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Originally Posted by mapesdhs View Post
I gathered that from the earlier reference; my point is, if one is not going to
make use of the triple-channel memory feature of an X58 board, then why
bother with X58 at all?

The better PCIe speeds only help for extreme GPU scaling, ie. for basic SLI/CF
it doesn't much matter:

http://www.tomshardware.com/reviews/...pu,2678-5.html

Hence, X58 makes the most sense if one wishes to run multi-GPU at
heavy detail & high-res, in which case one should definitely be making
use of the 3rd channel.

Unless of course one wishes to have a 6-core Intel variant.

Ian.
i went ahead and got triple from newegg sale, my dad helped pay for part of the rig since they are getting my current rig.
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i went ahead and got triple from newegg sale, my dad helped pay for part of the rig since they are getting my current rig.
That's the way to do it!!

Likewise, I was able to get a couple of items for my system only because I
asked for them to be my bday presents (I was the big four-oh in May), namely
a GSkill Ripjaw 4GB DDR3/2000 kit. Hmm, I wonder if GSkill does tri-channel
kits at this speed...

Ian.
    
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Bios 2.50 is out for the Asrock x58 extreme! any thoughts???
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I've been running it for a few days now. seems to be okay for my 3.8ghz OC.
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About the purchase an Asrock X58 Extreme from someone who bought it from Amazon (he'll give the invoice too). Just wanted to check how easy Asrock customer support is to deal with. Please share your experiences.

Also, are you also able to turn off the motherboard leds for this board? My MSI X58 Pro-E has that feature and it's really nice to have and keeps the colors inside my case uniform.
    
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I dont see a way to turn off LED's.
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I dont see a way to turn off LED's.
What color are the leds on the board?
    
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they're red.
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they're red.
That's perfect. My lighting is red. I just didn't want any green/blue/white leds mixed in
    
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post #300 of 329
all the LEDs (fans and psu LED) are blue so. :/ its no big deal to me, but it'd be cooler if everything was blue.
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