MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC - Intel 9th Gen Gaming Motherboard
PERFORM IN STYLEThe MSI Z390 PRO CARBON AC is an excellent ATX motherboard formed from the Intel Z390 chipset. Featuring heavy plated heat sinks and fierce looks with RGB lighting, MSI PERFORMANCE GAMING motherboards are packed with gaming features for a refined gaming experience. All that gaming tech is backed up by a reinforced structure and heavily tested components to ensure long-lasting, high-quality performance. The GAMING PRO CARBON AC features premium audio and networking, including Wi-Fi connectivity.
Please note: Z390 Motherboards are compatible with Intel 8th Gen 'Coffee Lake' and 9th Gen CPUs. Although these Intel Z390 Motherboards share the same socket as Intel's 200 & 100 Series Motherboards, they are electrically incompatible & will not work with 7th & 6th Gen Intel CPUs.
8th & 9th Gen IntelCompatible CPUs
Features on the MPG Z390 GAMING PRO CARBON AC
1 Pre-Installed I/O Shield 2 Intel Turbo USB 3.1 Gen2 3 Intel LAN 4 Intel Wireless / Bluetooth 5 Golden Audio Jacks
6 Gaming I/O cover with Mystic Light - Change up to 16.8 million colors & 17 LED effects
7 Front USB3.1 Gen2 Type-C - Reversible connector, easy to access
8 DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor - Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
9 Twin Turbo M.2 - NVMe support, up to 32 Gb/s using PCI-Express Gen3 x4, ready for Intel ® Optane™ memory
10 M.2 Shield Frozr - Thermal enhancement for M.2 devices for best performance
11 PCI-E Steel Armor - Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI
12 Audio Boost 4 with amplifier - Optimized gaming audio using best components
Personalize Your Gaming Rig with Mystic Light
MILLIONS OF MARVELOUS COLORS, GREAT SELECTION OF EFFECTSCustomize and set up your own color scheme with MSI Mystic Light utility. Select the available colors from the palette to match your system style. Bored of the same colors? Simply change the complete look of your system in 1 second! You are the artist to create your own unique gaming rig. Done selecting colors? Choose between several LED effects to really make your system come alive and enjoy your personalized design! With the convenience of Mystic Light Sync, you can control RGB LED solutions from other brands, such as CPU coolers, keyboards and mice or RGB system fans.
EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCEMSI's Mystic Light Extension pinheader provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller. By simply connecting any 12V RGB LED strip to the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header gamers can sync colors to any style they choose.
SMARTPHONE & PC CONTROLCreate your own colorful masterpiece with ease. The easy to use MYSTIC LIGHT APP is available on PC, phone and tablet. It offers remote control, simply using your smartphone or tablet. Make your PC look and feel brand new with any color you want with just a few clicks!
Experience Core Boost
FASTER AND UNDISTORTED CURRENT DELIVERYCore Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU. MSI Z390 motherboards are optimized to maximize the performance on the 9th Gen Intel ® Core™ processors. Choose MSI and unleash the full potential of your system through optimized PCB and power delivery design with load line calibration.
4K UltraHD with Multi GPU
GET MORE PERFORMANCEGaming enthusiasts are always looking for more performance to get the ultimate experience. Using multiple graphics cards is a great way to find out just how good it gets. MSI Gaming motherboards fully support multi GPU technologies and have optimal PCI-E slot placement for the best thermal performance. Supporting the latest display connectors for new technologies (OLED, HDR) and legacy connectors for beamers, MSI motherboards are designed to make life easier for any professional user.
Perform Tasks Instantly with Gaming Hotkey
TOTAL FREEDOM, MAXIMUM EASEGaming hotkey lets you simply assign functions to any key whether to launch your favorite games, load profiles or do real-time overclocking with the push of a single button. The possibilities are endless! Easily program your most-used commands and execute them with a single keystroke. You’re free to choose any key you want, so choose wisely. Launch your favorite games with a single button
Overclock Your System in One Second!
MSI GAME BOOSTNeed more power from your CPU and memory to get more FPS? MSI Game Boost enables one-second overclocking, giving you the performance boost you need. Simply turn the dial or use the Gaming App and your PC gets another adrenalin shot!
Extra Power for Extreme Overclocking
PUSH Y0UR SYSTEM TO THE LIMITS8+4 pin connectors delivering adequate power supply for multi-core CPU, unleash the ultimate performance with the most reliable motherboard for best gaming experience and extreme overclocking.
M.2 Sield FROZR
MAXIMIZE SSD PERFORMANCE, PREVENT SLOW DOWNSCooling your NVMe SSD delays throttling which results in higher overall performance. Part of the motherboards heatsink design which helps avoid SSD throttling by offering the best thermal protection. Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely quick loading of applications and data with MSI motherboards.
Pre-Installed I/0 Shield for easy Installation
EXTRA PROTECTION FOR YOUR PORTSFeaturing the pre-installed IO shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your IO ports also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
Low Latency Lets you Dominate the Game
INTEL ® WI-FI AC & BLUETOOTHGet ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience to prioritize game traffic over any other network traffic. Use your LAN port for online gaming while using WiFi for other online applications. The Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution uses smart MU-MIMO technology, delivering AC speeds up to 1.73Gbps.
Amplify your Game with Audio Boost 4
POWERED BY NAHIMICLike a dedicated sound card Audio Boost 4, powered by Nahimic, offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.
Unmatched Memory Performance
ADVANCED PERFORMANCE WITH DDR4 BOOSTMSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system's memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. The technical enhancements of DDR4 Boost allow for more stability at higher memory speeds compared to other brands. Enjoy the additional boost in operational performance or when working with large video and photography files. MSI conducts thorough memory testing with the most popular memory brands under extreme conditions to ensure your system runs stable no matter what.
Maximize Your USB Device Performance
LIGHTNING-FAST TRANSFER SPEEDS!Transfer lots of data, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!