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"World's First Overclocking Motherboard"
Ahem...DFI LanParty? Which Giga seems to be ripping off the color schemes from, the green/ black on the Assassin series and the orange/black on this.
Edited by mrfajita - 3/4/11 at 6:14pm
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I thought this board looked pretty cool. Then I saw the price of their new Assassin mobo. Ya I'll pass.....
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Originally Posted by mrfajita View Post
"World's First Overclocking Motherboard"
Ahem...DFI LanParty? Which Giga seems to be ripping off the color schemes from, the green/ black on the Assassin series and the orange/black on this.
Well DFI is dead so better someone else take care of the color scheme. Besides asus and evga and even biostar are sticking to red/black, kinda gets old.
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I don't get it... how is it the "worlds first overclocking board" if nearly every other motherboard supports overclocking?
It's not. My ROG board already has many of these features. It has dual bios, auxiliary power connectors if you are running multiple graphics cards to keep the load off your 24 pin connector etc.
    
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It's not. My ROG board already has many of these features. It has dual bios, auxiliary power connectors if you are running multiple graphics cards to keep the load off your 24 pin connector etc.
lol he was being sarcastic.
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Well DFI is dead so better someone else take care of the color scheme. Besides asus and evga and even biostar are sticking to red/black, kinda gets old.
I think black and orange colour scheme can look great if done right. Especially when it comes to watercooling. Perfectly goes with copper, also!
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Holy shiiiiii... 1200 watts delivered to the CPU

I might have to buy this board just because of how ultra-badass it is
    
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Looks schweeet
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I can *** to this board.
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Honestly ROG is republic of gamers(not overclockers) even tho overclockers like it gigabyte has released the G1 to compete with ROG. ROG has nothing on certain things this board has, and you should see people over at XS and most of those guys are LN2/DICE benchers. This board already has WRs across the board, max 990x clock, wprime, pcmark. Only a few people have it too. This board is NOT a gimmick, they cleared teh CPU area for sub-zero cooling by making is uper easy to insulate the motherboard.

For the VRM they really did their job right, they switched out the inductors, changed EVERY capacitor on the board to the POSCAPs, which is just a brand name for tantalum core capacitors. What good is this? well its hard to insulate around traditional capacitors, plus when they get cold the don't work well. The whole board is now very easy to insulate.

The hardware built in for overclocking, with buttons makes it much more stable to manually OC once in windows when compared to software. Plus the 4G button will take any 1366 processor to 4ghz and OC any RAM as well.

This board is stripped of all stupid crap like extra USB and IEEE and other things that take up CPU resources. Personally i think this board shouldn't have audio nor USb 3.0 or SATA6G. But they said they have to sell it somehow.

They put in manual PWm frequency which basically allows you to OC the VRM, and it works. This is only a feature you see on digital PWMs and they have implemented it manually on an analogue one.

The price on this board is stated to be phenomenal. I think it will sell out very quick.

And yea a i7 990x is a subzero bencher's choice.

I got an email about the press release so i posted it VRZON took the info they got from here: http://gigabytedaily.blogspot.com/se...&max-results=7
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