Originally Posted by fitseries3
and floppy too!
intel needs to look at other board makers boards and get some design cues. intel boards are black but thats about the only good thing. everything else is just odd.
IMO, everything is layed out much more sensibly than with standard motherboards.
The SATA ports wont be covered by a large graphics card, the RAM slots are positioned in an easily accessible place (having to squeeze between the power cable and disk drive bays is annoying), the NB is in an OK spot (nothing like a big hot NB right next to your graphics card to raise temps...) and everything fits together nicely.
I'm not too exited about Nehalem though, because I dont have money or time to buy and set up a Nehalem system; a Laptop Nehalem would be interesting though...
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