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    Lightbulb ECS X79R-AX Stealth Motherboard Pictured

    ECS X79R-AX Stealth Motherboard Pictured

    ECS is working on the X79R-AX Stealth, a high-end socket LGA2011 motherboard that borrows a design concept from ASUS TUF Sabertooth series, on which the jury is still out - a shroud covering most of the non-critical areas of the motherboard, which ASUS refers to as "Thermal Armor." The X79R-AX Stealth uses a similar shroud, except it isn't as perforated on the surface, and instead uses vents along its edges for ventilation and connections.




    The shroud appears to borrow its design from some of the earliest 5th generation (stealth) fighter aircraft, such as the F-117 Nighthawk. Only key components such as the CPU socket, expansion/memory slots, and power connectors protrude from cutouts in the shroud, most other connections such as on-board headers appear to be arranged perpendicularly, and open out along the edges of the board. Most other features of the board appear to be consistent with that of the X79R-AX Black Series. According to ECS, the board should be out very soon.

    Source - http://to.ly/eYU1

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    More like a Sabertooth ripoff, I'm not sure Asus is going to like that. xD

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    I really dislike it. It covers up all the beautiful parts of a motherboard. I guess its all about personal taste.

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    BTW internal part of mobo all it is without cover.


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    Quote Originally Posted by dipanzan View Post
    More like a Sabertooth ripoff, I'm not sure Asus is going to like that. xD
    ^that

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    Quote Originally Posted by wolf View Post
    I really dislike it. It covers up all the beautiful parts of a motherboard. I guess its all about personal taste.
    I agree but this design will be accumulate less dust I guess.

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    ECS X79R-AX Stealth sh1tugly Motherboard Pictured
    The abuse of greatness is when it disjoins remorse from power.
    Please do not PM me for support. You will NOT get a reply. Post in the relevant forum section.

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    not liking the look!

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    Looks like sh1t, and probably performs like sh1t.

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    another desperate MB maker.

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    I don't know much but you people are sure cynical about this, the cover is just ¤¤¤¤ over a good thing.

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    How exactly is it a 'good thing'?

    The PCB, and all the components used look cheap as hell. The cover was added to fool gullible buyers into thinking it had stuff underneath, which most of them wouldn't check for themselves since most of the aforementioned would get wherever they buy from to do the assembly for them.

    See where I'm going with this? Cynicism is right for this one, sadly.

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    Its kinda obvious that ECS does make mobos look and constructed cheap, thats what ECS is. ECS cheapness is kinda their going.
    Last edited by Trave160; August 24th, 2012 at 16:22.

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    No, not really. This thing is their 'premium' offering. ECS is not about only cheap stuff, it's only the cheap stuff BD importers import.

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