MSI Intel Core-X X299 XPOWER GAMING AC WiFi EATX Motherboard

MSI X299 XPOWER GAMING AC, Intel X299, S 2066, DDR4, SATA3, U.2, Triple M.2, 3-Way SLi/CrossFire, WiFi, USB 3.1, E-ATX

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Product Overview X299 XPOWER GAMING AC: X for XTREME

Mystic Light: Personalize Your Gaming Rig
Customize and set up your own colour scheme with RGB Mystic Light. Select any of the colours from the palette using your smartphone or the Mystic Light App to match your system style. Bored of the same colours? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second!

• Extendable.
• Remote control.
• Mystic Light sync.

Cooling: Stay Cool While Gaming
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.

• 10x fan headers.
• DC/PWM mode.
• Full fan control.
• Watercooling ready.

Gaming Features: Your In-Game Advantage
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.

• Gaming Hotkey.
• Gaming Device Port.
• Game Boost.
• Multi-GPU.

Storage: Be The First On The Battlefield
This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.

• M.2 Shield.
• 3x M.2.
• U.2 ready.
• Ultra-fast storage caching.

Virtual & Mixed Reality: Immerse Yourself into Virtual Worlds
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.

• VR accelerator chip.
• One click VR.

Audio: Sound That Pulls You into The Game
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breath-taking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.

• Nahimic 2.
• Audio Boost 4.
• Audio amplifier.
• Audio capacitors.

Gaming LAN: Dominate The Game with The Lowest Latency
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.

• Dual Intel LAN.
• Bandwidth management.
• LAN protect.
• Intel® WiFi.

Memory: Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.

• Optimal layout.
• Steel Armour.
• 100% compatibility.
• XMP LED.

Extreme Performance: Designed for Overclocking
Combining industries best components with MSI’s top notch R&D design, you can count on this motherboard to deliver world class performance. System tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights.

• 14 Phase DrMOS Power Design.
• OC/Tuning Options.
• Load-Line-Calibration.

USB: Maximize Your USB Device Performance
Transfer your favourite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

• Double bandwidth USB 3.1.
• Reversible Type-C connector.
• Front USB 3.1.
• Boost your USB.

Software: Apps to Help You Win
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming.

• X-Boost.
• Command Center.
• Live Update.
• RAMDisk.

Quality & Protection: Built On Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.

• M.2 Shield Frozr.
• Steel Armour.
• Military Class 6.
• Gaming Certified.

BIOS: A Gamers' BIOS
We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming.

• Easy/advanced mode.
• Convenient search.
• Hardware monitor.
• System saver. Features • Supports New Intel® Core™ X-series Processor Family for LGA 2066 socket.
• Support Quad Channel DDR4-4133(OC)+, Dual Channel DDR4-4500(OC)+.
• 12+1+1 Phase DigitAll Power Design with DrMOS: Premium power phases ensure a clean, stable and optimized power delivery for the high-end processor.
• Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync: Personalize your PC with 16.8 million colours / 17 effects controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device.
• M.2 Shield Frozr: Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster.
• 3D Printing Support: Modify and customize your system with 3D printed materials using the special 3D print screws.
• Dual Gaming LAN with Wireless Support, Powered by Intel®; The best solution for both Intranet, Internet and wireless demands by offering the lowest latency.
• VROC with M.2 Xpender-Z: Build the prompt OS disk with 2X fast M.2 devices in RAID 0 from processors directly.
• Turbo Socket with Game Boost: Allows for additional tuning of Ring voltages for no limits overclocking and one second automated overclocking, Game Boost.
• Lightning Fast Game Experience: Speed up when loading with 3X Turbo M.2, Turbo U.2 and Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2.
• System Saver: This set of easy BIOS reset and recovery tools ensures an always booting system, no matter what.
• Lightning USB: Powered by the ASMedia ASM3142 USB 3.1 Gen2 controller, Lightning USB offers the fastest USB speeds.
• Multi-GPU: Supports 4-Way NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™ with Steel Armour PCI-E slots.
• VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency. A dedicated VR chip helps reduce motion sickness.
Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor E-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 - 2933(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3400(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3466(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3733(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3866(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 4133+(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, 2230 (Occupied by WiFi Card)
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280, PCIe 3.0
  • 2 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe 3.0/SATA
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 2 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 0~9 ONLY)
  • RAID 5 (SATA 0~9 ONLY)
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 2-pin Thermal Sensor Header
  • 1 x 24-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin (Power)
  • 1 x 4-pin (Power, Flat for PCIe x16)
  • 1 x 4-pin CPU Fan Connector
  • 4 x 4-pin Extend Fan Connectors
  • 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 RGB LED connector
  • 10 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 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
  • 802.11ac WiFi LAN
  • Dual Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel 802.11ac WiFi/ BT4.2 Module (867Mbps)
  • 1 x Intel® I211 (Gigabit LAN)
  • 1 x Intel® I219V (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 2 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 2 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ Button
  • 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)
  • 2 x USB 2.0
  • 1 x USB 2.0 BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
  • 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A
  • 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  • 2 x WiFi Antenna connectors
Other Motherboard Specifications
Water Cooled No
QPI Speed N/A
Board Dimensions  
Warranty

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Details
Duration:
24 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
7 days
RTB Period:
24 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
SCAN/MSI
Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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