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MSI B360 GAMING ARCTIC

Black Haru

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Intel B360 is back in the spotlight with the B360 GAMING ARCTIC from MSI. The industry leader has brought their engineering prowess to bear in order to produce a stunning motherboard that aims to overthrow any misplaced preconception of the budget B360 chipset being "cheap" or "boring".

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While I do like the white PCB (reminds me of old Sapphire boards), the back I/O panel is joke - I guess these days You have to pay premium for some more outputs...
 
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I just had 7 sata devices plugged to my pc, while good looking, it doesnt suit my needs...
 
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Looks like high quality product, maybe bios and programs should be more in other colors.
 
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"..... the back I/O panel is joke - I guess these days You have to pay premium for some more outputs...
+1

I got the same vibe last year when assmebling my new PC. It's that bad with outputs...seriously, I don't get it.
 
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This for AM4 and I'd be willing to go into debt just to build ä new rig for myself ASAP
 
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Damn the aesthetics... if there just would be a Z370/Z390 variant, there's no way I'd get a board with no OC capabilities.

I'd be fine with the I/O, since there's 5 USBs (and the C-type which I don't need, at least for now) since there's 5 USB devices I keep plugged (mouse, keyboard, webcam, gamepad and WLAN dongle). Others can be plugged to the case's USB connectors.
 
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Reminds me of people that build those Ferrari kit cars...

Dont cheap out on a motherboard. It anit worth it no matter HOW good it looks in the end.
 
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