MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming

  • MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming
92
Based on 10 scores, 22 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    9
  • Good:
    1
  • Average:
    0
  • Bad:
    0

Pros:

  • Great Aesthetic Appeal, Overclocking Stability, Feature Rich Software
  • Amazing new esthetic design, right down to its dragonshaped heatsinks, Equipped with the brandnew Killer Gaming Networks E2205 Ethernet controller for the best in lowlatency, gamingprioritized internet traffic, Shocking USB 3.0 performance, Huge VRM capability that still sips the power, Decent accessories package, Aboveaverage 3D performance, regardless of low CPU performance—perfectly matched...

Cons:

  • The rear panel VGA connector may be a waste, but this is a minor gripe
  • Slightly elevated price compared to similar boards currently available, Low automatic overclocking profile without obvious user adjustments to settings, Stock Turbo profile rather relaxed, Proper highend memory support requires a BIOS update.

Expert reviews and ratings

By X-bit Labs on -

The key difference of MSI’s gaming series mainboards from ordinary models is their use of the Qualcomm Atheros Killer E2200 series network controller, which allows setting bandwidth utilization priorities in order to reduce latencies in online games....

By TweakTown on 94

Coming in at $179.99 at the time of writing, the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming really comes in at a good price point considering the performance of the board and just the overall look. I think the big thing at the moment is how long will the Z77 platform be...

By PCPer on -

Before continuing with our final thoughts on this board, we would like to take this opportunity to give our friends at MSI a hearty “Thank You” for giving us the pleasure of reviewing the Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard. After getting such stellar...

By Legit Reviews on -

Although the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Series Motherboard may be a day late to the party, it's certainly not a dollar short. Everything we asked the Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard to do it did without fail. We're happy with the overall performance and...

By HardOCP on -

Micro-Star International was founded in 1986 and as a result of its longevity and quality motherboards, established the company as a major player in the computing world. While MSI is typically best known for motherboards it has diversified its offerings...

By Pureoverclock on 100

For an inexpensive price, this board brings great value and performance. It also adds great aesthetic appeal, making it an easy top-tier choice. Discuss in the...

By eTeknix on -

Whilst at CeBIT earlier in the year, I swung by the MSI booth to see what products they had to show off to the world. Now for most people that attended the show, being able to look around MSI's booth was not going to be possible as they were situated in...

By techPowerUp! on 94

I'm in love. Really, it's hard for me to convey how I feel about the MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING. This Dragon has, in a way, put me under its spell, and I am, in all honesty, not sure why. With the board sitting here next to me, the Dragons of the VRM cooler...

By AnandTech on -

It is hard to judge where the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming sits on this proverbial spectrum – in almost every way it is the standard Z77A-GD65. What makes it different is the Killer NIC for reduced lag, the gaming port (that has no associated software to make...

By Kitguru.net on 90

An excellent motherboard from MSI which can easily compete with the finest Z77 motherboards on the...

By tbreak.ae on 94

The MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming is definitely a solid performer, regardless of whether you overclock or not. And while the Sound Blaster Cinema is a nice application, the real stand out feature of this motherboard is Killer E2200 LAN card which definitely...

By uk.hardware.info on -

The average price of around € 178 for the MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming is in line with the MSI Z77 Power and also the ASUS P8Z77-V ( comparison table ). Putting it next to more affordable motherboards is also appropriate here. The main difference with the...

International Review By 59Hardware on -

Avec les cartes mères Z87-G65 GAMING et Z77A-G65 GAMING, MSI confirme ses capacités à proposer d'excellents modèles spécifiquement conçus pour les joueurs. D'ailleurs nous avions pu découvrir lors de sa sortie en avant première la Z77A-G45 GAMING qui...

International Review By chip.co.id on -

Setelah mainboard MSI Z77A-G45 GAMING, kini giliran MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING yang mampir ke CHIP Test Center. Meskipun masih satu jajaran GAMING series, namun mainboard MSI Z77A-GD65 GAMING menawarkan fitur yang lebih lengkap dengan hadirnya Debug LED,...

International Review By technopat.net on 77

MSI'ın oyuncular için tasarladığı ve Killer Ethernet ve Gaming Device Port gibi ekstralarla donatılan Z77A-GD65 Gaming anakartı inceliyoruz. MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Kutu İçeriği BIOS Yazılım Sonuç MSI Z77A-GD65 Gaming Marka: MSI Model:...

International Review By Technic3D on 91

Mit der neuen Gaming Serie liefert MSI interessante Mainboards an den Endkunden. Wie der Name natürlich schon andeutet werden vor allem die Wünsche der Gamer bedient, so gibt man sich auch bei der Optik auffällig in schwarz und rot. Die Ausstattung...

International Review By overclockers.ru on -

С одной стороны, выпуск целой серии продуктов – это очень значимый шаг для любого производителя. С другой, данное мероприятие можно было приурочить к анонсу новой платформы и сразу привлечь внимание к своим новинкам. Другими словами, выход в свет...

International Review By ixbt.com on -

Несмотря на скорый выход новой платформы Intel, решения на текущем поколении чипсетов безусловно остаются востребованными. И дело не только в том, что их возможностей и производительности часто более чем достаточно для любых применений. Привлекательности...

International Review By Nexthardware on 100

La nuova Z77A-GD65 Gaming di MSI ha dimostrato di essere un prodotto di ottimo livello, in grado di soddisfare in pieno sia l'utenza gaming che quella ancora più esigente degli overclockers. L'adozione di componentistica di eccellente qualità e di...

International Review By Hardware.Info on -

Als we gemakshalve uitgaan van een gemiddelde prijs die zo'n € 25 boven de normale GD65 uitkomt, komen we uit op een gemiddelde prijs van zo'n € 178 voor de MSI Z77A-GD65. Daarmee zit het bord min of meer in het segment van de eigen Z77 MPower, maar...