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Old 02-28-07, 04:51 PM   #13
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Default Re: New Gigabyte 680i mobo review

Tiki to the rescue!

P.S. Holy shnikey!!! that price is outragous!! Asus Striker Extreme FTMFW!!!
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Old 02-28-07, 04:58 PM   #14
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I was going to get this board but that back plate looks like a pain in the back side.
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$370....WTH??? Motherboards are getting so expensive......I'm definitely ordering the evga board $209 after rebate on newegg.
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Old 02-28-07, 07:59 PM   #16
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10x SATA, 4x GigE, egads...

MSI's board looks interesting as well. It has 4x x16 slots, integrated X-Fi, etc.
Where did you see info on the MSI board? It sounds interesting.
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Default Re: New Gigabyte 680i mobo review

Maybe he means this:
http://www.hardware.info/en-US/news/...h_onboard_Xfi/
http://www.msi.com.tw/program/newsre...ge.php?UID=503
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SI P6N Diamond motherboard, the new generation standard creator!

To continue with the MSI Diamond tradition, the P6N Diamond is the latest standard for the enthusiast level. It supports FSB1333 and up to DDR2 1000 special memory module, FB2000 for overclocking and DDR2 1200 or higher with better CPU and memory modules. The especially built-in 4 PCI-E x16 slot design with x8 or x16 bandwidth is great for gamers. The Quad SLI and other special cards for upgrade are by far the best design for this great 680i chipset specification.

Aside from the giving the best 3D gaming visual experience, MSI also focus on audio quality with every generation of its Diamond Class products. This time, MSI brings all gamers to a whole new generation of gaming platform.

The Creative Sound Blaster X-Fi Xtreme Audio which is the best hardware 7.1 surround audio for all motherboards, gives users great audio experience on BlueRay DVD video and extreme 3D gaming. It's currently the best solution for home theater and for extreme gaming purposes. Besides the great performance and spec, MSI includes the eSATA solution with power on instant backup technology that enables end users to backup their system drive easily and give them more data protection! The P6N Diamond is totally prepared for great gamers, family server or workstation and home media center. Experience the best 3D gaming and surround audio quality only with P6N Diamond ! Coming soon!
but it seems the Diamond version isn't out yet!
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