MSI Z97 GAMING 7 Driver Download

MSI Drivers

The Z97 GAMING 7 is a removable drive manufactured by MSI. This version of "" has been downloaded 592 times with a user rating of 4 out of 5 stars, based on 10 reviews. Compatibility for this driver update includes PCs running Windows operating systems such as Windows 8 and Windows 7. The total disk space used for this update is 5.0 MB.

10 Ratings

Supported Models


ASMedia XHCI 1.0 Controller

ASMedia XHCI Controller

Generic USB Hub

USB Root Hub

Z97 Gaming 9 AC




ASMedia Technology Inc.

Supported Operating Systems

Windows 8.1, Windows 8.1 (64 bit), Windows 8, Windows 8 (64 bit), Windows 7, Windows 7 (64 bit)

File Name


1.16.12 (13-Mar-2014)

Additional Notes

USB Driver File

Uploaded By

aravind (DG Staff Member) on 26-Sep-2014

Driver Contents File List

The following files are found inside the driver download file.

Name Size Date
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/amd64/asmthub3.sys 140.0 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/amd64/asmtxhci.sys 424.2 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/ 10.6 KB 20 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/asmthub3.inf 4.6 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/ 10.6 KB 20 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/asmtxhci.inf 32.1 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/i386/asmthub3.sys 111.4 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/i386/asmtxhci.sys 337.2 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/ia64/asmthub3.sys 363.8 KB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/Driver/ia64/asmtxhci.sys 1.1 MB 16 Aug 2013
asmedia_usb3_mb/readme.txt 6.1 KB 31 Oct 2012
asmedia_usb3_mb/setup.exe 4.4 MB 20 Aug 2013

How to Update Z97 GAMING 7 Device Drivers Quickly & Easily

Step 1 - Download Your Driver

To get the Z97 GAMING 7 driver, click the green download button above. After you complete your download, move on to Step 2.

If the driver listed is not the right version or operating system, search our driver archive for the correct version. Enter MSI Z97 GAMING 7 into the search box above and then submit. In the results, choose the best match for your PC and operating system.

Tech Tip: If you are having trouble deciding which is the right driver, try the MSI Driver Update Utility. It is a software utility which automatically finds and downloads the right driver.

To find the newest driver, you may need to visit the MSI website. Most major device manufacturers update their drivers regularly.

Step 2 - Install Your Driver

Once you have downloaded your new driver, you'll need to install it. In Windows, use a built-in utility called Device Manager, which allows you to see all of the devices recognized by your system, and the drivers associated with them.

How to Open Device Manager

  • In Windows 11, Windows 10 & Windows 8.1, right-click the Start menu and select Device Manager

  • In Windows 8, swipe up from the bottom, or right-click anywhere on the desktop and choose "All Apps" -> swipe or scroll right and choose "Control Panel" (under Windows System section) -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows 7, click Start -> Control Panel -> Hardware and Sound -> Device Manager

  • In Windows Vista, click Start -> Control Panel -> System and Maintenance -> Device Manager

  • In Windows XP, click Start -> Control Panel -> Performance and Maintenance -> System -> Hardware tab -> Device Manager button

How to Install a driver from Device Manager

  1. Locate the device and model that is having the issue and double-click on it to open the Properties dialog box.

  2. Select the Driver tab.

  3. Click the Update Driver button and follow the instructions.

In most cases, you will need to reboot your computer in order for the driver update to take effect.

Tech Tip: Driver downloads and updates come in a variety of file formats with different file extensions. For example, you may have downloaded an EXE, INF, ZIP, or SYS file. Each file type has a slighty different installation procedure to follow.

For more help, visit our Driver Support Page for step-by-step videos on how to install drivers for every file type.

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