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Hi-fi Sound Gaming motherboard
Industry type:PC and software
Product model number:Z97 GAMING 9 ACK / Z97 GAMING 9 AC
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Z97 GAMING 9 ACK motherboard features with MSI exclusive Audio Boot 2 technology & Extreme Audio DAC to optimal audio reproduction of Games, Movies and Music. In addition, it adopts Killer DoubleShot Pro network eliminates latency and ping spikes and lets user concentrate on their frags and kills! OG Genie 4 overclocks entire system and puts overclocked system into overdrive! Tuned by the professional overclockers, OC Genie 4 hands users record-breaking performance on a platter.

1.Extreme Audio DAC
Having superior sound quality while gaming is the decisive factor between a kilI or be killed. Z97 GAMING 9 ACK comes with a premium Hi-Fi sound card, delivering 192kHz / 32-Bit 120dB SNR bit-perfect audio quality, onboard!

2.Audio Boost 2 takes on-board audio to the next level. Powered by Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2, Audio Boost 2 combines a revolutionary hardware layout for audio on the motherboard with the best customizable audio options like Multi-Channel Speaker Calibration and headphone profiles that dramatically enhance your audio experience.

3.Lethal competitive gaming with Killer™ DoubleShot Pro
A Smooth, stutter-free network is a must in today's world of on-line gaming, where a single packet of network data can make the difference between a win or a loss, Killer™ makes sure that it arrives.

4.Continuous clear audio, USB Audio Power
The optimized power design of MSI GAMING motherboards ensures a consistent 5 Volt power delivery on USB ports.

5.Military Class 4 is the next step in high quality components, ensure your PC runs stable under extreme conditions. Guard-Pro, a set of tools which increases your stability in the worst conditions, ECO power allows you to physically cut the power to unused chips to reach up to 29% powersaving.

6.Dragon Armor
This awesome looking piece of Dragon Armor isn't just for great looks but also works as a protective shield to help keep the audio signal pure, preventing interference from other components.



Dedicated to gamer-driven innovation, MSI leverages its remarkable R&D strengths to craft top-notch, well-acclaimed notebook PCs, graphics cards, motherboards, monitors and desktop PCs. Now, MSI GAMING Series receives gamers’ unanimous acclaim and the P Series elaborated for content creators has an excellent reputation for quality and durability. All these distinctive products have made MSI a forerunner in the high-end market. Also adding to the lineup are cloud servers, tailor-made IPCs, intelligent robotic appliances and human-centric vehicle electronics that further demonstrate MSI’s strengths and endeavors in artificial intelligence, commercial and IOT(Internet of Things) markets.


As a world leading gaming brand, MSI is the most trusted name in gaming and eSports. We stand by our principles of breakthroughs in design, the pursuit of excellence, and technological innovation. Integrating gamers' most coveted extreme performance, realistic visuals, authentic sound, precise control and smooth streaming functions into its gaming rigs, MSI frees gamers from tedious trial and error and pushes gaming performance beyond limits. The determination to surpass past achievements has made MSI a ‘True Gaming’ brand with gaming spirit throughout the industry!

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