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post #11 of 26
I gave up on ASUS FUD a while ago.
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post #12 of 26
Quote:
Originally Posted by Mad_Handlez89 View Post
No- I'm an idiot. Now I know why my mum called me "special".

Sorry for the confusion
U confused the heck outta me!
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post #13 of 26
What's next? ultimoprimo premium?

IMO they should include the clip on coolers with the Deluxe.. It's steams my clams the way they parcel out the upgrades like a car dealership. I bought the Vanilla--not even so much as a USB add on for it...lucky to even get a box...then I bought the Deluxe expecting it to be truly "Deluxe" but again no real accessories...no fans...just eh Wifi stuff...which I don't really need.

Now the "Premium" which has the stuff that I feel should ship with the deluxe...
All this marketting stuff annoys me.

They have about 7 versions now..3, SE, VM. etc etc...not only making it harder for a new buyer to figure out--but only a few dollars apart at the top end...so why bother with so many variants?

It's got no better performance than the vanilla I am assuming...my deluxe oced the same as the Vanilla--no added tweaks or benefits.
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post #14 of 26
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No- I'm an idiot. Now I know why my mum called me "special".

Sorry for the confusion
>_>
post #15 of 26
evga black pearl ?? only black pearl i know of
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post #16 of 26
I thought it was watercooled because of the black pearl name but forgot that was only for EVGA
post #17 of 26
Well the Asus Premium (black pearl) and the Blitz Extreme (water cooled edition) were released at the same time Mad, so your not an idiot, just got confused
Here's a pic of the Blitz:

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post #18 of 26
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The Asus Black Pearl has built in WC - I remember seeing it........

EDIT: Im an idiot......
That's eVGA's Black Pearl.





What's the difference between the Deluxe/WiFi-AP and Premium/WiFi-AP?
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post #19 of 26
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CD,

The vanilla overclocks the same as all the other series. Its just that the deluxe has more bios option for even more into depth tweaking.
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post #20 of 26
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CD,

The vanilla overclocks the same as all the other series. Its just that the deluxe has more bios option for even more into depth tweaking.
Sweet! And I got the Deluxe before newegg raised the price $10.
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