MSI X370 GAMING M7 ACK Review

👤by Tony Le Bourne Comments 📅11-11-17
Introduction

Product on Review: MSI X370 GAMING M7 ACK
Manufacturer & Sponsor: MSI
Street Price: 219.99 GBP / $239 USD

MSI took a little while to get in with their flagship gaming X370 motherboard, but now the wait is finally over and those considering Team Ryzen will have another option to consider. You will find a whole array of flashy RGB lighting beyond just the Rear IO and the PCH as MSI have included a row of PCIe RGBs also, and to help sync things up, there is an internal RGB LED header along with an included extension cable to power up to 3Amp/12V 5050 RGB LED strips of up to 2m long. Of course you will find the various steel reinforced retention on the primary and secondary PCIe x16 slots, and on the memory slots, various LED debug indicators, high-grade isolated audio circuitry based on the Realtek ALC 1220 codec, NVMe U.2 port, and a front panel USB 3.1 G2 header.

MSI have included some very welcome additions on this X370 motherboard, including an additional M.2 slot, along with a custom designed heatsink 'M.2 SHIELD FROZR', to reduce the chance of your M.2 drive throttling. However, the party piece of the X370 GAMING M7 ACK is revealed in its name, 'AC' 'Killer'. MSI have implement the Killer Doubleshot Pro technology which allows the Killer E2500 LAN to work together with the Killer Wireless AC 1535 to optimise network traffic to ensure low latency while gaming.



Overview by MSI
The X370 GAMING M7 ACK is a prime example of why MSI leads the gaming industry in both innovation and performance. Gamers know and trust MSI because MSI always delivers the hardware they need to stay on top of their games. Providing the best networking experience is critical and by including the Killer Ethernet E2500 and Killer Wireless 1535 on the X370 GAMING M7 ACK motherboard, MSI ensures that their customers will have the best possible online gaming experience.


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