MSI Z170A G45 Gaming LGA 1151 Socketed Motherboard


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If you are not completely satisfied with your purchase, simply return the items to us in their original condition and packaging within 30 days of receipt and we will issue a credit which can be used to place a new order.

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MSI Z170A G45 Gaming LGA 1151 Socketed Motherboard MASTER THE GAME - To master the game you need a masterful system. - The MSI Enthusiast GAMING motherboards are honored with the suffix "M for Master" to cite its truly outstanding design, ready to guide you to the next level in gaming. 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. True Gaming LAN with Killer - Designed with gaming DNA, Killer LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports. - The new Killer E2400 Intelligent Networking Platform, featuring Advanced Stream Detect 2.0, is built for maximum networking performance for online games and high-quality streaming media. - Killer LAN automatically detects and accelerates game traffic ahead of other network traffic for smoother, stutter-free in-game performance and the competitive edge. 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. 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. GAME BOOST - 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 - 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! 2X FASTER MSI USB 3.1 GEN2 - 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 FRONT USB 3.1 GEN1 - With a clever placed USB 3.1 Gen1 front pin header, available on MSI motherboards, you can connect up to 2 USB 3.1 Gen1 devices directly to the front of your PC Chassis. - This way you can easily enjoy fast USB speeds without having to use the hard-to-reach USB ports on the rear. Designed for Overclocking - With a long history of breaking world records inherited from MSI's legendary Overclocking motherboards, this motherboard has OC running through its veins. - Built from the ground up to support heavy overclocking, from its OC PCB to Military Class components, you know this MSI motherboard is ready to push the limits! Sky's the limit with OC Engine 2 - OC Engine has been beefed up for MSI Z170 motherboards. - This external clock generator gives you even more freedom to achieve the absolute maximum overclock for your setup. - OC Engine 2 also offers lower jitter and lower power consumption resulting in even higher stability under extreme conditions. - The sky is the limit! OC Essentials - Meet the overclockers' swiss army knife; OC essentials is a set of tools that are essential to get the best performance out of your motherboard. - These features increase stability, assist in trouble shooting, allow you to keep your complete system in check and allow for simple management. - This way you can keep your mind on overclocking. SteelSeries Certified - Get ready to enjoy the best gaming experience with MSI & SteelSeries! - Enthusiast gaming gear brand SteelSeries has officially approved MSI GAMING motherboards as ‘SteelSeries Certified (SSC)'. - This certification is based on the performance demands and stability of MSI GAMING motherboards and SteelSeries products. - Your SteelSeries headset, mouse and other top quality gaming gear works best on MSI GAMING motherboards. GAMING CERTIFIED - Our GAMING motherboards are tested in our gaming lab, internet cafes and together with the world's best eSports players to make sure you get top performance and reliability in the world's most popular games. - Through 24-hour on- and offline game testing, MSI ensures the onboard network configuration, audio reception and FPS performance are tested and tuned to perfection for you to enjoy the best possible gameplay experience. Titanium Choke - Titanium Choke uses a Titanium core that has better ability in thermal and higher temperature tolerance. - This allows the Titanium Choke to run at a 220 degree Celsius high temperature, have a 40% higher current capacity, a 30% improvement in power efficiency and better overclocking power stability. DARK CAP - With their aluminum core design, Dark CAPs has been a staple in high-end motherboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) as well as its over-10-year lifespan. MILITARY CLASS 5 COMPONENTS - Military Class 5 is the latest evolution in high quality components. - The Titanium Choke and Dark CAP ensure that your PC runs stable under extreme gaming conditions. Optimized for multiple graphics cards SLI /CrossFire support - This motherboard supports SLI / CrossFire. - Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. - That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an NVIDIA SLI or AMD CrossFire setup. Prevent damage! - Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight? MSI Steel Armor - Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free gaming experience and higher GPU overclocking. THE ALL NEW, AWARD-WINNING CLICK BIOS 5 - Explore the greatly improved, award-winning CLICK BIOS 5 and use it to tune your system to maximum performance to get the most out of your games. - MSI CLICK BIOS 5 is the next generation UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 10. - Control your system in two modes: EZ mode, for the most used settings and functions. - Advanced mode for more detailed settings and fine-tuning options to boost your system's performance. GAMING DEVICE PORT - MSI Gaming Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high end gaming mice to fully utilize its speed. - You can customize your mouse' DPI to change accuracy and program macro combinations using the easy to use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click. OBS STREAMING SOFTWARE - Share your gaming achievements with the world! - Open Broadcaster Software (OBS) is world's most popular open source software for video recording and live streaming. - Show your friends your gaming progress live. OVERCLOCKING MADE EASY - Outperform your competition with the MSI GAMING APP which allows simultaneous control of both your Motherboard and Graphics Card's overclocking. CPU-Z MSI GAMING EDITION - MSI has worked closely with CPUID to develop this special edition of CPU-Z featuring the famous MSI GAMING dragon. - Use CPU-Z to gather key information on the main devices of your system, such as your CPU speed, Memory speed and timings, motherboard BIOS version and much more. SSD not fast enough? Try MSI RAMDisk! - Get an unlimited RAMDisk for free with MSI GAMING motherboards. - RAMDisk allows you to create a virtual drive from your system memory, enabling speeds up to 25x faster than a modern SSD. - You can load complete games, speed up your browser or your page file significantly increasing system performance! - You even increase your SSD's lifespan by using RAMDisk as it reduces unnecessary read and write operations to your SSD. Command Center - MSI's Command Center software is a very powerful tool to push your motherboard to the max. - With a very intuitive touch ready interface, Command Center allows users to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize overclocking performance and adjust cooling features. Live Update 6 - MSI Live Update is renewed! - Our popular software automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS and software. - Rest assured while your system is always configured using the latest software so you get the maximum performance and stability. Connectivity - Be sure to take full advantage of all the GAMING weapons by connecting your devices to the optimized ports. Technical Specifcations Socket - 1151 CPU (Max Support) - i7 Chipset - Intel Z170 Express DDR4 Memory - 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 - 4 SATA Express - 2 SATAIII - 6 M.2 Slot - 2 RAID - 0/1/5/10 TPM (header) - 1 LAN - 10/100/1000 x 1 USB 3.1 ports(Front) - 2 USB 3.1 ports (Rear) - 4(Gen1), 2(Gen2, Type A+C) USB 2.0 ports (Front) - 4 USB 2.0 ports (Rear) - 2 Audio ports (Rear) - 5+Optical SPDIF HDMI - 1 DVI - 1 DirectX - DX12 Form Factor - ATX SLI - Yes CrossFire - Yes
Limited (36 months)
CPU Socket Types
Intel Socket 1151
MSI Z170A G45 Gaming LGA 1151 Socketed Motherboard
South Africa
Personal Computer Form Factors
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