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FAQ: Specifications Mainboard "MSI MAG Z390M MORTAR"

FAQs about the mainboard MSI MAG Z390M MORTAR

MSN 20066934

  • Which processors (CPUs) can be used?

    • Intel Core processor of the 8th generation (Coffee Lake)
    • Intel Core processor of the 9th generation (Coffee Lake Refresh)
    • Pentium Gold / Celeron CPUs for Socket LGA1151
  • What is the maximum amount of working memory(RAM) that can be installed?

  • There are 4 memory slots on the mainboard each with 16 GB RAM. The maximum capacity is therefore 64 GB.

    Modul: 288-Pin DIMM
    Typ: SDRAM DDR4
    Takt: 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
    Voltage: 1.2 V
    Feature: keine ECC-Unterstützung


    Please note that in the 32-bit editions of Windows operating systems a maximum of about 3.2 GB memory is detected.You can find more information about this on the Microsoft website.

  • Which M.2 cards can be used?

  • Slot Interface Dimensions Key(s) Hints
    1 PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA 6Gb/s 2242, 2260, 2280, 22110 M key Intel Optane Memory Ready
    2 PCIe 3.0 x4, SATA 6Gb/s 2280 M key Intel Optane Memory Ready
    3   2242 E key nur WLAN

    SATA2 port will be unavailable when installing SATA M.2 SSD in M2_1 slot.

    For the fastening you need a screw with a metric M2 thread and a length between 2.5 mm and 3.0 mm. The head should have a diameter of 4 mm to a maximum of 5 mm. If the screws are not available in your local specialist shop, you can find them in online shops.

  • What is the front pin assignment for the mainboard?

  • frontpanel-mortar2.png

  • Overview of the onboard components

  • components-mortar.png
  • LAN Port LED States

  • lan-led-mortar.png
  • Assignment of the audio ports (rear)

  • audio-ports-mortar.png
  • Does the board support multi GPU?

  • Multi-GPU Supports 2-Way AMD® CrossFire™ Technology

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‎06.05.2021 14:29
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