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MSI Z87-GD65-GAMING
8.5 out of 10

MSI Z87-GD65-GAMING

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Expert Review

hardwareluxx.com
30 October 2013
  • Summary: Last year we were surprised by the MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING which is basically a Z77A-GD65 in different colors. The only technical difference was in the network controller, which in the gaming variant was a Now that socket 1150 CPUs with Haswell are available, it is understandable that MSI offers a...
  • Pros: superior performance with good CPU power and numerous overclocking features, extensive equipment, including six USB 3.0 ports and eight SATA 6G ports, PCI Express 3.0 support to three PEG slots, very good overall performance, very good stability and excellent efficiency, voltage measuring points,...
  • Cons: none
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play3r.net
2 October 2013
  • Excerpt: When Micro Star International, MSI, started out in the computer business long ago in 1986, the mainstream computing industry for the masses was practically non-existent. You either had to be made of money or in one of the few jobs which allowed you to work on them to be able to use one.
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Overall 9
9.2

Expert Review

Tweak Town
16 September 2013
  • Summary: Coming it at $189.99 at the time of writing, the MSI Z87-GD65 really comes in at a very strong price point and under the important $200 tag. Not only is the price tag really impressive, but what you get for the price tag is what makes the board extremely appealing.
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Overall 9
8.6

MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING Motherboard Review

Bjorn3d.com
15 July 2013
  • Excerpt: With Intel’s new chipset introduction it was only a matter of time till we had the new boards from MSI. Now that we have it, let’s see what you get with the new Z87-GD65 Gaming! With Intel’s new chipset introduction it was only a matter of time till we had the new boards from MSI.
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MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING LGA 1150 Motherboard Review

HardOCP
10 July 2013
  • Summary: MSI’s GAMING series is back with an all new entry. The Z87-GD65 GAMING is certainly a promising contender and is one of the more unique offerings we’ve seen from MSI. We liked the last GAMING board we looked at, and we have liked all previous GD-65 series motherboards, hopefully this followup entry...
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MSI's Z87-GD65 Gaming motherboard reviewed

techreport.com
18 June 2013
  • Summary: Let's get one thing straight: gaming motherboards are no better at running games than typical enthusiast boards. There's little that modern mobos can do to affect gaming performance, which is almost entirely bound by the system's CPU and graphics card.
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MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming Motherboard Review

PC Perspective
1 June 2013
  • Excerpt: The Z87-GD65 Gaming board is MSI's flagship Intel Z87 board in their Gaming line of produces. MSI packed the board full of features including an integrated Killer NIC and an illuminated audio chipset.
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Overall 9
9.0

MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING (LGA 1150)

techPowerUp!
1 June 2013
  • Summary: So there it is. The MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING board offers a bunch of features for the gaming enthusiast and some pretty decent memory overclocking, but it is by no means a top-tier "engineering showcase".
  • Pros: Centralized GAMING theme in both hardware design and esthetics, Packed with high-end gaming features yet still affordable, Good stock and overclocked performance, Decent accessories package, Wide-open BIOS ready for tweaking, All fans independently controllable, Excellent memory overclocking, Ful...
  • Cons: High idle power consumption, Relatively low automatic overclocking, No Intel Thunderbolt, Not everyone likes dragons
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Overall 9
9.0

MSI Z87-GD65 Gaming review

TechRadar UK
7 October 2013
  • Summary: A mid-range motherboard with some high end features
  • Pros: Good features, Crossfire and SLI support, Low latency network adapter, OC Genie works well, Quality components
  • Cons: Budget back panel, No DisplayPort
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Overall 10
10

MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING Motherboard

pcgameware.co.uk
15 July 2013
  • Summary: There is no doubt that the MSI Z87-GD65 GAMING is the best Gaming motherboard to date, that’s maybe because there’s not much competition as far as Gaming motherboards go, but MSI set out to adjust this and they have undeniably succeeded.
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