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Overkill?
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But does it blend?
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post #43 of 52
Quote:
Originally Posted by alexgheseger View Post
X48 is 90 nm actually.

@ chris, Wow, the NB cooler on the MSI board is so badass, i wants me one.
i swear i read it was 65nm instead of 90 which was what distinguished it from the X38... oh well
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Great wall of China?
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Now that is leet sauce!
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post #46 of 52
Excessive, but fancy.
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post #47 of 52
Know what else I noticed? If you were to a 3 way crossfire, with 2 high end and 1 mid range card, you would lose all of your USB and Firewire connections.

Bad layout, Gigabyte...
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post #48 of 52
Honestly this looks a bit excessive, but rather efficient. I'm still not a fan of all the heatpipes though... means I have to go through a lot more trouble to use my NB dice pot. Looks nice none the less.
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That has "Expensive Shipping" written all over it.
    
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post #50 of 52
Wow...and to think that chipset probably needs something that massive to cool it. Does look cool, tho...
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