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Asus P8P67 Deluxe B3 vs Asus Maximus IV Extreme

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Which one is better? Is it worth the extra 150 for maximus.
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Well,

I'd probably say no, if you're just gaming and overclocking then the P8P67 will do the job perfectly, if you're going sub zero cooling then yeah, the extra $$ is worth it.

But for a normal enthusiast, I don't really think you need it biggrin.gif

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As noted above, extreme cooling would be one reason to spend the extra money. Another would be using 3 or more GPUs.

The Deluxe runs at 8x8x4x with 3 GPUs max. The Extreme will do 8x8x8x8x with 4 GPUs max.

Mind you, if you plan more than 2 GPUs you could look at the board I am using. It's only $30 more than the deluxe and has the same onboard NF200 chipset that the Extreme uses.
Edited by Robilar - 5/1/11 at 8:30pm
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