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So I need to ask...I am a huge Gigabyte fan these days...and I am quite keen on getting one of the new Z97 boards, only question is will my 4770K work and overclock on it?
I haven't done much research yet but I am sure someone here can advise me on this.

Yes, 4770K will work and overclock without any problem on Z97 boards.
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dimm slot switches?

Also sin, what's the force branding doing on this board? Is there going to be a 4-way optimized, expensive OC board as well? (not that I really care about the expensive board).
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So I need to ask...I am a huge Gigabyte fan these days...and I am quite keen on getting one of the new Z97 boards, only question is will my 4770K work and overclock on it?
I haven't done much research yet but I am sure someone here can advise me on this.

Haswell should work just fine in these.
 
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post #33 of 140
Love their electric orange motherboards, Its been a while since they use their SOC branding other than on their Graphics cards. redface.gif Now if they would start making SOC cards again as we haven't seen a new SOC since their GTX 680 WF5X model.

Looks like their gaming line are gonna clash with MSI's offering of their gaming series. Though I'm not fond of the red theme of the board.
post #34 of 140
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this will be a nice board:

Notice two sets of DIPs, i guess you can guess what the second set is for. Wait till you see a pic of the back of the board.


That black and orange is beautiful.
    
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post #35 of 140
Why are the "9" of "Z97" in the pictures blocked out? ...It's not like everyone doesn't know what they are...
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Nice looking boards. But i want one in all black
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Why are the "9" of "Z97" in the pictures blocked out? ...It's not like everyone doesn't know what they are...

Probably leaked intentionally by gigabyte and because they can't talk about the chipset itself yet the name has to be blurred.
 
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I was hoping the Black Edition would actually be all black...
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yea the blur is to not break NDA LOL, but yea haha.

I am not sure about why they changed up the naming, but its safe to say that it is different from Z87
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choices choices...I'll be coming from ASUS Z87 Hero, which didn't exactly impress me for a $200 offering. Actually, only ever owned ASUS boards over the past 6 years. I am seriously considering Gigabyte and MSI for Z97. Anyone know of the prices on these yet?
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