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Awesome looking mosfets.
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Oh come on!
I said "I guess it will be the best Asus board to date".
I said "guess" but you can't deny the fact its one of the most feature righ oc board ever made.

Ah, must have skimmed over that. It definitely is feature rich, that's for sure. The OC Key and ROG Connect features are definitely something that Asus has above the competition.
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I had a talk with Christian Ney,he already has a Maximus V Extreme with him.
I hope you know Christian Ney!
According to him its a very feature riched oc board and is clocking the chips flawlessly under LN2.

The relatively low-end Gigabyte Z77X-UD3H set an overclock record on LN2, and costs probably 1/3rd of what the Extreme will cost.

The way I see it, overclocking is a lot less motherboard dependent nowadays, with Intel's chips at least, and much more CPU dependent. A mid-range Z77 board with a good VRM system won't overclock any worse than a top-end board.

And with Haswell's integrated VRMs on the CPU... overclocking boards are going to have less and less to differentiate themselves from each other.
Edited by Tsumi - 6/6/12 at 3:27pm
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Well when it comes to multi gpu benching the plx8747 chip is giving extra performence.
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Well when it comes to multi gpu benching the plx8747 chip is giving extra performence.

I did say I was mostly referring to CPU overclocking, right? wink.gif

And for multi-GPU benching, I think I would prefer X79 with the 40 direct PCI-E connections instead of the 16 through a second chip.
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But plx8747 is performing flawlessly,check out and even for multi gpu e becher will most likely choose Ivy.
Like I said befor LGA2011 is for those who are looking for a 24/7 4.8-5ghz stable 6core power house.
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But plx8747 is performing flawlessly,check out and even for multi gpu e becher will most likely choose Ivy.
Like I said befor LGA2011 is for those who are looking for a 24/7 4.8-5ghz stable 6core power house.

You're arguing PLX is superior to PCI-e lanes going directly to the CPU? confused.gif

40 PCI-e lanes directly to the CPU is way better. Ivy still only offers 16 lanes, you can't artificially create more bandwidth even with the addition of PLX/NF200.

As for extreme benchmarks (3DMark, Cinebench, etc), SBe still scores better than Ivy.
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That z77 Maximus Extreme looks real nice. Sucks the IB chips have heat problems, probably won't impact the sales of these boards but I find it a bit ironic that the best 1155 Asus board to date is designed for the worst 1155 chips to date, hoping for a new revision. At least it's backward compatible with Sandy =)
    
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That z77 Maximus Extreme looks real nice. Sucks the IB chips have heat problems, probably won't impact the sales of these boards but I find it a bit ironic that the best 1155 Asus board to date is designed for the worst 1155 chips to date, hoping for a new revision. At least it's backward compatible with Sandy =)

Don't be so quick to jump to conclusions. Just because a chip is not good because you have the worst tier of cooling does not mean it is a bad chip. On the other end of the spectrum people are rejoicing as Ivybridge scales really well with the cold while sandybridge did not. Its best to just keep an open mind and try and analyse all perspectives. In my own opnion I believe that Ivybridge is better than sandybridge because it does not suffer stability issues at high voltages with degradation, but I digress.
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Don't be so quick to jump to conclusions. Just because a chip is not good because you have the worst tier of cooling does not mean it is a bad chip. On the other end of the spectrum people are rejoicing as Ivybridge scales really well with the cold while sandybridge did not. Its best to just keep an open mind and try and analyse all perspectives. In my own opnion I believe that Ivybridge is better than sandybridge because it does not suffer stability issues at high voltages with degradation, but I digress.

It does scale really well, the memory controller is also excellent. However as a majority of users are not using Phase or LN2, SB is a better option due to better overclocked performance attainable on normal cooling, EVEN with IB's higher IPC.

But hey this has been debated to the bone, let's agree to disagree so we can stay on topic =)

I will consider throwing down on a build for my friend using the MVE and a binned 2600k, he was going have me build a ~$1000 rig around his birthday as his studies are very costly, I think he would really appreciate it =)
    
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As for extreme benchmarks (3DMark, Cinebench, etc), SBe still scores better than Ivy.

Not necessarily. Ivy is better for just about all 3d benches, with the exception of vantage and arguably 3d11.
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