MSI Big Bang-XPower 2

  • MSI Big Bang-XPower 2
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Based on 8 scores, 19 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    0
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Competitive performance when overclocked.
  • Easy UEFI BIOS for overclocking & tweaking.
  • Multiple Gen 2.0 & Gen 3.0 PCIe slots.

Cons:

  • Need to make sure XLATX size is compatible with desired PC case.

Expert reviews and ratings

By eTeknix on

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

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 96

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...

By Legit Reviews on

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

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 90

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...

By Tbreak.com on 90

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...

By Vortez on

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

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 100

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...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

De eerste negen moederborden vallen ons allerminst tegen. Integendeel: je merkt aan alles dat moederbordfabrikanten echt hun best hebben gedaan om stuk voor stuk een goed product af te leveren. Een high-end platform als X79 is iets waarmee je je in de...

International Review By pcactual.com on 91

La placa de MSI también está preparada para que los usuarios entusiastas menos ambiciosos hagan que sus procesadores LGA2011 funcionen al máximo rendimiento posible sin complicarse la vida, mediante herramientas fáciles de usar, como...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

La MSI Big Bang-XPower II si è dimostrata una scheda di alta qualità, pronta a soddisfare le esigenze anche degli utenti più evoluti.La sezione di alimentazione e i componenti utilizzati garantiscono tensioni stabili che contribuiscono ad...

International Review By ZDNet.be on

Intel met de X79-chipset zijn vlaggenschip gelanceerd, en daarvoor worden de zware kanonnen bovengehaald. Asus, Gigabyte en MSI hebben hun referentieborden op de markt gebracht, maar de prijskaartjes zijn niet voor de poes....

International Review By PC Labs on

Intel'in Sandy Bridge ailesi işlemcilerini çıkartalı 1 yıldan fazla oldu. Bu işlemci ailesi ile beraber gelen P67 ve H67 yongasetlerini birleştiren ve gelişmiş özelliklere sahip Z68 yongaseti takip...

International Review By techno-labs.com on 90

MSI Big Bang XPower II her yönüyle piyasadaki en üst düzey anakartlardan biri. Gerçekten en yüksek performansı arayan ve overclock yapan kullanıcıların aradığı her şey XPower...

International Review By Hardware-Test on 93

Da jeg først fik at vide fra MSI at der var sådan et kort på vej, blev jeg lidt ekstatisk. Mine forventninger var rigtig høje, og jeg forventede perfektion, hvilket jeg også fandt. Kortet her er den perfekte løsning ikke...

International Review By Hardware.Info on

Op het kopiëren van het design na, is de MSI Big Bang Xpower II een erg cool moederbord. De featureset is prima, de prestaties en de overklokbaarheid zijn dat ook. Eigenlijk heeft MSI maar één probleem, en dat is dat er zoiets bestaat als...

International Review By technopat.net on

Intel'in X79 çipsetine sahip olan anakart Sandy Bridge E serisi işlemcileri destekliyor. 22 fazlı PWM tasarımına, Hybrid Digital Power ile 770W güç çıkışı desteğine sahip olan bu...