MSI Unleashes High-End X299 Motherboards at Computex 2017

MSI is proud to unleash a complete line-up of next generation high-end X299 motherboards during COMPUTEX 2017. With the inclusion of the most popular models from MSI’s Enthusiast, Performance and Arsenal GAMING Series there is a gaming motherboard available for any type of gamer, PC enthusiast, or case modder. Also, content creators and professionals have a great, feature packed option ready to assist them with to the addition of the MSI X299 SLI PLUS motherboard.

Want the ultimate gaming motherboard? With the new X299 GAMING M7 ACK , MSI is unleashing the popular GAMING M Series motherboards on the new X299 platform. Designed for gamers and PC enthusiasts who love performance, the new GAMING M7 is nothing short of spectacular. Featuring a 10 phase DigitALL premium power design with Loadline Calibration and MSI’s Turbo Socket, even the most demanding overclockers are challenged to push the new M7 to its limits.

Besides top-level performance, MSI also introduces new unique features to its gaming platforms. The M.2 Shield FROZR is MSI’s new built-in M.2 thermal solution. These two M.2 Shield heatsinks are connected to the motherboards’ PCH heatsink which features its same thickness and robustness as well as great cooling capabilities. With M.2 Shield FROZR you never have to worry about your PCI-Express based M.2 SSD to start throttling, lowering down performance.

Amplify your game with Audio Boost 4 PRO. Two dedicated HD audio processors with dedicated amplifiers allow you to use headphones and speakers at the same time, with great sound quality guaranteed. Next to that, Killer Double Shot PRO allows the 2x Killer E2500 Ethernet connectors and the Killer 1535 Wi-Fi adapter to work together for the ultimate high-speed network connection for optimal online gameplay. Simply force other applications to use internet resources through WIFI, while enjoying pure, low latency online gaming over LAN.

The new GAMING M7 wouldn’t be complete without customization options. Serving PC enthusiasts and modders around the world, MYSTIC LIGHT RGB is present on the M7’s heatsinks and covers. With 16.8 million colors and 17 LED effects to be completely customized, there’s more personalization to be enjoyed. Including 3D X-Mounting screws for modding, the GAMING M7 is ready for anyone’s custom 3D printed covers, SLI bridges and other accessories to further build a dream PC.

With unlimited customization options and packed with exclusive gaming features, the renowned GAMING PRO CARBON is ready to astonish once again at COMPUTEX. As world’s first motherboard with fully exchangeable heatsink covers and X-Mounting accessories to support 3D printing and modding, combined with the latest generation MYSTIC LIGHT RGB LEDs, the X299 GAMING PRO CARBON AC is any modders’ dream!

With a 10 phase DigitALL premium power design, together with Loadline Calibration and the adoption of Turbo Socket combined with high class TITANIUM Chokes 2, you will find all the performance you need and more. Just activate the one-second Game boost function and performance raises to the next level without breaking a sweat. Furthermore, with the addition of 2x M.2 Shield v2, any fast PCI-Express SSD is sure to deliver maximum performance by keeping it cool, preventing throttling. With Turbo M.2 and Turbo U.2, simply connect any of the latest generation NVMe based SSDs with ease, providing you a lighting fast storage transfer experience.

Built on the iF award winning design of the original TOMAHAWK, the new X299 TOMAHAWK perfectly illustrates the evolution of the next generation of high-end MSI motherboards. Inspired by battle tanks, X299 TOMAHAWK shows its strength through stainless steel on the heatsinks, combined with a Steel Armor design makes the new X299 TOMAHAWK unbreakable in any gaming session.

Unique in this segment is the addition of the patent pending M.2 Shield FROZR. Decrease the temperature of your M.2 SSD and increase the lifespan so you never have to worry about your fast PCI-Express based M.2 SSD to start throttling, lowering down performance. Not to mention Turbo U.2 with Steel armor, front USB type C to maximize your systems data transfer performance through any type of connection. MSI’s exclusive VR boost and VR readiness brings amazing performance when enjoying a game in VR, AR and MR. Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2 delivers next level sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components, providing the most immersive sound experience when gaming. Need a new powerful heart for your gaming rig? X299 TOMAHAWK is ready to conquer any game.

Engineered to gratify even the most demanding professional, the X299 SLI PLUS is designed to deliver great efficiency over longer periods. Built on the popular legacy of the X99A SLI PLUS motherboard, the next generation SLI PLUS features premium power phases and uses Military Class VI components, to make this is the strongest SLI PLUS MSI has ever built.

The X299 SLI PLUS adopts premium Dual Intel LAN, optimized for maximum transfer speeds by reducing CPU overhead and offering exceptionally high TCP and UDP throughput. Featuring 15KV protection, the X299 SLI PLUS also shields your network from lightning strikes and static electricity. Combining MSI exclusive System Saver design, users will never have to worry about a system issue. Simply use one of the System Saver’s options to guarantee a successful boot up. For maximum data transfer performance and latest generation SSD support, the X299 SLI PLUS adopts the latest Turbo U.2 and Twin Turbo M.2 with Steel Armor. For the best DDR4 memory compatibility and stability, DDR4 boost with Steel Armor is included. The X299 SLI PLUS motherboard will make anyone’s professional life easier with super stable, reliable and long-lasting top performance.



Speed, latest technologies and convenience are the pillars of the new MSI X299 motherboards. MSI is the first motherboard brand to feature the new ASMedia ASM3142 USB 3.1 controller on its motherboards. With significant improvement on performance and energy efficiency the ASMedia ASM3142 controller is fitted to all MSI X299 motherboards. This allowed us to upgrade the Front USB 3.1 Type-C connector from Gen1 to Gen2, for maximum performance. For the best performance and compatibility, MSI worked closely with several major case manufacturers like BitFenix, Corsair, In Win and Phanteks for thorough product testing, to make sure their new chassis’ featuring front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C are 100% compatible with any MSI X299 motherboard.


Most MSI X299 series motherboards come with customizable RGB LED on the heatsinks and PCB. For those who want a complete black motherboard, simply switch the LEDs off.