MSI AMD 970A G43 Plus AM3+ ATX Motherboard with USB USB 3.1

MSI 970A-G43 Plus, AMD 970/SB950, S AM3+, DDR3, SATA III 6Gb/s, 2-Way CrossFire, Gigabit LAN, USB 3.1 Gen2 A, ATX

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Scan code: LN70369 Manufacturer code: 970A-G43 PLUS Request call
£64.99Item due on 16 December 2016
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Product Overview PRO Series: Making Your Life Easier Is Our Business
The PRO Series motherboards fit in any PC. Quality you can trust with top performance and clever business solutions are key aspects of these motherboards. Make your life easier and boost your business with the super stable, reliable and long-lasting PRO Series motherboards.

2x Faster MSI USB 3.1 Gen2
Transferring your favorite games, music and movies over USB has never been faster. USB 3.1 enables lightning fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

Benefit
• 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.

Military Class Essentials
The core of Military Class 4 is based on the essentials which increase your stability in the worst conditions. The humidity protection and high temperature protection ensure your system surviving each environment, no matter how harsh. The new structure of the PCB limits EMI radiation. On top of that all the connectors have ESD protection in order to prevent short circuit.

• Humidity Protection: The latest Gen 4 Fabric PCB helps to against moisture cause by some humid conditions and environments.
• EMI Protection: The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep users safe when during a long-time computer operation.
• ESD Protection: Anti-ESD ICs and fuses onboard helps to totally protect your motherboard from electrostatic damage.
• HIGH Temperature Protection: Certificated Military Class 4 components help to work stable under some extreme conditions.

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.

Live Update 6
MSI Live Update is renewed! Our popular software automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software. Rest assured while your system is always configured using the latest software so you get the maximum performance and stability.

Military Class 4 Components

Dark Choke
Dark Choke uses the special core design and allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature with higher capacity and better power efficiency and stability.

Solid CAP
With their aluminum core design and Japanese made quality, Solid CAPs are made for high-end design motherboard. Not only do Solid CAPs could provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also work firmly for over-10-year.

Optimized For Multiple Graphics Cards

CrossFire Support
This motherboard supports 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 AMD CrossFire™ setup.

Prevent Damage!
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?

MSI® Steel Armor
Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free gaming experience and higher GPU overclocking.

WHQL Certified. Windows 10 Ready.
Benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10 with MSI PRO Series motherboards.

MSI is world’s first motherboard manufacturer to receive official Microsoft Windows 10 WHQL certification. With a true testament to compatibility and performance, the MSI R&D team ensures a worry-free experience when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI PRO Series motherboard.

• 100% Compatibility.
• 100% Performance.
• 100% Trusted & Certified.

2X Front USB 3.1 Gen1
With a clever placed USB 3.1 Gen1 front pin header, available on MSI motherboards, you can connect up to 2 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 on 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. Features • Supports AMD FX / Phenom™ II / Athlon™ II / Sempron™ processors for AM3+ socket.
• Supports DDR3 Memory.
• Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability.
• Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards.
• OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second.
• Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System.
• PCI Express Gen 2: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 2 Motherboard Brand.
• Multi-GPU: AMD CrossFire Support.
• Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings.
• Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds.
• USB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.1 Gen1 connection.
Specifications
Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket AM3+
QPI Speed N/A
Chipset AMD 970 / SB950
Memory Type DDR3
Memory Channel Dual
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) Unbuffered
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR3 - 1066
  • DDR3 - 1333
  • DDR3 - 1600
  • DDR3 - 1866
  • DDR3 - 2133(OC)
Maximum Memory Capacity 32GB (4x8GB)
Graphics Connectors  
Graphics Interface PCIe 2.0 (x16)
SLI Support Not Supported
Crossfire Support 2 Way CrossFireX
Audio Realtek ALC887 7.1 HD Audio
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Interface Chip/Modules 1 x Realtek RTL8111E (Gigabit LAN)
SATA SATA III 6Gb/s
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Water Cooled No
Expansion Slots
  • 2 x PCI
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24pin (V)
  • 1 x 3pin Fan (V)
  • 1 x 8pin (V)
  • 2 x Chassis Fan Connector (4-pin)
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x CPU Fan Header (4-pin)
  • 1 x FP Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 3 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
Back Panel
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 3 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse
  • 6 x USB 2.0
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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MSI AMD 970A G43 Plus AM3+ ATX Motherboard with USB USB 3.1
MSI AMD 970A G43 Plus AM3+ ATX Motherboard with USB USB 3.1