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Just got mine in wheee.gif


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Hey all,

I've been trying to find an answer to this question and have had no such luck, so I was hoping someone might be able to help me out. I'm gearing up to start my first major build, and I'm really confused as to why Asus seems to make users choose between the Maximus V and the Rampage IV. It would seem that the Maximus 5 is the all-around better board, but for whatever reason, if doesn't support quad-channel memory, whereas the Rampage IV does. Am I mistaken in this fact? Is there a reason why Asus has not released a Rampage 5 board? Forgive my ignorance, but it just seems weird that there's this segmentation, where users are forced to either go with an older processor to get quad-channel memory.
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Originally Posted by BigOlBilliam View Post

Hey all,

I've been trying to find an answer to this question and have had no such luck, so I was hoping someone might be able to help me out. I'm gearing up to start my first major build, and I'm really confused as to why Asus seems to make users choose between the Maximus V and the Rampage IV. It would seem that the Maximus 5 is the all-around better board, but for whatever reason, if doesn't support quad-channel memory, whereas the Rampage IV does. Am I mistaken in this fact? Is there a reason why Asus has not released a Rampage 5 board? Forgive my ignorance, but it just seems weird that there's this segmentation, where users are forced to either go with an older processor to get quad-channel memory.
Socket 1155 doesn't support quad channel memory. It's for socket 2011 processors ie Sandy Bridge -E and yet to be released Ivy Bridge -E. E is for Enthusiast, and the cpu's cost a substantial amount more. Here: http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16819116492 thats a cheap one biggrin.gif If you can afford it though, it's worth it if you'll use it. thumb.gif
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Enjoy! That's a great board you've got there buddy. thumb.gif
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This Is My Baby!

Asus Maximus V Gene

GTX 590 Quad Sli

2600k



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Is My rig..! thumb.gif

Asus Maximus V Gene rog !!



post #2937 of 4012
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Don't forget guys, if you want to join the club you need to either post a picture of your motherboard with your CPU-z or write your username on a piece of paper and take a picture of it in front of your motherboard.
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Just realized, I never posted a pic to join! This was a all new buil for me with exception of 1 of the cooling loops. Everything else is new. I have a set of GSkill Trident X 2600mhz 2X4gb Ram and three Xygmatek AOS fans coming this week to round out the harware. I will also be adding a rs240 between the cpu and vrms and a second RX360 to replace the mcp320 for gpu cooling. Hope to get this in a case soon!




Thanks ANDY, did this yesterday and forgot to post it after reading rules.
    
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I hope to get my GENE next week, I plan to start doing mATX ROG builds from now on wheee.gif
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post #2940 of 4012
Hy guys,
I think (I hope) this is the right place to put my question. So here it is: what should I choose between Maximus 5 Gene and Maximus 4 Extreme?
Prices are about the same on second hand market.
For now I will put a cheap Celeron/Pentium (Sandy or Ivy) and later (in autumn) I will buy an 2500k or 3570k (a used one, of course). I'm thinking at OC so which one is best for overclocking memory and goes higher in BCLK?

I know that the best option will be to go on 1150 socket but I don't have enought money how.
Thanks and sorry for my bad English. smile.gif
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