MSI Reveal Impressive Range of AM4 Motherboards!
Peter Donnell / 4 years ago
MSI has already delivered one of the best AM4 motherboards on the market, with their award-winning X370 Titanium, but now they’re expanding the range to include more price ranges and configurations. The Titanium still sits in the top spot, but moving down for their flagship, you’ll find the new X370 Gaming Pro Carbon, which comes equipped with Intel WIFI AC, RGB lighting, MSI A-XMP feature, and more. Below that, the new X370 and B350 variants of the Gaming Plus, which features a more focused design to bring the cost down, but still has Audio Boost, Gaming LAN, Turbo M.2, Steel Armor, and more! Finally, the Krait editions come with that stunning black and white theme, a hydro dip paint coating, and also still back many great features that are sure to keep PC gamers happy.
Of course, since all these motherboards are X370 or B350, you’ll be able to access the overclocking features of all new Ryzen processors! No word on prices just yet, but we’ll update you as soon as we can. Check out the full details from MSI below:
X370 Gaming Pro Carbon AC
Truly exceptional by design, the X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC is sure to offer gamers unlimited options to customize gaming rigs in any way using RGB Mystic Light. Taking it one-step further, Mystic Light Sync is available through the Gaming App, to synchronize other brands’ RGB LED products. Simply control and change the colors and effects using a smartphone, tablet or windows PC. Supported products include popular brands cases, keyboards and other peripheral devices with RGB, which pass the Mystic Light Sync certification.
Powering the latest RYZEN CPUs the X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC now comes with an Intel WIFI AC card bundled in the box so gamers can use their MSI GAMING LAN port for online gaming while using WIFI for other online applications. This next-generation Intel Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution uses smart MU-MIMO technology, delivering AC speeds up to 433Mbps without any cable limitation. Audio Boost 4 is ready to give you the best audio experience with pinpoint accuracy when gaming. VR Boost provides the best VR gameplay experience with lower latency and reduces the possibility of motion sickness.
Also made available is the more price friendly B350 GAMING PRO CARBON that features all the goodness from the X370 GAMING PRO CARBON AC motherboard, such as Mystic Light RGB, M.2 Shield, GAMING I/O cover but on the B350 chipset and focuses solely on GAMING LAN for its networking.
X370 Gaming Plus and B350 Gaming Plus
Available in X370 and B350, the new X370 GAMING PLUS motherboard inherits its design from the traditional MSI GAMING Motherboards. Highlighted by the use of a traditional GAMING red & black look and feel in the heavy plated heatsinks and PCB printing, the new GAMING PLUS models are a testament to gaming. Featuring Audio Boost, GAMING LAN, Turbo M.2, Steel Armor and much more, the X370 GAMING PLUS and B350 GAMING PLUS motherboards are set to deliver a next level gaming experience.
B350 Krait Gaming
Inheriting the critically acclaimed KRAIT GAMING black and white DNA, the new B350 KRAIT GAMING comes with an even stronger emphasis on design. STEEL ARMOR PCI-E slots with Hydro Dip Paint coating, perfectly matches the unique black & white motherboard design. To top things off, KRAIT comes with matching black & white heatsinks and a GAMING IO cover all dressed in black. Besides its design, to satisfy gamers’ needs, the B350 KRAIT GAMING motherboard is built using MSI’s latest technologies with best performance and latest features. GAMING LAN delivers the best online gaming experience with lower latency and USB 3.1 Gen2 ensures the fastest transfer rates when connecting fast external storage devices. More performance-oriented gaming features KRAIT has to offer are: Turbo M.2, Audio Boost and DDR4 Boost.
MSI A-XMP – Convert XMP to Usable Memory Settings for Ryzen
MSI R&D engineers developed and enabled world’s first 1-second DDR4 performance and stability feature, A-XMP. By using A-XMP MSI AM4 motherboard owners can simply set their memory timings and speed to its optimal settings in a single click for the best performance and stability. A-XMP also enables support for higher rated DDR4 memory kits to work without any hassle. A-XMP is exclusively available on all MSI X370, B350 and A320 based motherboards.
Turbo M.2 and M.2 Shield
Turbo M.2 connectivity delivers PCI-E Gen3 x4 performance with transfer speeds up to 32 Gb/s using the latest SSDs. It also supports NVMe technology for an optimized storage experience. The M.2 thermal solution, M.2 Shield, ensures any NVMe based SSD delivers maximum performance and protects it at the same time.
VR Boost is a smart chip that ensures a clean and strong signal to a VR-optimized USB port located on the back, to reduce the risk of motion sickness caused by a bad signal. The VR Ready option in the MSI Gaming App primes your PC for VR use in just a single click, applying max. performance and preventing applications from impacting your VR experience.
Audio Boost with Nahimic 2
With Audio Boost, powered by Nahimic, MSI motherboards deliver the highest sound quality by using premium grade audio components and an isolated audio PCB. Adding an audio cover and golden audio connectors ensures the purest audio signal.
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN, featuring carefully selected components to ensure the best online gaming experience without lag. With optimized traffic prioritization and low latency, MSI GAMING LAN Manager automatically identifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.