With traditional memory design the memory signals are often distorted by electromagnetic signals from other components, making the system perform slower or become unstable. MSI introduces DDR4 Boost technology with optimized traces and fully isolated memory circuitry. This design ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance and stability.
Engineered to cater even the most demanding professional. By using industries’ highest quality components, with an unmatched R&D design and extreme QA testing, the C236 WORKSTATION motherboards guarantee the best in performance, stability and reliability.
Packed with features, including optimizations for NVIDIA QUADRO graphics cards and industry leading storage solutions, the C236 WORKSTATION motherboard is the perfect multi-tasking powerhouse for demanding productivity applications.
Unique Steel Armor and optimal PCI Express slot placement ensure perfect stability and compatibility for heavy duty computing.
Designed and optimized for NVIDIA® Quadro®multi-GPU setups for the best rendering efficiency.
Delivering speeds up to 32Gb/s using Gen3 x4, Turbo M.2 is over 5 times faster than a regular SATA III connection! Enjoy a blazing fast system boot up and insanely fast loading of applications and games with MSI motherboards.
TURBO U.2 HOST CARD (OPTIONAL)
The U.2 Host Card delivers performance up to 32 Gb/s and allows support for next gen 2.5-inch SSDs using the U.2 connector. A redriver chip is added to increase data transfer speed.
DATA TRANSFER SPEED
THE ALL NEW, AWARD-WINNING CLICK BIOS 5
Explore the greatly improved, award-winning CLICK BIOS 5 and use it to tune your system to maximum performance. MSI CLICK BIOS 5 is the next generation UEFI BIOS with optimizations for Windows 10.
Control your system in two modes: EZ mode, for the most used settings and functions. Advanced mode for more detailed settings and fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance.
- Variety of options to boost your game performance
- Next gen UEFI BIOS with award winning design
- High-resolution multi language scalable font
- Easy to use
- Advanced overclocking
Low res, non-scalable
CLICK BIOS 5
Sharp, hi-res, scalable design
STABLE, SECURE NETWORKING
This MSI PRO Series motherboards features an Intel® i219V Gigabit network adapter.
This high quality networking solution is optimized for professional and multimedia use with outstanding performance to deliver a secure, stable and fast network connection.
OPTIMIZED FOR NEXT GENERATION 10 GBIT LAN SOLUTIONS
- Intel® X540 10GBASE-T
Improved signal strength with STEEL ARMOR
on PCI-Express x8 slots
MSI M-Cloud is a convenient and secure way of saving personal files in the cloud. M-Cloud simplifies complicated settings with a user friendly interface and is easy to learn. Build and maintain your personal cloud with ease. M-Cloud can also turn your PC into an Access Point. You can easily share a wireless network or internet signal to other devices through just a few simple steps.
Industry leading quality
Industrial Level Test Standards
INDUSTRY LEADING QUALITY COMPONENTS
Perfect stability with improved power efficiency, even under the most extreme conditions.
With their aluminum core design, Dark CAP`s has been a staple in high-end design mainboard designs and provides lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR)as well as its over-10-year lifespan.
Reduction in moisture absorption helps prevent “Conductive Anodic Filament”. Untreated PCB’s can have 10x higher failure rate.
All key components used in MSI motherboards have all passed military testing ensuring stable operation in the harshest environments.
Carefully selected materials, multiple PCB layers and shielding result in the best circuit protection for MSI motherboards.
Each and every I/O port is protected against the hazards of Electro Static Discharge.
All MSI motherboards comply with strict American FCC regulations and reduce the impact of Electromagnetic Interference.
MSI EZ Debug LED is an easy troubleshooting tool using 3 LEDs to indicate CPU / Memory / VGA operation every time you boot up your system. Run into trouble? Use the LEDs to easily identify the source of your problem and get back into operation quickly.
ENHANCED CPU OVERVOLTAGE PROTECTION
Onboard overvoltage protection prevents overvoltage and short-circuit damage of the CPU and other components. A red LED near the 24 pin CPU power connector let you know that overvoltage protection is activated for easier troubleshooting.
OPTIMIZED FOR MULTIPLE GRAPHICS CARDS
SLI /CROSSFIRE SUPPORT
This motherboard supports SLI / CrossFire. 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.
Worried about damaging the PCI-Express slot or your graphics card because of the weight?
MSI® STEEL ARMOR
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 gaming experience and higher GPU overclocking.
MSI® STEEL ARMORREINFORCED, HEAVY SOLDERED CONNECTIONS
Total Fan Control gives you complete control of all your fans connected to the motherboard, through a revolutionary and easy to use interface.
- Full control of fans through 4-pin fan headers
- Real-time monitor fan speeds & temperatures
- Intuitive, easy to use application design
- Set profiles
- Log fan speed, voltage and temperature status
WHQL CERTIFIED. WINDOWS 10 READY.
Benefit from great compatibility and a worry-free user experience when using Microsoft Windows 8 / 8.1 or Windows 10 with MSI PRO Series motherboards.
MSI is world’s first motherboard manufacturer to receive official Microsoft Windows 10 WHQL certification. With a true testament to compatibility and performance, the MSI R&D team ensures a worry-free experience when using the latest version of Microsoft Windows on any MSI PRO Series motherboard.
- 100% Compatibility
- 100% Performance
- 100% Trusted & Certified
Feature heavy weight
Shortcut Manager provides you with more functionality from your existing keyboard. Simply load your favorite apps with 1 key. You can even customize the F1 to F10 keys to function as Macro Keys, to perform any desired action you program. Quick load up of your daily work? Press F2. It’s that simple!
MSI® SMART KEYS
of mail, browser or more
any application or folder
PERFORM MULTIPLE COMMANDS
WITH JUST ONE CLICK
One press to login (program passwords)
STUDIO GRADE SOUND WITH AUDIO BOOST
With Audio Boost we’re delivering the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. That way, you can enjoy breathtaking, crystal clear sound and music through 6-channel Audio or high impendence headphones and truly dominate the game.
7.1 Audio Jacks
Isolated Audio PCB
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors
Front Dedicated Headphone Out
Separated Audio Layers
MSI USB 3.1 GEN2
Transferring your favorite games, music and movies over USB has never been faster. USB 3.1 Gen2 enables lightning fast transfer speeds up to 10Gb/s!
- 2X faster than USB 3.1 Gen1
- 20X faster than USB 2.0
- Up to 10Gbps data transfer bandwidth
- Boost transfer rate for your PC and peripherals
Type-C with reversible design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen2 combined with the convenience of the USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows for effortless connecting of USB devices.
FRONT USB 3.1 GEN1
With a cleverly placed USB 3.1 Gen1 front pin header on MSI motherboards, you can connect up to 4 USB 3.1 Gen1 devices directly to the front of your PC Chassis. This way you can easily enjoy fast USB speeds without having to use the hard-to-reach USB ports at the rear.
LEGACY DVI / VGA VIDEO SUPPORT
To support professional monitors, TV’s, beamers and other displays, this MSI motherboard features DVI and a VGA video output. No matter what screen type you want to connect, using a dedicated graphics card or an onboard connector, MSI motherboards have you covered.
Enjoy awesome 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) video playback with MSI motherboards.
This motherboard is equipped with a HDMI port supporting the latest 4K Ultra-HD 4096×2160p resolution @ 24Hz to provide a breathtaking visual experience.
Be sure to take full advantage by connecting your devices to the optimized ports.
- VGA port
- USB 3.1 Gen1 ports
- LAN port
- Audio connectors
- DVI-D port
- USB 3.1 Gen2 TypeC
- HDMI port
- USB 2.0 ports