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Originally Posted by davidm71 View Post

I went with MSI over Asus because I wanted to try an MSI board. To me it felt like it was over priced. I mean I love the presentation and way they packaged the board with in its box. That was very classy but the heatsinks looked kind of cheap like they cut out the red trim from a soda can. At least the bios has more features you can shake a stick at but just feels like they charged a premium because of its name.

Also if it was really Godlike there would have been an iphone app! Not android!

So the Asus Rampage 5 doesnt' feel cheap with the heatsink? sorry im trying to get a new x99 board cause my old one broke. So im decide between the Godlike and the Rampage 5, not sure which one is better.

But did u like the Audio on the Godlike? I heard it's really good cuase it has the ESs DAC?
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Originally Posted by jincuteguy View Post

So the Asus Rampage 5 doesnt' feel cheap with the heatsink? sorry im trying to get a new x99 board cause my old one broke. So im decide between the Godlike and the Rampage 5, not sure which one is better.

But did u like the Audio on the Godlike? I heard it's really good cuase it has the ESs DAC?

I can't tell about the audio. Guess my ears arent that perfect for picking out SNR details. Using headphones anyhow.
post #2223 of 3145
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Originally Posted by brazilianloser View Post

Anyone rocking the X99S Krait Edition experiencing problems while having several USB devices connected??? Like some ports not working or malfunctioning when you plug a thumb drive and what not...?

I had the X99A Krait and if I used all of the rear USB ports it would stop reading one of them (one of the ones directly below the PS2 keyboard plug)
post #2224 of 3145
Anyone know why the Clear CMOS lights on the SLI Plus based boards seem to pop on for no reason?? Its annoying me. Its happened at random with the Krait and now my X99 SLI Plus. Seems to happen about once a week. I dont want to turn the light off in the BIOS because heaven for bid its trying to alert me to a real problem, I dont want to end up ignoring something.

When the computer is powered-down, is it supposed to be on and lit up? If so, then why has it been off for the past 3 weeks when the computer has been off at night? I get different answers from different people.
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Anyone come across the double post on-off and on again cold boot issue of the MSI Godlike? Was wondering if it was just me that experiences this annoying post delay? Some say this is memory training.. Never been able to fix..

Thanks
The dual boot on post is memory training. The first boot is used to confirm that the memory settings will boot, the second is the normal boot. This can be disabled in the BIOS if you want. It's enabled by default, but you can turn it off as soon as you have validated that your system is stable with a certain set of RAM sticks.

On mobile now, but I'll post a screenshot when I get home.
post #2226 of 3145

Audio on the godlick is ordinary after using it a long time, including hacked drivers for DTS/DDL live.

Have an X-Fi Titanium HD installed, better features + customizing and sound wins.

post #2227 of 3145
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Originally Posted by GunnzAkimbo View Post

Audio on the godlick is ordinary after using it a long time, including hacked drivers for DTS/DDL live.
Have an X-Fi Titanium HD installed, better features + customizing and sound wins.
u sure that the audio of the Godlike board is normal? I thought its suppoed to be as good as a dedicated sound card?
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u sure that the audio of the Godlike board is normal? I thought its suppoed to be as good as a dedicated sound card?

If your using any sort of digital signal, the audio will be identical on onboard vs soundcard. Its only once you get into analog, that the differences become very apparent. So usually, if you are going digital, board sound is 100% perfectly fine.
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If your using any sort of digital signal, the audio will be identical on onboard vs soundcard. Its only once you get into analog, that the differences become very apparent. So usually, if you are going digital, board sound is 100% perfectly fine.

Yea I know, im not using digital, The GodLike board has the ESS DAC (digital to analog converter) , and it's suppoed to be as good as a DAC from a dedicated soundcard.
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I had the X99A Krait and if I used all of the rear USB ports it would stop reading one of them (one of the ones directly below the PS2 keyboard plug)

Lol yeap exactly the same here... ever found a fix? or just moved on to another board?
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