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MSI 970A SLI Krait Edition AM3+, SLI & Cross Fire, SATA3, USB 3.1,GB LAN

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Product Code: MBAMS-970A-SLI
Mfr Part#: MSI 970A-SLI
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Brand MSI
Model 970A SLI Krait Edition

Supported CPU

CPU Socket Type AM3+
CPU Type AMD FX/ Processors, and Intel Phenom II/ Athlon II and Sempron


Chipset AMD 970 & SB950


Number of Memory Slots 4×240pin
Memory Standard DDR3 2133(OC)/ 1866/ 1600/ 1333/ 1066
Maximum Memory Supported 32GB
Channel Supported Dual Channel

Expansion Slots

PCI Express 2.0 x16 2 x PCIe 2.0 x16 slots
- PCI_E2 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x16 speed
- PCI_E4 supports up to PCIe 2.0 x8 speed
PCI Express x1 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
PCI Slots 2 x PCI Slots

Storage Devices

SATA 6Gb/s 6 x SATA 6Gb/s
SATA RAID 0/1/5/10

Onboard Audio

Audio Chipset Realtek ALC887
Audio Channels 7.1 Channels

Onboard LAN

LAN Chipset Realtek 8111E
Max LAN Speed 10/100/1000Mbps

Rear Panel Ports

PS/2 1 x PS/2 keyboard port
1 x PS/2 mouse combo port
RJ45 1 x RJ45
USB 3.1 2 x USB 3.1
USB 1.1/2.0 6 x USB 2.0
Audio Ports 6 Ports

Internal I/O Connectors

Onboard USB 3 x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 6 USB 2.0 ports)
1 x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
Other Connectors 1 x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1 x 8-pin ATX 12V power connector
1 x 4-pin CPU fan connector
1 x 4-pin system fan connector
1 x 3-pin system fan connector
1 x Front panel audio connector
2 x System panel connectors
1 x Chassis Intrusion connector
1 x TPM module connector
1 x Serial port connector
1 x Clear CMOS jumpe

Physical Spec

Form Factor ATX
Dimensions (W x L) 12.0" x 9.6"
Power Pin 24 Pin


Features Supports AMD FX / Phenom II / Athlon II / Sempron processors for AM3+ socket
Supports DDR3-2133(OC) Memory
USB 3.1: Delivering speeds up to 10Gb/s, USB 3.1 offers performance twice as fast as a regular USB 3.0 connection
USB 3.1 + SATA 6Gb/s
Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
Multi-GPU: NVIDIA SLI & AMD CrossFire Support
Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds
M-Flash: Simply Update & Backup Your BIOS
Live Update 6: Easily Update The Latest BIOS & Drivers
Multi-GPU Support:
Supports 2-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
Supports 2-Way AMD CrossFire Technology*
* Supports Windows 7 and Windows 8/ 8.1
The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.