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$550 haha yeah right asus, theres a point where paying for looks just becomes stupid, and asus needs to learn that already.

Kind of agree with this. Don't want to pay another $100-200 just to have a black board with a little better audio and some other minor features.
 
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$550 haha yeah right asus, theres a point where paying for looks just becomes stupid, and asus needs to learn that already.

Obviously you've never heard of this board http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157327
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That is pushing things just a tad lol!............. I wonder how much it costs Asus to manufacture this same board and how many times they are marking it up! It is a beautiful board dont get me wrong, but at that price range iam just guessing they wont sell to many.
     
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post #344 of 3689
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Obviously you've never heard of this board http://www.newegg.ca/Product/Product.aspx?Item=N82E16813157327

i know of that board, also overpriced, and looks like garbage like most of ASrocks boards, the problem here is this new asus board will most likely be within 1 to 5% of the normal RIVE, but be priced 200 bucks more.
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drool.gif its black! (not being racist)
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i know of that board, also overpriced, and looks like garbage like most of ASrocks boards, the problem here is this new asus board will most likely be within 1 to 5% of the normal RIVE, but be priced 200 bucks more.

More like 150$ but still seeing as this is aimed @ those looking to break records and go extreme, if they're already popping X series chips in then they auto assume the buyer will have the $$$ for throwing down into this board.


That being said, I'm mainly drawn to it as it being something NEW vs something older like the RIVE where things HAVE changed somewhat since. Price was is still ballistic, I can understand the ASROCK due to the Dual PLX chips but even then just wow, I used to always think the CPU was the most expensive part till I got into high end video cards, now it seems like the mother board is one of the top 3, and being more than all of the intel lines minus the X series that really puts a damper on people that are doing a full build..

Sad part is some of us that are complaining will still end up flipping the bill anyways ninja.gif
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More like 150$ but still seeing as this is aimed @ those looking to break records and go extreme, if they're already popping X series chips in then they auto assume the buyer will have the $$$ for throwing down into this board.


That being said, I'm mainly drawn to it as it being something NEW vs something older like the RIVE where things HAVE changed somewhat since. Price was is still ballistic, I can understand the ASROCK due to the Dual PLX chips but even then just wow, I used to always think the CPU was the most expensive part till I got into high end video cards, now it seems like the mother board is one of the top 3, and being more than all of the intel lines minus the X series that really puts a damper on people that are doing a full build..

Sad part is some of us that are complaining will still end up flipping the bill anyways ninja.gif

That's how I felt. I didn't want to pay $430 for a two year old design R4E. I wanted a new design.
 
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That's how I felt. I didn't want to pay $430 for a two year old design R4E. I wanted a new design.

This... I'm just going to keep putting off buying my cpu/board. I have everything else, and can get a ton of work done on "another" in the mean time. Like debezelling my monitors!( or actually unpacking everything in the new house)

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There is really nothing special about this board other than audio and updated with standard mobo 2013 ROG feature set. If the price is right I will upgrade. This is not a special edition so I'm hoping around $450. Its basically a cross between Max VI Extreme and Formula for X79, with 8 dimm. The board itself is special but no special features.
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There is really nothing special about this board other than audio and updated with standard mobo 2013 ROG feature set. If the price is right I will upgrade. This is not a special edition so I'm hoping around $450. Its basically a cross between Max VI Extreme and Formula for X79, with 8 dimm. The board itself is special but no special features.

We will have to wait and see if Ivy CPUs overclock better with these new boards than with the standard RIVE. If the whole "IBE OPTIMIZATION" is a sales marketing pitch and nothing more, then you're right, nothing special compared to the regular rampage 4.
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