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post #21 of 35
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Originally Posted by Perry View Post
I think the terrible colour scheme has become their claim to fame. It is a characteristic that is easily noticeable.

"Oh look! It's the Fisher-Price My First Motherboard by Gigabyte!"
If only my RAM slots weren't bright red and yellow; or my SATA ports bright yellow, or the bright green IDE port.
post #22 of 35
I don't know why some of you complain about ugly color boards. The average PC user does not have clear side panels and it's not like your going to look at your motherboard 24/7 when your using your computer or playing games.

As long as the board is reliable, stable and lasts me the life until my next major upgrade then it's a good board. Colors on the board can be pink, baby blue with light orange for all I care.
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post #23 of 35
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Not new...
http://www.pcstats.com/articleview.cfm?articleID=1722
Read this one about a year ago. This one is a bit more comprehensive.

The tweaktown one has videos though.
yeah, bit of a repost

I seem to remember this one posted a while back. Still interesting though
    
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The videos remind me of visiting the factory accross from the telecomms company my dad worked for when i was just a small boy of 5 or 6 years old. The machines made this fantastic noise as they fired in components to PCB's for proto boards in phones etc. Ah, the memories!
    
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post #25 of 35
Hey Duck, didn't you find one like this a while back with another company? I think it was MSI or Biostar. We should get all of these different "How It's Made" type videos about components and condense them down into a cool sticky.
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post #26 of 35
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If it is so easy to choose the color of the slots.... why oh why do companies like to use such UGLY colors?
omg imagine if you could send in a order to have a motherboard of your choice and pick your own colors for the pcb and slots ^_^!!!!
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post #27 of 35
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I don't know why some of you complain about ugly color boards. The average PC user does not have clear side panels and it's not like your going to look at your motherboard 24/7 when your using your computer or playing games.
I don't know why you're trying to raise this point on an enthusiast website.
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post #28 of 35
Yes , Gigabyte boards are not very attractive ... but when your buying a motherboard , you should take the fact of "Its Ugly" or "Its Sexy" into consideration last... Just my opinion though.
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post #29 of 35
what? how can ppl hate it, does ppl really like asus' puke colour better?
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post #30 of 35
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I agree. You'd think with the amount of people that complain about the ugly colors that Gigabyte uses, one of their people that cruises forums would give a heads up to the people in charge. Their boards perform well, but they look like crap imo.

Simple answer is cost. To make them black, they need to add XXX amount of black pellets to there furnace to get the color. If they go with the GB blue, they only need -300% less pellets to die the PCB blue.
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