MSI Gaming X99S 7

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By Play3r on 86

So the MSI X99S Gaming 7 might not be the flagship model in their enthusiast range but since when has that ever stopped MSI from delivering a mid-range (if you can call Haswell-E mid-range) product which exceeds expectations?  One of MSI's strong points...

By APC Magazine on 70

If you have a compatible drive, the MSI board has both SATA Express and Turbo M.2, for speeds of up to 10GB/s and 32GB/s respectively. The MSI can run three-way SLI and Crossfire, but shares some of the PCIe pathways with the M.2 slot, so configuration...

By Kitguru.net on 85

Asking for an outlay of just £200, the MSI X99S Gaming 7 offers an alluring set of features to warrant its reasonable price tag. But it isn't just features that MSI's X99S Gaming 7 is good for – CPU overclocking performance is impressive, the supplied...

By HardwareHeaven on

A couple of months ago we reviewed a high end X99 board from MSI in the form of the X99S Gaming 9 AC. It was packed with performance and features which is great, but it would be fair to say that not everyone has the need (or budget) for extras such as...

By APC Magazine on 70

If you have a compatible drive, the MSI board has both SATA Express and Turbo M.2, for speeds of up to 10GB/s and 32GB/s respectively. The MSI can run three-way SLI and Crossfire, but shares some of the PCIe pathways with the M.2 slot, so configuration...

By Hardware Canucks on

What makes the X99S Gaming 7 unique - at least when compared to the other X99 motherboards that we have reviewed - and other than cool lighting effects, is that it is rather attractively priced. With a street price that is hovering around $315CDN at the...

By Ocaholic on

With the X99S Gaming 7, MSI has a motherboard in its portfolio, which mainly addresses gamers. There is for example a well thought audio solution as well as a very nice looking design. On another note MSI is offering this board with a reasonable price....

By Tom's Hardware on

Supporting Intel's Haswell-E and new DDR4 memory, buyers of Intel's X99 platform were probably prepared to pay a premium for mid-market boards. Are any of these $240 to $300 models worthy of Intel's latest CPUs? Let's say you read Intel Core i7-5960X,...

By Tom's Hardware UK on

Supporting Intel's Haswell-E and new DDR4 memory, buyers of Intel's X99 platform were probably prepared to pay a premium for mid-market boards. Are any of these $240 to $300 models worthy of Intel's latest CPUs? Let's say you read Intel Core i7-5960X,...

By Overclock3D on

Our X99 sample set is still small, so it's always difficult to make an exact judgement about something when there is only a limited number of things to compare it to.However, it's clear from our initial testing that the two top-end ASUS motherboards, the...

International Review By adrenaline.uol.com.br on 90

Apesar de não ser a placa-mãe topo de linha da MSI quando se trata de chipset X99, a X99S Gaming 7 é ótima opção para quem pretende montar uma máquina de alto desempenho com os novos processadores Core i7 5xxx da Intel.Como destaque, seu visual gamer com...

International Review By Syndrome-oc on 90

MSI nous offre ici une carte mère intéressante et très bien fini aussi bien au niveau de l'esthétisme qu'en terme de qualité. Reprenant le design de la gamme Gaming, la X99s Gaming 7 propose des fonctionnalités intéressantes : puce réseau Killer E2205,...

International Review By profesionalreview.com on 90

MSI, fabricante líder en placas bases, tarjetas gráficas y equipos portátiles ha lanzado varias placas bases con chipset X99 y compatibles con los procesadores Intel Haswell-E. Desde una línea clásica, otra para jugadores (Serie Gaming) y otra para...

International Review By hardwareinside.de on

Der Intel X99 Chipsatz ist eine wirklich spannende Basis für Extreme Gamer und Übertakter. Die Einstellmöglichkeiten und die Performance sind ebenso beeindruckend, wie der gebotene Funktionsumfang. Allerdings braucht es für diesen Unterbau schon den...