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post #51 of 62
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Originally Posted by [Adz] View Post
"Pure Black"

Has blue slots.



This. And Red too?

OTOH:
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Speaking of PCIe, all the expansion slots on this board are physical PCIe x16. Among these, three are PCI-Express 3.0 x16 capable, and all six are PCI-Express 3.0 x8 capable.
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post #52 of 62
I present to you, as Pure Black as it's going to get.

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post #53 of 62
Is it me or these x79 mobos seem very ... squarish ???
 
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post #54 of 62
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Originally Posted by Wishmaker View Post
Is it me or these x79 mobos seem very ... squarish ???
That UD3 certainly does.

My UD5 is more rectangular, too bad it won't come with ALL promised SATA ports.

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post #55 of 62
This board has close to no real black at all.
The PCB is what I like to call "ASUS black", which is not really black. It's dark brown.
 
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post #56 of 62
Aside of the similarities in capacitors/Copper coil-chokes and the orientation of the whole board, the VRM heatpipe is similar to the old eVGA boards as well. It def is made by someone from the old eVGA crew. Have a look at this comparison (BTW, the Classy is my old board ). Notice the curve in heatpipe, chokes etc.




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post #57 of 62
Whats the big fuss about the NIC's? The review seemed to imply that these Marvell NIC's are good?
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post #58 of 62
ehh....just stick to radeons sapphire. the motherboard market is saturated enough as it is.
post #59 of 62
That's quite possibly the ugliest motherboard I've ever seen..
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post #60 of 62
DO not want! I want this one tho!
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