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MSI X299 PRO Intel Socket 2066 Motherboard

CCL Code: MBD2724
Manufacturer Code: X299 PRO
| Manufacturer: MSI

Key Features:

  • Socket 2066
  • Intel X299 Chipset
  • 6 x SATA & 9 x USB Ports
  • DDR4 (max 256GB, 8 slots)
  • ATX Form Factor

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X299 PRO
1 Clear CMOS Button
2 USB 3.2 Gen1 Ports
3 Dual LAN included 1x 2.5G LAN
4 USB 3.2 Gen2 x2
5 Golden audio jacks with S/PDIF
6 Extended Heatsink Design
Leading heatsinks design, for maximum cooling.
7 Core Boost
With premium layout and digital power design to support more cores and provide better performance.
8 DDR4 Boost
Optimized traces and isolated memory circuitry.
9 PCI-E Steel Armor
Protecting VGA cards against bending and EMI.
10 Twin Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield Frozr
Support up to 32 Gb/s NVMe devices, ready for Intel® Optane™ memory, thermal enhancement design for M.2 devices.
11 Front USB 3.2 Gen2 Type-C
Reversible connector, easy to access.
12 Audio Boost 4 with amplifier
Optimized gaming audio using best components
MSI X299 PRO overview
MSI X299 PRO & 400M
Core Boost
Core Boost technology combines MSI’s premium layout and digital power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, but creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking.
MSI X299 PRO Double Power Connectors
Double Power Connectors
Double 8-pin connectors delivering adequate power supply for multi-core CPU, unleash the ultimate performance with the most reliable motherboard for best gaming experience and extreme overclocking.
All-metal extended heatsink cover enlarge the surface of heat dissipation, ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
MSI X299 PRO 4X Faster Lightning USB 20G
4X Faster Lightning USB 20G
Large data and files transfer is always troublesome for designers, editors, animators and other prosumers. The transmission speed of the latest USB 3.2 Gen2x2 is 4 times faster than USB 3.2 Gen1 solution. Powered by ASMedia 3242 chip, X299 PRO provides stable high speed transmission to save time on backup and other essential data transfer processes.
MSI X299 PRO Twin Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield FROZR
Twin Turbo M.2 with M.2 Shield FROZR
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.
MSI motherboards are crammed with features to fuel your system’s memory with more speed, higher overclockability and increased stability. Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing.
X299 PRO features high-bandwidth and low-latency dual Ethernet networks for demanding creators and power users. Onboard 2.5Gbps connectivity provides incredible data transfer speed faster than ever before. MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive for your applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency.
MSI X299 PRO Multiple GPU supports and steel armor
Multiple GPU supports and steel armor

X299 PRO supports multiple GPU solution. Optimal PCI-Express slot placement allows for better fitting and airflow. That way, you can enjoy the best graphics at the highest framerate jumping from your screen when running an NVIDIA® SLI or AMD® CrossFire setup

Steel Armor has more solder points on the PCB for more strength and protects the PCI-Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a stutter-free user experience.

MSI X299 PRO Audio Boost 4
Audio Boost 4
Audio Boost 4 lets you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound. A dedicated Hi-Def ALC1220 audio processor delivers 32-bit/120dB HIFI sound quality, to make sure you experience studio grade audio quality. For sound designer, there is no distortion cause you are using the widespread high quality audio chipset.

Main Features

  • Supports Intel Core X-series Processors 10000/9000/78xx(above)series for LGA2066 Socket
  • Supports DDR4 Memory, 8 DIMMs, Quad Channel Max Frequency DDR4-4200+(OC)
  • Lightning USB 20G: Powered by ASMedia ASM3242 USB 3.2 Gen2x2 controller, offers the fastest USB speeds with stability.
  • Twin Turbo M.2: Running at PCI-E Gen3 x4 maximizes performance for NVMe based SSDs.
  • Set Core Power Free: Core Boost, 2x8 pin CPU power connector, Core Boost, DDR4 Boost
  • Extended Heatsink Design: MSI extended PWM and enhanced circuit design ensures even high-end processors to run in full speed.
  • Dual LAN: Premium network solution included 1x 2.5G LAN for professional and multimedia use. Delivers a secure, stable and fast network connection.
  • Audio Boost 4: Reward your ears with studio grade sound quality.
  • Multi-GPU: With Steel armor PCI-E slots. Supports 3-Way SLI / Crossfire


CPU Socket Socket 2066
CPU Brand Intel
Installed Processors (Max) 0 (1)
Supported Processor Manufacturer Intel
Supported Processors Intel Core X-series 10000/ 9000/ 78xx (above) processors
64-bit Support Yes
Socket LGA2066

Rear Panel I/O Ports

USB Ports 1 x USB 3.2 Type-C
4 x USB 3.0
4 x USB 2.0
Keyboard/Mouse Combo Port 1 x PS/2
RJ-45 Ports 2 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

Internal I/O Connectors

SATA Connectors 6 x SATA III
USB Connectors 1 x USB 3.1
2 x USB 3.0
2 x USB 2.0
Front Panel Connectors 1 x Front Panel
1 x Front Audio
Cooling Fan Support 1 x CPU fan
1 x Water Pump
4 x System fans
Chassis Intrusion Connector 1 x Chassis Intrusion
TPM Header 1 x TPM
Power Connector Port 1 x 20+4-pin ATX
2 x 4+4-pin EPS
Other Connectors 2 x M.2, Socket 3, M Key (Type 2242/2260/2280/22110)
1 x VROC connector
1 x Thunderbolt AiC connector


Memory Bus Speed 4200+(OC)/ 4000(OC)/ 3800 (OC)/ 3733(OC)/ 3600(OC)/ 3466(OC)/ 3400(OC)/ 3333(OC)/ 3300(OC)/ 3200(OC)/ 3000(OC)/ 2933/ 2666/ 2400/ 2133 MHz
Memory Type DDR4
Maximum RAM 256 GB
Memory Slot 8 x DIMM


Chipset Manufacturer Intel
Northbridge X299
RAID Supported Yes
RAID Format RAID 0, 1, 5, 10 (SATA)
RAID 0, 1 (M.2 PCIe)
SATA Supported Yes


Number of PCI Express Slots 4 x PCI Express 3.0 x16

Graphics Device

Integrated Graphics Supported No


Integrated Sound Realtek ALC1220


Integrated Network Intel I219-V
Realtek RTL8125-CG
Network Speeds Supported 10/100/1000 Mbps
10/100/1000/2500 Mbps
Wireless LAN No
Bluetooth No

System Requirements

Operating Systems Supported Microsoft Windows 10 64-bit


SLi/Crossfire Features Supports 3-Way NVIDIA SLI Technology
Supports 3-Way AMD CrossFire Technology


Form Factor ATX Motherboard
In The Box X299 PRO Motherboard
User Guide
Quick Start Guide
Cable Labels
Warranty Card
Stand off Notice
MSI Badge
Driver Disc
I/O Shield
2 x SATA Cables
Width 305 mm
Length 244 mm

Key Features

Firewire No
Wireless Network No
Memory Channel Quad
On-board Audio Type 7.1
Number of SATA Ports 6 port(s)
Number of USB Ports 9 port(s)
SATA III Support Yes
USB 3.0 Support Yes
Multi GPU Support Both
VGA Connection No
DVI Connection No
HDMI Connection No
DisplayPort Connection No
Motherboard Form Factor ATX
Motherboard Power Connectors 8 + 8-Pin
Motherboard Chipset Intel X299
Thunderbolt No
USB 3.1 Support Yes
Internal USB3.0 Header Yes
M.2 Support Yes
On-board RGB Control None
Memory Speed 4200 MHz
Skip Audio Test No
Addressable RGB No


Warranty 1 Year

Item Details

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code X299 PRO
EAN 4719072676056
Condition New

Warranty Information

Warranty 1 Year

Manufacturer Information

Manufacturer MSI
Manufacturer Code X299 PRO
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