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[TcMag] MSI cramps in 8 memory slots on new LGA775 board

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MSI has been experimenting quite a lot with motherboard designs recently and one of the latest models, although not extreme, manages to make you think of either server boards or the rainbow, or both. Set to be released in August, the upcoming LGA775 board, which is likely powered by the P45 chipset, has one PCI-Express 2.0 x16 slot, a single-heatpipe cooling system while the cvasi-special features include eight/8 DDR memory slots, half DDR2, half DDR3, and the eight SATA 3.0 Gbps ports.
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Wow.
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ooooooooh, a 1600 fsb jumper!!! lol
   
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just promise they won't but that fugly, I usually pick the ugliest colored slot...I would have to get 8 sticks of ram.

I think whoever designed them just got back from the gay pride parade.
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You can't use all 8. Half are DDR2 half are DDR3.

Anyway, another reason I don't like this is because of how far it puts some of the slots from the NB. Traces that long normaly mean crap memory overclocking, or loosened subtimings.
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post #6 of 22
ether use 4 ddr2 slots or 4 ddr3 slots...

Lame...

I want 8 ddr2 OR 8 ddr3 slots....
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They could have chosen better colours lol
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post #8 of 22
With the new high capacity 8 gig modules... that, 8 slots would mean 64 gb of RAM. That's one hell of a lot of RAM.
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post #9 of 22
marin posted this about 40 mins ago.......

but i do wish my board had more slots....


http://www.overclock.net/hardware-ne...p45-board.html
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I'd fill the pink and blue ones, the others aren't that bad coloured.
    
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