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I recently purchased an 3770k, is this board worth getting?

Indeed, if you have the right budget. I see no reasons why not buying it. It has wifi and bluetooth modules as add-ons and it is priced reasonably...Since you are on ivybridge, it is one of the best z77 boards you can get, since you are not on Haswell's...
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Indeed, if you have the right budget. I see no reasons why not buying it. It has wifi and bluetooth modules as add-ons and it is priced reasonably...Since you are on ivybridge, it is one of the best z77 boards you can get, since you are not on Haswell's...

Great board, I agree. Though the Wifi module doesn't work (it's pretty garbage). I couldn't get it to run properly even with the antenna. And I looked into it, I am not the only one. If you get this board, get yourself a nice ethernet cable. Other than that, it's solid! Great looks, too!
post #2713 of 3634
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Great board, I agree. Though the Wifi module doesn't work (it's pretty garbage). I couldn't get it to run properly even with the antenna. And I looked into it, I am not the only one. If you get this board, get yourself a nice ethernet cable. Other than that, it's solid! Great looks, too!

Hello, mate. Aside from the antenna, did the wifi module work? Mine works like a charm. My wifi and bluetooth are working properly with the installed drivers downloaded from the msi website. If your modem is near your rig, I guess it will still work with lower reception. I just love its sexy matte black pcb. thumb.gif
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I recently purchased an 3770k, is this board worth getting?

definitely. I just got my installed, and I am quite impressed with it.
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Thanks guys. I watched a bunch of videos and read a lot of reviews on this board. Seems like a winner.
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Hello, mate. Aside from the antenna, did the wifi module work? Mine works like a charm. My wifi and bluetooth are working properly with the installed drivers downloaded from the msi website. If your modem is near your rig, I guess it will still work with lower reception. I just love its sexy matte black pcb. thumb.gif

Well, at first I had forgotten about the antenna. I wasn't able to connect but then recalled that there was one. So, hooked it up and got a connection going. I got 3 and sometimes 4 bars, which should have been enough for a decent connection, but my speeds were just HORRIBLE. I mean my brother's PC, with a 6 year of OEM board had faster speeds than I did; same distance from the router.

I couldn't get it to work properly. Installed drivers, re-installed them. Looked for other drivers. Nothing helped. I actually found a thread on MSI's website were other people were having the same issue. Didn't bother to look through it because at the time I had my wired connection going. But I think it's still a common problem.
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IDK if I have ever posted my MPower with "yellow heat stinks" removed. I thought since it only has 3-4 more weeks in use I should post it. The plan is to upgrade to an MSI XPower when the boards and 4770Ks are released.


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IDK if I have ever posted my MPower with "yellow heat stinks" removed. I thought since it only has 3-4 more weeks in use I should post it. The plan is to upgrade to an MSI XPower when the boards and 4770Ks are released.



Nice black theme, mate. thumb.gif
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Bios 17.8 is up now peoples
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Bios 17.8 is up now peoples

Thanks for the heads up!
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