• MSI Z77A-GD55
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  • Looks the business, Highquality components, Classmatching performance.
  • DDR3 Support up to 2667 (O.C.), OC Genie II, Click BIOS II, Military Calss Certification, Intel Quick Sync Video, Lucid Virtu, Intel RST Smart Response Technology, Multi Monitor and Multi GPU Capable, Excellent Overclocking Capabilities, DVI/VGA/HDMI on R
  • Native PCIe 3.0 and USB 3.0 support, easy overclocking, all the features and benefits of the Z68 chipset.


  • Competitor boards offer similar perf for less money
  • Some Memory may be incompatible, Click BIOS II can be confusing to the user, HiTech Legion Gold Award, Discuss this review in our forums

Expert reviews and ratings

By HardOCP on

MSI is a well known name and staple of the computer enthusiast motherboard market. MSI offers a wide range of products including, tablets, notebook computers cases, servers, graphics cards, and wireless networking hardware. Despite having such a wide...

By Techgage on 95

With its Z77A-GD55, MSI offers a well-rounded package for a price-tag of about $165. There's nothing missing here that the board needs, and though there are "only" 6x internal SATA ports and 6x USB ports at the back, it's not atypical of boards...

By Pureoverclock on 100

Ivy Bridge has its feet dug in for the long haul. Intel recently announced the end of the road for Sandy Bridge’s production later this year. Sometime after September, Ivy will be the choice until the introduction of Haswell in 2013. Either way,...

By HEXUS.net on 70

Review: MSI Z77A-GD55 Intel Ivy Bridge motherboardby Tarinder Sandhu on 23 May 2012, 12:34 Tags: MSI, Intel (NASDAQ:INTC) Quick Link: HEXUS.net/qabgzz Add to My Vault: The latest, greatest CPU technology from Intel is now in the wild. Known to most...

By Hi Tech Legion on

The MSI Z77A-GD55 motherboard has its pluses and minuses. MSI has decided to stay with Military Class components and has proved their critics wrong. Prior series boards did not come with certifications which lead some to believe that it was just a...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

after a quick word on Lucid's VirtuMVP. All of the boards tested today support this technology. For anyone using a modern, discrete GPU from AMD or NVIDIA we suggest you do no install the software. AMD and NVIDIA's latest cards, on their own,...

By tbreak.ae on 90

So Sandy bridge owners shouldn’t really bother with Z77 motherboards, however, potential Ivy Bridge owners will have no choice but to start with Z77 motherboards. In that sense MSI Z77A-GD55 provides an excellent platform on which to start your...

By HardwareHeaven on 100

Looking first at the build quality of the MSI Z77A-GD55 we have a board which, even at the introduction of a new architecture, sits at the top end of the market. The use of high quality components and proven design aspects from their other enthusiast...

By Hi Tech Legion on

Motherboards MSI Z77A-GD55 Motherboard Video Preview Written by Paul E. Marini Jr. -BackDraft- Friday, 02 March 2012 15:37 MSI is about to launch a new motherboard which will be built around a new Intel chipest and house the next generation Intel...

International Review By redusers.com on

La oferta de motherboards de MSI con el chipset Intel Z77 se encuentra segmentada en muchos modelos. En la gama alta encontramos a las placas madre Z77 MPower y a la Z77A-GD80. Un escalón más abajo se encuentran la GD65 y la G55, sobre la que...

International Review By Hispazone on

La nueva generación de procesadores de Intel volverá a dejar descafeinada a la su recién estrenada gama de procesadores de alto rendimiento. Precios más equilibrados y mayores frecuencias sumadas a alguna optimización de la...