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Pics of the new Asus Maximus II Formula chipset
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Sweet. I wonder how the two PCI-E x16 slots are wired electrically....
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Quote:
Originally Posted by scottb75 View Post
http://en.hardspell.com/doc/showcont.asp?news_id=3343

Pics of the new Asus Maximus II Formula chipset
Not to be a Kiljoy! but, Repost
Quote:
Originally Posted by Urufu_Shinjiro View Post
Sweet. I wonder how the two PCI-E x16 slots are wired electrically....
They are reported to be 2.0 x8, x8 (just like the rest of the P45 series)
(Much better than the old P35's x16, x4)

Still, 2.0 x8 is just as good as older 1.1 x16.
But, Meh! Why not 2.0 x16, x16 like the X series?!
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Originally Posted by SpcCdr View Post
Not to be a Kiljoy! but, Repost

They are reported to be 2.0 x8, x8 (just like the rest of the P45 series)
(Much better than the old P35's x16, x4)

Still, 2.0 x8 is just as good as older 1.1 x16.
But, Meh! Why not 2.0 x16, x16 like the X series?!
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That doesn't make sence since my board is at 2.0 x16 x16.

EDIT: I take it back as I just realized its a P and not an X.
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Quote:
Originally Posted by SpcCdr View Post
Not to be a Kiljoy! but, Repost

They are reported to be 2.0 x8, x8 (just like the rest of the P45 series)
(Much better than the old P35's x16, x4)

Still, 2.0 x8 is just as good as older 1.1 x16.
But, Meh! Why not 2.0 x16, x16 like the X series?!
Cheers ALL
Quote:
Originally Posted by tr8rjohnk View Post
That doesn't make sence since my board is at 2.0 x16 x16.

EDIT: I take it back as I just realized its a P and not an X.

And that is precisely the difference between the X and P series.
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Quote:
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And that is precisely the difference between the X and P series.
Aren't the X-series chipsets supposed to high-binned Ps?
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Oh my god.... Definitely Want.
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Now that's a sleek looking design.
 
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Jesus, mobos of the future are going to be one giant heatsink. Isn't it time to say bye bye to the floppy drive? I rather have an extra IDE than a floppy
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