MSI Z270 Gaming Pro Carbon Review: Page 2 of 9

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Posted by Heath Coop on Monday, February 13, 2017 - 8:13am

Specifications

CPU

• Supports 6th/7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors for Socket LGA1151

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 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133 MHz*

• Dual channel memory architecture

• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

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 DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz

 Multi-GPU

• Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

• Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology

 Storage

• Intel® Z270 Chipset

• 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports

• 2x M.2 slots (Key M)

- Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s ƒ- Support PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD with Turbo U.2 Host Card

- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices

- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices

ƒ Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready for all M.2 slots

• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

RAID

• Intel® Z270 Chipset

• Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices

• Supports RAID 0 and RAID1 for M.2 PCIe storage devices

USB

• ASMedia® ASM2142 Chipset

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port on the back panel

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port on the back panel

• Intel® Z270 Chipset

- 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)

- 6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 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

- Supports S/PDIF output

 LAN

• 1 x Intel® I219-V 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

- 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 RGB LED connector

- 1 x TPM module connector

- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector

- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper

 Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port

- 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports

- 1 x DVI-D port

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port

- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports

- 1 x HDMI™ port

- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port

- 5 x OFC audio jacks

- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector

 Dimension

• 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)

• ATX Form Factor

 Mounting

• 9 mounting holes

 

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