Application Overview

Included Applications

  • Command Center
  • Super Charger
  • Live Update 6
  • USB Speed Up
  • Smart Tool
  • Fast Boot
  • Gaming App
  • RAMDisk
  • DPC Latency Tuner
  • X Boost
  • Dragon Eye
  • MSI Gaming LAN Manager
  • Nahimic 2
  • Intel Extreme Tuning Utility
  • Google Chrome Browser
  • Norton Internet Security Solution
  • XSplit Gamecaster V2
  • SteelsSeries Engine 3
  • CPU-Z

The Command Center is a centralize 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. The Nihimic Audio applet is used to configure the on-board audio subsystem. Live Update 6 give the user a Windows-based interface for BIOS backup and update. The Xsplit Gamecaster V2 utility can be used to create in-game recordings and live streams. The Gaming App applet allows the user to configure game-related performance enhancements for quick access. The MSI RAMDisk applet allows you to create a drive from available system memory. The MSI Gaming LAN Manager applet can be used to optimize network use and traffic.

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 UEFI for the CPU, DRAM and GPU.

Advanced section pop-ups

MSI Gaming App

The MSI Gaming App utility is a simplified interface for changing your system's CPU and fan speeds based on three available pre-sets – OC Mode, Gaming Mode, and Silent Mode. Changes are enacted upon clicking on one of the Mode buttons in the interface. The applet also allows for use of user created mouse macros and hot-keys in game, as well an an in-game OSD displaying selected system attributes. Further, the operating mode for the integrated LEDs (and attached RGB LED strips) can be controlled using the LED popup.

MSI DPC Latency Tuner

The MSI DPC Latency Tuner application can be used for to configure CPU, memory, and GPU speed and voltage settings. Additionally, several advanced CPU features, like Turbo Boost, Virtualization technology, and C-State support, can be configured.


The MSI RAMDisk application is used to setup a write-able partition using a portion of your system memory.

MSI Dragon Eye

The MSI Dragon Eye application allows for viewing of streaming video content while in game. The streamed content displays in a reduced sized window in a user specified location.

MSI X Boost

The MSI X Boost application configures the board subsystems for optimal operation on a per application type in easy mode or per storage device in advanced mode.

Advanced mode

MSI Gaming LAN Manager

The MSI Gaming LAN Manager applet provides the user with settings and monitoring tools for configuring the on-board network adapter for for gaming use. It offers the same functionality as offered with the Killer NIC series of network adapters. The Applications, Network, and Advanced pages give the user control over adapter operation and application based traffic prioritization.

Intel Extreme Tuning Utility

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

Advanced Tuning tab

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