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[PTC] Unboxed: ASUS ROG Maximus VI Formula

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ASUS has employed the Thermal Armor design from its TUF motherboards to create one of the most striking gaming boards we have encountered.

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Finally we get some more pictures of the much wanted Formula, but I am really disappointed at the price. It should be cheaper than the Extreme we all know the "Thermal Armor" is a gimmick, but maybe it'll actually work ? tongue.gif
Edited by King Lycan - 7/29/13 at 3:28pm
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Source?
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Woops its there now tongue.gif
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drool.gif

That is one sexy motherboard
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Interesting that they will be priced higher than the extreme board. Very keen on one for sure.
    
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So what about that Impact Asus?
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Asus is getting way too comfortable with their pricing.

I honestly wish people would stop buying rog boards just because they're rog boards.
 
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Asus is getting way too comfortable with their pricing.

I honestly wish people would stop buying rog boards just because they're rog boards.

I was going to go with ROG but I think I will be going with Asrock for my Z87 build I really think they've dropped the ball especially with pricing.
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Asus is getting way too comfortable with their pricing.

I honestly wish people would stop buying rog boards just because they're rog boards.

Ya, come to think about it the high end z87 boards are WAY more expensive than then high end p67 when they cam out. IIRC The highest end p67 was ~$320 and now we are seeing $450 z87 mobos. Its weird, but I think its because of how we are seeing advancements in cpu in the regular chipsets rather the enthusiast ones.
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I honestly wish people would stop buying rog boards just because they're rog boards.
Pretty much this.

Compare the products and not the brands. Period. ASRock ZXX OC Formula, MSI Z87 (especially their MPower series) and of course GB *-UD5H or above motherboards are almost as good. This, if you ignore or care very less about ASUS exclusive goodies like bundled software and etc.
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