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MSI Z97 Gaming 7

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By techicizec.com on 97

It's been a little while now since the launch of the Intel Z97 platform. As with all products, well everything these days, leaks were a constant thorn in both Intel and the motherboard manufacturers sides. As launch drew closer not a day went by without...

By FutureLooks on 85

Naturally, DIY users are wondering what makes the new Z97 chipset any better than the previous Z87 Lynx Point. To answer those questions, we've assembled the GIGABYTE GA-Z97X-UD5H, MSI Z97 Gaming 7, ASUS Z97 Mark-I Sabertooth and ASRock Fatal1ty Z97...

By play3r.net on 84

This is what it all boils down to. All the fun and games are over and we need to see if this board is a worthy purchase or not. The MSI Z97 GAMING 7 is jam packed full of features and accessories that should accommodate just about any user. When looking...

By HardOCP on

We've been fans of MSI's "Gaming" series for some time now. These boards have had a gaming focused feature set and didn't break the bank. Given that the feature set has been so focused these have managed to avoid ending up in the stratospheric price...

By Legit Reviews on

Today we are going to take a look at a handful of different motherboards from four different manufacturers. Each of the four motherboards is based on the Intel Z97 chipset with some of the latest and greatest bells and whistles. The first motherboard up...

By Overclockers Club on

MSI's Z97 Gaming 7 is a full-featured motherboard targeted at the computer gamer, as the name suggests, and is built with the features that matter most to the target market. As a high performance motherboard, it is fully capable of maxing out your...

By PCPer on

Before continuing with our final thoughts on the Z97 Gaming 7 motherboard, we would like to take this opportunity to give our friends at MSI a hearty “Thank You” for giving us the opportunity to review this motherboard. Like many other board...

By The Tech Report on

For a while, MSI was a bit of a dark horse in the motherboard industry. But the company's gaming boards seem to have thrust it back into the limelight, and the Z97 Gaming 7 nicely illustrates why all the recent attention is well deserved. This is more...

By custompcreview.com on

Over the past couple years, motherboard manufacturers have really stepped up the value of their motherboards at each price category and the $200 category is no exception. Whereas in the past the $200 category is where most people would find a motherboard...

By uk.hardware.info on

Yesterday Intel introduced its new processors which are a refresh of the current Haswell chips. Along with these new processors two new motherboard chipsets are being introduced, the H97 and the Z97. For many of the motherboard manufacturers this is...

By vortez.net on

MSI's Z97 GAMING 7 is one of three motherboards we're looking at on day one of the Z97 launch, a launch which has been notable for how disparate some of the synthetic results have been whilst still being based on the same chipset. These results...

By eTeknix on

This beautiful looking creation from MSI is our second Z97 motherboard review for this launch day, in addition to the ASUS Z97-A we recently checked out. In contrast to the entry level ASUS Z97-A, the MSI Z97 Gaming 7 jumps straight to the other end of...

By HotHardware on

If you perused all of the benchmark scores on the previous pages, you’ll know that the new Z97 chipset, and by extension, all of the motherboards we tested here, offered similar, though ever-so-slightly better performance than the older Z87 Express....

International Review By Hardware-Test on 87

Denne gang er det et Z97 Gaming 7 bundkort fra MSI vi skal se nærmere på. Med dragelogoet udenpå og Gaming i navnet er der linet op til et spillebundkort med mange muligheder for mange grafikkort og suveræn overclocking. Derudover byder bundkortet nok...

International Review By profesionalreview.com on 82

MSI se lanzó hace dos generaciones con su serie Gaming y ha sido un éxito entre todos los consumidores y ensambladores de equipos. Esta vez os traigo el análisis de la placa base de gama media/alta MSI Z97 Gaming 7 que trae unas características más que...

International Review By Le comptoir du hardware on 80

Comme on en a déjà parlé lors du test de la Maximus VI Hero, le Z97 n'a pas grand-chose à apporter sauf pour ce qui est du SATA Express ou du port M.2, véritables nouveautés apparues sur ce modèle. Manque de bol chez MSI, vous ne trouverez pas de SATA...

International Review By liveatpc.com on 90

Since the day Intel announced about its plans to introduce the Z97 chipset to cater for the upcoming Haswell update, I had been gearing to try it out. And hallelujah! The guys at MSI has answered our prayers with its first Z97 motherboard – the Z97...

International Review By pcworld.com.vn on 100

Sản phẩmthuộc dòng bo mạch chủ chuyên game với nhiều tính năng cần thiết cho game thủ, công nghệ OC Genie 4 cùng các thành phần linh kiện đạt chuẩn Military Class 4 hỗ trợ ép xung, tăng tốc hệ thống khi...

International Review By HwBoX on 92

Είναι πλέον σαφές, πως αυτή η εταιρία δεν το έχει βάλει κάτω. Αντίθετα, της αρέσκεται αρκετά να δημιουργεί νέα προϊόντα που τόσο με το πολύ καλό build quality που διαθέτουν, τα πλούσια χαρακτηριστικά τους αλλά και την ιδιαίτερη εμφάνισή τους, προσπαθούν...

International Review By HardwareMX on 89

Al igual que sus antecesoras Z87 de la linea Gaming, MSI no deja de sorprendernos con el modelo Gaming 7 que lleva una grata estética, un buen precio y un diseño del layout muy cómodo de utilizar, brindándonos un modelo de gama alta con múltiples...