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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

this will be a nice board: Warning: Spoiler! (Click to show)
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.

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Originally Posted by Flatliner View Post

That black and orange is beautiful.



SO BEAUTIFUL!!!

Will replace my GA-Z87X-OC that I never used...

When projects get shelved, hardware gets leapfrogged by technology, and that blows the wallet dry, that's for sure!




Thanks - T
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Dips for memory ?
 
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post #43 of 140
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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?

In price you cant really beat Gigabyte when compared to ASUS. MSI is a different story.
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post #44 of 140
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

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.

Will there be a better edition of this motherboard like the GA-Z87X-OC Force compared to the GA-Z87X-OC? It feels like this is the GA-Z87X-OC of the new lineup even though it's labeled GA-Z97X-SOC Force.
    
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post #45 of 140
here is the lineup:
http://www.legitreviews.com/gigabyte-z97-motherboard-overview_139874

i guess i can talk about what i meant when i said look at the back of the SOC Force and SOC, they have SMT DIMMs,(aka surface mounted, not thru hole) this reduces noise and increases signal qualtiy which is very important with memory for this platform, also they have DIMM DIPs now.


SMT DIMMs.


threaded
Edited by Sin0822 - 4/24/14 at 1:00pm
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That Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H-BK is sexy... The Black Edition thing is a really cool idea, $20 for a longer warranty, better testing and nicer looks. Sign me up. biggrin.gif
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post #47 of 140
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That Gigabyte Z97X-UD5H-BK is sexy... The Black Edition thing is a really cool idea, $20 for a longer warranty, better testing and nicer looks. Sign me up. biggrin.gif
Yea they are tested a pretty long period of time, should be an interesting experiment.
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Z97X-UD5H Black edition ? Yea, I just jizzed my pants
Edited by King Lycan - 4/24/14 at 1:13pm
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post #49 of 140
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Originally Posted by Sin0822 View Post

here is the lineup:
http://www.legitreviews.com/gigabyte-z97-motherboard-overview_139874

i guess i can talk about what i meant when i said look at the back of the SOC Force and SOC, they have SMT DIMMs,(aka surface mounted, not thru hole) this reduces noise and increases signal qualtiy which is very important with memory for this platform, also they have DIMM DIPs now.

Wow, they have the largest Z97 lineup.

Are they using IR3553 for the Gaming 7?

If you can't say thats cool smile.gif
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I was hoping the Black Edition would actually be all black...

Wouldn't a good ol' sharpie fix that?
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