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Rampage Gene-Z?
What's the difference between the Rampage and Maximus brands these days? I'm still "living in the days" of the original where they were the same sans the Rampage being DDR3. The chipsets were even nearly identical (X38/X48). In fact, I'm running the Rampage BIOS on my Maximus.
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I just hope they add support for the xpander.
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Hmm, that Maximus IV GENE-Z would go great in a Silverstone FT03.
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why is there only 2 USB 3 at the back?
    
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Anyone experienced the X-fi chipset built in these ROG motherboards? How does it perform?
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post #46 of 77
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Originally Posted by OC'ing Noob View Post
Right after I purchased my P8P67-M board too...... Just my luck!
Well where ya been dude.Word that these z68 boards were coming has been out for a while now.
I personally wouldn't even consider a micro atx.I would buy an atx case first.
Edited by djsi38t - 5/12/11 at 11:26am
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Well where ya been dude.Word that these z68 boards were coming has been out for a while now.
I personally wouldn't even consider a micro atx.I would buy an atx case first.
I knew Z68 was being released. The Maximus IV Gene board was just announced.
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post #48 of 77
I want this so bad, time to hit the newspapers and whatnot for some extra part time work on the side.
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post #49 of 77
OH DAMN ASUS!

3 expansion slots? Come on...

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Originally Posted by Princess Garnet View Post
What's the difference between the Rampage and Maximus brands these days? I'm still "living in the days" of the original where they were the same sans the Rampage being DDR3. The chipsets were even nearly identical (X38/X48). In fact, I'm running the Rampage BIOS on my Maximus.
The Rampage name is currently used on the Enthusiast socket/chipset, whereas the Maximus is ever so slightly more mainstream. So while the Maximus has been 775, 1156 and now 1155, the Rampage is now exclusively 1366. I imagine we'll get a new Rampage board with the 2011 socket.

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Anyone experienced the X-fi chipset built in these ROG motherboards? How does it perform?
I drive my headphones with it. It's sufficient.
Edited by RonindeBeatrice - 5/12/11 at 12:15pm
    
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OH DAMN ASUS!
The target audience of this board will not miss the lack of a slot under the first PCI-e slot.
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