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    Default ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    Ivy Bridge is coming and the new Intel Z77 motherboards have arrived in heavy anticipation. ASRock has been on a roll as of late, engineering really great looking and performing motherboards so with no further ado, we introduce the Z77 Extreme 6 motherboard. Letís fire up the Z77 Extreme 6 and see what surprises ASRock has in store.

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    This is an awesome motherboard for you guys that are waiting for the Ivy Bridge chipset. I am buying one, and putting my 2700K in it until the chips for the Ivy Bridge are released, I am going to use an H-80 Corsair Cooler, and a Silverstone Midtower Case.

    Great review by the way Jim. Let me know how you fare if you put it in a case, I think you use a test bed dont you?

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    Good review Jim, ASRock did a great job with the Z77 Extreme6

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    nice review jim.

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    nice review jim
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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    Quote Originally Posted by alan1476 View Post
    This is an awesome motherboard for you guys that are waiting for the Ivy Bridge chipset. I am buying one, and putting my 2700K in it until the chips for the Ivy Bridge are released, I am going to use an H-80 Corsair Cooler, and a Silverstone Midtower Case.

    Great review by the way Jim. Let me know how you fare if you put it in a case, I think you use a test bed dont you?
    Test bench for reviews fellas. Alan, why put it in a case when ya have to pull it when your done?

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    Quote Originally Posted by Drdeath View Post
    Test bench for reviews fellas. Alan, why put it in a case when ya have to pull it when your done?
    I was going to get a Danger Den Torture Rack but I have to use up all the cases I have, I dont even like some of them. The only cases I really like are the Corsair Cases and this one mid tower from Silverstone. Amazon.com: SilverStone FT01B Aluminum ATX Mid Tower Uni-Body Computer Case - Retail (Black): Electronics This is the one I will use for the Z77 build.

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    That case is kind of UGLY, you should check out some of the new cases from BitFenix

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    I happen to like it, if everyone liked the same cases we wouldnt have a forum. But I will check out BitFennix just for you Stan. Thanks for the recommendation.

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    get a test bench. They are awesome for timkering around with. Sunbeam makes a decent one for about $90. That is what i use.


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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    Good review Jim. That board looks good to me. You only get PCI-E 3.0 with Gen-3 CPU's that are not out yet?

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    Default Re: ASRock Z77 Extreme 6

    Quote Originally Posted by realneil View Post
    Good review Jim. That board looks good to me. You only get PCI-E 3.0 with Gen-3 CPU's that are not out yet?
    As I understand. Ivybridge is released today or tommorrow. Not if full force but they will be more readily available near June. Intel held off due to OEM and retail overstocks on older gen processors.

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