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Should I swap Z97 for X99

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Hey all, I've been offered an i7 5820K, MSI X99S SLI PLUS and 16GB 2400MHz RAM for my i7 4790K, Asus Maximus VII Hero and 16GB 2133MHz RAM, with me paying $110 on top. Should I? My only concern is the motherboard, I don't know if I'll like it because of the crappy onboard audio and the lack of a Q-Code... Suggestions appreciated smile.gif
Edited by REAPER XD - 1/28/16 at 12:38am
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I'd go for it if I were you. You're getting a more robust and far more expandable platform with an upcoming round of new chips being released this year (Broadwell-E).

My $0.02...wink.gif
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