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Originally Posted by SonDa5 View Post

I like it more. biggrin.gif
now that looks like it should look in the first place ..nice mobo SonDa5 thumb.gif

EDIT; i was just reading another review of this board which shows some of the "hybrid" settings


can someone post some pics with "Offset" settings on this board or is "hybrid" an offset at all ? wth.gif
Thank you
Edited by coolhandluke41 - 9/22/12 at 4:00pm
    
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yea that looks really nice!
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post #173 of 205
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So what you are saying is that the board runs cooler without the plates?

My guess is yes. Because the plates create a blanket like effect. I'm sure the heatsinks with that huge superpipe design perform much better than most VRM heat sinks though. It's a very good design. I wouldn't be worried about over heating. The only reason I took them off is because I didn't care for the color.

If anything the plates may have actually created a blanket effect and with them off I think the heat sinks are free to dissipate heat easier and feel the cool breeze of a fan. Stick a beanie on your head and after a few minutes your head will warm up. Take the beanie off and your head will cool off easier. Also with the plates on the heat would not be felt as much to the touch because of that sticky tape insulating the heat sink.
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I like it more. biggrin.gif

I am probably the only one, but I do NOT ike it better that way. I prefer it with the panels on there. It looks like a grey no brand faceless mobo now. I could even mistake it with a black general Gigabyte model this way.
I am thinking about getting one, but I will keep them on. I will just change the yellow to another colour. Because my entire build uses orange already. But I like the yellow.

MSI should offer replacement covers for this mobo. I think it is perfect and can fit in anyones Z77 build.
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No your not the only one. I like with the plates on to. It looks to dull with them off.
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Well I got my mobo installed this past weekend and everything runs great....

The only issue I currently have with it is that the stupid USB 3.0 plug for the front case header plug somehow pulled out of its socket and when I tried to put it back in, it bent the prongs... which I could never get back into place correctly... so now my front panel USB 3.0 ports don't work. BUMMER!!!!

The port is in such an awkward place to get to... and with that heavy cord pulling on it, it just kinda sucks that it pulled out in the first place to create this issue.



Also, software wise, I'm having an issue with the "ClickBIOS II" program... I keep getting an error if I try to run it. Something like "SCAWIN_64.exe" error (or something like that ... since I'm not in front of my home PC as I type this...)

Anyone else have an issue with that software?
Edited by DarkFury - 9/25/12 at 9:01am
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Well I got my mobo installed this past weekend and everything runs great....
The only issue I currently have with it is that the stupid USB 3.0 plug for the front case header plug somehow pulled out of its socket and when I tried to put it back in, it bent the prongs... which I could never get back into place correctly... so now my front panel USB 3.0 ports don't work. BUMMER!!!!
The port is in such an awkward place to get to... and with that heavy cord pulling on it, it just kinda sucks that it pulled out in the first place to create this issue.
Also, software wise, I'm having an issue with the "ClickBIOS II" program... I keep getting an error if I try to run it. Something like "SCAWIN_64.exe" error (or something like that ... since I'm not in front of my home PC as I type this...)
Anyone else have an issue with that software?
are you up to date with the MSI software?

I would recommend everyone take a look at

THis PagE - new software versions today for a few items Including ClickBIOS II
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are you up to date with the MSI software?
I would recommend everyone take a look at
THis PagE - new software versions today for a few items Including ClickBIOS II

Thanks for the heads up... I'll take a look at it tonight. The software I loaded was whatever was on the website as of Saturday morning 9/22/12
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Whenever I unistall a program these days I like to use an advanced unistaller like Revo Unistaller or iobit's unistaller - as it does an advanced search if you want it and gets all the leftovers out of there.
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Whenever I unistall a program these days I like to use an advanced unistaller like Revo Unistaller or iobit's unistaller - as it does an advanced search if you want it and gets all the leftovers out of there.

I use Your Uninstaller. Great program!
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