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ASUS Rampage III Formula Upgrade over ASUS P6T worth it?

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Hey guys,

I found this board for 200 from a person I know.
I want to know:

1)Is this board a good deal for 200?
2)Will this board perform much better than my P6T?
3)Could it potentially result in a better overclock?
4)My P6T lets me hit 4.2ghz @ 1.36V can I get a lower Vcore with this board or is it all dependent on the CPU?

Thanks +rep for help!
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I wouldn't bother.
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wouldnt bother unless youre trying to go for some suicide runs and extreme overclocking. in that case get the rampage III. if youre not, then dont.
 
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Unless you need newer features or added features from the Formula board, I would not bother. You OC will not be any better.
     
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yeah i went from the P6T to the rampage iii extreme myself for the following reasons

1. i needed more SATA ports and wanted SATA III (i broke 2 SATA ports on my p6t making it worse)
2. 4 way crossfire/SLI
3. USB 3.0


dont expect a better overclock though
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