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post #221 of 278
I agree, hopefully it comes out towards the beginning of its life cycle
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And sometimes the heat sinks are just not enough. Usually on amd mobo's though.

So maybe I'm just a noob, but if these aren't vrms, what are they?




Those are caps, the VRM is the combination of mosfet, inductor & capacitor. The mosfets are what get hot & where heatsinks are nice.
    
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And sometimes the heat sinks are just not enough. Usually on amd mobo's though.

So maybe I'm just a noob, but if these aren't vrms, what are they?

Source: TPU
http://www.techpowerup.com/reviews/MSI/Z77_MPower/5.html


The heatsink cover up the DrMOS: https://www.google.com/search?q=drmos&hl=en&client=firefox-a&hs=ddU&rls=org.mozilla:en-US:official&source=lnms&tbm=isch&sa=X&ei=EpA6UdSQC-Xx0gHA6ICYCg&ved=0CAoQ_AUoAQ&biw=1920&bih=1017

As for what you circled, they're tantalum core capacitors. Using these allow the capacitors to be physically smaller than a traditional capacitor, which still are cylindrically shaped.
    
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post #224 of 278

Gotcha. Thanks.

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post #225 of 278
the return of "gaming" usb ports and still no digital vrm.... yah, gonna pass
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the return of "gaming" usb ports and still no digital vrm.... yah, gonna pass
Digital VRM isn't that important. Component quality is more important.
post #227 of 278
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They should also sell with S.T.R.I.K.E. keyboard and with it's mouse, also need gaming computer, also some applications about gaming, need also drinks.

I'M A GAMER NOW MUHAHAHAHAHAHA


/sarcasm
Needs more LEDs and fake bullet heatsinks.

Gamer V2 Dragon Extreme Crosshair Sight G1 Dragon Sniper REV 3
- "It's got a black PCB and it's for gaming."

As for MSI, the GD80 and G65 have changed my perceptions of the company. I will more than likely use an MSI board for my next build.

Please invest in customer service and keep it a priority.

Regards,
Future S.M.
Edited by S.M. - 3/8/13 at 6:42pm
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post #228 of 278
Msi is top notch specially for is price generally lower then asus.
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Msi is top notch specially for is price generally lower then asus.

Go ahead and use an MSI AMD motherboard, they're a top fire hazard on the amd side.
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Go ahead and use an MSI AMD motherboard, they're a top fire hazard on the amd side.

That is simply not true anymore. It was only with pre-9xx boards with Thuban or Bulldozer/Piledriver.
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