MSI Z270 Gaming M3 Kaby Lake CrossFire ATX Motherboard

MSI Z270 GAMING M3, Intel Z270, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, M.2, 2-Way CrossFire, Killer E2500 GbE, USB 3.1 Gen2 A+C, ATX

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Z270 Intel 1151 Motherboard. MSI ATX GAMING M3

Gaming M7 Motheboard
PC Gaming Motherboard from msi. First blood Z270 Gaming M3

The M3 is the first of the three Z270 motherboards in MSI’s GAMING M series. It is capable of incredible power that will enhance numerous tasks and functions on you PC. These boosts in technology and performance come to sound through Audio Boost 4 that utilises Nahimic 2 tech, graphic power through Multi-GPU and VR potential, quality through Military Class 5 and Armor components and even style. These are just some of the many benefits the GAMING M3 features that are built to push your PC experience whether in-game or out.

Intel Z270
Chipset

1151
CPU Socket

ATX
Form Factor

RGB Lighting Customizing

Mystic Light
Light up your motherboard with your personal theme

Connect external RGB strips and sync other RGB capable gear to set up your own color scheme using only 1 application: Mystic Light Sync. Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the MSI Gaming App to match your system style. Feel like using a different color? Completely change the look of your system in 1 second!

Compatible Mystic Light Brands

Silent Motherboard Fans

Fan Headers
Controllable PCB Fan Headers

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.

M3 Powers Next-Gen Gaming

Game Boosting Tech
Gaming Performance Boosting from M3

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.

Z270 X-Boost & OPTANE Power

X-Boost and Optane
Push you storage power further

XBoost - When enabled, X-Boost auto-detects and optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, making sure you reach the battlefield even quicker or saving you a lot of time when transferring data.
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 gaming system!

GAMING M3 is VR Ready

VR Ready
Experience the power of Virtual Reality

VR Ready - Want the best of the best VR experience without any compromise? Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid, smooth and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
VR Boost - Traditional USB ports can suffer signal drops, significantly impacting performance of connected devices. VR Boost, only on MSI, is a smart chip that ensures a clean and strong signal to a VR optimized USB port, giving you an enjoyable VR experience.

Professional Gaming Audio

  • Isolated Audio with LED Line LED Line
  • Chemi-Con Audio capacitors Audio Capacitors
  • Nahimic 2 Sound Tracker Nahimic Sound Tracker
amplify your in-game audio with audio boost 4 pro

Like a dedicated sound card Audio Boost offers two independent audio processors with dedicated amplifiers to allow gamers to play music on a speaker system, while playing in-game amplified sound on headphones at the same time!

MSI Gaming LAN

Dominate games 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.
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DDR4 Memory Performance

DDR4 Memory Performance
Unmatched Signal Purity & Compatibility

Memory Signal Purity - MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Best Compatibility - 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.

MSI Lightning USB

DDR4 Memory Performance DDR4 Memory Performance
USB Device with maximized performance

Transfer your favorite 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!
MSI Lightning USB see in RED other USB in GREY.

High-Quality Components

DDR4 Memory Performance
Built on everlasting quality

Only the finest quality components and latest innovations are used. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.
MSI Steel Armor - Reinforced, heavy soldered connections
Others - No strengthening

Specifications
Core Specifications
Form Factor ATX
CPU Socket 1151
Chipset Intel Z270
RAM Memory Support
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Channel Dual (2)
Memory Type (ECC) Non-ECC
Memory Type (R/U) UDIMM (Unbuffered)
Memory Speed (Mhz)
  • DDR4 - 2133
  • DDR4 - 2400
  • DDR4 - 2600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 2800(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3000(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3200(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3600(OC)
  • DDR4 - 3800(OC)
Max. Memory Capacity 64GB (4x16GB)
Audio
Audio Realtek ALC1220 7.1 HD Audio
Graphics Support
Primary GPU Interface PCIe 3.0 (x16)
SLI Support Not Supported
Crossfire Support 2-Way CrossFire
On-Board Graphics Connectors
  • DVI-D
  • HDMI
Internal Connectivity
Expansion Slots
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280, PCIe/SATA
  • 1 x M.2, 2242/2260/2280/22110, PCIe/SATA
  • 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16
  • 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x4 Bandwidth)
SATA Support SATA3 / M.2
RAID Support via SATA3 0~5 / 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)
  • RAID 0
  • RAID 1
  • RAID 10 (SATA 0~5 ONLY)
  • RAID 5 (SATA 0~5 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 8-pin (Power)
  • 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
  • 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
  • 1 x Front Panel Audio Header
  • 2 x Front Panel Connector
  • 1 x LED connector
  • 6 x SATA III - 6Gb/s
  • 1 x Serial (COM) Header
  • 1 x TPM Header
  • 2 x USB 2.0 Header
  • 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Header
  • 1 x Water Pump Header
External Connectivity
Network Interface Type Wired Gigabit LAN (10/100/1000)
Network Chip/Modules 1 x Killer E2500 (Gigabit LAN)
Rear I/O Connectors
  • 1 x 10/100/1000 (LAN)
  • 2 x Audio I/O
  • 1 x DVI-D
  • 1 x HDMI
  • 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
  • 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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Details
Duration:
36 months
Type:
Return to base
DOA Period:
28 days
RTB Period:
36 months
Manufacturer Contact Details
Manufacturer:
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Telephone:
0871 472 4747
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MSI Z270 Gaming M3 Kaby Lake CrossFire ATX Motherboard
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