This new world that we live in is the next playground. To provide the best user experiences, MSI continues to innovate and utilize the latest technologies to create the most high-performing products. MSI held an online virtual launch event “The Next Playground” today (11/3). It showcased the new Z690 motherboards, 12th Gen Intel core gaming desktops, and the latest QD Premium Color Series monitors. The Powered By MSI concept was also introduced for a more complete PC DIY ecosystem. MSI also announced new commercial products designed to improve users’ productivity.
MSI Presents the Newest Z690 Motherboards Lineup
This fall, the launch of the 12th Gen Intel Core processors are the center of all attention. MSI followed Intel’s step and announced the brand new Z690 motherboards. What you desire will not exist in imagination anymore.
We’re Here for New Technology
Along with the new core processors, we will welcome an era of new technologies. All MSI Z690 motherboards support the latest PCIe 5.0 solution, which provides 128GB/s that doubles the bandwidth of PCIe 4.0. To uphold the heavy graphics cards, the PCIe 5.0 slots are equipped with 4 extra soldier points which are embedded in the PCB.
All MSI Z690 lineup provides a DDR5 solution as well. Thanks to MSI’s exclusive Memory Boost, the MSI Z690 motherboards have great stability and performance. According to the MSI OC LAB test, it acquires more than 30% improvement of memory frequency. To offer greater choices for all users, the DDR4 version of both Gaming and PRO Series is available too.
As for storage, the Z690 Series motherboards have up to 5 onboard M.2 slots, including a maximum of 4 M.2 Gen4 slots.
For user-friendliness, all MSI Z690 lineup is equipped with EZ M.2 Clip. With a simple rotation, users can install M.2 SSD easily and quickly.
Upgraded Power Phases
To release the power of the 12th Gen Intel Core processors, the power phases for all segments are upgraded. The MSI Z690 motherboards have up to direct 19 phases VRM power with 105A SPS. With MSI’s exclusive Core Boost technology, the mighty power designs deliver the core processors stable and reliable currents to reach higher performance.
Multiple Connections for Flexibility
The flexibility of connectors is important for most DIY users, and MSI keeps that in mind. All MSI Z690 motherboards adopted front Type-C. The MEG Series even used USB 3.2 Gen 2×2 with a transfer speed of up to 20Gbps, which is a perfect match for MSI’s latest PC cases that are the world’s first to support front USB Type-C 20Gbps.
As for the rear IO port, the MEG Series motherboards have Thunderbolt 4 with transfer bandwidth up to 40Gbps, which can support an 8K display and is USB 4.0 compliant. MSI Z690 motherboards also support the latest Wi-Fi 6E solution.
Comprehensive Solutions for Heat Dissipation
MSI Z690 motherboards feature effective heat dissipation solutions, including an Extended Heatsink, Aluminum Cover and so on. To maintain the performance at high-speed operation, the MEG and MPG Series are equipped with a heat pipe that runs through the VRM heatsinks. Also, we have M.2 Shield Frozr with double-sided thermal that can help keep NVMe SSD working at high performance.
For hardcore users, our MEG Series features the Aluminum Backplate. Heat can transfer from the thermal pads on the back to the backplate and be distributed. Then, the aluminum dissipates heat. These comprehensive solutions provide our users with steady and dependable performance.
Powered By MSI
One of our feedback surveys indicates that many DIY users experienced some form of compatibility issue during PC assembly. To address these concerns, MSI is introducing a new concept known as: “Powered by MSI”, which aims to provide a brand new experience to the DIY community. It keeps the flexibility of a DIY PC and offers the stability of a desktop. With Powered By MSI products, users no longer need to worry about compatibility and stability risks. We put in a lot of effort to make sure all MSI products including motherboard, liquid cooler, power supply unit, and PC case, work well with one another.
To tie things together, MSI Center and motherboard BIOS provide a convenient way to manage your system. You can monitor real-time system information such as CPU voltage, CPU temperature, system fan speed, and more. You can synchronize the RGB lighting across your entire setup. You can customize the fan speed based on the temperatures of the VRM, CPU, M.2, and PCIe devices. You can also keep your drivers and BIOS updated through MSI Center.
The Latest 12th Gen Intel® Gaming Dekstop Series
The new MSI gaming desktops are equipped with Intel’s latest 12th Gen Alder Lake processors. The advanced Intel 7 process technology with hybrid architecture combining P-Core(Performance) and E-Core(Efficiency) increases multi-thread performance by up to 47%. The gaming performance also has more than 13% increase compared to the previous generation. The full lineup of K Series gaming desktops adopted DDR5 memory with read speed up to 60% higher than the previous generation equipped with DDR4. This can provide players with faster data reading.
In addition, the MSI 12th Gen gaming desktops are all equipped with Windows 11. The Direct Storage technology can help players quickly read the games while the Auto HDR function can even improve SDR game scenes to HDR quality. This time MSI launched the all new 12th Gen Series Intel unlocked processors models including MEG Aegis Ti5, MEG Trident X and MAG Codex X5. All of these models embody the G.A.M.E. Unlimited sprit to bring gamers to the new era of gaming.
New Standard of Gaming Monitor
“The largest color gamut we’ve measured to date” – Tom’s hardware review of MAG274QRF-QD. MSI QD Series is well-known and received many awards. MSI is proudly announcing QD premium color which equipped Quantum dot film and made software optimization that helps improve color calibration.
MSI also announced the world’s first 34-inch monitor with mini-led technology created with the help of AUO’s AmLED solution. This monitor also features QD Premium Color, the highest color standard of a gaming monitor that will offer the best gaming experience.
MSI released a new line-up for console gamers. MSI will release a new 32” and 55” OLED big-screen monitor supporting a high refresh rate and 4K resolution in 2022. Please keep following us and stay tuned for the latest updates.
Modern Series All-in-One PC & PRO Desktop – Optimized for Productivity & Efficiency in Any Workspace
The Modern AM242 and Modern AM272 Series All-in-One PCs feature eye care & ergonomic design, and with a built-in webcam which supports MSI’s Sound Tune software for the feature of noise cancellation technology. The PRO DP21 and PRO DP130 Series are brand new business & productivity PCs that feature 2.3 and 13 liters compact form factors. You can experience a breathtaking big-data analysis experience while working with the latest 12th generation Intel® Core™ i7 processor, up to 64GB memory, TPM 2.0 and Windows 11.
Summit Series Monitors – Stand on the Top and Go Beyond the Peak
The Summit MS321 Series Monitor brings eye-care, ergonomic design, accurate color display, and MSI’s exclusive Productivity Intelligence (P.I.) App to enhance the efficiency for users. It is equipped with the best panel with a 4K (3840×2160) resolution, 136% of sRGB, and 95% of DCI-P3, also with ergonomic design. The MSI P.I. App includes the True Color feature, KVM, Smart Brightness & Color Temperature, and Active Noise Cancellation. It will not only help you stand on the summit but will also be your window to the world.
Modern Series Monitors – Completely Change Your Mind about the Colors
“Colors, like features, follow the changes of the emotions” is what artist Pablo Picasso once remarked in the 1930s. The MSI Modern Series monitor is designed with different colors including ultramarine blue, fields of green, saliva-inducing red and yellow, elegant purple, sleek black, and white. All of these colors bring a new style to the next playground. You might not even know you like a certain color until you try it, and once you got it on the desk, the 7 color choices of the MSI Modern Series monitor will completely change your mind.