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Originally Posted by Cyph3r View Post
So only use the gray and navy blue ports? Is there a performance difference between the Intel 6gb/s and the marvell 6gb/s?
In short yes use the 6gb/s ports.
The Intel has direct access to the P67 chipset, the Marvell will still have to utilize a bus, that clear???

Although this is from GB the same should apply to Asus. Reference the motherboard block diagram. (It would be nice if Asus got off their ass to do the same) http://download.gigabyte.us/FileList...p67a-ud7_e.pdf
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Use the 4xSata III ports on the right and if you need to use more ports then put the DVD drives in the 4xSata II ports on the left.

Good luck finding a motherboard though. They are nearly impossible to find.
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post #13 of 19
nope
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post #14 of 19
Hell yeah it's worth it. Well for me it was, because I got my 2600k for $159.
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would it be find to put my 2x Samsung F3's Raid 0 in the gray ports?
Yes, it would.
post #16 of 19
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Use the 4xSata III ports on the right and if you need to use more ports then put the DVD drives in the 4xSata II ports on the left.

Good luck finding a motherboard though. They are nearly impossible to find.
Lolwut? They're easy to find, tonnes of different Socket 1155 motherboards in stock in like every retailer I've looked at.


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nope
No to what?
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Hell yeah it's worth it. Well for me it was, because I got my 2600k for $159.
"Illini express" eh...lol

I'm renaming my build to "Wildcat" then

(yeah, we're like the only ones on here that get this )
post #18 of 19
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Lolwut? They're easy to find, tonnes of different Socket 1155 motherboards in stock in like every retailer I've looked at.
I don't know about in the UK, but in the USA they are nearly impossible. Newegg, Tigerdirect/CompUSA, Microcenter, Amazon, ect ect all have stopped selling the boards. I have tried to purchase a board from 10 different sellers only to have the money refunded and the order cancelled. I think I may have found one now, but I have been without a board (and searching) for two weeks.

Ebay has been the absolute worst experience.
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They are still selling the 1155 boards in Australia. I think there are more in stock now due to the chipset fiasco.
 
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