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So I have been watching to see what you all are running in terms of mobo's for the 1155 socket. It seems like every board that I take interest in nobody really uses lol. I spent I don't know how much time reading this review

http://www.vortez.co.uk/articles_pag...rd_review.html

And I have to ask is this board avoided because you get the same performance for less out of other boards? The Deal is I don't mind spending a little extra money for looks and with the all black theme I have going the board would look really really nice. I know it sounds corny but I want everything to match since it is displayed in my living room as part of my media center.

On another note below is a list of items I got in my first shipment =) Now they are sitting here all pretty and I still don't have a mobo and memory lol.

CASE - COOLER MASTER HAF 932 Black
PSU - COOLER MASTER Silent Pro Gold Series 1000W
CPU - Intel Core i7-2600K Sandy Bridge
Cooler - COOLER MASTER Hyper 212
GPU - EVGA GeForce GTX 580 Black Ops Edition
SSD - Intel X25-M 120G
HD - Western Digital Caviar Black 1TB

I do not plan on running SLI anytime in the near future and picked a gtx 580 as my card of choice and figured I can add another if needed when they are cheaper way later. So is there anything that should stop me from getting the Sabertooth?

I would really like similar color green memory or black memory to go with this any recommendations? I apologise for the non stop questions =( I tried using the search function and found some great stickys and reviews from you guys on motherboards but turned up 0 results on this board. Then I tried to look through posts and after the 4th page it all just started to blur lol...
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The main reason people seem to be wary of this board is the possibility of the "tactical vest" creating a dust trap. It does look like it could happen especially is your case fan layout is causing negative pressure.
Aside from that I believe the components are very high quality.
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Many people are getting the Corsair Vengeance or G Skill Ripjaws in black to complement the new Gigabyte PCBs so I guess they will match nicely with the sabertooth also.
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The main reason people seem to be wary of this board is the possibility of the "tactical vest" creating a dust trap. It does look like it could happen especially is your case fan layout is causing negative pressure.
Aside from that I believe the components are very high quality.
Awesome. I guess I won't know until I try! I am going to place my order tonight. I cant do another week of staring at all the sexy new toys around me that I cant use lol.
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I stayed away from this board because it lacks features for its premium price tag.
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I stayed away from this board because it lacks features for its premium price tag.
This bit right here. It's pretty lackluster for it's price.
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post #7 of 10
It's only a little bit more than the P8P67 Pro. But I don't like the internal layout, 2 PCIE long slots, 3 PCIE 1x, and 1 PCI. I just happen to like P8P67 Pro layout better, 3 PCIE long slots, 2 PCIE 1x, and 2 PCI slots, a lot more balanced and allows for usage of older PCI devices. PCI is totally not dead yet like ISA and AGP slots are. But I guess it's not so bad, but look at Big Bang Marshall it has 8 PCIE slots. LOL, who in the hell needs 8?
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When you could get a deluxe for $20 more, the sabertooth is an awful value alright. The only reason the sabertooth line has done so well for x58 is because it was cheaper than the enthusiast boards with enthusiast level performance. The p67 board is full of gimmicky crap and a higher price. Not worth it at all, I mean it's more expensive than the x58 sabertooth for crying out loud.
     
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well... glad I came back and read all this just now before going to newegg lol. gigabyte or biostar it is. Thanks again for bailing me out with info! lol When this damn computer is done I am going to send all the people who have helped me along the way something to sign so I can get it inked on my case lol..... The end product is built by overclock.net lol. I think every piss poor plan I have had was shot down and redirected elsewhere.

Thanks again guys!!!
Edited by jamesschmidt82 - 1/25/11 at 4:18pm
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When you could get a deluxe for $20 more, the sabertooth is an awful value alright. The only reason the sabertooth line has done so well for x58 is because it was cheaper than the enthusiast boards with enthusiast level performance. The p67 board is full of gimmicky crap and a higher price. Not worth it at all, I mean it's more expensive than the x58 sabertooth for crying out loud.
If the sabertooth had all the ports/features the deluxe was and even put a 20 dollar premium on it for the name i would def buy it.
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