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Or Gigabyte...
http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813128568

you'd have to see if the cooler fits though.

I don't like the exposed VRMs and the CPU layout looks a lot like the Asrock. Looks like that Gigabyte won't be as good of an overclocker, doesn't even have the standard 8-pin EPS port.

The general layout looks a lot better than the current ITX boards though and would work well with the Prodigy.
    
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Got mine up and running. The size of the case is great, but the amount of wobble from something as slight as pressing the power button is getting annoying. No other complaints although I will look into adding a window (Bitfenix should just step up and make one biggrin.gif).
 
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Got mine up and running. The size of the case is great, but the amount of wobble from something as slight as pressing the power button is getting annoying. No other complaints although I will look into adding a window (Bitfenix should just step up and make one biggrin.gif).

Yes they should =)

The petition starts now!

http://www.ipetitions.com/petition/bitfenix/signatures
Edited by HuwSharpe - 9/28/12 at 3:06am
post #1684 of 11743
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You won't be able to use the Asrock board with that cooler, so you're limited to the Asus or EVGA board, though the EVGA board is taking its sweet time in releasing. Your GTX 580 will have zero problems maxing out any game on a single monitor.
Thanks again for the input. Once I have some free time (probably in December), I might put them together and sell some of my current rig's parts lol.
Uh, is there a place where I can find the interior's dimension of the case? So far all the dimensions listed are the exterior though.
Look in the op

Also the gigabyte board has full support for77w processors and should get a 3770k to 4.6 no problem. They have no quality issues to speak of
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Look in the op
Also the gigabyte board has full support for77w processors and should get a 3770k to 4.6 no problem. They have no quality issues to speak of
How about the 2600k sandy bridge?
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It should still get ya to about 4.7-8
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Alright fellow Prodigy brothers. I have another question for you.
I have in my possession the P8z77-I deluxe board from asus, 2 Corsair force GT 120 ssds and 2 OCZ Vertex 3 120gb ssds. I have a raid question. Hopefully someone has been in a similar scenario. The mobo has 4 SATA total, (2: 3gps and 2: 6gps). My question is whether I should do two raid 0 arrays (one with the corsairs and one with the OCZ drives). This will mean the force GT's will be on the sata 3 lines and the OCZ drives will be on the sata 2 lines. Now I understand that adding drives in raid 0 multiplies my chance for drive failure, but I'm wondering what will possibly get me the best speeds. Raid will automatically downgrade my sata3 ports to sata 2 speed, but I feel like having four drives running SATA2 in raid 0 could lead to faster speeds. Any thoughts/ links ?
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Alright fellow Prodigy brothers. I have another question for you.
I have in my possession the P8z77-I deluxe board from asus, 2 Corsair force GT 120 ssds and 2 OCZ Vertex 3 120gb ssds. I have a raid question. Hopefully someone has been in a similar scenario. The mobo has 4 SATA total, (2: 3gps and 2: 6gps). My question is whether I should do two raid 0 arrays (one with the corsairs and one with the OCZ drives). This will mean the force GT's will be on the sata 3 lines and the OCZ drives will be on the sata 2 lines. Now I understand that adding drives in raid 0 multiplies my chance for drive failure, but I'm wondering what will possibly get me the best speeds. Raid will automatically downgrade my sata3 ports to sata 2 speed, but I feel like having four drives running SATA2 in raid 0 could lead to faster speeds. Any thoughts/ links ?

I'd just run them as 4 drives, SSDs are blazing fast as it is, but I don't think they are too fail prone, raid 5 or 6 would be better as it has a tollerance of failures.
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I'll post my Prodigy in a bit, but I've gotten the first couple batches of Prodigy from work at NCIX and actually built it now. Har har


Welcome everyone.
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Alright fellow Prodigy brothers. I have another question for you.
I have in my possession the P8z77-I deluxe board from asus, 2 Corsair force GT 120 ssds and 2 OCZ Vertex 3 120gb ssds. I have a raid question. Hopefully someone has been in a similar scenario. The mobo has 4 SATA total, (2: 3gps and 2: 6gps). My question is whether I should do two raid 0 arrays (one with the corsairs and one with the OCZ drives). This will mean the force GT's will be on the sata 3 lines and the OCZ drives will be on the sata 2 lines. Now I understand that adding drives in raid 0 multiplies my chance for drive failure, but I'm wondering what will possibly get me the best speeds. Raid will automatically downgrade my sata3 ports to sata 2 speed, but I feel like having four drives running SATA2 in raid 0 could lead to faster speeds. Any thoughts/ links ?

I also say to run them as separate drives. You could try running them in raid, but you won't see any differences outside benchmarks. What do you plan to use them for?
    
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