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MSI P7N Diamond 780i - Any good?

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Have you guys heard anything about the MSI p7N Diamond 780i? Just curious if anybody out there is running this board... I have an apportunity to get one for $165 from a guy that lives near me...

Please post your experiences, good or bad.

Thanks!
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For the price (compared to say evga or xfx, even if used) its a good deal. If its truly a 780i based board it should OC pretty well. I would just take care to ensure that it has proper cooling. MSI (in my history) has been pretty cheap on their stuff.. I.E. using low quality components etc. Take a look at the board, and if something seems fishy, maybe it is?

But just comparing price, 165 for a 780i board is pretty decent.
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anyone else have any input?
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i wouldnt get it. just spend the exta bit of cash to get a reference deisnged one like a xfx or evga. I've been looking at 780i mobos for a little while and the msi one really doesnt oc very well. i would stay away from it. if you dont plan on overclocking then i guess it would be a fine board but for ocing purposes i would get an evga or xfx (i think the zotac one is a reference one also). hope that helps out
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i wouldnt get it. just spend the exta bit of cash to get a reference deisnged one like a xfx or evga. I've been looking at 780i mobos for a little while and the msi one really doesnt oc very well. i would stay away from it. if you dont plan on overclocking then i guess it would be a fine board but for ocing purposes i would get an evga or xfx (i think the zotac one is a reference one also). hope that helps out
Exactly what he said.
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