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MSI MEG Z390 ACE Intel Socket 1151 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2556
Manufacturer Code: MEG Z390 ACE
Manufacturer: MSI
MSI MEG Z390 ACE Intel Socket 1151 Motherboard

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Key Features:

  • Socket 1151
  • Intel Z390 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 10 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 64GB, 4 slots)
  • ATX Form Factor

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1 Pre-Installed I/O Shielding
2 Clear CMOS & FlashBack+
3 Killer™ E2500 Gigabit LAN
4 USB 3.1 Gen2
5 Golden Audio Jacks with S/PDIF
6 Mystic Light Infinity
Personalize the color with infinity design
7 Solid heatsink
Delivers best cooling for the ultimate performance
8 Dual Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
Compatible with the latest PC chassis
9 DDR4 Boost with Steel Armor
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry
10 Triple Turbo M.2 with Shield FROZR
Keeps 3x M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster
11 Game Boost Button
8 gears for the processor performance
12 Audio Boost HD
Dedicate audio processor with ESS DAC to optimize sound experience
MSI MEG Z390 ACE overview
Personalize your PC with 16.8 million colors / 17 effects with MSI Mystic Light APP, making your system come alive with infinity.
MSI MEG Z390 ACE Mystic Light
Customize colors Customize effects Mystic Light App
Works with certified Mystic Light Sync products:
Mystic Light Sync logo Mystic Light vendors
Featuring the pre-installed I/O shielding, makes your installation process easier and safer. The patent-pending design protect your I/O ports also prevent electrostatic discharge damage, makes your motherboard a strong gaming foundation.
Pre-installed I/O Shielding
Dominate the Game with the Lowest Latency
Get ready to crush your enemies on the battlefield with MSI GAMING LAN. Featuring the highest quality components tuned to deliver the best online gaming experience with Killer's exclusive network management to prioritize game traffic over any other network traffic.
Powered by:
Optimize Killer Gaming LAN
Use your LAN port for online gaming while using WiFi for other online applications. The Intel® Wi-Fi / Bluetooth solution uses smart MU-MIMO technology, delivering AC speeds up to 1.73Gbps.
wifi devices
Cooling your NVMe SSD delays throttling which results in higher overall performance. Part of the motherboards heatsink design which helps avoid SSD throttling by offering the best thermal protection.
MEG Z390 ACE Shield
Without M.2 Shield With M.2 Shield
1 Delays throttling
2 Higher maximum transfer speed
3 Faster overall drive performance
High Definition
ALC1220 Audio Processor
audioboost 4
Supports DSD Super Audio CD playback & recording (64x better than regular CD quality)
*120dB SNR / 32-bit
audioboost ess dac
Recreates the optimal natural analogue sound with ultra-low distortion to ensure a perfect, realistic display of sound.
High Quality
Audio Capacitors
audioboost hight quality audio capacitors
A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured.
Golden Audio
jacks with S/PDIF
golden audio jacks with s/pdif
Keep your sound perfect by transmit your audio with pure digital signal
Maximize your USB Device performance
Transfer your favorite games, music and movies over USB faster than ever. MSI offers a wide variety of options to connect and boost your USB 3.1 devices, delivering lightning-fast transfer speeds!
Reversible connector USB Type-C
Reversible connector


Up to 20% faster with DRAGON CENTER
Dual Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
Unmatched Memory Performance
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your gaming rig’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability.
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DDR4 Boost performance
Best compatibility
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games.
Best compatibility chart
DDR4 Steel Armor
With DDR4 Steel Armor
Your in-game advantage
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game using an array of unique MSI GAMING tools. Clever hardware & software tools, created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.
Gaming Hotkey
Gaming Hotkey
Multi GPU
1 second overclocking
Game Boost 1 second overclocking

Main Features

  • Supports 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Gold / Celeron® processors for LGA 1151 socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, up to 4500(OC) MHz
  • Mystic Light Infinity: 16.8 million colors / 29 effects controlled in one click. Mystic Light Extension supports both RGB and RAINBOW LED strip
  • Pre-installed I/O Shielding: Better EMI protection and more convenience for installation
  • Lightning Fast Game Experience: 3x Turbo M.2 with Shield Frozr, Dual Front USB 3.1 Gen2 Type-C
  • Audio Boost HD: Isolated audio with a high quality audio processor with ESS DAC & Nahimic for the most immersive gaming experience
  • M.2 Shield Frozr: Strengthened built-in M.2 thermal solution. Keeps M.2 SSDs safe while preventing throttling, making them run faster
  • Game Boost: One second automated overclocking by controlling up-to-11 gears, your PC gets another adrenalin shot


Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors 9th / 8th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® Gold / Celeron® processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA1151


Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Northbridge Z390
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10
SATA Supported Yes

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.1 Type-C
5 x USB 3.1 Type-A
4 x USB 2.0
RJ-45 Ports 1 x RJ-45
Audio Line In Ports 1 x 3.5mm Jack
Audio Line Out Ports 3 x 3.5mm Jacks
Microphone In Port 1 x 3.5mm Jack
S/PDIF Port 1 x S/PDIF Optical Out
Antenna Connectors 2 x Antenna

Internal I/O Connectors

Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan
1 x Water Pump fan
5 x System fans
SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 2 x USB 3.1 Type-C
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 1 x M.2, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
2 x M.2, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280)
2 x RGB LED connectors
1 x RAINBOW LED connector
1 x CORSAIR LED connector


Number of PCI Express Slots 3 x PCI Express 3.0 x16 (@ x16/x0/x0, x8/x8/x0 or x8/x4/x4)
3 x PCI Express 3.0 x1


Memory Bus Speed 4500(OC)/ 4400(OC)/ 4300(OC)/ 4266(OC)/ 4200(OC)/ 4133(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3866(OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC) /2800(OC)/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
Maximum RAM 64 GB
Memory Type DDR4
Memory Slot 4 x DIMM


Integrated Sound Realtek® ALC1220


Integrated Network Killer™ E2500
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
Wireless LAN Yes
Wireless Network Speed Up to 1.73 Gbps
Bluetooth Yes
Bluetooth Version 5.0

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft® Windows® 10 64-bit


Drivers Included
SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 2-Way NVIDIA® SLI™ Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology


Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box MSI MEG Z390 ACE Motherboard
User Guide
Quick Installation Guide
Warranty Card
LED Extension Cables
Support DVD
Cable Stickers
4 x SATA Cables
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Motherboard Power Connectors 4 + 4-Pin x 2
Motherboard Chipset Intel Z390
Motherboard Model MSI MEG Z390 ACE
WiFi Speed 1733 Mbps
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control MSI Mystic Sync
Price (Bundles) 224.3
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Multi GPU Support Both
Wireless Network Yes
Memory Channel Dual
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 10 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code MEG Z390 ACE
EAN 4719072595012
UPC 824142169841
Condition New

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