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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

X power looks nice but im not paying 400 dollars for a mainstream motherboard.

What makes you say this is a mainstream board? The stuff on this board definitely isn't needed by your average user...

Nice board
 
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post #52 of 62
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What makes you say this is a mainstream board? The stuff on this board definitely isn't needed by your average user...

Nice board

1150 is mainstream
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post #53 of 62
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What makes you say this is a mainstream board? The stuff on this board definitely isn't needed by your average user...

Nice board

1150 is mainstream
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post #54 of 62
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1150 is mainstream

Does that make 2011 hipster? lachen.gif
   
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post #55 of 62
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1150 is mainstream

Well, then I guess you define the Rampage/Maximus/Classified as mainstream too?

If 780 lighnings are still yellow, imma getting this board!
 
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post #56 of 62
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Well, then I guess you define the Rampage/Maximus/Classified as mainstream too?

If 780 lighnings are still yellow, imma getting this board!

Rampage is enthusiast and evga makes crap motherboards now
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post #57 of 62
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Well, then I guess you define the Rampage/Maximus/Classified as mainstream too?

By Intel's definition, X79 = Enthusiast and Z77 / Z87 = Mainstream.
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post #58 of 62
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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

X power looks nice but im not paying 400 dollars for a mainstream motherboard.

There's the MPOWER/MPOWER Max that will be in the $200-250 range.
post #59 of 62
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Originally Posted by Stay Puft View Post

1150 is mainstream

Finally I have the permission to call all GTX 780 users mainstream.
    
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post #60 of 62
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Originally Posted by svenge View Post

By Intel's definition, X79 = Enthusiast and Z77 / Z87 = Mainstream.

Not exactly...
The Intel Roadmap defines the chipsets as:
  • X79: Extreme (enthusiast)
  • Z87: Performance (pseudo-enthusiast)
  • H87: Mainstream (mainstream)
  • H81/H61: Basic (entry)

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