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post #11 of 18
I like the looks, but the Name had me confused. I thought fatal1ty meant death. Name seems kinda repetitive. Never knew Asrock used such great onboard audio. Will have to check this out in greater detail. thumb.gif
post #12 of 18
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an improved and enhanced audio solution based off the Realtek ALC 1150 codec.

Well, just another ALC898. Also I'd rather have an Intel for the NIC. I wonder what MOSFETs they have in here.

Great price otherwise. I like the fact that good onboard audio with AMP is becoming the standard (cause yea, codec isn't everything).
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post #13 of 18
I have a build to do with this board. I'm very excited to check it out.
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post #14 of 18
My first board was AS Rock 7 years ago, I think this will be my 2nd...maybe a better overclocker than my MSI board, Tri-fire which I wil probably do around Christmas and a headphone amp, all win.
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post #15 of 18
I just bought this today on the egg, with a coupon code i paid $100, and when i get my 4770K this week from IRE for $114, i will have spent about $240 or so total for a nice x-mas upgrade. I can't even begin to express how excited i am for both!
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post #16 of 18
What happened to VRM heatsink? Or is it not necessary?
post #17 of 18
The gold caps just kill the look of these mobo's IMO.

Good mobo for the budget gamer but I can't see myself ever buying 1.
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post #18 of 18
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Originally Posted by raisethe3 View Post

What happened to VRM heatsink? Or is it not necessary?

It's that big metal thing sitting on top of the vrms
 
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