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MSI Motherboard Z270 TOMAHAWK Core i3/i5/i7 Z270 LGA1151 DDR4 SATA PCI Express USB ATX Retail
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This GAMING motherboard features LEDs on the back which provide a cool GAMING glow inside your case. Like war paint, turn them on for a more immersive gaming experience and amp yourself up, ready to dominate the battlefield.

MSI's Mystic Light Extension pinheader provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller. By simply connecting any 12V RGB LED strip to the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header gamers can sync colors to any style they choose.

Looking cool while keeping cool
High quality materials and smart fan optimizations contribute to cooling all essential components, which is key to making sure your system runs stable at the best performance during long gaming sessions.

MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans, giving you full control to set up a cool & silent system. The fan headers are conveniently placed with the most popular CPU coolers in mind.

Easily program your most-used commands and execute them with a single keystroke. You’re free to choose any key you want, so choose wisely.

The GAMING Device Port is optimized to deliver the best connectivity for high-end gaming peripherals to fully utilize their features and responsiveness. Customize your mouse DPI to enhance accuracy or program macro combinations using the easy-to-use Mouse Master software to perform multiple commands with just one click.

Supports 7th/6th Gen Intel Core i3/i5/i7 processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors for Socket LGA1151

Intel Z270 Chipset

Main Memory
4x DDR4 memory slots, support up to 64GB
- 7th Gen processors support DDR4 3800(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
- 6th Gen processors support DDR4 3600(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2800(OC)/ 2600(OC)/ 2400(OC)/ 2133 MHz
Dual channel memory architecture
Supports Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP) Slots
3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x4/x1 modes)
3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots

Onboard Graphics
1 x HDMI port, supports a maximum resolution of 4096x2160 at 30Hz(7th CPU), 4096x2160 at 24Hz(6th CPU), 2560x1600 at 60Hz
1 x DVI-D port, supports a maximum resolution of 1920x120060Hz

Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology

IntelZ270 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 for all M.2
Supports Intel Smart Response Technology for Intel Core processors

IntelZ270 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 manual for more detail.)

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 IntelZ270 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 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)

Realtek ALC892 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
- Supports S/PDIF output

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 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 Serial port connector
- 1 x Parallel port connector
- 1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel I/O Ports
- 1 PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
- 2 x USB 2.0 Type-A ports
- 1 x DVI-D port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
- 1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
- 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports
- 1 x HDMI port
- 1 x LAN (RJ45) port
- 5 x OFC audio jacks
- 1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector

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

9 mounting holes

Item Dimension (L inchxW inchxH inch)
14 x 11 x 4


Warranty Information
3 years

Our Address

#1035 - 8766 McKim Way,
Richmond, B.C.V6X 4G4

Office: (604) 717-6111
Fax: (604) 303-1880

Hours of Operation

Mon - Sat :
10:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Sat - Sun :
Same Day Pick Up Order Time :
Order Before 11:30am ( Pick Up @ 5:00pm )
*** We only do local pickup order ***

In-Store Services Charge

Hourly Rate
:$45 / Hour (Onsite $85 / Hour )
OS Reinstall
:$30 for BASIC / $45 for Advance
Virus Removal
:$45 / FLAT Rate
:$25 / FLAT Rate
Data Recovery