The MSI Z270 Gaming M3 motherboard features an ATX form factor to offer two PCIe 3.0 x16 and four PCIe 3.0 x1 slots. You can create a gaming system with optional dedicated graphics cards installed in these available PCIe 3.0 x16 slots and link them with AMD Crossfire technology. For everyday builds, the motherboard can deliver detailed visuals through the HDMI and DVI-D outputs by utilizing integrated Intel graphics. To complete the multimedia experience, a Realtek ALC1220 audio codec chipset is on board for immersing you in 7.1-channel sounds. Aside from audio, the Gaming M3 is outfitted with two USB 2.0 and four USB 3.0 ports as well as a Gigabit Ethernet port for networking.
Intel Z270 Chipset
The Z270 chipset is designed to support Intel's 6th and 7th-generation of processors.
Intel LGA1151 Socket
This motherboard supports Intel Core i7/i5/i3/Pentium/Celeron processors in the LGA1151 package. These processors come with integrated graphics, memory, and PCI-Express controllers to deliver onboard graphics, dual-channel DDR4 memory support, and PCI Express 3.0 lanes for graphics performance.
- Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
- Supports DDR4-3800+(OC) Memory
- DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
- VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
- Mystic Light Sync: Synchronize other RGB solutions with your gaming rig and control all LEDs in one click
- Twin Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor. Intel Optane Memory Ready, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
- Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
- GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Killer™: The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
- Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
- MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slot. Supports AMD Crossfire™
- In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
- EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
- Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
- GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players