But, But Honey! I NEED One of Those!

Found at Bill Quick’s.

Really, all of you fellow ‘puter geek LCs, tell us that this doesn’t look like a prime candidate to put in your next DYI PC:

Yes, we know that it ain’t ASUS, but GigaByte makes pretty good MoBos too and, besides, it’s just another project.

We feel a strange tingling just thinking about accessorizing the box we could build around it.

Thatisall.

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Erbo
Erbo

Don’t knock Gigabyte motherboards; my fiancee’s desktop system uses one, and it works perfectly well. Not a mobo like this one, but it does the job.

This one looks like the flagship of a complete line of Intel-CPU gaming motherboards. Details here.

Erbo
Erbo

Emperor Misha I says: Trust me, I wasn’t knocking them. I’ve built several boxes around Gigabyte boards and they’ve all been perfectly reliable. I would never doubt your word, Imperial Majesty. I selected a Gigabyte board for my fiancee’s most recent machine because her previous motherboard (in a machine assembled by her father) was also a Gigabyte, and she felt… Read more »

LC Draco
LC Draco

The first box I built I used an ASUS board. However, since I have switched to Mac, I am not building boxes anymore. :em05:

LC Xealot
LC Xealot

Put in ASUS board in my last build. But I’ve used Gigabyte boards before, too. Good stuff, and cheaper.

Darth Venomous
Darth Venomous

However, since I have switched to Mac, I am not building boxes anymore.

Sorta like a trappist monk devotes himself to abstaining from sex. Ayup… :em07:

LC PrimEviL
LC PrimEviL

Goddammit, now I want one too. (*Checks wallet….Arrrghghghgh!!*)
Bend over, Majesty, while I go get my iron boot.
I’m gonna kick you in the ass just for showing me that thing. :em08:

LC PrimEviL
LC PrimEviL
FrankOK
FrankOK

What manner of box would let one display this motherboard?

VonZorch Imperial Researcher
VonZorch Imperial Researcher

FrankOK @ #:9
One made of something like Plexiglass.
That is one sweet looking mobo, but I just spent all my spare cash on a new Saiga, and have to save up some to pimp it out. :em01:

LC SecondMouse
LC SecondMouse

Ha! Puter porn.

That thing actually looks like it has a few AR 15 parts in it.

Want.

Von Zorch – picking up my new Saiga today!

FrankOK
FrankOK

Checked a little further – I do wish it were available for an AMD CPU instead of a damned Intel.