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MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING SK1151,4*DR4,3*PCIEx16,3*PCIEx1,M.2 *INTEL*
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Part number: Z170A KRAIT GAMING Manufacturer: MSI
MSI Z170A KRAIT GAMING SK1151,4*DR4,3*PCIEx16,3*PCIEx1,M.2 *INTEL*
Please note: Kaby Lake processors will require you to update the BIOS of motherboards built prior to the Z270 standard. Items returned due to this issue will not be considered defective.
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    General Information
    Manufacturer
    Micro-Star International Co., Ltd
    Manufacturer Part Number
    Z170A KRAIT GAMING
    Manufacturer Website
    http://www.msicomputer.com
    Manufacturer Website Address
    http://www.msicomputer.com
    Brand Name
    MSI
    Product Model
    Z170A KRAIT GAMING
    Product Name
    Z170A KRAIT GAMING Desktop Motherboard
    Marketing Information
    • Supports 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
    • Supports DDR4-3600+(OC) Memory
    • DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
    • USB 3.1 Gen2 2X FASTER: USB 3.1 Gen2 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connection
    • Turbo M.2 32Gb/s + Turbo U.2 ready + USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A + SATA Express 10 Gb/s
    • GAMING LAN powered by Intel™: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency
    • LAN Protect: 15KV Anti-surge protection
    • Audio Boost 3: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality
    • Military Class 5: The latest evolution in high quality components featuring the brand new Titanium Chokes
    • Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency
    • MULTI-GPU with Steel Armor: Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports NVIDIA SLI™ & AMD Crossfire™
    • OBS Streaming software: Share your gaming achievements with the world!
    • Game Boost: Generate more FPS in games with 1 push of a button
    • EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
    • Overcurrent Protection:Prevent Unforeseen Damage
    • GAMING Hotkey: Launch your favorite games with a single button
    • Click BIOS 5: Award-winning brand new Click BIOS 5 with high resolution scalable font
    • SteelSeries Certified: Optimized for SteelSeries gaming gear
    • GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game testing by eSports players for the best gaming experience
    Product Type
    Desktop Motherboard
    Processor & Chipset
    Chipset Manufacturer
    Intel
    Chipset Model
    Z170
    Total Processor Support
    1
    Total Processor Supported
    1
    Processor Socket
    Socket H4 LGA-1151
    Processor Support
    Core i7
    Core i5
    Core i3
    Pentium
    Celeron
    Multi GPU Support
    SLI
    CrossFire
    Processor Supported
    Core i7
    Core i5
    Core i3
    Pentium
    Celeron
    64-bit Processing
    Yes
    Multi GPU Supported
    SLI
    CrossFire
    Memory
    Number of Memory Slots
    4
    Memory Form Factor
    DIMM
    Maximum Memory
    64 GB
    Memory Speed Supported
    3.20 GHz (O.C.)
    3 GHz (O.C.)
    2.80 GHz (O.C.)
    2.40 GHz
    2.13 GHz
    Memory Standard
    DDR4-3200/PC4-25600 (O.C.)
    DDR4-3000/PC4-24000 (O.C.)
    DDR4-2800/PC4-22400 (O.C.)
    DDR4-2400/PC4-19200
    DDR4-2133/PC4-17000
    Memory Technology
    DDR4 SDRAM
    I/O Controller
    Controller Type
    Serial ATA/600
    RAID Support
    Yes
    RAID Supported
    Yes
    Video
    Onboard Video
    CPU Dependent Video
    Graphics Controller Manufacturer
    Intel
    Audio
    Audio Channels
    7.1
    Sound Controller Manufacturer
    Realtek
    Sound Controller Model
    ALC1150
    Network & Communication
    Gigabit Ethernet
    Yes
    I/O Expansions
    Number of Total Expansion Slots
    7
    Total Number of PCI Express Slots
    6
    Number of PCI Express x1 Slots
    3
    PCI Express Standard
    PCI Express 3.0
    Number of PCI Express x16 Slots
    3
    Interfaces/Ports
    Number of eSATA Ports
    1
    eSATA
    Yes
    Total Number of USB Ports
    8
    Number of USB 3.0 Ports
    2
    Number of USB 3.1 Ports
    6
    S/PDIF
    Yes
    HDMI
    Yes
    DVI
    Yes
    Audio Line In
    Yes
    Audio Line Out
    Yes
    Microphone Port
    Yes
    Number of S/PDIF Out Ports
    1
    Number of HDMI Outputs
    1
    Number of DVI Outputs
    1
    Network (RJ-45)
    Yes
    Number of Network (RJ-45) Ports
    1
    PS/2 Port
    Yes
    Number of PS/2 Ports
    1
    Onboard Interfaces
    Number of SATA Interfaces
    6
    Number of M.2 Interfaces
    1
    Number of SATA Express Interfaces
    1
    Total Number of Onboard USB Ports
    6
    Number of Onboard USB 3.1 Ports
    2
    Number of Onboard USB 2.0 Ports
    4
    Onboard Audio Header
    Yes
    Power Description
    Power Supply Supported
    ATX12V
    Physical Characteristics
    Form Factor
    ATX
    Width
    12"
    12" (304.8 mm)
    Depth
    9.3"
    9.3" (235 mm)
    Miscellaneous
    Package Contents
    • Z170A KRAIT GAMING Desktop Motherboard
    • Cables and Connectors
    • Door-Hanger
    • GAMING Case Badge
    • Black GAMING I/O Shield
    • Cable Labels
    Warranty
    Standard Warranty
    3 Year
    Limited Warranty
    3 Year