MSI Z370 GAMING M5 Review & Specs

MSI Z370 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 VR Ready 64GB DDR4 SLI ATX

MSI Z370 GAMING M5 LGA 1151 VR Ready 64GB DDR4 SLI ATX

- MSI

$199.98 (Change Store)

Last time in stock: Saturday, July 4, 2020

Buy now

Out of Stock

* Product prices and availability are subject to change frequently. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon at the time of purchase will apply.
Price Alert

$

Supports 8th Generation Intel Core, Pentium, and Celeron Processors for Socket LGA 1151
Intel Z370 Express Chipset
Form Factor: ATX
4 x DDR4 memory slots supporting up 64GB
Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI

Specs Overview

Model Z370 GAMING M5
Release Date October 2017

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

Series
Socket LGA1151
Form factor ATX
Chipset Intel Z370
Supported Memory DDR4:
2133Mhz 2400Mhz 2666Mhz 2800Mhz 3000Mhz 3200Mhz 3300Mhz 3333Mhz 3400Mhz 3466Mhz 3600Mhz 3733Mhz 3866Mhz 4000Mhz
* 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
Audio Chipset Realtek ALC1220
Audio Channels 7.1-Channel
Supports S/PDIF output
LAN Chipset Killer E2500
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps
SLI Support
CrossFire Support
RAID Support
Wireless LAN
SATA 3 Gbps Ports 0
SATA 6 Gbps Ports 6
SATA Express Ports 0
M.2 Ports 2
mSATA Slots 0
RAM Slots 4
Maximum Supported RAM 64GB

Score Pangoly

Not yet scored.

(How do we rate?)

Buy now

Out of Stock

* Product prices and availability are subject to change frequently. Any price and availability information displayed on Amazon at the time of purchase will apply.

Critic Reviews

80

It's quite obvious that the MSI Z370 Gaming M5 is a product where the vendor is aiming for gamers This motherboard features a great looking design, which has been kept in a dark color based on a black PCB Apart from that there are features like two M2...

CPU

• Supports 8th Gen Intel® Core™ i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel® Pentium® and Celeron® processors for Socket LGA1151
 


Chipset

• Intel® Z370 Chipset
 


Main Memory

• 4 x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
• Supports DDR4 4000+(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2667/ 2400/ 2133 MHz Memory
• Supports Dual channel memory architecture
• Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
• Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
* Please refer to www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory.
 


Slots

• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4 modes)
• 3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots
 


Onboard Graphics

• 1 x HDMI™ port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2160@30Hz, 2560x1600@60Hz
• 1 x DisplayPort, supports a maximum resolution of 4096 x 2304@24Hz, 3840 x 2160@60Hz,1920X1200@60Hz
 

 
Multi-GPU


• Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology
• Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
 

Storage

• Intel® Z370 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
- M2_1 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280/ 22110 storage devices
- M2_2 slot supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices
- Intel® Optane™ Memory Ready for all M.2 slots


* The SATA1/ SATA5 port will be unavailable when an M.2 SATA SSD module has been installed in the M.2_1/ M.2_2 slot. The SATA5 and SATA 6 ports will be unavailable when M.2 PCIe SSD module has been installed in the M.2_2 slot. Please refer to page 33 for M.2 & SATA combination table.

RAID

• Intel® Z370 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 GENIE. Please refer to page 51 for details about M.2 GENIE.
 

 


USB

• ASMedia® ASM3142 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

• Intel® Z370 Chipset
- 6 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports (2 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
- 7 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (3 Type-A ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC1220 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 

 
LAN 

• 1 x KillerTM E2500 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 M.2 slots
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
- 2 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 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 RGB LED connector
- 1 x TPM module connector
- 1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper
- 1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ button
- 1 x 2-Digit Debug Code LED
- 1 x LED power input connector
 

 
Back Panel I/O Ports

- 1 x PS/2 mouse & keyboard combo port
- 3 x USB 2.0 ports
   *1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port
- 1 x Clear CMOS button
- 1 x DisplayPort
- 1 x HDMI™ port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
 


Dimension

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


Mounting

• 9 mounting holes
 


Unpacking
* MSI® does not guarantee the risks or damages caused by changing the cover.
 

 


  1. PS/2 GAMING Device Port
  2. USB 2.0 Port
  3. DisplayPort
  4. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A
  5. KillerTM E2500 Gigabit LAN
  6. HD Audio Connectors
  7. USB 2.0 Port
  8. Clear CMOS Button
  9. HDMI
  10. LIGHTNING USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  11. VR Ready USB 3.1 Gen1 Ports
  12. Optical S/PDIF-Out

Compare MSI Z370 GAMING M5 with similar Motherboards




Saved comparisons

    Our top choices

    CPU GPU SSD PC Build - July 2020

    Spotlight

    $150
    View all PC parts deals ►
    x