Editors Liked

  • Proper 3way GPU support with both 40and 28lane CPUs, M.2 stays at 3.0 x4 with multiple GPUs, strong CPU overclocking potential, internal typeC port
  • Black-only aesthetics with Mystic Light for color, Support for XMP profiles of up to 3466 MHz, Excellent audio, Intel LAN controller, Overclocks well, Well-designed and ready to be the base of a high-end gaming system
  • Powerful CPU power subsystem, advanced overclocking features, Very good equipment, eight-port SATA 6Gb / s, nine ports USB 3.1 Gen1 and SATA Express interface, PCI Express 3.0 Support on four PEG slots, Very good overall performance, excellent stability,
  • Excellent Layout, NVMe Compatible, Lots of USB connectivity, FutureReady Motherboard, U.2, M.2 and Satae Provision, USB 3.1 Gen 2 Type AC, Excellent onboard overclocking function
  • Sleek black-and-silver design, Gaming-focussed feature set, Every PCIe x16 slots reinforced, USB 3.1, U.2 and M.2 all available, Game Boost makes overclocking easy, Front USB 3.1 Type-C connector
  • Easy UEFI interface, performance, overclocking, power consumption, accessories

Editors Didn't Like

  • No voltage check points, handicapped fan headers, internal typeC port only USB 3.0
  • No included Wi-Fi, Drive performance on some interfaces could be marginally better (3.1 USB Type-C performance is excellent), Not all fan ports offer full controls
  • The cover of the I / O panel can not be removed without breaking the cable, 2 U.2 interfaces and can not be used simultaneously, MSI X99A Gaming Pro Carbon – modern motherboard for Broadwell-E processors, which can be recommended to enthusiasts. Of course
  • UEFI BIOS design, No metal backplate for the motherboard, Extended delay between Standby and Power on
  • Lighting software is basic, Should WiFi come as standard