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Poll Results: mATX or ATX mobo

 
  • 76% (13)
    mATX
  • 23% (4)
    ATX
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post #11 of 13
if i had to pick between those two boards id pick the mATX.
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post #12 of 13
If you go the mATX route, and I can't see why not, get the Asus Maximus GZ - better on board sound.

The biggest loss when going to mATX is the extra slots, but if you aren't going to use them - no loss.
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post #13 of 13
I personally don't see the point of going full ATX unless you will be using CrossFire or SLI - there is a much better selection of mATX and mITX voards now then there ever has been before.

Not many people need more than a Graphics card, Sound card and wireless card - that's what I'm using at the moment anyway.
I'm actually planning on moving to mITX soon! smile.gif


I'd say if you really don't need more than four slots, then you should go for mATX.
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