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One of the ugliest mobo's I have ever seen.
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So now huge I/O shields are a thing, I guess?
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I absolutely LOVE Asus' use of covers for their mobo's of late (starting with the original P67 Sabertooth which I still own). Nobody else has done it like them and it is an aesthetic feature that makes their mobos unique and beautiful IMO....
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I don't mind the board. It looks alright. Not a big red fan though. If it was in Royal Blue or White; I could dig it.
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I absolutely LOVE Asus' use of covers for their mobo's of late (starting with the original P67 Sabertooth which I still own). Nobody else has done it like them and it is an aesthetic feature that makes their mobos unique and beautiful IMO....


agreed, asus does it best. All the others are terrible copycat attempts.
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PLUS




Imagine what the kid would look like, if these two could have a baby.......


Seriously, who approves these designs?!!!! blinksmiley.gif
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I absolutely LOVE Asus' use of covers for their mobo's of late (starting with the original P67 Sabertooth which I still own). Nobody else has done it like them and it is an aesthetic feature that makes their mobos unique and beautiful IMO....


agreed, asus does it best. All the others are terrible copycat attempts.

I really like EVGA's I/O cover shield.

inc_io_cover2.jpg
io_shield_cover1.jpg

But full covers? They all seem to be crap right now, bar Asus.
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Imagine what the kid would look like, if these two could have a baby.......


Seriously, who approves these designs?!!!! blinksmiley.gif

The Gigabyte one looks like a VF-1J fighter paint scheme from Macross, i actually kinda dig it.
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post #49 of 172
They aren't changing an entire line to look like this board, it's more than acceptable for them to branch out and try something new with one experimental motherboard. Based on feedback, they can proceed from there. I can't fault them for trying something new...
post #50 of 172
EVGA's IO shield is quite nice because its the only one I have seen that is made out of something other than plastic. Add in the fact that it isn't only aluminum but brushed aluminum, and it covers up the one thing that really hurts aesthetics, and doesn't cover up the sexy circuits, and you got a nice useful addition.
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