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As others have said wait to buy it until the fixed chipset is out. Even though the problem should only affect 5 - 15% of boards, any board you purchase now could be one of the defective ones especially if he will keep it for 3+ years.
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Thats what i thought but he is practically sold on the looks of the fatal1ty alone
Well, if he wants to pay a $40.00 premium for looks and a creepy dude background in his BIOS, that's his preference. The Fatal1ty and the Extreme6 are virtually identical with the exception of the color, heatsinks, and the "Fatal1ty mouse" port
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As others have said wait to buy it until the fixed chipset is out. Even though the problem should only affect 5 - 15% of boards, any board you purchase now could be one of the defective ones especially if he will keep it for 3+ years.
damn this whole sb affair is turning into a knightmare i don't remember any other platform suffering from so many teething problems this sucks!!

Not gona be easy convincing him to wait lol he's been waiting since november to buy this rig
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Well, if he wants to pay a $40.00 premium for looks and a creepy dude background in his BIOS, that's his preference. The Fatal1ty and the Extreme6 are virtually identical with the exception of the color, heatsinks, and the "Fatal1ty mouse" port
I hear ya, extreme 6 is £50 pounds cheaper in the uk omg
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I hear ya, extreme 6 is £50 pounds cheaper in the uk omg
That's like 80 bucks?!?!?!??
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Bah, I read the Sandy Bridge news, and then ordered a 1155 board as quick as I could. Newegg had 58 models listed yesterday. Now there is only 9. Sadly, I'm waiting on a case from overseas, and the motherboard was the only thing I hadn't yet purchased. Since I have all my parts already, I want to use them. I was going to wait for the ASUS Maximus IV Extreme, and then this.

I for one am OK with the possible degradation, as I plan on moving to 2011 when it drops and handing the 1155 to my wife.
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Well, if he wants to pay a $40.00 premium for looks and a creepy dude background in his BIOS, that's his preference. The Fatal1ty and the Extreme6 are virtually identical with the exception of the color, heatsinks, and the "Fatal1ty mouse" port
As I recall the Fatal1ty board actually has two more USB 3.0, and a couple other extra things. I did however just drop money for the Extreme6. I specifically don't want crap branded with Fatal1ty in my PC.
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why does everyone hate fata1ty so much?
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why does everyone hate fata1ty so much?
Fatal1ty products are kinda gimmicky. They do look pretty badass though.
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