Model Z170A GAMING M5

MSI Z170A Gaming M5 - motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170

Specs

General

  • Chipset Type
    Intel Z170
  • Compatible Processors
    Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
  • Processor Socket
    LGA1151 Socket
  • Max Processors Qty
    1
  • Manufacturer
    MSI Computer Corp.

Expansion / Connectivity

  • Expansion Slots
    1 x CPU
    4 x DIMM 288-pin
    3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (dual: x8 mode; triple: x8, x8, x4 or x8, x8, x1 modes; single card: x16 mode)
    4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
  • Storage Interfaces
    SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 2 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
    SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 - RAID 0 / RAID 1
  • Internal Interfaces
    4 x USB 2.0 - header
    2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 - header
    1 x audio - header
    1 x serial - header
  • Power Connectors
    24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
  • RAID Features
    Intel Smart Response Technology

Processor

  • Max Supported Qty
    1
  • Installed Qty
    0

Processor / Memory / Storage

  • Max Supported Qty
    1

Interface Provided

  • Qty
    1, 2, 4
  • Type
    DVI-D, HDMI, LAN (Gigabit Ethernet), PS/2 keyboard / mouse, TOSLINK, USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB-C Gen2, audio line-in, audio line-out, audio line-out (center/subwoofer), audio line-out (rear), microphone
  • Connector Type
    mini-jack

Audio

  • Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC1150
  • Compliant Standards
    High Definition Audio

Networking

  • Data Link Protocol
    Ethernet, Fast Ethernet, Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Controller
    Killer Gaming E2400
  • Network
    Gigabit Ethernet

Miscellaneous

  • Product Type
    motherboard

Video

  • Video Output
    graphics adapter (CPU required)

Audio Output

  • Compliant Standards
    High Definition Audio
  • Type
    sound card
  • Audio Codec
    Realtek ALC1150
  • Audio
    High Definition Audio (8-channel)

RAM

  • Max Supported Size
    64 GB
  • Features
    Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP), dual channel memory architecture

LAN

  • Network Interfaces
    Gigabit Ethernet
  • Network Controller
    Killer Gaming E2400

Supported RAM

  • Bus Clock
    2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 2600 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.)
  • Features
    Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
  • Registered or Buffered
    Unbuffered
  • Max Size
    64 GB
  • Technology
    DDR4
  • Supported RAM Integrity Check
    Non-ECC

Header

  • Brand
    MSI
  • Product Line
    MSI
  • Model
    Z170A Gaming M5
  • Packaged Quantity
    1
  • Compatibility
    PC

Mainboard

  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • Processor Socket
    LGA1151 Socket
  • Compatible Processors
    Celeron, Core i3, Core i5, Core i7, Pentium
  • Chipset Type
    Intel Z170
  • Supported RAM Technology
    DDR4 SDRAM
  • Supported RAM Speed
    2133 MHz, 2400 MHz, 2600 MHz (O.C.), 2800 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.)
  • Supported RAM Integrity Check
    non-ECC
  • Supported RAM (Registered or Buffered)
    unbuffered
  • RAM Slots
    4 DIMM slots
  • Power Connectors
    24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector

Mainboard Features

  • BIOS Features
    BIOS FlashBack+, DMI support, MSI ClickBIOS 5, UEFI BIOS
  • Hardware Features
    AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Clear CMOS Button, Debug LED, Double ESD Protection, Easy Button 3, Fanless Design Heatsink, Game Boost, Hi-c CAP, Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, LAN Protect, MSI Audio Boost 3, MSI Gaming Device Port, MSI Guard-Pro, MSI Military Class V, MSI Steel Armor, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Nahimic Audio Enhacer, OC Engine 2, OC Essentials, SteelSeries Certified (SSC), Super Charger, V-Check Points 2 Lite

Interfaces

  • Storage
    M.2 socket, SATA Express port, Serial ATA-600 (RAID)
  • Storage Ports
    6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 2 x SATA Express port, 2 x M.2
  • RAID Features
    Intel Smart Response Technology
  • USB 3.0 / FireWire
    USB 3.1 Gen 1, USB-C Gen2
  • USB / FireWire Ports Configuration (Active)
    1 x USB-C Gen 2 + 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 + 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 + 2 x USB 2.0

Expansion Slots

  • Total Qty
    1, 3, 4
  • Slot Comments
    dual: x8 mode; triple: x8, x8, x4 or x8, x8, x1 modes; single card: x16 mode
  • Type
    CPU, DIMM 288-pin, PCIe 3.0 x1, PCIe 3.0 x16

Dimensions & Weight

  • Width
    12 in
  • Depth
    9.6 in

Software

  • Software Included
    MSI Gaming App, MSI Gaming Hotkey, RAMdisk

Storage Interfaces

  • Interface
    Serial ATA-600 / PCIe 3.0
  • Connector(s)
    2 x M.2, 6 x 7pin Serial ATA, 2 x SATA Express port
  • RAID (Level)
    RAID 0 / RAID 1

Internal Interfaces

  • Type
    USB 2.0, USB 3.1 Gen 1, audio, serial
  • Connector Type
    header
  • Qty
    1, 2, 4

Features

  • Hardware Features
    Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, Hi-c CAP, Super Charger, Fanless Design Heatsink, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, Easy Button 3, Clear CMOS Button, MSI Gaming Device Port, MSI Guard-Pro, Debug LED, Nahimic Audio Enhacer, MSI Steel Armor, MSI Audio Boost 3, Game Boost, MSI Military Class V, LAN Protect, Double ESD Protection, OC Engine 2, OC Essentials, V-Check Points 2 Lite, SteelSeries Certified (SSC)
  • BIOS Features
    DMI support, UEFI BIOS, BIOS FlashBack+, MSI ClickBIOS 5

General

  • Manufacturer
    MSI Computer Corp.