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2018/05/17 08:41:07 (permalink)
Hi All
 
Shopping for a new board and decided on the x299 Dark.
I read up reviews and was pretty pleased with the prospect of the potential in this board. The mobo was out of stock on Amazon uk so I thought I would order direct from the good folk at Evga. Looking on the Evga shop I noticed the x299 Dark no longer has the dual fan cooling solution on the vrms and I wondered why the revision, was there a problem or any difference between this new x299 Dark and the dual fan cooling edition?
 
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 08:49:30 (permalink)
    I do have the dual Fans on the vrms without any issue!! Now the question is why EVGA have decided to remove it? or it's just an error? Then if it's not an error, big Question is why EVGA installed that one in the first place?

    MOBO :EVGA X299 DARK 151-SX-E299-KR LGA 2066 CPU : Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X 10-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2066 LCR :Corsair Hydro Series H80i V2 GPU :SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64 DirectX 12 100410NT+SR MEMORY: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum SE 32GB (4 x 8GB) CMD32GX4M4C3200C14T SSD 01: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MZ-V7P512BW SSD 02: SAMSUNG 850 PRO 256GBX2 Raid 0 PSU : Corsair AX1200I 1200 Watts CASE :Thermaltake (Armor+) VH6000SWA SC :Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 7.1 Channels Monitor  Acer XR382CQK  IPS 3840x1600 @ 75HZ BD Sansung
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 08:54:09 (permalink)
    Thanks for your input PINKTULIP !
    Yes I am very curious myself, it certainly will not put me off buying the board but would like to know about the update.
     
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:00:25 (permalink)
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    Thanks for your input PINKTULIP !
    Yes I am very curious myself, it certainly will not put me off buying the board but would like to know about the update.
     


    vrms Colling still there...…..
    https://www.evga.com/products/product.aspx?pn=151-SX-E299-KR

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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:01:31 (permalink)

    post edited by PINKTULIP - 2018/05/17 09:48:24

    MOBO :EVGA X299 DARK 151-SX-E299-KR LGA 2066 CPU : Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X 10-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2066 LCR :Corsair Hydro Series H80i V2 GPU :SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64 DirectX 12 100410NT+SR MEMORY: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum SE 32GB (4 x 8GB) CMD32GX4M4C3200C14T SSD 01: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MZ-V7P512BW SSD 02: SAMSUNG 850 PRO 256GBX2 Raid 0 PSU : Corsair AX1200I 1200 Watts CASE :Thermaltake (Armor+) VH6000SWA SC :Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 7.1 Channels Monitor  Acer XR382CQK  IPS 3840x1600 @ 75HZ BD Sansung
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:18:05 (permalink)
    Thanks for that PINKTULIP
     
    I am in the uk and this is what I see on the European side, although I suppose I could order from the u.s.a but customs would get me !
    https://eu.evga.com/articles/01114/evga-x299-series-motherboards/
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:33:37 (permalink)
    The link I posted above shows a different cooling solution on the landing page but when you go to the actual product page it is indeed the same as the u.s. x299 Dark
     
    Thank you to the kind person who pointed that out to me via pvt message much appreciated!!
    Still it begs the question what is this pic of the x299 doing sporting a different cooler?
    https://eu.evga.com/articles/01114/evga-x299-series-motherboards/
     
    Curious
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:38:18 (permalink)


    MOBO :EVGA X299 DARK 151-SX-E299-KR LGA 2066 CPU : Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X 10-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2066 LCR :Corsair Hydro Series H80i V2 GPU :SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64 DirectX 12 100410NT+SR MEMORY: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum SE 32GB (4 x 8GB) CMD32GX4M4C3200C14T SSD 01: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MZ-V7P512BW SSD 02: SAMSUNG 850 PRO 256GBX2 Raid 0 PSU : Corsair AX1200I 1200 Watts CASE :Thermaltake (Armor+) VH6000SWA SC :Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 7.1 Channels Monitor  Acer XR382CQK  IPS 3840x1600 @ 75HZ BD Sansung
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:40:29 (permalink)
    Thank you PINKTULIP !
     
    Your much to quick for me I was just trying to figure out how to post the pic …. being a noob and all
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:41:48 (permalink)
    So it appeared to be dual Fan facing backward instead of facing up!!! It actually looks better and makes more sense in term cooling, also Pcie slots colors are all black!!!
    post edited by PINKTULIP - 2018/05/17 09:44:38

    MOBO :EVGA X299 DARK 151-SX-E299-KR LGA 2066 CPU : Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X 10-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2066 LCR :Corsair Hydro Series H80i V2 GPU :SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64 DirectX 12 100410NT+SR MEMORY: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum SE 32GB (4 x 8GB) CMD32GX4M4C3200C14T SSD 01: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MZ-V7P512BW SSD 02: SAMSUNG 850 PRO 256GBX2 Raid 0 PSU : Corsair AX1200I 1200 Watts CASE :Thermaltake (Armor+) VH6000SWA SC :Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 7.1 Channels Monitor  Acer XR382CQK  IPS 3840x1600 @ 75HZ BD Sansung
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:45:29 (permalink)
    QuidCraft
    Thank you PINKTULIP !
     
    Your much to quick for me I was just trying to figure out how to post the pic …. being a noob and all


    NP good finding...……...

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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:46:30 (permalink)
    I apologize for the confusion. The initial article used a pre-production heatsink setup, and this was changed to the version you see today after concerns regarding VRM temperatures on other motherboards were raised. One thing to note: The article version of the heatsink DID NOT have any fans. 
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:51:42 (permalink)
    Yeah PINKTULIP ! how about those black pcie slots
     
    Thank you BrandonS for that explanation much appreciated sir!
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:52:16 (permalink)
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    I apologize for the confusion. The initial article used a pre-production heatsink setup, and this was changed to the version you see today after concerns regarding VRM temperatures on other motherboards were raised. One thing to note: The article version of the heatsink DID NOT have any fans. 


    What???????? BUT I LIKE PRE-PRODUCTION DESIGN WAY BETTER THAN ORIGINAL ONE...……………...

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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 09:56:14 (permalink)


    MOBO :EVGA X299 DARK 151-SX-E299-KR LGA 2066 CPU : Intel Core i9-7900X Skylake-X 10-Core 3.3 GHz LGA 2066 LCR :Corsair Hydro Series H80i V2 GPU :SAPPHIRE Radeon RX Vega 64 DirectX 12 100410NT+SR MEMORY: CORSAIR Dominator Platinum SE 32GB (4 x 8GB) CMD32GX4M4C3200C14T SSD 01: SAMSUNG 970 PRO M.2 512GB NVMe PCI-Express 3.0 x4 MZ-V7P512BW SSD 02: SAMSUNG 850 PRO 256GBX2 Raid 0 PSU : Corsair AX1200I 1200 Watts CASE :Thermaltake (Armor+) VH6000SWA SC :Creative Sound BlasterX AE-5 7.1 Channels Monitor  Acer XR382CQK  IPS 3840x1600 @ 75HZ BD Sansung
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 10:00:40 (permalink)
    Placed my order looking forward to this now!
    Not to worry PINKTULIP am sure you could find a way to mask the slots that are not in use
     
    Still that pre production …. ok its now a desktop screensaver.
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 10:06:19 (permalink)
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    Placed my order looking forward to this now!
    Not to worry PINKTULIP am sure you could find a way to mask the slots that are not in use
     
    Still that pre production …. ok its now a desktop screensaver.


    Yes very funny indeed!!! This is the best Motherboard EVGA ever made and best X299 Motherboard out of all other Manufactures Boards except EVGA needs to improve BIOS UI and No I am not an EVGA Fanboy...…. 

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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 10:12:00 (permalink)
    Did not intend to tick you off PINKTULIP just trying to make light of it, if its any consolation I was liking the pre production model too
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 10:26:29 (permalink)
    At first glance it looked like the early production engineers board, memory slots we're closer to the CPU socket and normal PCIe slots not the heavy duty metal reinforced ones that are on the current boards. Besides having the early heat sink sans fans and heat pipes
    post edited by GGTV-Jon - 2018/05/17 20:46:28
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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/17 11:01:21 (permalink)
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    I apologize for the confusion. The initial article used a pre-production heatsink setup, and this was changed to the version you see today after concerns regarding VRM temperatures on other motherboards were raised. One thing to note: The article version of the heatsink DID NOT have any fans. 


    Thanks EVGATech_BrandonS, for the explanation of the different pictures

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    Re: Evga x299 Dark Revision? 2018/05/18 16:51:36 (permalink)
    Below VRM Heatsink is beautifull small mask for heatsink and look amazing.
    Definitely EVGA X299 Dark need CPU full transparent with White LED for better visibility of hardwares arround.
    EKWB Supremacy EVO RGB or X99 EVO Nickel.
     
    New EKWB Edge series not fit so nice on X299 Dark. 
    Better is classic EVO.


     
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