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post #61 of 90
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Originally Posted by 10speedr View Post

It cost too much for what your getting in my opinion. the price seems about $50 too high for me to consider a ws for my new build.
I really hope this sniper 3 is priced below $300. I for one love the green and black color scheme. Reminds me of my evga 790i board biggrin.gif

Its 289, that was only said like 10 posts ago!
post #62 of 90
The Asus WS board is just fine, but it is more expensive than the Sniper 3 and I like the Sniper 3's heat sinks better and it has a Killer 2200 NIC. Although the Asus BIOS's are pretty sweet. Not sure if GIgabyte can keep up with Asus on the BIOS front.

Anyone have a recent Gigabyte board and could comment on the BIOS?
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Well, their new 3D bios that they've had since X79 is meant to be really good, but I don't really know from experience..
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the Z77 UEFI is much better than the X79, same layout, just more responsive and more I/O settings and profiles saving and such has been improved..
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post #65 of 90
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No, there is no reason to be... it is very unprofessional to simply not give your consumers/fans an actual date in which they can purchase their board. Period.  It, is not "as if" you upgrade.. you plan a whole build around them and KNOWING is half the battle.

I don't care that I have to wait, but knowing WHEN it is released frees my time up until then for other builds, etc....!

they are taking lessons from EVGA
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well what about the ASUS Maximus 5 Formula or Extreme?When is the release date on that?
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post #67 of 90
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well what about the ASUS Maximus 5 Formula or Extreme?When is the release date on that?

Exactly.

I don't exactly see any other manufacturers give an exact date on high end unreleased boards. EVGA, MSI, Gigabyte and Asus don't do this or if they do, I've never heard/seen it.

As for Gigabyte's EUFI 3D implementation, I'm actually a huge fan of it. For overclocks who are somewhat inexperienced, the 3D interface is surprisingly intuitive and easy to use. It eliminates a lot of advanced features that enthusiasts would use in the 3D interface as something of a protective measure for people who don't do know what they're doing, which isn't a bad thing for novices.

The most recent update (F6 BIOS) has made my mouse tracking feel much more responsive and smoother than before (assuming I'm not imagining things), and a lot of the feedback from the Z77 club/support thread have corrected a lot of small issues that people were having with the their boards, which were generally just minor compatibility issues with Sandy Bridge based processors. The way the EUFI interface is organized makes it very easy to use, and it also looks very clean.
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post #68 of 90
This board looks very tempting, but I'm concerned that Core3d was a step backwards from the onboard X-Fi of the G1.Assassin 2. I also wonder how the PLX chip will affect graphics performance when using only 2 cards.
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i will test both of those. So far the Core3D isn't bad, it does seem to perform very excellently in RMAA5.5
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post #70 of 90

 

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well what about the ASUS Maximus 5 Formula or Extreme?When is the release date on that?

 

 

When is the release date for the Sniper...?

 

Still not up 4 sale anywhere...

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