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Cmon guys. Who the hell care if their boards look 'boring'. Everyone is complaining about colors. EVGA is all about focusing on performance. Jeez. Go buy what looks cool, then start a thread on OCN wondering why your benchmarks suck.
Exactly!

And if you think you need more than 32gb of ram... well this isn't where you should be looking in the first place.

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Cmon guys. Who the hell care if their boards look 'boring'. Everyone is complaining about colors. EVGA is all about focusing on performance. Jeez. Go buy what looks cool, then start a thread on OCN wondering why your benchmarks suck.
The cooler looking motherboards tend to perform better.
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The more DIMM slots occupied the harder the OC
But EVGA should give 8 DIMM slots to this board since it is the highest end.
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That whole CPU are looks like a fortress of devil , guarding something precious
    
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I hope another high-end manufacturer comes out with yet another black and red mobo. Not enough mobo's are black and red.
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I'll take a board that's pink and yellow as long as it has room for 8 DIMMs, properly spaced PCIe slots, enough SATA ports, and decent overclocking capability. Performance is much more important that looks to me.
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IMHO I dont care what a board looks like, i only it see once, or twice, you know.

Knowing EVGA they will knock another one out of the park like the now famous X58 Classified.
The x79 design pissesmeoff. Nothing like shoving WC down our throats. What are you going to do. This will b my next board. Can't wait.
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I hope another high-end manufacturer comes out with yet another black and red mobo. Not enough mobo's are black and red.
Please tell me this is sarcasm. The lack of emoticons makes it hard to tell.
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IMHO I dont care what a board looks like, i only it see once, or twice, you know.

Knowing EVGA they will knock another one out of the park like the now famous X58 Classified.
The x79 design pissesmeoff. Nothing like shoving WC down our throats. What are you going to do. This will b my next board. Can't wait.
If you're talking about the RAM slots on bot sides of the socket that has a good reason. The further from the CPU the RAM slots are the more possible latency can arise. If they threw 8 RAM slots on one side of the socket the latency to the furthest slot will be astronomical. This setup allows the RAM lanes to be equidistant from the socket.

This is the only option when talking about quad channel with decent latency.

Don't think that there won't be any air coolers compatible with X79. Noctua showed a promising air cooler over the summer with cut outs for high RAM on the X79 platform.
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Personally I love the red and black EVGA and ROG colors. Also a fan of the expansion slot spacing for this, though I'm not entirely sure why they left an empty space. I know it's safe to assume we all use dual slot cards, but if I've got a water block and REALLY wanted to fill out ever thing I could put a soundcard or something in an extra PCI slot. Southbridge heatsink is kinda boring, too. But like was said, not a final design. EVGA's got my eye on this board and the SR-3, definitely.
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