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What do you guys think, just came across this... never really used asrock much... I do like the dark look and the cooling fan over the chipset!

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Nice and it's only $229 on Newegg.

And people where expecting motherboards to start north of $300.

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Do... want..... so bad..... Can I pay for this with bitcoins?

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A PCI Slot?



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Quote:
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A PCI Slot?



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More like PS/2 ports? Why would you that?! And no, mechanical keyboards are not a good excuse.

Still looks like a nice mobo, though I wish they would have changed the housing of the rear I/O ports so they were black instead of silver.
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Looks nice and overlocks like a beast.
    
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More like PS/2 ports? Why would you that?! And no, mechanical keyboards are not a good excuse.
Still looks like a nice mobo, though I wish they would have changed the housing of the rear I/O ports so they were black instead of silver.

These are high end boards made for overclocking. In extreme overclocking situations, a ps/2 keyboard/mouse is what's used because there's a good likelyhood that the usb ports will stop functioning. Also another reason why the high end boards have 4 dimm slots and the mid range can have 8. All to do with overclocking. You won't buy a high end board to keep it stock and having 4 dimms helps a bit.
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