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Proud owner here of a Extreme7 Gen3, running Tri-Fire nicely =)

One question I had do you need to plug something into that top Molex slot on the board to provide the board more power? or how does this work?



I would definetly plug it in as it supplies extra voltage when needed. On my old EVGA X58 board I burnt a few 24 pin power supply plugs up until EVGA started selling the power boost. So yes plug it in.
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Just pulled the trigger on a Asrock Extreme4 Gen3 and an i5-2500k.

Hope it was the right choice, we'll see. Didn't like my last Asrock board, but people say they changed. So I'll give 'em a shot more
    
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Just pulled the trigger on a Asrock Extreme4 Gen3 and an i5-2500k.

Hope it was the right choice, we'll see. Didn't like my last Asrock board, but people say they changed. So I'll give 'em a shot more
Good pick! Look at my sig rig! I love my set up. In the process of getting me a new case. I have my eyes on the Corsair 600T white graphite! Sweet case too. Saw it at MicroCenter in Santa Clara. I should have bought then. Oh well.

Hopefully you get a good running board as I did. Let us know how it goes?
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Good pick! Look at my sig rig! I love my set up. In the process of getting me a new case. I have my eyes on the Corsair 600T white graphite! Sweet case too. Saw it at MicroCenter in Santa Clara. I should have bought then. Oh well.

Hopefully you get a good running board as I did. Let us know how it goes?
The 600T is nice, I do love my HAF X though. Probably the most solid 'hardware' buy I've done in a long time

I'll let y'all know how it goes once it arrives!
    
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Agreed! My mobo has been rock solid since I put it together last week. Powered it up and everything worked great! So please Z68 owners hop on and share your thoughts and comments! I believe this is the only Z68 thread for ASRock at the moment! Thanks!

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Would you recommend it? It's either I keep my mobo or get an ASRock Z68 board.
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Make sure you've read how to set it up, need to install your OS with your drive in Raid mode, otherwise it won't work.
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post #147 of 2941
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Would you recommend it? It's either I keep my mobo or get an ASRock Z68 board.
Yes I would recommend this board!
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Hi there. Here's a few photos of my rig!

How do you like the Professional Gen3? I'm seriously considering it but would like to know how easy it is to nav around it's UEFI. I'm still on a Bloomfield and I've been holding out. I'm planning a custom water build and I'd like to know if there are any 'flags' I should be aware of. I've been Asus for like, 6 years now and I feel it's time for a change.

I'd appreciate any thoughts you have on that board... thanks.


(heh. it seems like other folks've asked for more Z68 input... sorry for the repetitive req...)
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Just got an extreme4 motherboard from microcenter 2 weeks ago but now I'm wondering should I return it and get a Gen 3 board? No problems with this board but possibly for ivy bridge prep?

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Just got an extreme4 motherboard from microcenter 2 weeks ago but now I'm wondering should I return it and get a Gen 3 board? No problems with this board but possibly for ivy bridge prep?

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