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Nice, personally I'd only want 2xPCIe-3 and 1 full size PCIe-2, and then some smaller PCIe, never used PCI
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Hopefully the fan headers/control work differently this time. Thought it might not matter since I'll most likely pick up a dedicated fan controller since I water Cool.
post #23 of 47
Talk about boring asus. Looks like as rock will be getting my money instead
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Talk about boring asus. Looks like as rock will be getting my money instead

If you're a true overclocker, you'll be getting the Maximus VI Extreme. Look at the OC Pannel. This is amazing! I almost want a Rampage V Extreme just for this thing. This is an all in one OC + Volt meter + everything you need to OC on the hardware level!

OC Key was cool but this is what the Extreme series needed from the start.

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Originally Posted by Syan48306 View Post

If you're a true overclocker, you'll be getting the Maximus VI Extreme. Look at the OC Pannel. This is amazing! I almost want a Rampage V Extreme just for this thing. This is an all in one OC + Volt meter + everything you need to OC on the hardware level!

OC Key was cool but this is what the Extreme series needed from the start.


lachen.gif Im not wasting 400 dollars on a mainstream board. I'll get the OC formula which will be half the price and overclock just as well. Im sick of Asus overpriced crap
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post #26 of 47
^ Agreed, ASRock makes really good boards at really great prices.

If I were to but any asus board it would be the Gene for my corsair 350D
post #27 of 47
I wish Asus had made an m-ITX Z87 ROG board... Gigabyte boards are looking like a better option this time around.
post #28 of 47
The Gene looks good. Hard to ask for more in an mATX board.

I'm still waiting on an ROG ITX board...


Oh goody, just saw the Gryphon has a "thermal armor kit" as well. That'll be nice to cover up that "Windows 8 Ready" nonsense.
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post #29 of 47
Hmmm.... I like dat Gene.

Wondering if I should mini itx for next build. Would be an interesting challenge. Would be awesome to have a ton of power in a tiny box. biggrin.gif

Then again... That extreme board is pretty sweet.
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post #30 of 47
I say go corsair 350d with that gene heheh smile.gif
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