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Z390 MPG GAMING PRO CARBON (Socket 1151) DDR4 ATX Motherboard
The MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon uses Z390 chipset and supports Intel's 9th generation Coffee Lake-S refresh processors.
The latest generation motherboards introduce some fundamental changes, including native ac-WiFi and USB 3.1 support. As a result, these features no longer require third party controllers.
The Features of the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon at a Glance:
- 3x PCIe (3.0) x16 (x16/x8/x4) & 3x PCIe x1
- 5x USB 3.1 (4x Type A & 1x Type C)
- 4x USB 3.0 and 6x USB 2.0 (internal & external)
- 2x M.2 (davon 2x PCIe 3.0 x4) / 6x SATA 6G
- max. 64 GB DDR4-RAM up to 4400 MHz with overclocking
- Integrated RGB-LED-Header
The MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon in Detail:
Using the cutting edge i9-9900K processor, the MSI MPG Z390 Gaming Pro Carbon natively supports speeds of up to 2666 MHz, and up to 4400 MHz with overclocking. It can handle intense graphic applications since it is compatible with NVIDIA's SLI- and AMD's CrossFireX technologies for linking multiple GPUs.
There are also numerous technical innovations, enhancements and an array of storage solutions. For instance, there are three PCIe x16 slots, as well as three further PCIe x1 slots. It has two M.2 slots capable of running ultra fast NVMe-M.2 SSDs, resulting in a data transfer rate of nearly 4 GB/s. This makes M.2 PCIe SSDs up to eight times faster than SATA 6G SSDs.
There are six SATA 6G connectors for 3.5"- or 2.5" hard drives and -SSDs (incl. RAID support). Up to 64GB of RAM can be added across four DIMM slots.
The board offers excellent options for connecting external peripherals. The motherboard comes with an I/O panel boasting an array of the very latest and greatest connectivity standards including five USB 3.1 (4x Type A & 1x Type C), four USB 3.0 and six USB 2.0 (internal & external) ports, there's even support for Thunderbolt.
Video is displayed via an HDMI or DisplayPort 1.2 while HD-Audio with Audio Boost 4 allows for excellent sound output
Only compatible with 8th- and 9th generation Intel processors!
- Form Factor:
1151(v2) (8th and 9th Generation Intel CPUs)
4x DDR4 (2666 MHz up to 4400 MHz with overclocking)
Max. 64 GB
- Slots (physical):
1x PCIe 3.0 x16
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (electrical x8)
1x PCIe 3.0 x16 (electrical x4)
Multiple GPU configuration: 3-Way AMD CrossFire, 2-Way NVIDIA SLI
3x PCIe 3.0 x1
1x M.2 Key E
- Internal connections:
6× SATA 6G
1x M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x4; 2242 / 2260 / 2280)
1x M.2 (PCIe 3.0 x2 & SATA; 2242 / 2260 / 2280 / 22110)
1x USB 3.1 (Header)
4x USB 3.0 (Header)
4x USB 2.0 (Header)
1x CPU-Fan-Header (4-Pin)
5x Fan-Header (4-Pin)
1x Radiator pump (4-Pin)
1x Thunderbolt AIC Connector (5-Pin)
1x Front Panel Audio C
1x RGB-LED-Header (3-Pin)
2x RGB-LED-Header (4-Pin)
1x RGB-LED-Header (5-Pin)
1x JCORSAIR RGB Header
- External Connections:
4× USB 3.1 (3× Typ A und 1x Typ C)
2x USB 2.0
1x Gigabit-LAN (Intel I219V)
5x Audio (HD-Audio with Audio Boost 4)
1x 24-Pin ATX 12V
1x 8-Pin ATX 12V
1x 4-Pin ATX 12V