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Old 01-15-2013, 10:01 AM   #1
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Default New Asrock Extreme 6 motherboard! Now with dual thunderbolt

Asrock continues to compete with the big boys at a very good price. An OC friendly, high performing z77 mobo with dual TB ports for $175!

http://www.asrock.com/MB/overview.as...20Extreme6/TB4

http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813157344
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Old 01-15-2013, 10:24 AM   #2
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Nice board. Too bad about the ugly GOLD capacitors. Hopefully they won't carry that over the next gen Intel chipsets.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:06 AM   #3
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Nice board. Too bad about the ugly GOLD capacitors. Hopefully they won't carry that over the next gen Intel chipsets.
It's not up to Asrock what color they are. Gold denotes that they are premium caps. It's the manufacturer's way of differentiating their product.
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Old 01-15-2013, 11:21 AM   #4
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It's not up to Asrock what color they are. Gold denotes that they are premium caps. It's the manufacturer's way of differentiating their product.
Sure it is, they are the designers of the motherboard. Either way, in my eyes it's ugly but others may think it's cool looking....?


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Old 01-16-2013, 07:49 PM   #5
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I've got the p67 extreme 6, and I love the color scheme. Granted I only see it when I open the PC up for upgrades ETC, but I plan on having it at least another 2 years or so, its a rock stable beautifully set-up board!
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I have been impressed with the value that a lot of ASRock boards are giving today. I would like to use a couple in some builds.
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I have been impressed with the value that a lot of ASRock boards are giving today. I would like to use a couple in some builds.
You should get one for your FX 8350 build...?
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It looks like Asrock removed the internal floppy connector on this version of the Extreme 6. I scratched my head when the original x6 came out and saw that...who the hell uses floppy drives these days!?
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Old 01-19-2013, 07:41 AM   #9
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Well that sucks, I bought this awhile back ASUS P8Z77-V PRO/THUNDERBOLT but I wanted dual thunderbolt Now i have 1 that I can daisy-chain to like 6 other devices, that's ok I suppose but still makes me sad.
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