Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and full digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU.
THERMAL SOLUTION FOR MORE CORES AND HIGHER PERFORMANCE
With more cores’ processors, thermal and power design is more important to make sure the temperature keeps lower. MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end i7 CPU to run in full speed with MSI motherboards.
DESIGNED FOR UNLIMITED PERFORMANCE
MSI Z390 motherboards are optimized to maximize the performance on the 9th Gen Intel Core processors. Choose MSI and unleash the full potential of your system through optimized PCB and power delivery design with load line calibration.
YOUR IN-GAME ADVANTAGE
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.
IMMERSE YOURSELF INTO VIRTUAL WORLDS
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth Mixed Reality, Augmented Reality and Virtual Reality ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features to optimize VR, MSI brings gamers and professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
AMPLIFY YOUR GAME WITH AUDIO BOOST 4
Like a dedicated sound card Audio Boost 4, powered by Nahimic, offers a HD audio processor, dedicated amplifier and high quality audio capacitors, all physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal to locate enemies with pin-point accuracy.
UNMATCHED MEMORY PERFORMANCE
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
Memory Signal Purity
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games.
MAXIMIZE YOUR USB DEVICE PERFORMANCE
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
DOMINATE THE GAME WITH THE LOWEST LATENCY
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience without lag.
INTEL CNVi READY
Allow you to experience faster wireless network connection! Integrated Intel Wireless-AC (CNVi) Wi-Fi supports IEEE 802.11 AC Wave2, providing a high speed up to 1.73Gbps. Breaking the barrier with Intel CNVi WiFi while playing games and watching videos.
Arranges SATA and USB cables simply and easily with MSI irregular PCB design.
MSI MPG Z390 GAMING PLUS 1151 DDR4 ATX Motherboard
Expansion / Connectivity
Expansion Slots1 x CPU 4 x DIMM 288-pin 2 x PCIe 3.0 x16 (x16/x4 mode) 4 x PCIe 3.0 x1 1 x M.2 socket (for Intel CNVi wireless module)
Internal Interfaces4 x USB 2.0 – header 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 – header 1 x serial – header 1 x audio – header
Power Connectors24-pin main power connector, 8-pin ATX12V connector
Storage InterfacesSATA-600 -connectors: 6 x 7pin Serial ATA – RAID 0 / RAID 1 / RAID 10 / RAID 5 SATA-600 / PCIe 3.0 -connectors: 2 x M.2 – RAID 0 / RAID 1
Interfaces2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 1 x LAN (Gigabit Ethernet) 2 x USB 2.0 1 x PS/2 keyboard / mouse 1 x DVI-D 1 x HDMI 1 x audio line-out – mini-jack 1 x microphone – mini-jack 1 x audio line-in – mini-jack 1 x audio line-out (rear) – mini-jack 1 x audio line-out (side surround) – mini-jack 1 x audio line-out (center/subwoofer) – mini-jack 1 x USB 3.1 Gen 2 1 x USB-C Gen2
BIOS FeaturesMSI ClickBIOS 5
Hardware FeaturesAMD CrossFireX technology support, MSI Audio Boost, Debug LED, Turbo M.2, MSI Steel Armor, Game Boost, Double ESD Protection, Intel Optane Memory Ready, MSI Core Boost, Extended Heatsink Design
Included AccessoriesI/O back plate
Cables Included2 x Serial ATA cable
Software IncludedDrivers & Utilities, MSI Gaming LAN Manager, MSI Dragon Center
Service & SupportLimited warranty – parts and labour – 3 years
Product TypeMotherboard – ATX
Chipset TypeIntel Z390
Processor SocketLGA1151 Socket
Max Processors Qty1
Compatible ProcessorsCeleron, Core i5, Core i3, Core i7, Core i9, Pentium Gold (supports 9th and 8th Generation Intel Core / Pentium Gold / Celeron)
Max Size64 GB
Bus Clock2400 MHz, 2133 MHz, 2666 MHz, 2800 MHz (O.C.), 3000 MHz (O.C.), 3200 MHz (O.C.), 3300 MHz (O.C.), 3400 MHz (O.C.), 3333 MHz (O.C.), 3466 MHz (O.C.), 3733 MHz (O.C.), 3600 MHz (O.C.), 3866 MHz (O.C.), 4000 MHz (O.C.), 4133 MHz (O.C.), 4400 MHz (O.C.), 4300 MHz (O.C.), 4266 MHz (O.C.), 4200 MHz (O.C.)
Supported RAM Integrity CheckNon-ECC
Registered or BufferedUnbuffered
FeaturesDual channel memory architecture, Intel Extreme Memory Profiles (XMP)
TypeHD Audio (8-channel)
Audio CodecRealtek ALC892
Compliant StandardsHigh Definition Audio
Network ControllerIntel I219V
Network InterfacesGigabit Ethernet