Overview

  • Supports 7th / 6th Gen IntelCore / Pentium/ Celeron processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports DDR4-2400 Memory (Max.)
  • DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
  • VR Ready: Best virtual reality game experience without latency
  • GAMING LEDs: Ambient LED lights for an awesome look &iv>
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor, Intel Optane Memory Ready
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
  • GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Intel: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
  • 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 AMD Crossfire
  • Mystic Light Sync: Synchronize other RGB solutions with your gaming rig and control all LEDs in one click
  • In-Game Weapons: 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

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CONQUER THE BATTLEFIELD

Featuring heavy plated heat sinks and fierce looks, MSI ARSENAL GAMING motherboards are packed with gaming features for a refined gaming experience.

BLAST AWAY THE COMPETITION

  1. GAMING Device Port
  2. HDMI, DisplayPort
  3. Intel® GAMING LAN
  4. USB 3.1 Type-A , Type-C
  5. Golden audio jacks
  6. Full gaming I/O cover - Stunning looks, protecting the I/O ports
  7. Heavy plated gaming heatsinks - Leading heatsink design, for maximum cooling
  8. DDR4 Boost - Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
  9. PCI-E Steel Armor - Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
  10. Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor - NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4
  11. Audio Boost - Optimized gaming audio using best components

MYSTIC LIGHT | PERSONALIZE YOUR GAMING RIG

Customize and set up your own color scheme with RGB Mystic Light Sync. 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!

  • Extendable
  • Remote control
  • Mystic Light sync

This GAMING motherboard features LEDs on the back which provide a cool GAMING glow inside your case. Like war paint, turn them on for a more immersive gaming experience and amp yourself up, ready to dominate the battlefield.

EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE

MSI's Mystic Light Extension pinheader provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller. By simply connecting any 12V RGB LED strip to the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header gamers can sync colors to any style they choose.

MYSTIC LIGHT SYNC: SYNCHRONIZE YOUR LED EXPERIENCE

With the convenience of Mystic Light Sync, you can control RGB LED solutions from other brands, such as CPU coolers, keyboards and mice or RGB system fans.

GET STARTED WITH MYSTIC LIGHT

To use Mystic Light, download the latest version of the MSI Gaming App below. For remote control of Mystic Light, simply download the latest version of the Mystic Light App for your smartphone from the Google Play Store or the App Store.

SMARTPHONE &ROL

Create your own colorful masterpiece with ease. The easy to use Gaming APP is available on PC, phone and tablet. It offers remote control, simply using your smartphone or tablet. Make your PC look and feel brand new with any color you want with just a few clicks!

MysticLight_control

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.

  • 4x fan headers
  • DC/PWM mode
  • Full fan control

LOOKING COOL WHILE KEEPING COOL

High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable at the best performance during long gaming sessions.

FULLY CONTROLLABLE FAN HEADERS

MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool &system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.

fan-header

DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS

MSI fan headers 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.

pwm-mode

* This feature may vary according to your platform and model

TOTAL CONTROL IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE

Total Fan Control allows you to take control of your fans and 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.

control

GAMING FEATURES | YOUR IN-GAME ADVANTAGE

Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware &e tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.

  • Gaming Hotkey
  • Gaming Device Port
  • Multi-GPU

TOTAL FREEDOM, MAXIMUM EASE

Easily program your most-used commands and execute them with a single keystroke. You’re free to choose any key you want, so choose wisely.

  • GAMING HOTKEY - Simply assign functions to any key whether to launch your favorite games, load profiles or do real-time overclocking with the push of a single button. The possibilities are endless!
  • User-friendly, easy-to-use application
  • Launch your favorite game with a single button

DEDICATED PORT FOR GAMING PERIPHERALS

The GAMING Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high-end gaming peripherals to fully utilize their features and responsiveness. Customize your mouse DPI to enhance accuracy or program macro combinations using the easy-to-use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.

GAMING BENEFITS

  • 3x more gold than regular connectors for the best signal
  • 10x longer lifetime when plugging/un-plugging
  • More responsive, more precise movements
  • Customizable mouse settings
  • No keypress left behind with n-key rollover

WANT MORE PERFORMANCE? TRY MULTI GPU!

Gaming enthusiasts are always looking for more performance to get the ultimate experience. Using multiple graphics cards is a great way to find out just how good it gets. MSI GAMING motherboards fully support multi GPU technologies and have optimal PCI-E slot placement for the best thermal performance.

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A DIFFERENT VIEW ON GAMING

MSI Dragon Eye allows you to watch a YouTube video or Twitch Stream while playing a game simultaneously. Simply add a link or stream to the Dragon Eye application and select the size, position, volume and transparency and start gaming. The hotkeys allow you to start/pause your video or set the volume.

dragon-eye

IN-GAME FEEDBACK, ON-SCREEN DISPLAY

Keep track of your system performance with the OSD function in Gaming App. This feature allows you to fully customize which statistics are shown on-screen while you play your games. Keep an eye on your CPU speed, FPS counter, GPU temperature and much more while gaming without having to leave the game.

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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.

  • 1x M.2
  • Ultra-fast storage caching

INTEL® OPTANE™ READY

This new technological marvel brings game-changing performance to memory and storage devices. Allow Optane™ caching to boost your storage devices for an even faster system!

 

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HUMIDITY PROTECTION

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TEMPERATURE PROTECTION

Circuit

CIRCUIT PROTECTION

ESD

ESD PROTECTION

EMI

EMI PROTECTION

 

 

 

 

 

CERTIFIED FOR GAMING

Each model is tweaked to deliver the best FPS for a stutter-free gaming experience. Tested in 24-hour on- and offline gaming sessions with the most popular gaming gear by the worlds best eSports players, so you can enjoy top performance and reliability in the worlds most popular games.

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.

  • Easy/advanced mode
  • Convenient search
  • Hardware monitor

EASY TO READ, HI-RES BIOS FONT

An award-winning, high-resolution, scalable font is used to make CLICK BIOS 5 easy to read, no matter what type of screen you use. The clean design layout, together with this great font makes CLICK BIOS 5 a true next gen UEFI BIOS.

OTHERS

Low res, non-scalable

CLICK BIOS 5

Sharp, hi-res, scalable design

EASY MODE FOR QUICK GAMING TWEAKS

When you just want to get back to your game, EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go.

EASY SEARCH &ES

Can’t find a specific BIOS setting? Don’t worry, a permanent search option in the top right corner can be used to find what you need. Want quick access to important settings? My Favorites gives easy access to selected Favorite settings, supporting up to 5 groups of Favorites.

HARDWARE MONITOR WITH FAN CONTROL

Hardware monitor lets you take control of your system and check your primary system vitals 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.

*The formal interface will vary by model.

MAKE YOUR SSD AS FAST AS NEW WITH SECURE ERASE+

When using an SSD, its performance will slowly decrease over time as more and more data is written onto it. This will slow down Read/Write speeds and increase access times of your SSD, making your system feel sluggish. Using an optimized formatting algorithm, Secure Erase+ lets you enjoy your SSD at maximum speed, making your system feel brand new!

Specifications

Socket

1151

CPU (Max Support)

i7

Chipset

Intel B250 Chipset

DDR4 Memory

2400/ 2133 MHz

Memory Channel

Dual

DIMM Slots

4

Max Memory (GB)

64

PCI-Ex16

2

PCI-E Gen

Gen3

PCI-Ex1

2

SATAIII

6

M.2 Slot

1

TPM (header)

1

LAN

10/100/1000*1

USB 3.1 ports (Front)

2(Gen1, Type A)

USB 3.1 ports (Rear)

3(Gen1, Type A), 1(Gen1, Type C)

USB 2.0 ports (Front)

4

USB 2.0 ports (Rear)

2

Audio ports (Rear)

6

DisplayPort

1

DVI-D

1

HDMI

1

DirectX

12

Form Factor

Micro-ATX

CrossFire

Y

Details

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 B250 Chipset

Main Memory

4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB

- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 2400/ 2133 MHz*/ **

- B250 chipset + 6th Gen processors support DDR4 2133 MHz*/ **

Dual channel memory architecture

Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)**

* Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.

**DDR4 memory modules can only run at maximum of 2400 MHz for 7th Gen 
processors and 2133 MHz for 6 th Gen processors on XMP mode.

Slots

2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x4 mode)

2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots

Onboard Graphics

1 x DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of [email protected]

1 x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of [email protected], [email protected], [email protected],[email protected]

1 x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of [email protected](7th CPU), 
[email protected](6th CPU), [email protected]

Multi-GPU

Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology

Storage

 Intel B250 Chipset

6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*

1 x M.2 slot (Key M)

- Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s

- Supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices

- Support PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD with Turbo U.2 Host Card**

- Intel Optane Memory Ready

Supports Intel Smart Response Technology for Intel Core processors

* The SATA1 port will be unavailable when an M.2 SATA SSD module has
been installed in the M.2 slot.

** The Turbo U.2 Host Card is not included, please purchase separately.

USB

 Intel B250 Chipset

- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (3 Type-A ports + 1 Type-C port on the back panel, 
2 ports available through the internal USB connector)

- 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 ALC892 Codec

- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio

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

- 1 x M.2 slot

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connector (supports additional 2 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

- 3 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 TBT connector

- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector

- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 mouse &d combo port

- 2 x USB 2.0 ports

- 1 x DVI-D port

- 1 x DisplayPort

- 1 x HDMI port

- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port

- 3 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports

- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C port

- 6 x OFC audio jacks

Dimension

9.6 in. x 9.6 in. (24.4 cm x 24.4 cm)

Micro-ATX Form Factor

 

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