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I have a msi p67 g43 mobo

are msi mobos good? jw cuz most ppl here seem like they dont like msi but the asus boards get similar ratings and cost the same/lil more
    
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most msi motherboards are fine, and generally last a long time from my experience with them
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MSI boards are good. On the AMD side they had some boards that had poor power delivery to the cpu, but other than that they are solid boards.
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Intel MSI boards seem to be fine. Don't get an AMD MSI board though, unless you want a fireworks display in your case.
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Over the last 10 years or so, I've purchased more MSI motherboards than any other brand. I know I bought somewhere between 50 and 100 socket A motherboards and I can't remember having a single problem. They get a bad wrap on this forum, but I never understood why and don't agree.
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kk nice. ty
    
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They get a bad wrap on OCN because a couple members fried their boards OCing on low end boards with poor cpu power delivery.
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Msi boards are average. They aren't the best overclockers or are the easiest to use, but the boards themselves will last quite a long time as long as you don't expect too much out of them.
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post #9 of 62
MSI boards are good. I have a budget MSI p55 board and it works great. However they do have higher DOA chances than Gigabyte or ASUS.
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post #10 of 62
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Originally Posted by Behemoth777;14336215 
Msi boards are average. They aren't the best overclockers or are the easiest to use, but the boards themselves will last quite a long time as long as you don't expect too much out of them.

What exactly makes them the not the easiest to use? As for overclocking, my less expensive mobo can hit the same processor speed you're at with less volts. Granted that has a lot to do with the chip, but my point is that I have no issues oc'ing on my board.
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