• MSI P55-GD85
82
Based on 5 scores, 12 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    1
  • Good:
    4
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • OC Genie, Excellent overclocking, Highly efficient Dr MOS, USB 3.0, SATA 3.0, PLX PCIe Bridge Chip.

Cons:

Expert reviews and ratings

By Atomic MPC on 90

Not the best P55 board ever made, but it’s amongst the most...

By ComputerPowerUser on 80

With a price hovering around $230, the P55-GD85 is an expensive P55-based motherboard, but its enthusiast-friendly features and capabilities easily justify the price. Anyone looking to build a high-end, Lynnfield-powered rig for overclocking should give...

By HardwareZone.com on -

At US$229, the MSI P55-GD85 is not the cheapest P55 motherboard around. It is one of the more complete P55 solutions in the market and with its support for the newer interfaces, should last you for quite some time. If you are a constant upgrader, you...

By Overclock3D on 80

Blimey there is a lot to cover. MSI certainly haven't been stingy with the feature-set.Starting with the packaging we can see that although it's not as plush as some hardware we've reviewed, it absolutely gets the job done. As I said back on...

By Hi Tech Legion on -

USB and SATA 2.0 are still in their infancy stages. As the technology develops and firmware becomes more mature, I’m sure we will see the speeds that they are capable of producing. For now these differences are a step up from their predecessors...

By Legit Reviews on -

MSI throws their name in the hat of USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gbps capable P55 motherboards with the massaged and tweaked P55-GD85....

By Pureoverclock on 80

The MSI P55-GD85 is a premium LGA1156 motherboard, and enthusiasts will no doubt be looking at it as an option for their next system or upgrade, particularly if SATA III and USB 3.0 are on the wish list of items. And make no mistake about it, the GD85...

By Hardware Secrets on -

MSI P55-GD85 is an outstanding high-end motherboard for the socket 1156 platform, especially because it costs only USD 30 more than MSI P55-GD80, which is a similar motherboard from MSI without SATA-600 and USB 3.0 ports. One of the main advantages of...

International Review By PCMweb on 80

Wie usb 3 en sata 3 niet nodig heeft, kan hier prima mee uit te voeten. Voordeel is dat de pci-express bandbreedte niet gedeeld hoeft te worden, en dat scheelt weer bij multi gpu-opstellingen....

International Review By MadBoxpc on -

El precio de esta placa madre en USA es de $230USD, en Chile la podemos encontrar por $160.800 CLP, o sea, estamos hablando de una placa madre que no apunta a un mercado de público mainstream, pero tampoco a uno demasiado High End.Pudimos comprobar...

International Review By Hardware.Info on -

De MSI P55-GD80 liet in onze eerdere vergelijkingstest een prima indruk achter: een prima belans tussen veel unieke extra features en een nog altijd vriendelijk prijskaartje. Dat was toen, want inmiddels hebben USB 3.0 en Serial ATA 600 hun intrede...

International Review By Hardware-Test on -

Msi har endnu engang vist at de er med helt fremme i udviklingen. Med P55-GD85 får du et bundkort med al det nyeste teknologi, et pænt og fornuftigt design, og rigtig gode muligheder for at lege med overclocking. Innovation/Teknologi - 5Hvis...