MSI Z97 Gaming 9 Motherboard Review
Away from the synthetic world of tasks we rarely perform and onto the more real-world replication of PC Mark. When it comes to Vantage the MSI Z97 Gaming 9 AC pops, just, to the top of the pile with great results across the board. Moving on to PC Mark 7 Pro and it slips behind the ASUS motherboards to place as the best of the rest. We wonder if the unexpected successes in the SiSoft Sandra calculation test replicate themselves in the methodology used by Futuremark, which is why the ASUS models top the graph in overall PC Mark 7 score.