MSI Teased Z270 “Tomahawk” Motherboard Featuring Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2 Ports

MSI second teaser of their upcoming Gaming Series Tomahawk socket LGA1151 Z270 chipset based motherboard. The “Tomahawk” branded motherboards will be a mid-range lineup. MSI claim that this board has Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2 ports achieving true 1000 MB/s with full 8 Gb/s bandwidth per port, which MSI is calling this the X-Boost. MSI using new ASMedia AS2142 controllers to drive this USB 3.1 ports.