MSI has unveiled its latest motherboard called the X299 Tomahawk Arctic, which is meant to be used with Intel’s latest Core X-series processors. Prior to this, the PC components giant has also showcased another variant of this motherboard sans artic colour scheme.
Speaking of which, MSI’s X299 Tomahawk Arctic is an ATX motherboard which features the company’s arctic colour scheme. This is basically a combination of white, grey, and grey. In addition, the motherboard is also endowed with MSI’s Mystic Light RGB lighting technology.
Expandability options include four PCIe 3.0 x16 and two PCIe 3.0 x1 slots, which support a three-way configuration of either Nvidia SLI or AMD CrossFire technologies. Besides that, the X299 Tomahawk Arctic also features eight SATA 6Gbps ports; two M.2 slots; one U.2 port; and support for Intel Optane Memory. Other interesting features of MSI’s X299 Tomahawk Arctic are Audio Boost 4, VR Ready and VR Boost, M.2 Shield Frozr, as well as PCIe slot Steel Armor.
Unfortunately, aside from giving detailed specifications about its newest X299 motherboard, MSI did not reveal the pricing and date of availability. That said, MSI’s “Tomahawk” brand usually consists of the company’s mid-range motherboards, so the X299 Tomahawk Arctic may come with a relatively “affordable “price tag. More information regarding this motherboard can be found here.