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Originally Posted by KenSaysRawr View Post

looking at a ASUS MAXIMUS IV EXTREME p67 board. any insight?
An expensive way of improving nothing but possibly looks. It's a good board though, so if you think it's worth it go ahead. smile.gif
 
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post #12 of 45
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Originally Posted by HothBase View Post

An expensive way of improving nothing but possibly looks. It's a good board though, so if you think it's worth it go ahead. smile.gif

I'd really focus on CPU cooling and a new GPU first though.

Darn, double post.. I can't get used to the new location of the edit button.
 
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post #13 of 45
Buying a board based on looks is a bad idea. While i agree that the asus board is good, its a lot of money for a different color. Have a look at the AsRock Z68 fatal1ty board. Its half the price, looks just as good and performs slightly stronger in my opinion.
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post #14 of 45
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Buying a board based on looks is a bad idea. While i agree that the asus board is good, its a lot of money for a different color. Have a look at the AsRock Z68 fatal1ty board. Its half the price, looks just as good and performs slightly stronger in my opinion.

I will look into it. thanks for the insight!
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Buying a board based on looks is a bad idea. While i agree that the asus board is good, its a lot of money for a different color. Have a look at the AsRock Z68 fatal1ty board. Its half the price, looks just as good and performs slightly stronger in my opinion.

The fatality board is not better than the Asus Maximus by any means. I have read of people having problems with the fatality board.

First OP, fill out your system specs, and flip the picture. It is very annoying lol.

The Maximus board would be good if you went with a red/black theme and if you wanted the best board for overclocking (especially if you want to go water cooling).
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post #16 of 45
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The fatality board is not better than the Asus Maximus by any means. I have read of people having problems with the fatality board.
First OP, fill out your system specs, and flip the picture. It is very annoying lol.
The Maximus board would be good if you went with a red/black theme and if you wanted the best board for overclocking (especially if you want to go water cooling).

that's what I was looking at too. and i dont need IDE on my board. and what specs? I filled out the build components (new user here). do you mean run some benches and add it??
if it helps, I havent oc'd the 2500k yet (still stock cooler) and oc'd the card to 823mhz core and 2000mhz memory

Edit: fixed the picture
Edited by KenSaysRawr - 2/19/12 at 11:12pm
post #17 of 45
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that's what I was looking at too. and i dont need IDE on my board. and what specs? I filled out the build components (new user here). do you mean run some benches and add it??
if it helps, I havent oc'd the 2500k yet (still stock cooler) and oc'd the card to 823mhz core and 2000mhz memory
Edit: fixed the picture

Doesn't look like you finished it since the components are not listed in your signature.

http://www.overclock.net/lists/component/manage/type/RIG
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sorry for being the noob but my build is all filled out and listed in my profile, idk why its not in my sig.I logged out and looked and its not showing up.
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Couldn't you remove that heat plate, paint it whatever color you want and then reattach it? I've seen a few people do that and it always looks great.
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Not a problem.

Just make sure that you go to the last page and select save and finish. I believe its page 5 performance or something. I had the same problem before. If you don't do the last page where it says finish, it doesn't do it.
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