Welcome Stranger to OCC!Login | Register

MSI Z97 Gaming 7 Review

   -   
» Discuss this article (0)

Lowest Prices

MSI Z97 Gaming 7 Specifications:

CPU
Supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel® Core™ Processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® Processors for Socket LGA1150
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.
Chipset
Intel® Z97 Express Chipset
Main Memory
Support four DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866*/2000*/2133*/2200*/2400*/2600*/2666*/2800*/3000*/3100*/3200*/3300*(*OC) MHz DRAM, 32GB Max
- Dual channel memory architecture
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
- Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
Slots
3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, (support x16, x8/x8, x8/x4/x4 modes)
4 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
On-Board SATA
Intel Z97 Express Chipset
- 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports (SATA1~6)
- 1x M.2 port*
- M.2 port supports M.2 SATA 6Gb/s module
- M.2 port supports M.2 PCIe module up to 10Gb/s speed**
- M.2 port supports 4.2cm/ 6cm/ 8cm length module
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10***
- Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology and Intel® Smart Connect Technology****
 
• ASMedia ASM1061 Chipset
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (SATA7~8)
 
* The SATA5 and SATA6 ports will be unavailable when installing a module in the M.2 port.
** M.2 PCIe interface only supports UEFI option ROM, NOT support legacy option ROM.
*** M.2 PCIe interface does not support RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10.
**** Supports Intel Core processors on Windows 7 and Windows 8/ 8.1
USB
Intel Z97 Express Chipset
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 3.0 connectors)
- 6 x USB 2.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors*)
 
• ASMedia ASM1074 Chipset
- 4 x USB 3.0 ports on the back panel
 
• ASMedia ASM1042 chipset
- 2 x USB 3.0 ports on the back panel
* Internal JUSB1 connector supports MSI Super Charger.
Audio
Realtek® ALC1150 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
LAN
1x Killer E2205 Gigabit LAN controller*
* The Killer Network Manager is only available for Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1 currently. The supported drivers for other operating systems would be available on the website if provided by vendor.
Multi-GPU
Supports 3-Way AMD CrossFire™ Technology*
• Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
* Supports Windows 7 and Windows 8/8.1.
Internal I/O Connectors
- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 1 x M.2 port
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
- 2 x 4-pin CPU fan connectors
- 3 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 1 x Direct audio power connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 9 x V-Check connectors
- 1 x Power button
- 1 x Reset button
- 1 x OC Genie button
- 1 x Multi-BIOS switch
- 1 x Audio power switch
- 1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 2 x USB 2.0 ports
- 8 x USB 3.0 ports
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
- 6 x OFC audio jacks
- 2 x HDMI port, supporting a maximum resolution of [email protected]/ [email protected]/ [email protected]/[email protected]
- 1 x DisplayPort, supporting a maximum resolution of [email protected]/ [email protected]/ [email protected]/[email protected]
Video
This platform supports dual-display function
BIOS
The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.
Dimension
12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) ATX Form Factor
9 mounting holes.

 

MSI Z97 Gaming 7 Features:

  • Supports 4th and 5th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
  • Supports DDR3-3300(OC) Memory
  • M.2 + USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
  • Audio Boost 2: Reward Your Ears with True Quality
  • Killer Ethernet: Kill Your Lag
  • USB Audio Power: Surve Stable 5V Power & Better Signal Transmission over USB
  • XSplit Gamecaster: Show off Your Skills and Achievements
  • Guard-Pro: Improved Protection and Power Efficiency 
  • OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
  • Gaming App: Boost Your Frame Rate
  • Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
  • Multi-GPU: NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFire Support
  • Sound Blaster Cinema 2: Realistic Surround Sound Experience
  • Gaming Device Port: Optimized with Triple Gold-plating for High Polling Rate Gaming Devices

 

 

 

 

All information Courtesy of MSI @ //us.msi.com/product/mb/Z97_GAMING_7.html#overview




Related Products
Random Pic
© 2001-2017 Overclockers Club ® Privacy Policy
Elapsed: 0.1146721840   (xlweb1)