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so Noguru what do you think? I have been waiting for your responce.

Do you hate or like?
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I love this too ... I asked the question awhile back how to switch bios's ... I even emailed Gigabyte and called them they said it wasn't possible. I knew it was cause I did it twice by accident hitting a button on start up. I lost all my profiles a few months later I did it again by accident and had all my profiles again on the other bios. Never did figure out what button switches them, this is a great though glad to see it.
There is a way to jump the BIOS on any Giga with dual BIOS but it is highly advised against. If you still want to know how PM me but I don't want to tell the average user because if you don't know what you are doing or have hands like a surgeon then don't try it.
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so Noguru what do you think? I have been waiting for your responce.

Do you hate or like?
I think you did an amazing job on informing us in layman's terms on the physical features of every component.
I personally take something away from every review that I have read by you and give you mad props on how through you can get.
Only thing I didn't see was the BIOS features (which I am failure with) that someone searching the web might want to see, although that might get you in the position of people asking "so what should I set this to".

I think this board is one of the best to hit the market in terms of what it is intended for "Extreme Overclockers". We know that this board will probably not create great revenue for Gigabyte but it shows things to come it the future.
Thanks Gigabyte for a great board and thanks Sin for putting so much time and effort into a review worth reading.
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Great review, I am currently looking for something other than my Classified, for personal reasons.

I know this is lame... but during your review (if you have an external sound card) can you listen to some music with headphones and test if it has signal bleeding over the USB connectors into the audio? That crap drives me up the wall.

I don't know if you play video games, but the constant stream of USB peripheral inputs from keyboard and mouse exacerbate the issue to holy hell.

I know you were provided with a sample, but in your conclusion of performance, relate that somehow to pricing if you haven't already. I have seen price estimates on this board and its fairly steep this late in the x58 game.
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what price estimates did you see?

Only estimates i saw were from 3 -4 months back that it would be under $300, now its looking to be a little higher.

I honestly don't know how to listen for USB bleed through???? I honestly don't think this board should have audio, but i have never heard what you are talking about on any previous motherboards?

Noguru, thanks man! BIOS is EXACT same as other X58 boards, and ill cover that in the second part of my review, lol, ill link to that virtual BIOS LOL> Thanks for ths stuff BTW, i am picking up some DIE tonight and putting that noeprene to good use.
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Noguru, thanks man! BIOS is EXACT same as other X58 boards, and ill cover that in the second part of my review, lol, ill link to that virtual BIOS LOL> Thanks for ths stuff BTW, i am picking up some DIE tonight and putting that noeprene to good use.
Sounds good! Shoot me a PM if you need any help with the DICE run.
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post #26 of 42
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alright thanks man!
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Nice & well done review, I might desire to change my good old EX58-UD5 for this one instead of the UD7 that I had in mind!
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Thank you SIR!

Just a little update for those of you want to know how LN2 testing is going.

its my second LN2 session in the last 7 years, and I am already at 6.685ghz!:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1792916

i feel as if it has more left so Ill keep you guys posted!

BTW 5ghz on my 930:
http://valid.canardpc.com/show_oc.php?id=1791047
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post #29 of 42
6.685ghz...dang! ,I guess you weren't kidding when you say ".. but that is for the LN2 and DICE. No need to degrade this beauty"
Can't wait to see what you can get out of this chip
    
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post #30 of 42
This is like the 911 GT3 RSR of motherboards.
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