The MSI Z270I Gaming Pro Carbon AC has Built In 802.11 ac Wi-Fi
Mini-ITX Motherboard: Mini But Mighty
- PS/2 GAMING Device Port
- Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A & Type-C ports
- Intel® GAMING Gigabit LAN port
- Wi-Fi 802.11 AC 2x2 Antenna Ports
- Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
- Gaming heatsinks with CARBON Leading heatsink design, for maximum cooling
- Mystic Light RGB: Change up to 16.8 million colors & 17 LED effects
- DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
- PCI-E Steel Armor: Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
- Audio Boost 4 with Amplifiers: Optimized gaming audio using best components, with Nahimic 2
- Turbo M.2 NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory
Intel® Optane™ Ready
This new technological marvel from Intel® brings game-changing performance to memory and storage devices with incredible transfer speeds and non-volotle storage by design.
Allow Optane™ caching to boost your storage devices for an even faster gaming system unavailable before now!
Intel® Optane™ supports 7th Gen Intel CPUs Only
Personalize your Gaming Rig
Connect external RGB strips and sync other RGB capable gear to set up your own color scheme using only 1 application: MSI's Mystic Light Sync App.
Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the MSI Gaming App to match your system style.
Feel like using a different color?
Completely change the look of your system in 1 second, or less!
Works with certified Mystic Light Sync products from these Companies:
Fully Controllable Fan Headers
MSI FAN headers automatically detect fans 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.
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.
X-Boost your Storage Performance
When enabled, X-Boost auto-detects and optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, making sure you reach the battlefield even quicker or saving you a lot of time when transferring data.
Immersive Virtual Worlds
Want the best of the best VR experience without any compromises? MSI Goes the extra Mile to guarantee the best VR experiences.
Through joint design efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid, smooth and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
Amplify your Game with Audio Boost 4
Like a dedicated sound card Audio Boost 4, powered by Nahimic, offers a HD 3D audio sound processor, dedicated amplifier along with the best high quality audio capacitors for improved, accurate sound.
All of these high quality audio components are by design physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry.
This motherboard on a motherboard design ensures the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy unavailable elsewhere.
Dominate the Game with the Lowest Latencies
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.
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games.
Maximize 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!
MSI Lightning USB 3.1 Gen 2: Double Bandwidth USB 3.1 Gen 2
Other USB 3.1 Gen 1 Boards: Split Bandwidth Issues
Built on Everlasting Quality
Only the finest quality components and latest innovations are used. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.
|CPU Support||7th and 6th Gen Intel® Processors (Socket 1151)
Supports 14nm CPUs
Supports Intel® Turbo Boost Technologies
|Chipset||Intel® Z270 Chipset|
|Memory||2x DDR4-2400 DIMM Slots, 32GB Maximum (2x 16GB)
Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
(w/ compatible CPUs)
|1x DisplayPort 1.2 port
1x HDMI 1.4b port
|Expansion Slots||1x PCI-E 3.0 x16 slot (x16)|
|Multi-GPU Support||Multiple Video Cards Not Supported|
|Storage||Intel® Z270 Chipset:
4x SATA 6Gb/s ports
1x M.2 slot
|LAN||Intel® I219-V Chipset: 1x Gigabit LAN Port|
|Wi-Fi||Intel® AC 8265 Chipset:
Dual Band 802.11 ac, up to 867Mbps
2x2 Antenna Design
|Bluetooth||Intel® AC 8265 Chipset:
|Audio||7.1 High Def Audio Codec:
Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2 for Studio Grade Sound
|USB||1x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen2 (10Gbps) rear port
1x USB 3.1 Type-C Gen2 (10Gbps) rear port
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen1 (5Gbps) rear ports
2x USB 2.0 Type-A (480Mbps) rear ports
2x USB 3.1 Type-A Gen1 (5Gbps) ports via internal port
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1 x DisplayPort port
1 x HDMI port
1 x PS/2 Gaming Device port
1 x Clear CMOS Button
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
1 x LAN (RJ45) port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A Gold port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-C Gold port
2 x USB 3.0 ports
4 x USB 2.0 ports
5 x 3.5mm Audio I/O Gold ports 2 x Wi-Fi / Bluetooth Antenna ports
|MSI Features||-DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
-VR Ready: Virtual Reality Gaming without latency
-Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync w/ 16.8 million colors & 17 effects
-Turbo M.2 Card Slot, up to 32Gbps
-Intel Optane Memory Ready Requires 7th Gen Intel® CPU
-Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A & Type-C ports
-Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: studio grade sound
-GAMING LAN with LAN Protect via Intel® I219-V Chipset
-Military Class 5 & Guard-Pro: high quality components
-In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, XBoost & Xsplit Gamecaster
|Form Factor||mini-ITX Form Factor|
|Dimensions (LxW)||170 x 170mm|