Summary: Even though most of the Big Bang models sport superior equipment, the Z77 MPower seems to be an exception, and this is of course reflected in the price. Starting from , its equpment is quite frugal, not at all generous when it comes to extra features.
Summary: Though late to the market with another Z77 motherboard we have to admit, we really like the Z77, it's Z77 all over again, yet with a little icing on top of the cake, and the cake remains to be very affordable.
Conclusion: Based solely on the MPower’s features, I wouldn’t say that this is a top end board, but we can’t always judge a book by its cover and there is always two sides to every story. Whilst this is not a feature rich board, with every option under the sun spewing out – like we often see on the high end...
MSI BIG BANG Z77 MPOWER Socket 1155 Mainboard Review
21 January 2013
Summary: Designed for overclocking, usage of high grade military components and extreme durability are a few of the slogans the marketing people like to use to label a new product. The catchier the better, all of course to draw the attention of any potential buyer.
MSI Z77 MPOWER Review: OC Certified LGA 1155 Mainboard from the Big Bang Series
18 January 2013
Summary: This mainboard boasts a lot of advantages. Some are typical of all Micro-Star’s mainboards, some are unique for this particular model. However, it is also kind of tricky to work with and may require a good deal of patience on your part.
Excerpt: The MSI Z77 MPower board pairs sleek looks with the promise of stellar performance, as expected from MSI's Big Bang board series. We decided to validate these claims, putting the board through our normal suite of benchmark and functionality tests to see how well it lived up to its reputation.
MSI Z77 MPower Review: The XPower’s Little Brother
28 December 2012
Conclusion: MSI Z77 MPower When building a top of the range product, each motherboard manufacturer has to decide on intended audience, features, and price point. Some companies like ASUS, ASRock and Gigabyte split up their high end products, with one side to focus on gamers and the other for overclocking.
Z77 mITX Round-Up: Five of the Best – MSI, Zotac, ASRock, EVGA and ASUS
27 December 2012
Conclusion: Final Words Despite being a motherboard reviewer for the past couple of years, my foray into the world of mini-ITX based products was initially into the realm of the unknown. I am by no means a HTPC specialist or enthusiast by virtue of circumstance (the small amount of color blindness and a large...
Intel Z77 Panther Point Chipset and Motherboard Preview – ASRock, ASUS, Gigabyte, MSI, ECS and Biostar
27 December 2012
Conclusion: Of the nine boards we hope to cover across the Ivy Bridge release, we have a large range of prices and feature sets to consider. Styling seems to be of great importance to these companies, especially when they either all follow a similar color scheme or decide to spray everything with a coat of gold...