MEG in the centerfold! A peek at MSI's new Z390 Godlike motherboard

Subject: Motherboards | October 9, 2018 - 03:39 PM |
Tagged: msi, meg Z390 godlike, Z390, Intel

We are currently limited to unboxing and showing off Z390 motherboards; no performance reviews yet.  MSI's MEG was the queen of X399 motherboards so it will be interesting to see if they can replicate their success on the Z390 chipset. As you can see below there are a large amount of features; those metal shields cover the three M.2 ports with a U.2 hidden away as well, with the option to add another pair of M.2 with an adapter.  For PCIe you have four 16x slots as well as a 1x, so you know you are going to have a fair number of PCIe lanes available on the chip and motherboard. 

TechPowerUp has more in their preview here.

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"MSI pulled out all the stops for their massive, EATX-sized MEG Z390 Godlike motherboard, which comes with three M.2 slots, full RGB support, and an adapter to add two more M.2 NVMe slots. You also get an OLED screen that can display pre-programmed stats and messages."

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Source: TechPowerUp

October 9, 2018 | 04:35 PM - Posted by Windrunner (not verified)

But do they have enough VRMs on it so that it doesn't literally catch fire like their other boards?

October 10, 2018 | 02:43 PM - Posted by Anonymously Anonymous (not verified)

been listening to some j geils band recently?

October 10, 2018 | 03:58 PM - Posted by Jeremy Hellstrom

Yup.

 

https://www.wolfgangs.com/music/?t=J.+Geils+Band

October 13, 2018 | 11:45 AM - Posted by Kommando Kodiak (not verified)

With the killer nics do they support the gigabit ports teaming?

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