MSI P67A-GD65 Motherboard Review

PC Mark Vantage and CineBench

MSI P67A-GD65 Review

PC Mark Vantage

The short answer seems to be yes. It's so frustrating that even though the GD65 doesn't overclock as well, it's not even very good at stock. Although the overclock helps it only just about reaches the levels of the i5-2500K at stock on the Intel reference board.

CineBench R11.5

It's not very surprising to see that CineBench suffers equally with the sluggish performance of the MSI GD65. Rendering is so dependant upon every ounce of processing power that even the slightest lapse has heavy consequences and so it proves.

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Most Recent Comments

31-01-2011, 05:21:41

Aurus_OC
I am pretty disappointed by the results of this board. I expected it to be a great board at that price level. Well maybe next time MSI.Quote

31-01-2011, 06:19:33

PCTwin
lol. 28.8Ghz. Quote

31-01-2011, 06:20:58

Aurus_OC
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Originally Posted by PCTwin View Post

lol. 28.8Ghz.
I just can't understand why it wouldn't boot at those speeds?? Quote

31-01-2011, 06:42:31

SnW

So perhaps the truly brilliant OC Genie will be the solution to the poor stock performance?



If it works as good as it does on my P55-GD65 then weeeeeeeeeeeeeeeeee

I finally thought MSI was going good in the mobo section yet this is pretty disappointing to me

EDIT i must be fair i also hear people using it and its perfectly fine,

i guess my luck comes in again....Quote

31-01-2011, 07:16:26

Zeals
I feel crushed I read in all these other sites about how awesome it was, but after seeing this I feel bitterly disappointed as well as being confused how it fared to badly here.

EDIT: Quite a few people seem to get 4.2GHz clock, so I guess MSI is being extremely conservative, in case someone got a half completed chip or something.Quote
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