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MSI Motherboard 970A GAMING PRO CARBON AMD AM3+ 970/SB950 DDR3 SATA PCI Express USB ATX Retail
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Black with Carbon Skin

Carbon-fiber-reinforced polymer is used extensively the world of car racing, where each second counts. Besides its strength and futuristic look, carbon-fiber is also very light for ultimate performance to pursue track records. MSI GAMING motherboards are dedicated to ultimate performance and the best gaming experience. The CARBON motherboards black scheme combines flashiness with sophistication that is sure to make your pc stand out in looks and performance.

Mystic Light

Customize and set up your own color scheme with Mystic Light. Make your build look on fire or cold as ice. You are in control. You can select any of the colors from the palette to match your systems’ design. Tired of always the same color? Just change it to another one using the easy to use Mystic Light APP available on PC, phone and tablet, and make your PC look & feel brand new!

Mystic Light Extension


Designed for anyone who simply wants to have a perfectly stylish gaming rig. With MSI's Mystic Light Extension header, it provides the most intuitive way to control the fascinated LED strip without the ordinary controller. Just install the standard 12V RGB strips onto the 4-pin Mystic Light Extension RGB-strip header, then control your lighting to any style you want. Extend the Mystic Light to whole gaming rig and your gaming room.

Supports AMD FX/Phenom/Athlon II/Sempron Processors for Socket AM3/AM3+

AMD 970SB950 Chipset

Main Memory
4 x DDR3 Memory Slot, Support up to 32GB
Supports DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1866/2133 (OC) MHz
Dual Channel Memory Architecture

2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0, x8/x8 mode)
3 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
1 x PCI slot

Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology
Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology

AMD SB950 Chipset
6 x SATA 6Gb/s ports
Supports RAID 0, RAID 1, RAID 5 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices
1 x M.2 slot (Key M)
Supports PCIe 2.0 x2 or x4 and SATA 6Gb/s
Supports 2242/ 2260 /2280 storage devices

ASMedia ASM1143 Chipset: 2 x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) ports (1 Type-A port and 1 Type-C port on the back panel)
ASMedia ASM1143 Chipset: 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 (SuperSpeed USB) ports available through the internal USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors
AMD SB950 Chipset: 14 x USB 2.0 (High-speed USB) ports (8 ports on the back panel, 6 ports available through the internal USB connector)

Realtek ALC1150 CODEC
7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
Supports S/PDIF Output

1 x Intel I211-AT Gigabit LAN Controller

Internal I/O Connector
1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
6 x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
3 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports)
2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 ports)
1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
2 x 4-pin system fan connectors
2 x 3-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 S/PDIF OUT connector
1 x RGB LED connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumper

Back Panel I/O Ports
1 x PS/2 keyboard/ mouse combo port
8 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port
1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port
1 x LAN (RJ45) port
1 x optical S/PDIF OUT connector
6 x audio jacks

9 Mounting Holes

Form Factor

Item Dimension (L"xW"xH")
12 x 9 x 3

4.50 lb

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