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I don't care if it's redundant. That's irrelevant. Intel is making quad channel available in their next enthusiast chipset. It doesn't matter if it's "redundant" or if it doesn't bring any big differences in performance, it matters because they're setting and adopting a new standard. Which is something AMD just doesn't seem to do.
Fanboy, what you're sayng is Intel sets the standards for everything? If they crapped in a box and mailed it to you, you'd expect AMD to do the same are else they'd suck?

You don't even have a triple channel sig rig, so quite frankly, stop talking out your ass, you've been proven wrong.
    
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Is that IDE I see?
Looks like they moved two sata ports to such a terrible location to get more room in front for IDE on high end board
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Looks like they moved two sata ports to such a terrible location to get more room in front for IDE on high end board
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Is that IDE I see?
I'm sure that will be a deal breaker for a lot of people.

Who needs IDE anymore?

they could've fit another 4-6 SATA ports instead.
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AMD is always about backwards compatibility. Some people still have IDE drives DVDRW drives( I for one) that work very well and would be crazy to upgrade to a sata dvd drive just cause u have no where to put. I think AMD always keeps Socket 939 in the back of there heads when they roll something out.
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I'm sure that will be a deal breaker for a lot of people.

Who needs IDE anymore?

they could've fit another 4-6 SATA ports instead.
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AMD is always about backwards compatibility. Some people still have IDE drives DVDRW drives( I for one) that work very well and would be crazy to upgrade to a sata dvd drive just cause u have no where to put. I think AMD always keeps Socket 939 in the back of there heads when they roll something out.
It's ASRock NOT AMD. ASRock has always been a company to include legacy items on their boards. Remember when DDR3 came out we could get ASRock boards with both DDR2 and DDR3. Even when PCIE came out people could get boards with both PCIE and AGP. I'm sure features like that are gonna be dealmakers for many a folks.
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perfect!...I prefer my sound card to be above my gpu. Should have no sli issues with this board.
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I meant musket. Muskets were smooth bore weapons, replaced by rifles. You can rifle a barrel of a musket and still call it a musket if you want, but it still has a rifled barrel. Let's try to stay on topic here.




/facepalm

I don't care if it's redundant. That's irrelevant. Intel is making quad channel available in their next enthusiast chipset. It doesn't matter if it's "redundant" or if it doesn't bring any big differences in performance, it matters because they're setting and adopting a new standard. Which is something AMD just doesn't seem to do.
You don't know what you're talking about, you don't know what a musket is. As for smooth bore being redundant, what do you think a shot gun is?

...of course, no one uses shot guns anymore do they, they have no use...

As for staying on topic, it was you who tried to use muskets as an anology.

It was also you who was advocating the use of triple channel ram in AMD boards... until you found out that actually quad channel is available, now you want that instead! PMSL
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Nice looking board, but no Triple channel for RAM?
AMD isn't competing with X58/Nehalem or Sandy Bridge-E, which will require Quad-channel Memory.

On topic: very consistent look for all the EXTREME4 boards from AsRock. I expect this to have great bang-for-buck.
    
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The article says Bulldozer will be released on June 7th, which is in two weeks. Why we no see good benchmarks yet?
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