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ASUS Rampage IV Extreme, Sabertooth or P9X79 WS?

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I'm ready to purchase one of these boards, what's the best bet?

Sabertooth
Rampage
P9X79 WS
Edited by brown bird - 1/16/12 at 2:45pm
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rampage is a better board, but im sure that the best bang for your buck is the sabertooth.

depend how high end you are going with your build
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Well, it all depends. If you will only use up to 2 GPU's save some money and go with the Sabertooth. If you need more than 2 GPU's go with the rampage or the WS.
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Well, if you want the "SUPAAA HAI END" bords, its the Rampage IV Extreme.

To be honest, I would buy it even if I didn't need all of it features, just due to its looks rolleyes.gif

I think we all can agree the sabertooth boards looks ugly drunken.gif
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The Sabertooth says Quad GPU but I only see 3 slots...am I missing something?
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for a reason asus named EXTREME
of course ASUS Rampage IV Extreme is top of the line for EXTREME users.


--ASUS Rampage IV Extreme
--I7 3930k

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Edited by renaldy - 1/16/12 at 12:02pm
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The Sabertooth says Quad GPU but I only see 3 slots...am I missing something?

no there is really 4 pci-e. If you run the in quad SLI, you will get 16x 8x 8x 8x...

What will be your processor?
if you get an 3930k , think about the rampage, cause an 3930k overclock give the same performance as the 3960k oc
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Going with the Rampage!
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The Sabertooth says Quad GPU but I only see 3 slots...am I missing something?

Yes you are. Its a marketing Gimmick, they mean you can run 2x 6990's or 2x 590's. You can only run 2 Physical cards though.

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no there is really 4 pci-e. If you run the in quad SLI, you will get 16x 8x 8x 8x...
What will be your processor?
if you get an 3930k , think about the rampage, cause an 3930k overclock give the same performance as the 3960k oc
No, only 3 slots, 2 of which you can put GPU's in for CFX/SLI. See above.
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No, only 3 slots, 2 of which you can put GPU's in for CFX/SLI. See above.
ohhh. I looked at the rampage tongue.gif
the rampage has 4 pci-e 2.0 + 1 pci-e 3.0
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