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post #11 of 57
From the Guru3D review, the Ceasefire switches let you enable/disable individual PCI-E slots, while the DirectOC buttons allow you to adjust the base clock without having to switch into BIOS.
post #12 of 57
it looks good. can't wait to see the review. it will be head to head with Asus Rampage 4 Extreme
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post #13 of 57
The heatsink looks awful, but the rest of the board is gorgeous!
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post #14 of 57
From far away, it looks good, but these companies need to start getting away from heat sinks that look like guns and ammunition. I would buy it if there weren't any heat sinks that looks like a five year old would buy. Asus Rampage IV gene is prob the best out of x79 so far and prob my next pick.

I have to give it some credit for the color scheme
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post #15 of 57
Glad to see that at least some manufacturers put a proper number of RAM slots on their 2011 boards.
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post #16 of 57
"big bang" They got that right thumb.gif

nice looking board tho biggrin.gif
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post #17 of 57
this must be some sort of inside-joke between all the motherboard manufacturers. or maybe an ASUS exec. won a wager and now gigabyte/msi have to make gun-themed heatsinks. i just don't understand why they'd include that garbage on such mature,high-end parts.
post #18 of 57
SMH just remove the ammo heatsink and replace it! Nice board though, I wonder if they will release a X77 board with these features.
post #19 of 57
This with blocks would look incredible.
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post #20 of 57
So much win drool.gif

MSI Y U RUIN GOOD BOARD WITH BULLETS.

Hopefully a WB will come out for it doh.gif
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