Still, if money is no object or you simply must have the most extreme Z87 motherboard available, then the Z87 XPower is without question going to be amongst a select few boards at the top of your list. Having spent a few weeks playing with the MSI Z87 XPower we have really enjoyed the experience, and with no real flaws to speak of we highly recommend it to all extreme system builders.
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