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Scan code: LN97341 Manufacturer code: MAG Z390M MORTAR

MSI MAG Intel Z390M MORTAR 9th Gen Micro ATX Gaming Motherboard

MSI MAG Z390M MORTAR, Intel Z390, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, Dual M.2, 2-Way CrossFire, Intel GbE, USB 3.1 Gen2 A+C, MicroATX

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Scan code: LN97341 Manufacturer code: MAG Z390M MORTAR
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MAG Intel Z390M MORTAR Micro ATX Motherboard from MSI

bazooka v2 motherboard

greater performance in a smaller form factor The MAG Z390M MORTAR from MSI is the perfect piece of kit for any gaming enthusiast. This Intel powered motherboard offers an incredible range of features to make your gaming experience a breeze, along with providing the most remarkable CPU technology. Connect all your gaming gear and other devices with lightning-fast USB 3.1 ports, and stay ahead of the game with future-proof features such as Gaming LAN, Audio Boost and Turbo M.2. Control every aspect of your board with MSI's award-winning BIOS software, and utilize the RGB header and MSI Mystic Light Sync to add immersive RGB colour to your motherboard and RGB capable components to create a truly impressive gaming setup.

Intel Z390Chipset

1151CPU Socket

Micro-ATXForm Factor

DDR4Memory Type

Enjoy the Latest in Motherboard Technology

intel core Compatibility

9TH AND 8TH PROCESSORS SUPPORT MSI Z390 motherboards perfectly support Intel® 9th and 8th processors, so you can still enjoy the latest MSI motherboard technology if you use 8th Gen processors. Combining MSI Core Boost, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use, and get the finest performance for any task.

Push your Performance even Further

intel core Compatibility

INTEL CORE BOOST 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 CPUs, but also creating the perfect conditions for overclocking. For Z390 Motherboards, MSI also adopts slightly boosted technology under the Intel standard X.M.P to squeeze more performance on Intel Core series processors for gamers, without damaging hardware or adding to the voltage.

The Greatest PC Boot-Up Speeds with Turbo M.2

m2 boost

OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD The Z390M offers fantastic Twin Turbo M.2 with NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, ready for Intel® Optane™ memory. You can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides a combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. With tools like MSI's Storage Boost and M.2 Genie, your storage devices will be optimized to give you the best performance.

Keep your System Cooled during Intense Gaming

amd cooling

THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want. MSI have included an extended PWM heatsink and enhanced circuit design to ensure even high-end CPUs run in full speed. MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind, including being optimized for water cooling.

msi hysteresis

AUTODETECT DC/PWM MODES WITH HYSTERESISMSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.

msi bios fan

TOTAL CONTROL IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.

Lightning-Fast Speeds with DDR4 Boost

msi ddr4 boost

UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE MSI motherboards are packed with features to fuel your PCs memory with more speed, higher overclockability and incredible stability. With DDR4 Boost you’ll discover incredible memory performance, with optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry to ensure higher memory speeds to make sure your system never crashes during gaming or working.

Impressive Memory Speeds deliver Better Performance

msi xamp

EASY-TO-USE A-XMP The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in gaming performance or when working with large video and photography files. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games. Enable A-XMP with ease using a single option in the BIOS to gain performance and create a perfectly stable system.

Overclock your Motherboard in an Instant

msi xamp

MSI 1-SECOND OVERCLOCKING If you need more power from your CPU and memory, you can use MSI Game Boost to enable one-second overclocking. Obtain more FPS and get a boost in performance to enjoy even smoother gameplay. Simply turn the dial or use the MSI Gaming App to give your PC another boost and push your CPU further.

Experience more Stability with Intel Turbo USB

msi usb

SUPER FAST TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2 Featuring the Intel TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2, MSI motherboards offer blazing-fast USB speeds with more stability when connecting USB devices. Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible USB connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices easily and quickly.

Synchronize the Colours of your System

msi mystic light

MSI MYSTIC LIGHT & RGB CAPABILITIES Choose from 16.8 million colours and 10 unique lighting effects to personalize the RGB LED lighting on your MSI motherboard. MSI's Mystic Light software provides you with the controls to edit and customise the RGB lighting all over your system to match your mood and gameplay. Your motherboard also houses a JRGB pin header so you can connect LED light strips to add extra flair to your system. RGB LED light strips can also by controlled via Mystic Light.

Don't Worry about Voltage Affecting your System


OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION MSI's Overvoltage Protection works to prevent potential short-circuit damage to the CPU and other critical components whilst using your PC.

Perfect Conditions for Electrical Current

core boost

DIGITAL POWER DESIGN A fully digital power design allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Creating the perfect conditions for CPU overclocking.

Enjoy Complete Voltage Stability

cpu voltage

LOAD-LINE CALIBRATION What you set, is what you get. LLC makes sure your CPU voltage remains 100% stable under any load. This greatly improves stability when overclocking and demanding more CPU performance.

Always Achieve the Greatest Gaming Performance

gaming certified

CERTIFIED FOR GAMING Each model is tweaked to deliver the best FPS for a stutter-free gaming experience. Tested in 24-hour on and offline gaming sessions with the most popular gaming gear by the world’s best eSports players, so you can enjoy top performance and reliability in the world’s most popular games.

MSI's Award Winning BIOS Utility

msi bios

FOR BEGINNERS AND ENTHUSIASTS We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. An award-winning, high-resolution, scalable font is used to make CLICK BIOS 5 easy to read, no matter what type of screen you use. EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go. Can’t find a specific BIOS setting? Don’t worry, a permanent search option in the top right corner can be used to find what you need. CLICK BIOS 5 provides easy access to memory profiles to optimize your internal memory timings and speeds for maximum stability and performance in-game. Safely overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance using MSI Game Boost.

Fortify Your System With PCI-e Steel Armor

pcie steel armor

PREVENT DAMAGES TO YOUR MOTHERBOARD MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking. MSI uses components with the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. MSI quality approved components are shielded with the best protection and make sure your system run smoothly under the most extreme gaming conditions.

Super Stable Gaming with High Quality Components

japanese capacitor

JAPANESE solid capSolid caps are made for high-end design motherboards. Not only do Solid caps provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also work efficiently for over-10-years.

dark choke

dark chokeA special core design allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature offering you better power, efficiency and stability. Ultimately giving you greater performance for years to come.

humidity protection

humidity protection

temp protection

temperature protection

circuit protection

circuit protection

esd protection


emi protection


Versatile Design & Component Compatibility

diy friendly

DIY FRIENDLY USER OPTIONS MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart designs, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.

xl clip


keep out zone


ez debug


Get nothing Less than the Greatest Sound Quality

CUTTING-EDGE AUDIO BOOST TECHNOLOGY MSI Audio Boost offers studio-grade sound quality to give you the most immersive gaming experience, using premium quality components to deliver the most exciting audio and gameplay. Audio Boost has been engineered to deliver truly immersive Hi-Fi sound to give gamers a grand advantage over their opponents during matches.

MSI Audio processor

HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSORAudio Boost is powered by an EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor to give you uninterrupted sound.

MSI De-pop protection

NO LOUD POPPING SOUNDSDe-Pop protection eliminates any sound when plugging/unplugging audio devices to protect your ears.

MSI accented border

ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGNEMI-shielded HD audio processors let you enjoy the purest sound quality in front and rear connectors.

MSI Audio capacitors

AUDIO CAPACITORSBringing to you a warmer and realistic sound, the high quality capacitors are considered to be one of the ultimate choices for sound.

MSI high-quality PCB layers

INDIVIDUAL PCB LAYERSThe PCB features separated left & right audio layers for clean, seamless sound quality.

MSI audio connectors

GOLDEN AUDIO JACKSThe golden audio jacks with S/PDIF keep your sound perfect by transmitting your audio with a pure digital signal.


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