MSI 7926-009R MSI Z97 GAMING 9 ACK S1150 Z97 ATX (7926-009R)Let the games begin
MSI® GAMING motherboards are designed to provide gamers with best-in-class features and technology. Backed by the imposing looks of MSI's Dragon, each motherboard is an engineering masterpiece tailored to gaming perfection.
The best gaming weapons at hand
- Amazing sound with Xtreme Audio DAC and Audio Boost 2, powered by Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2
- USB Audio Power
- The highest frag and the lowest lag with Killer E2200 Game Networking
- Push your SSD to the limit with M.2 & SATA Express
- Show off your gaming skills to the world with XSplit Gamecaster
- SteamOS ready out of the box
- Military Class 4 components
- Super stable with Guard-Pro
- Specialized production lines just for GAMING motherboards
- OC Genie 4
- Gaming Device Port
- Boost your FPS with the MSI GAMING APP
- Click BIOS 4 click here to visit our dedicated BIOS page
- Optimized for multiple graphics cards SLI & CrossFire certified
- Take control with Command Center & Live Update 6
- OC Essentials
Killer DOUBLESHOT PRO
Killer DoubleShot Pro combines Killer Ethernet and WiFi adapters, built for superior online traffic speeds and low latency. Advanced Stream Detect automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications for online games.
Lowest latency, fastest speeds
Enjoy the best possible online gaming experience. Wireless AC Killer has 2.9x times faster data throughput compared to traditional Wireless-N solutions. The biggest advantage is lower latency when gaming. Killer WI-FI has up to 3.5x times lower latency than other WI-FI solutions.
Team up Killer LAN with Killer WiFi
Introducing world's first Killer LAN & Wireless gaming connection on a motherboard, the Z97 GAMING 9 ACK offers unmatched gaming performance. Smart teaming combines both LAN & Wireless for the best possible gaming experience. The Killer Network Manager decides which apps runs on which connection for gaming traffic optimization. Truly unique is using Killer LAN and Killer WIFI combined for insane networking speeds.
World's best onboard Hi-Fi GAMING audio
Having superior sound quality while gaming is the decisive factor between a kill or be killed. The MSI Z97 GAMING 9 AC motherboard comes with a premium hi-fi sound card, delivering studio-grade audio quality, onboard! This high-end dedicated onboard sound card delivers 120dB SNR 192 kHz/32-bit of purest sound quality and delivers a breathtaking, never heard before, gaming sound experience that gives you the upper hand on your opponent.
Xtreme Audio DAC is not just a selection of the best hi-fi components but chosen, set up and tuned by professionals for a breathtaking clear, warmer, and more balanced sound output, reaching up to professional studio-grade quality. Experience the thrill of game changing sound quality with Xtreme Audio DAC.
C-Media CM6631A High Definition Audio Processor
The heart of Xtreme Audio DAC is powered by a C-Media CM6631A High Definition Audio Processor. Offering ultra-realistic High Definition Audio Playback and Recording at 192 kHz / 32-bit up to 120dB SNR. Extremely popular with audiophiles and regarded as one of the most renowned audio protocols for bit-perfection, the C-Media processor is controlled by a ASIO 2.2 driver, supporting variable bit depth, sample rate, multi-channel operation and synchronization. With the support of ASIO 2.2 you will experience breathtaking clean sound quality like never before, approaching 100% bit-perfection of the original audio source.
Wolfson WM8741 DAC
Ultra-low distortion ensures a perfect, realistic display of sound. Supporting the C-Media CM6631A HD audio processor is a Wolfson WM8741 DAC which combines an exceptional signal to noise ratio with Wolfson's low out-of-band noise, world-class linearity and a unique combination of programmable advanced digital filters. WM8741 shapes the audio to the ideal listening conditions recreating the optimal natural analogue sound.
Texas Instruments TPA6120A2 & dual OPA1652 amplifiers
Experience ultra realistic and pure sound without any additional amplification from inferior devices. A high-quality TI TPA6120A2 dedicated headphone amplifier, supported by a pair of TI OPA1652 amplifiers, 1 per channel, makes sure you get the best sound quality at an amazing dynamic range with ultra-low distortion, less than 0.001%. The TI TPA6120A2 dedicated headphone amplifier is optimized for professional headphones up to 600O.
Cirrus Logic CS5346 ADC
Crystal clear speech under the most extreme gaming conditions. Your gaming companion won't miss a word, even on a sound overloaded battlefield. For high quality analog input processing you can trust on a studio-grade Cirrus Logic CS5346 processor.
Professional audio isolation and EMI shielding
Protecting the pure audio signal. Xtreme Audio DAC is designed as a stand-alone sound card by physically isolating the circuitry from the rest of the motherboard. Ultra-low interference results in a crisp clear sound experience where the sound is processed without the hazard of being bent by other components.
Nichicon Acoustic Series audio capacitors
Specially designed for audio purposes, the Nichicon Japanese Acoustic Series, high quality audio capacitors are highly recommended by audio enthusiasts. Providing the highest possible audio signal filtering and delivering a warm and more balanced sound level, they are key in delivering high fidelity crystal clear sound.
Anti popcorn-noise relay
Xtreme Audio DAC features an anti-popcorn-noise solution. This relay removes the popping sound when turning your system on or off or plugging audio devices in and out.
Much like the design of the I/O Cover, this awesome looking piece of protective shield helps to keep the audio signal pure, preventing interference from other components. This is extremely important when demanding high quality sound.
Protected I/O cover
A black design I/O Cover with GAMING 9 imprinted doesn't only look cool, but it also protects against Electro Magnetic Interference. Making sure whatever device you connect, you will always receive a pure signal.
Reward your ears with true quality
Get ready for ear-drum shattering sound, with MSI Audio Boost 2! With Audio Boost 2 we're delivering the highest audio quality with the use of Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 so you can enjoy crystal clear sound and music through 8-channel HD Audio.
Isolated Audio PCB
With traditional onboard audio the signal is distorted by electromagnetic signals from the rest of the PCB. Audio Boost 2 acts like a dedicated soundcard by physically isolating the audio circuitry which is separated by a red LED path. Less interference gives you a more clear audio signal.
Direct Audio Power
Enjoy a heavy caliber audio experience with Direct Audio Power. A dedicated power input to Audio Boost 2 allows for a more powerful and stable power delivery, resulting in a more explosive and pure sound experience.
Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2
Thanks to Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2, you're getting amazing surround sound with just stereo headphones or speakers.
Creative Sound Blaster Cinema 2 enables you to clearly hear specific sounds in gaming environments. Hear your enemies perfectly, make your ears a decisive tool to finish on top.
Want to show off your skills or just make a fun GAMING video for your friends
XSplit Gamecaster & Broadcaster V2 lets you easily record your gaming moments and broadcast your live gameplay sessions to Twitch, YouTube, UStream and more.
It's simple, easy to use and ideal for sharing your gameplay with friends, family or the world - Or for capturing those perfect gaming moments, just for the heck of it.
So what are you waiting for Join the revolution and start streaming and recording with XSplit Gamecaster today.
SteamOS support out of the box
MSI is committed to PC Gaming and that is why MSI GAMING motherboards support SteamOS by default. Because of this, MSI works close with numerous tier #1 system integrators that released their popular SteamBOX PC's.
|Supported memory types:||DDR3-SDRAM|
|Memory slots type:||DIMM|
|Supported memory clock speeds:||1066, 1333, 1600 MHz|
|Maximum internal memory:||32 GB|
|Compatible processor series:||Celeron, Core i7, Pentium|
|Processor socket:||Socket H3 LGA 1150|
|USB 2.0 connectors:||2|
|USB 3.0 connectors:||2|
|Supported hard disk drive interfaces:||Serial ATA|
|Number of SATA connectors:||8|
|CPU fan connector:||Y|
|ATX Power connector 24-pin:||Y|
|Chassis intrusion connector:||Y|
|Front panel audio connector:||Y|
|EPS power connector 8-pin:||Y|
|USB 2.0 ports quantity:||2|
|USB 3.0 ports quantity:||8|
|Ethernet LAN RJ-45 ports:||1|
|PS/2 ports quantity:||1|
|S/PDIF out port:||Y|
|HDMI ports quantity:||1|
|LAN controller:||Bigfoot Killer E2205|
|Ethernet interface type:||Gigabit|
|Wi-Fi standards:||802.11a, 802.11ac, 802.11b, 802.11g, 802.11n|
|Motherboard chipset family:||Intel|
|Motherboard chipset:||Intel Z97|
|Motherboard form factor:||Extended ATX|
|Audio output channels:||7.1|
|Audio system:||Realtek ALC1150|
|Windows operating systems supported:||Y|
|Parallel processing technology support:||2-Way SLI, 3-Way CrossFireX|
|Maximum resolution:||4096 x 2304 pixels|
|PCI Express x1 Gen 2.x slots:||3|
|PCI Express x16 Gen 3.x slots:||3|
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