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Looks like the coolest motherboard series yet, better than ROG in my opinion. Can't wait to see more from these G1 Motherboards!
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Things motherboards are gorgeous. Nice to see someone picking up the black/green theme that XFX left behind.
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um... Its cool if it was released months ago.
But cmon sb was released (regardless of the fail). Ivy is closing in on us. Buldozer is around the corner (far corner that is).
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Hell, I'll buy it just because I want it and I know I will have a blast of fun with it. It's like buying a classic car that's been rebuilt to perfection Yeah, you might have to pay a bit more for it and at the end of the day, there's nothin' wrong with that as long it is worth it
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um... Its cool if it was released months ago.
But cmon sb was released (regardless of the fail). Ivy is closing in on us. Buldozer is around the corner (far corner that is).
Naw, SB isn't the end all. X58 still has its place for high end multi-GPU users. I would have bought this board if it did Quad-SLI. Went UD9 instead.

Oh and Quad-SLI just isn't for benching when your running 12.3 mega-pixels.
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I honestly might just hop over to x58 just to have one of these boards, but I would be getting the sniper, not the assassin or guerrilla. The assassin is too big and the guerrilla is nice, but is missing some of the features that make this series so popular, the quality onboard network and sound.
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post #7 of 11
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Originally Posted by CallsignVega View Post
Naw, SB isn't the end all. X58 still has its place for high end multi-GPU users. I would have bought this board if it did Quad-SLI. Went UD9 instead.

Oh and Quad-SLI just isn't for benching when your running 12.3 mega-pixels.
NASA called,

They want their rig back

/ot

1366 is a solid platform and we're still seeing some mature boards being pushed out. I'm going to see if 2011 caters to consumers before i decide what platform to build on next
    
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post #8 of 11
The Sandy Bridge fiasco just shows that it's better to go with last gen tried and proven tech. It's far more reliable and easier on the pocket. 1156 and 1366 are perfectly good products and seeing these mature products makes the wait all the more worth it.
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post #9 of 11
no no no turn it off. that guy looks and sounds
(i.......talk......really.......slow.....like..... .this....) like a douchbag/zombie .. no offence poms.. totally made me disinterested.

but the board looks sweet. black and green would be a hell as theme.
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I want one with blue and black, white and back, black and black. My current MB look so small inside a HAF X.
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