MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON Review & Specs

MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA2066 DDR4 USB 3.1 SLI ATX

MSI X299 GAMING PRO CARBON LGA2066 DDR4 USB 3.1 SLI ATX

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Supports Intel Core X-Series Processor Family for LGA2066 Socket
Supports DDR4-4266+(OC) Memory
M.2 Shield: Keep M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run cooler & faster
VR Ready: best virtual reality experience without latency, reduces motion sickness
Gaming LAN powered by Intel

Specs Overview

Model X299 GAMING PRO CARBON
Release Date June 2017

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

Socket LGA2066
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel X299
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 4000Mhz 4133Mhz 4266Mhz
* High clock speeds may require enabling the XMP profile in the motherboard BIOS
** Memory compatibility support may also depends on the CPU memory controller
ECC RAM Support
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Onboard USB 3.0
Wireless LAN
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 8
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 8
Maximum Supported RAM 128GB

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CPU

• Supports Intel® Core™ X-Series Processor Family for LGA2066 Socket
* This function will be supported depend on the CPU.
 


Chipset

• Intel® X299 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 8 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 128GB*
• Quad channel memory architecture with the CPU that supports up to 4-channels DDR4**
- X-series processor support DDR4 4133+(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3800(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200(OC)/3000(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2667/2400/2133 MHz*
• Dual channel memory architecture with the CPU that supports up to 2-channels DDR4**
- X-series processor support DDR4 4500+(OC)/4400(OC)/4333(OC)/4266(OC)/4200(OC)/4133(OC)/4000(OC)/3866(OC)/3800(OC)/3733(OC)/3600(OC)/3466(OC)/3400(OC)/3333(OC)/3200(OC)/3000(OC)/2933(OC)/2800(OC)/2667/2400/2133 MHz*
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* For the latest information about memory, please visit http://www.msi.com
** Please refer the DIMM Slots section for more details.
 


Slots

• 4 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots
- Support x16/ x4/ x16/ x8 mode with the 44-lane CPU.
- Support x16/ x4/ x8/ x0,x8/ x4/ x8/ x8 modes with the 28-lane CPU.
- Support x8/ x0/ x8/ x0, x8/ x4/ x4/ x0 modes with the 16-lane CPU.
• 2 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
• Supports 3-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
 

Storage

• Intel® X299 Chipset
• 8 x SATA 6Gb/s ports*
• 2 x M.2 slots (Key M)*
- Supports up to PCIe 3.0 x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready**
• 1 x U.2 port *
- Supports PCIe 3.0 x4 NVMe storage
• Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology***
* M.2 slots, U.2 port and SATA ports share the same bandwidth. 
** Please refer to manual for Intel® Optane™ Memory Configuration.
***The functions will be supported depend on the CPU.


RAID

• Intel® X299 Chipset
• Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
• Supports RAID 0 and RAID 1 for M.2 storage devices*
* M.2 PCIe RAID volume can be created with M.2/Optane Genie. Please refer to manual for M.2 PCIe SSD RAID.
 

USB

• ASMedia® ASM3142 Chipset
- 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port on the back panel
- 2x USB 3.1 Gen2 (Super Speed USB 10Gbps) Type-C ports(1 port on the back panel, 1 port available through the internal USB connector)
• ASMedia® ASM1074 Hub
- 3x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) Type-A ports on theback panel
• Intel® X299 Chipset
- 5x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (1 port on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
- 7x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (3 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)

 


Audio

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

 
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
- 1 x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
- 8 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
- 3 x M.2 slots (Key M x2, Key E x1)
- 1 x U.2 port
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
- 1 x 4-pin Water Pump 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 Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x Slow mode booting jumper
- 1 x GAME BOOST knob
- 1 x Power button
- 1 x Reset button
- 1 x Multi-BIOS switch
- 1 x RGB LED connector
- 1 x Virtual RAID on CPU connector (VRAID1)
 

 
Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
- 1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 3 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
- 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
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
 


Dimension

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


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 


Packing


* MSI® does not guarantee the risks or damages caused by changing the cover.
** These pictures are for reference only and may vary without notice.
 

 


X299 GAMING PRO CARBON back IO

  1. Clear CMOS Button
  2. Keyboard / Mouse
  3. USB 3.1 Gen1
  4. Intel® Gigabit LAN
  5. Golden Audio Connectors
  6. BIOS Flashback Button
  7. USB 2.0
  8. USB 2.0 / BIOS Flashback+
  9. USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A/C
  10. Optical S/PDIF-Out

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