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Mini ITX FTW - MSI Z97I Gaming AC and R9 270X Gaming ITX review
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Default Mini ITX FTW - MSI Z97I Gaming AC and R9 270X Gaming ITX review - 05-15-2014, 08:26 | posts: 20,477 | Location: Guru3D testlab

We review, test and benchmark the MSI Z97I Gaming AC motherboard and Radeon R9 270X Gaming ITX - You betta pick up magnifying glass alright as this will be among the smallest fully fetched Z97 mothe...

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Default 05-15-2014, 10:18 | posts: 502 | Location: France

if it is tiny, it is cute

a bitfenix case and you got a nice machine in a small place.
very interesting that itx form factor become more and more powerfull.
   
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Default 05-15-2014, 16:42 | posts: 18 | Location: NY

Awesome, love this! Too bad no M.2 port - I think I would have bought this if it did.

Hilbert- on another note - any chance you can start adding DPC Latceny Checker for motherboard reviews? http://www.thesycon.de/deu/latency_check.shtml

I'd love to see these for motherboards as USB audio products can benefit with lower latency, and would help me in making purchasing decisions!
   
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Default 05-18-2014, 13:43 | posts: 2,346 | Location: AUSTRALIA

Looks good but no M.2 Also waste with 2 esata. I was really tempted to update mine.
   
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Default 05-30-2014, 13:49 | posts: 1 | Location: Pittsburgh

Are you sure the M.2 connector isn't on the back of the motherboard like the Asus Z97I-PLUS?

Both MSI and Newegg list this motherboard as having an M.2 slot. Of the Z97 Mini-ITX boards on the market so far, only the Asus and MSI are listed as having an M.2 slot. I would rather have the MSI than the Asus, but if it doesn't have an M.2 slot that would be a deal-breaker.

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