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The theory on the shroud is for heat dissipation and protection, though I think it is more a gimmick than anything. As far as memory goes, yeah, the 1155 chips only support dual channel memory, and again, based on performance, triple channel is a gimmick and more expensive.
Thats what I thought thanks. +rep. Why is everyone so dead set on the Asrock board. Supposed to be killer or what? Sorry for questions, just thinking of switching over to Intel.
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post #22 of 29
Boat loads of issues listed on these forums with ASUS and Gigabyte.
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Thats what I thought thanks. +rep. Why is everyone so dead set on the Asrock board. Supposed to be killer or what? Sorry for questions, just thinking of switching over to Intel.
See these threads here and here

I have been a gigabyte user for a long time, but this time around, it looks like the ASRock Extreme 4 is going to be a good buy. Not many issues, responsive support, and for the features, good price. For me, it came down to the gigabyte ud3 and the extreme 4 as I don't really have a huge budget. The ud3 is still BIOS while the extreme 4 is UEFI, and for me the BIOS is actually a good thing, but that extreme 4 looks really good too.
    
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Again +rep very helpful.
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Where the frak are the UD5 boards... GIGABYTE, GET ON IT SON.
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post #26 of 29
This morning this link only had 3 merchants with the ASRock P67 Extreme4, now there are over 10. They are all foreign sites. http://www.h-online.com/priceinsight/eu/a620929.html

I'm assuming that means we will see them in America very soon?
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The ASRock Extreme 6 is now up at newegg for $220 USD
    
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post #28 of 29
Crap ninja'd

However according to AsRocks website, if you buy one of their new SB boards you get an extra year warranty for free.
Edited by jfizz84 - 3/12/11 at 5:11pm
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Why is everyone so dead set on the Asrock board. Supposed to be killer or what? Sorry for questions, just thinking of switching over to Intel.
I've had the original ASRock Extreme4 still rocking solid.
Also there's no reason for me to return it as I have 2 SATA device and it comes with 4 SATA III ports.
Personally I got it since it had everything I need.
Many SATA ports,UEFI,3way SLI/CF,etc,etc. Not to mention the great price, in which I got it for $154 .
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