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Only seems to be ASUS owners that are against AsRock from the comments I've read on OCN wink.gif
I'm only too happy to have other motherboard manufacturers start producing "premium" motherboards - because the competition will benefit us consumers smile.gif

His butthurt because he paid around $400 to run 1 670 and a mild OC 3930k. When he could buy a much cheaper Gigabyte/ASRock board with 9/10's the features.
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i like to see concept copies of the X58A-OC, lol. They make me laugh hHAHAHAA
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Looks so good to see people actually comparing Asrock to GB and Asus biggrin.gif
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Only seems to be ASUS owners that are against AsRock from the comments I've read on OCN wink.gif
I'm only too happy to have other motherboard manufacturers start producing "premium" motherboards - because the competition will benefit us consumers smile.gif
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His butthurt because he paid around $400 to run 1 670 and a mild OC 3930k. When he could buy a much cheaper Gigabyte/ASRock board with 9/10's the features.
and Nope.
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It's obvious they are targeting the MV Formula. However, it doesn't have the same level of sound, only has 2 x PCIe 3.0 connectors versus 3 x 3.0 PCIe connectors on the MVF and they do not mention what NIC chip they are using, so probably not Intel. It also does not have the mPCIe connector like the MVF. Also, the article states that it will do 3 way SLI, when it can't if it is using a x4 PCIe for the third PCIe slot. The looks are in the eyes of the beholder and I am glad they are not doing black and red, but I would have preferred it to be all black. Unless it comes in at around the $200 marker, which I doubt, more like $250 range, most will opt for either the Gigabyte Sniper 3 or the MVF for $30 more just for the better sound and better NIC. I mean I am glad they are competing with the big boys, better for us, but i would have loved for them to have put out a z77 version of the Extreme 11 with the on board LSI chip.
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It's obvious they are targeting the MV Formula. However, it doesn't have the same level of sound, only has 2 x PCIe 3.0 connectors versus 3 x 3.0 PCIe connectors on the MVF and they do not mention what NIC chip they are using, so probably not Intel. It also does not have the mPCIe connector like the MVF. Also, the article states that it will do 3 way SLI, when it can't if it is using a x4 PCIe for the third PCIe slot. The looks are in the eyes of the beholder and I am glad they are not doing black and red, but I would have preferred it to be all black. Unless it comes in at around the $200 marker, which I doubt, more like $250 range, most will opt for either the Gigabyte Sniper 3 or the MVF for $30 more just for the better sound and better NIC. I mean I am glad they are competing with the big boys, better for us, but i would have loved for them to have put out a z77 version of the Extreme 11 with the on board LSI chip.

LSI would put it way out of budget, and the onboard sound, ehh. I think most would have a Soundcard.
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What makes the VRMs better? I owned a UD3H and a UD5H and now I am back to a Z77 Extreme 4 due to stability issues with the gigabyte. I had to put 1.2v into my 3770k to even get it stable in the Bios. UD5H was worse on overclocking.
With the Z77 extreme 4 at the same speeds, I am 100% stable with only 1.12v.
If you claim they are "better" I would like to hear some facts of why they are.

Same situation here with my Z77 profesional, My 2500k would not overclock over 4.8ghz with an asus p67 pro board even with 1.5v+ but i can reach over 5.5ghz on the same chip with the asrock motherboard at very low voltage.

Also after being hosed by asus rma, I will never touch their crappy products again

Now on sale at the egg

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157328

Currently this board holds the records for

No.1 Super PI 1M Score - ASRock Z77 OC Formula can overclock Intel Core i7 3770K processor to unbelievable 7GHz and completely run Super PI 1M programs at merely 5.156 seconds.

No.1 Super PI 32M Test - With LN2 cooling, ASRock Z77 OC Formula is able to maintain CPU speed in 6.85GHz high speed, and run Super PI 32M programs in world’s shortest time – 4 mins and 48.469 secs.

No.1 3DMark06 Score: 50520 marks of 3DMark06 were topped to No.1 at HWBOT. ASRock Z77 OC Formula once again proofed its distinctive overclocking capability.

No.1 Hexus PiFast Result : Delivering the best performance! This enthusiast-class motherboard keeps CPU clocks at 6.95GHz and takes total computation time 10.28 seconds to finish all Hexus PiFast tests

http://www.legitreviews.com/news/13309/
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I want this.
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If only they would have added a PLX chip to this mobo for proper 16x/16x SLI/Crossfire frown.gif
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A really beautiful board smile.gif! the most beautiful I saw this year
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