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MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC WiFi Mini ITX Motherboard

MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC, Intel Z270, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, M.2 (PCIe/SATA), GbE/WiFi, USB 3.1 Gen2 A+C, Mini ITX

Scan code: LN76990 Manufacturer code: 911-7A66-001 Request call
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Product Overview Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC: Mini But Mighty

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

Fully Controllable 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.

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 1 second overclocking.

X-Boost Your Storage Performance
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!

Immerse Yourself into Virtual Worlds
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.

Amplify Your Game with Audio Boost 4
Like a dedicated sound card Audio Boost 4, powered by Nahimic, offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.

• Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors.
• Nahimic 2 Sound Tracker.

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.

Unmatched Memory Performance
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.

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!

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. Features • Gaming Heatsinks with CARBON: Leading heatsink design, for maximum cooling.
• Mystic Light RGB: Change up to 16.8 million colours & 17 LED effects.
• DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry.
• PCI-E Steel Armor: Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI.
• Audio Boost 4 with Amplifier: Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic.
• Turbo M.2: NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory.
• GAMING Device Port.
• Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2.
• Intel® GAMING LAN.
• VR Ready.
• Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF.

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36 months
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DOA Period:
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Manufacturer Contact Details
0871 472 4747
MSI Z270I GAMING PRO CARBON AC, Intel Z270, S 1151, DDR4, SATA3, M.2 (PCIe/SATA), GbE/WiFi, USB 3.1 Gen2 A+C, Mini ITX is rated 4.7 out of 5 by 3.
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Great quality motherboard very well built. I built many PC's in my time I have to say this motherboard is one of the best on the market for a borderline advanced OC Motherboard. The MSI Z270i Motherboard in my opinion is one of the best boards out there on the market for what it gives to the user and the cost of it which makes it beneficial for investors of a decent PC. Within the BIOS of the motherboard the amount of options within the overclocking and the user interface provide a advanced experience allowing fully customization clocking on all the hardware. The quality of the build is clean and sturdy with decent soldering done to components and with a clean traditional MSI black colour scheme in which I particularly like. Not only does it allow the user to go into much depth within over clocking but it also allows beginners to overclock with a automatic OC preset which will identify the hardware and calculate what OC can be done to it, having tested it out it works extremely well but could use some tweaking here and there apart from that I have nothing to complain about. It is a well built PC that game or PC enthusiasts would enjoy!
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 5 out of 5 by from Best Mini-ITX for money avaliable Bought this motherboard for a gaming build inside a node 202 case. My requirements included a chipset that supported easy overclocking and RAID 1. SOFTWARE The board features an intuitive bios and control center software. a RAID set up was hassle free taking no time at all, windows 10 installed onto the new array without any additional drivers needed. HARDWARE The design of the board is very premium looking and includes every possible IO you could want on a board of this size. The inclusion of a usb type c port is also a welcome addition. PERFORMANCE This board gives you lots of expandability when it comes to upgrading your mini-itx build; There is a double CPU power plug for extreme overclocking along with a slew of advanced OC features in the bios. Very happy with my choice and I'll be sure to stick to MSI for future products.
Date published: 2017-01-14
Rated 4 out of 5 by from Great product with only 1 annoying problem Overall a great board and would recommend. Its handled overclocking my 7700k to 4.8GHz so far without a sweat and motherboard temps are great. All the headers are close to each other making cables neat to bunch together for awesome aesthetics. MSI software is always great to have especially Gaming apps gaming colours mode which I found always makes games look more vibrant. Only annoyance I've found is when plugging in system fan 1 there's a small connector from the gigabit port that connects to the motherboard, this overlaps the fan connector so make sure you have some tweezers to unplug this connector, plug in the fan header then plug the small connector back in.
Date published: 2017-01-13
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Questions & Answers

on board graphics

Does the onboard HDMI output support 4K @ 60hz with a Core i7 7700K processor?
Asked by: davidjjharvey
Hello, The onboard graphics can support the following: • HDMI port supports a maximum resolution of [email protected] (7th CPU), [email protected] (6th CPU), [email protected] • DisplayPort supports a maximum resolution of [email protected], [email protected],[email protected] Regards,
Answered by: JackB
Date published: 2017-08-31
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MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC WiFi Mini ITX Motherboard
MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC WiFi Mini ITX Motherboard