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YES!!! backlight mobos , like Abit!!!!! WOOHOOO
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On toms hardware it says this board has 10 sata 3 ports. Cant be sata 3, hope its a misprint.

Amazing board. thumb.gif

Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/MSI-Z87-XPower-Motherboard-Overclocking,22809.html
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Originally Posted by pcmonky View Post

On toms hardware it says this board has 10 sata 3 ports. Cant be sata 3, hope its a misprint.

Amazing board. thumb.gif

Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/MSI-Z87-XPower-Motherboard-Overclocking,22809.html

Why not? The board runs a bridge chip so as long as PCI-E lanes are routed properly, with the proper chip you can have more than default amounts of SATA-III ports.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by pcmonky View Post

On toms hardware it says this board has 10 sata 3 ports. Cant be sata 3, hope its a misprint.

Amazing board. thumb.gif

Source: http://www.tomshardware.com/news/MSI-Z87-XPower-Motherboard-Overclocking,22809.html

Would have to be a 3rd party controller, Z87 supports 6 sata 3 connections.
 
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post #45 of 62
lol disregard, didn't know they were referring to sata 3 as 3.0

I refer to sata ports based off there speed, sata 6 for 6GB, my mistake. doh.gif

Looking forward to the release of this board
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I love MSI motherboards.
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X power looks nice but im not paying 400 dollars for a mainstream motherboard.
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Originally Posted by mav1178 View Post

Details about the board:

http://game.msi.com/product/motherboard/z87-xpower

thanks for the info.
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The only nice board of the Power series. And it looks absolutely gorgeous... drool.gif
   
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