The H97 PC MATE Motherboard from MSI supports 4th and 5th Generation Intel Core processors, and Intel Pentium and Celeron processors in LGA1150 socket. It supports DDR3-1600 memory. The motherboard features Click BIOS 4 that easily fine-tunes your system. Fast Boot helps to quickly boot up and enter OS in few seconds. The motherboard also features Military Class 4 components, which provide stability and durability. The Dark Choke and Solid CAP ensure that your PC runs more stable under extreme gaming conditions.
Optimized for Multiple Graphics Cards
The motherboard features one or more PCIe 3.0 slots, optimally aligned and with enough space for an optimal airflow, when using multiple graphics cards. That way, you will never have to worry about an overheating PC, while you are enjoying the best graphics jumping off from your monitor when running an AMD CrossFire gaming setup.
OC Genie 4
OC Genie is a built-in hardware overclocking technology on motherboards. With this one-second overclocking option, the GAMING motherboard gives you optimal performance. It gives your system optimal performance boost with ease.
Click BIOS 4
The MSI Click BIOS 4 is a UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 8. It also reacts faster, runs smoother, and has better mouse support.
The Command Center software is a powerful tool to push your motherboard to the maximum. With an intuitive touch ready interface, Command Center allows users to tune settings to increase system stability, maximize overclocking performance, and adjust cooling features.
Live Update 6
The software automatically downloads and installs the latest drivers, BIOS, and software. Rest assured, while your system is always configured using the latest software so you get the maximum performance and stability.
The Command Center integrates an unlimited RAMdisk. With a RAMdisk, you can create a virtual drive from your system memory enabling speeds 20 times faster than a modern SSD. It speeds up system performance, loads complete game images, and speeds up games, apps, and browser.
The MSI Smart Utilities application helps to easily setup, configure, and boost your system’s performance and more through three Intel key technologies such as Intel Rapid Start, Intel Smart Response*, and Intel Smart Connect.
Note:*This feature only works on platform/model that supports Intel Smart Response technology.
MSI Fast Boot helps to make your system boot faster. It also features a GO2BIOS button. Simply click it to restart your PC and go straight to the system BIOS.
4K UHD Support
Experience 4K UHD video playback with this motherboards. The motherboard supports 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) resolution to provide optimal visual experience.
Intel Small Business Advantage 2.0
It keeps software running.
Intel Small Business Advantage is a solution to deliver the enhanced security and productivity for PCs that small businesses demand.
Data Backup and Restore
It protects small business data (AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an Internet connection).
It enhances small business security. USB Blocker is a software-based device blocking solution.
PC Health Center
It keeps PCs running at their peak (AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an internet connection).
It lowers energy usage (AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an internet connection).
Intel Wireless Display
It enhances employee productivity (Intel Wireless Display is only supported when combined with an appropriate Intel Wi-Fi module).
Military Class 4
Dark Choke uses core design and allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature with higher capacity and better power efficiency and stability.
With their aluminum core design and Japanese made quality, Solid CAPs are made for high-end design motherboard. Solid CAP provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR), but also works firmly for over-10-year.