THIS! NZXT Gets It Right Asthetically! All White Enclusure for its MB.

M76

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They make motherboards now? God save us all.
 

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My point was that if you can have a modular cover that goes on a MB like this, why aren't 3rd aprties doing it? I'd bet you will see this in the future, you know. It started with Black and Blue PCBs (instead of that sterile green), then "sleeved" cables. Then we got some static LED fans. Then a couple of orescent lights (Do you remember those?) you could stick to the inside of your case with colored plastic sleeves on them. Now we have full unicorn vomit.

Aesthetically speaking, I'd like tosee more white PCBs and other components on the MB, like heat sinks and heat sink covers, come in white. There is an MSI Titanium board out there that comes in a white/clay looking color that looks beautiful. Now that's a beautiful board! I wish I could get it in mITX, damnit. They could go further and produce the ATX and otehr black connectors white also. Dim slots are already white, so why not? I really wanted this board for my new build, but the case I am using will better fit the mITX.
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Manufactured by ECS.
In fairness, with modern CPU boosting algorithms, as long as the board can handle the power draw it won't make a big difference. This isn't the ECS of the s478 or Socket A days.
 

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In fairness, with modern CPU boosting algorithms, as long as the board can handle the power draw it won't make a big difference. This isn't the ECS of the s478 or Socket A days.
ECS made a couple really good boards. I had two socket a ECS boards that were 10/10.
 

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ECS made a couple really good boards. I had two socket a ECS boards that were 10/10.
They also made LOTS of really bad boards around the same time. I've used ECS and they work fine (for the most part). The margins are usually so tight on motherboards and ECS had a tendency to cheap out when they could. Long term support being another area. I've had Asus boards with bios updates years after release. I've had ECS boards with zero additional bios updates after the initial release.

My point was that I wouldn't dismiss the NZXT board out of hand just because it was made by ECS as ECS CAN make good boards when they want to.
 

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My point was that if you can have a modular cover that goes on a MB like this, why aren't 3rd aprties doing it? \
As soon as I saw this board on the website, I had that exact same thought. I'm probably going to get an ASUS X570 Strix-E board later this year, and it would be nice to hide some of that typical circuit board stuff. I'm not into RGB lighting or anything like that. I have a Corsair 800D case, old but very good, where I traded the windowed side panel for a solid panel. So I would like some nice covers to hide the RGB on the Strix-E.

Aesthetically speaking, I'd like tosee more white PCBs and other components on the MB, like heat sinks and heat sink covers, come in white. There is an MSI Titanium board out there that comes in a white/clay looking color that looks beautiful. Now that's a beautiful board! I wish I could get it in mITX, damnit. They could go further and produce the ATX and otehr black connectors white also. Dim slots are already white, so why not? I really wanted this board for my new build, but the case I am using will better fit the mITX.
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As soon as I saw this board on the website, I had that exact same thought. I'm probably going to get an ASUS X570 Strix-E board later this year, and it would be nice to hide some of that typical circuit board stuff. I'm not into RGB lighting or anything like that. I have a Corsair 800D case, old but very good, where I traded the windowed side panel for a solid panel. So I would like some nice covers to hide the RGB on the Strix-E.


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Ahhhhh go with the lighting and see what you can come up with. Get a case with glass, not plastic. It doesn't have to be RGB vomit. Check this dude's build out in the case I am going to build in soon (As soon as Fucking Amazon gets its shit together and can keep the Seasonic power supply I want in stock more than 2 hours). I'm going to use the 140mm Noctua gray NON LED fans in this same case, use the board LEDs, the RAM LEDs and a strip light, and that's it. I'm going to use the Noctua white corner anti vibration silicon inserts on them.
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Dude below uses the Corsair Vomit fans, but I'm like you in that respect. I think these Noc fans will look really nice with the white silicon corner pieces in them, and some white LEDs illuminating the case.

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Ahhhhh go with the lighting and see what you can come up with. Get a case with glass, not plastic. It doesn't have to be RGB vomit. Check this dude's build out in the case I am going to build in soon (As soon as Fucking Amazon gets its shit together and can keep the Seasonic power supply I want in stock more than 2 hours). I'm going to use the 140mm Noctua gray NON LED fans in this same case, use the board LEDs, the RAM LEDs and a strip light, and that's it. I'm going to use the Noctua white corner anti vibration silicon inserts on them.
Hey, I like the idea of anti-viration silicon inserts. Do you have a link?

Dude below uses the Corsair Vomit fans, but I'm like you in that respect. I think these Noc fans will look really nice with the white silicon corner pieces in them, and some white LEDs illuminating the case.

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Aaagh!! I think I'm going to go blind. Gimme one of those filters that people use to view solar eclipses. Also, this dude is going to double his electrical bill just for all that lighting. :joyful:
 

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My point was that if you can have a modular cover that goes on a MB like this, why aren't 3rd aprties doing it? I'd bet you will see this in the future, you know. It started with Black and Blue PCBs (instead of that sterile green), then "sleeved" cables. Then we got some static LED fans. Then a couple of orescent lights (Do you remember those?) you could stick to the inside of your case with colored plastic sleeves on them. Now we have full unicorn vomit.

Aesthetically speaking, I'd like tosee more white PCBs and other components on the MB, like heat sinks and heat sink covers, come in white. There is an MSI Titanium board out there that comes in a white/clay looking color that looks beautiful. Now that's a beautiful board! I wish I could get it in mITX, damnit. They could go further and produce the ATX and otehr black connectors white also. Dim slots are already white, so why not? I really wanted this board for my new build, but the case I am using will better fit the mITX.
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It's not unheard of. Asus did something similar with their TUF line for a while, where they had a black plastic shroud. It was never clear to me what the point of it was other than looking nice, but it does look nice. I have one in my airborne lidar field rig.
 

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My point was that if you can have a modular cover that goes on a MB like this, why aren't 3rd aprties doing it?
Because they would be specific for one pcb version of one brand of one exact board. It doesn't worth to make the tooling to manufacture it it would shift so few units.
 
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