The MSI X99A Godlike Gaming Carbon is the ultimate gaming motherboard supporting the new Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processor. With eight DDR4 DIMMs and five PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, you can take this system to the extreme with 4-way SLI or Crossfire configurations. It also comes equipped with DoubleShot-X3 Pro that combines the Killer WiFi and two Killer E2400 Gigabit LAN for improved online gaming performance.
Similar to the X99A Godlike Gaming Carbon in terms of specifications, the X99A XPower Gaming Titanium takes on a white hue for those wanting a more unique looking motherboard. In addition to the five PCIe 3.0 x16 slots, this board also comes with an additional PCIe x1 slot. The networking component on this board is based on the Intel i218-V Gigabit LAN, while its Wi-Fi module is based on the Intel 8260.
Unlike the previous titanium colored board, the new Z170A MPower Gaming Titanium is based on the Z170 chipset supporting the 6th generation Intel Core i7, i5 and i3 processors. It comes equipped with four DDR4 DIMM, three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots and three PCIe x1 slots. There are also two M.2 Gen3 x4 slots and one U.2 port for high-performance SSD storage, while six SATA 6Gbps ports are available for your regular storage HDDs. There's no Wi-Fi module on this particular board and you'll only find a regular Intel i219-V Gigabit LAN controller. Also, MSI will bundle a 5.25-inch USB 3.1 Type-C front access bay.
The X99A Gaming Pro Carbon is quite similar to the Godlike Gaming Carbon motherboard except for a few differences that made it seem more mortal than godly. You'll find only four PCIe 3.0 x16 slots and two PCIe x1 slots on this board. Also, instead of the Killer network controller, this board comes equipped with only an Intel i218-V Gigabit LAN controller. It's still a very feature rich motherboard for gamers wanting the best performance for their games, but refuse to pay for extra frills like the dual Killer gigabit LAN and Wi-Fi modules.
The Z170A Krait Gaming 3X features MSI's Military Class 5 components using high-quality parts like new titanium chokes for enhanced reliability and durability. Apart from that and design differences, the specifications of the board is pretty much similar to the Z170A MPower Gaming Titanium board.
The MSI B150M Mortar Arctic is based on the Intel B150 chipset supporting the latest 6th generation Intel Core processors. It comes with two PCIe 3.0 x16 slots supporting dual Crossfire configuration. On top of that, you'll also find a M.2 Gen3 x4 slot for SSD storage and six SATA 6Gbps ports. Network controller is based on the more common Realtek RTL8111H Gigabit LAN controller. In addition to a unique white look, the board also comes with LED ambient lights for added effects.
The B150M Bazooka Plus is a simple micro-ATX board with only bare necessities but perfect for all kinds of usage. Based on the Intel B150 chipset, the board comes with only one PCIe 3.0 x16 slot and two PCIe x1 slots, while other features remain the same as the B150M Mortar Arctic.
The MSI X99A Workstation is a board dedicated for serious computing although it's based on the Intel X99 chipset for Intel Core i7 Extreme Edition processors. The board features three PCIe 3.0 x16 slots supporting up to 3-way SLI or Crossfire configurations. The board comes with one Turbo M.2 32Gbps slot, one U.2 32Gbps slot, and 10 SATA 6Gbps ports (where two of them are assigned for SATA-E support). It also features server-grade network performance with the Intel I218-M and I210-AT gigabit LAN controllers.
The MSI E3 Krait Gaming V5 is a unique gaming board that utilizes server components like the Intel Xeon E3 v5 series processors and the Intel C232 chipset. Although it will only provide limited overclocking capabilities, the board does offer server-grade reliability. The board is equipped with one Turbo M.2 32Gbps slot, six SATA ports, two PCIe x1 slots, and two PCI slots for legacy peripherals.