Last time we had a look at MSI`s flagship of the Z87series, the Z87 XPOWER. Targeted at the overclocking and the enthusiast audience, the XPOWER also carries a hefty price tag. Gamers however are usually more budget minded and might prefer to invest a bit more in the Graphics Card or the Processor. MSI has got two Gaming boards on offer, the G45 and GD65, both carry tailor made specifications for gamers. Multi GPU support, improved Audio and LAN function, all integrated in a professional and stunning looking Dragon-themed PCB. That high end and performance does not always have to carry a hefty price tag might become more clear during the review of this Z87-G45 Gaming motherboard."
Any major computer upgrade generally requires a full software reinstall too. No so if you heed the advice in the guide to Upgrading a Motherboard without Reinstalling. PCSTATS Tips