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MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) P67 ATX LGA1155 DDR3 2PCI-E16 3PCI-E 2PCI SLI CrossFireX SATA3 USB3 Motherboard

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   Shipping Weight:   3.6 lbs
   Part #: P67A-GD65 (B3)

Features    [ Edit | History ]



B3 Stepping Ready

To fix Intel’s 6 Series chipset design error, the SATA problems in its 6 Series chipset, MSI implements the latest Intel B3 Stepping 6 Series chipset on its P67/H67 mainboards for fixing SATA problems in the Intel Series 6 chipsets. Consumers can now identify the latest MSI P67/H67 mainboards equipped with the Intel B3 Stepping chipset with the MSI B3 Stepping Ready logo. This provides a more confident way to identify your next-generation P67/H67 mainboard.


Military Class II

The perfect trinity of quality, stability and efficiency all exist at one mainboard to meet end user expectations. The MSI Military Class II series products provide the long lifespan, unparalleled quality, extreme performance and ultimate efficiency.

Hi-c CAP
8X Lifespan than solid Capacitor!!
Insisting on the best stability, MSI utilizes Hi-c CAPs on Military Class series.  Made of the rare element Tantalum, often used on space shuttles and satellites, which sustains very high temperatures and shows an amazingly high electrical conductivity.

SFC(Super Ferrite Choke).The super Ferrite Chokes use a Ferrite core that is Super-Permeable. Compare with traditional choke, the Super Ferrite Chokes run at a 35 degree Celsius lower temperature. The lower working temperature will enhance mainboard stability.

Solid CAP
10 years long lifespan
For providing the highest quality products, we built-in Solid CAP in the entire Military Class series. This not only makes bursting capacitors a non-issue but also ensures a dramatically extended lifetime and ultra-low ESR.


OC Genie II

Just press the OC Genie button or enable OC Genie II function in BIOS menu, the CPU performance (P67 series) or the 3D performance of iGPU (H67 series) will be highly improved. Whether users want to watch a high bit-rate HD movie or go online gaming, both can be enjoyed with image performance that is smoother and lag-free!

- Exclusive OC Genie detect hardware configuration
- Intelligently auto set clock/voltage of CPU and memory or iGPU
- Increase overall system performance in 1 second


Click BIOS

• Universal Extensible Firmware Interface 
• User-friendly mouse-controlled BIOS menu
• Pre-OS Applications(HDD Backup, Game, Memory test)
• 15 languages support


THX TruStudio PRO

THX is a trade mark of a high-end audio/visual reproduction standard for movies, home theaters, computer speakers and other audio devices. THX Certified Audio products are designed to let users experience movies & videos as live show. The true sound effect can make high definition video more powerful.

- A high-fidelity sound reproduction standard
- Accurately reproduce the fullest audio experience of movie, music and game soundtracks


Super Charger

Mobile consumer appliances are getting more and more attention in current day fast moving life style, with smart phones and tablets almost becoming a fashion accessory. However, many ordinary personal computers cannot charge some of these devices, making it difficult to stay connected.  The MSI Super Charger is a Windows resident program capable of revising the power supply mode of your USB port to become more powerful. Once your phone or tablet is connected to your USB port, the Super Charger sends a signal to initiate its charging circuit, making it a really smart and convenient charging solution for mobile computing needs.

- Instant MB info monitor
- Green Power: CPU Phase, system fan speed controlled with max power saving
- Smart Mode: 4 instant OC modes


USB 3.0

Compared to the 480Mbps provided by traditional USB 2.0, the all-new USB 3.0's 5Gb/s offers 10 times the transfer bandwidth, so transferring a Blu-ray movie takes less than one minute. MSI also has implemented a front panel USB 3.0 port, making the use of an external USB 3.0 device even more convenient.

- 10X Faster Than USB 2.0
- Up to 5Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- World’s first to provide Front Panel USB 3.0 Port
- Boost Transfer Rate Between Your PC and External Storage Devices


SATA 6Gb/s

SATA 6Gb/s provides double the bandwidth of traditional SATA 3Gb/s, and increases the data transfer rate between your mainboard and internal storage devices, such as 7200RPM HDDs, 10000RPM HDDs and SSDs. It’s also the current trend for upcoming high-speed internal storage devices to to break the existing bottleneck of a PC’s performance.

- 2X Faster Than SATA 3Gb/s
- Up to 6Gb/s Data Transfer Bandwidth
- Unleash True Performance of New HDDs/SSDs


Lossless 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio

Onboard PC audio gets better! MSI is the first to implement the most high-end HD Audio codecs available. Don’t be fooled by other inferior audio solutions onboard (sometimes you can’t even find the driver!) Only MSI offers the Loss-less 24-bit/192KHz HD Audio function with an incredible 109 SNR dB value to provide the most clear & vivid HD audio quality and support 7.1 channels surround sound playback with a 2-channel independent stereo output (multiple streaming) through the front panel 3.5 inch phone jack.


Winki 3

Winki 3 is a free Linux-based O/S which is based on the Linux core. With an ultra-fast  booting speed and a multi-language interface, the built-in Winki 3 provides an easy-to-use internet environment that includes the most popular functions such as internet surfing, web mail, instant messaging, picture browsing, and more. It's the most practical way to be online in the shortest time.

- User friendly & totally free applications
- Power on to run applications in 25 seconds
- Multi-language interface support


APS (Active Phase Switching)

Active Phase Switching, APS, technology is an intelligent design that helps to save energy on MSI’s mainboards. The underlying idea is to switch off the power supply as soon as no electricity is needed, and when the system needs more resources again, APS will automatically adjust electricity supply accordingly. APS will automatically detect your processor’s loading at any given time and save energy accordingly. This is only possible by means of a very advanced power controlling technology. Other than software-based solutions, APS technology stands out from MSI's own research. The specially developed IC chip can operate automatically depending on the demands of the power supply, which is to reduce the total power usage. 



Compared to common mainboard which need extra BIOS chips, MSI’s M-Flash has a double advantage which doesn’t need extra components and secondly, all your BIOS data will be saved in the USB drive. The stored data does not only have backup and upgrade function, moreover it can also be seen as a portable BIOS chip which is actually able to boot up your PC.

- Backup/Restore Your BIOS to/from Any USB Flash Disk
- Avoid Unnecessary Repair Due to Accident Failures During The Upgrading Process
- Earn more BIOS Lifespan by Reducing Unnecessary Rewriting Process


Live update  5

MSI Live update  5 is a powerful and useful application for updating the latest BIOS and Drivers, saving you time and lowers the risk of updating. End-users can install and run the Live update  5 software on their computers with the companion CD or downloading the app from the MSI website.

- Automatically Detect the BIOS/Driver/VGA/Utility update 
- Support Microsoft Windows 98SE/ME/2000/XP/Vista/7 32Bit


Live update  Online

MSI Live update  Online is a powerful and useful application for updating latest BIOS and Drivers, which can save your time for searching and lower the risk while updating. Live update  Online is online services exclusively. End-users only have to connect to the download center and enable the Live update  Online function, and the updating will continue via the web pages completely. Live update  Online offers the latest BIOS, drivers and utilities from MSI for automatic updating. Through the user-friendly operation, end-users can update  the system easily and increase performance immediately.



SLI technology allows using multiple Nvidia graphics cards in a single computer system with a mainboard equipped with an nForce SLI MCP. Users need an a mainboard with two PCI-Express 16x graphics slots and two matching GeForce graphics cards which are "SLI Ready". Most NVIDIA's PCI-Express graphics cards starting from the 6600 GPU can enjoy the benefits of SLI.


ATI CrossFireX

ATI CrossFireX™ is the ultimate multi-GPU performance gaming platform. Enabling game-dominating power, ATI CrossFireX technology enables two or more discrete graphics processors to work together to improve graphics performance. ATI CrossFireX technology allows you to expand your system’s graphics capabilities. It allows you the ability to scale your system’s graphics horsepower as you need it, supporting up to four ATI Radeon™ HD graphics cards, making it the most scalable gaming platform ever. With an ATI CrossFireX gaming technology, the traditional graphics limitation exists no more, allowing you to enjoy higher performance as well as visual experience.



In order to provide customers stable and high quality products, starting from P45 series mainboards, MSI is leading the industry to introduce the world's most advanced power supply component, DrMOS (Driver-MOSFET), which integrates Driver IC, Top MOSFET and Bottom MOSFET into one chip. Except for its outstanding performance in power saving, DrMOS possesses switch frequency which is 400% faster than traditional MOSFET and has great improvement in stabilizing power supply and voltage control. Even under heavy loading and overclocking conditions, DrMOS can still provide the most stable and efficient power supply and quality.


Instant OC

• Instant MB info monitor
• Intelligently auto set clock/voltage of CPU and memory
• Smart Mode: 4 instant OC modes


V-Check Points

The V-Check Points function provide power measurement pins for users to  measure the CPU and RAM voltages with a multimeter. The feature can help save advanced overclockers valuable time by eliminating the need for manual circuit modification. The feature can be indispensable during overclocking competitions.

Specifications    [ Edit | History ]
CPU (Max Support) i3/i5/i7
AM3 CPU Ready N/A
FSB / Hyper Transport Bus 100MHz
Chipset Intel® P67 (B3)
DDR2 Memory N/A
DDR3 Memory DDR3 1066/1333/1600*/2133*(OC)
Memory Channel Dual
DIMM Slots 4
Max Memory (GB) 32
PCI-Ex16 2
PCI-E Gen Gen2 (1x16, 1x8)
PCI-Ex1 3
RAID 0/1/5/10
LAN 10/100/1000*1
USB 3.0 ports (Rear) 2
USB 2.0 ports (Rear) 8
Audio ports (Rear) 6+Coaxial/Optical SPDIF
Serial ports (Rear) N/A
Parallel ports (Rear) N/A
1394 ports (Rear) 1
Display Port N/A
VGA Max Share Memory (MB) N/A
DirectX N/A
Form Factor ATX
Sideport Memory N/A
3-way SLI N/A
Hybrid SLI N/A
CrossFire Y

MSI P67A-GD65 (B3) Customer Reviews

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Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
Lot of features included.
Dual esata was a must for me
4 usb 3.0 , 6x2.0
legagy ps2 port is welcome
No problem with my overclock with this board.
Good layout for expansion cards and cable management.(needed a pci at the bottom)
Guess it could use another internal usb header just to point something.
First MSI motherboard and not dissapointed in the least. It had everything I wanted for the carefully designed layout, enough fan headers and a top notch selection of I/O ports.

really a good first experience with MSI

Experience: 2 Months
 Verified Owner
A lot of features
Very good overclock ability
1 USB 2.0 header
Great board. Overclocked my i5-2500k to 4.5Ghz very easily. Its packed with great features.

Experience: 1 Months
- Overclock en un bouton
- 4 sata 3 port
- 4 usb 3.0
- prix très raisonnable !
- Ne support pas ma F3-17000CL9D-8GBXLD à 2133 mhz, mais G.Skill et MSI travail sur le problème !
J'adore cette carte, Je l'ai achetai avec un 2600k, quand j'utilise le bouton pour overclock je passe de 3.4 à 4.4 ghz ! Par la suite je l'ai overclocker à 5 ghz assez aisément avec le control center qui permet l'overclock direment à partir de windows !!

le seul hik ces avec ma mémoire qui devrait être réglé sous peu !!!

Experience: 6 Weeks
 Verified Owner
Features, BIOS, OC Genie and ports
I picked this board as soon as the B3's started showing up on NCIX because it had everything I wanted, even ieee 1394. Installation was easy (yes, no screws, but that's minor). The BIOS was a change, but easy to navigate. OC Genie is amazing! my 2500K is running at 4.2GHz with temps only a few degrees about ambient and stable as a rock.

Experience: 2 Days
 Verified Owner
Power/reset button on mobo
Mouse UI Bios
Screws wasn't shipped with it
Need drivers for internet
Despite the fact that they didn't ship with screws (luckily I had extra otherwise I'd be mad)this motherboard is awesome. The UI looks awesome, overclocking is extremely easy and for those who are uncomfortable with OCing, the OC Genie will OC from your Sandy Bridge from 3.3Ghz to 4.2Ghz just by pressing 1 button.

It took me awhile to figure out how to get the drivers because in the past everything was automatically installed for me, but apparently, you need to use the CD for this one.

Keep the CD in case you ever reformat or get a new hard drive!

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Comment: The MSI P67A-GD65 motherboard offers a nice collection of features and extras for those looking for a strong mainstream Sandy Bridge performer, but just misses out on landing in the top tier.
Posted by: Lord Babaghan @06/08/11
Comment: MSI packed the P67A-GD65 with several high-end features that cater to a variety of users ranging from novice overclockers to hardcore enthusiasts looking for the best components at a competitive price. The B3 version of this board is fixed squarely under the $200 ceiling and includes highly-conducti
Posted by: Aselwyn1 @05/09/11
Comment: he MSI P67-GD65 is thus far the lowest price P67 board that we've tested; not bad for a board that was on par, and in some cases leading, our test results. The board is a great cornerstone to any build, and more than enough to tackle the most stressful titles that the gaming genre has to offer.
Posted by: Abi_Y @04/11/11
Comment: A board with great build quality and connectivity which makes unlocking extra performance quick and simple.
Posted by: Abi_Y @04/11/11
Comment: The P67A-GD65 is nothing short of amazing. The board layout and design are top notch, with obvious R&D effort put forth by MSI to make this board in to a best in class performer.
Posted by: Abi_Y @04/11/11
Comment: The P67A-GD65 is a Sandy Bridge processor ready motherboard with an excellent feature set. Connectivity you'll get everything you need, the feature set is great, the baseline performance admirable.
Posted by: Abi_Y @04/11/11
Posted by: Abi_Y @04/11/11
Comment: A decent summary of some of the P67 mobo's available. The MSI GD65 is great at stock speed but doesn't OC as nicely as the ASUS P67 Pro, from what I gather.
Posted by: Trevor_G @03/17/11
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