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News XPower X58: a new extreme for MSI?

Discussion in 'Article Discussion' started by CardJoe, 2 Feb 2010.

  1. CardJoe

    CardJoe Freelance Journalist

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  2. Singularity

    Singularity ******* Operator from Hell

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    Wow that looks nice, really hope it'll perform, too :)

    Also, REALLY hope they finally make a bios flashing utility that doesn't brick the boards >.<
     
  3. Andersen1337

    Andersen1337 New Member

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    Looks really nice, glad they finally figured out that there SHOULD be a pci-e x4/x1 above the pci-e x16-slots, for a dedicated soundcard.
     
  4. yuusou

    yuusou Well-Known Member

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    Does look very nice init...
     
  5. V3ctor

    V3ctor Tech addict...

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    Pr0n for my eyes...
     
  6. mi1ez

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    Another one for our folding team!
     
  7. Flibblebot

    Flibblebot Smile with me

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    Does it come with its own power station? ;)
     
  8. PureSilver

    PureSilver E-tailer Tailor

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    Something to finally knock the P6TD off it's perch? I'm looking forward to it...
     
  9. Jipa

    Jipa Avoiding the "I guess.." since 2004

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    Impressive - a motherboard with more PCI-e-connectors than fan headers.

    Pretty irrelevant launch, it's just the engineers fapping to see which brand gets the most world records..
     
  10. Cupboard

    Cupboard I'm not a modder.

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    That does look nice, and I really love the colour scheme.

    But two 8 pin EPS power connectors? Who's PSU has that?
     
  11. Aracos

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    My Seasonic X-750 ^_^
     
  12. andrew8200m

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    My sst-st1200 does too :D

    andy
     
  13. Icy EyeG

    Icy EyeG Controlled by Eyebrow Powers™

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    So, does it use a PCI Express Bridge? NF200? :eyebrow:

    They are also taking ideas from Asus as well, as the RAM sockets don't have clamps on the PEG slots side (Q-dimm design, right?). :lol:
     
  14. Evildead666

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    +1 for that, and i'll also welcome the day we have nothing but x16 slots like the good old PCI days, choice of where to place the cards, graphics or other....;)
     
  15. kenco_uk

    kenco_uk I unsuccessfully then tried again

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    Sha-winng. My word, that's a lot of phases.
     
  16. knuck

    knuck Hate your face

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    it's quite secksay but there are just so many Xs in the name ... Do they still think people go crazy over products with Xs in the name because it's so "EXTREMEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEEE" (thinking about the retards in the first Harold and Kumar :D)
     
  17. Farfalho

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    Looks sweet.

    Wonder about that blue connector right next to the SATA connectors?!

    Btw, I have this kind of noobish doubt. Can I plug a pci-e x1 card in a pci-e x16? Like an agp x4 or x2 card in an agp x8 slot
     
  18. rjkoneill

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    WOW an extreme overclockign board with no mosfet coolers and no heatpipes

    good work MSI

    seriously though - aesthetically this board looks fantastic, but the overall package is not really there yet, msi have this nasty font they insist on using on all their boards, why?
    it just makes the board look daft. a better solution would be to have a nice heatpipe array covering the mosfets/X58/ICH10
    that way the board would look more intimidating and less like a budget OEM classified ripoff
     
  19. SlowMotionSuicide

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  20. 500mph

    500mph The Right man in the Wrong place

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    Looks like a contact section if you want to monitor voltages with a multi meter.

    Also, my Termaltake Toughpower has 2 8pins Cupboard.

    Thats an impressive board.
     
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