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Thank you for buying the MSI
X370 GAMING PRO CARBON
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to make sure your motherboard box contains the following items. If something is
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Drivers & Utilities
Motherboard User
Disc
Guide
Motherboard
SLI Bridge
I/O Shield
Connector
SATA Cable x2
SATA Cable Labels
1 to 2 LED Extension Y
Cable 80cm x1
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  • Page 1: Unpacking

    Unpacking Thank you for buying the MSI X370 GAMING PRO CARBON motherboard. Check ® to make sure your motherboard box contains the following items. If something is missing, contact your dealer as soon as possible. Drivers & Utilities Motherboard User...
  • Page 2: Safety Information

    Safety Information The components included in this package are prone to damage from electrostatic discharge (ESD). Please adhere to the following instructions to ensure successful computer assembly. Ensure that all components are securely connected. Loose connections may cause the computer to not recognize a component or fail to start. Hold the motherboard by the edges to avoid touching sensitive components.
  • Page 3: Quick Start

    Quick Start Preparing Tools and Components AM4 CPU ® Thermal Paste CPU Fan DDR4 Memory Power Supply Unit Chassis SATA Hard Disk Drive Graphics Card SATA DVD Drive A Package of Screws Phillips Screwdriver Quick Start...
  • Page 4: Installing A Processor

    Installing a Processor https://youtu.be/Xv89nhFk1vc Quick Start...
  • Page 5: Installing Ddr4 Memory

    Installing DDR4 memory http://youtu.be/T03aDrJPyQs DIMMB2 DIMMB2 DIMMB1 DIMMA2 DIMMA2 DIMMA2 DIMMA1 Quick Start...
  • Page 6: Connecting The Front Panel Header

    Connecting the Front Panel Header http://youtu.be/DPELIdVNZUI HDD LED + Power LED + HDD LED - Power LED - Reset Switch Power Switch Reset Switch Power Switch JFP1 Reserved No Pin JFP1 HDD LED - HDD LED HDD LED + POWER LED - POWER LED POWER LED + Quick Start...
  • Page 7: Installing The Motherboard

    Installing the Motherboard Quick Start...
  • Page 8: Installing Sata Drives

    Installing SATA Drives http://youtu.be/RZsMpqxythc Quick Start...
  • Page 9: Installing A Graphics Card

    Installing a Graphics Card http://youtu.be/mG0GZpr9w_A Quick Start...
  • Page 10: Connecting Peripheral Devices

    Connecting Peripheral Devices Quick Start...
  • Page 11: Connecting The Power Connectors

    Connecting the Power Connectors http://youtu.be/gkDYyR_83I4 ATX_PWR1 CPU_PWR1 Quick Start...
  • Page 12: Power On

    Power On Quick Start...
  • Page 13: Table Of Contents

    Contents Unpacking ......................1 Safety Information ....................2 Quick Start ......................3 Preparing Tools and Components ................3 Installing a Processor ..................... 4 Installing DDR4 memory ..................5 Connecting the Front Panel Header ............... 6 Installing the Motherboard ..................7 Installing SATA Drives.....................
  • Page 14 LIVE UPDATE 6 ...................... 60 COMMAND CENTER ..................... 62 GAMING APP ......................66 RAMDISK....................... 71 X-BOOST ....................... 72 MSI SMART TOOL ....................74 GAMING LAN MANAGER ..................76 DRAGON EYE ......................78 Nahimic 2 ......................79 XSplit Gamecaster V2 ................... 83 SteelSeries Engine 3 ....................
  • Page 15: Specifications

    Supports ECC UDIMM memory (non-ECC mode) * 7th Gen A-series/ Athlon™ processors support up to 2400 MHz only. Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory. 2x PCIe 3.0 x16 slots (PCI_E2, PCI_E4) RYZEN series processors support x16/x0, x8/x8 mode ƒ...
  • Page 16 Continued from previous page X370 Chipset ® RAID Supports RAID 0, RAID1 and RAID 10 for SATA storage devices ASMedia ASM2142 Chipset ® 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-C port ƒ on the back panel 1x USB 3.1 Gen2 (SuperSpeed USB 10Gbps) Type-A port ƒ...
  • Page 17 ACPI 5.0, PnP 1.0a, SM BIOS 3.0 Multi-language Drivers COMMAND CENTER LIVE UPDATE 6 SUPER CHARGER RAMDISK X-BOOST MSI SMART TOOL GAMING APP Software GAMING LAN MANAGER Nahimic Audio XSplit Gamecaster V2 SteelSeries Engine 3 CPU-Z MSI GAMING DRAGON EYE...
  • Page 18 VR Boost VR Ready GAMING HOTKEY GAMING MOUSE Control Click BIOS 5 AMD FreeSync™ Ready AMD OverDrive™ Ready GAMING Certified SteelSeries Certified WTFast* * This offer is valid for a limited period only, for more information please visit www.msi.com Specifications...
  • Page 19: Block Diagram

    Block Diagram HDMI DVI-D 2 Channel DDR4 Memory 4 x USB 3.1 Gen1 PCI Express Bus Realtek ALC1220 NV6795 Audio Jacks Super I/O PS/2 Mouse / Keyboard 1 x M.2 PCIe PCIe x1 slot PCIe x16 slot PCIe x1 slot Switch Switch PCIe x1 slot...
  • Page 20: Rear I/O Panel

    Rear I/O Panel Audio Ports USB 3.1 PS/2 Combo USB 3.1 Gen1 Gen2 Type-A DVI-D USB 3.1 Gen2 USB 2.0 Type-C USB 3.1 Gen1 Optical S/PDIF-Out LAN Port LED Status Table Link/ Activity LED Speed LED Status Description Status Description No link 10 Mbps connection Yellow...
  • Page 21: Realtek Hd Audio Manager

    Realtek HD Audio Manager After installing the Realtek HD Audio driver, the Realtek HD Audio Manager icon will appear in the system tray. Double click on the icon to launch. Device Selection Advanced Settings Jack Status Application Enhancement Main Volume Connector Strings Profiles...
  • Page 22 Audio jacks to headphone and microphone diagram Audio jacks to stereo speakers diagram AUDIO INPUT Audio jacks to 7.1-channel speakers diagram AUDIO INPUT Rear Front Side Center/ Subwoofer Rear I/O Panel...
  • Page 23: Overview Of Components

    Overview of Components DIMMA1 SYS_FAN1 DIMMA2 CPU_FAN1 DIMMB1 Processor CPU_PWR1 DIMMB2 Socket PUMP_FAN1 SYS_FAN4 ATX_PWR1 SYS_FAN3 PCI_E1 JBAT1 PCI_E2 JUSB4 JCI1 M2_1 SATA▼5▲6 PCI_E3 SATA▼1▲2 JTPM1 PCI_E4 PCI_E5 JSEL1 M2_2 PCI_E6 SATA4 SATA3 JAUD1 JUSB3 JLED1 JUSB2 SYS_FAN2 JUSB1 JFP1 JFP2 PWRLED1 DEMOLED1...
  • Page 24 Component Contents Port Name Port Type Page CPU_FAN1, PUMP_FAN1, SYS_ Fan Connectors FAN1~4 CPU_PWR1, ATX_PWR1 Power Connectors Processor Socket AM4 Socket DIMMA1, DIMMA2, DIMMB1, DIMM Slots DIMMB2 JAUD1 Front Audio Connector JBAT1 Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS) Jumper JCI1 Chassis Intrusion Connector JFP1, JFP2 Front Panel Connectors JLED1...
  • Page 25: Processor Socket

    This motherboard is designed to support overclocking. Before attempting to overclock, please make sure that all other system components can tolerate overclocking. Any attempt to operate beyond product specifications is not recommended. MSI does not guarantee the damages or risks caused by ®...
  • Page 26: Dimm Slots

    Due to AM4 processor/memory controller official specification limitation, the frequency of memory modules may operate lower than the marked value under the default state. Please refer www.msi.com for more information on compatible memory. Overview of Components...
  • Page 27: Pci_E1~6: Pcie Expansion Slots

    Important If you install a large and heavy graphics card, you need to use a tool such as MSI Gaming Series Graphics Card Bolster to support its weight to prevent deformation of the slot. For a single PCIe x16 expansion...
  • Page 28 PCIe bandwidth table For RYZEN series processors Slot Single 2-Way 3-Way PCI_E1 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 PCI_E2 3.0 x16* 3.0 x8* 3.0 x8* PCI_E3 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 ― PCI_E4 3.0 x8* 3.0 x8* PCI_E5 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 2.0 x1 ―...
  • Page 29 Installing SLI graphics cards For power supply recommendations for SLI configurations, please refer to the user guide of your graphics card to make sure you meet all the system requirements. To install SLI graphics cards: Turn off your computer and disconnect the power cord, install two graphics cards into the PCI_E2 and PCI_E4 slots.
  • Page 30: M2_1~2: M.2 Slots (Key M)

    M2_1~2: M.2 Slots (Key M) Video Demonstration Watch the video to learn how to use M.2 Shield. M2_1 https://youtu.be/NwtQBpkUazs M2_2 Installing M.2 module Remove the screw from the base screw. Put the screw in the notch on the trailing edge of your M.2 Remove the base screw.
  • Page 31: Sata1~6: Sata 6Gb/S Connectors

    SATA1~6: SATA 6Gb/s Connectors These connectors are SATA 6Gb/s interface ports. Each connector can connect to one SATA device. SATA6 SATA5 SATA2 SATA1 SATA4 SATA3 Important Please do not fold the SATA cable at a 90-degree angle. Data loss may result during transmission otherwise.
  • Page 32 M.2 slots with examples of various combination possibilities 1xM.2 PCIe SSD + 1xM.2 SATA SSD 2xM.2 PCIe SSDs + 6xSATA HDDs + 5xSATA HDDs PCIe PCIe PCIe SATA SATA4 SATA4 SATA3 1xM.2 SATA SSD + 1xM.2 PCIe SSD 2xM.2 SATA SSDs + 5xSATA HDDs + 6xSATA HDDs SATA SATA...
  • Page 33: Cpu_Pwr1, Atx_Pwr1: Power Connectors

    CPU_PWR1, ATX_PWR1: Power Connectors These connectors allow you to connect an ATX power supply. CPU_PWR1 Ground +12V Ground +12V Ground +12V Ground +12V +3.3V +3.3V +3.3V -12V Ground Ground PS-ON# Ground Ground Ground ATX_PWR1 Ground Ground PWR OK 5VSB +12V +12V +3.3V Ground...
  • Page 34: Jusb1~2: Usb 2.0 Connectors

    JUSB1~2: USB 2.0 Connectors These connectors allow you to connect USB 2.0 ports on the front panel. USB0- USB1- USB0+ USB1+ Ground Ground No Pin Important Note that the VCC and Ground pins must be connected correctly to avoid possible damage.
  • Page 35: Cpu_Fan1, Pump_Fan1, Sys_Fan1~4: Fan Connectors

    CPU_FAN1, PUMP_FAN1, SYS_FAN1~4: Fan Connectors Fan connectors can be classified as PWM (Pulse Width Modulation) Mode or DC Mode. PWM Mode fan connectors provide constant 12V output and adjust fan speed with speed control signal. DC Mode fan connectors control fan speed by changing voltage. When you plug a 3-pin (Non-PWM) fan to a fan connector in PWM mode, the fan speed will always maintain at 100%, which might create a lot of noise.
  • Page 36: Jaud1: Front Audio Connector

    JAUD1: Front Audio Connector This connector allows you to connect audio jacks on the front panel. MIC L Ground MIC R Head Phone R MIC Detection SENSE_SEND No Pin Head Phone L Head Phone Detection JCI1: Chassis Intrusion Connector This connector allows you to connect the chassis intrusion switch cable. Normal Trigger the chassis intrusion event...
  • Page 37: Jfp1, Jfp2: Front Panel Connectors

    JFP1, JFP2: Front Panel Connectors These connectors connect to the switches and LEDs on the front panel. JFP1 HDD LED + Power LED + HDD LED - Power LED - Reset Switch Power Switch Reset Switch Power Switch Reserved No Pin Speaker - Buzzer + JFP2...
  • Page 38: Jbat1: Clear Cmos (Reset Bios) Jumper

    JBAT1: Clear CMOS (Reset BIOS) Jumper There is CMOS memory onboard that is external powered from a battery located on the motherboard to save system configuration data. If you want to clear the system configuration, set the jumpers to clear the CMOS memory. Keep Data Clear CMOS/ Reset BIOS...
  • Page 39: Jled1: Rgb Led Strip Connector

    JLED1: RGB LED strip connector This connector allows you to connect the extended 5050 RGB LED strips. +12V 5050 LED strip Extension cable JLED1 Video Demonstration Watch the video to learn how to install 5050 RGB LED strips to RGB LED connector.
  • Page 40: Onboard Leds

    Onboard LEDs DIMM LEDs These LEDs indicate the memory modules are installed. GPU LED This LED indicates the CPU’ s iGPU is not detected and you need to install a graphic card. DIMM LEDs GPU LED PCIe x16 slot LEDs These LEDs indicate the PCIe x16 slots status.
  • Page 41: Bios Setup

    BIOS Setup The default settings offer the optimal performance for system stability in normal conditions. You should always keep the default settings to avoid possible system damage or failure booting unless you are familiar with BIOS. Important BIOS items are continuously update for better system performance. Therefore, the description may be slightly different from the latest BIOS and should be for reference only.
  • Page 42: Resetting Bios

    Updating BIOS Updating BIOS with M-FLASH Before updating: Please download the latest BIOS file that matches your motherboard model from MSI website. And then save the BIOS file into the USB flash drive. Updating BIOS: Press Del key to enter the BIOS Setup during POST.
  • Page 43: Ez Mode

    EZ Mode At EZ mode, it provides the basic system information and allows you to configure the basic setting. To configure the advanced BIOS settings, please enter the Advanced Mode by pressing the Setup Mode switch or F7 function key. Screenshot Setup Mode switch Search...
  • Page 44 Information display - click on the CPU, Memory, Storage, Fan Info and Help buttons on left side to display related information. Function buttons - enable or disable the LAN Option ROM, HD audio controller, AHCI, RAID, CPU Fan Fail Warning Control and BIOS Log Review by clicking on their respective button.
  • Page 45: Advanced Mode

    Advanced Mode Press Setup Mode switch or F7 function key can switch between EZ Mode and Advanced Mode in BIOS setup. Screenshot Setup Mode switch Search Language System information GAME BOOST switch Boot device priority bar BIOS menu BIOS menu selection selection Menu display...
  • Page 46: Settings

    SETTINGS System Status System Date Sets the system date. Use tab key to switch between date elements. The format is <day> <month> <date> <year>. <day> Day of the week, from Sun to Sat, determined by BIOS. Read-only. <month> The month from Jan. through Dec. <date>...
  • Page 47 fPCI Latency Timer [32] Sets latency timer of PCI interface device. [Options: 32, 64, 96, 128, 160, 192, 224, 248 PCI Bus clocks] ACPI Settings Sets ACPI parameters of onboard power LED behaviors. Press Enter to enter the sub- menu. fPower LED [Blinking] Sets shining behaviors of the onboard Power LED.
  • Page 48 fSATA Mode [AHCI Mode] Sets the operation mode of the onboard SATA controller. [AHCI Mode] Specify the AHCI mode for SATA storage devices. AHCI (Advanced Host Controller Interface) offers some advanced features to enhance the speed and performance of SATA storage device, such as Native Command Queuing (NCQ) and hot-plugging.
  • Page 49 Power Management Setup Sets system Power Management of EuP2013 and AC Power Loss behaviors. Press Enter to enter the sub-menu. fErP Ready [Disabled] Enables or disables the system power consumption according to ErP regulation. [Enabled] Optimize the system power consumption according to ErP regulation.
  • Page 50 fWake Up Event By [BIOS] Selects the wake up event by BIOS or operating system. [BIOS] Activates the following items, set wake up events of these items. [OS] The wake up events will be defined by OS. fResume By RTC Alarm [Disabled] Disables or enables the system wake up by RTC Alarm.
  • Page 51: Boot

    Secure Erase+ Enables or disables Secure Erase+ function. Secure Erase+ is the best way to effectively wipe all data from a SSD. Please note that data of SSD will be erased after enabling Secure Erase+. Intel (R) I211 Gigabit Shows driver information and configuration of the Ethernet controller parameter. Boot Sets the sequence of system boot devices.
  • Page 52 User Password Sets User Password for system security. User has limited rights to change the BIOS items with user password. This item will be available when administrator password is set. After setting the user password, the state of this item will show Installed. Password Check [Setup] Selects a condition that will request the password.
  • Page 53: Save & Exit

    fChassis Intrusion [Disabled] Enables or disables recording messages while the chassis is opened. This function is ready for the chassis equips a chassis intrusion switch. [Enabled] Once the chassis is opened, the system will record and issue a warning message. [Reset] Clear the warning message.
  • Page 54 Important Overclocking your PC manually is only recommended for advanced users. Overclocking is not guaranteed, and if done improperly, it could void your warranty or severely damage your hardware. If you are unfamiliar with overclocking, we advise you to use GAME BOOST function for easy overclocking.
  • Page 55 CPU Voltages control [Auto] These options allows you to set the voltages related to CPU. If set to Auto, BIOS will set these voltages automatically or you can set it manually. DRAM Voltages control [Auto] These options allows you to set the voltages related to memory. If set to Auto, BIOS will set these voltages automatically or you can set it manually.
  • Page 56: M-Flash

    M-FLASH provides the way to update BIOS with a USB flash drive. Please download the latest BIOS file that matches your motherboard model from MSI website, save the BIOS file into your USB flash drive. And then follow the steps below to update BIOS.
  • Page 57: Oc Profile

    OC PROFILE Overclocking Profile 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6 Overclocking Profile 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6 management. Press Enter to enter the sub-menu. fSet Name for Overclocking Profile 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6 Name the current overclocking profile. fSave Overclocking Profile 1/ 2/ 3/ 4/ 5/ 6 Save the current overclocking profile.
  • Page 58: Hardware Monitor

    HARDWARE MONITOR Temperature & Speed Fan Manage Setting Buttons Voltage display Temperature & Speed Shows the current CPU temperature, system temperature and fans' speeds. Fan Manage PWM - allows you to select the PWM mode for fan operation. ƒ DC - allows you to select the DC mode for fan operation. ƒ...
  • Page 59: Software Description

    7/ 10 disc into your optical drive. ® Note: Due to chipset limitation, during the Windows 7 installation process, USB optical drives or USB flash drives are not supported. You can use MSI Smart Tool to install Windows ® Press the Restart button on the computer case.
  • Page 60: Live Update 6

    LIVE UPDATE 6 LIVE UPDATE 6 is an application for the MSI system to scan and download the latest ® drivers, BIOS and utilities. With LIVE UPDATE 6, you don’ t need to search the drivers on websites, and don’ t need to know the models of motherboard and graphics cards.
  • Page 61: Total Installer

    Select the Live Update tab. Choose Automatic scan, system will automatically scan all the items and search for the latest update files. Or you can choose Manual scan and select the items you wish to scan. Click the Scan button at the bottom. It may take several moments to complete the process.
  • Page 62: Command Center

    COMMAND CENTER COMMAND CENTER is an user-friendly software and exclusively developed by MSI, helping users to adjust system settings and monitor status under OS. With the help of COMMAND CENTER, making it possible to achieve easier and efficient monitoring process and adjustments than that under BIOS. In addition, the COMMAND CENTER can be a server for mobile remote control application.
  • Page 63 CPU Fan CPU Fan control panel provides Smart mode and Manual Mode. You can switch the control mode by clicking the Smart Mode and Manual Mode buttons on the top of the CPU Fan control panel. Manual Mode - allows you to manually control the CPU fan speed by percentage.
  • Page 64 GAME BOOST GAME BOOST provides a specified CPU frequency for overclocking the CPU. Option Buttons - Advanced When click the Advanced button, The Voltage, Fan ,DRAM and Sensor icons will appear. Voltage - allows you to adjust advanced voltage values of CPU and chipset. Fan - allows you to control the system fans speed.
  • Page 65 Find the IP address on the SoftAP Management Setting area, and enter the IP address on your MSI COMMAND CENTER APP to link your system. ® Press Refresh on the MSI COMMAND CENTER APP to verify that monitoring and ® OC functions are working properly.
  • Page 66: Gaming App

    Connect your android device and motherboard to the same local area network. Run MSI GAMING APP APP on your android device. ® Press the Remote Control Setting icon on the MSI GAMING APP APP to find the ® paired device Name you set in the Remote Control Setting panel.
  • Page 67 LED function allows you to control LED lights on your motherboard. ON/OFF LED Area Selection LED ON/OFF - allows you to turn ON/ OFF the LED function. LED Area Selection - separately controls each segment of LEDs on your motherboard and graphics cards. LED effects - switches LEDs on or off.
  • Page 68 Eye Rest Eye Rest allows you to optimize the display on your monitor. EyeRest - reduces blue-light of your LED backlit screen, in order to protect your eyes. Gaming - automatically increases contrast ratio of your screen. Movie - automatically increases dynamic contrast ratio of your screen. Customize - allows you to adjust gamma, contrast and color balance for your screen.
  • Page 69 Login Keys - provides hotkey login function. ƒ MSI Smart Keys - allows you to define hotkeys for MSI Smart Keys. ƒ Hotkey Manager - allows you to create, edit and delete hotkeys. Current Hotkeys - shows all existing hotkeys.
  • Page 70 Mouse Master Mouse Master provides mouse macro function. You can also use it to change DPI of your mouse. DPI Setting Delay Time Default Button Macro Hot Key DPI Hot Key Mouse Action Action List Test Area Edit Buttons Clear Button Load Button Save Button Delay Time - allows you to apply a delay time in mouse macro.
  • Page 71: Ramdisk

    RAMDISK RAMDISK creates a virtual RAM drive using the available memory in your computer, the performance of the RAMDISK is faster than an SSD and hard drive. RAMDISK allows you to store any temporary information on it. Furthermore, using the RAMDISK will extend your SSD’...
  • Page 72: X-Boost

    X-BOOST The MSI X-BOOST allows you to select the system performance mode to meet your current system environment or support faster storage access speed for your external storage or memory cards. Easy In Easy page, you can select one system performance mode to meet the current system environment.
  • Page 73 Setting - enables or disables Run X-BOOST when windows starts. Important Please note that you can only select one mode at a time from Easy or Advance page as MSI X-BOOST function. The improved transfer rate/ access speed will vary with the USB/ storage device. Software Description...
  • Page 74: Msi Smart Tool

    MSI SMART TOOL MSI SMART TOOL is a convenient tool that can help you to create your Windows installation USB flash drive with USB 3.0 drivers, and it can also create a super RAID. Main menu After installing and activating MSI SMART TOOL, it will display a main menu for you to choose Win7 Smart Tool or Super RAID.
  • Page 75 Super RAID This utility allows you to create a Super RAID in Windows system. To create a Super RAID: Use checkboxs to select the disks you want included in your RAID. Choose Speed Up or Backup for RAID type. y Speed Up = RAID0 y Backup = RAID1 Click Start.
  • Page 76: Gaming Lan Manager

    GAMING LAN MANAGER GAMING LAN MANAGER is an utility for traffic shaping for the Windows 7/ 10. It can keep your internet fast during heavy upload/ download and improve your ping for online games. If your motherboard has a Wi-Fi module, GAMING LAN MANAGER provides virtual access point function for traffic shaping for your mobile devices.
  • Page 77 Speed Testing The speed testing is used to optimize bandwidth usage. To test the Upload and Down- load speed, please follow the steps below: Click the Network Test block in GAMING LAN MANAGER. Click Test Network Speed button. The test takes several minutes to test your network speed.
  • Page 78: Dragon Eye

    DRAGON EYE DRAGON EYE allows you to watch game guides, tutorials, live match or tournament stream while gaming. In game, you can use hotkeys to control/adjust the settings of DRAGON EYE. Size Settings Position Settings On / Off Switch Help Transparency Settings Video List Hotkeys Information...
  • Page 79: Nahimic 2

    HD Audio Recorder2 and Sound Tracker. Installation and Update Nahimic 2 is included in the audio driver. If you need to install it or update it, please use the Driver Disc with your motherboard or download the driver from MSI’ s official website. Audio Tab From this tab, you can access all of Nahimic 2’...
  • Page 80 Smart Loudness - maintains a constant volume for all elements of the audio ƒ experience to making them all sound softer, balanced or louder. Voice Clarity - boosts the speech in movies, video games and incoming ƒ communication from +0 through +12 dB (0 to 100%). Reset Button - restores the current profile to its default values.
  • Page 81 Device properties - allows you to boost the volume and modify the left/ right ƒ balance of microphone. Clicks on this button and a device properties panel will show. Microphone Loopback - turns the microphone loopback On/Off. In order to avoid any feedback (Larsen effect).
  • Page 82 Control Page - by clicking the arrow button, you can access the control page. Audio Launchpad ON/OFF - switches the Audio Launchpad on or off. ƒ HD Audio Recorder 2 - The HD Audio Recorder 2 is, by default, automatically ƒ...
  • Page 83: Xsplit Gamecaster V2

    Login button. Important When starting XSplit Gamecaster V2 on select MSI gaming laptops, all-in ones or on ® machines that contain select MSI motherboards or graphics cards, you will receive ®...
  • Page 84 Learning stream and record Refer to the Start page of XSplit Gamecaster V2 to learn how to stream and record your gameplay. Tool Tip When you click the question mark next to a feature name on the panel, a tooltip will show, describing the particular function of that item.
  • Page 85 Share Button - If you authorize your Facebook, Twitter, and/or Google+ accounts, you can quickly share your stream URL and status update within the overlay. Annotations - This feature of XSplit Gamecaster V2 allows you to draw directly onto your game play. You can activate annotation mode by clicking on the pencil button in the overlay.
  • Page 86 Microphone Settings - In this region, you can select your desired microphone. What is shown in the list depends on what you have connected to your PC. If you don’ t see your desired device in the list, please make sure that it is detected and it is not disabled in your recording devices list in the Windows Sound Menu (Start >...
  • Page 87: Steelseries Engine 3

    SteelSeries Engine 3 SteelSeries Engine 3 is a unified platform built to support all of SteelSeries products. It can deploy your saved device settings automatically when switching between your favorite games or applications. After installation the SteelSeries Engine background processes will start and the interface will open automatically.
  • Page 88 Configuring Your Devices You can custom configurations for SteelSeries devices in their Configuration Windows. The top left displays the name of the configuration you are viewing, the body features widgets for customizing various functions of the device, and at the bottom are Save/ Revert buttons, a Live Preview toggle, and a button to open/close the collapsible Configuration List Panel.
  • Page 89: Cpu-Z

    CPU-Z CPU-Z is an utility that gathers information on some of the main devices of your system. CPU Tab - shows processor name, code name, package, specification, instructions sets, core speed and cache levels. Caches Tab - shows extended information related to the cache capabilities. Mainboard Tab - shows motherboard manufacturer, model name, chipset, BIOS version and graphic interface.
  • Page 90: Troubleshooting

    Troubleshooting Lost BIOS password Before sending the motherboard for RMA repair, try to go over troubleshooting Clear the CMOS, but that will cause guide first to see if your got similar you to lose all customized settings in symptoms as mentioned below. the BIOS.
  • Page 91: Regulatory Notices

    EU REACH Regulation (Regulation EC No. 1907/2006 of the European Parliament and the This device complies with part 15 of the FCC Rules. Council), MSI provides the information of chemical Operation is subject to the following two conditions: substances in products at: (1) This device may not cause harmful interference, and http://www.msi.com/html/popup/csr/evmtprtt_pcm.
  • Page 92 MSI will comply with the product take entregar a una empresa autorizada para la recogida de back requirements at the end of life of MSI-branded estos residuos.
  • Page 93 MSI si adeguerà a tale Direttiva ritirando tutti i prodotti marchiati MSI che sono stati venduti all’interno dell’Unione Europea alla fine del loro ciclo di vita.
  • Page 94 Alternatively, please try the following help resources for further guidance. y Visit the MSI website for technical guide, BIOS updates, driver updates, and other information: http://www.msi.com y Register your product at: http://register.msi.com...