MSI S1151 ATX Z170A Gaming PRO Carbon DDR4 Motherboard - Computer Alliance
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MSI S1151 ATX Z170A Gaming PRO Carbon DDR4 Motherboard, BONUS Steelseries Mouse Pad!

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Intel Socket 1151, Intel Z170 Express Chipset, 4 x DDR4 Slots, 3 x PCIe x16 (support x16/x0/x4 or x8/x8/x4 modes) slots, 4 x PCIe x1, 3-Way AMD Crossfire, 2-Way NVIDIA SLI, 1 x M.2 SATA and PCIe, 6 x SATA 6Gbps, 2 x USB 3.1 Type A, 6 x USB 3.0 (2 via backpanel, 4 via internal header), 8 x USB 2.0 (4 via back panel, 4 via internal header), RAID 0, 1, 5, 10, Gigabit LAN, DVI, HDMI, 7.1 channel audio with Optical Out, ATX Form Factor, BONUS SteelSeries 63004 QcK Gaming Mouse Pad PN 63004
Manufacturer PN: Z170A Gaming PRO Carbon
GTIN: 824142126349
Warranty: 3 Year
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Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer is used extensively the world of car racing, where each second counts. Besides its strength and futuristic look, carbon-fiber is also very light for ultimate performance to pursue track records. MSI GAMING motherboards are dedicated to ultimate performance and the best gaming experience. The CARBON motherboards black scheme combines flashiness with sophistication that is sure to make your pc stand out in looks and performance.

Customize and set up your own color scheme with Mystic Light. Select any of the colors from the palette to match your systems' design. The Mystic Light APP is available on PC, phone and tablet. Make your PC look & feel brand new with any color you want with Mystic Light!


Each game demands different skills, each gamer selects, customizes and levels their own gaming character. Why stop there? MSI Performance GAMING motherboards allow you to fully customize & personalize your gaming PC to any color you want while delivering top performance for a great gaming experience.

Unmatched memory performance and stability




With traditional memory design the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI introduces DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.

An added XMP LED highlights an active Extreme Memory Profile for the best memory speed and stability setting.

Dominate the game with lowest latency

Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI® GAMING LAN, featuring carefully selected components to ensure the best online gaming experience without lag.


Experience a more fluid game with Intel® i219 LAN. Intel® i219 LAN is designed to deliver high performance when gaming, delivering more throughput than other solutions.

Intel® i219 LAN is optimized for championship level online and LAN eSports by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. This way, your CPU can be used more effectively and you can enjoy more FPS when gaming.

Gaming optimized bandwith management

Dedicated to giving you the best online gaming experience with optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.


  • Automatically prioritizes games above other applications
  • Allows you to change applications' traffic priority
  • Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application


Overclock your system instantly and generate more FPS in games with 1 push of a button using Game Boost! You can also easily enable XMP using the XMP button in Click BIOS.


Gaming Hotkey enables more functionality using your own keyboard. Simply assign functions to any key and launch your favorite games, load overclocking profiles or do real-time overclocking with the push of a single button. The possibilities are endless!


Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!



  • 2X faster than USB 3.1 Gen1
  • 20X faster than USB 2.0
  • Up to 10Gbps data transfer bandwidth
  • Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals



Type-C with reversible design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen2 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.



• Supports 6th Gen Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors for Socket LGA1151


• Intel® Z170 Chipset

Main Memory

• 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
- Supports DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz*
• Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports ECC, un-buffered memory
- ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Please refer to Compatibility reports for more information of compatible memory.


• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4 or x8/x8/x4 modes)
• 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots

Onboard Graphics

• 1 x HDMI™ port, support a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz
- Support for HDMI™ 1.4 version.
• 1 x DVI-D port, support a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz


• Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
• Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology


Intel® Z170 Chipset
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports* (2 ports reserved for SATA Express port)
• 1 x M.2 Key M Socket supports type 2280/2260/2242 storage devices in both PCIE Gen3 x4 & SATA mode*
- Supports PCIe 3.0 x 4 and SATA 6Gb/s standards,4.2cm/ 6cm/ 8cm length M.2 SSD cards
- Supports PCIe 3.0 x 4 NVMe Mini-SAS SSD with Turbo U.2 Host Card**

• 1 x SATAe port (PCIe 3.0 x2)*/ ***
• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors

* SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing the M.2 module in M.2 slot.
** The Turbo U.2 Host Card is not included, please purchase separately
*** SATAe port is backward compatible with SATA. SATA and SATAe ports maximum support 6x SATAs or 1x SATAe + 4x SATAs.


• Intel® Z170 Chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices


ASMedia® ASM1142 Chipset
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports on the back panel

Intel® Z170 Chipset
- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors)
- 8 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)



• Realtek® ALC1150 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output


• 1 x Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN controller

Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors (2 ports reserved for SATA Express port)
- 1 x SATAe connector
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 2 x 4-pin CPU fan connectors
- 3 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x Front panel connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x TBT connector

Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse port
- 4 x USB 2.0 ports
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 ports 
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 1 x HDMI™ port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
- 5 x OFC audio jacks


• 1 x 128 Mb flash
• ACPI 5.0, PnP 1.0a, SM BIOS 2.8
• Multi-language


• 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm)
• ATX Form Factor


• 9 mounting holes