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This review is from: MSI H81M-P33 LGA 1150 Intel H81 SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Micro ATX Intel Motherboard
Pros: nice spacious layout, reasonably well put together, cheap
Cons: BIOS/drivers & software utils cheap and nasty
Other Thoughts: Bought for a HTPC, which unfortunately now suffers intermittent hard crashes during HD video playback on my Radeon 6450 card.
Probably should have gone for the HDMI version, but with rebate this was cheaper and I already had the graphics card.
I have insufficient compatible components on hand to be test for sure whether mobo, graphics card or something else to blame
Pros: not much of a gamer, and kind of lost the thread when it comes to recent developments in graphics cards since retiring, but I've always been a Radeon guy, and this has done nothing to change my mind... just plugged it in and it worked.
Cons: Fan is noisy at full speed, which fortunately is not very often for me since I'm not that much of a gamerREAD FULL REVIEW
Pros: Plugged in, worked, and wonderfully fast upgrade from the five+ year old Core 2 Quad it replaced
Cons: noREAD FULL REVIEW