Word from MSI suggests that sales of their Gaming motherboard range are better than projected and there is an enthusiasm for the brand across PC building forums. We reviewed the Z77A-GD65 Gaming motherboard here at AnandTech last year and have a couple more in to review in the near future, but today MSI is announcing the extension of the gaming range into the B85 chipset. B85 is the cheapest PCIe 3.0 8-series chipset from Intel (before H81, which loses even more features from Z87), and thus the aim for MSI is to bring the Gaming branding down to lower price points. Other manufacturers are doing this with their gaming ranges, but MSI is being particularly aggressive by also focusing on...

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