MSI, world leading in motherboards and most popular brand in the gaming market is pleased to announce two new C232 based motherboards, the E3 KRAIT GAMING V5 and E3M WORKSTATION V5. With the their ability to use the less expensive Intel® Xeon CPUs make both models a promising solution for users who are looking to build a Xeon based gaming or workstation PC while demanding reliable and long term system stability.

The Intel® Xeon® processors are designed for use in workstation, servers or datacenters which require high stability and reliability. The E3 KRAIT GAMINNG V5 and E3M WORKSTAION V5 motherboards support Intel® E3-1200 v5 series processors with a lot of CPU power, lower cost and great level of stability. Moreover, these two motherboards support ECC memory, offering better compatibility & stability and catering to the industries preferred choice over general non-ECC DDR4 memory.

For gamers looking to play with a Xeon based system and prefer a stylish, sophisticated gaming rig while demanding top performance, the E3 KRAIT GAMING V5 motherboard is sure to meet any expectation. The E3 KRAIT GAMING V5 motherboard features Audio Boost  with industries’ highest quality audio components, delivering an unprecedented, realistic and immersive sound experience. Enjoy your games more vivid and pinpoint your enemies’ exact locations to gain a true tactical advantage. DDR4 Boost ensures the memory signals stay pure for optimal performance, endorsed by world-leading memory brands including Kingston, Corsair, Crucial and others. With perfect compatibility and reliability you get to enjoy a high performance and rock solid system while gaming without any compromise. The 2 M.2 slots are designed to meet users different usages. One is for M.2 storage with speeds up to 32 Gb/s, supporting both PCI-E mode & SATA mode devices with 4.8/6/8/11cm SSD length devices. Another M.2 slot is ready for optional Wi-Fi/Bluetooth modules and other upcoming devices. Besides premium gaming features, it includes a USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C connector offering gamers lightning-fast data speeds while transferring games, audio and movies through future proof solutions, with reversible design to provide more convienience at the same time.

E3M WORKSTATION V5 is a Micro-ATX sized motherboard with all the needs of an entry level datacenter or professional workstation. This motherboards is optimized for professional and industrial use. Advanced PCB design, engineered using industry leading standards and the use of the highest quality components passing the most extreme quality validation, the C232M WORKSTATION motherboard guarantees the best in performance and reliability. Ensure your system operates at higher level of performance with the support of SATA RAID and Intel® Smart Response, Rapid Start & Smart Connect Technologies. A COM port header provides high compatibility of commercial-oriented applications. Additionally, MSI exclusive features such as DDR4 Boost, EZ DEBUG LED and Shortcut Manager give users and system builders the tools for more efficiency. Designed and optimized for NVIDIA Quadro and AMD FirePro graphics cards multi-GPU setups, equipped with unique VGA Armor and optimal PCI Express slot placement ensure great efficiency and perfect stability for heavy duty computing.