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The only problems I have with EVGA is that the NB cooler on my X58 is too large and they send you refurbished motherboards when u have to RMA
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The only problems I have with EVGA is that the NB cooler on my X58 is too large and they send you refurbished motherboards when u have to RMA
True, but with the epic warranty I can OC the crap out of their stuff and not worry And I agree, that cooler is MASSIVE.
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why is that PCH heatsinks so big? it makes no sense, there is no NF200, 4 of those slots have 16x/16x or 8x/8x/8x/8x, and the last is a 4x slot, so there is no NF200.

it looks a bit bare, but that was done on purpose, sadly makes little sense as well b/c people hate those huge boards, as they wont fit in a case.

I like that they used all POSCAPs.

You know what would really make this board a true classy? putting a volterra VRM on there, saphire seems to have gotten volterra on their X79 boards, they must have found a way to get it VRD12 certified. but of course sapphire has the engineers who designed the original classifieds.
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Too bad EVGA refuses to put a PCI slot on their boards.
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Too bad EVGA refuses to put a PCI slot on their boards.
You do realise how old PCI is don't you? It's like IDE, should've been gone long ago but some manufacturers still insist on putting it on their motherboards.
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well for a benching board PCI is useful for a port 80H card, but this board has that onboard most likely. it looks like a nice board
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Too bad EVGA refuses to put a PCI slot on their boards.
Might as well put an ISA slot on there, too. Ditch all of the USB 3 ports and replace them with a serial port or two, maybe a game port. Oh, and a parallel port, of course. There's tons of enthusiasts that still use Laserjet 4s and Okidatas.

Seriously, let it go. For every PCI slot on a board, there's one less useful slot.
    
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I'm glad that PCI is going, stopped using it for years, same with IDE and PS2. Really no point putting it on a high end board.
    
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Hate the memory layout on these boards still. Also far too few SATA ports.
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Hate the memory layout on these boards still. Also far too few SATA ports.
if you buy SB-E you will need to watercool anyway. I do not see why people are crapping in their pants over this, it just gives you a reason to put it all underwater...
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