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I was thinking about changing out my D975xbx to this mobo too.
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Must say that, that's an insane board.
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so it seems if your lucky you could be getting a good one and if your not your stuck with a crappy one, ill stick with my p965 chipset for a while
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Glad I bought the P5N32-E instead (had a striker ordered but changed my mind). My board has had zero issues and overclocks better. The bling on the striker is nice (switches for cmos, digital screen, leds etc) but not worth the huge price difference. And I can overclock higher as well!
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I love the P5N32-E SLI, I love being able to control everything... mind you I haven't upgraded in 2 years. My last board was primitive compared to this (P4P800-E DELUXE).
    
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Wow, there is really no excuse for this board to be anything but spectacular. It might be on the 680i chipset itself, but the premium Asus is charging is absolutely mind boggling. I honestly think this is highway robbery for a mobo. I love the extra features, the leds, the back panel that diagnoses problems, the quick cmos reset feature. But honestly, those are just nice side items to the meat of an enthusiast board: overclocking.

Serves Asus right to get slapped around for releasing a board like this at the price point it is now.
    
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Quote:
Originally Posted by Robilar View Post
Glad I bought the P5N32-E instead (had a striker ordered but changed my mind). My board has had zero issues and overclocks better. The bling on the striker is nice (switches for cmos, digital screen, leds etc) but not worth the huge price difference. And I can overclock higher as well!
P5N32-E isn't cheap either. It comes in at over $300!
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Originally Posted by pauldovi View Post
P5N32-E isn't cheap either. It comes in at over $300!
I paid $254 CDN + GST, thats about $232 total in USD
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