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MSI Z270 GAMING M5 ATX Motherboard - S1151 7Gen 4xDDR4 3xPCI-E DP/ HDMI 2xM.2 TypeC SLI/ CF MSI

Z270 GAMING M5

Regular Price: $390.00

Special Price $339.00

SKU: 233818
MPN: MSI Z270 GAMING M5   Link
Manufacturer: https://www.msi.com
Brand: MSI
Warranty: 1 Year Manufacturer's return to base
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  • Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron®processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports DDR4-3800+(OC) Memory
  • DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
  • VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
  • Mystic Light RGB and Mystic Light Sync: 7 colors / 5 effects controlled in one click with GAMING APP or a mobile device
  • Twin Turbo M.2, Steel Armor, M.2 Shield. Intel Optane Memory Ready, Turbo U.2, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
  • Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
  • GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Killer™: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
  • BIOS Flashback+: Easy BIOS recovery without the need of a CPU, memory and VGA card
  • Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
  • MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
  • In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
  • EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
  • Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
  • GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players
MASTER THE GAME
With a unique look and feel, packed with exclusive gaming features, MSI ENTHUSIAST GAMING motherboards offer the best possible gaming experience.

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We are proud to be a part of the MSI GAMING testing program to help give gamers the best hardware to play games at the highest level.
Olof 'olofmeister' Kajbjer, Fnatic CS:GO Team
MSI GAMING Certified

Z270 GAMING M5

MASTER LEVEL GAMING


GAMING Device Port
Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
VR Boost
Killer® GAMING LAN
Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
Full gaming I/O cover
Stunning looks, protecting the I/O ports
Solid heatsink with RGB LED
Delivers best cooling, with RGB LED to customize colors
DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor
NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4
M.2 Shield, ready for Intel® Optane memory
Thermal enhancement for M.2 devices for best performance
Audio Boost 4 with amplifier
Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic 2
MYSTIC LIGHT

PERSONALIZE YOUR GAMING RIG
Customize and set up your own color scheme with RGB Mystic Light. Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the MSI Gaming App to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second!

Mystic Light

OFF

BREATHING

FLASHING

DOUBLE FLASHING

RANDOM

Extendable
Remote control
Mystic Light sync
LEARN MORE ABOUT MYSTICLIGHT
COOLING

STAY COOL WHILE GAMING
Cooling your PC is essential for reliable performance. We've made sure to include enough fan headers with full control to allow you to cool your system any way you want.


6x fan headers
DC/PWM mode
Full fan control
Watercooling ready
LEARN MORE ABOUT COOLING

GAMING FEATURES

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
Multi-GPU
LEARN MORE ABOUT GAMING

STORAGE

BE THE FIRST ON THE BATTLEFIELD
This MSI GAMING motherboard supports all the latest storage standards. This allows you to connect any ultra-fast storage device, giving you in-game benefits. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.

M.2 Shield
2x M.2
Ultra-fast storage caching
Next level storage
LEARN MORE ABOUT STORAGE

VR

IMMERSE YOURSELF INTO VIRTUAL WORLDS
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.

VR accelerator chip
One click VR
LEARN MORE ABOUT VR READY

AUDIO

SOUND THAT PULLS YOU INTO THE GAME
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.

Nahimic 2
Audio Boost 4
Audio amplifier
Audio capacitors
LEARN MORE ABOUT AUDIO

GAMING LAN

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.

Killer™ E2500
Bandwidth management
LAN protect
LEARN MORE ABOUT GAMING LAN
MEMORY

UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.


Optimal layout
Steel Armor
100% compatibility
XMP LED
LEARN MORE ABOUT MEMORY


TUNING

DESIGNED FOR LIMITLESS TUNING
Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.

For power users
For overclocking
LEARN MORE ABOUT TUNING

USB

MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
Transfer your favorite 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 up to 10Gb/s!

Double bandwidth USB 3.1
Reversible Type-C connector
Front USB 3.1
Boost your USB
LEARN MORE ABOUT USB
SOFTWARE

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.


X-Boost
Command Center
Live Update
RAMDisk
LEARN MORE ABOUT SOFTWARE
QUALITY & PROTECTION

BUILT ON EVERLASTING QUALITY
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.


M.2 Shield
Steel Armor
Military Class 5
Gaming Certified
LEARN MORE ABOUT QUALITY
BIOS

A GAMERS' BIOS
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.

 

  • Socket
    1151
  • CPU (Max Support)
    i7
  • Chipset
    Intel® Z270 Chipset
  • DDR4 Memory
    3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    64
  • PCI-Ex16
    3
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen3
  • PCI-Ex1
    3
  • SATAIII
    6
  • M.2 Slot
    2
  • RAID
    0/1/5/10
  • TPM (header)
    1
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • USB 3.1 ports (Front)
    4(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 3.1 ports (Rear)
    1(Gen2, Type A),1 (Gen2, Type C), 2(Gen1, Type A)
  • USB 2.0 ports (Front)
    4
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    3
  • Serial ports(Front)
    1
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
  • DisplayPort
    1
  • HDMI
    1
  • DirectX
    12
  • Form Factor
    ATX
  • SLI
    Y
  • CrossFire
    Y

CPU

• Supports 7th/6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors for Socket LGA1151
* This function will be supported depend on the CPU.
 


Chipset

• Intel® Z270 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz*
- 6th Gen processors support DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133 MHz*
• Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
 


Slots

• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4 modes)
• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
 


Onboard Graphics

• 1 x HDMI™ port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz(7th CPU), 4096x2160@24Hz(6th CPU), 2560x1600@60Hz
• 1 x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096X2304@24Hz, 3840X2160@60Hz,1920X1200@60Hz
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
• Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
 

Storage

 Intel® Z270 Chipset
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*
• 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
- Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready for all M.2 slots
• 1 x U.2 port **
- Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD
• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

* The SATA1/ SATA5 port will be unavailable when an M.2 SATA SSD module has been installed in the M.2_1/ M.2_2 slot. The SATA5 and SATA 6 ports will be unavailable when M.2 PCIe SSD module has been installed in the M.2_2 slot. Please refer to page 33 for M.2 & SATA combination table.
** The U.2 port will be unavailable when an PCIe expansion card has been installed in PCI_E6 slot.




RAID

 Intel® Z270 Chipset
• Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
• Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 storage devices*
* M.2 PCIe RAID volume can be created with M.2 GENIE. Please refer to page 51 for details about M.2 GENIE.
 


USB

 ASMedia® ASM2142 Chipset
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port on the back panel
ƒ- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port on the back panel

 Intel® Z270 Chipset
- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
- 7 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (3 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x KillerTM E2500 Gigabit LAN controller
 

 
Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 1 x U.2 port
- 2 x M.2 slots
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin water pump fan connector
- 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x Front panel connectors
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x RGB LED connector
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
- 1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
 

 
Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 mouse & keyboard combo port
- 3 x USB 2.0 ports
   *1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x DisplayPort
- 1 x HDMI™ port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
 


Dimension

• 12.0 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
• ATX Form Factor
 


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

 


 back IO
  1. PS/2 GAMING Device Port
  2. DisplayPort
  3. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  4. Killer™ E2500 Gigabit LAN Port
  5. HD Audio Connectors
  6. USB 2.0 Ports
  7. Clear CMOS Button
  8. BIOS FLASHBACK+
  9. HDMI
  10. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  11. VR Ready USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  12. Optical S/PDIF-Out
Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
Supports DDR4-3800+(OC) Memory
DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
Mystic Light RGB and Mystic Light Sync: 7 colors / 5 effects controlled in one click with GAMING APP or a mobile device
Twin Turbo M.2, Steel Armor, M.2 Shield. Intel Optane Memory Ready, Turbo U.2, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Killer™: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
BIOS Flashback+: Easy BIOS recovery without the need of a CPU, memory and VGA card
Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players

Detailed spec: https://www.msi.com/Motherboard/Z270-GAMING-M5.html#productSpecification-section