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SKYMTL February 18, 2011 07:41 PM

Gigabyte Officially Details New OC Orange Motherboard
 
We finally get some shots of Gigabyte's upcoming overclocker-oriented board, and it's an X58. Some of you may remember that during CES Gigabyte first showed their G1 series of X58 boards and teased with a quick image of a products called "OC Orange". There was a fleeting glimpse of a stunning black and orange board which was supposed to be dedicated...

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JD February 18, 2011 07:45 PM

Definitely looks swanky though seems a bit late to be releasing X58 boards...

Interesting slot layout though. I guess they figured since most GPUs are dual-slot, why bother putting slots below the x16 PCIE?

_dangtx_ February 18, 2011 08:27 PM

man i miss those looks. dam good!

i see the nv and amd certifications on the pcb there.

but but...x58? meh...2011 will be upon us soon.

lowfat February 18, 2011 09:25 PM

This board makes me angry.

It isn't dedicated to overclockers. It is dedicated to benchers. Just look at the pathetic amount of I/O ports on the back of the board. A keyboard, mouse, and your network cable and you are pretty much using everything available. Yet they add a whole bunch oif SATA ports.

http://smiliesftw.com/x/yzq0fi3k6gzeae4tlh5j.gif

martin_metal_88 February 18, 2011 09:52 PM

Board is looking nice, very nice. But I agree with lowfat they should cut this heatsink a bit and add some port at the back of the board.

mikellini February 18, 2011 10:59 PM

It looks very similar to my P6T Deluxe...

Supergrover February 18, 2011 11:04 PM

I personally love black PCB's ( I wish they did White more) but the orange not so much. And I agree some more rear I/O would be nice.

chubaka February 18, 2011 11:14 PM

i second that motion, we need at least one black and white themed board. I dont think there is one yet

Supergrover February 18, 2011 11:50 PM

Quote:

Originally Posted by chubaka (Post 487544)
i second that motion, we need at least one black and white themed board. I dont think there is one yet

I know sapphire did a white and red PCB awhile ago but yeah a Black on white mobo and gfx would look sweet.

Of course then you would have to do a black and white loop......Mmmmm

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Edit:

I thought it was a newer chipset but I guess not.

I run a almost black PCB, very very dark brown it is close to black but not quite the richness of true Black.

Supergrover's Site

SugarJ February 19, 2011 08:13 AM

Perfect. I've been planning out an orange and black themed build for months. This board just made the top of my wish list.


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