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MSI - Z270 KRAIT GAMING ATX LGA1151 Motherboard

( 4.5 Average / 6 Ratings )




Part #

(or) 7A59-001R


Black / White

Form Factor


CPU Socket



Intel Z270

Memory Slots

4 x 288-pin DIMM

Memory Type

DDR4-2133 / 2400 / 2800 / 3000 / 3200 / 3600 / 3800

Maximum Supported Memory

64 GB

RAID Support


Onboard Video

Depends on CPU

CrossFire Support


SLI Support


SATA 6 Gb/s


Onboard Ethernet

1 x 1000 Mbit/s

Onboard USB 3.0 Header(s)


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Price History (Excluding Tax) History:


paragondevil 13 points 23 months ago
from completed build Icewhite Krabylake build

The Bios for this motherboard is good. It comes with auto overclock but only to 4.5 Ghz on i5 7600k. Guess I still will have to learn manual OC to get it to 5GHz. My only issue with this motherboard is my speaker seems to have some white noise in the background. Noticeable when no music is playing. But I am not sure if which is the problem.

Rendour 26 points 22 months ago
from completed build Black and White Themed Gaming PC

I really like the looks of this board, minus the kinda cheesy writing on the top of the IO ports, but my rear case fan mostly covers that from view. It is a good mid-range Z270 option and I do not really miss the bells and whistles of the high end motherboards. I do hate the red LED that is present under the PCI-E port and have not figured out a non-warranty voiding way to turn it off. The UEFI is a bit clunky, but I am more used to old school BIOS settings and that may just be me. Overall it seems solid and I never felt like I was going to break a port while installing everything.

enzorex44 16 points 21 months ago

Great motherboard, really good looking too, the bios might need some time to get used to (I only used Asus UEFI so thats why)

StevieBv 13 points 21 months ago
from completed build First Build

The LEDs stay white for me and I just want Purple lights...why

LordMachination 6 points 12 months ago
from completed build Super Puter 7600k

Got a good price on it. Really like the black and white stripes. Not a fan of MSI bios.

Noxorus 10 points 10 months ago
from completed build First build (purple ice)

nice look and has conecty bits o.o dont know how well i can review a motherboard