Summary: This board is as advertised. 2 Intel SATA 6.0, 2 SB 3.0. So what if you have a pair of SATA 6 hard drives you want to run in RAID and an SSD? You are out of luck. Set the SATA 6 in intel 1 & 2, and put your SSD in SATA 3. Raid will be grayed out in bios otherwise. Do not contact this company for technical support, it appears to be in the Philippines.
Summary: Why would MSI make a board and gear it for gamers and yet put in INTEGRATED graphics chip on the board? Self respecting pc gamers don't use integrated graphics to play games with. I was not told about the integrated graphics on a youtube tech show that I watch, so I am going to tear the tech a new one!
Summary: There's no denying that the hardware here is great. For such a great motherboard, though, it's disappointing to see little attention paid to the packaging and software. First, the "military-class" stuff is way over the top. It just looks ridiculous. I guess it's supposed to appeal to gamers, but to me it looks cheap and gimmicky.
Summary: I loved this board while it lasted. Cons: Quality issues. Last week I did an RMA/return of my second MSI Z77A-GD65. First one was DOA. Second one lasted 5 months and then died. It wouldn't POST. My guess was a memory controller issue. Pros: -The board layout is quite good. I've one minor complaint with the placement of the third PCIe x16 slot. Really hard to use. -CPU socket area leaves plenty of room for most cooling issues.
Summary: I bought this at the beginning of the year because I needed a new editing rig and cheeped out on the 1155 due to lack of funding. It worked amazingly and i couldnt be happier until i bought a second GTX 680 and went to run sli and the audio chip fried. all hardware was compatible and more than enough power to run it but the board just crapped out so im going to give it a 3 for the time i used it because it was brilliant but it was short lived.
Well featured but DOES NOT SUPPORT 2x SLI when a pci-e souncard or similar is used
1 February 2013
Summary: Decent motherboard but be aware that installing any card in the third pcie slot e.g. a soundcard disables SLI on the main 2 slots. This is because the MSI board uses the chipset to provide bandwidth for all 3 pcie slots, other manufacturers only use the chipset pcie lanes for two slots and a separate controller for any additional cards.
Eigentlich ein gutes Board, aber Probleme mit Audioausgabe
20 September 2012
Summary: Pro: + schnelle POST-Phase (~10 Sek bis Windows anfängt zu laden), andere Boards brauchen teilweise doppelt so lange + gute Ausstattung, alles was man im Normalfall braucht, ohne zuviel draufzupacken + ALC898 Audiokarte, unterstützt umkonfigurieren _aller_ Stecker Contra: - Wenn man ein Headset verwendet, der über USB mit Strom versorgt wird (in meinem Fall: Roccat Kave) und es hinten anschließt, hört mein ein sehr lautes, wiederliches Fiepen und Zwitschern.
Excerpt: купил сей девайс с памятью Kingston KHX24C11T1K2 что работает на 2400 МГц, но по каким-то причинам второй синий слот держит максимум 2200 МГц, пришлось ставить в два черных слота, в них все нормально.
Pros: качественная элементарная база, или если проще хорошие кандеры и катушки индуктивности.