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post #11 of 20
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Oh that's no good haha.

If I get something other than 800 RAM, can I manually enter voltages and timings to get the speed?

Like if I get 1066 RAM but in an 800 board, can I make it run at 1066?
Asus's NVidia boards suck They always try to mod them a little and make them sooper dooper, unfortunately it doesn't always work out, especially for overclockers. Sometimes you get lucky, sometimes it's a real pain in the @$$.
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Asus's NVidia boards suck They always try to mod them a little and make them sooper dooper, unfortunately it doesn't always work out, especially for overclockers. Sometimes you get lucky, sometimes it's a real pain in the @$$.
Hahah oh yeah?

You have a rampage... how is is working out for you?
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post #13 of 20
all i can say is DFI DK P35 or DFI DK X38 FTW
    
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post #14 of 20
personally, i would recommend any DFI motherboard over Asus. I believe that their quality has decreased recently. And all those posts that say "if this and this, then it is a great board".....a great board is one that works with any ram, CPU, isn't DOA. Go with DFI.
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post #15 of 20
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so the DFI is beter

But can you really say the striker extreme is terrible?

It's cheaper

My friend has the striker extreme and he hasn't said anything about it being buggy or anything
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post #16 of 20
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Hahah oh yeah?

You have a rampage... how is is working out for you?
The Rampage is great. Asus + Intel chipsets = Magic

If you get the right RAM, the Striker kicks @$$.
post #17 of 20
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post #18 of 20
It all depends on what you like, there both fine companys. your choice.


I had DFI and ASUS and like them equally the same.
post #19 of 20
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Hahaha

Well i ended up buying the DFI today!! Open box for 160 instead of 240
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post #20 of 20
DFI over ASUS FTW
    
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