Military Class 5, Guard-Pro: Latest evolution in high quality components for best protection and efficiency
(Manufacturer # Codex XE 8SD-252US )
Rule Your Gaming Empire with Simple Styling
DOMINATE ALL YOUR GAMES
The components within an MSI Gaming Desktop are selected and tweaked to get you the best performance and experience while gaming. This is not just a PC. It's a True Gaming PC.
Codex Series Equips the Latest Full Sized ATX NVIDIA®
GeForce® GTX 1080 graphics card (Up to 2 pcs), you can enjoy the beter gaming experience.
4K Resolution, Ultra Setting
Ultra 4K HD
Capable of Ultra 4K resolution, MSI Gaming Desktops offer incredibly sharp and crisp images, movies and gameplay.
VR Immerse Yourself
Integrating the very best of cutting edge technologies on MSI hardware provides a smooth VR ride. Through joint efforts with major VR brands, combined with unique MSI features geared to VR, MSI brings gamers and VR professionals a vivid and realistic experience in which content truly comes alive.
Optimized for VR
Rigs and cards marked with "GeForce GTX VR Ready" ensure that your VR games will be optimized with a best-in-class GPU.
Cooling Stay Cool While Gaming
Cooling is essential for Gaming systems, especially while playing the latest games. MSI Gaming Desktops have a customized thermal design to cool all essential components and make sure your system stays cool and runs stably at peak performance during long gaming sessions.
Fire With Freezing Cold
Gaming enthusiasts are always looking for an outstanding cooling system to get the ultimate Gaming experience.
Outsmart and outperform your opponents in-game with the unique MSI Gaming Cooling System, which is created to keep you one step ahead of the competition and boost your skills.
Codex Air Flow path
Codex XE has large Area for Air-inlet, which brings the efficient heat-dissipation and low noise to make sure your system stays cool and runs stably at peak performance during long gaming sessions. In addition, Codex XE also has large room to install the fan making its performance will not be limited by overheating.
Audio Premium Sound Quality
Get the most immersive sound experience. MSI Audio Boost delivers the highest sound quality through the use of premium quality audio components. This lets you enjoy breathtaking, game-changing sound to create the most dynamic soundscapes.
Amplify your game with Audio Boost
Built on years of experience in building motherboards dedicated to giving gamers true Hi-Fi sound. Audio Boost has developed into a high quality audio unit, offering a clear advantage over your opponents when gaming. Locate your enemies with your eyes closed using Audio Boost.
Isolated Audio Design with LED Border
Audio Boost operates like a dedicated soundcard by being physically isolated from the rest of the motherboard circuitry to ensure the purest audio signal possible. A bright border illuminated by LEDs showcases and protects the Hi-Fi audio unit.
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.
Dedicated High Definition Audio Processor
Audio Boost is powered by an EMI-shielded high quality HD audio processor, making sure you enjoy the purest sound quality in both stereo and surround sound.
Dedicated Headphone Amplifier That Auto-detects Impedance
The built-in dedicated headphone amplifier rewards audiophiles with headphones up to 600Ω impedance by delivering studio-grade sound quality from your gaming PC. Audio Boost 4 automatically detects the optimal impedance for your headphones and adjusts the output for the best sound quality.
Chemi-Con Audio Capacitors for a Warmer Sound
By dedicating golden audio capacitors to the front output, a high fidelity sound experience with exceptional acoustics and realism for studio level headphones is ensured. The Chemi-Con audio capacitors are widely considered to be one of the great choices for the best sound output.
Golden Connectors for Optimal 7.1 Sound Quality
With golden audio connectors you get the best possible signal output with the least chance of distortion. Using gold also prevents any corrosion or oxidation in the long run, which could impact signal quality.
Quality : Built On Everlasting Quality
Using only the finest quality components and integrating the latest technological innovations delivers the best possible gaming experience. Rigorous quality testing under the most extreme conditions ensures a super reliable, high performance Gaming system.
-Military Class V components
Fortify Your System With PCI-E Steel Armor
MSI PCI Express Steel Armor slots are armed with more solder points on the motherboard for a stronger hold, preventing any damage due to heavy-weight graphics cards. Steel Armor also protects PCI Express signals against electromagnetic interference for a pure gaming experience and even higher overclocking.
Shield Your SSD & Memory With Steel Armor
MSI Steel Armor protects your DDR4 modules, U.2, M.2 SSD’s and slots from physical harm. It also ensures a clean data signal between the motherboard and connected components by shielding against electromagnetic interference (EMI). Steel Armor helps to deliver a smooth gaming experience.
Super Stable Gaming With The Highest Quality Components
MSI uses Military Class 5 components, which is the latest evolution of the industries’ highest quality standard. These high quality components are shielded by the best protection to make sure your system runs smoothly under the most extreme gaming conditions.
Ti chokes run much cooler and deliver a 30% improvement in power efficiency, allowing for better overclocking and stability.
A key ingredient in high-end motherboard designs, Dark Caps have lower Equivalent Series Resistance (ESR) and an increased lifespan of over 10 years. DARK CHOKE
A special core design allows the Dark Choke to run at a lower temperature offering better power efficiency and stability.
Enhanced Stability With Optimized Memory Layout
Optimized traces and a fully isolated memory circuitry ensures perfect stability and performance, so you never have to worry about your system crashing during games.
Connectivity : Plug In And Game On
We built in more than enough ports to let you connect all your game devices. Plug in your portable storage, gaming monitor, gaming headset or keyboard and get into the action in an instant!
Reversible Type-C connector
Type-C With Reversible Design
Get all the performance benefits from USB 3.1 Gen1 combined with USB Type-C connector. This reversible connector allows effortless connecting for USB devices.
Software : Apps To Help You Win
With years of experience in creating performance enhancing tools that are easy to use, only the highest quality applications are at your disposal. Use these tools to get the most out of your Gaming Desktop and achieve victory when gaming.
-Watch videos while gaming
-MSI Gaming Center
A Different View On Gaming
MSI Dragon Eye allows you to watch a YouTube video or Twitch Stream while playing a game simultaneously. Whenever you want to watch your favorite game matches while gaming, or watch a tutorial of that difficult part on the same screen so you don’t have to switch between screens anymore. It is all possible with Dragon Eye.
User-friendly application, you can adjust most of system values in this Gaming Center which provide a better gaming experience.
*Gaming Center is an Application for MSI gaming desktops use ONLY. The application CANNOT be applied with Gaming App (An application for MSI Graphic Card) simultaneously.
Easy Mode For Quick Gaming Tweaks
When you just want to get back to your game, EZ-mode presents you with basic BIOS settings and functions for some quick adjustments. If you feel like spending more time fine-tuning options to boost your system’s performance, the Advanced mode is the way to go.
Intel® Dual Band Wireless-AC 3168 1x1 802.11ac (433 Mbps) Bluetooth 4.2 Smartready
7.1 Channel HD Audio with Nahimic audio enhancer
1 x HDMI-out, 3 x DisplayPorts, 1 x USB type-C
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
1 x Mic in / 1 x Headphone out
2 x USB 2.0 (one with Super Charger 2)
1 x PS/2 Combo Port
1 x HDMI out
3 x DP out (1.2) 4 x USB 3.1 Gen 1
2 x USB 2
1 x USB 3.1 Gen1 Type-C
2 x USB 3.1 Gen 1 Type-A
2 x USB 2.0 (one with Super Charger 2)
4 x USB 3.1 Gen1
2 x USB 2.0
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