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I was just quickly wondering if anyone here has a picture of their rig with an SLI set up and maybe a sound card in the bottom pci slot? Is it possible to cram all that onto this mobo?
    
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Is it advisable to stay away from the latest version of the BIOS for my board? I am on the latest version but do I need to downgrade to the initial release?
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Hey chaps, I have the chance to swap my ASUS P8Z77-m pro mobo for the MAXIMUS IV gene-Z (not gen3), would this be considered an upgrade?
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Originally Posted by golfergolfer View Post

I was just quickly wondering if anyone here has a picture of their rig with an SLI set up and maybe a sound card in the bottom pci slot? Is it possible to cram all that onto this mobo?

 

Only if  a.) you have SINGLE SLOT GPU's ... water cooled maybe ? ... or b.) use a flexible PCI-e extender cable

   
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kevindd992002, if you don't see any new bugs in the latest version, you don't have to downgrade. If it works - let it work.
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Anyone know where acpi 2.0 is in the bios? Can't seem to find it.
    
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kevindd992002, if you don't see any new bugs in the latest version, you don't have to downgrade. If it works - let it work.

Yeah but I'm reading that the initial release is better than the latest version in terms of overclocking. Is this information accurate?
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Any Gene-Z (non-Gen3) owner here who's rocking a Sandy or Ivy Xeon in your rig?
Looking at the E3-1230V2 and so tempted to get one. Don't really give a damn about overclocking and don't need iGPU so it would be freaking perfect. Pretty much an i7 with the price of an i5 biggrin.gif
Most Asrock boards have listed the E3-12xx's/E3-12xxV2's as supported but didn't see many Asus boards having it listed. So it's a bit of a gamble but if it doesn't work I'll buy some other board and move my GZ to my HTPC.

Anyone?
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If it's NOT on the CPU Support List  then I would think your answer is NO it's NOT Supported by the Gene-Z board.  thinking.gif

 

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Originally Posted by lagittaja View Post

Any Gene-Z (non-Gen3) owner here who's rocking a Sandy or Ivy Xeon in your rig?
Looking at the E3-1230V2 and so tempted to get one. Don't really give a damn about overclocking and don't need iGPU so it would be freaking perfect. Pretty much an i7 with the price of an i5 biggrin.gif
Most Asrock boards have listed the E3-12xx's/E3-12xxV2's as supported but didn't see many Asus boards having it listed. So it's a bit of a gamble but if it doesn't work I'll buy some other board and move my GZ to my HTPC.

Edited by LA_Kings_Fan - 10/28/12 at 3:07pm
   
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Of course I'm so dumb that I haven't checked the CPU support list, I would not have even thought about it if you hadn't mentioned it.. doh.gif
That's why I'm asking here if anyone has had any success running a Xeon on a Gene-z since IT'S NOT ON THE SUPPORTED LIST.
Asus being a prick and limiting our choice of CPU's..
Though I cancelled the order few minutes ago, gotta give it a thought on what to buy since I'd rather get a chip that I can just drop in and be done with it..
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