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Pictured: MSI gaming motherboards out in force

Pictured: MSI's 4-way SLI/CF capable motherboard with three network cards and more running on the X99A and Z170 platform - still no AMD in sight
By: Chris Smith | Motherboards News | Posted: Jun 3, 2015 11:23 pm

Computex 2015 - The red MSI dragon has a strong showing this year in Taipei, seeing motherboards on display across the X99 and Z170A models.

 

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First up is the X99A GODLIKE GAMING motherboard, featuring support for Intel Core i7 LGA 2011-3 socket processors, eight RAM bays supporting Quad-Channel DDR4 RAM at 3300MHz (overclocked) up to 128GB total, five PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots supporting 4-way SLI or Crossfire, one M.2 SATA port (32G/bs) ten SATA ports (6G/bs) and two Killer Gigabit LAN cards coupled with one Killer Wi-Fi module. For the audio lovers there is also added support for a 6.3mm Hi-Fi audio jack.

 

The other X99 motherboard on display is the X99A GAMING 9 ACK, sporting similar features but with the addition of two USB 3.1 ports and one less Killer LAN card. This model motherboard also took home a BC award thanks to its cool looking design.

 

As for Z170, MSI has on offer the Z170A-G45 GAMING model, sporting support for Intel's Z170 Express processors, four RAM bays housing Dual-Channel DDR4-3300 MHz (overclocked) RAM, three PCI-E 3.0 x16 slots, support for 2-way and 3-way SLI or Crossfire, two M.2 Sata (32G/bs) and six SATA (6G/bs) ports, plus two USB 3.1 ports, six USB 3.0 ports and a single Killer Gigabit NIC.

 

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