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Needs 8 DIMM slots, I don't understand if your doing quad channel why add just one per channel? Whatever happened to 2 per channel? Is it because they need to make the motherboard wider? And why add two RAM slots on each side of the motherboard? That just looks stupid. Hopefully higher end motherboards will feature 8 DIMM slots, to me having 4 DIMM slots compared to X58 which has 6 is like a downgrade.

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Needs 8 DIMM slots, I don't understand if your doing quad channel why add just one per channel? Whatever happened to 2 per channel? Is it because they need to make the motherboard wider?
Probably the same reason Foxconn used "only" 3 DIMM slots with the Blood Rage.
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na, maybe new coolers will come out
That well may be the case. I was never one for aesthetics when it comes to mobos but layout is important. At the moment, I see some constraints imposed on us. For example, the Gigabyte one has a weird 12V placement and I will not be able to power it in my case with the current tools at hand. I will definitely need an extension cord but this will most probably hit my big boy fan .
 
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post #24 of 289
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Needs 8 DIMM slots, I don't understand if your doing quad channel why add just one per channel? Whatever happened to 2 per channel? Is it because they need to make the motherboard wider? And why add two RAM slots on each side of the motherboard? That just looks stupid. Hopefully higher end motherboards will feature 8 DIMM slots, to me having 4 DIMM slots compared to X58 which has 6 is like a downgrade.

Oh yeah, none of these boards appeal to me whatsoever.
Some boards will have more than 4 DIMM slots, but I doubt there's enough room on most boards.
    
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I'm sorry but these pcb's are fugly. If I made the jump to LGA 2011 I would be puking all the way home looking at the ulgy mother. But if the performance is there, I'll take some Gravol lol.
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Updated the first post with the Foxconn Quantum Force X79. It has 14 Sata ports.
    
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post #27 of 289
Oh man, I've been thinking about getting the 6 core i7 SB-E and a nice LGA 2011 board, but now I want it even more...

Hurry up Intel!
 
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post #28 of 289
Actually, I take it back, most of them look okay.
post #29 of 289
pci 3? do we really need it?

why no ddr4 ram?
post #30 of 289
Am I the only person that like the ASUS motherboard how it currently is?
    
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