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MSI B85-G41 PC MATE Intel B85 Motherboard Bundle Reviews

khairlines

Poor excuse for an overclocking motherboard. "Classic bull****"

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Pros: Good/easy to use BIOS

Cons: No Overclocking, or barely any.

I was optimistic about this motherboard. I bought it for around $80. I was building a gaming PC and I just wanted a motherboard that could overclock and do the basic things. When it came, the packaging was good, looked cool, box looked nice and etc. It looked brilliant in my PC, but the troubles came when I wanted to overclock my CPU. On their website MSI raves about their OC Genie 4 and easy overclocking "Overclock in less than a second!". Unfortunately when I press the OC genie "button" in the BIOS, nothing changes. My CPU remains 3.4. I called them up and asked why there was no overclocking. MSI responded " There was overclocking, but it was so insignificant that the GHz of your CPU...
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