Core i7 965 Extreme was $999 at Micro Center
Patriot memory was $270 at Micro Center.
EVGA X58 SLI was $339 at EVGA.com
EVGA GTX 280 was $649 on June 17th launch day..
At least the box is signed by k|ngp|n. *update 1
WOW NO WAY!
I didn't even have to reformat, and I'm in RAID0! :wowzers
I am already thoroughly impressed with this motherboard.
But I'm going to reformat it anyways...just need to pull a few files off the drives first.
This is where I was:
It's weird how the Core i7 CPUs have to be inserted backwards:
This is where I am now. I'm using stock cooling for the next week or so until my Thermalright TRUE Copper arrives.
Next up (if all goes well) - Benchmarks and Crysis performance.