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Ok i cannot discuss price, but I can say that they are still figuring out the price. On the low end it will be the cost of the UD5 on the high end it wont be much more than that, aka it wont be 400. That is the whole aim of the board, to be a bit cheaper than the competition because the lack of normal features like extra USB. To be honest it only lacks some USB and some other stupid features, ii think it has too many features like Audio and LAn could have been left out, but they said they have to sell the board.

The board's production was offset by the Z68 and P67 stuff, but now they should be rolling in stores in less than a few weeks. i cannot say when exactly, if not shorter. I had a very long convo last night with GB and that is what i was told.

Also the SATA controller has nothing to do with the PCI-E slots. For extra power for the PCI-E GPUs they have put in sata power plugs so you can plug SATA power connectors into the board(two power connectors) and this will greatly increase GPU overclocking potential when using more than 1 GPUs.

If you cannot wait then you can get the UD7, but personally id put your UD5 for sale it might take a week to sell it.
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Read the first post there the SATA thing is explained.
http://forum.overclock3d.net/index.php?/topic/33472-gigabyte-to-release-x58-oc-overclockers-mobo/

Also in this video they do mention the price 280$?lol
09:20
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79W2YjmJpNk[/ame]
And omg Gigabyte please note for the future if you have a show&tell don´t let the chinese guy do it anymore ...sounds like a parody from russel peters
[ame]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYiteaPBlz0[/ame]

The release was planed for mid April.
I guess it was delayed.
Yeah ok thank you:)
We will see how long it takes I hope as soon as you know any news about it you can contact me or up the thread again^^
Edited by Kung Pow - 5/1/11 at 6:01pm
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That OC is the sexiest board ever made.
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Originally Posted by Kung Pow;13346234 
Read the first post there the SATA thing is explained.
http://forum.overclock3d.net/index.php?/topic/33472-gigabyte-to-release-x58-oc-overclockers-mobo/

Also in this video they do mention the price 280$?lol
09:20
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=79W2YjmJpNk
And omg Gigabyte please note for the future if you have a show&tell don´t let the chinese guy do it anymore ...sounds like a parody from russel peters
http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=QYiteaPBlz0

The release was planed for mid April.
I guess it was delayed.
Yeah ok thank you:)
We will see how long it takes I hope as soon as you know any news about it you can contact me or up the thread again^^
Your first link that guy doesn't know what hes talking about in that forum. he doesn't even have one. But yea i just told you the PCI-E power connectors are SATA power connectors. How do i know he doesn't have one? becuase a GB employee mistakenly wrote about 50A DrMOS which in fact is untrue its 35A DrMOS with 50A inductors and it was posted on the blog which everyone vouched as their own info.

In that video you have Hicookie and Colin, Hicookie is a world class overclocker, the X58A-OC was designed by him. Honestly he should sign the board with his signature. Search 7ghz X58A-OC and you will see his world record.

Dude I am telling you straight up that I know this board better than anyone else on these forums, only a handful of people even have the X58A-OC on this forum just me and LSDMEASAP.

They quoted the $280 price before, but its most likely going to be a bit more expensive. Dude what you want to do is search gigabyte.blogspot.com and you will see their blog and give you some more info.

GIGABYTE also has a microsite up about this board too.
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Originally Posted by Mikecdm;13342095 
if its not intended for extreme overclocking, I don't see the point in getting the x58-oc. I honestly think if you want newer features such as usb3.0 and sata 6, the x58a-ud3r is probably all that you need. It's a newer generation of x58 boards, compared to yours and does everything that you need. There is even one in the FS for like $115.

Agreed. I can hit 4.3 with this mobo and it has various new technologies. Cool NB, looks good, 3 way GPU ect. It's a dam good board at low price. However i would not turn my nose up at one of these!
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If you want UD7 you want the v1.0. Got 4.5Ghz no problem with my 920 but i lack cooling to go more.
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here man this is the GB microsite, it gives you the info you want:
http://www.gigabyte.us/microsite/265/x58a-oc.html
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If i had the money I go with the x58-OC it just looks cool and easy to get to 4ghz out of box with that button.
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Yes, but Sin082 is right about some things.

UD7 has too many features which drive the price up and I do not need.
I think USB 3.0 , Dual LAN , Audio etc is useless and redundant.
I have my own network card and sound card and the 4 USB ports the OC Edition has are enough.

Also Sin has listed several structural modifications and enhancments of the OC edition which will not only result in a more efficient and stable overclock but also GPU overclock.

Lastly the only connection I am really concerned about is the SATA controller since I have 2x SSD Corsair F40 in Raid 0.
Sin also stated multiple times that Gigabyte was using the latest und updated version of the Marvel Controller which was superior in bandwidth to the Controller the UD7 has installed which means it will provide better speeds.

So conclusively the new OC version has everything I need and want ..updated,revisioned and modified for the special overclockers needs unlike the UD7 which is also great but does not have the several innovations mentioned about the new OC version in this thread:)

So unless somebody can disprove or wants to argue with that I will choose this board:D
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i am surprised you can run RAID 0 with the current Marvell controller on your UD5.
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