MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC For AMD Threadripper CPUs
Conquer the Battlefield!
With unlimited customization options, including LED lighting and other exclusive gaming features, MSI Performance Gaming motherboards offer the best possible gaming experiences for serious gamers. Add the sheer performance potential of multicore AMD Socket TR4 Threadripper CPUs with 64 PCIe 3.0 Lanes to this Gaming Motherboard and suddenly you have a real tactical advantage in online Virtual Battles.
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Real Next Gen Professional CPU and Motherboard Performance
Expect the lastest Computer Technologies at Consumer Level Prices
AMD's Multicore Threadripper CPUs along with matching X399 Chipset Motherboards offer an incredible leap forward for Workstations, High End Consumers and Serious Gamers who need and want true Professional level performance at reasonable prices so they can remain competitive.
Some of these new powerful features include 64x PCIe 3.0 lanes that can support up to 4x PCIE x16 Video Cards as well as Triple M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Card Slots, 8x Quad Channel DDR4 2666 Stock Clocked RAM Slots, USB 3.1 Type C Gen 2 / Lightning port and VR Certified Video and Audio subsections and components.
MSI X399 Gaming Pro Carbon AC Motherboard Lives For Video Cards
With a staggering 64 PCIe 3.0 Lanes, all Threadripper CPUS support up to 4 AMD or NVIDIA Video Cards in up to 4-way CrossFire or SLI configurations for ultimate Gaming on 4K UHD Monitors and beyond.
Here is how Video Cards configure on this Motherboard with up to 4 video cards:
- 4-Way Mode: x16 / x16 / x16 / x16
- 3-Way Mode: x16 / x16 / x16
- 2-Way Mode: x16 / x16
A more practical setup for many would be to use up to 3 Video Cards in SLI or Crossfire setups. That way, you also leave room to use all 3 M.2 NVMe PCIe 3.0 x4 Storage Card Slots.
Please refer to the user manual for PCIe 3.0 Lane Bandwidth Tables
- Supports AMD® RYZEN™ THREADRIPPER™ Series Socket TR4 CPUs
- Support 8 DIMMs of Quad Channel DDR4 2666 / 3600+ (OC)
- Designed for Extreme Performance: 10+3 power phase Digital Power
- MYSTIC LIGHT: 16.8 milliom colors / 17 effects controlled in one click
- MYSTIC LIGHT SYNC: supports optional RGB and RAINBOW LED strips
- 3D Printing Support: exchangeable cover and 3D X-MOUNTING screws
- Lightning Fast Game experience: 3x TURBO M.2 with M.2 Shield, LIGHTNING USB 3.1 GEN2
- VR READY and VR BOOST: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
- AUDIO BOOST 4 with NAHIMIC 2+ and Nahimic VR: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
- DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Fully isolated, shielded and optimized DDR4 PCB design to give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
- GAMING LAN and Wireless support, powered by Intel®: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
- MULTI-GPU w/ STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slots 64 PCIe Lanes support 4-Way NVIDIA SLI™ & 4-Way AMD Crossfire™ Gaming Platforms for incredible Multiple 4K UHD Gaming Monitor Setups
- WHQL certified for Windows® 10
- Clear CMOS & FLASHBACK+ Buttons
- Combo Lightning™ / USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Port
- BIOS FLASHBACK+
- Intel GAMING LAN
- Golden 3.5mm jacks with S/PDIF
- Mystic Light RGB Covers w/ Carbon
Up to 16.8 Million Colors w/ 17 effects
- Gaming heatsinks
for maximum cooling and performance
- DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
Optimized traces and isolated circuitry
- PCI-E Steel Armor
Protection against bending and EMI
- 3x Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield
NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4 Storage Cards
- Intel Wi-Fi card (not shown)
Dual band wireless up to 867 Mbps and Bluetooth 4.2
- Audio Boost 4 with amplifier
Optimized gaming audio + best components, with Nahimic 2+ and Nahimic VR
Personalize Your Gaming Rig
Customize and set up your own color scheme with MSI Mystic Light utility. Select the available colors from the palette to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second! You get total control of 16.8 Million Colors & 17 LED effects
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.
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.
Be the First on the Online 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.
- M.2 Shield Delivers Best SSD Performances
Cooling your NMVe SSD delays throttling which results in higher overall performance. Additionally, M.2 Shield protects your M.2 device and makes it look cool
- 3x TURBO M.2 PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe Card Slots
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards. Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s per device using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection
- XBOOST Your Storage Performance
This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost 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
- 8x SATA III Mass Storage Ports
MSI made sure each MSI motherboard comes with enough SATA ports to connect loads of HDDs for long term storage of large files and system backups
- Ultra-Fast Performance, Great Gaming Experience
All of the next gen storage connectors support NVMe, the fastest storage standard in the world. Simply put, MSI GAMING motherboards offer the best of the best in storage options & performance. Instantly load your favorite games and always be the first on the battlefield with MSI
VR: Immerse Yourself into Virtual Worlds
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
Sound that Pulls You into the Game
Get the most immersive sound experience when gaming. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most exciting gameplay.
Amplify Your Game with Audio Boost 4
Built on years of experience in building motherboards dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound. Audio Boost has developed into a high quality audio unit, offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Locate your enemies with your eyes closed using Audio Boost 4.
Nahimic: Sound that pushes the Limits of Reality
Nahimic Sound Technology has been famed for its quality and precision in projects undertaken by the Military and the Aeronautics Industry. Their experience in reflecting surround sound at the most immersive level allows you as a gamer to experience the next level in sound & gameplay. Unique features, including a sound tracker which visually shows where the enemies are making noise in game, truly allow you to get the upper hand on the battlefield.
Isolated Audio Design
Audio Boost operates like a dedicated soundcard by being physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal possible.
Separated audio layers for clean left & right channels
Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels.
Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off.
Next-gen High Definition Audio Processor
Audio Boost 4 is powered by an EMI-shielded High Definition audio processor with built-in DAC, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
- 120dB SNR w/ 32-bit samples
- Supports DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording (64x better than regular CD quality)
Dedicated Headphone amplifier that auto-detects impedance
The built-in dedicated headphone amplifier rewards audiophiles with headphones up to 600Ω impedance by delivering studio-grade sound quality from your gaming PC. Audio Boost 4 automatically detects the optimal impedance for your headphones and adjusts the output for the best sound quality.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors for a warmer sound
By dedicating golden audio capacitors to the front output, a high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. The Chemi-Con audio capacitors are widely considered to be one of the great choices for the best sound output.
3.5mm Gold Plated Connectors for optimal 7.1 sound quality
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with the least chance of distortion. Using gold also prevents any corrosion or oxidation in the long run, which could impact signal quality.
Unmatched memory performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Quad Channel Ram from 8 Memory Slots running up to DDR4-2666 stock clock, or up DDR4-3600+ overclocked significantly push past other Dual Channel and Triple Channel solutions at any speed.
Designed for Overclocking
Combining industries best components with MSI’s top notch R&D design, you can count on this motherboard to deliver world class performance. System tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights. Used technologies include a 10 + 3 Phase Dr. MOS Power Design, OC Tuning options and Load Line Calibrations.
Maximize your 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 Type-C and Type-A devices, delivering lightning-fast Gen 2 transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!
Software Apps to help you Win
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming.
Built on Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming and professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance motherboard.
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.
|CPU Support||Supports AMD® Ryzen™ ThreadRipper Processors on Socket TR4|
|Chipset||AMD® X399 Chipset|
|Memory||8x DIMM DDR4-2666 Stock clocked RAM, Unbuffered Memory, 128GB Max RAM (8x 16GB)
Supports Overclocked DDR4-3600+, 3466, 3333, 3200, 3066 & 2933MHz Non-ECC, Un-buffered RAMQuad Channel Memory Architecture Doubles Memory Bandwidth vs Dual Channel RAM at the same speed
|Integrated Graphics||AMD® Threadripper CPUs do not have Integrated Graphics|
|Expansion Slots||4x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots:
4-Way Graphics Card Mode: x16 / x16 / x16 / x16
3-Way Graphics Card Mode: x16 / x16 / x16
2-Way Graphics Card Mode: x16 / x16
2x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports up to 4 Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports up to 4 Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
|Storage||AMD® X399 Chipset:
8x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
3x M.2 NVMe PCIe x4 / SATA III card slots
|USB Ports||Back Panel USB Ports:
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-C port
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (10Gbps) Type-A port
8x USB 3.1 Gen1 (5Gbps) Type-A ports
2x 4x USB 2.0 (480Mbps) ports
Internal USB ports:
|LAN||1x Intel® I211 Gigabit LAN RJ45 port|
|Wi-Fi||Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 card:
Dual Band 802.11 a/b/g/n/ac up to 867Mbps
|Bluetooth®||Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265 card:
Dual Mode Bluetooth®: 4.2, 4.0, BLE, 3.0, 2.1+EDR & 2.1
|Audio||Realtek® ALC1220 Codec:
7.1 Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF output
|Back Panel I/O Ports||1x Clear CMOS button
1x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
1x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
2x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
1x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
8x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
1x LAN (RJ45) port
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
5x Gold Plated 3.5mm Audio jacks
1x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
|Internal I/O Connectors||1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1x 6-pin ATX 12V power connector
8x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x USB 2.0 connectors (for 4x USB 2.0 ports)
2x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (for 4x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
1x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1x 4-pin Water Pump connector
4x 4-pin system fan connectors
2x Front panel connectors
1x Front panel audio connector
2x RGB LED connector
1x TPM module connector
1x LED demo connector
1x Rest Button
1x Power Button
1x OC Button
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
1x clear CMOS header
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor: 304 x 243mm|