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Oh and if you go in and read the thing it is explicitly stated that this is a concept. As a concept it doesn't even have to be functional at this stage so the heatsinks that are on it are very probably not what would be on a final version and rather just some fluff that looks cool.
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post #52 of 142
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Originally Posted by votum View Post

Why are you guys assuming 7970 or 680?
Its still integrated, which will more than likely mean mid range laptop chips.
And the upgrade thing is irrelevant, they are very obviously targetting this board at large overclockers. Having 4 7970x2's + 2 integrated whatevers and running Lucid MVP would push you over the edge for world records.

Except there aren't any PCI-E slots on this board... did you even look at the pictures?
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post #53 of 142
Guys, this is a concept and yes, its an UBER failure. The HS we see aren't optimized for cooling properly, but for looking good. Working well > good looking, so stop saying nonsense about how badass it is when its not. You can't possibly believe you would be able to cool more than 50-80w with such a fanless design, and I'm most certainly on the high-side of the equation.

Again, OCN fails at using plain and simple logic doh.gif
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post #54 of 142
As cool as this looks, I'm not sure I see the point of integrating GPUs into the motherboard. In fact, I'm sure I don't.
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He didn't say Jesús he said Hey Zeus! Do I look Puerto Rican to you?
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He didn't say Jesús he said Hey Zeus! Do I look Puerto Rican to you?

I think a motherboard similar to this except with built in watercooling would be pretty awesome. Very minimalistic and water-oriented right out the gate. Personally, I think the whole Jesús moniker would be quite fitting. It'd go along perfectly with the whole black and tan color schemes everyone seems to be going for. Throw in some Noctuas and it'd be a match made in heaven (pun-intended).

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There's no way that heatsink can cool 2 high end GPUs. Other than that, what in the world is the point asus? I doubt there are people who would use this in a low profile htpc so I really fail to see the idea behind this headscratch.gif

Maybe a company will develop a motherboard watercooled block to remove the gpu heatsinks on this board. This board looks so cool, but anyways it says at bottom of article that it is just a prototype that may never see production mad.gif
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post #58 of 142
This must be the X79 Fugliness Deluxe I've heard about.
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Alien vs X79, I hope x79 wins.tongue.gif
    
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Looks pretty cool even if they don't make it tongue.gif

Even if they do make it, maybe they'd use two 7970m GPU's instead of fully fledged desktop GPU's.
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