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I had to do it. The GIGABYTE Z87MX-D3H I had was no better than the ASRock Z87M Extreme4 I had before it. Thankfully my new VI GENE is rock solid thus far - and so I had to update my RAM since I no longer have any Blue components.

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There is a maximus vi gene in there, trust me.
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I had to do it. The GIGABYTE Z87MX-D3H I had was no better than the ASRock Z87M Extreme4 I had before it. Thankfully my new VI GENE is rock solid thus far - and so I had to update my RAM since I no longer have any Blue components.

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Can't wait to see how it looks with that soundcard in there
What case is it going in?
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There is a maximus vi gene in there, trust me.

I'll take your word for it. Added
post #154 of 326
What cooler is that? Nice that you could have pcie1 with a gpu. Mine was blocked.
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That's a Noctua D14 if I'm not mistaken.
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What cooler is that? Nice that you could have pcie1 with a gpu. Mine was blocked.

D14, what about the pcie? Mine was blocked too with the dual 780
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But do you have them in slot 2 and 3? Sorry for dumb question. Isn't the speed lower in the 3rd one?
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But do you have them in slot 2 and 3? Sorry for dumb question. Isn't the speed lower in the 3rd one?

You cant fit an x16 card in an x1/x4 slot. He's using the first two slots.
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You cant fit an x16 card in an x1/x4 slot. He's using the first two slots.

Yup, first two slots.
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Also there is only one true x16 slot. The second slot supports x16 cards but only has 8 lanes. If you have a card in both first and second slots they'll run at x8

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