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this board is so sexy
sadly i wanted 1 slot of free room for tri sli
if you have an 8 expansion slot case you can use the first x8 pci-e slot and not the top x16 slot leaving you a x16 slot and x4 pci-e slot free, or did you mean in between the cards

i think even with a 7 slot case you'll still have one pci-e x8 slot free
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I have one of these boards for my review which will be done as soon as i do the other two Z68 reviews, but this board DOES have dual 32MBit BIOS chips, so they will add touch BIOS to it if they haven't already. They sent me the TW version of the manual instead of the US version lol, my box looks US tho.

P67 GB boards have modded BIOSes that allow for touch BIOS.


Anyways yea gigabyte has the entire award BIOS team, they might come out with full UEFi BIOS or they might not as their Touch BIOS is very appealing to the general audience, because no one really wants to enter BIOS aside from us.
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Can't install mine yet as my new RAM didn't arrive on time. Gonna have to wait a week
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I have one of these boards for my review which will be done as soon as i do the other two Z68 reviews, but this board DOES have dual 32MBit BIOS chips, so they will add touch BIOS to it if they haven't already. They sent me the TW version of the manual instead of the US version lol, my box looks US tho.

P67 GB boards have modded BIOSes that allow for touch BIOS.


Anyways yea gigabyte has the entire award BIOS team, they might come out with full UEFi BIOS or they might not as their Touch BIOS is very appealing to the general audience, because no one really wants to enter BIOS aside from us.
Hurry up and finish your review. Then sell it to me. j/k...or am I?

Btw, that NCIX price looks sky high considering that the Egg had, (before it sold out earlier today) the CHV for $239.
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yea i think it will be priced at what teh CHV is on the newegg, i am not selling the board, i need it for when BD comes.
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We are barely saturating 2.0 with dual GPU cards and not even saturating 8 lanes of PCI-E 2.0 with a GTX 580.
Lies.





Bear in mind, both of these games barely use the 480 at all.

Got some of what you're claiming or something that states otherwise? No, didn't think so.
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big enough difference in bandwith .... bring on pci-e 3.0 asap ....
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