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MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON Intel Z170 S1151 DDR4 M.2 USB3.1

MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON Intel Z170 S1151 DDR4 M.2 USB3.1

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Quicklinx: BWM8WS00 Mfr#: Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON
Processor Socket: LGA1151 Socket
Chipset: Intel Z170
Graphics: Graphics adapter (CPU required)
Form Factor: ATX
Memory Support: DDR4 SDRAM
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£111.15 ex VAT
£133.38 inc VAT
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• Supports 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
• Supports DDR4-3600+(OC) Memory
• DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
• 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 ready + USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C + Type-A combo + SATA Express 10 Gb/s
• Mystic Light: Customize and set up your own color scheme with GAMING APP to make your PC look & feel brand new!
• 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
• Nahimic Audio Enhancer: Immersive sound quality that pushes the limits of reality
• Military Class 5: The latest evolution in high quality components featuring the brand new Titanium Chokes
• Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency
• MULTI-GPU with Steel Armor: Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
• OBS Streaming software: Share your gaming achievements with the world!
• Game Boost: Generate more FPS in games with 1 push of a button
• EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
• Overvoltage Protection:Prevent Unforeseen Damage
• GAMING Hotkey: Launch your favorite games with a single button
• Click BIOS 5: Award-winning brand new Click BIOS 5 with high resolution scalable font
• SteelSeries Certified: Optimized for SteelSeries gaming gear
• GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game testing by eSports players for the best gaming experience

Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer is used extensively the world of car racing, where each second counts. Besides its strength and futuristic look, carbon-fiber is also very light for ultimate performance to pursue track records. MSI GAMING motherboards are dedicated to ultimate performance and the best gaming experience. The CARBON motherboards black scheme combines flashiness with sophistication that is sure to make your pc stand out in looks and performance.

Each game demands different skills, each gamer selects, customizes and levels their own gaming character. Why stop there? MSI Performance GAMING motherboards allow you to fully customize & personalize your gaming PC to any color you want while delivering top performance for a great gaming experience.

Unmatched memory performance and stability
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.
An added XMP LED highlights an active Extreme Memory Profile for the best memory speed and stability setting.

Experience a more fluid game with Intel® i219 LAN. Intel® i219 LAN is designed to deliver high performance when gaming, delivering more throughput than other solutions.
Intel® i219 LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This way, your CPU can be used more effectively and you can enjoy more FPS when gaming.

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.

Automatically prioritizes games above other applications
Allows you to change applications' traffic priority
Allows you to customize 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.

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 impendence headphones and truly dominate the game.

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.

Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions or macros 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!

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!
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



Product Description
MSI Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON - motherboard - ATX - LGA1151 Socket - Z170
Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z170
Processor Socket
1 x LGA1151 Socket
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7
Max RAM Size
64 GB
RAM Supported
4 DIMM slots - DDR4 unbuffered
Storage Ports
6 x SATA-600 (RAID), 1 x SATA Express port, 1 x M.2
USB / FireWire Ports
1 x USB-C Gen2 + 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 + 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 4 x USB 2.0 + ( 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 + 4 x USB 2.0 via headers )
HD Audio (8-channel)
Gigabit Ethernet



Product Type
Motherboard - ATX
Chipset Type
Intel Z170
Processor Socket
LGA1151 Socket
Max Processors Qty
Compatible Processors
Pentium, Celeron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7

Supported RAM

Max Size
64 GB
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.)
Registered or Buffered
Dual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)


HD Audio (8-channel)
Audio Codec
Realtek ALC1150
Compliant Standards
High Definition Audio


Network Controller
Intel I219V
Network Interfaces
Gigabit Ethernet

Expansion / Connectivity

Expansion Slots
1 x CPU , 4 x DIMM 288-pin , 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 ( x16, x0, x4 or x8, x8, x4 modes ) , 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1
Storage Interfaces
SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 6 x 7pin SATA, 1 x M.2, 1 x SATA Express port - RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5
RAID Features
Intel Smart Response Technology
1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) , 4 x USB 2.0 , 1 x DVI-D , 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 , 1 x HDMI , 1 x audio line-out - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-in - mini-jack , 1 x microphone - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (rear) - mini-jack , 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) - mini-jack , 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse , 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 , 1 x TOSLINK , 1 x USB-C Gen2
Internal Interfaces
4 x USB 2.0 - header , 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 - header , 1 x audio - header
Power Connectors
24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector


BIOS Features
Multilingual BIOS, UEFI BIOS, ACPI 5.0 support, SMBIOS 2.8 support, MSI ClickBIOS 5
Hardware Features
Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) support, NVIDIA 2-way SLI Technology Support, AMD 3-way CrossFireX technology support, MSI Gaming Device Port, MSI Guard-Pro, Debug LED, MSI Mystic Light, Nahimic Audio Enhacer, MSI Steel Armor, MSI Audio Boost 3, Game Boost, MSI Military Class V, LAN Protect, Double ESD Protection, SteelSeries Certified (SSC), overvoltage protection


Included Accessories
I/O back plate, cable labels
Software Included
RAMdisk, MSI Gaming App, MSI Gaming Hotkey, MSI Gaming LAN Manager, MSI CPU-Z
Compliant Standards
Plug and Play
30.5 cm
24.4 cm

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Processor Socket: LGA1151 Socket
Chipset: Intel Z170
Graphics: Graphics adapter (CPU required)
Form Factor: ATX
Memory Support: DDR4 SDRAM
Max Processors: 1
Brand: MSI
Price Range Ex VAT: 100 - 150

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