|Components > Motherboards > MSI Z270 GAMING M3|
PERSONALIZ YOUR GAMING RIG
Customize and set up your own color scheme with RGB Mystic Light Sync. Select any of the colors from the palette using your smartphone or the MSI Gaming App to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second !
STAYCOOL 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.
User-friendly ,easy-to-use application
Launch your favorite game with a single button
BE THE FIRST ON THE 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.
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.
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.
Nahimic: sound that pushes the limits of reality
Nahimic Sound Technology has been famed for its quality and precision . 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.
Dedicated Headphone amplifier
The built-in dedicated headphone amplifier rewards using high quality headphones with up to 600Ω impedance with studio-grade sound quality from your gaming PC. Audio Boost automatically detects the optimal impedance for your headphones and adjusts the output for the best sound quality.
DOMINATE THE GAME WITH THE LOWEST LATENCY
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
DESIGNED FOR LIMITLESS TUNING
Founded on experience and with a long history of creating the best performing motherboards packed with smart features, you can count on this motherboard to deliver the best performance under the most extreme conditions. Countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker.
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 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 5Gb/s !
QUALITY & PROTECTION
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.
|Supports 6th/7th Gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151|
|Intel Z270 Chipset|
|* 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB|
|- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz|
|- 6th Gen processors support DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133 MHz|
|* Dual channel memory architecture|
|* Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)|
|* Intel® Z270 Chipset|
|* 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports|
|* 2x M.2 slots (Key M)|
|- Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s|
|- Support PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD with Turbo U.2 Host|
Card** - M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
|- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices|
|- Intel Optane™ Memory Ready for all M.2 slots|
|* Supports Intel Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors (optional)|
|Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology|
|* 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (supports x16/x4 mode)|
|* 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots|
|* Realtek® ALC1220 Codec|
|- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio|
|- Supports S/PDIF output|
|* ASMedia® ASM2142 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® Z270 Chipset|
|- 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connector)|
|6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connector)|
|1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port|
|2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports|
|1 x DVI-D port|
|1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port|
|1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port|
|4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports (optional)|
|1 x HDMI port|
|1 x LAN (RJ45) port|
|5 x OFC audio jacks|
|1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector|
|1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector|
|1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector|
|6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors|
|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 LED connector|
|1 x TPM module connector|
|1 x Chassis Intrusion connector|
|1 x Serial connector|
|1 x Clear CMOS jumper|