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I need a 980x, I already feel old with my 950. Planning to get one hopefully next month, just need to wait till I save more, and right now availability in Australia is rare, and its like $1400.
It definitely is a great chip. I looked for one in Australia and they are even more than $1400 and almost nobody has them in stock. You would think there would be a large stock of them, considering the amount of Australian overclockers. I hope you find one at a decent price, when the time comes.
Edited by MacG32 - 4/13/10 at 7:44am
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Updated information in the first post.
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Added HardwareOverclock's German Review automatically translated to English by Google.

Also a new bios was released - F7D - 15APR10
New fan controller for CPU_FAN and SYS_FAN2

Added BIOS Section in OP
Edited by MacG32 - 4/17/10 at 6:34am
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Gotta love frequent BIOS updates from Gigabyte.
    
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Gotta love frequent BIOS updates from Gigabyte.
I'm glad they're fixing all of the customer's issues.

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OK, Ordering parts for a new build and can't decide between the Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 or the ASUS Rampage II Extreme.

Or maybe the Asus rampage III Extreme when ever it comes out.

What you guys think?

I have the new intel i7 980X. for this build.
Thanks.
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OK, Ordering parts for a new build and can't decide between the Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7 or the ASUS Rampage II Extreme.

Or maybe the Asus rampage III Extreme when ever it comes out.

What you guys think?

I have the new intel i7 980X. for this build.
Thanks.
I would undoubtedly recommend the Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7, but don't just take my word for it. Read through the reviews of this motherboard and the ASUS Rampage II Extreme. I originally chose this board for the PCI-E x1 slots. After reading all of the reviews, I've come to realize that this board is the cream of the crop. You won't ever regret having this board. Good luck in your search and build.
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I would undoubtedly recommend the Gigabyte GA-X58A-UD7, but don't just take my word for it. Read through the reviews of this motherboard and the ASUS Rampage II Extreme. I originally chose this board for the PCI-E x1 slots. After reading all of the reviews, I've come to realize that this board is the cream of the crop. You won't ever regret having this board. Good luck in your search and build.

Thanks, Mac
I'm already sold on the Gigabyte X58A-UD7 but that name ASUS keeps haunting me.
I'll be ordering my parts the first of the month and just keep going back & forth trying decide which motherboard is the best.
The X58A-UD7 is hard to beat.
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Thanks, Mac
I'm already sold on the Gigabyte X58A-UD7 but that name ASUS keeps haunting me.
I'll be ordering my parts the first of the month and just keep going back & forth trying decide which motherboard is the best.
The X58A-UD7 is hard to beat.
Thanks.
You're welcome You can't go wrong with the UD7. lsdmeasap is getting awesome overclocking results with the board and your processor. You'll be more than welcome as a new member to the club, if you decide to go with the UD7.
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Hi there,

I bought this board about 6 weeks ago and got my hands on a 980x a couple of weeks ago, currently waiting to buy a graphics card and some memory... the one thing I am curious about is first boot with the 980x chip installed... will it do this with the factory shipped bios so that I can update to the version that supports 6 cores ?

Thanks in advance !

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