MSI Intel Core-X X299 RAIDER Extreme ATX Motherboard

MSI X299 RAIDER, Intel X299, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, U.2, Dual M.2, 3-Way SLi/CrossFire, Intel GbE, USB 3.1 Gen2 A+C, ATX

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High Performance ATX Motherboard. MSI X299 RAIDER

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Powerful and packed with tools - ENTER THE NEXT LEVEL

The new RAIDER is part of MSI’s X299 motherboard generation. It has been filled to the brim with exciting technologies and built with high-quality components. The build quality helps protect and reinforce your x299 RAIDER motherboard while the phenomenal technologies boost numerous areas such as sound, network and USB speeds. Capable of dominating both gaming and design the MSI X299 RAIDER is a motherboard to be respected.

ATX
Form Factor
2066
CPU Socket
Intel X299
Chipset
DDR4
Memory Type

X299 PC Cooling with MSI RAIDER

FAN HEADERS
FULLY CONTROLLABLE FAN HEADERS

High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable at the best performance during long gaming sessions.

MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool and silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.

DC OR PWM MODE
DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS

MSI 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.

CONTROL IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE
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.

WATER COOLING
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING

Designed to support the most popular All-In-One and custom water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.

  • WATERPUMP HEADER
  • - Up to 2A support
  • - Speed control from BIOS and OS

Rapid MSI Motherboard Storage

2x TURBO M.2
2x TURBO M.2

Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection!

U.2 CONNECTOR
NEXT GENERATION SSD READY: U.2 CONNECTOR WITH STEEL ARMOR

Next generation SSDs demand a next generation connector. U.2 delivers just that with performance up to 32 Gb/s per device. The U.2 connector on this MSI motherboard also features Steel Armor for enhanced protection.

INTEL OPTANE READY
INTEL OPTANE READY

This new technological marvel brings game-changing performance to memory and storage devices. Allow Optane™ caching to boost your storage devices for an even faster system!

Stable, Secure and Fast Networking

INTEL LAN
LOW LATENCY LAN POWERED BY INTEL

This model comes equipped with a premium network solution from Intel®. The high quality Gigabit LAN networking component is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.

BANDWIDTH MANAGEMENT
STABLE, SECURE NETWORKING

The Gigabit network adapter on MSI Professional motherboards offers fast, reliable and secure networking. Featuring Network Genie for easy to use bandwidth optimizing: - Allows you to change applications' traffic priority - Perfect for cloud computing and data syncing.

LAN PROTECT
LAN PROTECT TO SHIELD YOUR SYSTEM AGAINST POWER SURGES

Featuring 15KV anti-surge protection to shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, the LAN Protect connector is designed to give you a reliable networking experience.

X299 RAIDER Memory Performance

OPTIMIZED MEMORY LAYOUT
ENHANCED STABILITY WITH OPTIMIZED MEMORY LAYOUT

Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.

The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files.

STABILITY AND COMPATIBILITY
EXTREME STABILITY and COMPATIBILITY TESTING

MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules, configurations and even improve overclocking.

XMP LED
Easy XMP LED

The XMP LED highlights if your Extreme Memory Profile is active for the best memory speed and stability.

RAIDER Motherboard USB Maximized

DOUBLE BANDWIDTH
DOUBLE BANDWIDTH WITH LIGHTNING USB 3.1 GEN2

Using multiple USB 3.1 devices has never been faster! Featuring the Lighting ASmedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds when connecting multiple USB devices at the same time. The Lightning USB connectors are covered with gold to ensure a bitter signal and performance.

TYPE-C
TYPE-C REVERSIBLE CONNECTOR FOR NEXT-GEN USB

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.

FRONT SIDE USB
FRONT SIDE USB FASTER THAN EVER WITH USB 3.1

Ready for next generation cases and perfect to use with the latest smartphones, the onboard front side USB connector now offers ultra-high speed through USB 3.1 with Type-A.

X-BOOST USB
X-BOOST YOUR USB PERFORMANCE

When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your devices for even better transfer speeds and can provide up to 30% increase in USB performance, saving a lot of time when transferring data. This handy tool is very easy to use and automatically detects and optimizes the USB devices connected to your system.

Apps To Greatly Improve Efficiency

X-BOOST STORAGE
X-BOOST YOUR STORAGE

This unique and exclusive software allows you to boost the performance of any storage or USB device connected to your system. Simply use X-BOOST’s Easy or Advanced mode to tune your system for up to 30% increased speeds, higher system responsiveness and faster loading of data.

COMMAND CENTER
TAKE COMMAND OF YOUR SYSTEM

MSI’s Command Center software is the perfect tool to get the most out of your motherboard. With an intuitive interface, Command Center allows you to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize performance and optimize your system’s cooling features.

LIVE UPDATE
Always Up-To-Date with MSI live

Never miss out on important updates. MSI Live Update automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software so you can focus on your game.

"...the best update package available on any motherboard." - Anandtech

MSI RAMDISK
SSD not fast enough? Try MSI RAMDISK

MSI motherboards include RAMDisk, allowing you to create a virtual drive from your system RAM memory. Instantly load your software, speed up your browser or your page file to significantly speed up your system!

  • Speed up system, over 25x faster than SATA SSD
  • Speed up games, apps and browser
  • Increase SSD lifespan

Built with MSI Everlasting Motherboard Quality

PCI-E STEEL ARMOR
FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR

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 to provide a pure and reliable signal for the best performance, even when turning it up a notch.

MSI have made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.

QUALITY COMPONENTS
SUPER STABLE WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS

MSI uses Military Class 6 components, which is the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. These high quality components are shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.

  • ESD PROTECTION
  • CIRCUIT PROTECTION
  • HUMIDITY PROTECTION
  • TEMPERATURE PROTECTION
  • EMI PROTECTION
LIVE UPDATE
Always Up-To-Date with MSI live

With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, their R and D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.

MSI's User-Friendly BIOS

EASY MODE BIOS
EASY MODE FOR QUICK TWEAKS

When you just want to get back to work, 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.

EASY SEARCH and FAVORITES
EASY SEARCH and FAVORITES

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. Want quick access to important settings? My Favorites gives easy access to selected Favorite settings, supporting up to 5 groups of Favorites.

HARDWARE MONITOR
HARDWARE MONITOR WITH FAN CONTROL

Hardware monitor lets you take control of your system and check your primary system vitals 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.

VR BANNER
OPTIMIZED FOR THE BEST VR BRANDS

Want the best VR experience without any compromise? By closely working with the industry’s leading VR vendors, we offer everything you need when exploring the possibilities of VR.

Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 2066
Chipset Intel X299
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad (4) [6+ Core] / Dual (2) [4 Core]
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2666
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • 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 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4266+(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 128GB (8x16GB) [6+ Core] / 64GB (4x16GB) [4 Core]
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support 3-Way SLi
Crossfire Support 3-Way CrossFire
On-Board Graphics Connectors None
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x8 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA3 / M.2
Storage Mode Support
  • Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • NVMe Boot (via M.2 PCIe Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via PCIe 3.0 Slot)
  • NVMe Boot (via U.2 Connector)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
  • RAID 5 (SATA 0~7 ONLY)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 4 x 4-pin System Fan Connector
  • 1 x 4-pin Water Pump Connector
  • 1 x 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x LED Extension Connector
  • 8 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Thunderbolt AIC Connector
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 1 x U.2 Connector
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Header
  • 1 x Virtual RAID on CPU Connector
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 2 x Audio I/O
  • 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 SPDIF Out (Optical)
  • 4 x USB 2.0
  • 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type C
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Warranty

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