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post #31 of 59
Great review! Other than the looks of the board, it looks like Gigabyte has finally managed to get their act together again! No bootloops, a real UEFI and very good LLC thumb.gif

Oh, by looks I was refering to the color of the heatsinks not matching the PCB. The PCB itself looks cool thumb.gif
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I too wish the heatsinks were a different color; a dark grey or black like the last gen boards would have been perfect. I'm just going to get over it because I love that matte black PCB and all the features included in this board! Can't wait until August to start my next build.
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Awesome as usual Sin, I got this board because of your other thread haha. Anyways where did you get that cooler. I was looking for the Zalman AIO cooler for awhile.

*edit* could I use that auto tune feature for my i3 2120?
Edited by ChrisB17 - 4/16/12 at 3:26pm
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Awesome as usual Sin, I got this board because of your other thread haha. Anyways where did you get that cooler. I was looking for the Zalman AIO cooler for awhile.
*edit* could I use that auto tune feature for my i3 2120?

Auto tune as in auto OC? You can't really OC 2120. Beside raising BCLK from 100 to 107 at max, nothing else you can do.
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post #35 of 59
Any idea on the likelihood this board ever comes out in an all black and gray configuration or how long would potentially have to wait for those if they were to come? I am looking into this board as I am not really happy with my z68x-ud4-b3, but would still like to give Gigabyte another chance.
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Nice review, I'll be one of yours soon. I like this mainboard a lot. rolleyes.gif
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post #37 of 59
Man, that blue has got to go away... Is the only brand that really makes a black/red board the ASUS? I want gigabyte, but I want aesthetics damnit!

All the sexy components are black and red and this mobo is blue... will totally look weird with my WC tubing unless I buy all new tubing when I upgrade :/
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post #38 of 59
Thread Starter 
no idea whether or not they will do black and grey, perhaps more black and a little blue, as the UD5H and UD3H have always been a bit blue.

gigabyte has the green and black G1 series.

The cooler was a sample, i think they just started selling them.
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I'm gonna go with it anyway... even if it is ugly and I hate the colors. Performance still trumps colors smile.gif
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I'm gonna go with it anyway... even if it is ugly and I hate the colors. Performance still trumps colors smile.gif

if you don't like the heatsink color i'm pretty sure you will be able to get a waterblock for it in few weeks , TBH.. UD5H looks better than Deluxe in my opinion and since i have blue theme this was no-brainer for me , will swap my blue tubing for black to tone down the blue a bit
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