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Asus.

Why? Take a look at the Gigabyte one.. Seriously, a **** GUN? We're not 5 year old little kids looking for a new toy.. Just looks dumb imo tongue.gif
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From his name he may actually be 5 years old.
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Not the same as Formula tongue.gif

Uhh please explain because as far as I am aware the onboard audio on the Formula and Extreme are both the same.

And again I ask, is this strictly a gaming build?
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Were I building an LGA-2011 system to day, I'd be using an ASUS P9X79 WS.
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Originally Posted by SamsungSucks View Post

Extreme doesn't have onboard audio so that can't be really good for gaming, plus its for overclocking mainly. Seriosly with the suggestions..
Anyone else opinions?

On-board audio is not ideal for gaming.

Even the best Realtek or Soundmax codecs don't support more than 32-voice polyphony.
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If you are doing work that will work out the cpu. Why not get the board meant for overclocking? Sandy bridge scales pretty much linearly in terms of clock speed and performance. This a 33% increase in clock speeds will make it 33% faster. Even if the board allowed you to get a 5% better overclock. If it takes you 12 hrs to render something that 5% would make it take 36min less.
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lol the rive wasn't my suggestion, it's useless for gaming build. RIVE = boost e-peen.

If you're willing to consider other options, the ASRock's Extreme -series is great.
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ASUS.

Why? See my Nickname.

Stupid? Explain your Nickname wink.gif

I build PC's for 18 years ONLY with ASUS mobo's and graphic cards, and they NEVER failed on me...

I suggest:

ASUS Z68 chipset (PCI-e 3.0/usb 3.0)

Intel 2600K (since you want the 3930K I won't tell you about the 2500K, way cheaper tho)

DECENT cooling to easy achieve 4.5GHz-5.0GHz (Thermalright Silver Arrow if it fits your case)

Get either 2x 4GB 1866MHz Corsair Vengeance or take the 4x 8GB sticks wink.gif --> Also buy 2x 4GB and NOT 4x 2GB. It's also 8GB but puts more stress on IMC

Google the words and put benchmark in it as well wink.gif enjoy the numbers biggrin.gif
   
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Okay, well anyways the Rampage IV Extreme has **** audio what ive got told by my friend. He had the older Extreme one also that came with external audio card and he says the old one sounded a million times better.
Rampage IV Exteme uses: Audio: 8-ch HD-audio, Realtek ALC898
Rampage IV Formula uses: Audio: 8-ch HD-audio, SupremeFX III

RIVE audio is definitely nothing stellar, but personally I think it suffices since I've never really been that big into high end audio equipment.
 
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