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#1 Nemo

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 03:23 AM

OCC reviewer ccokeman has another Z77 chipset motherboard on the test bench. Join him as he examines the ECS Z77H2-AX Golden Edition - http://www.overclock...z77h2ax_golden/

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 03:43 AM

I hate to say it, but this board is a little bit like buying a Ford GT. It has all the makes of a supercar (or motherboard in this case), it has all of the furnishings, and even pretty much the performance... but at the end of the day it's STILL a Ford, not a Ferrari. That's kind of how I'm looking at this board, unfortunately. At the end of the day, it's STILL an ECS board.

That said, I do the same thing with my ASRock board, so I can't really complain. :P

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 06:11 AM

Ugly...

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 06:14 AM

All my ECS boards I've used, couldn't overclock great, but were solid boards.

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 07:59 AM

I love the ECS board in my home theater but it doesn't clock for crap. :lol:

This one...with the gold...I just think it's hideous. :lol:

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:34 AM

Am I the only one that likes the gold?
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Posted 14 May 2012 - 08:34 AM

Am I the only one that likes the gold?

If it was real gold...

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 10:06 AM

I actually don't mind the look.

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 10:08 AM

Wow, I like bling but that is way too much bling for me :)

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 10:47 AM

Good review but would have been nice to see it compared to a asus or gigabyte board.:mellow:


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Posted 14 May 2012 - 10:52 AM

Good review but would have been nice to see it compared to a asus or gigabyte board.:mellow:

Come now, you don't want ECS looking bad, now do you? :D

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Posted 14 May 2012 - 11:13 AM

Hey if they want to charge higher bucks they should be able to compete with the big boys on more than just an overly pimped out look.:biggrin:


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