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just wondering if anybody out there has had both type of boards and could compare them, is it worth the extra 30 dollars to get the X48?
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X48 boards are higher binned, so in theory, they should OC more
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anybody had both and can compare
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I have the X38, and it's easy to compare to an X48 if you do your homework. The 48's just support higher FSB, but typically it's in a range that isn't practical to use, or they are for non-standard CPU's. OC'ing is about the same on them. Save yourself the dough and get an X38.
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post #5 of 5
get a maximus formula and put the rampage formula bios mod on
gives you the same features as the rampage formula (x48 board)
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