MSI recently announced a new X99 motherboard called – the MSI X99A GAMING Pro Carbon. The new X99A GAMING Pro Carbon is a high end desktop motherboard geared towards enthusiasts and PC gamers (obviously); featuring an all-black finish with Carbon like accents and some RGB LED lighting effects (called Mystic Light). The X99A GAMING Pro Carbon also supports the latest Intel Core i7 processors for LGA 2011-3 including the newly released Broadwell-E processors. MSI also included some of the latest storage connectivity options like M.2, U.2, Type-C and more. Check out more details from the official news below.
MSI X99A GAMING Pro Carbon Motherboard Features
MSI is proud to announce the latest X99 Performance GAMING motherboard, the X99A GAMING PRO CARBON, world’s first motherboard offering front USB 3.1 Type-C. This new motherboard has been built from the ground up and has a completely new design for its heavy plated heatsinks and covers, based on the latest CARBON look & feel. Besides this totally new design, the X99A GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard also comes packed with several new and unique MSI features such as new Mystic Light with smartphone control over WIFI including a Mystic Light extension RGB cable and pin header.
Onboard Turbo U.2 is present to support the latest and greatest SSDs available in the market supporting NVMe. DDR4 Boost is accompanied by DDR4 Steel Armor to ensure the best memory performance. The X99A GAMING PRO CARBON is the first X99 model featuring Game Boost with 8 gears up to 5 GHz of one-second-overlocking! Last but not least, this model has been designed and optimized for next-generation Intel “Broadwell-E(P)” processors. So whether looking for extreme performance or endless customization, the new X99A GAMING PRO CARBON is sure to deliver.
World’s first motherboard offering front USB 3.1 Type-C
Direct USB Type-C is compatible with next generation PC chassis, perfect for the latest smartphones and great for next generation mobile storage devices, the X99A GAMING PRO CARBON is world’s first motherboard to feature front USB 3.1 Type-C.
Perfect for gamers who love customization and demand great performance
One of the features of the X99A GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard is its Mystic Light RGB LED feature, supporting up to 16.8 million colors and 17 LED effects to style your rig in any way possible. You can now even do it simply through WIFI by using your smartphone as you skip through all the colors.
Mystic Light Extension, dedicated pin header for 4-pin RGB-strip & lighting control, extends your style to everything.
Game changing sound experience with Audio Boost 3 featuring Nahimic
Enjoy the best and purest sound through Audio Boost 3. Audio Boost 3 comes with a selection of best audio components to deliver a studio-grade sound experience, onboard! This high-end dedicated onboard sound card delivers game changing sound quality. Nahimic places your user experience right at the heart of their software, offering you highly sought-after gaming benefits: Virtual Sound, Voice Leveler, Bass Boost, Noise Gate & Reduction and HD Audio Recorder. Audio Boost 3 with Nahimic makes sure you dominate the battlefield through crystal clear sound and pin-point precision. Sound tracker let you dominate enemies in every game and Audio Launchpad make you interact easily with your audience when streaming awesome gameplay.
Take advantage from next-gen storage solutions
Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI GAMING motherboards. MSI offers a whole new generation of high speed storage support through onboard Turbo M.2 and now also onboard Turbo U.2, transfer data through a PCI Express 3.0 x4 interface up to 32 Gb/s, making it 5x faster than SATA 3.0 solutions. By offering this wide variety of storage solutions the X99A GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard supports the latest and greatest high performance SSDs such as the new Intel 750 series with support for NVMe. USB 3.1 Gen2 is 2x faster than USB 3.0 and as a result of innovative engineering the X99A GAMING PRO motherboard offers both a USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type-A and Type-C interface for the most convenient and fast mobile storage solutions. The X99A GAMING PRO CARBON is ready to satisfy even the most demanding gamer and power user.