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Scan code: LN103738 Manufacturer code: CREATORX299

MSI Creator X299 Intel X-Series MotherBoard

MSI Creator X299, Intel X299, S2066, DDR4, SATA3, M.2, 4-Way SLi/CrossFire, USB 3.2 Type-C, USB 3.1 Type-A

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Scan code: LN103738 Manufacturer code: CREATORX299
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MSI Creator X299 Intel Motherboard with ThunderboltM3 & M.2 XPANDER-AERO

MSI CREATOR X299 MOTHERBOARD

Unique look and feel inspired by the craft of crystal for all Creators The MSI Creator X299 has a unique look and feel which has been inspired by the expertise of professional creators. MSI X299 motherboards support the latest Intel® Core X-series processors and DDR4 memory at speeds of 4266+(OC). The X299 Creator also allows for 7 turbo M.2 and a turbo U.2 using the M.2 XPANDER-AERO card and ThunderboltM3 giving you incredible speed up to 40Gb/s. Reinforced Steel Armor PCI-E slots supports up to 4-Way NVIDIA SLI™ and 4-Way AMD Crossfire™ for seamless gameplay. For exceedingly efficient data transfer, the Creator X299 motherboard includes 10G LAN, plus Intel® Gigabit LAN with Intel® WIFI 6 and bandwidth management. Creator X299 features the latest generation of USB connections including the type-c which provide excellent connectivity for multiple devices. This premium motherboard offers more flexibility for temperature control with full fan control with plenty of PWM fan headers and thermal solutions.

Please Note: The Intel X299 chipset supports LGA 2066-socket Intel® Core™ X-series processors. It provides improved performance by utilizing serial point-to-point links, allowing increased bandwidth and stability. Additionally, X299 provides a maximum 10 USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports, 8 SATA 6 Gbps ports and up to 32 Gbps M.2 support for faster data retrieval.

Intel X299Chipset

LGA 2066CPU Socket

Intel X-SeriesCompatible CPUs

E-ATXForm Factor

Built upon Everlasting Quality

build quality

WITH INDUSTRY-LEADING COMPONENTS Using premium quality components whilst integrating the latest technological innovations, the MSI Creator X299 Intel-X Series delivers the best possible professional experience. This motherboard has undergone rigorous quality testing to ensure you have a super-reliable, long-lasting component for your PC. A wealth of armors for your DIMM slots, PCI-E, and double ESD protection also guarantee your Creator X299 works to the finest and safest standard.

Craft a System that's Truly your Own

DIY build

DIY FRIENDLY FOR GREAT BUILDS MSI motherboards have been finely crafted with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as a pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB locations and multiple cooling solutions. This means DIY users can pick and choose any gaming or creating components they want for their system and know that they'll work perfectly.

Only the Highest Quality Features for your PC

cooling

COOLINGMSI motherboards offer an impressive power design with a solid and heavy heatsink, and enough fan headers to cool any way you want even being optimized for water cooling options with a dedicated PIN header providing up to 2A current. Sustain maximum high-speed M.2 SSD data transfer with M.2 SHIELD FROZR. Prevent SSD throttling with thermal design that includes a heatsink that extends across the motherboard.

hardware

HARDWARECountless system tuning tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue. Utilize an I/O shield, and a range of debug and bios functions for smooth operation.

components

COMPATIBILITYEnjoy a whole range of components and devices with your motherboard. Such as DDR4, a pin-header keep out zone, and friendly SATA & USB locations for better compatibility. MSI X299 motherboards perfectly support latest Intel® Core X-series processors. Combining MSI Core Boost technology, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.

BIOS

BIOS and SOFTWAREUse the intuitive BIOS to get the most out of your motherboard. Fine-tune your settings with ease with EZ and Advanced modes, smart fan control, optimized settings and more.

Create and Work with Superior Power

enhanced performance

premium layout and optimized power design MSI motherboards offer all the latest solutions for PC enthusiasts and builders. With CPU and memory enhancement, along with blazing-fast storage and USB transfer speeds, your system will be ready for any task, big or small. Unleash and sustain maximum performance with an aggressive VRM design built with a total of 12 digital CPU power phases. Combining triple power connectors and exclusive Core Boost technology, Creator series motherboard is ready to get everything done faster. Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.

Back up your PC with Superior Hardware

CPU

CPUHigh quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all of your essential components. Creator X299 features exclusive 3 x 8 pin CPU power connectors onboard, below PRIME 95 test shows the real benefit with the exclusive feature.

memory

MEMORYMSI takes memory stability and performance to the extreme. MSI featured an optimized memory circuit design for reliability and tested compatibility extensively in partnership with major memory manufacturers. Select the default XMP profile in CLICK BIOS 5 and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory.

storage

STORAGEMSI's Creator X299 supports all the latest storage standards, meaning you can connect any ultra-fast storage device. You can find Triple Turbo M.2 with Shield FROZR on the Creator X299, a strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution works to keep M.2 safer and faster.

USB

USBRead and write your files over USB faster than ever. Featuring the Lighting ASmedia 3242 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds up to 20Gb/s when connecting the Rear USB Type-C. The Lightning USB 20G connectors are covered with gold to ensure a better signal and performance.

Increase your Storage with the M.2 XPANDER-AERO PCI-E Card

M.2 XPANDER AERO

FOUR EXTRA M.2 SLOTS Another exclusive accessory can be found in the packaging the M.2 XPANDER-AERO card. This PCI-Express card offers four extra M.2 slots to increase your storage capacity at maximum speed. With a graphic card level thermal solution and brand new design, this brings the heat from M.2 to the bracket and keeps your NVMe SSD cool with maximum performance.

The Best Operation from the Comfort of your Home

studio

IN-STUDIO ADVANTAGE Utilize the most fascinating in-studio advantages that are designed to streamline any professional workflow. Immerse yourself in great audio and enjoy a stable network connection with MSI Audio & LAN, which will give you expert sound quality and an uninterrupted online experience from the comfort of your in-home office or room.

A Premium Performance Delivered to You

audio

AUDIOExperience the finest audio quality that's delivered through premium audio components for the most immersive sound experience. Enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound. Creator X299 features separated audio layers for clean left and right channels.

connectivity

CONNECTIVITYThis motherboard comes equipped with high-quality network solutions that offer great reliability when transferring large amounts of data. On-board 10G Super LAN supports high-bandwidth, high-density and low-latency networks and power users to transfer the 4K videos, the huge size pictures and other large files in a fraction of the time.

Thunderboltm3

THUNDERBOLT M3 EXPANSION Creator X299 features exclusive expansion card, THUNDERBOLT M3. Offering dual DisplayPort and dual Thunderbolt 3 for the full 4K video experience, unrivaled for new uses Daisy-chain connect up to SIX Thunderbolt™ devices with a single wire speeds 8X faster than USB 3.2 Gen1.

Feel Inspired by the Craft of Crystal

inspired design

EXHILARATING AND UNIQUE STYLING Every MSI motherboard is built based on every persons individuality and style. It also adopts a modern style through the heatsink and large surface that makes it sleek, simple, but also powerful. Combined with neutral colours like black, grey and silver, MSI boards make a perfect fit for different RGB LED lighting effects that can truly show off your style and personality.

Create a Build that's Perfect for You

design

INDUSTRIAL DESIGNThe MSI Creator X299 offers a unique look and feel that's been inspired by the appearance of crystals. It's packed with exclusive features to unleash industry-leading performance.

mystic light

MYSTIC Light & JRGB PIN HEADER Illuminate your build with the power of MSI Mystic Light. Bring your motherboard to life with stunning RGB lighting and choose from millions of colours to sync across compatible devices.

Unleash Your Creativity with the MSI Creator X299

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Specifications
Core Specifications
Edition Creator X299
Form Factor E-ATX
CPU Socket 2066
Chipset Intel X299
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad (4)
Memory Type (ECC)  
Memory Type (R/U)  
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2933
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3300(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 256GB (8x32GB)
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
NVIDIA SLI Support 4-Way SLi
AMD CrossFire Support 4-Way CrossFire
Integrated Graphics  
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3/SATA
  • 2 x M.2, 22-42/60/80/110, PCIe Gen3x4
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 8 x SATA 6GB/s
SATA Support SATA3
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2 (PCIe)
Storage Mode Support
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10 (SATA only)
  • RAID 5 (SATA only)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 2-pin Thermal Sensor Header
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 3-pin W_FLOW connector
  • 1 x 4-pin (Power, Flat for PCIe x16)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 2 x 4-pin Extend Fan Connectors
  • 4 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin W_PUMP+ Connector
  • 3 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Chassis Intruder
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 2 x System panel connector
  • 1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector
  • 1 x TPM (Trusted Platform Module)
  • 1 x U.2 Connector
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C Port
  • 1 x Virtual RAID on CPU Connector
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type
  • Wired 10G LAN
  • Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x AQUANTIA AQC-107 (10GbE LAN)
  • 1 x Intel Wi-Fi 6 AX200 (ax WiFi, BT5)
  • 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x Center/Subwoofer Speaker Out
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x Line In
  • 1 x Line Out
  • 1 x Mic-In
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x Rear Speaker Out
  • 2 x RJ-45
  • 1 x S/PDIF-Out (Optical)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 7 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
  • 2 x WiFi Antenna connectors
Additional Specifications
Water Cooled No
Cooling Passive Heatsinks
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions 305 x 272 mm
Note  
Additional Information
Scan Code LN103738
Model Number CREATORX299
GTIN 4719072681487
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
14 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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