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Has anyone here picked up the OB from newegg? Trying to save a little money and I know its a gamble but really leaning towards it, I dont see these getting any cheaper any time soon? ( I want my build up and running by xmas!! )
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^ I thought about it but then decided against it. When I start building my PC, I need everything to be there (including I/O shield). Don't have time to wait for any missing parts to arrive from Asus. lol

Good luck if you decide to go that route. Let us know how it goes.
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Parts are in my sig rig. So far everything has worked great out of the box. Got the two (microcenter)adata SSD 64gb in raid 0 with AS ssd benchies at 400 read and around 120 write without doing much in the way of tweaks. Have these on the intel controller sata II ports without any issues. Loaded the latest intel RST drivers as well. Board is very solid so far with no stability issues. Had some USB issues, but loaded the drivers from asus and seems to have fixed this. Going to use robilar's overclock settings to get to 4 ghz with the 950. Mushkin ram is running great at 1600mhz with 6-8-6 timings. GTX 470 also running great with low temps.

Quick question, using my H50 with two scythe gentle typhoons, push-pull, with them mounted at the top (exhaust out of case) of the haf 932. Temps at stock are 29c, Is this a good temp start to make me believe I should be able to reach 4.0ghz with hyper threading?

anyway, awesome board so far. Bought it based on the info in this thread, thanks a lot to everyone in this thread.

P.S. Should we start a benchmark thread for this board?
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Has anyone here picked up the OB from newegg? Trying to save a little money and I know its a gamble but really leaning towards it, I dont see these getting any cheaper any time soon? ( I want my build up and running by xmas!! )
Mine was OB from the Egg and came with everything!
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What's some good RAM to use with this?

Or should I say good RAM to maximize this board.
Edited by Mako0312 - 12/5/10 at 11:23pm
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Mine was OB from the Egg and came with everything!
What is OB?
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What is OB?
Open Box...
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Open Box...
You just received REP props for that answer....lol
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Yup... I buy all kinds of stuff open box. Got my RIIIE that way, my UD9, and my H55M-UD2H.

I love OB
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Yup... I buy all kinds of stuff open box. Got my RIIIE that way, my UD9, and my H55M-UD2H.

I love OB
So OB items really have nothing wrong with them and it is user error that made the owner of the item RMA it?

What does NewEgg do with RMAs?
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