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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

I knew about the DIMMS... tongue.gif It's just that everytime a X79 board was announced everyone was like: Why can't I have RAM slots I won't even use! frown.gif And of course you could have triple GPUs with single slot waterblocks but how do you put enough rads in a mATX form factor...

You'd be surprised what Mid towers can fit tongue.gif

Yeah the whole I need 8 slot dimms rolleyes.gif How many people on LGA1155/1366 actually use all there slots? Very few.
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post #12 of 46
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Originally Posted by killnine View Post

Awesome, I love my Rampage II Gene, but would definitely jump on an open-box one of these if the price was right.

ASUS is genius for putting these out.

i see what you did there tongue.gif

but yeah, awesome board...
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post #13 of 46
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You'd be surprised what Mid towers can fit tongue.gif
Yeah the whole I need 8 slot dimms rolleyes.gif How many people on LGA1155/1366 actually use all there slots? Very few.

But if you have a mid tower, get an ATX Motherboard! tongue.gif Oh great... another useless board! mad.gif

Haha!
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post #14 of 46
Will probably cost $400+
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post #15 of 46
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Will probably cost $400+

ASUS mATX board currently cost like $60-80 less than the full ATX board for the Z68 chipset. I have hopes that this will be priced reasonably.
 
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post #16 of 46
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But if you have a mid tower, get an ATX Motherboard! tongue.gif Oh great... another useless board! mad.gif
Haha!

How bout no!!!! tongue.gif I always have mATX rigs in Mid towers, thats just how I roll tongue.gif
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post #17 of 46
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Originally Posted by Snowmen View Post

But if you have a mid tower, get an ATX Motherboard! tongue.gif Oh great... another useless board! mad.gif
Haha!

You should see what the SFF forum has done with their cases. There are no issues with getting rads in a mATX case as long as you get the right case.

Asus knows who they're selling to, and for those people this is a non-issue. thumb.gif
     
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post #18 of 46
Looks good.

But I'm going to enjoy my much cheaper 1366 Rampage III Gene

I've always loved the Gene
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post #19 of 46
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You should see what the SFF forum has done with their cases. There are no issues with getting rads in a mATX case as long as you get the right case.
Asus knows who they're selling to, and for those people this is a non-issue. thumb.gif

I'm aware of that wink.gif I was just having a bit of fun.
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post #20 of 46
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Originally Posted by Jesse^_^ View Post

There is only 4 Dimms due to the area of the board!! Not a chance in hell they could put on 8. The VRM Heatsink and the VRM's themselves take the space up.
The thrid PCI-e slot is for 3 way SLI/CF however only someone with Single slot waterblock'd Graphics cards could use it.
You could still have 32GB of RAM anyways, with 8GB sticks.

The third pci-e slot is for a 2nd direct cu II card which are also made by ASUS. These cards take up 3 slots so the last pci-e slot would be perfect. Basically its for any triple slot card, but mostly asus makes them..
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