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Does anybody have an opinion on how the onboard x-fi compares to a real x-fi card?
Not sure about X-Fi 2, which the Maximus IV GENE-Z comes with, but I have had a few X-Fi onboards before (Crosshair IV Formula, Maximus III GENE), and I can say that they are both very similar.

The onboard X-Fi uses a Realtek chipset, and software for the X-Fi technology. You're not using an X-Fi chip. But the sound quality is similar, however I have noticed my card being louder than onboard. Which may be desireable for some.

If you have an X-Fi card, I can feel comfortable in saying that if you sell your card, you will notice very very little, to no quality differences.
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Well just looked at newegg.ca, and the maximus III gene is plain gone. Hopefully they are making room for something...

Haven't found any retailers in Canada yet though.
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Well just looked at newegg.ca, and the maximus III gene is plain gone. Hopefully they are making room for something...
Well CRAP ! I contacted NewEgg CustomerService and got this canned reply ...
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Thank you for holding. It seems that we do not carry this item currently. If you are unable to locate a particular item on our website, and would like to submit a product suggestion to us directly, please click on the link http://secure.newegg.com/FeedBack/ShallWeCarry.aspx. Our standards of excellence allow Newegg the ability to provide cutting-edge products at bargain prices. We are experts on delivering the best the world has to offer so we always welcome your ideas.
... and seeing the ads/specials running on the NewEgg banners, it makes me think they have some deal with Gigabyte in place at the moment, and until that runs out they won't post/carry the Asus board ???

Time to complain, or just order from SuperBiz maybe ??? No luck w/ Fry's or TigerDirect either ... this BLOWS !
   
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Son-of-a-***** I talked w/ NewEgg an HOUR AGO, and they gave me the above run-around ... *** !!! why didn't they just say they got it in and are listing it now ... stupid mother F'ers I'm almosted tempted NOT to buy it from them but of course I most likely will. Grrrrrrrrrrr ...

I wonder though, in my post to them requesting that they carry it ... I linked them to THIS thread showing them how many of us wanted to buy this board, and less than an hour later they have it for sale ???? Hmmmm


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Well just looked at newegg.ca, and the maximus III gene is plain gone.
Still up on USA side ... http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...2E16813131599R ... but it's now discounted $70 OFF !!! LOL
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Dam i just bought a new board! I want this so bad. Might have to build a new pc just for this
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Nice! Now Memory Express better have it buy Monday if they want my business.
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Ordered. Sorry, NCIX. Too slow.


Thanks for the status update. Had you not pointed it out, I may not have found out for another half hour until I check again!!


EDIT: Also, could I please be added to the soon-to-be owners list?
Edited by RussellG - 6/30/11 at 6:25pm
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Figured as much, knew they'd post it the day after I ordered.

Thanks though, this made me notice that they finally posted the Corsair H80 at the same time
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Figured as much, knew they'd post it the day after I ordered.

Thanks though, this made me notice that they finally posted the Corsair H80 at the same time
Woah, they're selling it for $121? I thought Corsair said $109 for the H80 and $119 for the H100. That means the H100 is gonna be like $130+.
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