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MSI MEG Z690 Unify

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MSI brings forward the Unify series for the casual and enthusiast crowds. With a little bit of everything, the MEG Z690 Unify has nineteen 105 A power stages, five M.2 sockets, and PCIe 5.0 and DDR5 integration. The board also includes PS/2 legacy peripheral support, SLI/CrossFire, and advanced CPU overclocking.

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PS/2....hahahaha..... whahdatizzzz ?????

seriously though, my calendar must be a little off, 'cause I thought this was 2022, not 2002...
 
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Very niche product, from the same company you can get much better motherboard options like MSI MAG Z690 Tomahawk WIFI at nearly half price (290€ vs 530€) not for the same crowd of course.
 
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I find that MSI Center software is heavy on system resources, same as MSI Dragon was - weird that they cant make that lighter...
 
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PS/2....hahahaha..... whahdatizzzz ?????

seriously though, my calendar must be a little off, 'cause I thought this was 2022, not 2002...
It's there for a reason, it's for extreme overclocker with ln2, usb io got messed up during benching sometimes.

MEG series with unimpressive VRM cooling. Whats up with this MSI?
Moreover, it's a freaking unify, it's supposed to be one step below godlike.
 

omerfak

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Not a "bad" motherboard but I don't see who this product is targeting. Looks kinda pointless (or niche? maybe) to me.
 
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