MSI H270 PC MATE Review & Specifications

MSI H270 PC MATE ATX LGA1151

- MSI

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Supports 7th / 6th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
Supports DDR4-2400 Memory
DDR4 Boost: Give your DDR4 memory a performance boost
Audio Boost: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality for a HI-FI experience
EZ Debug LED: Easiest way to troubleshoot
Twin Turbo M.2: Delivering Speeds Up to 32Gb/s, Intel Optane Memory Ready
M.2 Genie: Setting up RAID for M.2 much easier and faster
Lightning USB: Double bandwidth, supports USB 3.1 Gen2 Type A + Type C
X-Boost: Great tool to boost your USB & Storage performance
Double ESD Protection: Double layer grounding motherboard mounting holes
Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
Click BIOS: Secure and Reliable UEFI BIOS solution

Score Pangoly

80

CPU

• Supports 6th/7th Gen Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors for Socket LGA1151
* This function will be supported depend on the CPU.
 

 


Chipset

• Intel® H270 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 2400/ 2133 MHz*
- 6th Gen processors support DDR4 2133 MHz*
• Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
 


Slots

• 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (supports x16/x4 mode)*
• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots**
• 1 x PCI slot

* The PCI_E4 slot will be unavailable when an M.2 PCIe SSD module has been installed in the M.2_2 slot.
** The PCI_E2/ PCI_E5 slot will be unavailable when an expansion card has been installed in the PCI_E3/ PCI1 slot.
 

 
Onboard Graphics


• 1 x HDMI™ port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160@30Hz(7th CPU), 4096x2160@24Hz(6th CPU), 2560x1600@60Hz
• 1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x1200@60Hz
• 1 x VGA port, supports a maximum resolution of 2048x1536@50Hz, 2048x1280@60Hz, 1920x1200@60Hz
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
 

Storage

Intel® H270 Chipset
• 6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*
• 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
- Support up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
- Support PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe U.2 SSD with Turbo U.2 Host Card**
- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready
• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology for Intel Core™ processors (optional)

* M.2 and SATA ports maximum support 2x M.2 PCIe SSDs + 6x SATA HDDs. Please refer to the manual for M.2 slots with examples of various combination possibilities.
** The Turbo U.2 Host Card is not included, please purchase separately.



RAID (optional)
Intel® H270 Chipset
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
- Supports RAID 0 and RAID1 for M.2 PCIe storage devices*

* M.2 PCIe RAID volume can be created with M.2 GENIE. Please refer to the manual for details about M.2 GENIE.
 


USB

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

Intel® H270 Chipset
- 8 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (4 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connector) (optional)
- 6 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (2 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connector)
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC887 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x Intel® I219-V Gigabit LAN controller
 

 
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
- 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 Front panel audio connector
- 2 x Front panel connectors
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Serial port connector
- 1 x Parallel port connector
- 1 x TBT 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 VGA port
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 1 x HDMI™ 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
- 3 x audio jacks
 


Dimension

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


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 

 


 back IO

  1. PS/2 Device Port
  2. VGA Port
  3. HDMI
  4. Intel® Gigabit LAN Port
  5. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  6. HD Audio Connectors
  7. USB 2.0 Device Port
  8. DVI-D Port
  9. USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  10. USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A
  11. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C

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