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post #11 of 86
The gold is rather disappointing /: and this whole "gear" thing... sigh... at least I have the Sabertooth...
post #12 of 86
Instead of gold, imagine a Black PCB with WHITE heatsinks and white accents. That would have been awesome. Not this gold ****

I don't think there's any manufacturers who currently have a black and white board.
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post #13 of 86
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They went black pcb, but my holy crap that gold accenting is gaudy and ugly.

I can't put into words how much I disagree with you there. I think the black and gold looks utterly fantastic! thumb.gif
post #14 of 86
Guess it's a love-or-hate thing rolleyes.gif
post #15 of 86
I look at my screen, not the inside of my case. biggrin.gif
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post #16 of 86
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I look at my screen, not the inside of my case. biggrin.gif

Yeah, but sometimes you can't help but glance over and admire your work thumb.gif
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post #17 of 86
Don't like the gold at all. The wait for black/white minimalism continues.

Credit to them for doing something different I suppose! thumb.gif
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post #18 of 86
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Yeah, but sometimes you can't help but glance over and admire your work thumb.gif

That solid side panel sure is good lookin'. biggrin.gif
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post #19 of 86
If you're going to go gold, you have to match it with purple or burgundy. On top of that it's the shade of a cheap 12 carat gold, just compare it to the ECS Golden boards, whose color is much closer to that of real gold. At the very least they could color the Caps black like Gigabyte did on it's Z78 offerings.

post #20 of 86
Man, that mobo is almost enough to make me want to switch out to Z87! Maybe its time to retire my 2600K and P67 Sabertooth in my folding rig and move on to Haswell. Of course the gold wouldn't look nearly as good in my white 600T...
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