windows system that runs on a 6th- or 7th-generation processor and up to three dedicated graphics cards. The Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon is capable of supporting up to 64GB of DDR4 memory chips, six SATA-based storage drives, and two ultra-fast SSDs with an M.2 form factor.
Expansion for the motherboard's capabilities is made possible by three PCIe 3.0 x16 and three PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, allowing you to install dedicated graphics cards, NVMe storage cards, 10GbE network adapters, and more. With AMD Crossfire and NVIDIA SLI support, you can create a gaming rig with graphics cards linked. For non-gaming builds, MSI has equipped this motherboard with HDMI and DVI-D ports that offer detailed visuals to your monitors via integrated Intel graphics technology.
The Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon motherboard comes with a total of eight USB ports with varying speeds. For connections with keyboards and mice, two USB 2.0 ports are available. To connect with printers, scanners, and external storage drives, this motherboard offers four USB 3.0 ports, which transfer data at a rate of up to 5 Gb/s. With speeds of 10 Gb/s, the two onboard USB 3.1 ports are suitable for transferring large-sized files from digital cameras. Moreover, one of the USB 3.1 ports has a USB Type-C interface that provides a reversible design. Other notable connections include a Gigabit Ethernet port as well as audio jacks, which deliver 7.1-channel surround sounds utilizing an onboard Realtek ALC1220 audio processor.
Intel Z270 Chipset The Z270 chipset is designed to support Intel's 6th and 7th-generation of processors. Intel LGA1151 Socket This motherboard supports Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package. These processors come with integrated graphics, memory, and PCI-Express controllers to deliver onboard graphics, dual-channel DDR4 memory support, and PCI Express 3.0 lanes for graphics performance.
DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor gives your DDR4 memory modules a performance increase VR ready and VR Boost allow you to game in VR without latency while reducing motion sickness Mystic Light RGB and Mystic Light Sync deliver 16.8 million colors and seventeen effects that are controlled with one click using a Gaming App or mobile device Twin Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor M.2 Shields come with cooling pads that lower temperatures for M.2 drives Lightning USB 3.1 with 10 Gb/s speeds Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2 rewards your ears with studio grade quality sound for an immersive gaming experience Gaming LAN with LAN Protect offers low latency and bandwidth management Military Class 5 and Guard Pro for enhanced protection and efficiency Two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots outfitted with a Steel Armor design Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, and Xsplit Gamecaster included EZ Debug LED provides an easy way to troubleshoot problems Click BIOS 5 comes with high-resolution scalable fonts, favorites, and search functions
-ATX Form Factor
-Intel Z270 Chipset
-4 x Dual-Channel DDR4-3800 (OC) Memory
-6 x SATA III, 2 x M.2
-3 x PCIe 3.0 x16, 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1
-USB 3.1 Type-C, USB 3.0, USB 2.0
-HDMI and DVI-D
-Realtek ALC1220 Audio Codec
-NVIDIA SLI/AMD CrossFire Support
In the Box
MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon LGA1151 ATX Motherboard
Driver and Utilities Disc
2 x SATA Cables
SLI Bridge Connector
1-to-2 RGB LED Extension Y Cable
Set of SATA Labels