Debating between two z270 board

Discussion in 'Intel MoBos' started by Hoang Nguyen, Feb 9, 2017.

  1. Hoang Nguyen

    Hoang Nguyen n00bie

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    GIGABYTE AORUS GA-Z270X-Gaming 7 or
    MSI Z270 Gaming M7
     
  2. mls1995

    mls1995 2[H]4U

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    At least post the specs yourself. People aren't going to go google searching 2 boards to give you an opinion.
     
  3. Hoang Nguyen

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    Oh sorry. I was just asking for people opinions that already have either one of the board.
     
  4. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ardOCP Motherboard Editor

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    Given how new these are, you won't find too many people that have used both. Fortunately, I have.

    GIGABYTE Z270X Gaming M7
    MSI Z270 Gaming M7

    Both are good motherboards. I lean towards the MSI as it seemed a bit more mature and behaved better while overclocking. Either would be a fine option.
     
  5. Hoang Nguyen

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    I ended up with the mis z270 gaming m7 board
     
  6. SliceT

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    The Fatal1ty would be a good option if you wanted to overclock :)
     
  7. Dan_D

    Dan_D [H]ardOCP Motherboard Editor

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    So far, virtually every motherboard I've tried overclocks exactly the same. It's all about the CPU at the moment.
     
  8. piscian18

    piscian18 [H]ardForum Junkie

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    If both were about to die and I could only save one I'd go with MSI as well. That said oddly enough, and I really scratched my brain on this one, I have literally never had a GigaByte product go sideways on me. I still have two GTX460s humming along in a box somewhere and my Gigabyte I5 system went to my friends home and hes probably gonna use it until it dies. On a complete scrub note I feel like I've had better luck with the "AUTO OC" option on MSI than Gigabyte.