MSI P55-GD85

Display # 
# Web Link Hits
1 Hardware Secrets
"P55-GD85 (a.k.a. MS-7585) is the most high-end motherboard for socket 1156 processors from MSI, featuring USB 3.0 and SATA-600 ports plus a lot more goodies like points for measuring voltages from components, two Gigabit Ethernet chip and a PLX PCI Express switch chip to make sure your system will keep up its performance even when you try to use all of its features at the same time."
2 PureOC
Today we're looking at MSI's foray into the USB 3.0 and SATA III market with their premium LGA1156 board, the P55-GD85. Based on a very similar design of the GD80, this new board looks to build upon the success of its predecessor, offering the same enthusiast features including MSI's OC Genie, the popular auto overclocking utility that brings performance to the masses.
3 Legit Reviews
MSI has a staggering nine Intel P55 motherboards and a total of 14 LGA1156 motherboards available. Today we have MSI's P55-GD85 which sits up near the top of boards. In the MSI pecking order sitting at the top is the MSI P55 Big Bang Fuzion at $369.99 followed closely by the MSI P55 Big Bang Trinergy at $329.99. Sitting a full $100 lower at $229.99 is the P55-GD85 motherboard which, strangely enough, features a few key technologies that aren't included on the Big Bang boards. Namely these are USB 3.0 and SATA 6 Gbps.