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This review is from: MSI Z97I AC LGA 1150 Intel Z97 HDMI SATA 6Gb/s USB 3.0 Mini ITX Intel Motherboard
Pros: Excellent stability, and so far easy to overclock - have my i5 4690k stable at 4Ghz with no effort at all. I think I could easily push to 4.5Ghz with some patience.
I am using a Corsair H60 AIO cooler, and also have an Asus R9 280 (full sized card) in my build. Case is Corsair 250D. Heat has not been an issue at all.
Cons: None to report. This board has been rock solid.
Other Thoughts: I would recommend this board to anyone. The price and specs are perfect for a nice gaming rig. I'm running most new games on ultra no problem at all (Dragon Age Inquisition to name one). In fact I'll likely be getting another one of these boards for my wifes' new gaming rig.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Got it on sale for $54.99. Fits great, and looks great. Running an i5-4690K overclocked to 4.4GHZ in an mITX build using the Corsair 250D case. Temps never shoot much over 70C while stress testing. Can likely push the CPU further in time with tweaking.
Very quiet and effective AIO cooler! I have the case sitting right on my desk beside me, about 2ft away, can't hear a thing!
Cons: None, can't beat this cooler for the sale price.READ FULL REVIEW
Pros: Low profile, and runs at advertised speeds no problem. XMP is supported, and works great. Other people have reported some decent overclocking ability, and I will definitely be trying that out after I get my CPU overclock stable.
Cons: No cons here.
Other Thoughts: Used for a mITX gaming build in a Corsair 250D case. Using a AIO liquid cooler and was getting 4.4GHz easy with the i5 4690K at 70C. No problems with this ram in terms of heat or taking up too much space.READ FULL REVIEW