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Nice Sabertooth smile.gif I'd like to know where the m2 slot is..the second pci1.0 maybe?
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The Z97 deluxe is extremely ugly, but the RoG boards look nice as always.
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Hmm... nice lineup, but how big of a REAL improvement can we expect from a new lineup like this? From what I've seen over the years, there are little to no improvements in same generation motherboard releases. Just new colors and layout changes. Is there any real new tech in any new motherboards I've just missed? Not talking a move to DDR4 or anything, since that's a ways off still, but something NEW. Why choose these when they release as opposed to what's out right now? Am I just way off base here?
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post #25 of 131
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Originally Posted by szeged View Post

no extreme? dissapoint.

Extreme lineup is for the LGA2011 (or similar) sockets, not the 1150 (or whatever) sockets.
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Asus have had the Formula and Extreme lines for both enthusiast (Rampage) and mainstream sockets (Maximus).
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Quote:
Originally Posted by galaxyy View Post

Extreme lineup is for the LGA2011 (or similar) sockets, not the 1150 (or whatever) sockets.

There are also extreme boards for mainstream intel sockets. It's rampage that's reserved for the high end socket.

This time I guess they're just going to take their time with the extreme since K-series SKUs aren't coming out until mid-late summer.
 
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New level of ugliness.
Thank god we don't have this kind of crappy design on X79
yes, you guys do
asus ditched the blue for black/gold
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post #29 of 131
ROG stuff looks amazing but I still can't stand the color scheming on the Sabertooth series.

Maybe I should have waited for Z97 instead of going Z87 just a few months ago!
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I like the Deluxe. Also I like the word deluxe ever since the old P5B-Deluxe smile.gif
    
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