Summary: This was my second build. My first build was also a MSI board(x48 platimum). The board with the latest BIOs (1.7) is very stable. Had no issues in two months since installation. The build went smoothly; the key for me was that I had the Bios flashed to 1.7 before building so I avoided any BIOS / hardware compatibility issues I purchased the 8D (vs the 4 slot version) not for the 8 DIMMs slots but for the LED diagnostics which comes with the 8D; this feature can be very...
Summary: I spent months doing research, agonising about which board to purchase. I had already narrowed down CPU and video card choices before hand so the last remaining choice to make was the board. I had basically narrowed down my search to the Rampage IV Extreme or the Sabertooth X79. One day I came across this MSI and it is as if the skies opened up and a heavenly tune played.
Summary: Product arrived as promised. Everything was in box, including connectors, extra USB ports, software and manuals. Support online by MSI is fantastic, the manuals informative. Didn't have any issues installing the LGA2011 socket processor (Intel i7 4820). Normally you have to do a manual bios upgrade - i didn't have to do this. Highly recommend this for a home gaming/video work build. Great motherboard with lots of room for expansion!
Summary: Angeblich soll ja sogar der Haswell mit LGA 2011 auf dem X79-Chipsatz laufen, und damit wäre das eins der letzten Boards, bevor Intel wie angekündigt die CPU nur noch aufs Board aufgelötet verticken will.