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In Europe they are available.

Thanks. Hopefully I can pick one up locally soon.
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Hope so. Everyone should have a chance to buy one of these beauties.
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Hope so. Everyone should have a chance to buy one of these beauties.

I know, right? Ever since EVGA went out of the mobo business (for Gamers & above), ASUS took over and......let's just say I don't like it.

I want EVGA to be the go-to brand for enthusiasts who want a motherboard the same way it is with their GPUs.
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Hope so. Everyone should have a chance to buy one of these beauties.

Ironically this very thread (specifically an argument with you lol) made me rethink my position on EVGA motherboards. As I've mentioned I had an X58 Classified in the past that didn't exactly enhance my life.

I found myself in the market for an X79 board and low and behold there was an X79 Dark sitting at my local Micro Center. The salesman told me to avoid it and further stated that EVGA boards there have a high return rate. I did some follow-up searching and I found a number of owners complaining about a high number of buggy BIOS revisions. I even found what must have been an early review of the Dark where an unstable BIOS actually made it perform worse than its more pedestrian counterparts.

This would seem to correlate with my X58 experience.

The thing is I completely believe you know what you're doing and you really seem to think highly of these boards. So what gives? Do these boards just need a little more finesse than others and people simply getting impatient?

No disrespect intended. I'm actually just curious to know your thoughts.
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The early bios had probelsms on the x79 dark but it's working fine now. I'll post longer responses soon, on the phone atm .
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hey, just in time for the new Broadwell chips!!! think they'll fit? (sarcasm)
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Well the board has been out since November, people just bumped the old thread tongue.gif
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hey, just in time for the new Broadwell chips!!! think they'll fit? (sarcasm)
I don't think this breaks NDA since it is public: http://wccftech.com/intel-broadwell-haswell-refresh-platform-compatible-9series-chipset-power-supply-ratings-imposed/

It looks like EVGA did a nice job, if someone has this board could you send me pictures of the VRm without the heatsink so i can add it to my VRM list updated? I am sure they used pretty good parts.
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I don't think this breaks NDA since it is public: http://wccftech.com/intel-broadwell-haswell-refresh-platform-compatible-9series-chipset-power-supply-ratings-imposed/

It looks like EVGA did a nice job, if someone has this board could you send me pictures of the VRm without the heatsink so i can add it to my VRM list updated? I am sure they used pretty good parts.

man i wish you sent me a pm about it around december =\ i would have gladly taken lots of pics for you.
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man i wish you sent me a pm about it around december =\ i would have gladly taken lots of pics for you.
its okay i will just ask Vince. Thanks tho smile.gif
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