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With the introduction of LGA1155 based chipsets ASRock shot through its lower tier status and is now competing head to head with GIGABYTE and ASUS. The way ASRock is able to do this is with lower prices, since ASUS and ASRock share a lot of the same parts, ASRock is able to obtain parts at a bulk price/contracts that they couldn't negotiate on their own. Then their parent company Pegatron shares foundries with ASUS, so when ASUS outsources to Pegatron they can use the technology ASUS used to manufacturer that board. It is not as devious as that sounds, and its really a great thing for ASRock fans.

Yet this Z68 Extreme7 Gen3 has a 3 year warranty, 2oz copper PCB (something pretty much unique to only a few ASRock boards), Japanese Solid Caps (that are sprayed gold to indicate good quality?), as well as some technologies that make this reviewer wonder, are they trying to compete against the Z68X-UD7 and the Maximus 4 Extreme-Z?
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Finally a good review of the board that explain thoroughly how to OC with this board and explain honestly pros-cons of the board.

I think I've settled to buy this board..
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It's beautiful.
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It's beautiful.
this.



wow this is an excellent review. A few grammatical errors and a copied paragraph but I like it.
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Good review.
I disagree that the pci-e slot locks are hard to use, they are very simple and you clearly know when a card is locked or not.
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