MSI 970 GAMING Socket AM3+ 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

  • £8499

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AMD 970 chipset

  • AM3+ Socket
  • 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
  • ATX Form Factor
  • MSI 970 GAMING Socket AM3+ 7.1-Channel HD Audio ATX Motherboard

    Supports AMD®FXTM/ Phenom II/ Athlon II and Sempron processors for the AM3/ AM3+ socket
    Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only
    Hyper Transport Bus
    HyperTransport 3.0 supporting speed up to 4.8GT/s


    AMD 970 and SB950 Chipset
    Main Memory
    4 x DDR3 memory slots supporting up to 32GB
    Supports DDR3 2133(OC)/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066 MHz
    Dual channel memory architecture


    2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots
    PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x16 speed
    PCI_E4 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x8 speed
    2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
    2 x PCI slots


    Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire
    Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology*
    Supports Windows 7 and Windows 8/ 8.1

    On-Board SATA

    AMD SB950 Chipset
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
    Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID5 and RAID 10


    AMD SB950 Chipset
    14x USB 2.0 ports (8 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
    VIA VL806 Chipset
    4 x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 3.0 connector)*
    These USB 3.0 ports do not support M-Flash recovery function


    Realtek ALC1150 Codec
    7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
    Supports S/PDIF output


    Killer E2205 Gigabit LAN controller*
    1 x LAN port on the backpanel
    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.

    Internal I/O Connectors

    1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
    1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
    6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
    3 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports)
    1 x USB 3.0 connector
    1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
    2 x 4-pin system fan connectors
    2 x 3-pin system fan connectors
    1 x Front panel audio connector
    2 x System panel connectors
    1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
    1 x TPM module connector
    1 x Serial port connector
    1 x S/PDIF-Out connector
    1 x Clear CMOS jumper
    1 x Slow mode booting switch

    Back Panel I/O Ports

    1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
    8 x USB 2.0 ports
    2 x USB 3.0 ports
    1 x Optical S/PDIF-Out connector
    1 x LAN (RJ45) port
    6 x OFC audio jacks


    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.


    12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.5 cm x 24.4 cm) ATX Form Factor


    9 mounting holes