Bundled Applications

Included Applications

  • Command Center
  • Super Charger
  • Super RAID
  • Live Update 5
  • Fast Boot
  • Lucid VIRTU MVP 2.0
  • 7-ZIP
  • Intel Turbo Boost Monitor
  • Intel Extreme Tuning Utility
  • Norton Internet Security Solution
  • Trend Micro SafeSync
  • Sound Blaster X-F MB3
  • Killer Network Manager
  • Chrome Browser

The Command Center is a centralized utility for board settings configuration and tuning, similar in nature to the Intel Extreme Tuning Utility. The Super Charger applet allows the user to fast-charge USB devices from the board's USB ports. Super RAID can be used to configure and control the SATA drives attached to the board. The Sound Blaster Cinema and Killer Network Manager applets are for controlling aspects of their targeted components (the audio and the networking subsystems respectively). Live Update 5 give the user a Windows-based interface for BIOS backup and update.

MSI Command Center

The MSI Command Center application serves as a centralized utility for Windows-based performance configuration and tuning. Included in the interface are settings mirroring those available in the BIOS for the CPU, DRAM and GPU, as well as the ability to set up a dedicated RAM disk using their RAMDisk functionality. MSI even includes a page explaining OC Genie and how to activate the automated overclocking engine.

DRAM settings

GPU and RAMDisk settings

OC Genie page

Advanced settings pages

Monitoring and Warning settings pages

Component informational page

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

The MSI branded Intel Extreme Tuning Utility is an application providing board and subsystem level information about the CPU and memory speeds, allowing for both automated and manual-based overclocking. Additionally, multiple stress tests are integrated into the application for settings testing as well as area to save and retrieve settings profiles.

Manual Tuning section, Core settings page

Manual Tuning section, Graphics and Memory settings page

Stress Test page

Profiles page

Killer Network Manager

The Killer Network Manager applet provides the user with settings and monitoring tools for configuring the on-board Killer NIC adapter for optimal use. The Overview and PC Monitor screens show network statistics for the network adapter, while the Applications and Network pages give the user control over adapter operation and application based traffic prioritization. The Advanced tab houses application-specific settings.

PC Monitor page

Applications page

Network page

Advanced page

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