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1. No stock.
2. price is $180 cheaper than it should be.
post #92 of 263
Wait one minute. You mean to tell me that this motherboard is going to be more expensive than Gigabyte's Z170 Gaming G1??

They both have 22-phase power delivery, 10K black caps, turbo b-clock and plx chips, watercooled heatsinks, Q-flash, USB-C, and multiple M-keyed M.2 connections. Meanwhile the G1 has twice the USB 3.1 bandwidth, built-in WiFi and two LAN connections that can work simultaneously, better onboard sound, upgradeable audio amplifiers, Digital-to-Analog audio conversion over USB, HDMI 2.0, remote operation, and fancy-pansy gold-plated connectors. It even comes with a front USB 3.1 Type C and Type A ODD bay. The Z170 SOC-Force has what? A third M.2 connection, OC Touch buttons, and a DVI port? And it's supposed to be more expensive?

In what world does that make sense?
post #93 of 263
Soc force is 630aud.
Gaming g1 is 765aud.
post #94 of 263
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Soc force is 630aud.
Gaming g1 is 765aud.

That..... Isn't good news. I honestly can't believe that Gigabyte has gone and done such an outrageous pricing scheme on things. The G1 is $628.97 CAD, which would make it closer to $450-475 CAD for the SOC Force assuming similar ratios... At those prices, one might as well tell Z170 where to go and pick up a 5820K/SOC Champion combo, especially since the 6700K is $469.99 CAD.....

ASRock's OC Formula is only $375 CAD..... Gigabyte shouldn't have tried to aim for mass appeal with all those extra features that are pointless for overclocking if it jacks the price point up that much.
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post #95 of 263
Welp, it is what it is.
Poor sales will tell in the end.
post #96 of 263
Kind of hard to sell something if you don't put it for sale.
post #97 of 263
@stasio Can you tell us when this is being released and its retail price? Or can you tell us when review embargoes will be lifted? Information on this board has been remarkably scarce.
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@stasio Can you tell us when this is being released and its retail price? Or can you tell us when review embargoes will be lifted? Information on this board has been remarkably scarce.

I'd assume soon, since higher end builders are getting their boards in. Akira749's build "Eclipse" is going to have one, and I think he mentioned it's already in. Last rumour was end of October for release of the board.
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@stasio Can you tell us when this is being released and its retail price? Or can you tell us when review embargoes will be lifted? Information on this board has been remarkably scarce.
In stock in Australia
http://www.scorptec.com.au/product/Motherboards/Intel_Socket_1151/60197-GA-Z170X-SOC_Force
What review embargo?
http://www.overclock.net/t/1575705/gigabyte-z170x-soc-force-review
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