^^ the one question that keeps popping up is, how many sales do they gain by including legacy connections? they probably figure a good nuymber of people are still upgrading their 3-5 year old system and want to keep the dvd and hard drives, but still.
also,i find the usual blue pcb better looking, but thats just a personal thingie
I don't like the looks of the expansion slot layout...
For one, the x1 at the top will be blocked by the heat sink (unlike my lower-end 770 Giga which has half the heat sink cut out to prevent this).
From the looks of the shot at 6:43, two of the four physically x16 PCI-E slots are electrically x8; the first and third down from the "NB" heat sink are full x16, which may mean a video card starved for air if you run dual cards with the x16 electrical slots.
Did I miss something or is there no IDE connector to speak of? I may have to replace my IDE DVD-RAM drive :haha:
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