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Hmmm doing it this way do you even have the option to choose ? wouldn't it force the GPU driver ? I'm NEW enough not to know the answer and I'm seriously asking btw !

IF you can choose between them, I would THINK the MoBo driver w/ XFi would give you the better quality sound over a stockish GPU sound driver ? at least I'd assume there's no special SOUND Chip/driver/software using the GPU option ?

I hope I didn't confuse the issue more
I also plan to go with the GPU HDMI sound out... since it has even 7.1 and the latest standards over HDMI... it should just work.
The main reason is, i dont have to enable the realtek sound, with that "driver" package, wich is nothing but an additional error-source.
The good question is the quality difference, yeah. I have an HD555, and audigy4 now...
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i will but i prob wont post it on the forums.
I've seen your blog/review site but I forgot to bookmark it
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Here's my entry for the club!

Great little board. I wish I had gotten some red memory instead. ;P Didn't know that the recommended slots for the mobo would be the red slots and not the black slots.

Speaking of the RAM, I had a little mishap with slots used on this motherboard. This was my first time dealing with slots where only one side was movable and the other side was locked in place. I had quite a bit of trouble installing my RAM and the first time I test booted my system, it wouldn't post. IT SCARED THE HELL OUT OF ME! xD Luckily, the debug code helped me figure out it was the RAM and I fiddled with them some more. After that, it was smooth sailing.

Here are some pictures. Sorry for the really bad quality. Used a first gen. iPhone to take these as I have no "real" camera.



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I'm thinking of using this in my new build. Though I'm unsure whether this RAM will work well with it. Can anyone shed some light on this?
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I'm thinking of using this in my new build. Though I'm unsure whether this RAM will work well with it. Can anyone shed some light on this?
That is a triple channel kit meaning three sticks. It would be best to go with a dual channel kit.
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That is a triple channel kit meaning three sticks. It would be best to go with a dual channel kit.
Fair enough. So I'll have to go with an 8GB system?
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I'm thinking of using this in my new build. Though I'm unsure whether this RAM will work well with it. Can anyone shed some light on this?
Suggest getting 8GB KIT of ....
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16510 @ $65
/or
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13931 @ $69

or getting 16 GB KIT of ...

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13988 @ $135
/or
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16933 @ $135

if those are the type of RAM you want and location you were going to buy them from, they're GREAT RAM and MANY people in this thread are using them.
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Suggest getting 8GB KIT of ....

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16510 @ $65
/or
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13931 @ $69

or getting 16 GB KIT of ...

http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=13988 @ $135
/or
http://www.pccasegear.com/index.php?...ducts_id=16933 @ $135

if those are the type of RAM you want and location you were going to buy them from.
Can't see a point of getting 16GB. Now that I think about it, not much point of getting 12GB either. I'll probably go with the XL. The slight upgrade in heatspreaders isn't worth the 4 bucks.

With the choice of store, us Australians don't really have much choice. And the choices we do have are quite expensive unfortunately.

Thanks to all that have helped!
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This isn't in the QVL however. Does that mater?
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This isn't in the QVL however. Does that mater?
Shouldn't matter.
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