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Originally Posted by byrkoet View Post
this is not true, i have already seen an i7 mobo from msi using the 2011 socket with the intel x68 chipset.

Is there a link?
post #62 of 161
I don't like the ASUS looking heatsinks. I like much more the ones on the 890fx offering. Also, in addition to the heatsinks, the buttons on the board are looking a lot like the ASUS model. Whats wrong with the touch buttons, I thought those were slick.

What I do like Is that I will be able to throw this board into my current setup with no additional upgrades, then upgrade to BD once i can afford it.
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Some enthusiasts may need slots for their X-Fi audio and killer network card, like me for example.
LOLOLOLOL.

Please tell me that post was a joke. Enthusiast, X-fi and Killer NIC does not belong in the same sentence. LULZ
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Needs more SATA connections, as others have said. But I have a different reason. 90% of the time when I change a SATA device, I forget about the little clip and rip off the connector on the motherboard. I hate SATA and it's flimsyness.
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Needs more SATA connections, as others have said. But I have a different reason. 90% of the time when I change a SATA device, I forget about the little clip and rip off the connector on the motherboard. I hate SATA and it's flimsyness.
You could buy SATA cables without the metal clip.
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post #66 of 161
I'll stick with my current board/CPU combo. Although the 1090T will be AM3+ board ready, besides probably ~200MHZ and more PCI-E lanes it won't be much of an upgrade.

I game/render so I'll stay with my 890FXE until probably the end of 2012.
    
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post #67 of 161
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The X58 platform was always overkill, and so will be the X68. All it means is that people have to spend more money than is necessary just to get the damn thing working. It is intel's money making strategy at its finest. There is no need for triple channel, much less quad channel on desktop offerings.

I am starting to get excited. I wasn't looking at the board really, I just kept staring at that black am3+ socket.
Wha..? You don't need to spend any more money on RAM to get x58 working.. You do realize that dual channel RAM works just fine in x58 right? So does just one, single channel strip.. You don't have to buy three sticks if you don't want to.

You also realize Intel do not manufacture or market RAM, right?

Therefore, Intel has diddly to make off you buying three RAM sticks you may or may not need.

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Originally Posted by JE Nightmare View Post
I'm easily impressed.
Fixed

Seriously, if you're impressed because MSI shows some prototype board, then your expectations must be extremely low. I want to see BD actually working..

We don't even know if this is a functioning board. Anyone remember the fake Fermi controversy?

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Originally Posted by runnin17 View Post
LOLOLOLOL.

Please tell me that post was a joke. Enthusiast, X-fi and Killer NIC does not belong in the same sentence. LULZ
Cant speak for the NIC.. but an X-fi is definitely 'enthusiast.'

There's onboard for 95% of everyone else. Or am I to assume this is because you own a Xonar..?


I swear I remember reading Bulldozer was supposed to be a LGA-type CPU? Maybe I'm going bonkers.
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post #68 of 161
Looks good, but I think I'll stick with my 790FX for a while
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...it's simple really.

I have 4 HDD that will go into my build automatically. 1TB F3, 750GB Caviar Black, and 2 x 1TB Caviar Blacks. Combine that with my 2 SATA optical drives and I'm tapped for ports. If I wish to say buy another hard drive, I've got to remove a hard drive which defeats the purpose.
Bigger hard drives.
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Big bang writing on the mobo is ps ed
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