PRO series helps users work smarter by delivering an efficient and productive experience. Featuring stable functionality and high-quality assembly, PRO series motherboards provide not only optimized professional workflows but also less troubleshooting and longevity. M.2 SHIELD FROZR World’s fastest SSDs can start to lower performance when getting hot. Part of the motherboards heatsink design, M.2 SHIELD FROZR is the next generation M.2 thermal solution to avoid this by offering the best thermal protection to make sure that SSD maintains maximum performance. FROZR AI COOLING Detecting CPU & GPU temperatures and automatically adjusting fan duty of system fans to a proper value by adopting MSI AI ENGINE. FULLY CONTROLLABLE IN BIOS AND SOFTWARE MSI motherboards let you manage speeds and temperatures for all your system and CPU fans. Total Fan Control allows you check your primary system characteristics in a simplified graphical interface. You can also set up to 4 temperature targets for CPU and motherboard, which will adjust the fan speeds automatically. AUTODETECT DC OR PWM MODE WITH HYSTERESIS MSI fan headers automatically detect fans running in DC or PWM mode for optimal tuning of fan speeds and silence. Hysteresis also makes your fans spin up fluently to make sure your system stays silent, no matter what. OPTIMIZED FOR WATER COOLING Designed to support the most popular All-In-One & customized water cooling solutions on the market. A dedicated water pump PIN header supports up to 2 amp, giving you full control of the water pump speed. A clearly marked ‘keep-out-zone’ allows for easy and safe installation and a perfect fit. EZ DEBUG LED Ran into trouble? Onboard LEDs for key components will indicate the source of the problem so you know exactly where to look to get it up and running again. FORTIFY YOUR SYSTEM WITH PCI-E STEEL ARMOR MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are secured to the motherboard with extra solder points and support the weight of heavy graphics cards. When every advantage in games counts, Steel Armor shields the point of contact from electromagnetic interference. ULTIMATE MOTHERBOARD PROTECTION Double ESD protection doubles up the grounding layer around the mounting holes, preventing static discharge surges from damaging the motherboard. HIGH-BANDWIDTH AND LOW-LATENCY NETWORK 2.5Gbps LAN provides incredible data transfer speed faster than general Gigabit LAN. This is a premium solution for demanding users. OPTIMIZE NETWORK FOR LOWER LATENCY! MSI LAN Manager automatically classifies and prioritizes the latency-sensitive applications, giving you the best online experience with low latency. MSI LAN MANAGER - Allows you to change applications' traffic priority - Allows you to customize bandwidth for each application FAST AND FUTURE-READY STORAGE MSI PRO series motherboards support all the latest storage standards, which allows users to connect any ultra-fast storage device. Higher efficiency makes your work easier. LIGHTNING GEN 4 PCI-E MSI lightning Gen 4 PCI-E is the latest and the fastest PCI-E data transfer solution with 64GB/s of transfer bandwidth that has doubled compared to its previous generation. PCIe 4.0 maintains both backward and forward compatibility with older and newer specifications. LIGHTNING GEN 4 M.2 Utilizing 11th Gen Intel Core processors, MSI B560 PRO motherboards feature latest Lightning Gen 4 M.2 which is the fastest onboard storage solution on the market with up to 64 Gb/s transfer speed. OPTANE: BOOST YOUR HDD TO PERFORM LIKE AN SSD PC Enthusiasts can now enjoy the performance of an SSD on their HDD by coupling it with the new Intel® Optane™ Memory device. Intel® Optane™ technology provides an unparalleled combination of high throughput, low latency, high quality of service, and high endurance. Transfer lots of data, music and movies over USB easier. USB 3.2 Gen 1 ports are ready in both front and rear IO, provides wide variety of options to connect your USB 3.2 Gen 1 devices. EXTEND YOUR RGB EXPERIENCE WITH EASE Add your color if you want! Mystic Light Extension pin header provides an intuitive way to control additional RGB strips and other RGB peripherals added to a system, without needing a separate RGB controller. A HUGE STEP OF DDR PERFORMANCE MSI OC LAB does not merely work hard on extreme overclocking. Compare to B460 motherboard memory XMP profile, MSI does have great improvement on performance and efficiency for B560. Easy to enable XMP profile with auto power settings to get the best memory speed and stability. CORE BOOST Core Boost technology combines MSI's premium layout and optimized power design which allows for faster and undistorted current delivery to the CPU at pin-point precision. Not only supporting multi-core CPU, also creating the perfect conditions for your CPU overclocking. DEDICATED HIGH DEFINITION AUDIO PROCESSOR Make sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound. HIGH QUALITY AUDIO CAPACITORS A high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. HD AUDIO CONNECTORS Keep you sound perfect by transmit your aduio with pure digital signal. ISOLATED AUDIO DESIGN Like a dedicated sound card, audio components and circuits have been laid on a reserved motherboard section and electrically isolated. SEPARATED AUDIO LAYERS FOR CLEAN LEFT & RIGHT CHANNELS Using separated layers in the PCB ensures equally pristine sound quality for both left and right audio channels. Audio Boost protects your ears by eliminating those annoying loud popping sounds when you plug/unplug devices or turn your PC on/off. CLICK BIOS 5 Get more from a loaded BIOS designed for ease of use. Fine-tune the motherboard for gaming performance, efficiency, or overclocking world records! CREATOR GENIE Quickly overclock your CPU with a single button for more performance. XMP Choose from a preset XMP profile and automatically overclock compatible DDR memory. M-FLASH Conveniently flash or upgrade the BIOS in a few minutes from the CMOS Setup Utility. HARDWARE MONITOR Get immediate access to your critical hardware information in real-time including temperature, memory capacity, clock speed, and voltage. MEMORY TRY IT Get extreme speed out of your system memory and get more performance. SEARCH & FAVORITES A permanent search & favorite option in the top right corner moves you through the BIOS menus quickly. MSI CENTER MSI brand new MSI Center unifies a suite of MSI software utilities into a single centralized application. Take control of advanced motherboards features and unleash endless possibilities. SYSTEM SAFETY All MSI PRO series motherboards have SECURITY function in BIOS to protect every private files for no matter business or daily use. Secure Boot Secure boot is a security standard to make sure that a device boots using only software that is trusted. When the PC starts, the firmware checks the signature of each piece of boot software, including UEFI firmware drivers, EFI applications, and the operating system. The PC boots while the signatures are valid.