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MSI 890GXM-G65

MSI 890GXM-G65
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Jun, 2018

alaTest has collected and analyzed 223 reviews of MSI 890GXM-G65. The average rating for this product is 3.7/5, compared to an average rating of 4.1/5 for other Processors & Motherboards for all reviews.

On average, users rate this product 74/100 and experts rate this product 85/100.

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Expert review by : Chris Swertfeger (

MSI 890GXM-G65 Motherboard


A lot of interesting things have happened in the world of motherboards recently. The advent of SATA 6Gbps means our storage needs will have all the bandwidth they'll need for at least a little while. USB 3.0 means our flash drives can join in on the...

It’s not very often that we come across a product that has quite the versatility of the

Jun, 2010


Expert review by : jlqrb (

MSI 890GXM-G65 Review


The AMD 890GX chipset was released just over a month ago and since that time we here at OCC have managed to get our hands on the majority of these newly released boards, with the exception of just a few. So, to close that gap, the good folks over at...

mATX form factor ; Performance ; Price ; SATA 3.0 ; USB 3.0 ; 140W TDP ; Unlock core option ; Easy Overclocking Switch ; CrossFireX support


Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Benjamin Sun (

MSI 890GXM-G65 Motherboard Review


The MSI 890GXM-G65 is an interesting board in that it has the features to be among the best in the business with the support for both USB 3.0 and SATA 6Gbps. The bundle is rather lackluster as I would like to have seen at least two SATA Data cables,...

Mar, 2010

Expert review by : Kat Orphanides (

MSI 890GXM-G65 review


With USB3 and SATA3, this outstanding microATX motherboard combines a great range of features and plenty of flexible options for overclocking.

The backplane also provides six USB ports, including two USB3 ports. A PS/2 port means that you won’t necessarily have to use of your precious USB ports for a keyboard or mouse. There's also an eSATA port. Performance in our tests was good, with an...

Mar, 2011

Expert review by : Dmitry Laptev (

MSI 890GXM-G65 Motherboard


Examining chipset performance, Hybrid CrossFire included.

Anyway, let's see whether the today's motherboard, MSI 890GXM-G65, can compete with full-size products in terms of functionality.

Apr, 2010

Expert review by : Richard Swinburne (

MSI 890GXM-G65 micro-ATX Motherboard Review


gave us far more in terms of a maximum HyperTransport bus speed. This is mostly because the MSI lacks lower CPU-NB multipliers to cope with a very high HTT. The lowest multiplier offered is 8x, meaning that the CPU-NB (the memory controller of the CPU)...

Mar, 2010

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MSI 890GXM-G65


I shopped extensively for a motherboard and found this to be the only one that was just right. However, I had a full size case and the microATX looks a little silly in it.

Great board. Never had a problem with it. I was an ASUS guy forever, but after going through three of their boards in three years, I gave MSI a try. Coundn't be happier


Jul, 2012

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Decent Gaming Board


I wish we could start seeing internal usb 3.0 connections. Given that this is (or was) and industry standard I'm ok with re-wiring the front usb 3.0 port through the back.

I went with this motherboard for my first gaming pc build. I am thus far happy with it. The onboard graphics are enough to impress you for basic computing (word processing, internet browsing, etc.) but don't expect high performance once you start any...


Jul, 2012

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Excellent Platform for a Micro build


This board has been in service for the entire 18 months since I bought it. MSI has been very pro-active about maintaining the BIOS to keep up with changing environment. Excellent Micro build platform with rarely seen dual PCIe x16 slots AND 4 DIMM...

Beautiful layout, rare Dual PCIe x16 uATX board, solid performance, super reliable, solid capacitors, beautiful black PCB, nice heat sinks on the critical components, excellent BIOS control for the tweakers, BIOS backup

2 Dual slot video cards make the only PCI slot and the PCI 1x slot unusable. It is a uATX board after all. If you want it all, buy an ATX and a big tower

Jul, 2012

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Second time around_OK


Newegg is great to handle DOA's without pain. Firest MOBO had a bad memory slot. Would not post. Second one is a winner all the way

If one is coming down the pike I don't see it

Jul, 2012