MSI B350 GAMING PRO CARBON Review & Specifications

MSI B350 GAMING PRO CARBON AM4 DDR4 HDMI USB 3.1 Type-C M.2 ATX

- MSI

Supports AMD® RYZEN Series processors and 7th Gen A-series / AthlonTM Processors for socket AM4
Supports DDR4-3200+(OC) Memory
DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
VR Ready and VR Boost: Best virtual reality game experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
Mystic Light and Mystic Light Sync: Control all LEDs in system with one click by GAMING APP or mobile devices
Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M.2, M.2 Shield, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
Audio Boost 4 with Nahimic 2: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
GAMING LAN with LAN Protect, powered by Intel® : The best online gaming experience with lowest latency and bandwidth management
Military Class 4, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
MULTI-GPU: With Steel Armor PCI-E slots. Supports AMD Crossfire™
In-Game Weapons: Game Boost, GAMING Hotkey, X-Boost, Xsplit Gamecaster
EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
Click BIOS 5: Award-winning BIOS with high resolution scalable font, favorites and search function
GAMING CERTIFIED: 24-hour on- and offline game and motherboard testing by eSports players
WHQL certified for Windows 10

Specs Overview

Model B350 GAMING PRO CARBON
Release Date March 2017
Series
Socket AM4
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD B350
Supported Memory DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Intel i211AT
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 1
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

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CPU

• Supports AMD® RYZEN series processors and 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors for Socket AM4
 


Chipset

• AMD® B350 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
- Supports DDR4 1866/ 2133/ 2400/ 2667(OC)/ 2933(OC)/ 3200(OC)+ Mhz *
• Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports non-ECC UDIMM memory
• Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode)
* 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors support up to 2400 MHz only. Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
 


Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot (PCI_E2)
- RYZEN series processors support x16 mode
- 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors support x8 mode
• 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCI_E4, supports x4 mode)*
• 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
* PCI_E4 slot will support PCIe 2.0 x1 when installing PCIe device in any PCIe x1 slot.
 

 
Onboard Graphics


• 1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz*
• 1 x HDMI™ 1.4 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz*
* Only support when using a 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processor.
* Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
- Only when all PCIe x1 slots are empty, this motherboard could support AMD® CrossFire™ technology.
 

Storage

• AMD® B350 Chipset
• 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (SATA1, SATA2)
- Supports RAID 0 and RAID1
• 1 x M.2 slot (Key M)
- Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 (RYZEN series processors) or PCIe 3.0 x2 (7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors) and SATA 6Gb/s 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
• ASMedia ASM 1061
- 2 x SATA 6Gb/s ports (SATA3, SATA4)
 


USB

• ASMedia® ASM2142 Chipset
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port on the back panel
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port on the back panel

• AMD® B350 Chipset
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports available through the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors
- 6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB 2.0 connectors)
• AMD® CPU
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x Intel® I211AT Gigabit LAN controller
 

 
Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
- 1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 4 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (support additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (support additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin water-pump-fan connector
- 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x 4-pin RGB LED strip connector
 

 
Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 1 x HDMI™ port
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
 


Dimension

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


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

 


B350 GAMING PRO CARBON back IO

  1. PS/2 GAMING Device Port
  2. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  3. Intel® Gigabit LAN Port
  4. Golden Audio Connectors
  5. USB 2.0 Ports
  6. DVI-D
  7. HDMI
  8. VR Ready USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  9. Golden USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A/C
  10. Optical S/PDIF-Out

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