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This ^

UEFS, BIOS, whatever you wanna call it. I still like the board. smile.gif
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post #332 of 377
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Originally Posted by Hbliss23 View Post
UEFS, BIOS, whatever you wanna call it. I still like the board.
Yea me 2. I don't not like the GUI of the UEFI, but that wont stop me from buying it. UEFI boots up crazy fast you only have to put up with that for a few seconds, and when OCing & stuff. The board reminds me of my Bloodrage.
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Look at that Asus ROG boa...I mean AsRock board.
     
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Remember when it was reported that Fatal1ty was supposed to be sponsoring an ASUS mobo and it turned out to actually be this AsRock?
If it were $30 cheaper and didn't have anything to do with Fatal1ty I'd buy it. I have a pair of Maxtor hdd's still sealed in their anti-electrostatic bags that would work just fine with the PATA connector. And a Crucial C300 to go with a SATA 3 (6? Damn, I wish that they'd get these spec. designations worked out!) port.
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Is it any good?
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Thread merged and review link added to first post.
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Who the hell is that guy?
Jonathan Wendel Fatality. His nickname game is Fatality or however you spell it. He's suppose to be really good at Quake 3 and some other Quake games and more FPS games.
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Jonathan Wendel Fatality. His nickname game is Fatality or however you spell it. He's suppose to be really good at Quake 3 and some other Quake games and more FPS games.


People play that game?
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If you haven’t already seen our complete Asus Maximus IV Extreme (MIVE) motherboard review, Parts ONE and TWO, you’re missing out. Part 1 covered synthetic testing with the i7 2600K CPU at 5.1GHz to give an idea of the power that this platform contains. Part 2 was a full blown comparison between X58 and Sandy Bridge, with a helping of AMD Thuban for good measure. We also awarded the MIVE the TechREACTION.net Gold Silicon award for its outstanding performance.
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I really like the PCIe/NF200 slot config on the ASUS. Seems like the best of both worlds
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