MSI Z68A GD65 G3 Review

PC Mark

MSI Z68A GD65 (G3) Review

PC Mark Vantage

Dispensing with pure synthetic benchmarks and into the real-world testing the benefits of the IRST when coupled to the Z68 chipset are clearly visible. The GD65 is almost inseparable from the much pricier Sniper 2.

 

PC Mark 7

If Vantage showed the two Gen3 motherboards to be close then PC Mark 7 demonstrates how truly close they are. 16 points separate the two contenders.

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28-09-2011, 05:43:34

SieB
Good to see the Gen3's are starting to come out now. The GD65-G3 seems a pretty decent board and just shows how overpriced the Sniper 2 is.

The GD65-G3 might not look as good but it doesn't look bad and performance wise, at half the price, it's not far off the Sniper 2 either nothing worth spending another £150 for anyway.

Also, I have probs with my Steelseries Xai in the BIOS of my P8P67 I have to use the keyboard, I think UEFI doesn't like some gaming miceQuote

28-09-2011, 06:40:40

murphy7801
Would be nice could test some of the Asrock gen3's ?Quote

28-09-2011, 06:43:56

VonBlade
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Originally Posted by murphy7801 View Post

Would be nice could test some of the Asrock gen3's ?
Last I heard they were planning to send us one, so watch this space.Quote

28-09-2011, 08:24:11

murphy7801
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Originally Posted by VonBlade View Post

Last I heard they were planning to send us one, so watch this space.
Good! then full sweep of all the gens 3 on the market.Quote

28-09-2011, 09:17:06

Murdolator
Interesting, i've been trying to shortlist some Gen 3 motherboards for my upgrade so it's nice to see some performance results.

Shame the overclock wasn't too great but overall performance for the price seems reasonable.Quote
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