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Originally Posted by RotoSequenceSwanky. Id use it in a mod simply because its all black. We need more motherboards like this; simple, unobtrusive, and good performers.
Originally Posted by Kipman725One question, on some of the benchmarks the "SLI" memory has tightend the timings. For a direct comparision shouldent the other systems be run with the same tightened timings?
The placement of the 8-pin ATX 12v connector isn't as bad as it may seem at first sight. Obviously in an ideal world, the connector would be located right next to the edge of the motherboard, but the position that Foxconn has adopted is easily accessible thanks to the fact that the CPU socket is so close to the memory slots.
Originally Posted by koolaI don't like it at all tbh. Foxconn should of rearanged the layout to provide a bit more space around the cpu as mentioned in the review. This just shows that Foxconn can't design motherboards very well. In fact, I would go as far to say they lack innovation :(
Originally Posted by eddtoxWhile I agree that they could have tweaked the layout, I think you're being too harsh on them. As Bigz said, the proximity of DIMM 1 to the CPU socket shouldn't be a problem if you watercool, which I wager many people will do.
Originally Posted by yahooadamprobably a small fraction TBH, watercooling is still very pricey
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