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MSI Z170A Gaming M5 Specs

Release Date in Hong Kong
ModelZ170A GAMING M5
DateJul 2015
Processor familyIntel
Compatible processor seriesCeleron,Core i3,Core i5,Core i7,Pentium
Processor socketLGA 1151 (Socket H4)
Supported memory typesDDR4-SDRAM
Memory slots typeDIMM
Supported memory clock speeds2133,2400,2600,2800,3000,3200 MHz
Memory channelsDual
Maximum internal memory64 GB
Weight & dimensions
Width305 mm
Depth244 mm
Internal I/O
USB 2.0 connectors2
Number of SATA III connectors6
Supported storage drive interfacesM.2, Serial ATA III
CPU fan connector
ATX Power connector (24-pin)
Chassis intrusion connector
Number of chassis fan connectors3
Front panel audio connector
TPM connector
EPS power connector (8-pin)
Parallel connector
Serial port headers1
Number of M.2 (M) slots2
Number of SATA Express connectors2
Back panel I/O ports
USB 2.0 ports quantity2
USB 3.1 (3.1 Gen 2) Type-A ports quantity6
Ethernet LAN (RJ-45) ports1
PS/2 ports quantity1
DVI-D ports quantity1
HDMI ports quantity1
Clear CMOS jumper
Component forPC
Motherboard chipset familyIntel
Motherboard chipsetIntel Z170
Motherboard form factorATX
Audio output channels7.1 channels
RAID levels1, 5, 10
Audio systemHD
Intel Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)

MSI Z170A Gaming M5 Expert Reviews
Reviewed on 2016-04-01
Admirable approach to reducing electo static discharge, Attractive BIOS with intuitive layout, Excellent linear read performance, Great software package, Loads of overclocking features such as Slow Mode, Debug LED and Voltage points, Military Class 5 comp...Falls behind competing products in synthetic CPU testing
Since the release of Intel's Z170 chipset, MSI has unveiled a fantastic, feature-rich motherboard range which caters to contrasting user demands. For example, the Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON is an excellent choice for consumers wanting a stylish black colour...
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Reviewed on 2016-03-18
Well-priced for what it offers, Attractive design, USB 3,1 Gen 2 and M,2 support, Two metal-reinforced PCI Express slots for heavy graphics cardsNo onboard Wi-Fi, Only two 3,1 ports and four 3,0 ports
The Z170A Gaming M5 ($179.99) is MSI's cutting-edge take on Intel's Z170 motherboard chipset, which arrived alongside the new LGA 1151 socket. Built for enthusiasts, the Z170A packs in a nice array of substantial features for a very reasonable price, maki...
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Reviewed on 2016-01-19
A decent motherboard will cost you atleast 100 pounds. However if you want something with more features, you'll find yourself spending at least 140 pounds. In this review we'll be comparing four motherboards of ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte and MSI that belong...
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Reviewed on 2015-12-07
MSI Z170 GAMING M5 Motherboard Review. It's that exciting time again, a new chipset and set of CPU's has arrived from Intel. We've covered the last few major launches both Z87 and Z97. While Z97 was mostly met with praise the thorn in its side from the ge...
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Reviewed on 2015-11-25
Excellent efficiency, Killer Networks controller, dual M.2 interfaces, Nahimic Audio, 1year XSplit premium service upgrade.Secondtier overclocking
MSI was among the first to participate in our Z170 review series. Will the now-mature firmware give its $180 Z170A Gaming M5 a lead in the upper-midrange LGA 1151 enthusiast segment?Most enthusiast motherboards are dressed up to look great inside a window...
Reviewed on 2015-11-25
Excellent efficiency, Killer Networks controller, dual M.2 interfaces, Nahimic Audio, 1year XSplit premium service upgrade.Secondtier overclocking
As with most Z170 motherboards, the Z170A Gaming M5 I/O panel features USB 3.1 Type A and Type-C connectors in addition to the chipset's native USB 3.0 (aka 3.1 Gen 1) and USB 2.0 ports. We occasionally get feedback promoting the removal of USB 2.0 ports...
Reviewed on 2015-10-14
easy UEFI interface, performance, overclocking, power consumption, accessories, price/performance ratio
MSI Z170A Gaming M5 is on our table today and it opens our interaction with MSI gaming boards for the new Skylake platform (I consider XPower to be the overclocking series, even if it has ‘Gaming' in its name). It looks like a gaming warrior and it featur...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-21
With Intel slowly turning their cogs and rolling out the unlocked desktop versions of their Skylake CPUs, its yet another time to start considering if that Sandy Bridge motherboard just needs to have its last day. With Skylake comes the not so discrete pu...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-15
MSI has been on a roll lately and their 'Gaming' series has been at the forefront of a newly revived motherboard lineup. Much like GIGABYTE’s own Gaming-branded products and ASUS’ RoG brand these boards cater to gamers and overclockers alike with a unique...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-11
Click to enlarge Today we're looking at the Z170A Gaming M5 from MSI, its take on a £140 Skylake motherboard. Supply is finally ramping up for Z170 motherboards after a scarce couple of weeks in the wake of Intel's new chipset launch last month. While th...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-09
Attractive red-and-black aesthetics, Two metal-reinforced PCI Express slots, USB 3.1 Gen 2 support, Two x4 M.2 slots, Reasonably pricedOnly two USB 3.1 ports (one Type A) and four USB 3.0 ports, No onboard power/reset buttons or Wi-Fi
That kind of feature overload is nice when money isn't much of a concern. But chances are if you've just dropped beaucoup bucks—in the case of Intel's 6th-Generation Core chips (code-named "Skylake"), roughly $350 on an Intel Core i7-6700K , or $250 on a...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-05
Over the coming weeks we will begin to take a look at the latest Z170 based Gaming motherboards, these are of course the boards that support Intel's latest Skylake processors. The first board that we will take a look at is the MSI Z170A GAMING M5 a mother...
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Reviewed on 2015-09-02
Gaming PCs are a growing market. This bright spot within the otherwise shrinking world of PC sales has gotten the attention of motherboard makers. MSI has offered its own lineup of gamer-oriented boards for the last couple of chipset generations to target...
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Reviewed on 2015-08-26
With the Gaming M5, MSI has a well equipped motherboard in its portfolio, which comes with lots of features. There are for example two M.2 x4 Gen 3 slots and apart from that MSI further refined the Design of their Gaming series motherbards. ...
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Reviewed on 2015-08-08
We can't very well launch a completely new CPU with a new chipset without a motherboard right? Well MSI sent over their new Z170A Gaming M5 motherboard for us to test out Skylake and also to see what MSI has to offer in their new Z170 boards. Today I will...
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Reviewed on 2015-08-05
Sleek design and styling, Metal-plated PCI-Express slots, Killer E2400 networking, USB 3.1 and dual 32 Gb/s M.2 slots, Cool gaming software and a free 1-year license for XSplit, Post code display also shows temperature, Easy to use BIOS and Command Cente...No clear CMOS button, Not power and rest buttons, Would have liked software to all be under a single suite
Skylake and the Z170 chipset is here and we are going to take a look at one of MSI's motherboard offerings for the Z170 chipset. MSI has done an interesting thing with their Gaming Series motherboards. Because other manufacturers have copied their naming...
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Reviewed on 2015-08-05
Like all Z170 motherboards, the Gaming M5 has an LGA1151 socket that’s designed exclusively for 6 th Generation Core processors , so you can’t use it with previous generation Haswell chips. Two dedicated CPU fan headers near the socket should save you hav...
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