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I just gound this motherboard, but some of the specs are a bit confusing when comparing to the P5WD2-E Premium, so I was hoping you all could shed some light on which is better:

P5WDG2-WS: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131591
P5WD2-E Premium: http://www.newegg.com/Product/Produc...82E16813131589
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The P5WDG2-WS is a server board, and thus not geared towards enthusiasts like us. OC capabilities are likely not available.

You can go here and do a side by side compare of the boards. They seem nearly similar in specs.

I don't think the P5WDG2-WS is worth the extra $100 at all. It's just for a different market

EDIT: Correction, the P5WDG2-WS does have overclocking functions (finally finished that manual download...man, that bandwith of the ASUS site is horrible)
    
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The P5WDG2-WS has one of the new PCI-X slots. Is that going to be a popular thing in and/or a standard any time soon? If so, what slot will it replace?
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I have no idea. Personally, I don't see any good reason to drop $100 extra on the server MoBo. The PCI-X does not seem to be a loudly announced new hardware component, so my guess would be that's not going to be that big a deal for us enthusiasts (possible a more server geared functionality).

I think you'll be more than happy with either MoBo. They seem to be based on the same design, with additional server gimmicks for the WS.
    
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OK, thank you!
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