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Old October 29, 2010, 10:37 AM
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Default Gigabyte Debuts Trio of Sandy Bridge Ready Motherboards

GIGABYTE has posted three upcoming motherboards that all share one common trait; support for Intel's yet to be released Sandy-Bridge processors.Based on the P67/H67 chipset, the three boards will begin the companies mid-range offerings when the new processors are released sometime in the new year.All of the boards are based on the LGA1155 socket, ... [ Read full article ]
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Old October 29, 2010, 10:38 AM
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Man that black PCB is sharp. That was the one thing I always really liked about EVGA's motherboards - and their style/design is a bit better, but now I have another (likely more stable) option :D
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Old October 29, 2010, 10:45 AM
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Hrmmmm... no pci slots at all on one of them.... somebody remind me.... can a standard PCI card be run in a PCIe slot? (I don't believe so).

As much as I'd like to say differently, add-on card manufacturers for things like tv cards and/or sound cards haven't exactly been beating down the doors in an attempt to migrate their offerings over to PCIe from PCI.
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Old October 29, 2010, 10:52 AM
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The black PCB looks fantastic but Gigabyte really needs to work on their expansion slot layout. And no PCI will not fit in PCIe.
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not sure about the black color. i dont like giga for the nice blue and white, but still
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I like the black one as well. They didn't go with barf green at least
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GIGABYTE has posted three upcoming motherboards that all share one common trait; support for Intel's yet to be released Sandy-Bridge processors. Based on the P67/H67 chipset, the three boards will begin the companies mid-range offerings when the new processors are released sometime in the new year. All of the boards are based on the LGA1156 socket... [ Read full article ]
how's that? typo?
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Old October 29, 2010, 12:09 PM
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how's that? typo?
whoops! Thanks - Need to get use to the fact that Intel is looking forward to having 5 unique sockets available concurrently.....
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is it just me or there will be a few 'oops, i bought 1155 mobo/cpu and 1156 cpu/mobo but then i tried to use force to make them work together and and..sob..' ? :)
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is it just me or there will be a few 'oops, i bought 1155 mobo/cpu and 1156 cpu/mobo but then i tried to use force to make them work together and and..sob..' ? :)
I think it already happens frequently with 1366 and 1156 -- especially i7's.
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