MSI Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX

MX68578 Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX
MX68578 Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX MX68578 Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX MX68578 Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX MX68578 Z370 GAMING M5 w/ DDR4-2666, 7.1 Audio, Dual M.2, Killer GB LAN, SLI / 3-Way CrossfireX

Product Info

MSI Z370 GAMING M5: For 8th Gen Intel® Coffee Lake CPUs

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This MSI Z370 GAMING M5 enthusiast motherboard is ready to run Dual Video Cards for enhanced frame rates on higher resolution WQHD and 4K UHD Computer Monitors and Projectors as well as the popular VR Headsets.

With a unique look and feel, packed with exclusive gaming features, MSI ENTHUSIAST GAMING motherboards offer the best possible gaming experience.

Take Advantage of the Power of Intel® 8th Gen Coffee Lake CPUs

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MSI Motherboards Are Your Tactical Advantage
This MSI Z370 GAMING M5 Motherboard along with a compatible Intel® 8th Gen Coffee Lake Processor goes farther, faster than previous Consumer level Intel® CPUs and Chipsets ever could.

The latest 8th Gen Intel Coffee Lake Processors for the Z370 Chipset come with enhanced clock rates, improved memory caching and increased per core IPC ratings to give you the best possible performances.

Serious Performance For Work and Play
This MSI Motherboard has dual PCIe 3.0 x16 video card slots for two high end Video Cards, back up by more advanced features and connectivity options to support all the processor and video card performance you can handle!

Features

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  • Supports the latest 8th Gen Intel® Core™ Coffee Lake Processors
  • Dual Channel Unbuffered DDR4-2666 RAM, 64GB Maximum (4x 16GB)
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4000+(OC) MHz
  • Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
  • USB 3.1 Gen 2 (10Gbps) Type-A and Type-C ports
  • Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync: Personalize your PC with 16.8 million colors / 17 effects controlled in one click with the Mystic Light APP or a mobile device
  • Twin Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield V2: Onboard M.2 thermal solution to keep M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run cooler & faster
  • Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2: Powered by the ASMedia ASM3142 USB 3.1 Gen2 controller, Lightning USB offers the fastest USB speeds at lowest power usage
  • Audio Boost 4: Isolated audio with a high quality audio processor & Nahimic 2+ for the most immersive gaming experience
  • Killer LAN: Get ready for the lowest latency with Killer's exclusive network management to prioritize game traffic over any other network traffic
  • DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor: Fully isolated and shielded DIMM slots to protect DDR4 modules and delivers pure data signals for best gaming and overclocking.
  • GAMING LAN and Wireless support, powered by Intel®: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
  • MULTI-GPU: Supports NVIDIA SLI™ and AMD CrossFire™ with optimal slot placement for the best airflow.
  • VR Ready: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness.
  • In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, WTFast
  • 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

I/O Ports

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Compatibility

Operating System Support:

Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit.

Processor Support:

This MSI Motherboard supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ "Coffee Lake" Processors. This Motherboard initially supports these Intel® Core™ processors, with more to follow:

  • i7-8700K
  • i7-8700
  • i5-8600K
  • i5-8400
  • i3-8350K
  • i3-8100

Specifications

CPU Support Supports select 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i7, i5 and i3, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors in the LGA 1151 package
Chipset Intel® Z370 Chipset
   
Memory Runs up to 4x DIMM DDR4-2666
Supports DDR4 4000+(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) /2800(OC)/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133 MHz Stock Clocked
Unbuffered RAM, 64GB Max (4x 16GB)

Supports Overclocked Ram up to DDR4-4000

Supports Intel® XMP Certified RAM
Dual Channel Memory Architecture Design
   
Integrated Graphics Requires Intel® Processor with Integrated Graphics Chip:
1 x HDMI™ port
(supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz)
1 x DisplayPort port
(supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2304@24Hz, 3840x2160@60Hz, 1920x1200@60Hz)
   
Storage Intel® Z370 Chipset:
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)

Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices

All M.2 Slots support Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready

Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1 for M.2 PCIe storage devices

   
Expansion Slots 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4 modes)
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
Multi-GPU Support Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
   
USB Ports

ASMedia® ASM3142 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® Z370 Chipset:
6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
7 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (3 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)

   
Wirsless LAN & Bluetooth N/A
LAN 1 x Killer™ E2500 Gigabit LAN controller
   
Audio Realtek® ALC1220 codec:
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
   
Back Panel I/O Ports 1 x PS/2 mouse & keyboard combo port
3 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x DisplayPort
1 x HDMI™ port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
1 x LAN (RJ45) port
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
5 x OFC audio jacks
   
Internal I/O 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2 x M.2 slots
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
1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
1 x LED power input connector
   
Operating System Requires Windows® 10, 64 bit
   
Form Factor ATX
   
Dimension 12" x 9.6" (30.5 x 24.4 cm)