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The most expensive z87 motherboard! . Sadly we might not see full potential of this board, let alone any, duo to oc potential of haswel. Maybe ln2 might change that since heat is the major factor.

What?
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You're kidding right... why are you offended? Christ.

I was talking in terms of components, warranties, aftermarket coolers, internal components, etc, ASUS and EVGA tend to be above all others, doesn't mean MSI doesn't make great cards. Their Lightnings, along with their Twin Frozr coolers are great.

Ease up dude. Life's short.

Calmer than you are, dude..

But seriously, you do realize this is just your opinion, right?

I wasn't offended the slightest, just merely stating a fact about my MSI card and its quality/capabilities and asking for your facts. You don't need to get defensive.
post #73 of 107
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The most expensive z87 motherboard! . Sadly we might not see full potential of this board, let alone any, duo to oc potential of haswel. Maybe ln2 might change that since heat is the major factor.

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What?

^ this, I haven't seen the asus mVIe listed yet, but I don't think the xpower will be the most expensive z87 board.
    
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god i want this motherboard. the price is steep, but if the performance is on par with 3930k mobos (rive) in multi gpu setups, then it would be worth it. damn you 1150 socket!
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Damn MSI for using yellow on all their beautiful black mobos, what a shame, really wanted the Mpower but the yellow wont fit my black/white setup.
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Damn MSI for using yellow on all their beautiful black mobos, what a shame, really wanted the Mpower but the yellow wont fit my black/white setup.

Paint the yellow white, I don't think any boards are gonna have white highlights.
 
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Going to wait until I can find one used off Amazon a few months from now. $400+ is too pricey for a mainstream socket.
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Paint the yellow white, I don't think any boards are gonna have white highlights.

Was debating on that, but voiding my warranty just kills the deal. Decided to go with z87 sabertooth as its all black board, and only few connectors have dark shades of brown/green and they be covered by other components I be using, plus 5 year warranty. Wanted the Asrock z87 extreme6/ac but the brown tracers make it look ugly compared to other true black PCB mobos.

EDIT: also check newegg as they have it listed without pictures and out of stock for now, 440 bucks ouch....
Edited by HYPERDRIVE - 6/2/13 at 11:37pm
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Let's see where this board takes the mobo level on to! Unleash this beast fast MSi!
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The Gigabyte G1 Sniper 5 is the most expensive here in the U.K:

G.1 Sniper 5: £389.99: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-445-GI&groupid=701&catid=5&subcat=2574
MSI Xpower: £349.99: http://www.overclockers.co.uk/showproduct.php?prodid=MB-231-MS&groupid=701&catid=5&subcat=2574

I think Gigabyte has overpriced their board a little...
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