MSI Z270 Gaming M7


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By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

We had some fun testing this board, but once we'd established the limits of its performance with our components we found we were in a similar performance space to the Gigabyte Aorus Z270X-Gaming...

By techPowerUp! on 97

The MSI Z270 GAMING M7 is available for US$250. Top-level GAMING design built for and tested by pro gamers True online GAMING-focused audio Triple M.2 ports, RAID capable Mystic Light RGB - you choose the board's color or turn it off Great memory...

By Ocaholic on 80

the MSI Z270 Gaming M7's layout has been well thought Once more practical are the angled SATA connectors that you can find on almost all motherboards nowadays Other than that there are internal USB 31 as well as USB 30 headers In addition there are...

By on 80

The MSI Z270 Gaming M7 strikes us as being a well-rounded and competent motherboard for the high-end of the market with a number of interesting and innovative features. These include dual independent audio processors to supply the rear and front panel...

By on 92

MSI Z270 Gaming M7 is a very nice motherboard that also offers great performance and features. It sports Military Class 5 components for extreme stability and a very good digital VRM, so overclocking is rock-solid.For RGB lovers, MSI Mystic Light is all...

By Guru of 3D on 100

conclusion I like it, I really like the M7 as it has all variables right. The design is terrific in its black/grey/chome look (though that is a personal and thus subjective preference). Then the board performs really well and MSI has created an easy...

By on 92

I have to say this is a fantastic motherboard, and if you are looking for a Z270 board – this might be the one for you. Want one? Amazon: OverclockersUK: (5th Jan) - OverclockersUK Affiliate link: - Want to get...

By on 86

It has to be said, the MSI Z270 GAMING M7 motherboard is one of the most complete motherboards currently on the market, but why is that? Well aside from a large array of PCIe x16 (3 in total) and 3 x PCIe x 1 lanes, the Z270 GAMING M7 also features a...

By Ocaholic on

Meanwhile you can find benchmark values of 28 recent Z270 and Z170 motherboards in our comparison tables. We do not comment the benchmark values. The idea and also the goal is to present to you a market overview which helps you choose the right...

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While the dust from the Intel Kaby Lake and 200 series motherboard release may have settled, today has proven how MSI's Z270 GAMING M7 is still an excellent motherboard to choose for those wanting a taste of Z270.Where bright and distinguishing colours...

By on

Great features, extra overclocking potential, and a sweet third M.2 slot. If you're thinking of getting into overclocking and want a stable option, this is a good choice to consider.(previously published in issue February...

By Overclock3D on

With the Gaming M7 MSI are really returned to form.The two Gaming Carbon models we've reviewed from this generation were both solid efforts with the ITX model in particular taking a lot of plaudits. There is no doubt though that the Gaming M7 can be...

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I'm genuinely sorry that I have to return this board to MSI after the review cycle - it's the kind of board that I'd purchase for myself. I like to overclock but don't invest a lot of time into it, I appreciate faster storage access speeds and I'm a...

By HardwareCanucks on

While the audio and lighting aspects of this motherboard that are a little puzzling, though perfectly acceptable, the rest of the MSI Z270 Gaming M7 is fantastic. The storage connectivity is excellent, the software and UEFI are top-notch, the automatic overclocking feature is one of the best, and there’s a bunch extreme overclocking add-ons. The feedback that we have read from current owners of this motherboard is exceedingly positive, and we now clearly see why.