MSI B350 KRAIT GAMING Review & Specs

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

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

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  • Supports AMD® RYZEN Series processors and 7th Gen A-series / Athlon™ Processors for socket AM4
  • Supports DDR4-3200+(OC) Memory
  • DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
  • VR Ready: Best virtual reality game experience without latency
  • Lightning Fast Game experience: Turbo M.2, Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2
  • Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience
  • GAMING LAN with LAN Protect: 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™
  • Mystic Light Sync: Synchronize other RGB solutions with your gaming rig and control all LEDs in one click
  • 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 KRAIT GAMING
Release Date March 2017

* First availability for purchase, it may not correspond to the actual market launch date.

Series
Socket AM4
Form factor ATX
Chipset AMD B350
Supported Memory DDR4:
1866Mhz 2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2933Mhz 3200Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** RAM support may also depend on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC892
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels
LAN Chipset Realtek 8111H
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Wireless LAN
PCI-Express x16 Slots 2
PCI-Express x4 Slots 0
PCI-Express x1 Slots 3
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 4
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 1
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB
Onboard USB 2.0 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 1 2
Onboard USB 3.2 Gen 2 0


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)
* Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory. 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon ™ processors support a maximum of 2400 MHz.
 


Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (PCIE_2)
- RYZEN series processors support x16, x8 mode
- 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors support x8 mode

• 1 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slot (PCIE_4, supports x4 mode)*
• 3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
* PCI_E4 slot will be PCIe 2.0 x1 when installing device in any PCIe x1 slot.
 

 
Onboard Graphics


• 1 DVI-D port, supporting a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz, 1600x1200@60Hz*
• 1 HDMI™ 1.4 port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@24Hz*
* Only support when using a 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors
* Maximum shared memory of 2048 MB

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
- RYZEN series processors support x16/x4 mode
- 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors support x8/x4 mode


 

Storage

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

ASMedia® ASM1061
• 2x 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 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 connectors)

• AMD® CPU
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on the back panel
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC892 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x Realtek® 8111H Gigabit LAN controller
 

 
Internal I/O Connectors

- 1 x 24-pin ATX 12V 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 PUMP fan connector (supports up to 2A)
- 4 x 4-pin system fan connectors
- 1 x RGB LED connector
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Parallel port connector
- 1 x Front panel audio connector
- 2 x System panel connectors
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
 

 
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™ 1.4 port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 6 x audio jacks
 


Dimension

• 12 in. x 9.6 in. (30.4 cm x 24.3 cm)
• ATX Form Factor
 


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

 


B350 KRAIT GAMING back IO

  1. PS/2 GAMING Device Port
  2. USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  3. Gigabit LAN Port
  4. Premium Audio Connectors
  5. USB 2.0 Ports
  6. DVI-D
  7. HDMI
  8. VR Ready USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  9. Lightning USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A/C

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