CSM-Q87M-E43

Intel® Q87 Express Chipset

  • 14-Month Supply Guaranteed + Advances RMA Service
  • Click Here for Corporate Stable Model Program Details
  • Supports 4th Gen Intel® Core™ / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
  • Supports DDR3-1600 Memory
  • USB 3.0 + SATA 6Gb/s
  • Military Class 4: Top Quality & Stability
  • Military Class Essentials: Total Protection for Military Class Motherboards
  • OC Genie 4: Overclock in 1 Second
  • Click BIOS 4: Easily Fine-tune Your System
  • 4K UHD Support: Ultra-high Definition Visual Experience
  • 4 Display Outputs: HDMI/DP/DVI/D-Sub Support
  • PCI Express Gen 3: World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 Motherboard Brand
  • Command Center: Control & Customize Your PC Settings
  • Fast Boot: Quickly Boot Up & Enter OS in A Few Seconds
  • Super RAID: Easily Setup & Configure Intel® Technologies
  • Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0: Streamiline PC Maintenance & Security VPRO
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Intel® vPro™ Technology

Built-in security for greater protection

An added layer of security for businesses and intelligent systems

Today's businesses and intelligent systems developers face four critical areas of IT security:
 

 

 

  • Threat management, including protection from rootkits, viruses, and malware
  • Identity and website access point protection
  • Confidential personal and business data protection
  • Remote and local monitoring, remediation, and repair of PCs and workstations

 

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Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0

Intel® Small Business Advantage 2.0 is a total solution to deliver the enhanced security & productivity for PCs that small businesses demand.
Security Productivity
Software Monitor
Monitor critical software at the hardware level.
PC Health Center
Schedule & run maint. tasks off hours - even if PC is off.*
Data Backup and Restore
Schedule Backup after hours - even if PC is off.*
Energy Saver
Shorten boot-up wait time while saving energy & running tasks overnight - even if PC is off.*
USB Blocker**
Block unwanted USB devices or file import or export on company PCs.
Intel® Wireless Display***
Connect easily to your PC’s wireless display to improve in-office collaboration.
   
New Enhancements
Import/Export, Enhancements with Windows 8, Easier Customizations

*AC power must be present; some maintenance tasks require an internet connection.
**USB Blocker is a software-based device blocking solution.
***Intel® Wireless Display is only supported when combined with an appropriate Intel® Wi-Fi module.
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Military Class 4

MSI's new Military Class 4 components support you while you are questing, racing, battling and shooting your way to the top. MSI's Military Class 4 components deliver record-breaking stability when you need to keep cool in the heat of battle. The new standard in stability built on a proven technology of high quality components.
 

Dark Choke

  • Better Power Stability
  • Better Power Efficiency
  • Long Lifetime
Solid CAP

  • Long Lifetime
  • Low ESR
  • Low Temperature
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Fast Boot

No more waiting for entering O/S! MSI Fast Boot helps to make motherboards boot lightning fast. MSI also add the GO2BIOS button with-in. Simply click it to reset your PC and then go straight to the system BIOS.

 
 
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Command Center

 

Command Center allows easy visual adjustment of system settings, automatically tune fans or give complete freedom. It features an integrated unlimited RAM disk.  

 

Fan Curve Tuning

Unlimited RAMDisk

Mobile Control


 

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SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your motherboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It's also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC's performance.

Features
- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs

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USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute.

Features
- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices

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Super RAID

MSI's exclusive Super RAID application helps to easily setup and configure to boost your system performance and stay current with automatic, no-wait updates to your e-mail, social networks, news, and more via the 3 Intel® key technologies:

Intel® Rapid Start
Intel® Smart Response
Intel® Smart Connect

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3 Display Outputs

With the 4th Gen Intel® Core processors featuring Intel® HD Graphics core inside, MSI's 8 series motherboards that equips with 3 video ports support the triple display output a more flexible usage. 

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4K UHD Support

Enjoy the awesome 4K UHD video playback now! MSI's 8 series motherboard that equips with HDMI port(s) supports the latest and innovative 4K UHD (2160p ultra-high definition) signal output to provide a unprecedented visual experience.

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OC Genie 4

OC Genie 4 supercharges your speed experience! When used, OC Genie 4 accelerates your entire system and puts it into overdrive! Tuned by the professional overclockers, OC Genie 4 hands you record-breaking performance on a silver plate.

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Military Class Essentials

The core of Military Class 4 is based on the essentials which increase your stability in the worst conditions. The humidity protection and high temperature protection ensure your system surviving each environment, no matter how harsh. The new structure of the PCB limits EMI radiation. On top of that all the connectors have ESD protection in order to prevent short circuit.
 

HUMIDITY
PROTECTION

The latest Gen 4 Fabric PCB helps to against moisture
cause by some humid conditions and environments.


ESD
PROTECTION

Anti-ESD ICs and fuses onboard helps to totally protect your
motherboard from electrostatic damage.


EMI
PROTECTION

The optimized EMI-proof design helps to keep
users safe when during a long-time computer operation.


HIGH TEMPERATURE
PROTECTION

Certificated Military Class 4 components help to work
stable under some extreme conditions.


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World's 1st PCI Express Gen 3 motherboard brand

With ultra-high 32GB/s transfer bandwidth, PCI Express Gen 3 provides a 2X faster transfer rate than the previous generation, this delivers amazing capabilities for true next generation extreme gaming.

Benefits:
- 2X bandwidth
- Increased efficiency and compatibility
- Extreme performance for current and next gen PCI Express cards

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M-Flash

Compared to common motherboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

Features
- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process

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Live Update 5

MSI Live Update 5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live Update 5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

Features
- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility Update
- Support Microsoft Windows XP/Vista/7 32/64bit

 

MSI Reminds You...

  1. The specifications may differ from areas and we keep the right to change without notice. Please check the specific Specification with your local dealers.
  2. The color of the product might be affected by photography and the monitor's setting, which might be different from the real product.

 

  • CPU (Max Support)
    i7
  • FSB / Hyper Transport Bus
    100MHz
  • Chipset
    Intel® Q87 Express
  • DDR3 Memory
    DDR3 1066/1333/1600 MHz
  • Memory Channel
    Dual
  • DIMM Slots
    4
  • Max Memory (GB)
    32
  • PCI-Ex16
    1
  • PCI-E Gen
    Gen3 (16)
  • PCI-Ex1
    2
  • PCI
    1
  • SATAIII
    6
  • USB 3.0 ports (Front)
    2
  • USB 2.0 ports (Front)
    4
  • LAN
    10/100/1000*1
  • TPM
    1
  • USB 3.0 ports (Rear)
    2
  • USB 2.0 ports (Rear)
    4
  • Audio ports (Rear)
    6
  • Display Port
    1
  • VGA
    1
  • HDMI
    1
  • DVI
    1
  • VGA Max Share Memory (MB)
    1760
  • DirectX
    DX11
  • Form Factor
    M-ATX

 

1. Specifications may differ depending on your location, and we reserve the right to change without notice. Please check with your local dealers for detailed specifications.
2. Due to photography and/or monitor settings, coloration of product images may vary from actual product.

 


CPU

• 4th Generation Intel® Core™ i7 / Core™ i5 / Core™ i3 / Pentium® / Celeron® processors for LGA 1150 socket
Please refer to CPU Support for compatible CPU; the above description is for reference only.

 


Chipset

• Intel® Q87 Express Chipset
- Supports Intel® Small Business Adcantage
- Supports Intel® vPro™ Technology
 


Main Memory

• 4x DDR3 memory slots supporting up to 32GB
- Supports DDR3 1600/ 1333/ 1066 MHz
- Dual channel memory architecture
- Supports non-ECC, un-buffered memory
- Supports Intel® Extreme Memory Profile (XMP)
 


Slots

• 1 x PCIe 3.0 x16 slot
• 2 x PCIe 2.0 x1 slots
• 1 x PCI slot
 


On-Board SATA

SATAIII controller integrated in Intel® Q87 chipset
- 6x SATA 6Gb/s ports
- Supports RAID 0, RAID1, RAID 5 and RAID 10
- Supports Intel® Smart Response Technology, Intel® Rapid Start Technology and Intel® Smart Connect Technology
* Supports Intel Core processors on Windows 7 and Windows 8.
 

USB

• Intel® Q87 Express Chipset
- 4x USB 3.0 ports (2 ports on the back panel, 2 ports available through the internal USB 3.0 connector)
- 8x USB 2.0 ports (4 ports on the back panel, 4 ports available through the internal USB connectors)
 


Audio

• Realtek® ALC887 Codec
- 7.1-Channel High Definition Audio
 


LAN

• i217LM Gigabit LAN controller
 


Internal I/O Connectors

1x 24-pin ATX main power connector
1x 4-pin ATX 12V power connector
6x SATA 6Gb/s connectors
2x USB 2.0 connectors (supports additional 4 USB 2.0 ports)
1x USB 3.0 connector (supports additional 2 USB 3.0 ports)
1x 4-pin CPU fan connector
2x 4-pin system fan connectors
1x Clear CMOS jumper
1x Front panel audio connector
2x System panel connectors
1x TPM module connector
2x Serial port connectors
1x Parallel port connector
1x Chassis Intrusion connector
 


Back Panel I/O Ports

1x PS/2 keyboard port
1x PS/2 mouse combo port
4x USB 2.0 ports
1x Optical S/PDIF-Out connector
1x HDMI port
1x DisplayPort
1x LAN (RJ45) port
2x USB 3.0 ports
1x VGA port
1x DVI-D port
6x Audio jacks
 


BIOS

• The motherboard BIOS provides "Plug & Play" BIOS which detects the peripheral devices and expansion cards of the board automatically.
• The motherboard provides a Desktop Management Interface(DMI) function which records your motherboard specifications.
 


Dimension

• 9.6 in. x 9.6 in. (24.4 cm x 24.4 cm) Micro-ATX Form Factor
 


Mounting

• 8 mounting holes
 

 

 

1. Specifications may differ depending on your location, and we reserve the right to change without notice. Please check with your local dealers for detailed specifications.
2. Due to photography and/or monitor settings, coloration of product images may vary from actual product.

 

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