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MSI Z87-G45-GAMING
9.4 out of 10

MSI Z87-G45-GAMING

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Reviews and Problems with MSI Z87-G45-GAMING

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Overall 6
6.0

Just won't turn off

Travis, Amazon
5 January 2015
  • Summary: Good board. While I bought this board for my computer moving from an ITX with the i5 to an sli gaming monster the big issue I had with this board is how frustrating it was to hook up multiple hard drives and let it boot from my originally ssd consistently.
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Overall 8
8.0

Absolutely amazing motherboard! PROS +Relatively easy overclocking +Sexy red dragon ...

Chris, Amazon
3 January 2015
  • Summary: Absolutely amazing motherboard! PROS +Relatively easy overclocking +Sexy red dragon and red VRM heatsinks +3x PCI-E 16x slots for 3-way crossfire or SLI +6 SATA 3 ports +MSATA drive slot +4x DDR3 RAM slots +comes with appealing MSI case badge +Comes with SLI bridge CONS -No driver disk...
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Overall 8
8.0

came with white box instead of original box, i ...

Stanley K. "Stanley Hyung Kim", Amazon
16 November 2014
  • Summary: came with white box instead of original box, i dont know if it is because ive ordered refurb ones. however, ive noticed that one of the mobo came with some damaged cpu pins, but ive just gotten it fixed spending about 1hr and 30mins to fix it, just didnt want to wait for return and replace...
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Overall 4
4.0

Looks good, but looks can be deceiving

Patrick Thomas, Amazon
25 September 2014
  • Summary: Originally I would have given this higher ratings. The board went out on me 3 months after I built a new high end computer. This board started out good, was easy to make BIOS settings changes, and it looks great.
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Overall 6
6.0

CHECK CPU FIT

Christopher W., Amazon
21 September 2014
  • Summary: I bought and broke this (jammed in non-fitting CPU), the CPU socket only takes older CPUs, so I would be careful in buying this! The newer board supports i7, and I will be a buyer once my current Gigabyte motherboard wears out and I finally decide to break the bank for a new Haswell quad core...
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Overall 4
4.0

The Board, and its problems

Luis M., Amazon
19 July 2014
  • Summary: The product was not the worse in its entirety, non of the USB ports worked at first so I had to download all this software to try and make it work, I got nothing. I called msi and all they said was, it's probably a hardware problem talk to your provider about warranty.
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Overall 8
8.0

User Review

mzc, NCIX.com
17 July 2014
  • Summary: Purchased as a computer for casual gaming. Looks great and works great, no complaints about the performance. Occasional non-response from internet while gaming, but not sure if its the software or the isp.
  • Pros: -Great control from kill-LAN feature, -Looks great, -Fast bundle
  • Cons: -A little on the pricy side even with the rebates
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Overall 10
10

one of the best

ialmonte, Ebay
1 July 2014
  • Summary: buy this one month and still not used but it does investigate motherboard is good and will give you good power in games if you look for recommend A +.
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Overall 10
10

so far great motherboard

Enrique D. Angola, Amazon
27 June 2014
  • Summary: So far this motherboard has been great. This is a very high quality motherboard, and the price is unbeatable for this quality.
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Overall 10
10

use the msi liveupdate to update board drivers.

Rapture, Amazon
24 June 2014
  • Summary: i dint use it b4 and was having major B.S.O.D issues because of conflicting drivers. so please save ur self the night mare and use the live update that msi provides u can get an up to date version at the msi site. can select what you want to or dont want to update on it.
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