From a little looking around, the MSI was supposed to be released in January, but I don't see where you can buy one yet. I didn't find anywhere that said it had definitely been released anyway. The ASUS was scheduled to be released in March by the sounds of it, but I don't think it has been. In my opinion the ASUS would be a better board, because I have heard better things about ASUS boards. I suppose it depends on exactly what you are looking for. ASUS sells more boards and has a better reputation, but that doesn't mean it will be better. We'll have to wait until they come out, I guess.