Competitive performance when overclocked.
Easy UEFI BIOS for overclocking & tweaking.
Multiple Gen 2.0 & Gen 3.0 PCIe slots.
Need to make sure XLATX size is compatible with desired PC case.
By eTeknix on September 17, 2012
With Intel releasing the X79 and Z77 chipsets quite some time ago now, we've seen a small amount of new motherboards hitting the market, therefore not finding many reviews of new boards here. You will however find an influx of top-selling boards...-
By X-bit Labs on March 26, 2012
All manufacturers try to present their products in the best way. Therefore, you will never come across any mention of the fact that MSI mainboards are the only ones out there that are unable to change the processor Vcore in Offset mode. Therefore, no...-
By TweakTown on March 14, 2012
MSI has done a really nice job with the Big Bang XPower II motherboard and the Big Bang name is really well deserved. It doesn't matter if you're just looking for a quality motherboard to game on or something to do some real overclocking on, the...96
By Legit Reviews on March 09, 2012
The MSI Big Bang XPower II has the performance to back up the Big Bang moniker. If you're in the market for an 'Xtreme' Intel X79 motherboard the MSI Big Bang XPower II should be on your short list and comes highly recommended!...-
By AnandTech on February 25, 2012
The cream of the MSI enthusiast range is the Big Bang series – in P55 we got the Trinergy and the Fuzion, for X58 we were treated to the XPower, in P67 there was the Marshal, and now with X79 MSI has graced us with the XPower II in the loosely...-
By VR-Zone on February 02, 2012
Conclusion MSI has produced a world class board, from the 22 phase power to the endless connectivity and overclocking features, MSI has really delivered a top notch motherboard. It overclocks with ease and doesn’t have too many complicated...90
By Tbreak.com on January 17, 2012
The original MSI Big Bang Marshal made quite a stir at the Tbreak office last year, and now with the new XPower II version, history is set to repeat itself.Carrying the Big Bang moniker, the new XPower II motherboard is quite obviously an ATX sized...90
By Vortez on January 10, 2012
Bang and the dirt is gone! Well not quite but it certainly put the other motherboards on test into the shade. It has to be said the ASRock put up a valiant fight but the two boards are like chalk and cheese when the overall features are compared. The...-
By Guru of 3D on January 03, 2012
Big Bang-XPower II (MS-7737) All hail Megatron!... Oh whoops, sometimes when you review hardware you get these weird vibes. See MSI today launches their Big Bang XPower II motherboard, a military themed motherboard for which they took the Intel...-
By HardwareHeaven on January 01, 2006
It is clear from using the Big Bang XPower 2 that MSI's designers and engineers were given the task of creating the best X79 board they could, with as few compromises as possible. The result is an exceptional product which has hugely impressed us...100