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http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...=p5k%2bpremium $240 @ newegg
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its the same as the other p5k prem, same price, but supports DDR2 1066 natively without the mem speed tuning
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its the same as the other p5k prem, same price, but supports DDR2 1066 natively without the mem speed tuning
And it has Water cooling built in...........
    
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And it has Water cooling built in...........

i dont think so. look at the pictures in the form, they are the same board as the original p5k-prem. and the board is the same price. maybe i am blind and willing to accept fault, but i cannot see this "built in" water cooling.
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And it has Water cooling built in...........
Not from the pictures I saw... Can you link us to the picture with the "built in" watercooling please? Otherwise though I think that it's a massive waste.
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Not from the pictures I saw... Can you link us to the picture with the "built in" watercooling please? Otherwise though I think that it's a massive waste.
The Asus Black Pearl has built in WC - I remember seeing it........

EDIT: Im an idiot......
    
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Correction: Asus Blitz Extreme has the WC built in
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The Asus Black Pearl has built in WC - I remember seeing it........

EDIT: Im an idiot......
Nah you're not an idiot.... I think that you're thinking of whatever that "Blitz" board is that I read on the other forum. It sounded like it had water blocks on the NB, SB, and Mossies. I just wanted to make sure that I hadn't gone and overlooked a reason that this board should cost 240$.
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Nah you're not an idiot.... I think that you're thinking of whatever that "Blitz" board is that I read on the other forum. It sounded like it had water blocks on the NB, SB, and Mossies. I just wanted to make sure that I hadn't gone and overlooked a reason that this board should cost 240$.
this board is the same as the other P5K board IMO. same price, i don't know if its performance warrants its price tag, but all in all it seems fair. But for 250$ you can get a tried and true top of the line EVGA 680i board. or even less then that. then again, they don't flow at 295 gb+ on sata like the p35's.

the blitz is a waste of money, i think. save money and install the cheaper blocks your self
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Nah you're not an idiot.... I think that you're thinking of whatever that "Blitz" board is that I read on the other forum. It sounded like it had water blocks on the NB, SB, and Mossies. I just wanted to make sure that I hadn't gone and overlooked a reason that this board should cost 240$.
No- I'm an idiot. Now I know why my mum called me "special".

Sorry for the confusion
    
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