MSI in partnership with premium liquid cooling system company EK will be co-operating on a new Intel Z490 motherboard for socket 1200 - MSI Z490 CARBON EK X.
Inspired by supercars, the latest CARBON from MSI is sleeker and cleaner than ever. Now paired with a monoblock that aesthetically blends with the motherboard, the iconic carbon fibre and matching engraved design shows a refined quality and distinctive look. Mystic Light RGB on both the motherboard and monoblock provides 16.8 million colors and 29 effects with unlimited customisation options.
Maximum performance is guaranteed with a VRM design that provides a completely digital CPU power system. It features dual power connectors and exclusive MSI Core Boost technology. To sustain high performance for 10th Gen Intel Core processors, a custom-designed EK WB cooling solution offers pristine cooling for both the CPU and VRM power delivery section and is implemented to prevent thermal throttling. This allows gamers and overclockers to sustain heavy and cool gaming and render loads without a noisy environment.
The MSI Z490 CARBON EK X motherboard is crafted with premium enthusiast grade hardware and connectors. It includes a deep array I/O and connectivity. Onboard 2.5 gigabit LAN with LAN manager and the latest Wi-Fi 6 solution which supports MU-MIMO and BSS colour technology. The built-in USB 3.2 Gen 2x2 port offers double bandwidth with up to 20Gb/s when connecting to the Rear USB Type-C. Audio Boost 4 provides studio grade sound quality for the most immersive gaming experience with a stunning high definition ALC1220 audio processor.
The MSI Z490 Carbon EK X motherboard is available for purchase through the EK Webshop and worldwide retailers.
The monoblock combo solution starts at a USD $399.99 with local AU and NZ pricing still TBA.
Tags: Intel, MSI, RGB