MSI Launches Its New X99 And Z170 Titanium Motherboards – Tons Of Features For The Overclocking Junkie

Omar Sohail
Posted May 23, 2016
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PC enthusiasts clamor the name of MSI, and the company has catered to the requirements to overclockers once more thanks to the announcement of its latest X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM and Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboards.

MSI X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM And Z170A MPOWER GAMING TITANIUM Offer Various Overclocking Shortcuts For Enthusiasts Including A Myriad Of Connectivity Ports

In addition to sporting a completely new design that will make you the center of attention amongst your PC gaming squad, the X99A XPOWER GAMING TITANIUM motherboard also comes packing with unique MSI features, ranging from Mystic Light extension RGB cable and a pin header that will allow gamers to decorate their gaming rig with additional RGB LED lights while taking control over the colors and LED effects through an easy to use app for both desktop and mobile.

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According to MSI, the Patented Turbo Socket is available with 2036 CPU pins in order to unlock better CPU and memory overclocking. While online gaming will require a hardwired connection, users who want to implement a wireless setup can do so effortlessly thanks to the incorporation of an Intel Wi-Fi adapter.

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The onboard Turbo U.2 is present to support the latest and greatest SSDs available in the market supporting NVMe with transfer speeds up to a whopping 2400 MB/s using a single drive. There are several contingencies in place, including the M.2 Steel Armor that offers better EMI-shielding and looks appealing as well thanks to its silver color scheme. The new gaming motherboards also support SSD types up to 22110 providing PCI-E Gen3 x4 32Gb/s bandwidth with NVMe support as well.

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  1. Titanium I/O cover
  2. BIOS Flashback
  3. USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type A+C
  4. Intel Wi-Fi AC
  5. Audio Boost 3 / Dragon Armor
  6. Mystic Light Extension
  7. Ti Chokes & Turbo Socket
  8. DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
  9. Debug LED
  10. GAME Boost
  11. EZ Debug LED 2
  12. Discharge Button
  13. Direct USB Type-C
  14. Front USB 3.1 Gen 2
  15. Turbo U.2
  16. PCI-E Steel Armor
  17. Turbo M.2 Steel Armor
  18. Dual BIOS
  19. OC Optimizer
  20. SATA Express
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DDR4 Boost allows overclockers to increase the frequency of their RAM up to DDR4-3466 on X99 and up to DDR4-3866 on Z170. MSI has also bundled its OC Engine and new OC Optimizer for higher overclocking results while adding more convenience for the overclocker. One of the latest additions present in this family of gaming motherboards is that Type-C USB can be connected from the PC chassis and will be compatible with phones and tablets sporting the next-generation connectivity port.

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Now, what MSI has done remarkably is not only adding strength to its motherboards through the use of the Titanium Backplate, but also adding a ton of aesthetic input on it as well. This strengthens the board to the extent that it can handle a load up to 10 kg, and you know as well as we do that the most effective of CPU coolers carry the largest bulk and weight too.

Do you guys feel that MSI Titanium motherboards offer the complete package for PC enthusiasts? Let us know your thoughts right away.

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