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Just noticed the auxiliary power connector at the bottom. No bueno since these EK blocks pretty much block out all headers down there. Sniper5 uses a sata next to the top gpu and i can barely squeeze one through (need a straight sata for better clearance vs an angled one). Oh well, I'm happy w/ the sniper5 and it matches my build colors biggrin.gif.


Szeged, how far have you been able to push your chips on the evga and how better then the asus?

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Just noticed the auxiliary power connector at the bottom. No bueno since these EK blocks pretty much block out all headers down there. Sniper5 uses a sata next to the top gpu and i can barely squeeze one through (need a straight sata for better clearance vs an angled one). Oh well, I'm happy w/ the sniper5 and it matches my build colors biggrin.gif.


Szeged, how far have you been able to push your chips on the evga and how better then the asus?

so far ive done 5.2 but havent tried past that yet, been trying to snag a RIVE-BE anywhere i can so thats taking like all my time rofl tongue.gif ill see if it can go any farther, my asus board would boot 5.2 as well but i never tested its stability on that board. Havent tested it on this one either, just booted it up to 5.2 then started searching for more RIVE-BE's tongue.gif the bios on this board is insanely easy to use though, overclocking on it is is about as easy as asus boards, which are pretty easy wink.gif
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Hi Szeged,

Sorry to revive this thread but after a few months would you still recommend the Z87 Classy?

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yes definitely.

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I don't have a haswell rig anymore but if I were to get another I'd happily get another z87 classified board.
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I don't have a haswell rig anymore but if I were to get another I'd happily get another z87 classified board.

Evga fanboy wink.gif

Evga X58 Classified - Best board ever created
Evga P67,Z68,Z77 - Biggest pieces of crap ever created
Evga Z87 - Meh

I'd rather buy ASRock then EVGA today.
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This looks amazing! If i had a bigger case and a 1150 cpu Id definitely consider this!
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Evga X58 Classified - Best board ever created
Evga P67,Z68,Z77 - Biggest pieces of crap ever created
Evga Z87 - Meh

I'd rather buy ASRock then EVGA today.

Major evga fanboy tongue.gif


For anything with 6 or more cores now though I'll have to get a rampage lol. Rivbe is amazing.



Now if Jacob happens to run across this post - any big plans for an upcoming x99 board ?
Edited by szeged - 3/17/14 at 6:52am
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Can someone explain to me since this is z87, and i'm assuming its socket 1150. How does having 5 lanes have any performance advantage for PCI-e slots, and if 1150 shares only 16 lanes, how the slots are split up. would it be 8x and 8x in SLI. I'm entirely confused on how this works.
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