Inspired from architectural design with the extended heatsink for having better thermal solution; high speed USB 3.2 Gen2 x2 solution, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost, Dual LAN with 1x 2.5G LAN, Twin Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr
- Supports Intel® Core™ X-series Processors 10000/9000/78xx(above)series for LGA2066 Socket
- Supports DDR4 Memory, 8 DIMMs, Quad Channel Max Frequency DDR4-4200+(OC)
- Lightning USB 20G: Powered by ASMedia ASM3242 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, offers the fastest USB speeds with stability
- Twin Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs
- Set Core Power Free: Core Boost, 2x8 pin CPU power connector, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost
- Extended Heatsink Design: MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed
- Dual LAN: Premium network solution included 1x 2.5G LAN for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection
- Audio Boost 4: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
- Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 3-Way SLI / Crossfire™
MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
Stay Cool and Sustain Performance
Cooling is essential for a high performance PC to sustain intense workloads. X299 PRO series features a heavy duty heatsink on the MOSFETs for reliable processor power delivery. Numerous fan headers with full fan speed control lets builders tune their system cooling the way they like it.
Larger Heatsink for More Cooling
Heatsinks on top of the power delivery circuits help to dissipate excessive heat. Extended heatsinks have even more surface area for more thermal dissipation.
Control Fans in BIOS and Software
MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you 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.
AutoDetect DC or PWM Mode with Hysteresis
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.
Optimized for Water Cooling
Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked 'keep-out-zone' allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
User Friendly Design
MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.
Keep Out Zone
MSI motherboards circuitry ensure the case standoff keep out zones are pure and clean, preventing any component contact or damage to the motherboard.
Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
Latest Processors Support
MSI X299 motherboards perfectly support latest Intel® Core™ X-series processors. Combining MSI Core Boost technology, you can release maximum performance no matter what CPU you use.
Extreme Stability & Compatibility Testing
MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules and configurations.
BIOS and Software
Apps to Greatly Improve Efficiency
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. Moreover, 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.
MSI Dragon Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities.
Optimized monitor's brightness and color in several modes for different situation, you can also customize by yourself.
Click BIOS 5
Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records!
MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.
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 and delivers the best performance at all times.
Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
Unmatched Memory Performance
Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. you never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.
Higher Memory Speed: DDR4 Boost 2
Besides optimized PCB design, MSI OC lab has also co-worked with world-known memory brands, pushing memory speed to a peak. MSI Z390 motherboards are going to free the these selected memories' performance with stability.
Easy Overclocking with XMP Profile
The XMP (Extreme Memory Profiles) in MSI BIOS are tested and certified by MSI OC lab. It is easy to enable with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability.
Fast and Future-ready Storage
MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
Optane: Boost Your HDD to Perform Like an SSD
PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. All MSI 300 Series motherboards are ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory.
Storage Boost 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, saving you a lot of time when loading or transferring data.
Easy RAID Setup with M.2 Genie
Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That's why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.
Maximize Your USB Device Performance
Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s.
Double Bandwidth with Lightning USB 3.2 Gen 2
Using multiple USB 3.2 devices has never been faster! Featuring the Lighting ASmedia 3142 USB 3.2 Gen2 controller, MSI motherboards offer never before seen USB speeds when connecting multiple USB devices at the same time. The Lightning USB connectors are covered with gold to ensure a bitter signal and performance.
Sound that Pulls You into the Game
Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, studio quality sound to create the most immersive sound experience.
Isolated Audio Design
EMI-shielded HD audio processors let you enjoy the purest sound quality in front and rear connectors.
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.
Stable, Secure & Fast Networking
Optimized for content creation, professional and multimedia use, a high quality network solution is equipped to get ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability and stability when transferring big data.
Maximum Data Transfer with 2.5G LAN
The new X299 PRO series features high-bandwidth and low-latency dual Ethernet networks for demanding creators and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
Low Latency LAN Powered by Intel®
This model comes equipped with a premium network solution from Intel®. The high quality Gigabit LAN networking component is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.
Exhilarating and Inspiring
Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.
Built on Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible professional experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, long-lasting and high performance motherboard.
Fortify Your System with PCI-E Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking.
Super Stable Gaming with the Highest Quality Components
MSI uses the high quality components , which is shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme conditions.
Ultimate Motherboard Protection
We've made sure you can enjoy your system endlessly. MSI motherboards feature Double ESD protection with double layer grounding around the motherboard mounting holes, preventing Electrostatic discharge (ESD) surges from damaging the motherboard.
Windows® 10 Certified
With MSI you benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows® 10. With a true dedication to performance, our R&D team has made sure everything works as intended when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI product.
- Operating System: Windows® 10, 64-bit
- Video Card: Requires at least one PCIe Video Card
|Make and Model||MSI X299 PRO ATX Motherboard|
|CPU Support||Supports Intel® Core™ X-series 10000/ 9000/ 78xx (above) processors for socket LGA2066
* See supported processors
|CPU Socket||LGA 2066|
|Memory||8 x DIMM, DDR4 4200+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800 (OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2933/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz ECC and non-ECC UDIMM, Un-buffered Memory, 256GB Max
Quad Channel Memory Architecture Design
Intel® X299 Chipset:
Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready4
|Expansion Slots||4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
(support x16/x8/x16/x8 mode with the 48-lane CPU)
(support x16/x4/x16/x8 mode with the 44-lane CPU)
(support x16/x4/x8/x0 mode with the 28-lane CPU)
|Multi-GPU Support||Supports 3-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
ASMedia® ASM3242 Chipset:
ASMedia® ASM3142 Chipset:
Intel® X299 Chipset:
|LAN||1 x Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN controller
1 x Realtek® RTL8125-CG 2.5G LAN controller
|Audio||1 x Realtek® ALC1220 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio CODEC
- Supports S/PDIF output
|Back Panel I/O||1 x USB 3.2 Gen2x2 20G Type-C port
4 x USB 3.2 Gen1 Type A ports
4 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x Gigabit LAN port
1 x 2.5G LAN port
1 x Optical S/PDIF out
5 x Audio jack(s)
1 x Clear CMOS button
1 x PS/2 keyboard/mouse port
|Internal I/O||1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
2 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connectors
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
2 x USB 3.2 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.2 Gen1 ports)
1 x USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C port
1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-pin Water Pump connector
4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
1 x Front panel audio connector
2 x System panel connectors
1 x TPM module connector
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x Virtual RAID on CPU connector
1 x Thunderbolt Add-on Card Connector
|Operating System||Supports Windows® 10 64-bit|
|Form Factor||ATX Form Factor|
|Dimensions||12" x 9.6" (30.5 x 24.4 cm)|
- MSI X299 PRO ATX Motherboard
- Accessory Kit
- User's Manual