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Old October 19, 2011, 08:58 PM
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Next all of their capacitors will look like bullets....
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Old October 19, 2011, 08:59 PM
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Gigabyte has some very nice X79 boards. Though, I thought that the (edit) 1366 G1 was tacky, now Gigabyte's G1 A2 designed takes the cake. This mobo was obviously targeted for the "more money than brains" market segment. Personally, I would rather take a board with an engineering sample/OEM PCB, then this creation, I guess I am getting old for this tacky stuff. Some kids out there are probably drooling over this thing.

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Old October 19, 2011, 10:47 PM
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4 dimms? Where do you see that
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That's empty PCB space on the far left side
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Old October 19, 2011, 11:29 PM
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GB finally gets rid of the rainbow bright scheme and move to this?

So far really unimpressed with the sneaks of any X79 boards (although I haven't been hawk-eyeing). Too few Sata ports, 4 dimms, stupid heatsinks no USB 3 on chipset, makes me want to pass more than I should.
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That board makes me feel like hurling homophobic epithets. And I don't like that. Bad board!
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Probably wasnt the real board, hence no full photo. Im betting the final has 8 dimms.
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Next all of their capacitors will look like bullets....
Please....PLEASE, don't give them any ideas.
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Probably wasnt the real board, hence no full photo. Im betting the final has 8 dimms.
Well even the older shots with a different heatsink design only have 4 DIMMs. Seems only the UD5 will have 8 DIMMs.

Not a huge deal I guess, 16GB is plenty, and possibly 32GB in the near future when 8GB DIMMs start appearing.

My main question is, has Gigabyte finally adopted a full UEFI BIOS or are they still sticking to their hybrid-version instead? Seems ASUS is the only one who's really pushing UEFI and actively developing and improving upon it.
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Only UD5? WTF, why?
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Only UD5? WTF, why?
You have more behind-the-scenes access than I do, so you'd have more luck finding the actual details

I'm just going by all the stuff that has been leaked thus far...
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