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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

its actually ONLY $389 http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813130626

Dis'not the limit0d edition smile.gif

I believe it comes with some sort of blingbling. We'll see though.


Edit: And yes, according to MSI Spain it comes with a R7970 and a retail copy of BF3.

The price's good actually thumb.gif

http://mc3.msi.com/page_product_xpower-bf3.php
   
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128GB of supported Memory.. Jesus.
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post #23 of 33
Quote:
Originally Posted by Artikbot View Post

Dis'not the limit0d edition smile.gif
I believe it comes with some sort of blingbling. We'll see though.
Edit: And yes, according to MSI Spain it comes with a R7970 and a retail copy of BF3.
The price's good actually thumb.gif
http://mc3.msi.com/page_product_xpower-bf3.php

Ah. You'd think they'd list that on the newegg page. I didn't take the time to visit MSI's site, obviously.
post #24 of 33
the 128GB is not that special. All MSI X79 boards with 8 dimm slots support 128GB.
 
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post #25 of 33
Dear Santa... It's surprisignly a good price though, still expensive, but it looks sexy and it's got 128gb supported ram and 4 PCI 3's now com on it's actually a good price, the 389$ one I mean.
Edit: ohh you get BF3 and a 7970, that's actually a good price
Edited by Krimble - 2/29/12 at 1:11pm
post #26 of 33
It is personally delivered by a MSI booth babe?

If I had to guess I would say that the price is a placeholder.

Or it actually does come with a 7970. I thought that was a joke too as it is not listed on Newegg

Might still be a place holder, the listing does not look finalized to me (no picture for a start)
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post #27 of 33
Its a great deal, if you ask me. Nitpicking though, why buy this board and put a reference card on it?! tongue.gif Might as well bundle some lightning 7970s while their at it biggrin.gif.
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post #28 of 33
That $389 one is either a great deal or a great typo. I can't find many retailers selling the board, but the ones I've found have it listed at about $450.
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Its a great deal, if you ask me. Nitpicking though, why buy this board and put a reference card on it?! tongue.gif Might as well bundle some lightning 7970s while their at it biggrin.gif.

They probably figure that if someone is going to spend the money on this, they will probably be doing a full water build.
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Originally Posted by PappaSmurfsHarem View Post

Maximum Memory Supported - 128GB
Number of Memory Slots - 8×240pin\
Memory Standard - DDR3 1066/1333/1600/1800*/2133*/2400* OC)
PCI Express 3.0 x16 - 4
PCI Express 2.0 x16 - 3


Daaaayuuuum
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Originally Posted by trulsrohk View Post

it has bullets on it, duh biggrin.gif

9 millimeta boolets on it.

^ Yeah what he said!

+ A fat Video Card? Are you kidding?

Say, is this the board they set the new world record on?
Edited by _GTech - 2/29/12 at 1:18pm
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post #30 of 33
Why MSI didn't release after market cooling on 7970? Even if i had that much money, i still wouldn't buy that. The stock cooling on 7970 just sucks.
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