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Old January 2, 2012, 08:00 AM
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Default MSI Z68A-GD80 G3 Z68 Motherboard Review Comment Thread

MSI has been fighting an uphill battle against the likes of Gigabyte and ASUS for the last few years but their new Z68A-GD80 G3 looks to even the playing field. It features a long 5 year warranty, PCI-E 3.0 slots, user friendly auto overclocking options, a great layout and an intuitive BIOS which in many ways surpasses the competition's offerings. But can MSI complete this near-perfect equation with stability? We find out in this review.

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Old January 2, 2012, 11:27 AM
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good review

great layout
glad you pointed out the bios bugs
and the memory clocking limitatios

i played with msi on older bios was a pain

everyone need to catchup with asus bios
i see no hope for the others lol
maximus IV extreme @ 5.1 1.41v

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