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What exactly does native usb 3.0 mean? I mean my board has usb 3.0 so how is this different (please excuse the noobish question)?

Not sure on this, but I think we want native USB 3 for the same reason we want native SATA 3.

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So native usb 3.0 means basically that the chipset itself has usb 3.0 rather than having to be added by a third party? Is that right? In that case there would be no difference at all between a high end z68 motherboard and a z77 motherboard.
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So native usb 3.0 means basically that the chipset itself has usb 3.0 rather than having to be added by a third party? Is that right? In that case there would be no difference at all between a high end z68 motherboard and a z77 motherboard.

Yes.

There's theoretically no difference between intel's integrated SATA 3 and Marvell's SATA 3, too. They're both SATA 3, right?
    
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Yes.
There's theoretically no difference between intel's integrated SATA 3 and Marvell's SATA 3, too. They're both SATA 3, right?

Not really, Intel SATA 3 is considered be faster than Marvell. I seen people have improved SSD speeds by switching to Intel. I spent a quite a time at SSD board.
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Not really, Intel SATA 3 is considered be faster than Marvell. I seen people have improved SSD speeds by switching to Intel. I spent a quite a time at SSD board.

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That's kinda the point I was trying to make, thanks.
    
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That's kinda the point I was trying to make, thanks.

Well, ok carry on then.
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Attractive board without an armory on it thumb.gif
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PCI 3.0 doesn't really matter at this point anyway on this platform and probably won't till the chipset that goes with Haswell. I'm more excited about being able to change multipler's on Ivy without having to reboot.
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If this is proven to overclock as far as other z77 boards I'd seriously consider buying this. With 9 phase power circuitry it's not likely to be lacking in the voltage regulation department either. smile.gif
Well, unless the individual stages are crap. upsidedwnsmiley.gif
Edit: actually, with a 77W chip even if they're not the best quality VRMs they'd probably be fine if there's nine of them.

If you look at the closer up shots, the VRMs look to be pretty nice ones.
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I do like the layout, but I'm going mATX this time around.
    
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