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  • 74% (83)
    Black
  • 0% (0)
    Brown
  • 2% (3)
    Green
  • 2% (3)
    Blue
  • 3% (4)
    Red
  • 1% (2)
    Orange
  • 1% (2)
    Purple
  • 11% (13)
    White
  • 0% (0)
    Yellow
  • 0% (1)
    Pink
  • 0% (1)
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post #11 of 46
Black definitely does the best job of hiding all of the mess on the PCB. However that white one isn't bad looking at all. Too bad for manufacturers don't try that out.
post #12 of 46
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Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post

What in the hell is the point of all that!?!? LOL! I'd be wearing that into a bank robbery.

Well, it's said (and also proven) to give better motherboard temps if you're into overclocking your board. It also reflects 99% of the dust from touching the motherboard and/or go into your PCI-slots etc. Oh, and it looks really smexy. I mainly got it because of the looks, because I'm into a clean look rolleyes.gif Because it's supposed to protect the motherboard a lot better, I think it has a longer warranty than many board. I don't remember exactly how much though smile.gif
 
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post #13 of 46
Green is very reminescent of all the old computers I worked on growing up. I'm glad manufacturers have moved on biggrin.gif
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post #14 of 46
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Originally Posted by OkanG View Post

Well, it's said (and also proven) to give better motherboard temps if you're into overclocking your board. It also reflects 99% of the dust from touching the motherboard and/or go into your PCI-slots etc. Oh, and it looks really smexy. I mainly got it because of the looks, because I'm into a clean look rolleyes.gif Because it's supposed to protect the motherboard a lot better, I think it has a longer warranty than many board. I don't remember exactly how much though smile.gif

The that huge plate is one piece? Does it have some sort of thermal pad or something touching everything that gets hot? Like Northbridge South Bridge VRM's etc etc as one heatsink?
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post #15 of 46
White looks amazing never seen it before black for me!

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post #16 of 46
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Originally Posted by SpykeZ View Post

The that huge plate is one piece? Does it have some sort of thermal pad or something touching everything that gets hot? Like Northbridge South Bridge VRM's etc etc as one heatsink?


No thermal pads, IT really doens't do anything aside from stop the air from your Gpu's from going over the board, That's pretty much it.
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post #17 of 46
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The that huge plate is one piece? Does it have some sort of thermal pad or something touching everything that gets hot? Like Northbridge South Bridge VRM's etc etc as one heatsink?


No thermal pads, IT really doens't do anything aside from stop the air from your Gpu's from going over the board, That's pretty much it.
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post #18 of 46
I'd love to have a white motherboard. Go great inside a white phantom with the white NZXT psu.
 
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post #19 of 46
You'd think that'd make it harder on the board to get a breeze across the components that are getting hot than under it O_o
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Matte black forever
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