MSI thinks Gigabyte is cheating on PCIe Gen 3 Ready Claim
Not sure you all read about this or not, for your infomraiton, Gigabyte is cheating again and caught by MSI.
MSI thinks that Gigabyte made a cheating information by claiming that as many as 40 of its motherboards are "Ready for Native PCIe Gen. 3." Therefore MSI decided to put its engineering and PR team to build a technically-sound presentation rebutting Gigabyte's claims.
MSI begins by explaining that PCIe support isn't as easy as laying a wire between the CPU and the slot. It needs specifications-compliant lane switches and electrical components, and that you CAN NOT count on certain Gigabytes for future-proofing, which it maks it as FAKE info to public.
MSI did some PCI-Express electrical beanch mark by using a 22 nm Ivy Bridge processor sample