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I think after two TItans I'm actually going to bow out of this cutting edge stuff for a while and just enjoy what I got til it gets old. Just getting too expensive...
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I'm waiting for a X99 board, but I would buy this in a heartbeat....

I would, but a 3770k upgrade just doesn't seem worth it. It's like upgrading to a 3570k from a 2500k. It's just not practical yet. Until IB-E comes out and I can get more than 4 physical cores I'm sticking with 1155 and 2011.
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I would, but a 3770k upgrade just doesn't seem worth it. It's like upgrading to a 3570k from a 2500k. It's just not practical yet. Until IB-E comes out and I can get more than 4 physical cores I'm sticking with 1155 and 2011.

X99 will be 2011 CPU's, not 1155....
 
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I would, but a 3770k upgrade just doesn't seem worth it. It's like upgrading to a 3570k from a 2500k. It's just not practical yet. Until IB-E comes out and I can get more than 4 physical cores I'm sticking with 1155 and 2011.

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Meant to say "existing 1155 and 2011."
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lachen.gif evga motherboards are a joke anymore. Don't even come close to asus quality, features and especially in the the bios quality.

It is not even out yet. EVGA knows they have been passed by competition by a big margin. The entire x79 range is getting a new line up. I wouldn't count EVGA out of the game yet. Z77 and x79 were pretty meh. But they might come back with a vengeance.
 
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TBH i find this board a bit bland just by being all black. there are other X79 boards which are all (or at least mostly) black and while they aren't as extreme as the ASUS R4E they get the job done and look nice too. (e.g. asrock and gigabyte)

Also, this board cannot compete with the best black version that ASUS has ever done:
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Nice looking board. I really like the red/black theme, but this MB would go with about any color combo.
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As a current owner of an R3E BE, I am a little let done that there are no changes to the board besides it being black. They added a lot of modern features to the R3E BE despite it being 1366, like a USB 3.0 internal header for example. 

 

I mean especially if this board is to just "show off" like the Mars III and such then why not go all out and be a bad ass?


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post #80 of 113
It already has four x16 PCIe, 8 SATA ports, bluetooth, 12 USB ports with more onboard headers, okay audio as far as mobos go, debug LEDs, power buttons, and it handles overclocks pretty well. I really don't know what more you want from it without pricing it over $500.
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