MSI Intel B150M BAZOOKA PLUS Skylake Micro ATX Motherboard

MSI B150M BAZOOKA PLUS, Intel B150, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3 6Gbps, M.2 (PCIe/SATA), Realtek GbE, USB 3.1 Gen1 A+C, Micro ATX

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Product Overview Non-Stop Gaming
Equip yourself with the MSI Arsenal GAMING Series motherboards to improve your game. MSI Arsenal GAMING Series motherboards are covered in full black camouflage with LED ambient lights and is packed with gaming features, making them the perfect weapon to dominate the battlefield.

DDR4 Boost: Unmatched Memory Performance And Stability
With traditional memory design the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI introduces DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.

Gaming LAN: Dominate The Game With Lowest Latency
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI® GAMING LAN, featuring carefully selected components to ensure the best online gaming experience without lag.

Gaming Optimized Bandwidth Management
Dedicated to giving you the best online gaming experience with optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.

MSI Gaming Lan Manager
• Automatically prioritizes games above other applications.
• Allows you to change applications' traffic priority.
• Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application.

Gaming LED Effect
The Arsenal GAMING Series motherboards come with LEDs on the back of the motherboard to let you fully enjoy the gaming side of things. Like war paint, turn them on for the full Arsenal GAMING experience and you are ready to dominate any battlefield.

MSI Audio Boost: Studio Grade Sound With Audio Boost
With Audio Boost we're delivering the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. That way, you can enjoy breathtaking, crystal clear sound and music through 6-channel Audio or high impendence headphones and truly dominate the game.

• Isolated Audio PCB With LED Line: Audio Boost acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry to give you a more clear audio signal.
• Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors: Delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound with exceptional acoustics and realism.
• Separated Audio Layers: Equal and perfect sound quality for left & right channel audio through the use of seperated layers in the PCB.
• Anti-Popcorn Noise: Audio Boost protects your ears against annoying loud popping sounds when you plug devices in or out or turn your PC on/off.
• 5.1 Audio Jacks, 7.1 via Front: With high quality audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with less chance of distortion.
• Front Dedicated Headphone Out: Convenient use of the front panel audio output while retaining high quality amplified sound.

Gaming Hotkey
Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions to any key and launch your favorite games, load profiles with the push of a single button. The possibilities are endless!

• Customize any shortcut on your keyboard.
• User friendly, easy to use application.
• 1 key load up of your favorite game.

Total Freedom, Maximum Ease
Easily program your most used commands to be executed with a single keystroke. You are free to choose any key you want.
*Real GAMING Hotkey settings depend on the configuration.

• Shortcut Hotkeys: Assign your own keyboard special functions.
• Windows Keys: Quick launch any application or folder.
• MSI® Smart Keys: Quick launch of mail, browser or more.
• Login Keys: One press to login (program passwords).

MSI USB 3.1 Gen1
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over Type-C connector more convenient than ever. USB 3.1 Gen1 enables lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 5Gb/s!

Benefits
• 10X faster than USB 2.0.
• Up to 5Gbps data transfer bandwidth.
• Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals.

Type-C with reversible design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.

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.

Push Your SSD Harder With M.2
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards.
*Supports 2242/2260/2280 storage devices.

Steel Armor: Reinforced PCI Express Slot
With the increased size and weight of modern high end graphics cards, traditional PCI Express slots often show signs of bending or even breaking. Meet STEEL Armor, strengthened PCI Express slots using more solder points to make sure you never have to worry about breaking off any of the slots.

Enhanced CPU Overvoltage Protection
Onboard overcurrent protection prevents overcurrent and short-circuit damage of the CPU and other components. There shows a warning message let’s you know that overcurrent protection is activated for easier troubleshooting.

EZ Debug LED: Easy Diagnostic
MSI EZ DEBUG LED is an easy troubleshooting tool built with 4 LEDs to indicate to CPU / Memory / VGA / Boot operation every time you boot up your system.

Run into trouble? Use the LEDs to easy identify the item causing problems.

SteelSeries Certified
Get ready to enjoy the best gaming experience with MSI & SteelSeries!

Enthusiast gaming gear brand SteelSeries has officially approved MSI GAMING motherboards as ‘SteelSeries Certified (SSC)’. This certification is based on the performance demands and stability of MSI GAMING motherboards and SteelSeries products. Your SteelSeries headset, mouse and other top quality gaming gear works best on MSI GAMING motherboards.

Gaming Certified
Our GAMING motherboards are tested in our gaming lab, internet cafes and together with the world’s best eSports players to make sure you get top performance and reliability in the world’s most popular games. Through 24-hour on- and offline game testing, MSI ensures the onboard network configuration, audio reception and FPS performance are tested and tuned to perfection for you to enjoy the best possible gameplay experience.

Only the motherboards that pass this test receive the GAMING CERTIFIED status and are considered true MSI® GAMING motherboards.

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.

Guard-Pro
• Humidity Protection: Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent "Conductive Anodic Filament". Untreated PCB's can have 10x higher failure rate.
• High Temperature Protection: All key components used in MSI motherboards have all passed military testing ensuring stable operation in the harshest environments.
• Circuit Protection: Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers and shielding result in the best circuit protection for our GAMING motherboards.
• ESD Protection: Each and every I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge.
• EMI Protection: All MSI motherboards comply with strict American FCC regulations and reduce the impact of Electromagnetic Interference.

Click BIOS: Secure and Reliable UEFI BIOS Solution
This next generation UEFI BIOS is completely rebuilt and features a plethora of system builders’ favorite options. From M-Flash for easy BIOS flashing to advanced data protection & system security, CLICK BIOS hands you the tools to fully protect and optimize the system.

Through smart design and optimizations for Windows 10, CLICK BIOS is faster than ever. By reducing the use of graphics in the UEFI shell, it boots faster, reacts faster and adds a smooth experience when changing settings. Smart categorizing of functions and settings make this the easiest BIOS you’ll ever see.

• Next gen UEFI BIOS.
• Perfect for system builders.
• Easy to use.
• Windows 10 optimized.
• Packed with security features.

Gaming device Porty
MSI Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high end gaming mice to fully utilize its speed. You can customize your mouse’ DPI to change accuracy and program macro combinations using the easy to use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.

Gaming Benefits
• More responsive, faster reactions.
• Customizable mouse settings.
• Customizable mouse accuracy (DPI).
• Program macros for multiple actions in 1 click.
• Smoother gameplay.

Technical Benefits
• 3x more gold than regular connectors.
• 10x longer lifetime when plugging/un-plugging.
• Prevents oxidation mouse

WTFast
WTFast is the Gamers Private Network ; like a global automated army of IT specialists all working together to optimize your game connection from end to end. WTFast reports rich connection stats for your online game, so you can see exactly what is happening with your game connection.

• Built just for MMO gamers.
• Reduce average ping.
• Greatly reduce connection flux, spikes and packet loss.
• MSI Exclusive 2-month premium license.

Your Game, Your Stream, Your Fame
XSplit Gamecaster & Broadcaster V2 lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more.

It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.

• Record & Stream: Use XSplit Gamecaster to stream all of your gaming activities.
• Video Editor: Edit your recordings and conquer the world.
• Realtime Notes: Draw attention whilst casting with in-game annotations.
• TriDef SmartCam: Fully automatic chroma key that can work on any background.
• Adaptive Bitrate: Automatically adjusts your bitrate according to your network conditions.
• Game Detection: Game Capture Auto Detect allows for automatic streaming when starting a game.

OBS Streaming Software
Share your gaming achievements with the world! Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is world’s most popular open source software for video recording and live streaming. Show your friends your gaming progress live.

• Plenty of plugins: Allowing developers to create their own unique plugins and complete control of their streaming experience.
• Optimized video quality: OBS records videos using small file size,but with perfect image and sound quality, without lag.
• Easy to share: Live streaming to your favorite video sharing websites such as Twitch, YouTube, DailyMotion, Hitbox and many more.
• Webcam supported: OBS supports almost any webcam. DirectShow capture device support (webcams, capture cards, etc).
• Multiple profiles: Add different profiles, each of them with its own settings. Easy to use OBS for anyone, in any situation.

Gaming APP
Outperform your competition with the MSI® GAMING APP which allows control of your Graphics Card's boost.

Simply select your preferred mode with the click of a button:
• Silent
• Gaming
• OC

On-Screen Speed & Temperatures
Real-time monitor GPU Core, DRAM Frequency, GPU & CPU Temperatures and much more, in game or in other fullscreen applications, customizable to your preference.

A Different View On Gaming
MSI Dragon Eye allows you to watch a YouTube video or Twitch Stream while playing a game simultaneously. Simply add a link or stream to the Dragon Eye application and select the size, position, volume and transparency and start gaming. With a few hotkeys you can start/pause your video or set the volume.

CPU-Z MSI GAMING Edition
MSI has worked closely with CPUID to develop this special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. Use CPU-Z to gather key information on the main devices of your system, such as your CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more.

SSD Not Fast Enough? Try MSI RAMDisk!
Get an unlimited RAMDisk for free (worth $35) with MSI GAMING motherboards. RAMDisk allows you to create a virtual drive from your system memory, enabling speeds up to 25x faster than a modern SSD. You can load complete games, speed up your browser or your page file significantly increasing system performance! You even increase your SSD's lifespan by using RAMDisk as it reduces unnecessary read and write operations to your SSD.

• Speed up system performance.
• Speed up games, apps and browser.
• Increase SSD lifespan. Features • Supports 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket.
• Supports DDR4-2133 Memory.
• DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost.
• GAMING LAN: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency.
• GAMING DNA: LED ambient lights are added to give it an awesome look & feel, ready for battle.
• Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
• Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability.
• Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency.
• Turbo M.2 32Gb/s + SATA 6Gb/s.
• Click BIOS: Secure and Reliable UEFI BIOS solution.
• EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot.
• Overvoltage Protection: Prevent Unforeseen Damage.
• 4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience.
• Intel® SBB Support: Improves Productivity, Management and Serurity.
• GAMING Certified: 24-hour on- and offline game testing by eSports players for the best gaming experience.
• WHQL Certified: Windows 10 Ready.
Specifications
Specifications
Form Factor Micro ATX
CPU Socket 1151
QPI Speed N/A
Chipset Intel B150
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) Unbuffered
Memory Speed (Mhz) DDR4 - 2133
Maximum Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Graphics Connectors
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI
Graphics Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support Not Supported
Crossfire Support Not Supported
Audio Realtek ALC887 7.1 HD Audio
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Interface Chip/Modules 1 x Realtek RTL8111H (Gigabit LAN)
SATA M.2 6GB/s / SATA III 6Gb/s
RAID Support via Not Supported
Storage Mode Support
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
Water Cooled No
Expansion Slots 1 x M.2, S3 (M), 2242/2260/2280, PCIe/SATA
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24pin (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 Connector (4-pin)
  • 1 x FP Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x Parallel Port (LPT) Header
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Port Connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
Back Panel
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard
  • 1 x PS/2 Mouse
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 3 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type C
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:
Scan
Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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MSI Intel B150M BAZOOKA PLUS Skylake Micro ATX Motherboard
MSI Intel B150M BAZOOKA PLUS Skylake Micro ATX Motherboard