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Enjoying this board very much!!
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i am glad you like it man, i will make a club for it very soon.
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IMO, Gigabyte isn't falling into the trap of assuming that all gamers are enthusiasts. This board will do SLI, and it has SOME more advanced features than consumer boards but it's not enthusiast level.

Gamer doesn't necessarily mean enthusiast. I know some gamers that only know the bare minimum about hardware and would never think of overclocking unless it's factory overclocked. If you're not overclocking then this board is great for a "gamer".
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post #24 of 37
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
i am glad you like it man, i will make a club for it very soon.


Looking forward to it! Please add me.
Edited by Halvis - 9/3/11 at 8:55am
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post #25 of 37
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i am glad you like it man, i will make a club for it very soon.
I got my system up steve!!! >_<

The G1.Sniper 2 kicked ass right out of the box and is still kicking ass now! >_<

Please do make a club, we are some what exclusive owners of the Sniper 2 so I wanna know what others are trying to do with it or what they have done
    
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Its made. Just take a pic of your rig or a cuz validation link. Fill out the Google spreadsheet form link and utter will ad you to the club.

I will also make a signature link
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The vid sucks... but it was just something quick to do

EDIT: ... OVER KILL!! O_O (May try for another MSI Lightning Xtreme Edition GeForce GTX 3072MB)
SLI it and OC it for a lot more power. (But later on)




Edited by Frankzro - 9/5/11 at 6:10am
    
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post #28 of 37
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post
The sounds and NIC on that board are each easily $100 bucks.

It also has real PCI-E 3.0..
Sorry, but WRONG. "(All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)" taken from link in OP.

Neat board though all in all, seen a lot of adverts in CPU Magazine.
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post #29 of 37
Quote:
Originally Posted by kevinf View Post
Sorry, but WRONG. "(All PCI Express slots conform to PCI Express 2.0 standard.)" taken from link in OP.

Neat board though all in all, seen a lot of adverts in CPU Magazine.
You just told a professional reviewer that he is wrong, the guy that knows this board like the back of his hand...

He has over 800 rep... Over 6000 posts...

He might prove you wrong
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post #30 of 37
I mean i am not always right, and when i am proven wrong I will say so, but in this case I know what I am talking about.

The PCI-E 1x slots are PCI-E 2.0 slots, the 16x slot are PCI-E 3.0.

This board has PCI-E 3.0 for those 16x GPu slots, they are PCI-E 3.0. its written on the box dude. Sometimes they copy and paste specs

The MSi Z68X-GD80 (G3)
The G1 Sniper 2
The Assrock boards with the G3 or whatever behind them.

These boards all have native PCI-E 3.0 capability, you just need a PCI-E capable device and CPU and BIOS.

What makes this PCI-E 3.0 capable? The fact that it uses PCI-E 3.0 PCI-E switches.

I don't think your board will have this sticker on it, but mine did:


Review

BTW this is also from the first link:
"Support for PCI Express Gen.3
Approx. double the potential data bandwidth
The GIGABYTE motherboard is one of the first to provide gamers with the latest Gen.3 PCI Express technology, delivering maximum data bandwidth for the latest discrete graphics cards."
Edited by Sin0822 - 9/5/11 at 11:29am
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