MSI Announces Z270 Gaming M6 AC Motherboard

Introduction

MSI released the Z270 Gaming M6 AC as a part of its enthusiast gaming lineup. Approximately one month back, MSI had launched their new Arctic themed motherboards.

The Z270 Gaming M6 AC is compatible with the previous gen Intel LGA 1151 processors and includes four DDR4 memory slots with a maximum capacity of 64GB. It also has all the features that you’d expect to find in a high-end gaming motherboard such as RGB Mystic Light management tools, multi-GPU support, and “extreme overclocking” capabilities.

 

 

Full Features of MSI Z270 Gaming M6 AC :-

Product MSI Z270 Gaming M6 AC
Form Factor ATX
Socket LGA 1151
Chipset Intel Z270
Memory Support Up to 64GB DDR4-3800 (7th Gen CPU)
Up to 64GB DDR4-3600 (6th Gen CPU)
Storage 6 x SATA 6Gbps ports
2 x M.2 slots (Key M)
PCIe Connectivity 3 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (support x16/x0/x4, x8/x8/x4 modes)

3 x PCIe 3.0 x1 slots

Back Panel I/O 1 x PS/2

3 x USB 2.0 ports
1 x BIOS FLASHBACK+ port

1 x Clear CMOS button

1 x DisplayPort

1 x HDMI™ port

1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-A port

1 x USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C port

1 x LAN (RJ45) port

2 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-A ports

1 x Optical S/PDIF OUT connector

5 x OFC audio jacks

Networking 1 x KillerTM E2500 Gigabit LAN controller
Intel Dual Band Wireless-AC 8265Dual Band 2×2 802.11ac80MHz Channels

867 Mbps Max Speed

MU-MIMO Rx

Support for ACS enabling concurrent multi-channel usage

Bluetooth 4.2 (BR/EDR, BLE)

MSI quoted the below statements in their product page:-

I/O USBs – “Traditional USB ports can suffer signal drops, significantly impacting performance of connected devices,” .

VR Boost – ” VR Boost is a smart chip that ensures a clean and strong signal to a VR optimized USB port, giving you an enjoyable VR experience. Another feature, One Click to VR, sets all your key components to their highest performance and makes sure other software won’t affect your VR experience”.

The Z270 Gaming M6 AC comes bundled with a Phanteks RGB LED strip which is a very nice addition seeing how this year has been about more and more RGB . Also info as to when the motherboard will debut or what the price will be has still not been revealed as of now.