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MSI Z390-A PRO motherboard Intel Z390 LGA 1151 (Socket H4) ATX

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7B98-001R
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LGA 1151 (Socket H4), Intel Z390 Chipset, 4 x DDR4-SDRAM up to 64GB, LAN, 1 x RJ-45, 6 x SATA III, 1 x M.2(M), 1 x M.2(E), UEFI AMI, ATX
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DIY FRIENDLY MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design, such as convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and so on, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want. STAY COOL FOR RELIABLE SYSTEM Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. MSI motherboards feature excellent power design with solid and heavy heatsink. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want. FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS 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. OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. USER FRIENDLY DESIGN MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue. MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want. 9TH AND 8TH PROCESSORS SUPPORT MSI Z390 motherboards perfectly support Intel® 9th and 8th processors, so you can still enjoy latest MSI motherboard technology if you use 8th processors. Combining MSI Core Boost, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use. EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules and configurations. APPS TO GREATLY IMPROVE EFFICIENCY With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, we made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance. DRAGON CENTER The exclusive and brand-new UI merges all the MSI software functions into one specific application – MSI Dragon Center. Not only integrates all the MSI software functions, but also sync all the MSI desktop products to work together, providing the best user experience. No more messy programs or ICONs, just one click and you can enjoy all the functions in Dragon Center. CLICK BIOS 5 We made sure our BIOS contains all the latest options and is easy to use for everyone. The extensive features let you fine-tune your system to deliver reliable maximum performance when gaming. ENHANCED PERFORMANCE MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield. UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. you never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST. FOR HIGHER MEMORY SPEED: DDR4 BOOST 2 Besides optimized PCB design, MSI OC lab has also co-worked with world-known memory brands, pushing memory speed to a peak. MSI Z390 motherboards are going to free the these selected memories’ performance with stability. A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to Z370 motherboard memory support, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency. EASY OVERCLOCKING WITH XMP PROFILE The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC lab. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies. OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. All MSI 300 Series motherboards are ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory. STORAGE BOOST YOUR STORAGE PERFORMANCE This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, saving you a lot of time when loading or transferring data. EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That's why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming. MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s MORE STABILITY WITH INTEL TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2 Featuring the Intel TURBO USB 3.1 GEN2, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds with more stability when connecting USB devices. Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible USB connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices. TAILORED FOR E-SPORTS ENTHUSIASTS High-quality materials and intelligent fan optimization help to cool all necessary components, which is critical to ensuring that the system is stable and always delivering the best performance. CORE BOOST Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU. IN-STUDIO ADVANTAGE MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. STABLE, SECURE & FAST NETWORKING Optimized for content creation, professional and multimedia use, a high quality network solution is equipped to get ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability and stability when transferring big data.Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience. LOW LATENCY LAN POWERED BY INTEL® This model comes equipped with a premium network solution from Intel®. The high quality Gigabit LAN networking component is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection. SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, studio quality sound to create the most immersive sound experience. ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN EMI-shielded HD audio processors let you enjoy the purest sound quality in front and rear connectors. SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels. DE-POP PROTECTION A de-pop filter eliminates loud popping noises that occur when devices are plugged/unplugged or when the PC is turned on/off. EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes. MAKE YOUR PC MORE THAN YOU THINK PRO Series motherboards combine stable functionality and high quality assembly for clever business solutions. Designed to satisfy any professional workflow, PRO Series motherboards make life easier for businesses and office use. LOYAL COMRADE With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions. BUILT ON EVERLASTING QUALITY Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard. FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking. ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION We’ve made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard. SUPER STABLE GAMING WITH THE HIGHEST QUALITY COMPONENTS MSI uses the high quality components , which is shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions. SOLID CAP With their aluminum core design and Japanese made quality, Solid CAPs are made for high-end design motherboard. Not only do Solid CAPs could provide lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also work firmly for over-10-year. TITANIUM CHOKE Titanium Choke uses a Titanium core that has better ability in thermal and higher temperature tolerance. WINDOWS 10 CERTIFIED With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.

Specifications

  • Processor manufacturer
    Intel
  • Processor socket
    LGA 1151 (Socket H4)
  • Compatible processor series
    Intel® Celeron®, Intel® Core™ i3, Intel® Core™ i5, Intel® Core™ i7, Intel® Pentium®
  • Supported memory types
    DDR4-SDRAM
  • Number of memory slots
    4
  • Maximum internal memory
    64 GB
  • Memory slots type
    DIMM
  • Memory channels
    Dual-channel
  • Non-ECC
    Y
  • Supported memory clock speeds
    2133,2400,2666,2800,3000,3200,3300,3333,3400,3466,3600,3733,3866,4000,4133,4200,4266,4300,4400 MHz
  • Supported memory module capacities
    16GB
  • Unbuffered memory
    Y
  • Supported storage drive interfaces
    SATA
  • Supported storage drive types
    HDD & SSD
  • RAID levels
    0, 1, 5, 10
  • Parallel processing technology support
    2-Way CrossFireX
  • Maximum resolution
    4096 x 2304 pixels
  • DirectX version
    12.0
  • USB 2.0 connectors
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors
    2
  • Number of SATA III connectors
    6
  • Front panel audio connector
    Y
  • ATX Power connector (24-pin)
    Y
  • CPU fan connector
    Y
  • Number of chassis fan connectors
    5
  • Chassis intrusion connector
    Y
  • EPS power connector (8-pin)
    Y
  • TPM connector
    Y
  • Parallel connector
    Y
  • Serial port headers
    1
  • Thunderbolt headers
    1
  • RGB LED pin header
    Y
  • USB 2.0 ports quantity
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-C ports quantity
    2
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity
    1
  • USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity
    1
  • Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports
    1
  • VGA (D-Sub) ports quantity
    1
  • DVI-D ports quantity
    1
  • PS/2 ports quantity
    1
  • DisplayPorts quantity
    1
  • Headphone outputs
    1
  • Microphone in
    Y
  • Wi-Fi
    N
  • Ethernet LAN
    Y
  • Ethernet interface type
    Gigabit Ethernet
  • LAN controller
    Intel® I219-V
  • Component for
    PC
  • Motherboard form factor
    ATX
  • Motherboard chipset family
    Intel
  • Motherboard chipset
    Intel Z390
  • Audio output channels
    7.1 channels
  • Audio chip
    Realtek ALC892 / Realtek ALC897
  • Windows operating systems supported
    Windows 10
  • Harmonized System (HS) code
    84733020
  • PCI Express x1 (Gen 3.x) slots
    4
  • PCI Express x16 (Gen 3.x) slots
    2
  • Number of M.2 (M) slots
    1
  • BIOS type
    UEFI AMI
  • Clear CMOS jumper
    Y
  • Width
    305 mm
  • Depth
    244 mm
  • Serial port via internal header
    Y
  • Number of M.2 (E) slots
    1

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