MSI X99A Tomahawk ATX Gaming Motherboard with USB 3.1 Type C

MSI X99A Tomahawk, Intel X99A, LGA 2011-3, DDR4, SATA3 6Gbps, M.2 (PCIe/SATA), 3-Way SLi/CrossFire, Dual GbE, USB Type C

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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.

ARMOR STRENGTH
To deliver the best performance, coupled with super strong armor design.

FULL IO AND AUDIO COVER
Awesome looking protective shield helps to prevent interference from other components.

HEAVY PLATED HEATSINK DESIGN
Premium heatsinks make sure your system stays cool during even the longest overclocking or gaming sessions.

ARMOR STRENGTH
To deliver the best performance, coupled with super strong armor design.

FULL IO AND AUDIO COVER
Awesome looking protective shield helps to prevent interference from other components.

MYSTIC LIGHT EXTENSION - Dedicated HEADER for 4-PIN RGB-STRIP & LIGHTING CONTROL
Designed for anyone who simply wants to have a perfectly stylish gaming rig. With MSI's Mystic Light Extension header, it provides the most intuitive way to control the fascinated LED strip without the ordinary controller. Just install the standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header, then control your lighting to any style you want. Extend the Mystic Light to whole gaming rig and your gaming room.
*The Mystic Light Extension header supports standard 5050 RGB LED strips with a maximum power rating of 3A (12V). For highest brightness, strip length should not exceed 2m. *2 extension cables, without RGB LED strips, are included in package.

MAXIMIZE YOUR STORAGE DEVICES
Activate all the devices at the same time with 40 Lan CPU
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE AND STABILITY

DDR4 Boost
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.

TWIN GAMING LAN WITH INTEL®
Designed with gaming DNA, TWIN GAMING LAN, powered by Intel, is optimized to give the best online gaming experience. Featuring 2 of Intel’s best dedicated gaming network controllers, combined with MSI GAMING LAN manager, you get to experience the ultimate in speed and best networking performance for games.

GAMING OPTIMIZED BANDWITH 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

LAN PROTECT
Featuring 15KV anti-surge protection to shield your network from lightning strikes and static electricity, LAN Protect is a LAN connector designed to give you the best networking experience. It's highlighted with a red LED inside the RJ45 connector to show its functionality.

MSI Xtreme Audio DAC - REWARD YOUR EARS WITH STUDIO GRADE SOUND QUALITY
With Audio Boost 3, powered by Nahimic Sound Technology, 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 8-channel HD Audio or high impenda?nce headphones and truly dominate the game.
• Golden Audio Jacks
• High Quality EMI-Shielded HD Audio Processor
• Isolated Audio PCB with LED Line
• Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors
• Dual Headphone Amplifiers
• Front Dedicated Headphone Out

GAME BOOST
Overclock your system instantly and generate more FPS in games with 1 push of a button using Game Boost! You can also easily enable XMP using the XMP button in Click BIOS.
*Features may vary according to your platform and model

GAMING HOTKEY
Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions to any key and launch your favorite games, load overclocking profiles or do real-time overclocking 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 Quick launch of mail, browser or more

MSI® Smart keys
One press to login (program passwords) Login Keys

SUPER CHARGER
With MSI Super Charger you can deliver more power than regular USB chargers to your smartphone, tablet, USB game controller or portable console. You can quickly charge these devices when you're not gaming on your PC, eliminating the need for wall power sockets.

SUPER CHARGER USB REDRIVER FRONT USB 3.1 DOUBLE ESD PROTECTION 2X FASTER MSI USB 3.1 GEN2
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!

USB3.1 Benefits:
• 2X faster than USB 3.1 Gen1
• 20X faster than USB 2.0
• Up to 10Gbps data transfer bandwidth
• Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals

REVERSIBLE DESIGN - Type-C with reversible design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen2 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.

FAST STORAGE WITH SATA EXPRESS
SATA Express offers a solution in high speed storage through PCI-Express, providing more bandwidth for the latest generation SSDs up to 16 Gb/s.

TURBO M.2 STEEL ARMOR
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is more than 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Exclusive Steel Armor provides best signal quality. Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games.

Turbo U.2 On Board
Turbo U.2 connector delivers performance up to 32 Gb/s and allows support for next gen 2.5-inch SSDs using the U.2 connector.

DATA TRANSFER SPEED SUPPORTS
MSI® STEEL ARMOR BEST PROTECTION
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.

PREVENT DAMAGE!
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?

MSI® STEEL ARMOR - REINFORCED, HEAVY SOLDERED CONNECTIONS

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 5 COMPONENTS
Military Class 5 is the latest evolution in high quality components. The Titanium Choke and Dark CAP ensure that your PC runs stable under extreme gaming conditions.

Titanium Choke
Titanium Choke uses a Titanium core that has better ability in thermal and higher temperature tolerance. This allows the Titanium Choke to run at a 220 degree Celsius high temperature, have a 40% higher current capacity, a 30% improvement in power efficiency and better overclocking power stability.

DARK CAP
With their aluminum core design, Dark CAPs has been a staple in high-end motherboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) as well as its over-10-year lifespan.

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.

AMD CrossFire/NVIDIA SLI OPTIMIZED FOR MULTIPLE GRAPHICS CARDS - SLI /CROSSFIRE SUPPORT
This motherboard supports SLI / CrossFire. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow.

That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an NVIDIA® SLI™ or AMD CrossFire™ setup.

PREVENT DAMAGE!
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?

MSI® STEEL ARMOR
Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free gaming experience and higher GPU overclocking.

THE ALL NEW, AWARD-WINNING CLICK BIOS 5
Explore the greatly improved, award-winning CLICK BIOS 5 and use it to tune your system to maximum performance to get the most out of your games. MSI CLICK BIOS 5 is the next generation UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 10.

Control your system in two modes: EZ mode, for the most used settings and functions. Advanced mode for more detailed settings and fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance.
• Variety of options to boost your game performance
• Next gen UEFI BIOS with award winning design
• High-resolution multi language scalable font
• Easy to use
• Advanced overclocking

GAMING DEVICE PORT
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

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

Your Game, Your Stream, Your Fame - HOW TO ACTIVATE MSI PREMIUM LICENSE
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

OVERCLOCKING MADE EASY
Outperform your competition with the MSI® GAMING APP which allows simultaneous control of both your Motherboard and Graphics Card's overclocking.
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.

RAMDisk - 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

Please note:
3x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
- Support x16, x16/x16, x8/x16/x8 with the CPU that supports 40 PCIe lanes.
- Support x16, x16/x8, x8/x8/x8 with the CPU that supports 28 PCIe lanes. Features Supports New Intel® Core™ i7 processors Extreme Edition in LGA 2011-3 socket
Supports Quad Channel DDR4-3333+(OC) Memory
DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
Supports lntel® Turbo Boost Max Technology 3.0.
USB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connection
Turbo M.2 32Gb/s + Turbo U.2 32Gb/s + USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A+C + SATA 6Gb/s
TWIN GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Intel®: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency
Audio Boost 3: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
GAMING Hotkey: Assign macros, launch your favorite games or do real-time overclocking using a single button
XSplit Gamecaster v2.5: 1 year free premium license to show off your skills and achievements to the world
SteelSeries Certified: Optimized for SteelSeries gaming gear
Military Class 5: The latest evolution in high quality components featuring the brand new Titanium Chokes
MULTI-GPU with Steel Armor: Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports 3-Way NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
Click BIOS 5: Award-winning brand new Click BIOS 5 with high resolution scalable font
GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game testing by eSports players for the best gaming experience
USB Speed Up: for up to 30% performance improvement on USB devices
Specifications
Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 2011-3
QPI Speed N/A
Chipset Intel X99
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Quad
Memory Type (ECC) ECC/Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) Registered/Unbuffered
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3333(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
Maximum Memory Capacity 128GB
Graphics Connectors  
Graphics Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support 3 Way SLi
Crossfire Support 3 Way CrossFireX
Audio Realtek ALC1150 7.1 HD Audio
Network Interface Type Dual Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Interface Chip/Modules
  • 1 x Intel® I210AT (Gigabit LAN)
  • 1 x Intel® I218LM (Gigabit LAN)
SATA SATA Express/ SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA
Storage Mode Support
  • AHCI
  • IDE mode
  • Intel® Smart Response Technology
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10
  • RAID 5
Water Cooled No
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2 Key E (Supports Wi-Fi modules)
  • 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1
  • 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16
Internal I/O
  • 1 x 24pin (V)
  • 2 x 4pin (V)
  • 3 x 4pin Fan (V)
  • 1 x 8pin (V)
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x FP Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x M.2
  • 1 x Multi-BIOS switch
  • 1 x Parallel Port (LPT) Header
  • 1 x RGB LED connector
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 1 x U.2 Connector
  • 1 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
Back Panel
  • 2 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 1 x Clear CMOS Button
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 1 x PS/2 Keyboard/Mouse Combo
  • 1 x SPDIF Out (Coaxial)
  • 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
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 X99A Tomahawk ATX Gaming Motherboard with USB 3.1 Type C
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