We take this premium Z170 motherboard from MSI out for a spin. Is it worth the asking price?
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Mini ReviewThe price is impossible to justify, but if you can afford it, the performance makes it a luxury you won't regret.
Now MSI's outstanding, feature-filled effort proves that you can make a good motherboard for a reasonable price.
The wheel of time turns and chipsets come to pass, and a year after the Z77 chipset's launch, you can pick up top-spec boards for a fraction of the price you could just a few months back.
MSI's first Z77 effort doesn't do a lot wrong, but it's not the best showcase of Intel's brand new chipset.
Is it a case of incremental updates all along the line, or has MSI done enough to put this X79-based board in another class?