MSI X299-A PRO Motherboard features
ATX, LGA2066 Socket, Intel X299 Chipset, 8 DIMM, PCI-E x 16, SATAIII, M.2 slot, U.2, RAID, LAN, USB, Aaudio ports, Support for Windows® 10 64-bit
MSI X299-A PRO, Intel, LGA 2066, Intel® Core™ X-series, LGA 2066, DDR4-SDRAM, DIMM
DIY FRIENDLY MSI motherboards been designed with tons of smart features for convenient setup and usage, such as pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location and multiple cooling solutions, so DIY users can pick and choose any gaming rig they want.
STAY COOL AND SUSTAIN PERFORMANCE Cooling is essential for a high performance PC to sustain intense workloads. X299 PRO series features a heavy duty heatsink on the MOSFETs for reliable processor power delivery. Numerous fan headers with full fan speed control lets builders tune their system cooling the way they like it.
CONTROL FANS IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically.
AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what.
OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit.
USER FRIENDLY DESIGN MSI motherboards feature tons of convenient and smart design for DIY users, countless system tuning and troubleshooting tools are at your disposal to push your system to new heights and satisfy even the most demanding tweaker. Makes it so easy to install your own motherboard without any issue.
MAXIMUM COMPATIBILITY Every MSI motherboards are certified by strict mechanic that feature convenient pin-header keep out zone, friendly SATA & USB location for compatibility with the widest range of components and devices, so DIY user can pick and choose the components they want. More than that, we offer a dedicated Qualified Vendor List (QVL) for the most critical part - memory. Combining with MSI DDR4 Boost technology, we provide the maximum compatibility even over clocking, so you confirm and choose any gaming rig as you want.
EXTREME STABILITY & COMPATIBILITY TESTING MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what. Our memory partners include brands like Corsair, Crucial, Kingston, G.Skill and many more to optimize memory modules and configurations.
APPS TO GREATLY IMPROVE EFFICIENCY With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your motherboard and achieve victory when gaming. Moreover, 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.
ENHANCED PERFORMANCE MSI motherboards featured all the latest solution for enthusiast gamers and prosumers. CPU and memory enhancement and fast storage and USB transfer speed are ready to be on the battlefield.
CPU High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable and delivers the best performance at all times.
MEMORY Optimized layout design and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance. You never have to worry about your system crashing during games with MSI DDR4 BOOST.
FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE MSI motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Start games faster, load levels faster and have a real advantage over your enemies.
OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. All MSI 300 Series motherboards are ready for Intel® Optane™ Memory.
STORAGE BOOST YOUR STORAGE PERFORMANCE This great little tool is very simple to use and automatically detects your storage devices connected to the system. When enabled, X-Boost optimizes your SSDs to keep your system fast and maximize storage performance, saving you a lot of time when loading or transferring data.
EASY RAID SETUP WITH M.2 GENIE Looking to go all out in terms of raw data speed and put multiple SSDs in RAID 0? Setting this up can prove to be quite the challenge. That's why we created M.2 Genie, a brilliant feature to make setting up RAID 0 for M.2 and U.2 much easier and less time consuming.
MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE Read and write your files over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s.
IN-STUDIO ADVANTAGE MSI motherboards provide the most fascinating in-studio advantages, designed to satisfy any professional workflow. Elevate your listening pleasure and network connection with MSI Audio & LAN. Enjoy extreme sound quality and uninterrupted online experience.
STABLE, SECURE & FAST NETWORKING Optimized for content creation, professional and multimedia use, a high quality network solution is equipped to get ready to serve you with 24/7 reliability and stability when transferring big data.
LOW LATENCY LAN POWERED BY INTEL This model comes equipped with a premium network solution from Intel®. The high quality Gigabit LAN networking component is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.
EXHILARATING AND INSPIRING Each MSI motherboard is built based on the specific topic in order to match different tastes and favors. Furthermore, MSI also adopts the modern style to design the heatsink through huge surface and sleek but simple cuts in order to make the heatsink and appearance looks ripped and powerful. Combined with neutral color, such as black, grey and silver, as the main background, MSI motherboard can perfect fit different RGB LED effects and strongly shows the gamers tunes.
LOYAL COMRADE With years of experience, MSI is no stranger to building high-performance motherboards. Our R&D and engineering teams have reviewed countless designs, evaluated a wide selection of high quality components, and developed products for reliability even under extreme conditions.