Summary: I have purchased 2 of these motherboards for 2 computer builds, one for myself and one for my wife.The second motherboard I used with my grandsons to teach them how to build a computer for their grandmother.
Summary: Fantastic board for non-overclockers. Also supports Xeon E3 processors for people who don't need integrated graphics. Great price/performance. Note that the Front Panel USB connector location could possibly interfere with a drive cage in smaller cases such as the Silverstone PS07B.
Summary: This board set up with no issues as a replacement for a major computer manufacturer's motherboard ,which was rife with problems, since buying the desktop 2 months ago. (It is a design issue so getting another motherboard from the manufacturer wouldn't resolve the problem) Push one key to set the...
Summary: I currently run this in my ESXI Server. Running 32 GB of ram and a i3 for a few game servers and generally for testing applications on different OS's. Bios is easy to navigate and I haven't had any trouble with it so far. ESXI installed right out of the box, no changes in the BIOs were necessary.
Summary: Boots through to Windows instantly. Not an overclockers dream but it's superbly stable and recognized all my hardware. Using it with Intel Xeon E3-1230 V2 a Radeon 7970 and 2x4GB 1.35V DDR3 1600.
Summary: i can't say here, its the best, as we all know there is a higher models and much more advanced motherboards, but in comparison this MB is really worth it and is very nicely done military class components is off the hook, very good looking heat sinks, and very nice finish with great accessories...
Summary: MSI have really created some great products in the last few years both in terms of hardware manufacturing and software integration. This board is no different; it's a perfect fit for i3- and low end i5- ivy-bridge parts if you are not looking to overclock.