MSI X99A Workstation: premium motherboard for creating workstations

MSI X99A Workstation: premium motherboard for creating workstations

MSI is to create workstations offers customers a new motherboard, dubbed MSI X99A Workstation. The product is based on a black PCB ATX form factor and builds on a set of Intel X99 Express chipset. As a result, we’ll have a solution that is compatible with processors Core i7 Processor Extreme Edition on the socket LGA2011-3.

Motherboard is made in accordance with the original concept of Military Class 5 and contains components such as inductors and Titanium Choke Dark CAP capacitors. The circuit board has a special layer for protection against moisture, all components passed stability tests in special operation at elevated temperatures.

MSI X99A Workstation: Features

Also, there is evidence that the MSI X99A Workstation includes protection against electrostatic discharges EDS Protection and electromagnetic interference EMI Protection. In addition, we note that according to local connectors enhanced proprietary technology Steel Armor.

New offers eight slots for DDR4-3333 MHz memory strip up to 128 GB, there is besides one port Turbo M.2, Turbo U.2, SATA-Express and ten SATA-III. On the PCB there was a place for the three slots PCI-Express 3.0 x16, allowing to work with bundles of 3-way NVIDIA SLI / AMD CrossFireX, in addition, there is a pair of PCI-Express 2.0 x1.

MSI X99A Workstation: premium motherboard for creating workstations

MSI X99A Workstation equipped with dual Gigabit network (Intel I218LM / I210AT), sound system represented by 8-channel audio codec Realtek ALC1150. On the interface board provides a set of connectors:

  • PS / 2 (x1);
  • USB 2.0 (x4);
  • Clear CMOS button (x1);
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 (x1);
  • USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C (x1);
  • USB 3.1 Gen1 (x4);
  • LAN (x2);
  • S / PDIF OUT (x1);
  • mini-jack (x5).

MSI X99A Workstation: Price and release date

Sales motherboard MSI X99A Workstation starts on October 8 to the price of US $ 480.

Source: anandtech

MSI X99A Workstation: premium motherboard for creating workstations was last modified: October 8th, 2016 by Tomas Shellby