The new MSI P55-GD55 motherboard is socket LGA-1156 motherboard based on the Intel P55 chipset. The P55-GD55 sits somewhere between the P55-GD65, and the P55-CD53. It has a simple 4+1 phase DrMOS equipped CPU VRM, OC Genie, all six SATA 3 Gb/s ports from the PCH being assigned as internal ports, while an additional controller provides two eSATA ports and an IDE channel. It also sports two PCI-Express x16 slots. The second slot on this board, however, is wired to the PCH, and is electrical x4. It also offers CrossFire support.
Price and Availability:The new MSI P55-GD55 motherboard is expected to be released within a month at price of around Rs.7,000.