MSI X99A GAMING PRO CARBON Price & Specs in Malaysia April, 2020



Release Date in Malaysia
ModelX99A Gaming Pro Carbon
DateMay 2016
Processor manufacturerIntel
Processor socketLGA 2011-v3
Compatible processor seriesIntel Core i7
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Number of memory slots8
Memory slots typeDIMM
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2200,2400,2600,2666,2800,2933,3000,3200,3333,3400,3466 MHz
Maximum internal memory128 GB
Memory channelsQuad
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth244 mm
Ethernet LANYes
Ethernet interface typeGigabit Ethernet
LAN controllerIntel I218V
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors2
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) connectors2
Number of SATA III connectors10
Number of SATA Express ports1
Front panel audio connectorYes
ATX Power connector (24-pin)Yes
CPU fan connectorYes
Chassis intrusion connectorYes
TPM connectorYes
Rear panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity4
USB 3.2 Gen 1 (3.1 Gen 1) Type-A ports quantity4
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity1
USB 3.2 Gen 2 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-C ports quantity1
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
PS/2 ports quantity1
S/PDIF out portYes
Storage controllers
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2,Serial ATA III
RAID levels0,1,5,10
Clear CMOS jumperYes
Clear CMOS buttonYes
Parallel processing technology support3-Way CrossFireX,3-Way SLI
DirectX version12.0
Component forPC
Motherboard form factorATX
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel® X99
Audio output channels7.1 channels
Audio chipRealtek ALC1150
Power source typeATX
Number of mounting holes9

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Black-only aesthetics with Mystic Light for color, Support for XMP profiles of up to 3466 MHz, Excellent audio, Intel LAN controller, Overclocks well, Well-designed and ready to be the base of a high-end gaming system
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