Step into a new world with new MSI Z370 motherboards and intel 8th Gen 6-core processors
Posted by ProClockers Hardware Reviews on Thursday, October 5, 2017 - 12:20pm
New Z370 chipset, new Coffee Lake processors, new MSI gaming motherboards!
MSI, the world-leading gaming motherboard manufacturer, together with the launch of Intel’s 8th Gen processors, has prepared new motherboards, inviting PC Enthusiasts and Gamers to enter into a new world. Based on the new Z370 platform, MSI introduces a complete lineup in 4 segments with all models fully supporting Intel 6-core CPUs. The next generation MSI motherboards are found in the famous three GAMING segments: Enthusiast GAMING, Performance GAMING, and Arsenal GAMING to serve perfectly to any type of gamer around the world. For designers, content creators and workstation users, MSI have prepared new PRO Series models. MSI motherboards are packed with unique features to cater to any PC Enthusiast, Gamer or Professional user. To top things off, making sure anyone can squeeze maximum performance out of the new 6-core processors, Z370 GODLIKE GAMING has been created as the most extreme Z370 motherboard available.
ONE BOARD TO RULL THEM ALL: Z370 GODLIKE GAMING
Enthusiast gamers who are looking for the ultimate gaming and overclocking experience in terms of performance and style. To satisfy even the most demanding enthusiasts, Z370 GODLIKE GAMING is once again setting a new standard for extreme motherboards. With outstanding aesthetics, the design definitely catches every gamer’s eye. Besides great looks, its heavy plated, multiple layered heatsinks harness an 18-phase DrMOS PWM design, ready for record breaking overclocking. To deliver the best performance and stability during long gaming or extreme overclocking sessions, Z370 GODLIKE GAMING uses top quality Military Class V components and is packed with a never-seen-before amount of unique gaming and overclocking features.
Z370 GODLIKE GAMING is the world’s first wireless extender motherboard, featuring 3x Killer E2500 LAN connectors and a Killer 1535 Wi-Fi AC adapter. Besides bandwidth management to prioritize gaming traffic over other applications, for the lowest latency online gaming, you can now even combine a built-in-switch with wireless extender, to fuel other devices on your network with the Killer LAN experience. GODLIKE provides the best LAN and Internet experience, the easiest control for all connected devices and better wireless coverage, eliminating poor Wi-Fi signals.
Xtreme Audio DAC
Equipped with dual dedicated ALC1220 Hi-Fi audio processors, ESS AUDIO DAC with dedicated ESS Amplifier, WIMA audio capacitors, a 6.35mm headphone out, all mounted on a completely isolated PCB design, Z370 GODLIKE GAMING delivers the purest sound quality with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect display of sound. You can even play 2 different audio sources at the same time, both amplified on the rear & front outputs to fuel a headphone and surround sound system. To further boost the surround sound experience Nahimic 2+ technology is available, with clever features to push the limits of reality.
Maximum storage: PCI-E M.2 Xpander-Z included in the box for up to 5x Turbo M.2
Featuring 3x onboard Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield v2 and a U.2 connector, Z370 GODLIKE GAMING offers maximum connectivity options for fast PCI-Express NVMe based SSDs. Included in the box is a PCI-E M.2 Xpander-Z add-on card to add another 2x Turbo M.2 slots to get up to 5x M.2. These slots are also covered by the M.2 thermal solution from MSI, M.2 Shield v2.
PERFORM IN STYLE: Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC once again comes with a unique and powerful design using CARBON elements and offers unlimited customization options by using MSI Mystic Light. Besides being designed for personalization and to show off a gaming rig, the new Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC also comes with plenty of features, tailored to give gamers the best possible gaming experience.
Latest Mystic Light RGB LEDs: Sync with RGB strips and other hardware
Controlled by MSI’s new Mystic Light APP gamers can easily choose between 16.8 million colors and 17 LED effects using a smartphone, tablet or Windows PC. Extending and syncing the RGB experience with external RGB strips are also no problem, since this motherboard supports both RGB and Rainbow LED strips, letting anyone easily connect and sync their RGB strips. Mystic Light is also supported by the world’s biggest hardware brands, such as Corsair, Cooler Master, Kingston and much more to ensure perfect synchronization of their RGB products, such as keyboards, mice, and headphones with MSI motherboards.
Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield v2
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI’s Turbo M.2 slots with patented M.2 Shield v2. M.2 Shield v2 is the most user-friendly M.2 thermal solution to prevent damage, helping to dissipate heat and prevent NVMe based SSD’s from throttling and lowering performance. Maximize your M.2 SSD performance with Turbo M.2 and M.2 Shield v2.
READY TO DOMINATE THE GAME: Z370 TOMAHAWK
Based on the iF Design 2017 award-winning design, the new Z370 TOMAHAWK perfectly illustrates that a true, but affordable, gaming motherboard can be great looking. Now coming with RGB LED on several parts of the motherboard, the new Z370 TOMAHAWK enables customizing of your gaming rig for a great display. Military-themed PCB print adds the final touches to the design. Another key aspect of the Z230 TOMAHAWK is its excellent stability and reliability by using high quality Military Class components.
Plethora of gaming features and fast connectivity
The new Z370 TOMAHAWK motherboard is packed with a host of strong features for gamers. Supporting Twin Turbo M.2 (32 Gb/s, Gen3 x4) allows gamers to connect ultra-fast storage devices for in-game benefits. Being Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready, this motherboard brings game-changing performance to memory and storage devices. Using the Lighting ASMedia 3142 USB 3.1 Gen2 controller, Z370 TOMAHAWK offers incredibly high USB speeds using multiple USB devices at the same time. MSI GAMING LAN Manager powered by Intel® automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games. This ensures a smooth gaming experience with low latency.
A gaming motherboard available for everyone
With a full line-up available, there is always a tailor-made gaming motherboard available. Other features found on MSI Z370 motherboards include DDR4 Boost, Audio Boost, and Lightning USB to satisfy all users’ needs. For enthusiast gamers who pursue ultimate gaming experiences, Z370 GAMING M5 is also available. Gamers who want to be different can focus on Z370 KRAIT GAMING, Z370 GAMING PLUS and even Mini-ITX with Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC.
Furthermore, MSI also offers the PRO Series models, such as the new Z370 SLI PLUS and Z370 PC PRO, specifically designed for content creators and designers, to those who demand top stability and performance.
Available MSI Z370 motherboards
- Z370 GODLIKE GAMING
- Z370 GAMING M5
- Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
- Z370 GAMING PRO CARBON
- Z370I GAMING PRO CARBON AC
- Z370M GAMING PRO AC
- Z370 KRAIT GAMING
- Z370 GAMING PLUS
- Z370 TOMAHAWK
- Z370M MORTAR
- Z370 SLI PLUS
- Z370-A PRO
- Z370 PC PRO