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Msi-z87-g41-pcmate.33935897
9.2 out of 10

MSI Z87-G41-PCMATE

Great Deal: $86.24

Reviews and Problems with MSI Z87-G41-PCMATE

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Overall 10
10

Highy recommended but avoid this one pitfall during install

Electronics Nut, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: This MB is sharp looking and works great. But I did run into a problem which was easily solved by updating the Bios AND the Management Engine (ME) software. I installed a new Intel G3258 Haswell chip and this caused the MB to not be able to restart or reboot -it just just sat there with the CPU fan spinning whenever I tried to reboot. I had to hold down the Power switch for 10 seconds and do a cold boot for the MB to come back to life.
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Overall 4
4.0

Painfully frustrating

Kayla Ann Fouch, Amazon
2 weeks ago
  • Summary: I am sure this would be a good motherboard if it would work reliably. Regardless of what bios settings I chose it puts the lan card into a deep sleep mode, thus preventing any access to the Internet. I had to manually update all drivers and multiple manual flashes and nada. Very frustrating.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Amazon Customer, Amazon
25 November 2014
  • Summary: Great motherboard! I have had no issues with it and it is still running strong.
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Overall 10
10

and the motherboard is fantastic, it not only gets the job done but ...

Michael Love, Amazon
21 November 2014
  • Summary: Product arrived on time, the seller was very helpful, and the motherboard is fantastic, it not only gets the job done but its very easy to understand for a first time build.
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Overall 10
10

I love this motherboard.

DFilbert, Amazon
15 November 2014
  • Summary: I love this motherboard. It worked perfectly with my new i7 PC project. Note - it would not automatically reboot until I updated the driver. It just shut down and I had to manually re-start the computer. When it came time in the sequence of things to update the drivers - it fixed it neatly !!
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Overall 10
10

Excellent Budget Build Motherboard

Coyote, Amazon
9 November 2014
  • Summary: Bought this on sale and dropped in a G3258 and 8 GB of memory all for under 180 bucks and completed the build with some spare parts. Possibly the easiest build I have ever had as it was up and running in no time. There were no hitches and it has run great since. The G3258 overclocked easily to 4 GHz and was completely stable, and I bumped the Team Zeus memory to 1866 without any problems.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Cheetahws, Amazon
15 October 2014
Overall 2
2.0

dead motherboard without any cause

David, Amazon
3 October 2014
  • Summary: I bought this item on april 4th, but i had to wait until it arrived to my country, so i began to use it like in July. But on september 29th stopped working, 3 days before had some problems with USB ports, but on september 29th it just turn off by itself, completely dead. I don't recommend it, is a time bomb... tic tac tic tac. Maybe there's some hope on MSI? i'm very far from the closest MSI headquarters and support. But will try not to loose $99 that i gave for this.
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Overall 10
10

Five Stars

Carlos, Amazon
11 September 2014
Overall 8
8.0

Good, just make sure you know what you are getting

Amazon Customer, Amazon
12 August 2014
  • Summary: This Motherboard is perfectly acceptable. I haven't had any major issues with it. The only things that irked me are things that I either didn't check on, or didn't initially think would be an issue. In case it helps some other people, the three things that irked me were the number of USB ports, the sound output, and the lack of SLI support. USB- This was just a laxity of research on my part.
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