MSI Z170A Gaming M5 Motherboard Review

Included Software & Features
One really cool thing about this motherboard is that the post-code display will actually show your CPU temperature in real-time!

MSI Z170A Gaming M5 Motherboard

MSI’s Command Center software allows you to fine-tune your system from within Windows. It worked quite well and it has a lot of different options.

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MSI’s Gaming App allows you to set three different modes (OC, Gaming, Silent). Also set in the Gaming app you have Gaming Hotkey, OSD display settings, and Mouse Master.

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MSI includes a RAM Disk software that allows you to create a RAM disk for caching.


Since the network controller is a Killer chip the board comes with Killer’s Network manager, which allows you to configure everything.


MSI’s live update software allows you to search for updates for the BIOS, MSI utilities and more.


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