MSI Z170A Tomahawk

MSI Z170A Tomahawk
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By HardwareCanucks on 80

Now with all this being said this motherboard will not be right for everyone as MSI did have to cut back a few areas that will arguably be noticeable to some folks. While we don’t expect onboard Power and Reset buttons, the power delivery system may have limited our manual overclock and the automatic overclocking options are shockingly limited for a board that was launched in 2016.

By Kitguru.net on 75

It should be fairly apparent by now that there isn't a substantial amount to distinguish between gaming Z170 motherboards at the entry-level market segment. That being said MSI has still chosen to take a different approach to the likes of ASUS and...

By pcGameware UK on 100

The MSI Z170A Tomahawk has caught me a little by surprise, as not only is a good looking motherboard but it's also got a decent array of features and all of this at budget price. It's also a competent Overclocker too! What more do you want… The MSI...

By PC Gamer on 91

Great featureset at a solid price. Could do with a better audio solution, and more rear...

By techicize.com on 93

  It's been an interesting experience today, not only have we reviewed a single board. We've also now covered one product from each segment, of the new MSI lineup. As explained earlier, MSI broke down and segmented their Z170 products into three main...

By eTeknix on

Pricing Currently, the MSI Z170A TOMAHAWK is available from MoreComputers for £91.82 including free shipping. While this is astonishing value, there's competition within MSI's own product range. For example, the Z170A GAMING PRO CARBON can be procured...

By HEXUS.net on

Intel Skylake sixth-generation processors have been in the wild for some time now. There are, at the time of writing, 17 Core processors available, split over the i3, i5 and i7 families. In short, if you're building a decent PC box today, you need to be looking at these...

International Review By vonguru.fr on 70

Certes il n'est pas question de comparer des cartes d'une gamme différente, mais c'est la première fois que nous sommes devant une carte mère aussi peu attrayante chez MSI.Les couleurs sont, certes en rapport avec le thème, rappelant le gaming, mais le...

International Review By conseil-config.com on 80

La Z170A Tomahawk est performante, a un look "gaming" que beaucoup aimeront, et la stabilité est de mise. Le seul petit reproche ne vient pas d'elle même mais de la concurrence féroce qu'il y a en face, en particulier la Gigabyte Z170X-UD3 qui est...

International Review By xtremehardware.com on 90

Dopo l'ultima recensione della scheda madre Z170 OC Formula di ASRock ( QUI ) passiamo finalmente anche alle proposte del brand MSI iniziando con la Z170A TOMAHAWK, scheda madre dotata del chipset Z170 che coniuga diversi aspetti Gaming ad altri più...

International Review By profesionalreview.com on 80

La MSI Z170A Tomahawk es una placa base ideal para los jugadores que no quieren gastarse mucho dinero y quiere tener un componente de larga duración. Nos permite instalar procesador de alta gama desbloqueados, hacerles overclock y conectar hasta dos...

International Review By Noticias 3D on

Las conclusiones son claras: la MSI Z170A Tomahawk funciona más que correctamente. Aunque no hemos comparado de forma directa su rendimiento con nada en concreto, echando un vistazo a otros datos con placas que montan chipsets Z170 lo cierto es que no...

International Review By elchapuzasinformatico.com on

La MSI Z170A Tomahawk es la placa base para los que piensan que una placa base es una placa base y que la inversión debe estar en otros puntos que si afectan al rendimiento del equipo antes que en ellas. Ofrece todo lo necesario para montar un equipo de...

International Review By Hispazone on

Con el mejor chipset para la gama Skylake de socket LGA-1151 podemos encontrar placas base desde apenas 100 Euros. En este pequeño experimento no nos iremos a los extremos. Hemos seleccionado dos placas base de precio medio, pero con una diferencia,...