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yes please at least match the rest of the sapphire products i have.looks nice
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Not having SLI is a huge drawback
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At least the chipset cooler looks functional, though a fan is another potential point of failure.

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Originally Posted by twich12 View Post
why not put all 4 dimms on one side (IMHO you only need to split them if you have more than 6)... other than that SWEET more competition!
Cannot do this because the memory controllers are not on the same side of the die and trace length is already prohibitively long.
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post #26 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by AtomicFrost View Post
It also seems to be a bit lacking in the VRM department. Only 7+2? On a board this expensive?
Digital PWM, though, so quantity of phases should matter a lot less than the quality of the phases.

This board doesn't look too bad to me. No SLi definitely sucks, though. If this board had a white PCB like Sapphire used to have back in the day, I would jump all over it.
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Sweet Ebony Princess!!

I think it's ugly. And looks count in a PC with a clear window to look in.
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I don't like it because it does not match my shoes.

Seriously though that is a pretty good set up board IMO.
Don't forget the lip gloss and nail polish. Where did I leave my man purse?
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I like it.
Perfectly functional.
    
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post #30 of 62
Quote:
Originally Posted by twich12 View Post
why not put all 4 dimms on one side (IMHO you only need to split them if you have more than 6)... other than that SWEET more competition!
Pretty sure it's to minimize the distance between the ram and the CPU. Less distance = less latency.

Whoops, Atomic already answered.
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