MSI announces the latest silver edition X99 and Z170 Enthusiast GAMING motherboards, the X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM and Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM. These motherboards are designed to deliver a great gaming experience as well as top level overclocking.
Besides this totally new design, the X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboard also comes packed with several new and unique MSI features such as Mystic Light extension RGB cable and pin header which allows gamers to decorate their gaming rig with additional RGB LED lights while taking control over the colors and LED effects through an easy to use application in the OS or even with a smartphone. Patented Turbo Socket is available with 2036 CPU pins to unlock better CPU and memory overclocking. For a reliable and fast wireless LAN or internet connection, Intel WIFI is included onboard the X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM.
Onboard Turbo U.2 is present to support the latest and greatest SSDs available in the market supporting NVMe with transfer speeds up to 2400 MB/s using a single drive. While Turbo M.2 is now protected by unique M.2 Steel Armor to offer better EMI-shielding and complementing the silver motherboard design, it now also supports SSD types up to 22110 providing PCI-E Gen3 x4 32Gb/s bandwidth with NVMe support as well. but instead of 1 Turbo M.2 slot, features 2x Turbo M.2 slots with Steel Armor, supporting NVMe SSDs. Using the unique and easy to use M.2 Genie option in Click BIOS 5 to enable RAID 0, this allows the user to reach even more insane SSD speeds. Besides featuring the latest technologies, the Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM also features a Steel Armor titanium backplate for better board strength while adding to the titanium look & feel.
DDR4 Boost is accompanied by DDR4 Steel Armor to ensure the best memory performance up to DDR4-3466 on X99 and DDR4-3866 on Z170. TITANIUM models are also support Game Boost with 8 gears up to 5GHz of one-second-overlocking! Want to push the limits and break world records? The new TITANIUM motherboards include great features to unlock more potential for extreme overclockers, such as OC Engine and new OC Optimizer for higher overclocking results and more convenience. Last but not least, the X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboard has been designed for optimal performance on next-generation Intel ‘Broadwell-E(P)’ processors.
Direct front USB Type-C is compatible with next generation PC chassis, perfect for the latest smartphones and great for next generation SSDs and other mobile storage devices. These devices require only the USB Type-C cable for both power and data transfer. MSI is the only motherboard brand to offer this future proof onboard solution, offering a more convenient use of these next generation consumer products.
One of the most eye-catching features of the Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM is the TITANIUM BACKPLATE. Besides looking indestructible, the TITANIUM armored backplate strengthens the board so you can use the biggest and heaviest graphics cards and CPU coolers available with a total load of up to 10 kg. At the same time, the stainless alloy plate protects the back of the motherboard against possible harm as well.