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MSI X299 Gaming M7 ACK Motherboard Review

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Memory performance is strong and initial problems with quad channel memory performance on X299 seem to be fading away. Some compatibility issues were experienced during our testing including a number of instances of the board going into dual or triple channel mode and losing significant throughput but we identified this issue as an intermittent fault in the memory kit and after testing a different memory kit performance was right back on the money.

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