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post #11 of 19
Is the ASRock Extreme11 the best X79 mobo. I still haven't unboxed my RIVE and can still return it and get the AE11
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post #12 of 19
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ya... why did you post it here and not your own thread?
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post #13 of 19

I wouldn't get the Extreme 11 because of the chipset fan. It can get quite loud under load and won't turn off immediately after the load has gone.

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post #14 of 19
My vote go for the RIVF. It's basically a RIVE without the fluffly stuff, a bit less epeen, it have a normal form factor and a solid bios. It have a good PCIe spacing too. It's also cheaper.
post #15 of 19
Mine never get answered lol sorry mate.
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post #16 of 19
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thats ok, you get your answer?
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post #17 of 19
I love my Big Bang XPower II. I wouldn't even trade it for 2 RIVEs and an AE11. Sure the heatsinks are considered a bit gaudy, but they look great in my opinion. If you are planning on water cooling you could always get the XSPC water blocks. Click Bios is more intuitive in my opinion than the Asus UEFI Bios (own P8P67 Deluxe).
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post #18 of 19
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great to hear, thank you:D
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post #19 of 19
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Originally Posted by funfortehfun View Post

I wouldn't get the Extreme 11 because of the chipset fan. It can get quite loud under load and won't turn off immediately after the load has gone.


And it's slow because you pay a double penalty for the plx chips and the sas controller was oversold.
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