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post #11 of 24
well truly i have no idea what the actual difference is but i ordered the deluxe anyways... but yeah there is about a 100$ CAD difference between the two... so yes I just ordered one...hoping for a present on FRIDAY! Should be a good kick off 2 my summer...W00T!
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post #12 of 24
P5K-Deluxe....
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post #13 of 24
If you are waiting until July / August timeframe the X38 is for you. Most likely in the flavor of the DX38BT from Intel.
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post #14 of 24
The difference could be major, you have the 8 phase power change and the PCB on the board itself has Stack N Cool 2 which makes the board run cooler and also the North & South bridge have pipes for cooling. And a lot more solid caps as well, plus the cooling on the VRM. So:

P5K vs P5K-Deluxe
post #15 of 24
Os.
1. If you're looking to buy around the end of july, may I interest you in the ASUS P5KC(if you can find it yet) it supports both DDR2 and DDR3 incase you think of upgrading anytime soon. I havent seen any reviews on it yet but i figure the performance is comparable to the P5K deluxe or so.250$ US approx

2. If you are in NO WAY interested in DDR3, the P5N32-E SLI 680i chipset has provent itself countless of times and is loaded with options. 200$ US approx

3. cheaper is the P5N-E SLi 650i board. My cpuz link below speaks for itself. 500mhz fsb, great options, same as the P5N32-E sli but only 2 pci-x. 129$ US approx
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post #16 of 24
Nevaziah, i know that the P5N32e-SLi has proven itself well with dual cors but quad cores are a different animal all together, the new chipset, truly helps them acheive higher and more stable Overclocks. I myself currently use the P5N32e-sli and I have had so many issues withit it's really made me sad... and the striker is a different animal all together but all in all I beleive that the P5K deluxe far overthrows the P5n32e anyday in the world of Quadcores, so much so that i went ahead and bought one myself...
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post #17 of 24
you can try the asus P5K deluxe, great board, 1333MHz max bus speed, not too pricey, and it has a copper pipes lowering temps by up to 20C
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post #18 of 24
EVGA 680i NF68-A1 would be better.
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EVGA 680i NF68-A1 would be better.
I'm ordering that one.
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post #20 of 24
any that support two or more RAID with fast speeds? I get 133MB/s on the 680i SB on my P5N32E-SLI and don't want to give that up
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